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2014-02-06 08:23:41

MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Techne Corporation (NASDAQ:TECH) announces the appointment of James T. Hippel as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) effective April 1, 2014. Mr. Hippel is a finance executive with experience in several globally diverse technology businesses, including extensive experience with mergers, acquisitions, and operations integration. Mr. Hippel replaces Greg Melsen who resigned effective February 3, 2014 and who served as Techne's VP Finance/CFO since...

2010-12-13 07:30:00

BOSTON, Dec. 13, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The second episode in a three-part series on Grey's Anatomy features a patient with von Hippel-Lindau disease (VHL). The next new episode in the show is expected to air on January 6. The first episode, "Adrift and at Peace," aired Dec. 2 (http://tinyurl.com/vhlstory1). VHL is a rare disease, a genetic cancer syndrome that causes a series of tumors in many different parts of the body. It is hard to diagnose, but getting a diagnosis is not the end of...

2008-06-24 18:00:00

Although younger adults engage in a lot more social activities, they are no happier with their social lives than older adults, Australian researchers said. Bill von Hippel of the University of Queensland's School of Psychology, in collaboration with Julie Henry and Diana Matovic from the University of New South Wales, measured social activities and social satisfaction in older adults between the ages of 66 and 91, and younger adults between the ages of 18 and 30. Despite older people...

2005-09-24 11:55:00

Changes in frontal lobes may affect inhibition and recall ability, studies suggest Grumpy, blunt, absent-minded, cranky: It seems like there's no shortage of adjectives to describe the way some elderly people behave. However, scientists have now found physiological reasons why you can become forgetful or, even worse, rude as you age. Two new studies using psychological tests and functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) offer a peek into the inner workings of the aging brain. The first...

2005-09-09 18:35:00

If you suffered from piles, would you want your friends asking about your condition in public? Most people wouldn't, yet new research suggests that the older you become the more likely you are to make someone blush with embarrassment in that way. But old people may not intend to be rude: in fact, age-related changes in brain function may explain their lack of tact, according to a new Australian study just published in the journal Psychology and Aging. Tests carried out by researchers at the...

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Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.