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2014-04-03 08:23:20

ST. JOHN'S, NL, April 3, 2014 /CNW/ - The Research & Development Corporation (RDC) is investing more than $500,000 in six research and development projects related to mineral exploration and development. The projects are being carried out by researchers at Memorial University and College of the North Atlantic to enhance exploration efforts, improve environmental mitigation strategies, and strengthen opportunities through the purchase of specialized equipment. "The mining sector has been...

2013-09-30 08:29:56

ST. JOHN'S, Sept. 30, 2013 /CNW/ - The Research & Development Corporation of Newfoundland and Labrador (RDC) is investing $3.7 million in Memorial University to support 34 academic-led research projects aimed at solving technical challenges and closing knowledge gaps. The research is being conducted in a range of areas, including natural resource industries, manufacturing and health and life sciences. These projects have secured additional investments totalling $6.3 million...

2013-08-06 23:03:01

Two recent studies demonstrate the effectiveness of myofascial rolling versus static stretching, which is associated with declines in performance, announced Performance Health. Akron, OH (PRWEB) August 06, 2013 Two recent studies out of Memorial University of Newfoundland (St. John’s, Canada) support the effectiveness of myofascial rolling. The studies (1),(2) concluded that as little as two minutes of myofascial rolling with foam rollers and a mere five seconds of rolling with a roller...

2013-02-28 16:21:44

ST. JOHN'S, NL, Feb. 28, 2013 /CNW/ - Deepwater seabed surveying, navigation and control systems for field robots, and improving cyber security measures are among the 10 academic-led research and development projects receiving more than $1.7 million in total funding from the Research & Development Corporation of Newfoundland and Labrador (RDC). Today's investment leverages more than $10 million from others sources including the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, the Natural...

2013-01-17 12:26:59

ST. JOHN'S, NL, Jan. 17, 2013 /CNW/ - Dr. Ken Kao and his team at Memorial University of Newfoundland have made an important discovery that could lead to better detection and treatment methods for those diagnosed with prostate cancer. The two-year research project is funded in part through the Research & Development Corporation of Newfoundland and Labrador (RDC), a provincial Crown corporation. "Our province continues to be a place where life science researchers like Dr. Kao can...

2012-10-09 11:22:37

ST. JOHN'S, NL, Oct. 9, 2012 /CNW/ - The Research & Development Corporation (RDC) is investing more than $5.3 million into research and development (R&D) projects at Memorial University of Newfoundland in areas relevant to offshore petroleum, ocean technology, healthcare, aquaculture and other natural resource industries. The funding will focus on solving technical challenges and identifying new opportunities such as ice-structure interaction in polar regions, effective oil...

2012-04-03 06:22:25

ST. JOHN'S, NL, April 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Newfoundland and Labrador's knowledge and technological capacity for ships and offshore structures operating in harsh ocean environments is about to be strengthened with the launch of a research program at Memorial University's Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science. The Research & Development Corporation of Newfoundland and Labrador (RDC) and ABS of Houston, Texas today announced a combined $600,000 investment for the ABS Harsh...

2009-06-02 07:00:00

First hospital in Georgia to use a new, cutting edge diagnostic technology to fight serious infections and improve patient care and outcomes. WOBURN, Mass., and VEDBAEK, Denmark, June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- AdvanDx today announced Memorial University Medical Center in Savannah, Georgia has implemented AdvanDx's PNA FISH(R) tests to identify bloodstream pathogens 1 to 3 days earlier than conventional methods to help their physicians, pharmacists and nurses improve care and outcomes for patients...