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2008-08-18 06:00:38

ImmuneRegen(R) BioSciences, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of IR BioSciences Holdings, Inc. (OTCBB: IRBS), today announced a collaborative relationship with the Biodesign Institute at Arizona State University (ASU), Tempe, Ariz., to evaluate the effectiveness of ImmuneRegen's Viprovex(R) in boosting the immune response when used as an adjuvant in conjunction with unique plant-derived vaccines against noroviruses (also called Norwalk-like viruses). These viruses are the leading cause of...

2008-08-01 12:01:08

IRVING, Texas, Aug. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- CDX Holdings, a newly-formed holding company that is the parent company of Caris Diagnostics (Caris Dx) and Caris Molecular Diagnostics (CMDx), announced today that George Poste, D.V.M., Ph.D, F.R.C. Path, F.R.S., will be expanding his involvement with the company, serving as Non-Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Scientific Advisor of CDX Holdings and Non-Executive Chairman of CMDx. Dr. Poste has been a Director of Caris Dx, and now CDX Holdings, since...

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2008-04-29 09:45:00

In the rapid and fast-growing world of nanotechnology, researchers are continually on the lookout for new building blocks to push innovation and discovery to scales much smaller than the tiniest speck of dust.In the Biodesign Institute at Arizona State University, researchers are using DNA to make intricate nano-sized objects. Working at this scale holds great potential for advancing medical and electronic applications. DNA, often thought of as the molecule of life, is an ideal building block...

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2008-01-11 16:50:00

Lab-scale gene chips, move over for your smaller counterpart. Hao Yan of the Arizona State University's Biodesign Institute's Center for Single Molecule Biophysics led researchers in creating a very small tool that may revolutionize genetic research. This tool, a nano gene chip, can be used to examine thousands of genes at the same time for mutations, much like the current gene chips, only this time the technology is tens of thousands of times smaller. Stuart Lindsay, a physics professor and...


Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.