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Quest 2Q earnings rise, but outlook pummels shares

July 21, 2010 5:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Quest Diagnostics reported that second-quarter net income climbed 3 percent, yet the medical laboratory operator cut its annual guidance Wednesday because of falling revenue and shares tumbled 8 percent before the market opened.Visits to doctors' offices fell with so many people out of work or...

BioMimetic raises $45 million in stock offering

July 21, 2010 5:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

BioMimetic Therapeutics Inc. said it generated about $45 million in proceeds after expenses from the sale of about 5.6 million shares in a public offering.The Franklin, Tenn., biotechnology company, which makes devices for musculoskeletal injuries, said Tuesday that underwriters exercised their...

Cara Therapeutics Secures $15 Million Series D Financing to Continue Clinical Development of CR845

July 21, 2010 5:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SHELTON, Conn. , July 21 /- Cara Therapeutics, Inc. announced today that it had closed on a Series D financing of $15 million .  The round was led by new investor, Rho Ventures, with participation from previous investors Alta Biopharma, Ascent Biomedical Ventures, CT Innovations,...


Most men in long-term study of HIV report low use of illicit drugs

July 21, 2010 4:34 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences) Most older gay and bisexual men enrolled in a long-term study of HIV used recreational drugs infrequently over a 10-year period, report University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health researchers at the XVIII...


Crystal IS, Inc. claims best-performing ultraviolet LEDs for water disinfection

July 21, 2010 2:35 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

Crystal IS, Inc., a developer of ultraviolet LEDs (UVLEDs) reports that its has demonstrated that its efficient UVLEDs operating at 250nm have the necessary performance to replace mercury-based disinfectant lamps.

EV Group capitalizes on MEMS market leadership, further diversifies business with key 3D IC and LED manufacturing technology advances

July 21, 2010 12:35 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

Company to share key developments and highlights at SEMICON West

SPTS triples revenue in 1st half 2010 over 1st half 2009, focusing on emerging micro device manufacturing sector

July 21, 2010 12:35 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

New Company Exhibits for the First Time at SEMICON 2010 as Industry Toasts the Return of a Positive Business Climate in the Equipment Sector

DALSA announces high performance BSI sensor

July 21, 2010 12:35 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

DALSA announces expanded capabilities in Aerospace Applications with Multispectral, Hyperspectral, and Ultra-High Resolution Panchromatic Backside illuminated - BSI - type of Image Sensors.


MIT fibres detect and produce sound

July 20, 2010 11:35 pm | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

Research into functional fibres takes a massive leap forward as MIT unveils fibres that detect and produce sound.

Rudolph ships tool to Fraunhofer-ISIT for MEMS Wafer-Level-Packaging inspection

July 20, 2010 11:34 pm | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

Rudolph advanced macro inspection system to be used for developing processes for high-volume manufacturing and packaging of inertial MEMS on wafer level

Fine-tuning Cancer Treatments

July 20, 2010 8:35 pm | by Massachusetts Institute of Technology | News | Comments

Drug companies are harnessing new knowledge of cancer genetics.

Global HIV/AIDS survey by IAPAC reveals critical gap in patient-physician conversations

July 20, 2010 4:37 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Cohn & Wolfe) Results from the landmark AIDS Treatment for Life International Survey (ATLIS 2010), a multi-country survey of more than 2,000 people living with HIV/AIDS, revealed a significant gap in patient-physician dialogue about critical health-related conditions that may...


Eastman's Scott Hanson Discusses Unique Material Solutions and Partnerships

July 20, 2010 2:31 pm | by MDTeditor | Videos | Comments

Scott Hanson, Global Industry Leader, Medical Segment at Eastman Chemical Co., offers insight on the success of a collaborative approach Eastman took with other company partners in resolving the specific requirements of DD Studio's customer. Visit to find out more...

Stryker's 2Q net income increases 10 percent

July 20, 2010 1:45 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Medical device maker Stryker Corp. said Tuesday its second-quarter net income increased almost 10 percent on higher sales domestically for two of its products.Net income for the three months ending June 30 rose to $319 million, or 80 cents a share, from $291.3 million, or 73 cents a share, in...

Earnings roundup: Apple, VMware

July 20, 2010 1:45 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Among the earnings stories for Tuesday, July 20, from AP Financial News:Top stories:CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — Apple Inc. said its fiscal third-quarter net income rose 78 percent, thanks to sales of its iPhone and the new iPad tablet computer.Other stories:PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) — VMware Inc., a...


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