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2013-08-19 08:28:57

TUSTIN, Calif., Aug. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Andrew Technologies, LLC conducted the first-ever animal safety study to demonstrate that visceral fat can be safely and precisely removed with an energy assisted surgical device. Visceral fat is the metabolically active fat inside the body that causes metabolic syndrome, which increases the risk of type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular diseases and other disorders. The study employed the company's proprietary Tissue Liquefaction Technology...

2013-08-09 10:10:37

Animal study reveals “unexpected” role of horizontal cells in photoreceptor rod and cone cell development of retina Scientists are developing a clearer picture of how visual systems develop in mammals. The findings offer important clues to the origin of retinal disorders later in life. In research published this week in the Journal of Neuroscience, University at Buffalo scientists and colleagues focused on a particular protein, called a transcription factor, that regulates gene...

Red Lights At Night Better Than White When It Comes To Mood
2013-08-07 11:32:35

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online People working the graveyard shift may want to literally see red because according to a new study -- the color of light animals are exposed to at night can affect mood regulation. Study researchers from The Ohio State University found hamsters that were exposed to blue lights at night experienced the worst mood disruptions, followed closely by white lights, when compared to hamsters that spent their nights in a dim red light. "Our...

2013-07-18 16:26:18

Technology Offers a Solution TUCSON, Ariz., July 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ventana Medical Systems, Inc. (Ventana), a member of the Roche Group, announced a groundbreaking study in the Journal of Histotechnology that indicates there is a real risk that errors can be made in the processing of patient biopsy tissue in anatomic pathology labs around the world. The Journal reports on the startling outcome of the Stainer Bath Cross Contamination Challenge (SBCCC), developed by Ventana...

2013-05-23 16:27:04

COLLEGE STATION, Texas, May 23, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More effective detection and diagnosis of oral cancer could result from an advance in noninvasive imaging of epithelial tissue by a Texas A&M University researcher. The research is thought to have the potential to change the way doctors initially look for precancerous and cancerous areas in a patient's mouth. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120502/DC99584LOGO) The imaging technique, which is detailed in the...

2013-02-26 12:28:37

TUCSON, Ariz., Feb. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ventana Medical Systems, Inc. (Ventana), a member of the Roche Group and Biocare Medical, LLC (Biocare) today announced that they have entered into a non-exclusive license agreement to allow Biocare access to certain patents and materials related to p63 diagnostics in the research and IVD field. In parallel, Biocare and AsymmetRx Medical, Inc. (AsymmetRx) have settled their dispute as it relates to the p63 technology. As part of the...

2013-02-07 15:27:50

Among the animals that are appealing “cover models” for scientific journals, lancelets don´t spring readily to mind. Slender, limbless, primitive blobs that look pretty much the same end to end, lancelets “are extremely boring. I wouldn´t recommend them for a home aquarium,” says Enrico Nasi, adjunct senior scientist in the MBL´s Cellular Dynamics Program. Yet Nasi and his collaborators managed to land a lancelet on the cover of The Journal of...

2013-01-29 08:30:44

SEATTLE, Jan. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- LifeSpan BioSciences, Inc. (LSBio), the world's leading provider of high quality, immunohistochemistry (IHC) validated research antibodies, announced today that it has added more than 1,200 proprietary IHC-plus(TM) antibodies to its catalog. The additions include a collection of nearly 900 antibodies targeting G Protein-Coupled Receptors (GPCRs), an important family of proteins that are the targets for nearly one-third of all pharmaceutical drugs...

2012-12-19 13:52:01

San Francisco, CA, Dec. 15-19, 2012 Moscone Center, 747 Howard Street ORGANIZING THE EYE'S NEURONS Poster: 2342/B1205 Special Interest Subgroup: Tissue Development and Morphogenesis II Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2012; Exhibit Halls A-C, 12:30 — 2 p.m. Authors: A. R. Tomás and M. R. Deans Tomás and Deans have identified a protein needed for neuron organization in the developing retina. The team says that the study helps reveal how the healthy retina...

2012-11-28 08:30:30

REHOVOT, Israel, November 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- BioView Ltd. (TASE: BIOV), announced today that they have entered into an agreement with Abbott to collaborate on the development of an automated scanning solution to detect rearrangements of the anaplastic lymphoma kinase (ALK) gene in patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). Under terms of the agreement BioView will perform the appropriate studies to obtain regulatory approval for its Duet Automated...