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WaferGen to Present at OneMedForum San Francisco 2011

January 7, 2011 5:37 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

FREMONT, Calif., Jan. 7, 2011 /- WaferGen Biosystems, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: WGBS ), a leading developer of state-of-the-art genomic analysis systems, today announced that it will present an overview of the company at the 4th Annual OneMedForum Business Development and Investment...


ADVENTRX Announces Signing of Term Sheet for Acquisition of Poloxamer-Based Therapeutics

January 7, 2011 5:36 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 7, 2011 /- ADVENTRX Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE Amex: ANX ) today announced that it has signed a term sheet to acquire a private company that holds certain rights and know-how to poloxamer-based therapeutics. The term sheet is non-binding on both ADVENTRX and the target...


ADVENTRX Pharmaceuticals Announces Capital Raise of $22.5 Million

January 7, 2011 5:36 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 7, 2011 /- ADVENTRX Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE Amex: ANX ) announced today that it has entered into definitive agreements to sell 8,184,556 units in a registered direct offering to RA Capital Management, certain healthcare-focused investors, and other institutional...


Amarin Announces Underwriters' Exercise of Over-Allotment Option

January 7, 2011 5:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

MYSTIC, Conn. and DUBLIN, Jan. 7, 2011 /- Amarin Corporation plc (Nasdaq: AMRN ) (the "Company"), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company with a focus on cardiovascular disease, today announced that, in connection with its previously announced underwritten public offering of American...


Federal Register: Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Medical Devices: Recommended Glossary and Educational Outreach To Suppo...

January 7, 2011 4:31 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments

The guidance document provides guidance for the voluntary use of selected symbols in place of text in labeling. It provides the labeling guidance required for: (1) In vitro diagnostic devices (IVDs), intended for professional use under 21 CFR 809.10...


Hologic buys Interlace for $125 million

January 7, 2011 3:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Hologic Inc., which makes mammogram systems and other women's health diagnostic tools, said Friday it bought Interlace Medical Inc. for $125 million in cash, in a move to boost its position in the women's health care market.Interlace, based in Framingham, Mass., makes the MyoSure hysteroscopic...

Chiasma kicks up summer debt round to $5M

January 7, 2011 3:36 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

Chiasma Inc., a Newton Center-based biotech, has added to its debt financing round announced last summer, bumping it up from $2 million to $5 million of a planned $6 million, according to federal documents.

Hologic Acquires Interlace Medical

January 7, 2011 2:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

BEDFORD, Mass., Jan. 7, 2011 /- Hologic, Inc. (Hologic or the Company) (Nasdaq: HOLX ), a leading developer, manufacturer and supplier of premium diagnostics, medical imaging systems and surgical products dedicated to serving the healthcare needs of women, announced today it has acquired...


LumaSense expands with infrared acquisition

January 7, 2011 1:37 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

Camera and sensor company buys L-3 Communications subsidiary InfraredVision Technology Corp.

Carbon nanotubes as optical antennae

January 7, 2011 1:37 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

Just as walkie-talkies transmit and receive radio waves, carbon nanotubes can transmit and receive light at the nanoscale, Cornell University researchers have discovered.

Fujifilm unveils BSI "EXR-CMOS" sensor

January 7, 2011 1:37 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

Fujifilm announces its new EXR-CMOS BSI sensor technology, embedded inside few of the new cameras to be presented at CES 2011.

MiNaPAD 2011 - Call for paper opened

January 6, 2011 10:40 pm | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

The call for paper is now open for MiNaPAD, the ?Micro/Nano-Electronics Packaging & Assembly, Design and Manufacturing Forum? which will be held in Grenoble, France, on the new Minatec campus, on May 11 and 12, 2011.

Study finds energy limits global economic growth

January 6, 2011 8:38 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(American Institute of Biological Sciences) A study published in the January 2011 BioScience establishes macroecological correlations across countries and over time between per capita gross domestic product and per capita energy use. The authors infer a causal linkage. Correlations...


Patients Facing Blindness to Test Therapy with Stem Cells

January 6, 2011 7:36 pm | by Massachusetts Institute of Technology | News | Comments

Replacing certain cells in the retina could slow visual impairment for people with macular degeneration.

Conceptus says 4Q sales fell short of estimates

January 6, 2011 1:45 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Conceptus Inc. said Thursday that its fourth-quarter revenue was less than expected because of weaker demand for its Essure birth control procedure.The company said its fourth quarter sales will be between $36.3 million and $36.6 million. That's a decrease of 1 to 2 percent from a year ago....


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