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2014-03-08 23:03:08

Active Motif and The Department of Plant Biotechnology and Bioinformatics at Ghent University announce the deployment of TimeLogic's latest hardware-accelerated genome analysis system. Ghent Belgium and Carlsbad, California (PRWEB) March 08, 2014 The Multidisciplinary Research Partnership on Bioinformatics “Nucleotides 2 Networks”, at Ghent University, has implemented TimeLogic’s latest J-Series Field Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) based DeCypher® system to assist...

2014-02-28 23:32:26

After two years of extensive field testing in Afghanistan, BlackBox Biometrics, Inc. is proud to announce that the Blast Gauge System took the next step towards full adoption in the US Military on February 14, 2014. Rochester, NY (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 The PEO Soldier program, with a mission to “Develop, Acquire, Field, and Sustain affordable integrated state of the art equipment to improve Soldier dominance in Army operations today and in the future,” has done just that by making...

2013-12-23 08:25:43

MILWAUKEE, Dec. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Blast Fitness is proud to announce the grand opening of its new downtown Milwaukee location in Haymarket Square! Blast Fitness has become the nation's fastest growing health club chain with over 60 locations across the country. This brand new, state of the art facility will replace the former downtown Milwaukee location with all current members being transferred at no additional cost. Blast Fitness' high-value, low-cost approach has been...

2013-10-03 23:25:41

Driving Technological Surprise: DARPA’s Mission in a Changing World, published in April 2013, outlines the innovation of the Blast Gauge System. BlackBox Biometrics, Inc. (B3), the company behind the development, successfully commercialized the Blast Gauge System. Rochester, NY (PRWEB) October 03, 2013 Now thousands of Service members are currently using the system in Afghanistan, providing unprecedented insight into the unseen threat of Blast-related Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)....

2012-07-10 15:30:31

Biologists' capacity for generating genomic data is increasing more rapidly than computing power - A new algorithm will help them keep up In 2001, the Human Genome Project and Celera Genomics announced that after 10 years of work at a cost of some $400 million, they had completed a draft sequence of the human genome. Today, sequencing a human genome is something that a single researcher can do in a couple of weeks for less than $10,000. Since 2002, the rate at which genomes can be...

2012-05-02 14:20:55

BOSTON, May 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Best-In-Class BLAST! Fitness welcomes 39 Bally Total Fitness clubs to the Health Club Revolution! (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120502/CG99776) Blast Fitness completed the purchase of 39 Bally Total Fitness health clubs, in seven states. With the acquisition, BLAST Fitness becomes the fastest growing, independently owned, low-cost health club operator in the United States. With the welcoming of former Bally members from clubs in...

2012-02-01 21:14:57

Predicting bomb shockwaves, building vulnerability, and evacuation priority Thanks to lightning-fast software from the Department of Homeland Security's Science and Technology Directorate (DHS S&T), if a truck bomb was discovered in Lower Manhattan we will now be able to predict the likely damage patterns in the surrounding areas, and prioritize the first responders' activities long before the bomb's acoustic shockwave ricocheted out at the speed of sound. It's called the Urban...

2012-01-13 09:00:00

ZHENGZHOU, China, Jan. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- ANNEC GREEN REFRACTORIES CORPORATION (OTCBB: ANNC), one of leading refractory enterprises in China, today announced that it was the recipient of Scientific Achievements and Government Grants in 2011. Zhengzhou Annec Industrial Co., Ltd. ("Zhengzhou Annec"), a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company, received government grants in 2011 which amounted to RMB1.16 million. Of the total amount, RMB300,000 was appropriated as project...

2011-12-26 07:24:58

Improved method for protein sequence comparisons Lightning fast and yet highly sensitive: HHblits is a new software tool for protein research which promises to significantly improve the functional analysis of proteins. A team of computational biologists led by Dr. Johannes Söding of LMU's Genzentrum has developed a new sequence search method to identify proteins with similar sequences in databases that is faster and can discover twice as many evolutionarily related proteins as...

2011-08-18 12:05:00

JERUSALEM, Aug. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- IDenta Corp. (PINKSHEETS: IDTA) CEO Yaacov Shoham today announced the following information. Mr. Shoham stated, "IDenta Alert explosive detectors were recently used to test and identify residue from a recent terror attack in an Asian country that involved deaths and a great amount of damage. "Federal intelligence officers have brought to a meeting with IDenta's representative in the same country, remains from the blast area. They performed three...