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A Conversation With The New NSF Director

November 12, 2010 9:35 am | Podcasts | Comments

Subra Suresh, former dean of engineering at MIT, was sworn in last month as director of the National Science Foundation, which doles out billions of dollars for basic research each year. Suresh talks about his priorities and how the NSF's budget is likely to fare with the new Congress.

Bye, Bye Ivory Tower. Scientists Pledge To Speak Out

November 12, 2010 9:35 am | Podcasts | Comments

This week, a group of scientists called the "rapid response team" has promised to speak up about climate change and take skeptics head-on, even if that means participating in political debates. But does this verge on advocacy? And is that a problem? Ira Flatow and guests discuss.

Flying By A Small, Hyperactive Comet

November 12, 2010 9:35 am | Podcasts | Comments

When it comes to comets, gassy is good, or at least informative, says astronomer Michael A'Hearn. NASA's Deep Impact probe has been snapping pictures of Hartley 2 -- a small comet that is spewing a lot of gas and dust for its size. What do researchers hope to learn from the comet?

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How To Hunt For Lichens

November 12, 2010 9:34 am | Podcasts | Comments

Lichens grow practically everywhere, but they have been neglected by scientists for years, says James Lendemer, a lichenologist with New York Botanical Garden. Lendemer took Science Friday on a trip to the Tannersville Cranberry Bog in Pennsylvania to explore the diversity of lichens living there.

Interleukin genetic test sales bump up in Q3

November 12, 2010 9:33 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

Waltham-based diagnostics company Interleukin Genetics Inc. has reported that it has significantly narrowed its loss due to increased sales of its genetics tests.

Foundation Medicine names Cronin as new SVP

November 12, 2010 9:33 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

Foundation Medicine Inc. has appointed Maureen Cronin, a former VP of translational research at Genomic Health Inc., in the newly created role of senior vice president of research and product development.

Misonix Announces New Distribution Agreement for South Africa

November 12, 2010 8:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

FARMINGDALE, N.Y., Nov. 12, 2010 /- Misonix, Inc. (Nasdaq: MSON ), a developer of state of the art, ultrasonic medical device technology, which worldwide is used for acute health conditions, has entered into a new, three year, exclusive distribution agreement with Applied Bio Surgical...

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Dehaier Medical Announces Third Quarter 2010 Financial Results

November 12, 2010 8:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

BEIJING, Nov. 12, 2010 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Dehaier Medical Systems Ltd. (Nasdaq: DHRM ) ("Dehaier" or the "Company"), an emerging leader in the development, assembly, marketing and sale of medical devices and homecare medical products in China, today announced its financial...

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WebMD to Present at the Citi 7th Annual U.S. Small/Mid Cap Conference

November 12, 2010 8:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

NEW YORK, Nov. 12, 2010 /- WebMD Health Corp. (Nasdaq: WBMD ) today announced that Wayne Gattinella, President and CEO, will deliver a presentation at the Citi 7th Annual U.S. Small/Mid Cap Conference on Tuesday, November 16, 2010 at 1:55 p.m. ET and Anthony Vuolo, COO and CFO, will join...

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ERT to Present at Lazard Capital Markets' 7th Annual Healthcare Conference on November 16, 2010

November 12, 2010 8:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 12, 2010 /- ERT (Nasdaq: ERES ), announced today that Dr. Michael J. McKelvey, the Company's President and CEO, is scheduled to present at Lazard Capital Markets' 7th Annual Healthcare Conference at 10:55 AM EST on November 16, 2010 in New York City, New...

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HistoRx Announces First Clinical Diagnostic Use of AQUA® Technology

November 12, 2010 8:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

BRANFORD, Conn., Nov. 12, 2010 /- HistoRx, Inc. (privately held), a diagnostics company, announced the launch and first commercial sale this week of clinical diagnostic assays based on AQUA® technology.  Genoptix, Inc. (Nasdaq: GXDX ), a specialized laboratory service provider,...

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Winner Medical fiscal 4Q net income rises 7 pct

November 12, 2010 6:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Winner Medical Group Inc. said Friday its fiscal fourth quarter net income climbed 7 percent, as strong sales in North and South America boosted performance while European orders slowed due to the debt crisis.The company is based in Shenzhen, China, and makes medical dressings and consumer...

Tracking $40 billion in commitments for maternal and child health

November 12, 2010 6:35 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Partnership for Maternal, Newborn & Child Health) This year, governments, foundations, businesses, multilateral organizations, non-governmental organizations and health care professional associations publicly pledged more than $ 40 billion to improve maternal and child health and...

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Overcurrent Protection Device For Li-Ion Batteries Offers Size, Cost Benefits

November 12, 2010 6:32 am | Product Releases | Comments

Tyco Electronics, a global leader in circuit protection solutions, has introduced a metal hybrid PPTC (MHP) technology, useful for high-rate-discharge battery applications at ratings above 30 VDC/30 A.

Resistive Touch Screen User Interfaces Offer Low Power

November 12, 2010 6:26 am | Nkk Switches | Product Releases | Comments

NKK Switches, a leading designer and manufacturer of innovative electromechanical switches, offers its new FT Series of resistive touch screen user interface devices.

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