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SU scientists find that in the evolutionary mating game, brawn and stealth rule

December 23, 2010 4:37 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Syracuse University) When prowling for a hook up, it's not always the good-looker who gets the girl. In fact, in a certain species of South American fish, brawn and stealth beat out colorful and refined almost every time.


MiMedx Receives Additional CE Certification for Its HydroFixâ„¢ Technology

December 23, 2010 4:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

MARIETTA, Ga., Dec. 23, 2010 /- MiMedx Group, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: MDXG ), an integrated developer, manufacturer and marketer of patent protected biomaterial-based products, announced today that it has received notification of the Class III certification for a European product using...


Masimo to Present at 29th Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference

December 23, 2010 4:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

IRVINE, Calif., Dec. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire / -- Masimo (Nasdaq: MASI ) today announced that its management is scheduled to present at the 29th Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference at the Westin St. Francis Hotel in San Francisco on Tuesday, January 11, 2011, at 11:30 a.m. PT.  A...


Vets-in-training helping elderly keep animals

December 23, 2010 12:45 am | by KRISTEN WYATT - Associated Press - Associated Press | Comments

A fun-loving schnauzer named Pocket is stroke survivor Dorothy Kiser's closest companion. But Kiser almost had to put Pocket to sleep when her pet developed diabetes: Kiser feared she wouldn't be able to take care of the dog alone.Aspiring veterinary students at Colorado State University...

Sequenom CMM Commences Pivotal Clinical Validation Study for Its SensiGene Trisomy 21 Laboratory Developed Test(2)

December 22, 2010 5:34 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

SAN DIEGO, Dec. 22, 2010 /- Sequenom, Inc. (Nasdaq: SQNM ) today announced that the company's wholly-owned reference laboratory, the Sequenom Center for Molecular Medicine (Sequenom CMM), has authorized commencement of a pivotal clinical validation study. This validation study is designed...


Immunotec Mourns Passing of Senior VP - Dr. Wulf Droge, Ph.D.

December 22, 2010 12:45 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

It is with deep sadness that Immunotec Inc. (TSX VENTURE: IMM) announces the death of its colleague, leader and friend, Dr. Wulf Droge, Senior Vice- President, Research & Development.Dr. Droge, was a world-renowned scientist with more than forty years in basic and clinical research and...

Fraunhofer MEVIS and the University of Bern cooperate with the leading liver center in Shanghai

December 22, 2010 12:35 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft) Today, challenging liver surgery is frequently planned and optimized with regard to associated risks with the support of a computer. Based on radiological image data, the liver vessels and tumors are analyzed to produce a patient-individual...


Carnegie Mellon researchers discover mechanism for signaling receptor recycling

December 22, 2010 12:34 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Carnegie Mellon University) An international team of researchers led by Carnegie Mellon University's Manojkumar Puthenveedu has discovered the mechanism by which signaling receptors recycle, a critical piece in understanding signaling receptor function. Writing in the journal...


Recombinant Human Growth Hormone (somatropin): Ongoing Safety Review - Possible Increased Risk of Death

December 22, 2010 12:34 pm | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | Comments

FDA is currently reviewing information on this potential risk and will communicate any new recommendations once it has completed its review.

Brain gene makes a female develop as a male

December 22, 2010 9:38 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(University of Melbourne) Australian scientists have discovered that changes to a gene involved in brain development can lead to testis formation and male genitalia in an otherwise female embryo.


Toshiba makes cryptography video breakthrough

December 22, 2010 9:38 am | by I-Micronews | Comments

Advances in photodetector technology enable a fast enough exchange of cryptography key for ultra-secure video conferencing.

Honda to start testing EVs, PHEVs in Japan

December 22, 2010 9:38 am | by I-Micronews | Comments

Honda Motor Co Ltd announced Dec 20, 2010, that it will start field tests of its electric vehicle (EV) and plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) in Japan.

Photonics projects get $7.4M in NIST funding

December 22, 2010 9:38 am | by I-Micronews | Comments

Organic PV and novel LCD technology are among the latest projects to receive financial backing as part of NIST's Technology Innovation Program.

Questions and Answers About the Abbott Glucose Test Strip Recall

December 22, 2010 9:31 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | Comments

Questions and answers about Abbott Diabetes Care to recall 359 different lots of glucose test strips


FDA announces recall of Abbott glucose test strips

December 22, 2010 9:31 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | Comments

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today announced the agency is working with Abbott Diabetes Care to recall 359 different lots of glucose test strips



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