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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...

Artisan Pharma adds $3M to coffers in new round

July 20, 2010 1:39 pm | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

Waltham drug maker Artisan Pharma Inc. has closed on $3 million in new equity funding according to federal documents. The latest funding brings the total raised by Artisan since it was founded in 2006 to $574.4 million.


Where the wild veggies are

July 20, 2010 1:39 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München) Cucumbers and melons are familiar items on our market stands. Botanists of Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet in Munich have now shown that both plants originated in Asia. The cucumber traces its ancestry to the slopes of the Himalayas, but,...


Biotech Firm Establishing India Operations

July 20, 2010 1:37 pm | by San Diego Business Journal | News | Comments

Oceanside-based biotech firm International Stem Cell Corp., aka ISCO, said July 20 it will set up an affiliate company in India to develop and manufacture pharmaceutical products.


CONSTELLATION Vision System: Recall

July 20, 2010 1:30 pm | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments

Software and hardware problems associated with unexpected system loss of power, unintended system error messages, unresponsive touchscreens, and system setting and infusion performance problems.


Acorda gets $1M heart failure therapy grant

July 20, 2010 11:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Acorda Therapeutics Inc. received a $1 million federal grant to study a potential treatment for heart failure, the company said Tuesday.The grant is from the National Institute of Health's National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. Acorda expects to begin clinical testing of glial growth factor...

Disease genes that followed the Silk Road identified

July 20, 2010 11:37 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(University of Manchester) Scientists have identified key genes responsible for a severe inflammatory disease that has spread along the old silk trading routes from the Far East to the edge of Europe.


FDA accepts historical controls for epilepsy monotherapy studies

July 20, 2010 11:37 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Wiley-Blackwell) New York University researchers revealed that data from previously completed withdrawal to monotherapy studies for antiepileptic drugs provide a valid control for future studies, obviating the need for placebo/pseudo-placebo trials to demonstrate the efficacy of...


Class I Medical Device Recall: Alcon Research LTD doing business as Alcon Laboratories, Inc. - CONSTELLATION Vision System

July 20, 2010 11:37 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments

Alcon initiated the recall after it identified both software and hardware problems which have been associated with unexpected system loss of power (shutdowns), unintended system error messages, unresponsive touchscreens, and system setting and infusion pe

MarketsandMarkets Partners With Centre of Business Intelligence (CBI) for its Market Research and Product Forecasting Summit

July 20, 2010 11:36 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

DALLAS , July 20, 2010 /- Event Date- July 26 - 27, 2010 Location- Philadelphia, PA About the event: Join your colleagues and peers to discuss optimizing, executing and improving market research to drive accurate sales forecasting. This is a...



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