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2013-12-30 08:26:17

First European Patient In Trial Operated On In June, Profiled In BBC Report BETHESDA, Md., Dec. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Northwest Biotherapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: NWBO) ("NW Bio"), a biotechnology company developing non-toxic DCVax® personalized immune therapies for solid tumor cancers, announced today that the British Broadcasting Company (BBC) TV network has broadcast a report profiling the first European patient in the Company's Phase III clinical trial of DCVax-L for Glioblastoma...

Hacker Infiltrates, Attempts To Sell Access To BBC FTP Server
2013-12-30 06:24:09

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports – Your Universe Online A hacker reportedly managed to gain access to a computer server at the BBC sometime on or before Christmas Day, and then tried to sell access to the public broadcasting station’s network over the holidays. The cyber attack was initially discovered by Milwaukee-based Hold Security and first reported by Reuters on Sunday. It is not known whether the individual responsible for the attack, a “notorious” Russian hacker...

2013-12-19 23:31:56

3fficient to be exclusive U.S. distributor of Strawberry Tree, the award winning 100% solar-powered public charging stations for mobile devices. Oceanside, CA (PRWEB) December 19, 2013 The world’s first public solar charger for mobile devices, called The Strawberry Tree, is soon to sprout in the USA, as the distribution agreement between Strawberry energy, its inventors, and 3fficient Energy of California was signed in the last week of November. Strawberry Tree is a public solar...

2013-12-19 23:24:42

The medical marijuana industry has acknowledged the historic steps taken by the country of Uruguay regarding marijuana legalization. Commerce, Ca (PRWEB) December 19, 2013 Just last week Uruguay’s Senate approved, by a 16-13 vote, a government sponsored bill that would regulate the cultivation, distribution and consumption of marijuana within the country. Uruguay became the first country to legalize marijuana so liberally and many other on looking countries, including the United States,...

2013-12-12 16:24:10

ACTOR RECOGNITIONS INCLUDE REBECCA FERGUSON, CHIWETEL EJIOFOR, JANET McTEER AND JACQUELINE BISSET BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Dec. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- STARZ miniseries were nominated for a network record six Golden Globe(®) nominations by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association this morning at the 71(th) Annual Golden Globe Awards nomination ceremony at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. The network garnered two nominations in the Best Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television...

2013-12-05 12:20:11

LONDON, December 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Honda (UK)'s fire spitting 'Mean Mower' has scooped a very special accolade in the 2013 BBC TopGear Magazine Awards, winning the newly-created 'Thing of the Year' title. In this month's magazine, Piers Ward of BBC TopGear praises the "brave men and women of Honda" for creating the 1000cc beast, going on to explain that because Honda stepped up to the challenge and the resulting "life-affirming event" of driving it makes it worthy...

Booze Alternative Without The Side Effects
2013-11-13 12:55:31

[ Watch the Video: Pill May One Day Mimic Effects Of Booze ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A neuroscientist from the UK’s Imperial College London has told the British media he has developed a drug capable of mimicking the effects of alcohol – but the drug’s effects can quickly be reversed by taking an antidote. David Nutt said the drug, which could be used to make a range of traditional cocktails, has the potential to revolutionize the alcohol...

2013-10-24 23:31:38

July 25th marked the 35th birthday of the world’s first “test tube baby” in the U.K. On the occasion of this significant landmark, the BBC recently visited Pacific Fertility Center (PFC) to get a glimpse of some of the more sophisticated assisted reproductive technologies that have emerged since that time. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) October 24, 2013 July 25th marked the 35th birthday of the world’s first “test tube baby” in the U.K. On the occasion of this significant landmark,...

2013-09-11 12:26:40

LONDON, September 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- StreamAMG, the European digital media group which includes StreamUK, released its new and improved Media Platform this month. The product, which won Best Asset Management Tool at the 2013, Streaming Media Europe Readers' Choice awards, is based on Kaltura's CE codebase. Using feedback from their impressive range of clients across Europe which includes Liverpool FC, the BBC and the Guardian, StreamAMG has created the most...

UK Man Builds Homemade Ticker-Tape Machine That Prints Tweets
2013-08-23 11:27:01

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A UK man has developed a modern-day version of the 19th century ticker-tape machine that prints out tweets instead of stock price information. The new machine, named "Twittertape," was developed by 32-year-old web developer, Adam Vaughan, from Cumbria in the UK. The device was built from scratch using second-hand parts from clocks. "I have a keen interest in history and have always been fascinated by ticker-tape machines as a design...