Latest David Kaplan Stories

2012-09-12 23:03:01

Industry Veteran Brings Vast Financial Experience to Market-Leading Business Analytics Organization San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) September 11, 2012 Birst Inc., the leading provider of agile business analytics, today announced the appointment of David Kaplan as Chief Financial Officer. In this role, Kaplan will be responsible for oversight of Birst´s finance and administration, human resources and legal functions, among other duties. Kaplan´s strong strategic and operational expertise...

2012-07-09 17:45:32

Could pave way for development of enhanced delivery and storage in third world, save billions in cost Researchers funded by the National Institutes of Health have developed a new silk-based stabilizer that, in the laboratory, kept some vaccines and antibiotics stable up to temperatures of 140 degrees Fahrenheit. This provides a new avenue toward eliminating the need to keep some vaccines and antibiotics refrigerated, which could save billions of dollars every year and increase...

2011-11-17 03:26:33

A new episode in the American Chemical Society's (ACS) award-winning "Global Challenges/Chemistry Solutions" podcast series spins a real-life tale in which spider silk shows promise for overcoming a major barrier to the use of gene therapy in everyday medicine. The new installment from the world's largest scientific society explains in non-technical language that gene therapy involves the use of beneficial genes to prevent or treat disease. It requires safe and efficient carriers or...

2010-07-31 06:45:09

A decade of research yields new uses for ancient material Tougher than a bullet-proof vest yet synonymous with beauty and luxury, silk fibers are a masterpiece of nature whose remarkable properties have yet to be fully replicated in the laboratory. Thanks to their amazing mechanical properties as well as their looks, silk fibers have been important materials in textiles, medical sutures, and even armor for 5,000 years. Silk spun by spiders and silk worms combines high strength and...

2009-02-26 15:59:04

Former Chicago Bulls star guard and broadcaster Norman Van Lier was found dead in his Chicago apartment Thursday. He was 61. A cause of death is unknown pending a report by the Cook County (Ill.) medical examiner's office, the Chicago Sun-Times said. Van Lier had been a Bulls analyst for ComcastSportsnet Chicago. A fan favorite, Stormin Norman Van Lier played for the Bulls from 1971-78 and was a three-time All-Star best known for his defensive prowess. At 6-foot-1, he was known for his...

2008-09-24 18:00:19

WILLIAMSVILLE, N.Y. Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- With Americans facing difficult financial decisions and the price of fuel, groceries and other items rising at record levels, many families and individuals are finding dial-up Internet service to be a low cost option for home Internet access. "With everyone forced to take a closer look at all of their expenses, Internet access is one place they can save money but still enjoy reliable and affordable service by using dial-up," said David Kaplan,...

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