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New low-cost method to deliver vaccine shows promise

November 15, 2010 9:39 pm | News | Comments

(Tufts University, Health Sciences) A promising new approach to immunization might reduce costs and enable thousands more people around the world to be vaccinated. A team led by researchers at Tufts University developed a vaccine for rotavirus that can be administered through nasal...


What Happens When You Breath In Nanoparticles

November 15, 2010 9:34 pm | News | Comments

Researchers watch fluorescent nanoparticles move through the respiratory system, an advance that could lead to better drugs.


New standard proposed for supercomputing(2)

November 15, 2010 4:43 pm | News | Comments

(DOE/Sandia National Laboratories) A new supercomputer rating system will be released at Supercomputing Conference 2010 on Nov. 17 by an international team led by Sandia National Laboratories. The rating system, Graph500, tests supercomputer ability to analyze large, graph-based...


PMA reports 125% Q3 growth for Pico projectors

November 15, 2010 4:42 pm | News | Comments

Pacific Media Associates (PMA), a global market information firm, has reported that the worldwide market for pico and pocket projectors grew 125 percent in third-quarter 2010 compared with the same period last year.

[FPDI/GD] AUO exhibits organic EL panel for lighting

November 15, 2010 4:42 pm | News | Comments

AU Optronics Corp (AUO) exhibited a white organic EL panel for lighting at FPD International 2010/Green Device 2010, a trade show taking place in Chiba City, Japan.

GaN RF promises better performance than GaAs, Si power tech(2)

November 15, 2010 4:42 pm | News | Comments

RF Micro Devices unveils a GaN RF delivers superior performance versus competing GaAs and silicon power technologies.

GaN RF promises better performance than GaAs, Si power tech

November 15, 2010 4:41 pm | News | Comments

RF Micro Devices unveils a GaN RF delivers superior performance versus competing GaAs and silicon power technologies.

Boston University School of Medicine chair earns top primary care research award

November 15, 2010 2:38 pm | News | Comments

(Boston University Medical Center) Larry Culpepper, M.D., M.P.H., chair and professor of family medicine at Boston University School of Medicine and chief of family medicine at Boston Medical Center, is the recipient of the 2010 Maurice Wood Award for Lifetime Contribution to...


New standard proposed for supercomputing

November 15, 2010 2:37 pm | News | Comments

DOE/Sandia National Laboratories

Regular exercise reduces large number of health risks including dementia and some cancers

November 15, 2010 9:36 am | News | Comments

(Wiley-Blackwell) People who take regular exercise could reduce their risk of developing around two dozen physical and mental health conditions -- including some cancers and dementia -- and slow down how quickly their body deteriorates as they age. A research review just published...


HeartWare cites study results of bridge heart device

November 15, 2010 8:37 am | News | Comments

Framingham-based HeartWare International Inc. (Nasdaq: HTWR) has released a report showing favorable results from a trial in which its miniaturized circulatory support technology was used as a bridge to heart transplantation for patients with end-stage heart failure.


Made in IBM Labs: McKesson Taps IBM to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Boost Pharmaceutical Supply Chain Efficiency

November 15, 2010 8:35 am | News | Comments

McKesson Corporation and IBM are teaming on an initiative aimed at reducing carbon dioxide emissions and trimming drug distribution costs. Working with IBM researchers and business consultants, North America's largest distributor of prescription drugs is bringing a new level of...

Study: Mercury linked to Alzheimer’s disease

November 15, 2010 7:37 am | News | Comments

Mercury is likely to be one of several causes of Alzheimer’s disease, researchers at Northeastern University have found.

New Peripheral Vascular Device Market Research Data Covering Multiple Geographies Released by Millennium Research Group

November 15, 2010 7:35 am | News | Comments

TORONTO, Nov. 15, 2010 /- Millennium Research Group (MRG), the global authority on medical technology market intelligence, has released its latest peripheral vascular research data for multiple geographies, including the US, Canada, Europe, Asia Pacific, and Latin America. MRG's...


Misonix Previews New OsteoSculpt® Ultrasonic Bone Scalpel

November 15, 2010 7:35 am | News | Comments

FARMINGDALE, N.Y., Nov. 15, 2010 /- Misonix, Inc. (Nasdaq: MSON ), a developer of state of the art, ultrasonic medical device technology, which worldwide is used for acute health conditions, has announced its attendance and exhibition at the 20th Congress of the European Association for...



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