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2013-09-23 12:26:46

Presentation by Seahorse Bioscience CEO, Jay Teich at MipTec 2013 BILLERICA, Mass., Sept. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In an invited talk at Europe's 2013 MipTec Conference and Exhibition, Seahorse Bioscience Chief Executive Officer, Jay Teich, will discuss the factors that enabled Seahorse to maintain steady growth while the market for life sciences tools declined in 2012. Mr. Teich's presentation, 'Growing in a World of Budget Constraints,' will address the challenging markets faced...

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...

2012-10-10 11:25:12

BILLERICA, Mass., Oct. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Seahorse Bioscience, the world leader in instrumentation and assay kits for measuring cell metabolism, announced the shipment of the 600th instrument to the Thomas Jefferson University, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, US. Since 2007 more than 2,500 scientists in over 30 countries utilize the award-wining XF Extracellular Flux Analyzer in their research. The XF Analyzer and stress test kits are the industry Gold Standard and driving force...

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,...

2012-05-31 06:28:42

NIJMEGEN, Netherlands, May 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A multi-million euro Marie Curie grant has been awarded to an international consortium including 8 world-leading basic science and clinical centres of excellence, industry leaders Khondrion and Seahorse Bioscience, and a non-profit foundation. The objective of the program titled Mitochondrial European Educational Training (MEET) is to implement training-through-research programs dedicated to unravelling the pathophysiology of mitochondria...

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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2010-03-17 13:25:00

Male pipefishes and their seahorse cousins are the only males that actually become pregnant and give birth, but pipefishes likely will never win any Father of The Year awards "“ their attitude towards their offspring can range from total love to total neglect, according to new findings from Texas A&M University researchers. Kim Paczolt and Adam Jones, researchers in the Department of Biology, found that the male pipefish can be a nurturing father as it tends its young before giving...