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Microbix Biosystems CEO sells 250,700 shares, reinvests proceeds in subsidiary

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

Microbix Biosystems Inc. (TSX:MBX) CEO William J. Gastle sells 250,700 shares in the company, reinvests proceeds of just over $100,00 in Microbix majority-owned subsidiary Crucible International Biotechnologies Corp..

Skilled Healthcare boosts 2010 estimate

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

Nursing home operator Skilled Healthcare Group Inc. on Thursday boosted its full-year profit estimate, citing better-than-expected results from the hospice and home health care units.The company now expects adjusted earnings between $1.01 and $1.04 per share on revenue between $816 million and...

Hybrid Cushioning System Handles Multiple Roll Widths

January 6, 2011 6:37 am | Product Releases | Comments

Pregis Corp. offers a hybrid cushioning (HC) system that can handle multiple roll widths (up to 32-inches) via a dispenser head that is 60% smaller than previous models.


Graphene grains make atomic patchwork quilts

January 6, 2011 6:35 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

A quick look at new Cornell research hints at colorful patchwork quilts, but they are actually pictures of graphene -- one atom-thick sheets of carbon stitched together at tilted interfaces.

Avedro's laser surgery tech attracts $6.3M

January 6, 2011 6:35 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

Laser vision technology startup Avedro Inc. has added almost $1.7 million to a securities offering that brought the company $4.6 million in July, according to an amended regulatory filing.

DK Sinopharma, Inc. Reviews its Honors of the Year 2010

January 6, 2011 6:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

XI'AN, China, Jan. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- DK Sinopharma, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: DKSP ) ("DK Sinopharma" or the "Company") reviewed the honors received in the year of 2010 to celebrate the achievements and successes over the past year. In February 2010, the Company won...


What About Us? The State of Women's Sexual Health in Question

January 6, 2011 6:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SADDLE BROOK, N.J., Jan. 6, 2011 /- The FDA's nod to a new testosterone gel for men will expand the options they have to address the problems of sexual dysfunction. "So where does this leave women?" asks Rachel Braun Scherl, president of Semprae Laboratories, Inc. The announcement of the...


Motorized Microscope Systems for Research and Clinical Applications

January 6, 2011 6:31 am | Product Releases | Comments

Olympus has introduced two new microscopes to its leading BX3 series: the BX53 Motorized Advanced Research Microscope and BX43 Motorized Clinical and Research Microscope.


Transducer Advances Affordable Pressure Monitoring

January 6, 2011 6:26 am | Product Releases | Comments

The Ashcroft T2 effectively combines economy, performance, and durability into a compact, state-of-the-art pressure transducer.

Embedded Platforms Based on 2nd Generation Intel Core Processors

January 6, 2011 6:21 am | Product Releases | Comments

Advantech, an embedded platform and integration services provider, announces a new series of embedded boards based on the new 2nd Generation Intel Core i7 processor...

Weight-loss surgery improved female urinary problems but male erection issues got worse

January 6, 2011 5:36 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Wiley-Blackwell) Women who underwent gastric band surgery to lose weight reported significant improvements in urinary function and quality of life after the operation. But men undergoing the procedure did not enjoy the same significant urinary function improvements as the women....


Tomatoes found to contain nutrient which prevents vascular diseases

January 6, 2011 5:35 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Wiley-Blackwell) They are the most widely produced fruit in the world and now scientists in Japan have discovered that tomatoes contain a nutrient which could tackle the onset of vascular diseases. The research, published in the journal Molecular Nutrition & Food Research, reveals...


Pro-Pharmaceuticals pulls in $3M from stock financings

January 6, 2011 5:35 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

Newton biotechnology firm Pro-Pharmaceuticals Inc. has closed a $2.1 million private placement offering, in addition to taking in about $1 million from the exercise of common stock warrants.

Neuroptix nabs $4.6M financing

January 6, 2011 5:34 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

Acton-based Neuroptix Corp. has sold $4.6 million of a planned $9.1 million offering of equity and option or warrant securities, according to a regulatory filing. The company is developing combined optical scanning devices and diagnostic agents for the early detection of Alzheimer's disease.

Echo Therapeutics calls on $5.5M in new funding

January 6, 2011 4:36 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

Echo Therapeutics Inc., a medical technology company making a needle-free monitoring and drug delivery system, has taken in $5.5 million in a set of new financing deals led by its majority shareholder Platinum Montaur Life Sciences LLC.


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