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VI Systems begins shipping circular VCSEL arrays

August 18, 2010 10:33 pm | by I-Micronews | Comments

VI Systems GmbH has released the first circular chip arrays of its vertical cavity surface emitting laser (VCSEL) designed for wire- and flip-chip bonding.

Graphene Could Improve DNA Sequencing

August 18, 2010 10:32 pm | by Massachusetts Institute of Technology | Comments

The atom-thick material may be ideal for a new sequencing technique.


World's largest neurosurgical society launches the specialty's first comprehensive global journal

August 18, 2010 5:38 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Elsevier) The World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies representing more than 30,000 neurosurgeons, 114 individual societies and 100 nations has launched World Neurosurgery, the specialty's first publication acting as a global forum for not only high level peer-reviewed,...


ImmunoGen gets boost for lung cancer drug

August 18, 2010 5:37 pm | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | Comments

ImmunoGen Inc. has received orphan drug status for its drug candidate to treat small-cell lung cancer. If approved, the designation means that the drug will receive a longer period of protection from competition from generics.

Acuo Technologies Bolsters Sales Team with Key Additions

August 18, 2010 5:37 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

BLOOMINGTON, Minn., Aug. 18 /- Acuo Technologies®, a company specializing in the development of standards based Vendor Neutral Archiving solutions and data migration services, announces the addition of two Sales executives to their team.  Healthcare IT industry veterans Ron...


Preconception counseling helps future moms prep for baby

August 18, 2010 5:37 pm | by Baylor College of Medicine | Comments

When a couple decides to have a child, it is important for the future mom to be in optimal condition, both physically and emotionally, said a maternal fetal medicine expert from Baylor College of Medicine . "There are a lot of different elements of a woman's health that ideally ought to...


Grants support use of state-of-the-art technology to determine cancer risk

August 18, 2010 5:36 pm | by Baylor College of Medicine | Comments

Recent grants to a Baylor College of Medicine geneticist will help fund studies that seek to understand why some children are more at risk for cancer. Dr. Sharon Plon, professor of pediatrics – hematology/oncology, received a $2.1 million grant from the Cancer Prevention and...


Nanocluster Protein Coating on Titanium Strengthens Implant Attachment

August 18, 2010 5:36 pm | by Georgia Tech Institute of Technology | Comments

Researchers have developed a coating technique that could strengthen the connection between titanium joint-replacement implants and a patient's own bone. The coated implants were fixed in place more than twice as securely as standard uncoated materials.


Bolder BioTechnology Announces $600,000 Grant from NIH to Study Long-Acting IL-11 Analog in Treating Acute Radiation Syndrome

August 18, 2010 5:36 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

BOULDER, Colo., Aug. 18 /- Bolder BioTechnology, Inc. today announced that it has been awarded a Phase I Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant totaling $600,000 from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) of The National Institutes of Health (NIH)....


St. Vincent's Hospital Implants Australia's 1st SynCardia Total Artificial Heart

August 18, 2010 5:36 pm | by SynCardia | Comments

On Aug. 5, St. Vincent's Hospital in Sydney performed Australia's first implant of the SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart. The patient, a 50-year-old-male suffering from total heart failure, is the first recipient of the Total Artificial Heart in the Southern Hemisphere. The...


AACR Opens Award Nominations for Excellence in Cancer Research

August 18, 2010 9:31 am | by AACR | Comments

PHILADELPHIA - The American Association for Cancer Research is currently accepting nominations for awards recognizing excellence in cancer research, to be presented at the 102nd AACR Annual Meeting 2011, held in Orlando, Fla., from April 2 to 6.


Thermo Fisher opens Shanghai tech center

August 18, 2010 8:36 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | Comments

Waltham-based mass spectrometer and instrumentation company Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. has opened the China Technology Center in Shanghai to meet the needs of a growing Chinese customer base.

Kerr Drug to Deploy Mirixa Technology for Clinical Services

August 18, 2010 8:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

RESTON, Va., Aug. 18 /- The Mirixa Corporation is pleased to announce that Kerr Drug has signed a licensing agreement for MirixaEdge(SM), Mirixa's clinical application that supports the delivery of pharmacist-based patient care services, including Medication Therapy Management (MTM)....


China PharmaHub Signs Agreement with Chengdu Yongkon Pharmacy

August 18, 2010 8:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

BOSTON, Aug. 18 /- China PharmaHub Corp. ("PharmaHub"), recently merged with World Wide Relics (OTC Bulletin Board: WRLC ), which will be shortly changing its name to China PharmaHub Corp, is proud to announce it has signed a cooperation agreement with Chengdu Yongkon Pharmacy Co. Ltd.,...


Omnicom Adds National Healthcare Giant to Client Roster

August 18, 2010 8:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Aug. 18 /- After a lengthy review, The SCOOTER Store, the country's leading provider of power mobility products and services, has selected an integrated Omnicom team as its new agency to help strengthen and broaden the company's brand and messaging. In addition to...



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