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Scientists warn time to stop drilling in the dark

8/1/2014
The co-authors of a new study, including two Simon Fraser University research associates, cite new reasons why scientists, industry representatives and policymakers must collaborate closely on minimizing damage to the natural world from shale gas development. Viorel Popescu and Maureen R... [Comments]Scientists warn time to stop drilling in the dark

'Fracking' in the dark: Biological fallout of shale-gas production still largely unknown

7/31/2014
In the United States, natural-gas production from shale rock has increased by more than 700 percent since 2007. Yet scientists still do not fully understand the industry's effects on nature and wildlife, according to a report in the journal Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment . As g... [Comments]'Fracking' in the dark: Biological fallout of shale-gas production still largely unknown

For bats and dolphins, hearing gene prestin adapted for echolocation

7/31/2014
A little over a decade ago, prestin was found to be a key gene responsible for hearing in mammals. Prestin makes a protein found in the hair cells of the inner ear that contracts and expands rapidly to transmit signals that help the cochlea, like an antique phonograph horn, amplify sound waves to make hearing more sensitivity. Now, in a new study published in the advanced online edition... [Comments]

Study of bigeye tuna in Northwest Atlantic uses new tracking methods

7/31/2014
AMHERST, Mass. A first-of-its-kind study of bigeye tuna movements in the northwestern Atlantic Ocean led by Molly Lutcavage, director of the Large Pelagics Research Center at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, found among other things that these fish cover a wide geographical range... [Comments]Study of bigeye tuna in Northwest Atlantic uses new tracking methods

Biology Technology

Functional Ingredient Manufacturer – Vital Force Technology Infuses Raw Materials & Ingredients with Subtle Energy Formula

7/31/2014
White City, CA (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Food and natural product manufacturers, as well as consumers, are increasingly searching for food alternatives that offer variety, as well as, provide functional and nutritional benefits. The food ingredient market has numerous players operating in the marketplace including small budding players such as Vital Force Technology (VFT). VFT is a science-dri... [Comments]

Polyurethane Resin Industry & Thermoplastic Polyurethane Market (China, Global) Analysis Now at DeepResearchReports.com

7/31/2014
Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) August 01, 2014 “2014 Deep Research Report on Global and China Polyurethane Resin Industry” is a professional and in-depth research report on Polyurethane Resin market. The report introduces Polyurethane Resin basic information, including its definition, classification, application, and industry chain structure and industry overview. This research covers the internatio... [Comments]

Midwest Biotech Leaders Featured On BioSpace Map

7/31/2014
DENVER , July 31, 2014 Today BioSpace , the leading life sciences employment and news website, launched the 2014-2015 BioMidwest Hotbed map campaign spotlighting the life sciences community in Illinois , Indiana , Iowa , Kansas , Michigan , Minnesota , Missouri , Nebraska , Ohio and Wisconsin . BioMidwest is a leader in biotech and pharmaceu... [Comments]

Research on Digital Health, Alzheimer's, Ebola Draws Nearly 20,000 Attendees to 2014 AACC Annual Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo

7/31/2014
CHICAGO , July 31, 2014 Nearly 20,000 medical professionals and healthcare leaders gathered for AACC's 65 th Annual Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo in Chicago from July 27–31. The meeting featured never-before-seen breakthroughs in diagnostic research and technology that will advance medicine and get patients the treatment they need. As of Wednesday, Ju... [Comments]

Medicine News

Forbes Living to Air Fitness Forward Series

8/1/2014
St. Petersburg, FL (PRWEB) August 01, 2014 Fitness is something most people can add to a daily routine without too much effort. From walking around the block to biking ten or more miles, adding daily exercise in is easy to do and easy to maintain throughout the year. The Forbes Living talk show is excited to present a fitness forward series which will feature special guests, tips to get s... [Comments]

AAGL Announces It Has Joined With Other Medical Societies to Encourage Hospitals Teaching Endoscopic Surgery to Establish Simulator Labs for Training

8/1/2014
Cypress, CA (PRWEB) August 01, 2014 AAGL, a premiere professional educational society dedicated to advancing gynecologic endoscopic surgery, is pleased to announce a joint venture with several other medical societies, in the United States and Europe, which strongly recommends every hospital teaching endoscopic surgery should make available to surgeons an endoscopic dry lab for training in a... [Comments]

Disposable Medical Express Offering Low Price Guarantee On Tranquility Products

8/1/2014
(PRWEB) August 01, 2014 Online retailer Disposable Medical Express has announced that they will be offering a low price guarantee on their inventory of Tranquility incontinence care products. The website carries Tranquility’s high-quality adult diapers, wipes, and pads along with other personal care products. “We know how hard it can be to find a line of incontinence products that you l... [Comments]

Lipedema Centers Works With Insurers To Gain Coverage For Lipedema Treatment

8/1/2014
New York, NY (PRWEB) August 01, 2014 Millions of women suffer with lipedema, a progressive fat disorder that affects the legs and in some cases the arms, causing an abnormal accumulation of fatty tissue. “Conservative estimates state that about 17 million women in the U.S. alone are affected. With such a large number of women dealing with the pain, embarrassment and discomfort caused by lip... [Comments]

Medicine Technology

Cipla und BioQuiddity geben EU-Geschäftspartnerschaft für OneDose-ReadyfusOR zur Schmerzbehandlung nach chirurgischen Eingriffen bekannt

7/31/2014
MUMBAI , Indien, August 1, 2014 Cipla Europe NV ("Cipla") und BioQuiddity Inc. gaben heute bekannt, vor kurzem für OneDose ReadyfusOR™ von BioQuiddity in regionalen Anästhesieanwendungen zur Schmerzbehandlung nach chirurgischen Eingriffen eine kommerzielle Zusammenarbeit begonnen zu haben, die das Gebiet der Europäischen Union und weiterer europäisc... [Comments]

PCMA: Medicare Part D 2015 Premiums Remain Flat

7/31/2014
WASHINGTON , July 31, 2014  According to data released today by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, the 2015 average monthly Medicare Part D premium is expected to remain stable at $32, a figure far lower than was originally projected, the Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (PCMA) said. "The popular Part D program continues to be a bright... [Comments]

Sorrento Announces the Unexpected Death of its Chief Business Officer

7/31/2014
SAN DIEGO , July 31, 2014  Sorrento Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: SRNE ; Sorrento) today announced the death of Mr. Amar Singh , Chief Business Officer and Executive Vice President. Mr. Singh died suddenly and unexpectedly of apparent natural causes on July 30. "Sorrento is deeply saddened and shocked by the loss of our dear friend and colleague. Our immediate thoughts... [Comments]

STAAR Surgical Reports 10% Second Quarter Revenue Growth

7/31/2014
MONROVIA, Calif., July 31, 2014 STAAR Surgical Company (NASDAQ: STAA ) a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of implantable lenses and delivery systems for the eye today reported revenue for the second quarter ended July 4, 2014 of $20.0 million, a 10% increase over $18.2 million reported for the second quarter of 2013. On a constant currency basis, revenues grew 11% d... [Comments]

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