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Antigenics advances herpes vaccine

July 27, 2010 10:36 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

Antigenics says it has achieved positive results in an early stage human trial for a potential herpes vaccine.

Minn.-based 3M settles Wis. air-pollution charges

July 27, 2010 9:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Wisconsin officials say 3M Co. has agreed to pay $150,000 to settle allegations of air-pollution violations at its Prairie du Chien (doo SHEEN') facility.The state attorney general's office said Tuesday the company had modified an air-pollution source without a required permit. The office also...

Safety Tips for Laboratorians: How Laboratorians Can Safely Calculate Workload for FDA-Approved Semi-Automated Gynecologic Cytology Screening Devices

July 27, 2010 9:36 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments

The purpose of this communication is to clarify for laboratories how workload should be calculated when using currently FDA-approved semi-automated gynecologic cytology screening devices. This communication is intended for cytotechnologists, technical...


Foundation Venture Capital Group Sells Interest in Longevica Pharmaceuticals

July 27, 2010 9:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. , July 27 /- James M. Golubieski , president of Foundation Venture Capital Group, LLC, (FVCG) a New Jersey Health Foundation/Foundation of UMDNJ affiliate, announced today that it has sold its equity interest in Longevica Pharmaceuticals, Inc., to Rostock International...


Axela acquires Xceed Molecular

July 27, 2010 8:34 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

Xceed Molecular, based in Toronto and Wellesley, has been acquired by Anaheim, Calif., based Axela Inc. which plans to provide clinical researchers with a suite of products for enhanced analysis of proteins, pathogens, DNA and RNA.


BD Board of Directors Elects Christopher Jones

July 27, 2010 8:34 am | by Becton, Dickinson and Company | News | Comments

(July 26, 2010) -- BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX ), a leading global medical technology company, announced today that it has elected Christopher Jones to its Board of Directors, effective today.  Mr. Jones, 55, is the former Chief Executive Of


Mindray to Attend the 2010 American Association for Clinical Chemistry Conference

July 27, 2010 8:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SHENZHEN, China , July 27 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Mindray Medical International Limited (NYSE: MR ), a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of medical devices worldwide, today announced it will attend the 2010 American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC) conference in...


Moffitt Cancer Center and CvergenX, Inc. Sign Licensing Agreement

July 27, 2010 8:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

TAMPA, Fla. , July 27 /- Moffitt Cancer Center and CvergenX, Inc. , announced today that they have entered into a licensing agreement under which CvergenX has acquired the exclusive worldwide rights to a technology platform that individualizes radiation therapy, InterveneXRT™....


O.I. Corporation Announces Third Quarter Dividend

July 27, 2010 7:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

O.I. Corporation (NASDAQ: OICO) today announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.05 per common share payable on August 30, 2010 to shareholders of record at the close of business on August 13, 2010.About O.I. Corporation:O.I. Corporation, dba OI Analytical,...

Covidien closes $250M tender offer for Somanetics

July 27, 2010 7:38 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

Covidien plc reports it has completed its tender offer through a subsidiary, Covidien DE Corp., to purchase all of the outstanding common shares of Somanetics Corp. of Michigan in a deal that would be worth about $250 million.

Joint Statement on Wireless Medical Devices - U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Federal Communications Commission

July 27, 2010 7:30 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments

Innovation in broadband and wireless-enabled medical devices holds significant promise for enhancing health and reducing the costs of health care for all Americans. Examples include wireless sensors that remotely monitor heart rhythm and portable...


Bar Code Scanners Enable Flexibility in Code Size, Placement

July 27, 2010 7:08 am | Product Releases | Comments

SICK, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of sensors, safety systems, machine vision, and automatic identification products for factory and logistics automation, has launched its miniature line of bar code scanners.

DC-DC Converters Provide High Output Current

July 27, 2010 6:46 am | Murata Power Solutions | Product Releases | Comments

Murata Power Solutions has extended its HPQ range of high power quarter-brick isolated DC-DC converters with the introduction of the HPQ-12/25-D48, a 300 W model with 12 V output.

FPC Connector Has Narrow Pitch

July 27, 2010 6:36 am | Product Releases | Comments

JAE has developed the FF08 Series connector featuring the industry's narrowest pitch (0.2 mm) and the lowest height (1.0 mm max). The reduced mounting space required for the FF08 Series connector provides design flexibility for multi-function applications.

Health Robotics Surpasses 100 Installations Milestone and Acquires Two I.V. Room of the Future Partner Companies

July 27, 2010 6:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

BOZEN, SUD-TIROL, Italy , July 27, 2010 /- Health Robotics announced that it has reached final agreements to acquire all assets from Italy -based MEDarchiver S.r.l. and Biomedical Technology Consulting S.r.l., merging these companies' employees and operations, re-entering direct sales...



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