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2014-07-23 00:21:52

BASEL, Switzerland, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Exclusive access to innovative CEEDS(TM) technology -- Step change in planting speed and quality -- Complements PLENE Evolve and PLENE PB for nurseries Syngenta today announced plans to broaden and scale up its PLENE(® )platform of integrated sugar cane solutions. Through an exclusive licensing agreement with New Energy Farms, Syngenta will access an innovative planting system for sugar cane in Brazil: CEEDS(TM) (Crop...

2014-07-23 00:20:47

BASEL, Switzerland, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Sales $8.5 billion, up 1 percent: up 4 percent at constant exchange rates -- Late start to North American season reduced crop protection use -- Strong growth in all other regions -- price increases across the business -- EBITDA $2.1 billion, 3 percent lower owing to currency movements -- up 6 percent at constant exchange rates -- Earnings per share(1) $15.60, 2 percent lower...

2014-07-17 08:28:25

ANDERNACH, Germany, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - LTS: market leader in transdermal patches completely acquired by dievini Hopp The supervisory board ("Aufsichtsrat") and management board ("Vorstand") of LTS have concluded the assessment of strategic options for the future development of the LTS group. LTS developed innovative, value oriented growth strategies identifying also the prerequisites for the successful strategy implementation. Meanwhile, LTS's major...

google smart contact lens
2014-07-16 06:40:18

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Pharmaceutical giant Novartis has licensed the Google-developed smart contact lens designed to help diabetics monitor their blood glucose levels, various media outlets reported on Tuesday. [ Watch the Video: Google Shows Off 'Smart' Contact Lens For Diabetics ] The device, which was developed by Google researchers Brian Otis and Babak Parvis and originally announced by the company in January 2014, consists of a wireless chip...

2014-07-14 08:22:07

DUBLIN, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Agrochemicals Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Agrochemicals, also known as agrichemicals, are chemicals that enhance the yield and quality of crops. Pesticides and fertilizers are the two major types of agrochemicals. Pesticides control pests that feed on crops or on the nutrients in the soil that are meant for crops. Fertilizers...

2014-07-07 12:29:12

- Designation supports the advancement of CTL019 to help address the unmet need of patients with relapsed/refractory acute lymphoblastic leukemia (r/r ALL) EAST HANOVER, N.J., July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Novartis announced today that the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Breakthrough Therapy status to CTL019, an investigational chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) therapy for the treatment of pediatric and adult patients with relapsed/refractory acute lymphoblastic...

magic mushrooms invade your brain
2014-07-04 05:11:00

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers from the UK and Germany have opened the door on the little understood subject of just how psychedelic substances work within and affect our brain and our perception of consciousness. With the combination of heightened visual and auditory perception, a description that often accompanies a mind-expanding drug trip has been 'dream-like'. According to the results of a study recently published in the journal Human Brain...

2014-07-02 23:11:19

InSilico Medicine, Inc. announces today: after decades of theoretical research and animal experimentation, the industry, academia and the policy makers will discuss the possible avenues for translating the leading laboratory discoveries into clinical practice. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 Alex Zhavoronkov, PhD, CEO of InSilico Medicine, Inc. and Bhupinder Bhullar, PhD, the laboratory director of the Novartis Institute for Biomedical Research (NIBR) are co-organizing the...

2014-07-02 23:03:21

MarketReportsOnline.com adds "Alzheimer’s Disease Patients & Market Worldwide, Future Scenario (2010 – 2015) & Drugs Analysis" report to its research store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 Alzheimer’s is a complex disease and there is no single “magic bullet” available in the market to prevent or cure it. Though many marketed drugs have been approved for Alzheimer’s disease, it still remains a significant area of unmet medical need. Clinical success has...

2014-07-01 16:30:03

HAMPTON, N.J., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bellerophon Therapeutics, LLC, a clinical stage biotherapeutics company, leveraging its proprietary drug-device technology platform for the development of innovative therapies that address significant unmet medical needs in the treatment of cardiopulmonary and cardiac diseases, today announced that Jonathan Peacock has been appointed Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. Peacock assumes the role of Chairman and Chief Executive Officer from...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.