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2014-06-02 23:07:03

Sartorius Stedim Biotech has signed on as Program Sponsor for the 2014 BioProcess International Awards, which will be presented on October 22, 2014, at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston, MA, in conjunction with the BioProcess International Conference & Exhibition. Nominations are due by June 27, 2014. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 02, 2014 BioProcess International, a business-to-business publication dedicated to delivering cutting-edge information focused on the development and...

2014-06-02 22:42:13

Brigham and Women's Hospital Scientists use 3D printing to successfully address the ongoing challenge of making artificial blood vessels The tangled highway of blood vessels that twists and turns inside our bodies, delivering essential nutrients and disposing of hazardous waste to keep our organs working properly has been a conundrum for scientists trying to make artificial vessels from scratch. Now a team from Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) has made headway in fabricating blood...

2014-05-30 16:24:52

SARASOTA, Fla., May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- On Friday, April 18(th) PGFX Patent Holdings, operating as Heritage Biosciences, LLC made an asset acquisition of proprietary methods, devices and intellectual property from Orogen Biosciences, Inc. Orogen, based out of Sarasota, Florida, was an early innovator in processing platelet rich plasma (PRP) and concentrating growth factors, cytokines, proteins and adhesion molecules to optimize the most effective and efficient methods for...

2014-05-28 23:12:17

GrandViewResearch.com has announced the addition of "Global Bioinformatics Market Analysis And Segment Forecasts To 2020" Market Research report to their database. View Full Report with TOC - http://www.grandviewresearch.com/industry-analysis/bioinformatics-industry San Francisco, California (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 The global market for bioinformatics is expected to reach USD 12.48 billion by 2020, according to a new study by Grand View Research, Inc. Rapidly declining prices of...

2014-05-16 16:23:21

DUBLIN, May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/49svww/latin_american) has announced the addition of the "Latin American Bioinformatics Market by Sector, Segment & Application - Forecasts to 2017" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Bioinformatics is an integration of informatics and life sciences. It uses information technology, statistics, and algorithms for storing, retrieving, and analyzing...

deka robotic arm
2014-05-12 12:59:18

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced that it has given approval for a new robotic arm that is controlled by electrical signals from electromyogram (EMG) electrodes. The DEKA Arm System, which is reportedly the first prosthetic limb that can perform multiple, simultaneous powered movements controlled via EMG signals, had an eight year development cycle from idea to market. The arm was developed as a part of...

2014-05-09 23:04:57

BioProcess International announces an agreement with Rentschler to become an associate sponsor of the 2014 BioProcess International Awards – Recognizing Excellence in the People, Organizations and Technology Applications in Bioprocessing. The awards nomination deadline is June 27, 2014. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 09, 2014 BioProcess International (BPI), a business-to-business publication dedicated to delivering cutting-edge information focused on the development and manufacture of...

2014-05-08 12:29:23

PITTSBURGH, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This fall, Duquesne University will launch a program that combines the sought-after credentials of degrees in both biomedical engineering and nursing, becoming the first academic institution in the U.S. and globally to offer this dual degree to undergraduates. "Duquesne has pioneered the integration of clinical knowledge and patient care with engineering techniques in a single program, creating the first bachelor's degree of its...

A Hydrogel That Knows When To Go
2014-05-08 03:13:48

[ Watch The Video: New Hydrogel Serves As Bioscaffold To Regrow Bones ] Mike Williams, Rice University Rice University bioscaffold material degrades as bone grows to replace it Rice University bioengineers have created a hydrogel that instantly turns from liquid to semisolid at close to body temperature – and then degrades at precisely the right pace. The gel shows potential as a bioscaffold to support the regrowth of bone and other three-dimensional tissues in a...

2014-04-23 16:29:03

LONDON, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Bioinformatics in IVD Testing http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/diagnostics/bioinformatics_ivd_testing_1.html Computer diagnostics could offer opportunity for clinical laboratory professionals to add value to clinicians in diagnosing diseases. IT companies in collaboration with test vendors are developing computer software that complements the skills of human test...


Word of the Day
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  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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