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Quick Adjust Platform System Designed for Olympus Microscopes

August 30, 2010 6:13 am | Product Releases | Comments

The ZDeck quick adjust platform system increases productivity by allowing the user to image multiple areas of interest with excellent speed and precision.

Medtech Fortran Compiler Offers Speed, Accuracy, Portability

August 30, 2010 6:06 am | Product Releases | Comments

Medical device engineers and biotech researchers testing prototypes who need speed, accuracy, and portability for their Fortran code can now obtain the newest release of what is widely regarded as one of the best checking compilers...

External Power Supplies Offered in 62 and 80 Watt Versions

August 30, 2010 5:57 am | Product Releases | Comments

TDK-Lambda has released a new range of AC-DC external power supplies with models rated from 62 to 80 watts that are EISA and CEC Level IV and V compliant.


External Linear Programmable Actuator Is RoHS Compliant

August 30, 2010 5:46 am | Product Releases | Comments

Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions introduces the Haydon RoHS compliant IDEA external linear programmable actuator. This completes an entire line of fully programmable size 17 stepper motor linear actuators.

Study identifies risk factors for cardiovascular events in patients with atherothrombosis

August 30, 2010 5:36 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(JAMA and Archives Journals) Clinical descriptors can assist clinicians in identifying patients with various stages of atherothrombosis (abnormal fatty deposits in an artery) who are at high-risk of future cardiovascular events, according to a study that will appear in the Sept. 22...


Omnivision first company to implement BSI technology on VGA CMOS image sensors

August 30, 2010 5:36 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

OmniVision Technologies recently introduced the OV7727, a top-of-the-line VGA sensor for the high-end ultra-thin notebook market. It is the first VGA sensor built with OmniBSI? backside illumination technology. It combines extremely strong performance and sensitivity with an ultra-compact...

Intel on beyond 32nm CMOS and 3D TSV plans

August 30, 2010 5:35 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

The limit of scaling down CMOS transistors, which are elementary elements of chips, has long been pointed out. But it seems that the limit still cannot be seen according to a recent interview of Nikkei Microdevices with Kelin J Kuhn, Inte's Director of Advanced Device Technology.

Sanofi-Aventis pushes harder for Genzyme with $18.5B acquisition bid

August 30, 2010 5:35 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

Pharmaceutical giant Sanofi-Aventis made public a letter it sent over the weekend to Genzyme Corp. CEO Henri Termeer, publicly confirming its previously reported bid for Genzyme Corp. (Nasdaq: GENZ) and moved to prod Genzyme shareholders into embracing a deal that management of the...


Bend Research Receives Patent for Preparing Spray-Dried Drug Dispersions Using Pressure Nozzles

August 30, 2010 5:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

BEND, Ore., Aug. 30 /- Bend Research Inc. ( ), a leading independent drug-formulation development and manufacturing company, announced today that it has received a new U.S. patent covering a process for making spray-dried solid amorphous dispersions of drugs using pressure...


Millennium Laboratories Announces New Chief Operating Officer David Cohen

August 30, 2010 5:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 30 /- Millennium Laboratories , a leading provider of therapeutic drug monitoring and education to physicians and staff treating chronic pain, announced today the appointment of David Cohen to Chief Operating Officer. In his capacity as COO, Mr. Cohen is responsible for...


Webcast Alert: Isis Pharmaceuticals Hosts Expert Panel Conference Call to Discuss Mipomersen Data Presented at the ESC Congress 2010

August 30, 2010 5:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

CARLSBAD, Calif., Aug. 30 /- Isis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ISIS ) announces the following webcast:What: Data from mipomersen Phase 3 trial in heFH patients presented at ESCWhen: Wednesday, September 1, 2010 at 4:00 p.m. ET / 1:00 p.m. PTWhere: www.isispharm.comHow: Live on the...


Circadian rhythms: Their role and dysfunction in affective disorder

August 30, 2010 5:33 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(European College of Neuropsychopharmacology) Biological clocks play a major role in affective disorders. Synchronizing impaired circadian rhythms, improving sleep, or paradoxically staying awake most of the night can be extremely helpful to treat patients with depression and bipolar...


3M to acquire Cogent for about $933 million

August 30, 2010 4:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Technology company 3M Co. says it has agreed to acquire Cogent Inc. in a deal worth about $933 million.Cogent, based in Pasadena, Calif., develops automated systems that read finger and palm prints.Cogent's board of directors has agreed to the deal, announced Monday, and is recommending that...

MedCath sells South Dakota hospital for $20M

August 30, 2010 4:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

MedCath will sell its stake in Avera Heart Hospital of South Dakota to Avera McKennan for $20 million, the healthcare provider said Monday.MedCath owns one-third of the hospital and management rights.After the sale, Avera McKennan will own two-thirds of Avera Heart. Avera McKennan is a member...

SQI Diagnostics says higher research costs increased third-quarter loss

August 30, 2010 3:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

SQI Diagnostics Inc. (TSXV:SQD) has reported a loss of $1.6 million for the third quarter as increased expenses weighed on its quarterly results.The Toronto-based medical systems company said Monday its losses were equal to five cents a share, for the three months ended June 30. That compared...


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