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2010-11-25 08:26:37

Obama calls celebrating their contributions "one of the most important ways to restore science to its rightful place" On November 17th, President Obama presented 10 researchers with the highest technical and scientific award given by the United States, the the National Medal of Science. "The achievements of these men and women stand as testament to their ingenuity, to their zeal for discovery and for their willingness to give of themselves and to sacrifice in order to expand the reach of...

2010-10-26 06:00:00

COSTA MESA, Calif., Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Profit Recovery Partners (PRP) has been listed as one of the top five Management Consultants in Orange County for the fourth consecutive year, according to the Orange County Business Journal's (OCBJ) 2010 list. Each year, OCBJ releases a list of the top 20 consulting firms based upon the number of employees. While the recognition is given for PRP being Orange County's 4th largest consulting firm, the company has a national reach and operates in...

2010-10-22 01:46:43

Pathological protein deposits linked to Alzheimer's disease and cerebral amyloid angiopathy can be triggered not only by the administration of pathogenic misfolded protein fragments directly into the brain but also by peripheral administration outside the brain. This is shown in a new study done by researchers at the Hertie Institute of Clinical Brain Research (HIH, University Hospital Tbingen, University of Tbingen) and the German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases (DZNE), to be published...

2010-10-19 15:37:00

RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif., Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- ThermoGenesis Corp. (Nasdaq: KOOL), a leading supplier of innovative products and services that process and store adult stem cells, said today it has entered into a license and distribution agreement for its Res-Q(TM) 60 BMC (Res-Q) System with BioParadox, Inc., a newly-formed regenerative medicine company focusing on point-of-care cardiovascular therapies. Under the agreement, ThermoGenesis is granting BioParadox exclusive worldwide rights...

2010-10-19 07:08:00

LONDON, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Merchant Research & Consulting Ltd offers new cutting-edge market research reports on Biotechnology now available at mcgroup.co.uk. Prions - Market Report. This report gives an insight into the market for Prion Deactivation technologies, Post Mortem Testing for BSE and Prion Reduction Filters. The Prion related products include BSE detection test Kits, Deactivation /Inactivation technologies, Reagents and Services. The report encompasses estimates and...

2010-10-19 07:37:17

PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma) therapy offers a promising solution to accelerate healing of tendon injuries and osteoarthritis naturally by using the patient's own blood. Board certified orthopaedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist Dr. Vic Kalman is now offering this emerging treatment to patients. Malvern, PA (PRWEB) October 18, 2010 Dr. Vic Kalman, board certified orthopaedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist, is now offering PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma) injection therapy for his...

2010-07-27 07:35:00

LOS ANGELES, July 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Lubov Shynkarenko, vice president and lead researcher of Pure Research Products, LLC, recently presented findings that demonstrate the company's probiotic-derived supplement's potential to support the immune system while it staves off viruses and infections like herpes and staph. Mice were infected with herpes simplex virus-1 and Staphylococcus aureus for the study, which was revealed by Dr. Shynkarenko at this spring's International Probiotics...

2010-03-31 23:00:00

COSTA MESA, Calif., April 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Profit Recovery Partners (PRP) announces effective as of February 1, 2010, a formal partnership with Cannon Group Enterprises, Inc. (CGE). CGE is headquartered in the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania area and provides national consulting in all areas of telecommunications including voice, data, wireless and VoIP. The company has operated for over 15 years and has an established and well respected client list. "The addition of this strategic...

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2010-03-15 13:25:00

Thin-billed prions select their molting grounds individually Not only land birds, but also some seabirds, cover enormous distances during migration: the sooty shearwater, for example, circumnavigates the earth one and a half times on its travels. Despite this, relatively little is known about the migratory behavior of seabirds as compared with that of their land-living counterparts. Scientists from the Max Planck Institute for Ornithology have studied the migratory behavior of thin-billed...

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2010-01-20 08:00:00

A new fast-acting disinfectant that is effective against bacteria, viruses, fungi and prions could help to reduce the spread of deadly infections in hospitals, according to research published in the February issue of Journal of General Virology. Researchers from the Robert Koch Institute in Berlin, Germany have optimized a rapid-acting, practical formula for disinfecting surgical instruments. The treatment works against a wide range of pathogens, including those that tolerate ordinary...


Latest Prion Reference Libraries

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2007-10-24 13:42:18

The Broad-billed Prion (Pachyptila vittata), is a small seabird found throughout oceans and coastal areas in the Southern Hemisphere. Its colonies can be found on Gough Island, Marion Island, and on the sub-Antarctic Antipodes Islands off the coast of New Zealand. Though the broad-billed prion is a small seabird, it is a large prion, with a length of 24 inches and a weight of 7 ounces, and a massive bill. It has gray upper plumage, a dark cap, black "W" on the wings, a black-tipped tail,...

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2007-10-24 13:40:45

The Fairy Prion (Pachyptila turtur), is a small seabird found throughout the oceans and coastal areas in the Southern Hemisphere. Their colonies can be found on Chatham, Snares and Antipodes Islands of New Zealand, Bass Strait Islands of Australia, Falkland Islands, Marion Island, the Crozet Islands and Macquarie Island. The Fairy Prion is about 11 inches long. It has gray upper plumage, black-tipped tail, black "M" wing markings, and white below. Its diet consists mainly of plankton,...

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2007-10-24 13:39:33

The Blue petrel (Halobaena caerulea), is a small seabird in the family Procellariidae. They can be found on Marion Island and Prince Edward Island, the Crozet Islands, the Kerguelen archipelago, Macquarie Island and South Georgia. At sea they range widely from Australia to South Africa, South America and Antarctica. The Blue petrel is the only member of the genus Halobaena. Its plumage, which is white on the underside of the body and gray with the distinct M banding across the upper sides...

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  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.