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2011-03-29 14:13:00

WALTHAM, Mass., March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MicroCHIPS, Inc., a developer of innovative drug delivery devices and biosensors, today announced that the U.S. Patent Office and Trademark Office has granted U.S. Patent No. 7,892,221, Method of Controlled Drug Delivery from Implant Device. This patent in conjunction with U.S. Patent No. 7,070,590 provides broad coverage for the design and fabrication of reservoir-based medical devices used for implantable drug delivery systems. MicroCHIPS'...

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2011-02-08 11:32:53

Product counterfeiters are increasingly targeting chips and electronic components, with attacks on hardware modules becoming commonplace. Tailor-made security technology utilizes a component"Ëœs individual material properties to generate a digital key. This provides components with an identity "“ since their unique structure cannot be copied. Fraunhofer researchers will be presenting a prototype at the embedded world Exhibition & Conference in Nuremberg from March 1 to 3....

2011-02-03 08:30:00

BEDFORD, Mass., Feb. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MicroCHIPS, Inc., a developer of innovative drug delivery systems, is initiating the first clinical study to demonstrate precisely controlled delivery of a peptide from a multi-reservoir, programmable, implant system. The study will assess the pharmacokinetics of long-term parathyroid hormone (hPTH 1-34) delivery in women with osteoporosis. Parathyroid hormone is a thirty-four amino acid peptide that is currently self-injected daily to...

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2010-12-14 09:10:44

Taiwanese scientists unveiled a new microchip which is reportedly the smallest device of its kind ever manufactured, measuring just nine nanometers across. While it is far smaller (one nanometer is equal to just one billionth of a meter) than existing microchips, it has a far greater memory capacity than its larger counterparts, researchers at the state-run National Nano Device Laboratories (NDL) told members of the press Tuesday. "A chip using the new memory technology has about 20 times the...

2010-11-25 00:00:44

Pet Sitters International Offers Pet Owners Vehicle Safety Tips King, NC (Vocus) November 23, 2010 The highways will soon be packed with Thanksgiving travelers. If you're hitting the not-so-open road with your pets in tow, Pet Sitters International offers these pet travel tips to help ensure the entire family gets to celebrate Thanksgiving together. Jenny Pavlovic, engineer and author of The Not Without My Dog Resource and Record Book, said that the most important thing a pet owner can do...

2010-10-18 09:00:00

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., Oct. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Lace up those tennis shoes, stretch your legs and gather up the kids (furry or otherwise). Animal Humane | New Mexico's 28th Doggie Dash & Dawdle is November 7th from 9 a.m. to noon at Balloon Fiesta Park in Albuquerque. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101018/LA83122LOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20101018/LA83122LOGO) The event is essential in funding New Mexico's only low-cost veterinary clinic for low-income...

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2010-09-20 22:03:25

Thinking like hackers, TAU programmers find security loopholes in "secure" microchipsUsed in a variety of products from credit cards to satellite televisions, secure chips are designed to keep encoded data safe. But hackers continue to develop methods to crack the chips' security codes and access the information within.Thinking like hackers, Prof. Avishai Wool and his Ph.D. student Yossi Oren of Tel Aviv University's School of Electrical Engineering have developed an innovative way of...

2010-09-09 12:39:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Following on the heels of the success of New York City's first Adoptapalooza in May, the Mayor's Alliance for NYC's Animals® is pleased to announce that this free, fun-filled community pet adoption event will return, bigger and better, to Washington Square Park this Sunday, September 12, from 11:00 am - 4:00 pm. The event is sponsored by PEOPLEPets.com (www.PEOPLEpets.com), PEOPLE magazine's website for animal lovers and their pets....

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2010-09-09 08:10:00

Almost three out of four cats in a new study wore collars consistently during a six-month study, suggesting that most cats will tolerate a collar even if their owners are skeptical about its success. In fact, in almost 60 percent of cases, the animals' tolerance of collars exceeded owners' expectations that their cat would keep the collar on without much trouble. The researchers suggest that, armed with this data, veterinarians should include a discussion about the importance of...

2010-08-24 11:30:00

SUMMIT, N.J., Aug. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Snoopy, the iconic cartoon pooch, has a starring role in an iPhone® app to help HomeAgain® Pet Recovery Service reunite pet parents with lost microchipped pets. Animal lovers have at their fingertips a handy way to participate in the nationwide HomeAgain PetRescuers network through the new, free app on the Apple® iPhone and similar devices including the iPad. "This is a great tool for anyone who...