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2014-07-17 08:30:21

SAN DIEGO, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ViaCyte, Inc., a privately held regenerative medicine company developing a cell replacement therapy for the treatment of diabetes, today announced that it has filed an Investigational New Drug application (IND) with the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) seeking to initiate a Phase 1/2 clinical trial in patients with type 1 diabetes. The trial would evaluate the safety and efficacy of ViaCyte's VC-01(TM) product candidate, a stem...

2014-07-16 23:06:06

ETIA 2014 Conference Post View Release White Plains, N.Y. (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 ETIA 2014 Overview Showcasing the state of the art in technologies for providing entertainment over digital infrastructures, the second Entertainment in the Internet Age (ETIA) conference was jointly sponsored by SMPTE and Stanford’s Center for Image Systems Engineering (SCIEN). On June 17 and 18, attendees gathered in the Nvidia Auditorium in the Huang Engineering Building on the Stanford campus to hear...

2014-07-16 23:01:50

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory researchers recently received funding to develop neural implant technology capable of recording brain signals to to better understand how the brain works during memory retrieval. Livermore, California (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 Livermore scientists are developing electrode array technology for monitoring brain activity as part of a collaborative research project with UC San Francisco to better understand how the neural circuitry of the brain works during...

2014-07-15 23:05:40

InfiniDB High Performance Analytic Query Engine for MySQL and SQL-on-Hadoop Powers Faster Data Access and Insights with Tableau Software Frisco, TX (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 InfiniDB, a leading provider of high-performance analytic data platforms, today announced a technology partnership with Tableau Software, a global leader in rapid-fire, easy-to-use business analytics software, to bring together the two complementary products. “Tableau is a business analytics leader whose software is...

pillar-based Au bowtie nanoantenna arrays
2014-07-15 05:41:58

University of Illinois An interdisciplinary research team at the University of Illinois has developed a novel, tunable nanoantenna that paves the way for new kinds of plasmonic-based optomechanical systems whereby plasmonic field enhancement can actuate mechanical motion. “Recently, there has been a lot of interest in fabricating metal-based nanotextured surfaces that are pre-programmed to alter the properties of light in a specific way after incoming light interacts with it,”...

2014-07-14 23:06:19

GIA announces the release of a trend report on Embedded Analytics. Demand for Embedded Analytics is driven by the big data trend and the accompanying massive increases in data volume and velocity, and growing need for easy-to-use analytics in consumer and business applications. San Jose, California (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn – The market for embedded analytics is witnessing strong growth, supported by the need for next generation intuitive enterprise business...

2014-07-14 23:01:23

Open Access Technology International, Inc. (OATI) released a detailed Solution Brief on ways Demand Response improves grid reliability and a utility’s economics. Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 Increasingly, the grid of the future is going to rely on renewable resources such as wind and solar power. To adapt to these changes, utilities will need to look at Demand Response (DR), energy storage and other Distributed Energy Resources (DER) to help optimize their power supply...

Boron 'Buckyball' Discovered By Researchers
2014-07-14 03:29:25

By Kevin Stacey, Brown University The discovery 30 years ago of soccer-ball-shaped carbon molecules called buckyballs helped to spur an explosion of nanotechnology research. Now, there appears to be a new ball on the pitch. Researchers from Brown University, Shanxi University and Tsinghua University in China have shown that a cluster of 40 boron atoms forms a hollow molecular cage similar to a carbon buckyball. It's the first experimental evidence that a boron cage...

2014-07-14 13:00:48

Rutgers New catalyst based on carbon nanotubes may rival cost-prohibitive platinum for reactions that split water into hydrogen and oxygen Rutgers researchers have developed a technology that could overcome a major cost barrier to make clean-burning hydrogen fuel – a fuel that could replace expensive and environmentally harmful fossil fuels. The new technology is a novel catalyst that performs almost as well as cost-prohibitive platinum for so-called electrolysis reactions, which...

2014-07-14 12:31:01

World's largest manufacturer of single wall carbon nanotubes introduces dealership program for TUBALL worldwide. PALO ALTO, Calif., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TUBALL - a brand name for world's cheapest single wall carbon nanotubes - was presented two months ago in London. TUBALL opens the gateway to technological breakthroughs in many industries which for the long time lacked a ready-to-use solution of low-cost SWCNT supplied in sustainable quantities. TUBALL will have a special...


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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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endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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