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Abrasive Discs Offered in Three Types for Grinding, Blending and Finishing

September 17, 2010 5:47 am | Product Releases | Comments

Rex-Cut quick-change abrasive discs all feature Type “R” connectors to let users rapidly reduce welds, blend scratches, and apply a final finish to aluminum, steel, and stainless steel fabrications.

Washable, Backlit Keyboard Designed for Infection Control in Medical Environments

September 17, 2010 5:38 am | Product Releases | Comments

Just in time for flu season, Econo-Keys has announced the launch of a backlit, disinfectable keyboard designed for use in medical applications.

Low-Power Transceiver Has Built-In Star Network Manager

September 17, 2010 5:34 am | Product Releases | Comments

austriamicrosystems has announced the AS3940, the first fully integrated 2.4 GHz multi-channel FSK (frequency shift keying) transceiver with integrated link manager for reliable control of star networks (up to eight clients).


Alere increases private placement to $400M

September 17, 2010 5:31 am | News | Comments

Waltham life sciences firm Alere Inc. has increased its planned private placement of senior subordinated notes to $400 million. Earlier this week, the company announced the plan for a $350 million private placement.

Biodel Appoints Arthur Urciuoli to its Board of Directors

September 17, 2010 4:33 am | News | Comments

DANBURY, Conn., Sept. 17 /- Biodel Inc. (Nasdaq: BIOD ) announced today the appointment of Arthur Urciuoli to the company's board of directors.  Mr. Urciuoli is chairman of ArcherGroup, a private investment and consulting services firm, and was recently elected to the board of the...


Pharmasset to Present at the UBS Global Life Sciences Conference

September 17, 2010 4:33 am | News | Comments

PRINCETON, N.J., Sept 17 /- Pharmasset, Inc. (Nasdaq: VRUS ) announces that management will present at the UBS Global Life Sciences Conference to be held September 20-22, 2010 at the Grand Hyatt, New York, NY. Schaefer Price, Pharmasset's President and Chief Executive Officer, will...


Henry Schein to Present at the UBS Global Life Sciences Conference

September 17, 2010 4:32 am | News | Comments

MELVILLE, N.Y., Sept. 17 /- Henry Schein, Inc., (Nasdaq: HSIC ), the largest provider of health care products and services to office-based practitioners, announced today that Steven Paladino, Henry Schein's Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will present at the UBS...


Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust implements new integration engine

September 17, 2010 4:32 am | News | Comments

Moves from SeeBeyond to Java CAPSLondon, 17 September, 2010 - Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust (NUH) has chosen and implemented a new integration engine in order to create a more stable and robust environment for the huge number of interfaces between clinical and administrative...


3DIC memory with wide IO interface is coming by 2013 says NOKIA

September 17, 2010 12:34 am | News | Comments

Kauppi Kujala from NOKIA announced at Semicon Taiwan show last week the high volume adoption of through silicon vias (TSV) for « wide IO » DRAM and logic integration in 2013.

Alere to Attend the Fifth Annual JMP Securities Healthcare Conference on September 28, 2010

September 17, 2010 12:32 am | News | Comments

WALTHAM, Mass., Sept. 16 /- Alere Inc. (NYSE: ALR ), a global leader in enabling individuals to take charge of their health at home through the merger of rapid diagnostics and health management, announced today that it will attend the Fifth Annual JMP Securities Healthcare Conference...


Father absence linked to earlier puberty among certain girls

September 16, 2010 9:33 pm | News | Comments

(University of California -- Berkeley) Girls in homes without a biological father are more likely to hit puberty at an earlier age, according to a new study led by researchers at UC Berkeley's School of Public Health. The findings held only for girls in higher income households,...


FDA expands approval of implants for heart failure

September 16, 2010 2:45 pm | News | Comments

The Food and Drug Administration said Thursday it approved three implantable heart devices from Boston Scientific Corp. for a new use in treating heart failure patients.All three devices are cardiac resynchronization therapy defibrillators. The devices are implanted in the upper chest and use...


Rural/Metro to Participate in JMP Securities Fifth Annual Healthcare Conference

September 16, 2010 1:45 pm | News | Comments

Rural/Metro Corporation (NASDAQ: RURL), a leading national provider of ambulance and private fire protection services, announced today that Michael P. DiMino, President and Chief Executive Officer, is scheduled to present at the JMP Securities Fifth Annual Healthcare Conference on ...

Community Health buying back stock

September 16, 2010 1:45 pm | News | Comments

Hospital operator Community Health Systems Inc. said Thursday that it will buy back up to 4 million shares of common stock.The company said the new program will succeed an existing share repurchase program for up to 3 million shares. Just under that amount has been repurchased at a cost of...

Technology to screen for synbio abuses lags

September 16, 2010 1:38 pm | News | Comments

(SAGE Publications UK) Amid growing concern that synthetic life sciences pose biosecurity and biosafety risks, scrutiny is increasing into the burgeoning DNA sequence trade. Research published today in the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, published by SAGE, looks at the necessity...



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