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One, two, many

June 4, 2010 5:39 am | by BBC | News | Comments

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IBM Scientist Awarded Prestigious Kavli Prize for Nanoscience

June 4, 2010 5:38 am | by IBM | News | Comments

From the World Science Festival in New York, IBM Fellow Dr. Donald M. Eigler was awarded the most prestigious honor in nanoscience, The Kavli Prize, sharing the honor with Nadrian Seeman, a professor at New York University.

I was here first

June 4, 2010 5:37 am | by Mass Device | News | Comments

Why being a pioneer isn't all it's cracked up to be. I was chatting with a friend who's also in the medical marketing business. She reached for The Boston Globe magazine on my kitchen table and said, "Tell me what you think of this ad." It was for a major Boston hospital and...

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Noveko says its Magnum subsidiary has filed for bankruptcy

June 4, 2010 5:10 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Noveko International Inc. (TSX:EKO) says its subsidiary Magnum Pharmaceutics Inc. has voluntarily filed for bankruptcy.

Derycz Scientific to Exhibit at Digital Pharma West and Digital Pharma East

June 4, 2010 4:37 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SANTA MONICA, Calif. , June 4 /- Derycz Scientific, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: DYSC), a company that is pioneering a fresh way of facilitating the flow of information from content publishers to enterprise customers and their constituents, today announced that Reprints Desk, an...

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China Med Tech 4Q profit drops on falling sales

June 4, 2010 4:10 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Medical device maker China Medical Technologies Inc. said Friday its fiscal-fourth quarter profit fell 82 percent as the company cut prices.China Medical Technologies said its profit fell to 9.1 million renminbi ($1.3 million) from 49.4 million renminbi. It said it earned 0.35 renminbi (5...

DaVita gets gov't subpoena on payments to doctors

June 4, 2010 3:10 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Dialysis services company DaVita Inc. said Friday it received a subpoena from the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, which wants documents about its financial relationship with its doctors.DaVita said the office of inspector general wants documents related to financial relationships...

China Medical Technologies Reports Financial Results for Fourth Fiscal Quarter and Full Year ended March 31, 2010

June 4, 2010 1:37 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

BEIJING , June 4 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Medical Technologies, Inc. (the "Company") (Nasdaq: CMED ), a leading China -based advanced in-vitro diagnostic ("IVD") company, today announced its unaudited financial results for the fourth fiscal quarter ("4Q FY2009") and the full...

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Power management IC enables 'smart' solar panels

June 3, 2010 9:40 pm | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

From National Semiconductor Corp. comes the SolarMagic chipset claimed to usher in a new category of solar systems: smart panels. Whereas solar panels today are prone to underperform due to conditions such as age, mismatch and shade, smart panels incorporate advanced electronics to...

Silicon waveguides open doors to mid-IR Silicon nanophotonic waveguides are the ideal platform for creating mid-infrared devices such as optical parametric amplifiers, say IBM...

June 3, 2010 9:40 pm | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

A new generation of efficient and ultra-compact nonlinear optical devices operating in the mid-infrared could soon be available thanks to researchers championing the properties of silicon nanophotonic waveguides. Having already created a silicon nanophotonic optical parametric amplifier...

Generating Power from a Heart

June 3, 2010 8:37 pm | by Massachusetts Institute of Technology | News | Comments

Nanowire generators could one day lead to medical devices powered by the patient's own heart.

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Cooper Cos. raises outlook for fiscal 2010

June 3, 2010 3:10 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Eye care and surgical product maker Cooper Cos. on Thursday raised its earnings forecast for fiscal 2010 to a range of $2.50 per share to $2.60 per share, excluding one-time items.Previously, the company forecast income of $2.45 per share to $2.55 per share.Analysts polled by Thomson Reuters...

Cooper Cos. posts lower 2Q profit on charges

June 3, 2010 2:10 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Eye care and surgical product maker Cooper Cos. said Thursday that its net income fell sharply in its fiscal second quarter on a legal settlement and other one-time charges.For the three months ending April 30, the company earned $4.5 million, or 10 cents per share, compared with $24.6 million,...

McNair Scholar will focus on brain research at Baylor College of Medicine

June 3, 2010 12:38 pm | by Baylor College of Medicine | News | Comments

The first McNair Scholar to join the Baylor College of Medicine faculty will focus on research of the brain. Dr. Benjamin R. Arenkiel Dr. Benjamin R. Arenkiel has been named a McNair Scholar in neuroscience. He is investigating how neurons make and maintain proper connections during...

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BD Biosciences Announces Second Set of Winners of Expanded Research Grant Program

June 3, 2010 12:37 pm | by Becton, Dickinson and Company | News | Comments

(June 03, 2010) -- BD Biosciences, a segment of BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company), announced today the seven winners of the spring 2010 cycle of its expanded Research Grant Program.  These winners will receive research reagents valued at a total of $70,000 to

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