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Nano-Bio Manufacturing Consortium Selects Project Proposed by Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine to Optimize Human Performance Monitoring Techniques

10/22/2014
SAN JOSE, Calif. , Oct. 20, 2014 The Nano-Bio Manufacturing Consortium (NBMC), an industry-academia partnership with the United States Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL), has chosen a project proposed by the Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine (AzCIM) at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson , to receive research funding.  The AzCIM project... [Comments]

Half the World's Population Will Have Chip-Based National Electronic Identity (eID) Cards by 2018

10/22/2014
DENVER , Oct. 20, 2014  Leading identity analyst firm Acuity Market Intelligence forecasts that in five years time half of the world's population will have a chip-based National eID card, including near-complete regional coverage in Europe . Asia , with its vast population, is expected to dominate the market accounting for more than 60% of all National eID... [Comments]

Aware, Inc. Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results

10/22/2014
BEDFORD, Mass., Oct. 21, 2014 Aware, Inc. (NASDAQ: AWRE ), a leading supplier of biometrics software and services, today reported financial results for its third quarter ended September 30, 2014. Revenue for the third quarter of 2014 was $6.0 million, an increase of 40% compared to $4.3 million in the same quarter last year. Operating income in the third quarter of 2014 was $... [Comments]

Improved electricity access has little impact on climate change

10/19/2014
Improving household electricity access in India over the last 30 years contributed only marginally to the nation's total carbon emissions growth during that time, according to a new study published in the journal Nature Climate Change . "Energy access is fundamental to development: it brings improvements to all aspects of life, including education, communication, and health," says IIASA res... [Comments]

Researchers find why depression and aging linked to increased disease risk

10/18/2014
Berlin, 19th October 2014 Psychological stress and stress-related psychiatric disorders are associated with increased risk for aging-related diseases, but the molecular mechanisms underlying this relation are unknown. Understanding these mechanisms may contribute to the development of targeted preventive strategies and new or improved treatments for these devastating diseases. This work is pr... [Comments]

Whole-exome sequencing shows potential as diagnostic tool

10/18/2014
Among a group of 2,000 patients referred for evaluation of suspected genetic conditions, whole-exome sequencing provided a potential molecular diagnosis for 25 percent, including detection of a number of rare genetic events and new mutations contributing to disease, according to a study appearing in JAMA . The study is being released to coincide with the American Society of Human Genetics ann... [Comments]

Study examines type of exome sequencing and molecular diagnostic yield

10/18/2014
In a sample of patients with undiagnosed, suspected genetic conditions, a certain type of exome sequencing method was associated with a higher molecular diagnostic yield than traditional molecular diagnostic methods, according to a study appearing in JAMA . The study is being released to coincide with the American Society of Human Genetics annual meeting. Exome sequencing, which sequences... [Comments]

Ebola special issue includes clinician primer

10/17/2014
Rockville, MD – Accurate knowledge regarding Ebola is critical and pertinent for practicing physicians and clinicians given the current risk of hazardous global outbreak and epidemic. The Journal, Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness has launched a special issue, Ebola Virus and Public Health, to surround the public, medical professionals and media with necessary knowledge... [Comments]

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Biology Technology

Report: Radical New IVD Test Approaches Key To Growth

10/22/2014
NEW YORK , Oct. 22, 2014 New test innovations will be the source of revenue growth in the in vitro diagnostic (IVD) test industry, especially as companies struggle with reimbursement challenges, according to Kalorama Information. The healthcare market researcher listed more than 25 testing innovations in important disease areas in academic settings that could be the futur... [Comments]

Global DNA Diagnostics Market (Product types, Application, Technology, End User and Geography) - Forecast to 2020

10/22/2014
DUBLIN , Oct. 22, 2014 Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global DNA Diagnostics Market (Product types, Application, Technology, End User and Geography) - Size, Share, Global Trends, Company Profiles, Demand, Insights, Analysis, Research, Report, Opportunities, Segmentation and Forecast, 2013 - 2020" report to their offering. This new report titled,... [Comments]

Actavis Signs Option to Acquire Rhythm Subsidiary and its GI Development Product, Relamorelin

10/22/2014
DUBLIN and BOSTON , Oct. 22, 2014  Actavis plc (NYSE: ACT ), a leading global specialty pharmaceutical company, and Rhythm, a biopharmaceutical company, today announced that Actavis has been granted an exclusive option to acquire Rhythm's wholly owned subsidiary, Rhythm Health, Inc., which is developing relamorelin (RM-131), a peptide ghrelin agonist, for the treatme... [Comments]

The Americas Inorganic Refrigerants Market is estimated to grow to $71.6 million by 2018 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor

10/22/2014
(PRWEB) October 21, 2014 The Americas Inorganic Refrigerants Market report defines and segments the inorganic refrigerants market in Americas with analysis and forecast of revenue. Browse through the TOC of the Americas Inorganic Refrigerants Market report, to get an idea of the in-depth analysis provided. This also provides a glimpse of the segmentation in the Americas inorganic refrige... [Comments]

The North American crystal oscillator market is expected to reach $623.6 million by 2018 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor

10/22/2014
(PRWEB) October 21, 2014 The North American crystal oscillator market report defines and segments the concerned market North America with analysis and forecast of revenue. This market was valued at $531.4 million in 2013, and is expected to reach $623.6 million by 2018, at a CAGR of 3.3% from 2013 to 2018. Browse through the TOC of the North American crystal oscillator market report, to... [Comments]

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