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2014-05-14 23:16:45

Awarded by the Smaller Business Association of New England, Inc. (SBANE) Billerica, MA (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 Seahorse Bioscience, the industry leader in metabolic analyzers and assay kits for measuring real-time cell metabolism, announces that it has been named the winner of the 2014 New England Innovation Award, from the Smaller Business Association of New England (SBANE). Seahorse was selected from 210 innovative organizations to compete in the final phase of this competition. Winners...

Designing Flexible Robots Based On Seahorse Tail Armor
2013-05-02 10:13:33

WATCH VIDEO: [Seahorse Armor Offers Insight Into Robotic Design] Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to materials science professor Joanna McKittrick of the Jacobs School of Engineering at the University of California-San Diego (UCSD), “The study of natural materials can lead to the creation of new and unique materials and structures inspired by nature that are stronger, tougher, lighter and more flexible.” In November of last year, redOrbit...

2012-08-03 23:01:41

Young being reared behind the scenes; will find homes in Monterey, other aquariums. (PRWEB) August 03, 2012 The Monterey Bay Aquarium animal care team and a nurturing weedy sea dragon dad have achieved a milestone reached by only four other aquariums in North America: the birth of a brood of sea dragon babies. More than 80 of the inch-long fish — Australian relatives of the seahorse — began hatching on July 22. The father, who carried the eggs in a brood pouch under his tail,...

2011-03-02 09:22:00

NORTH BILLERICA, Mass., March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Seahorse Bioscience, Inc., the leader in the design and development of instruments for assessing cellular bioenergetics, has announced In Vitro Technologies Pty Ltd as the new distributor of Seahorse XF Analyzers and consumables in Australia and New Zealand. Seahorse Extracellular Flux Analyzers provide the first and only kinetic method to measure the two major energy producing pathways - mitochondrial respiration and glycolysis - in...

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2011-01-26 13:50:00

Scientists say that they now understand why the seahorse evolved its equine-like head and S-shape. BBC reports that a new study has shown that seahorses are able to strike at more distant prey, compared to straight-bodied pipefish, from which they evolved. The research team found that seahorses' delicate curves evolved to help it hunt and feed. Both seahorse and pipefish feed on tiny marine creatures, striking at them and sucking them into their snouts. However, seahorses sit and wait for...

2010-09-20 15:33:00

N. BILLERICA, Mass., Sept. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Seahorse Bioscience, Inc., the leading manufacturer of instruments and consumables for measuring cellular metabolism announced today that Chief Executive Officer, Jay Teich, will present at the 2010 UBS Global Life Sciences Conference on Tuesday, September 21, 2010 at 4:00 p.m. EDT at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York City. Mr. Teich will highlight the company's strategy for maintaining rapid growth of 85% CAGR in a new $1BB Life Science...

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2010-07-28 10:33:25

Seahorses are helping scientists gain new understanding about how detailed vision develops "“ in research which may open a way to restore sight in people with age-related blinding diseases. Researchers at the Vision Centre have found that the seahorses' eyes share similarities with the human eye, leading to the possibility of imitating the development of the seahorse's fovea to regenerate this vital region of the eye in people with impaired vision. "The fovea is the tiny pit at the back...


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