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2014-04-15 12:25:46

Network Offers Fast, Secure Transmission of Large Files around the Globe FRANKFURT, Germany, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Engineers and scientists at high-tech company SCHOTT AG are using AT&T's* blazing fast network to work with customers and colleagues around the world. SCHOTT creates precision-designed glass components and appliances that improve how people live and work. The company has a global presence so it's vital for SCHOTT to stay connected around the world....

Ionization Potential Of Radioactive Element Astatine Measured
2013-07-07 20:25:24

The radioactive element astatine, the name of which is derived from the Greek word for 'instability,' is so rare on earth that it has not yet been investigated to any greater extent and, as a consequence, very little is known about it. Using artificially generated astatine, the Mainz-based physicist Sebastian Rothe has now managed for the first time to experimentally explore one of its fundamental parameters, the ionization potential, and thus determine one of the most important properties of...

2013-07-04 04:21:46

MAINZ, Germany, July 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Glioma Actively Personalized Vaccine Consortium (GAPVAC): 14 organizations in Europe and the US join forces to develop a completely novel approach to fight cancer Multi-national clinical trial treating glioblastoma patients with fully personalized therapeutic vaccines planned to start in 2014 European Union supports GAPVAC with 6 million EUR A highly innovative...

2013-05-03 23:21:42

Gilsbar, a Covington based insurance services firm, congratulates Judy Cannella Schott on her promotion to Vice-President. Covington, LA (PRWEB) May 03, 2013 Gilsbar, a Covington based insurance services firm, congratulates Judy Cannella Schott on her promotion to Vice-President. Ms. Schott oversees the property and casualty division as well as the health and life client services. She will be based in the Covington, LA office. Since joining Gilsbar in 1995, Ms. Schott has served in a...

2013-04-24 16:40:10

Plasma protein fetuin-B regulates hardening of the zona pellucida and thus ensures the fertilization capacity of the ovum Scientists in Mainz and Aachen have discovered a new mechanism that controls egg cell fertility and that might have future therapeutic potential. It was revealed by Professor Dr. Walter Stöcker of the Institute of Zoology at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU) that the blood protein fetuin-B plays an important and previously unknown role in the...

Measures Developed To Prevent Wine Indispositions
2012-11-07 12:56:51

Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz Scientists at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz and the DLR develop measures to prevent health problems associated with biogenic amines in wine Biogenic amines may be one of the factors responsible for symptoms such as headaches, gastro-intestinal disorders, shortness of breath, fall in blood pressure, and even unconsciousness and cardiac arrhythmia in severe cases. Histamine, one of the best known members of this group, can cause serious physical...

2012-08-15 01:22:58

Increase in the prevalence of overweight among German children calculated precisely for the first time Scientists working with Professor Dr. Dr. Perikles Simon, head of the Sports Medicine Division of Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU) in Germany, suggest in the light of recent analyses that German children gain weight soon after entering elementary school. From birth up to the age of five years, today's children's weight development is nearly identical to those from twenty years...

2012-08-13 02:24:22

GRENOBLE, France, August 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Allegro DVT is proud to communicate on deployment of a significant multiscreen delivery infrastructure at ZDF, public-service German television broadcaster. This system is based on AL1000 and AL2000 multiscreen encoders and transcoders integrated by international systems integrator Divitel, and is currently used to cover the Olympic Games in HLS and Flash formats for mobile and web delivery. 18 Allegro DVT...

2012-07-26 10:26:13

MAINZ, Germany and NEW YORK, July 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Increasing transparency and quality of immune response measurements The Association for Cancer Immunotherapy (CIMT) Immunoguiding Program (CIP) and the Cancer Immunotherapy Consortium (CIC) of the Cancer Research Institute (CRI) today announced the publication of a letter in Immunity discussing the results of an unique vetting process that involved multiple international groups and individuals and has...

2012-06-05 06:32:32

MAINZ, Germany and BOSTON, June 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- High-technology company and specialty glass producer SCHOTT today announced the successful market entry of Xensation(TM) Cover glass, the high-quality, ultra-strong alumino-silicate glass that offers outstanding resistance to breakage and scratches, making it ideal for touch screen devices such as smartphones, tablets and gaming gadgets. SCHOTT will be showcasing Xensation(TM) Cover glass at the Society for Information...