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2014-03-11 08:28:57

BELMONT, Calif., March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PowerVision, Inc., a medical device company developing the world's first fluid-based accommodating intraocular lens, today announced that the first 10 patients have received lens implants in its multi-center clinical study assessing the performance of the lens in cataract patients. These patients received their implants at the three eye centers in South Africa that are participating in the study; four sites in Germany are also participating in...

2014-02-14 08:24:57

AURORA, N.Y., Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Polar Vortex is not enough to shake a dogged private investigator from his or her quarry. Still, PIs who have to brave the worst that winter has to offer cannot afford to be too cavalier. Niche marketing firm PI Profits Agency (http://piprofitsagency.com/) recommends that everyone conducting surveillance in the winter stock up on a few key essentials and learn some possibly life-saving habits. Staying Warm This advice holds true for any kind of...

2013-12-02 08:26:17

AURORA, N.Y., Dec. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Infidelity knows no season, but the days and weeks surrounding major holidays often see cheating spouses become less cautious in their behavior. PI Profits Agency (http://piprofitsagency.com/), a marketing firm for the private investigations industry, recommends the holidays as an excellent time for suspicious husbands and wives to secure the services of a reputable PI firm. There's no reason to let hints of infidelity throw a cloud of...

2013-09-27 23:22:53

Cenegenics Education and Research Foundation (CERF) announced its Board of Trustees member, Dr. Robert D. Langer, will be principal investigator on the game-changing grant awarded by the National Institutes of Health to UNLV helping seven Mountain West states to develop the infrastructure to conduct clinical research for regional health problems Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) September 27, 2013 Dr. Robert D. Langer—noted international research leader in studies focused on healthy aging and a...

2013-09-17 23:33:28

Presented by the World Technology Network, in Association with TIME, Fortune, CNN, Science/AAAS & Kurzweil Technologies; The World's Top Technology & Science Innovators (Peer-Selected) to Meet in NYC New York, NY (PRWEB) September 17, 2013 The World Technology Network (The WTN) announced today the names of the 50 corporate Finalists (in 10 categories) and 100 individual Finalists (in 20 categories) for the prestigious 2013 World Technology Awards, presented by the WTN in...

2013-05-09 23:25:34

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) has won a total of 10 prizes for its multi-faceted innovations presented at the 41st International Exhibition of Inventions of Geneva. Not only have these breakthroughs brought glory to Hong Kong, but also extended the frontiers of knowledge and enhanced the well-being of our society on different fronts. (PRWEB) May 09, 2013 The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) has won a total of 10 prizes for its multi-faceted innovations presented at...

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2012-03-29 07:28:38

The Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS-III)  announced the most accurate measurements yet of the distances to galaxies in the faraway universe, giving an unprecedented look at the time when the universe first began to expand at an ever-increasing rate. Scientists from the University of Portsmouth and the Max-Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics will present the new results in a press conference at 10:00 BST on Friday, March 30th at the National Astronomy Meeting in Manchester....

2011-11-09 15:05:00

ROCKVILLE, Md., Nov. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Neuralstem, Inc. (NYSE Amex: CUR) reported its financial results for the three months and nine months period ended September 30, 2011 and provided a business and clinical update. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20061221/DCTH007LOGO ) "The Company reached major milestones in both of our Clinical programs in the third Quarter: advancing our cell therapy program in ALS into the cervical phase of transplantations, and completing dosing...

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2011-10-20 13:15:34

An instrument on NASA's Mars rover Curiosity can check for any water that might be bound into shallow underground minerals along the rover's path. "If we conclude that there is something unusual in the subsurface at a particular spot, we could suggest more analysis of the spot using the capabilities of other instruments," said this instrument's principal investigator, Igor Mitrofanov of the Space Research Institute, Russia. The Mars Science Laboratory mission will use 10 instruments on...

2011-10-06 10:05:40

Public-private innovation awards granted to 21 teams from around the country The National Science Foundation (NSF) has selected 21 teams for the inaugural class of NSF Innovation Corps (I-Corps) awards. Spanning a broad range of target products, geographic locales and research fields, the teams will receive guidance from private- and public-sector experts, participate in a specially designed training curriculum, and receive $50,000 to begin assessing the commercial readiness of their...