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2010-10-27 14:20:44

A new computer program shows how the brain's complex fiber tracks mature as we grow up The brain's inner network becomes increasingly more efficient as humans mature. Now, for the first time without invasive measures, a joint study from the Ecole Polytechnique F©d©rale de Lausanne (EPFL) and the University of Lausanne (UNIL), in collaboration with Harvard Medical School, has verified these gains with a powerful new computer program. Reported in the PNAS early online edition last...

2010-10-26 10:09:00

HOUSTON and BOULDER, Colo., Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The families of Olympic athletes finally have guaranteed access to the Games, according to the Moriarty Leyendecker law firm, which led a multi-year investigation of dubious ticketing practices by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and online ticket scams. The IOC announcement this week that Olympic athletes will be able to buy tickets from a dedicated pool of tickets should better protect their families from ticketing fraud and...

2010-06-01 06:06:00

LAUSANNE, Switzerland, June 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- NanoPowers SA, a medical device company that leverages its unique artificial muscle technology to restore or improve muscle function, today announced the closing of a CHF 5 million ($4.5 million) series A financing. The financing round was led by Novartis Venture Funds (NVF). Also participating in the financing were Initiative Capital Romandie (ICR) and Gran Plasa SA. Novartis Venture Funds were also seed investors in the company....

2010-04-12 09:00:00

LAUSANNE, Switzerland, April 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Phitek Systems Limited, the global leader in electro-acoustic technologies, announced today that it has selected semiconductor heavyweight STMicroelectronics (ST) as strategic partner in the design and supply of next-generation ANR(TM) Controllers. ANR(TM) Controllers connect to Phitek's ANR(TM) electro-acoustic capsules to provide a complete and best-in-class active noise cancellation solution for use in audio accessory products such as...

2010-04-08 03:42:00

LAUSANNE, Switzerland, April 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Biocartis SA, a biotech company active in the field of personalized medicine and focused on fast, multiplexed and fully integrated molecular diagnostics based on its proprietary micro-technology and sample preparation platforms, today announced the successful closing of a Series B equity financing round. The Company raised EUR 30 million (~ USD 41.3 million) from its current shareholder base of leading life science investors and two new...

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2010-03-03 12:48:56

EPFL's Brain Mind Institute finds clues to the role of brain plaques typical in Alzheimer's patients A study from EPFL's (Ecole Polytechnique F©d©rale de Lausanne) Laboratory of Neuroenergetics and Cellular Dynamics in Lausanne Switzerland, published today in the Journal of Neuroscience, may lead to new forms of treatment following a better understanding of how Amyloid-Beta found in cerebral plaques, typically present in the brain of Alzheimer's patients, may lead to...

2010-02-28 09:37:00

HOUSTON and BOULDER, Colo., Feb. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- A two-year investigation of online Olympics ticket scams has identified defrauded consumers throughout the world and dubious ticketing practices by the International Olympic Committee (IOC), according to the Moriarty Leyendecker law firm. Hundreds of consumers - including families and friends of Olympic athletes - have been defrauded by official-looking ticketing web sites or failed to receive tickets from "gray market" resellers during...

2010-02-09 02:30:00

LAUSANNE, Switzerland, February 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Debiopharm Group (Debiopharm), a Swiss-based global biopharmaceutical group of companies with a focus on the development of prescription drugs that target unmet medical needs, today announced the signature of an exclusive licence agreement with Novartis for the development, manufacture and commercialisation of Debio 025 (alisporivir), a selective, first-in-class cyclophilin (Cyp) inhibitor with a potent anti-hepatitis C virus (HCV) effect....

2009-12-11 19:42:30

The world of IT pursues its race for performance. CMOSAIC could boost the computing performance of central processors by a factor 10 while consuming less energy. The IBM Research Laboratory has joined EPFL and ETH Zurich - the two Swiss Federal Institutes of Technology "“ in this project of national scope supported by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) via its Nano-Tera programme. 3D microprocessors cooled from the inside through channels as thin as a human hair filled with a...

2009-10-12 08:00:00

LAUSANNE, Switzerland, October 12 /PRNewswire/ -- SmallRivers, specialized in the development of distributed web services, just launched its new service. It allows content editors and bloggers to clip an intelligent micro-code on their content, providing their viewers with immediate access to related content and blog discussions published elsewhere on the web, as well as the possibility to interact with the viewers of these other sites; all without ever leaving the initial site. In...


Word of the Day
cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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