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2014-05-13 20:25:00

Premiere Hadoop Industry Event Sets Stage for Enterprises Sharing Best Practices and Lessons Learned PALO ALTO, Calif., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hosts Hortonworks® and Yahoo! today announced the 7th Annual Apache Hadoop Summit has been expanded to three days to accommodate the significant amount of Hadoop-related products and services gaining momentum in the enterprise. Taking place June 3-5 at the San Jose Convention Center in San Jose, Calif., the Hadoop Summit will educate...

2014-05-13 16:23:21

- Overall revenues up 82% and loss from operations narrowed by 59% compared to the corresponding prior year quarter LAKE FOREST, Calif., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies Worldwide, Inc. (Nasdaq: QTWW), a global leader in compressed natural gas (CNG) storage systems, integration and vehicle system technologies, today reported its results for the first quarter of 2014. Conference call information is provided below. First Quarter 2014 Highlights: -- Total...

Researchers Combine Graphene And Painkiller Receptor
2014-05-13 03:09:16

University of Pennsylvania Almost every biological process involves sensing the presence of a certain chemical. Finely tuned over millions of years of evolution, the body’s different receptors are shaped to accept certain target chemicals. When they bind, the receptors tell their host cells to produce nerve impulses, regulate metabolism, defend the body against invaders or myriad other actions depending on the cell, receptor and chemical type. Now, researchers from the University of...

2014-05-13 12:34:16

NEW YORK, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IntelliCell BioSciences, Inc. ("IntelliCell" or the "Company") (OTCQB: SVFC), a regenerative medicine company utilizing adult autologous stromal vascular fraction cells (SVFCs) derived from the blood vessels found in adipose tissue, announced today that Merril Hoge, former star NFL player and an on-air analyst for ESPN, has joined its Board of Advisors. According to Merril Hoge, "After tearing a ligament in my elbow I tried to rehab it to avoid...

2014-05-13 12:33:31

Researchers from Nexus Spine LLC and Brigham Young University have Developed New, High-Tech Device for Transferring DNA into Cells WASHINGTON, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The ability to transfer a gene or DNA sequence from one animal into the genome of another plays a critical role in a wide range of medical research--including cancer, Alzheimer's disease, and diabetes. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130627/DC39790LOGO But the traditional method of transferring...

2014-05-13 12:25:01

Awards program showcases world's leading smart grid consumer engagement programs SEOUL, Korea, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Today, during the fifth Clean Energy Ministerial in Seoul, Korea, the International Smart Grid Action Network (ISGAN) and the Global Smart Grid Federation (GSGF) announced Entergy New Orleans, Inc.'s "SmartView" Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) pilot project as the winner of the first-ever ISGAN Award of Excellence. The project was singled out from...

2014-05-13 08:39:57

DUBLIN, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/gmsz85/nonvolatile) has announced the addition of the "Non-Volatile Memory Market by Type, Product , Application and Geography - Global Trends & Forecasts to 2014 - 2020" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Non-volatile memory is one of the important components in the modern electronic instruments. It can store data, even if it is not powered. In...

2014-05-13 08:33:50

Gene therapy leader will house business operations and manufacturing in a growing and dynamic biotech hub PHILADELPHIA, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Spark Therapeutics, a late-stage company developing gene-based medicines for a wide range of debilitating diseases, announced today that it has signed a real estate agreement to open its permanent headquarters in West Philadelphia. Spark, which was spun out of Children's Hospital of Philadelphia in October 2013 along with a $50 million...

2014-05-13 08:33:07

HELSINKI, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MediSapiens Ltd, a Finnish company developing bioinformatics applications for the pharmaceutical industry, today announced that it will provide Bayer HealthCare with a new software solution for analysis and visualization of genomics data. This software system, called the Integrated Genomics Platform, will serve as a centralized access to genomics data used throughout a research organization. The Integrated Genomics Platform provides...

2014-05-13 08:31:11

DUBLIN, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/sppx73/global_and) has announced the addition of the "Global and Chinese Carbon Nanotube (CNT) Industry Report 2014" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The Global and Chinese Carbon Nanotube (CNT) Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the global Carbon Nanotube (CNT) industry with a focus on the Chinese...


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The History Of Virtual Reality
2014-07-01 08:19:17

Virtual reality (also known as immersive multimedia) is a computer-simulated environment that mocks or simulates real-world environments, as well as simulates physical presences in real or imagined worlds. VR technology has traditionally been a virtual sight- and perhaps sound-based experience, but has the potential to recreate other sensory experiences, such as virtual taste, smell, and even touch. As for touch (haptic technology), some systems have already included such experiences in...

Maglev
2014-04-11 09:17:26

Maglev is a vehicle propulsion system that uses magnetic levitation to move a vehicle with magnets instead of wheels. The vehicle hovers a short distance above the guide way by magnets and also uses the magnets for motion. The operation of this system is quite and maintains less friction for improved acceleration and deceleration. Weather does not affect the performance of the vehicle. Currently, some trains make use of the Maglev system, but vacuum tube trains could allow a Maglev system...

Flavr Savr
2013-10-03 09:43:32

Flavr Savr, also known as CGN-89564, a genetically modified tomato, was the first commercially grown genetically engineered food to be granted a license for human consumption. It was produced by the Californian company Calgene, and submitted to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in 1992. On May 18, 1994, the FDA completed its evaluation of the Flavr Savr tomato and the usage of APH(3’)II, concluding that the tomato “is as safe as tomatoes bred by conventional means” and “that the...

Roundup Ready Soybean
2013-10-02 13:09:21

Roundup Ready Soybean, GTS 40-3-2, is a genetically engineered variety of glyphosate-resistant soybeans created by Monsanto. Glyphosate kills plants by obstructing the synthesis of the essential amino acids phenylaline, tyrosine, and tryptophan. These amino acids are referred to as “essential” due to the fact that animals cannot make them; only plants and micro-organisms can make them and animals acquire them by consuming plants. Plants and microorganisms make these amino acids with...

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