Oil from the Deepwater Horizon spill in the Gulf of Mexico has begun to make landfall in Louisiana's Chandeleur Islands. Nancy Rabalais, director of the Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium, says the spill's effects on the larger Gulf ecosystem could last for years.
Crews are lowering a 100-ton box over a portion of the gushing Deepwater Horizon oil platform in an attempt to capture some of the oil and funnel it to the surface. It's unclear whether the attempt will work, and engineers are examining other options.
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Field studies have shown for the first time that several common species of seaweeds in both the Pacific and Caribbean Oceans can kill corals upon contact using chemical means.
Researchers create a protein-based material that flexes just like the real thing.
Machines made of DNA could one day assemble complex--and tiny--electrical and mechanical devices.
NATICK, Mass., May 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) today announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration clearance of the ACUITY Break-Awayâ„¢ Lead Delivery System for use with cardiac resynch
Surgically implanting lenses in the eyes of infants born with cataracts might increase the rate of surgical complications, said a Baylor College of Medicine eye specialist who took part in a study comparing the use of a contact lens with surgically placing a plastic lens in the baby's eye...
Ophthalmic drug-delivery device maker pSivida Corp. posts a $2.7 million net loss in its fiscal third quarter, as revenues shrink following a contract expiration in December....
Biologists have been able to change the brain of a developing fish embryo to resemble that of another species.
Startup PatientsLikeMe is harvesting and analyzing patient information in a whole new way.
BIO and Campbell Alliance Release Two New Industry Reports on Deal-Making Trends at the 2010 BIO International ConventionMay 13, 2010 7:42 am | by Biotechnology Industry Organization | News | Comments
WASHINGTON, D.C. (Wednesday, May 05, 2010) -Â Contact: Tracy Krughoffhttps://mail.bio.org/owa/redir.aspx?C=9befde954658457088aacd2471380c27&URL=http%3a%2f%2fconvention.bio.org%2f 202-279-0536...
The Aisys and Avance Anesthesia Systems are prescription devices used in healthcare settings under the supervision of a physician. They are intended to provide general inhalation anesthesia and ventilation support to a wide range of patients. These device
New research shows cardiologists can quickly detect significant coronary artery disease using a non-invasive simple, short respiratory stress testMay 13, 2010 7:42 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments
(Edelman Public Relations) Newly published data confirm a non-invasive respiratory stress response can quickly and accurately measure the presence of significant coronary artery disease, the leading cause of cardiovascular death worldwide.
Defective control board wiring harnesses can cause the machine to unexpectedly shut down, terminating ventilation, anesthetic delivery, and potentially patient monitoring.