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2013-02-09 23:03:12

Surviving Mesothelioma reports that doctors are testing a new type of virotherapy for mesothelioma designed to be delivered directly into the space between the lungs and the pleural lining. (PRWEB) February 09, 2013 A new drug, called GL-ONC1, has been administered to the first mesothelioma patient at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, which is sponsoring the trial in collaboration with the drug´s manufacturer, California-based Genelux Corporation. According to Genelux CEO Dr....

2009-04-03 11:15:00

HOUSTON, April 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The merger of Noble Denton and Germanischer Lloyd forms a fully integrated technical assurance and consulting company to serve the worldwide energy industries. The new entity will provide assurance, inspection, and consulting as well as project management on a worldwide scale. It will focus its services along the entire life cycle oil and gas - upstream, midstream, and downstream - renewables and energy installations onshore and offshore. This includes...

2007-11-12 21:00:07

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- In its Oct. 15 issue, Cancer Research, published a peer-reviewed article from Genelux Corporation describing successful eradication of human breast cancer tumors in animals using GL-ONC1, a novel oncolytic virus developed by Genelux scientists. These promising results make a compelling case for the use of GL-ONC1 in human cancer patients. Clinical trials are scheduled to begin in the near future. "We believe this research represents a significant advance...

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2005-11-30 18:01:06

A team of French and Swiss astronomers [1] have discovered one of the lightest exoplanets ever found using the HARPS instrument [2] on ESO's 3.6-m telescope at La Silla (Chile). The new planet orbits a star belonging to the class of red dwarfs. As these stars are very common, this discovery proves crucial in the census of other planetary systems. "Our finding possibly means that planets are rather frequent around the smallest stars," says Xavier Delfosse, from the Laboratoire d'Astrophysique...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.