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Anti-Tumor drugs tested by Microfluidic device

October 6, 2010 3:33 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

A prototype device developed in Hong Kong will allow laboratory researchers to non-invasively test drugs for their ability to kill tumors by subjecting cancerous cells with different concentration gradients

Pacific Biosciences to raise up to $230 mln in IPO

October 6, 2010 3:32 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

Pacific Biosciences of California Inc said it expects to raise up to $230 million in an initial public offering of its common stock

Optical comms: a new investment cycle?

October 6, 2010 1:33 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

Analysts at Lightcounting believe that strong demand for optical components signals a new cycle of infrastructure upgrades


Martifer finishes installation of 2.5 MW PV park in Ilha do Sal

October 6, 2010 1:33 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

This is the first of two parks contracted with the government of Cape Verde

Swedish nanowire-based LED developer completes SEK 170 million financing round

October 6, 2010 1:32 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

Lund (Sweden) based nanowire semiconductor LED developer GLO AB announced the closing of an SEK 170 million investment round (approximately USD 25 million) and establishment of a California-based engineering center to supplement its current efforts in Sweden and Denmark

DaVita prices notes offering

October 5, 2010 4:45 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

DaVita Inc. said Tuesday it priced an offering of two sets of senior notes totaling around $1.6 billion.The company priced $775 million principal amount of 6.375 percent senior notes due 2018 and $775 million principal amount of 6.625 percent senior notes due 2020.The offering is expected to...

Express Scripts completes spinoff of Rx Outreach

October 5, 2010 3:45 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Pharmacy benefits manager Express Scripts Inc. said Tuesday it completed the spinoff of its Rx Outreach business.Express Scripts said Rx Outreach aims to improve access to prescription drugs for low income, uninsured people and working families.Rx Outreach has applied for federal recognition as...

Mice with human body's defenses

October 5, 2010 3:35 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Helmholtz Association of German Research Centres) Therapeutic antibodies can be an efficient alternative when common drugs do not work anymore. However, antibodies obtained from blood of animals such as mice could not be used: The human immune system recognizes them as foreign and...


Powerful free radical causes lung damage from oxygen therapy

October 5, 2010 3:31 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Medical College of Georgia) The most toxic free radical appears responsible for much of the lung damage that can result from oxygen therapy in the critically ill or injured, MCG researchers report. Within just a few days, ventilators and oxygen chambers used to significantly increase...

Reportlinker Adds Global Vertebral Compression Fracture Devices Industry

October 5, 2010 1:35 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

NEW YORK, Oct. 5 /- announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Global Vertebral Compression Fracture Devices Industry This report analyzes the...


Prostate Cancer Treatment Expert Dr. David Samadi, MD Discusses Study Which Found That Low-Income Men Had High-Risk Prostate Cancer Tumors

October 5, 2010 1:35 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

NEW YORK, Oct. 5 /- According to a report from San Francisco General Hospital, low-income men are more likely to have advanced prostate cancer compared to their financially secure peers. "As of right now, the reason behind this statistic is not because of a lack of access to quality...


Houston Technology Center Announces Winners of the Inaugural Goradia Innovation Prize

October 5, 2010 1:35 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

HOUSTON, Oct. 5 /- Houston Technology Center (HTC), a business accelerator and the largest business incubator in Texas, announced the winners of the Goradia Innovation Prize awarded to early stage companies that are commercializing innovative technology within the Gulf Coast region....


Hologic to Release Fourth Quarter Fiscal 2010 Operating Results on Monday, November 8, 2010

October 5, 2010 1:34 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

BEDFORD, Mass., Oct. 5 /- Hologic, Inc. (Hologic or the Company) (Nasdaq: HOLX ), a leading developer, manufacturer and supplier of premium diagnostics, medical imaging systems and surgical products dedicated to serving the healthcare needs of women, today announced plans to release its...

M3-F customizable focus module for miniature OEM cameras

October 5, 2010 1:32 pm | by NewScaleTechnologies | Videos | Comments

New Scale M3-F customizable focus module provides precise lens motion in a fully integrated package for the smallest OEM cameras. It's about the same size as a fixed lens holder. M3-F modules add precision motorized focus to hand-held cameras, portable biometric systems, surveillance...

SelectConnect's Rich Macary highlights three-dimensional molded interconnects technology

October 5, 2010 1:31 pm | by MDTeditor | Videos | Comments

Rich Macary, General Manager of SelectConnect Technologies, shows the unique three-dimensional molded interconnect technology. This innovation enables the electronic connection to be incorporated directly onto the surface of a molded case or component. Visit...


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