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2014-02-25 23:03:37

A leadership team from EWI, The Ohio State University, and the University of Michigan has been chosen by the Department of Defense to lead its new institute to advance lightweight and modern metal manufacturing technologies. The institute will ensure that the U.S. is the world leader in the application of innovative lightweight metal production and component/subsystem manufacturing technologies. Columbus, Ohio (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 The launch of a new public-private institute geared...

2014-02-25 23:01:35

A leadership team from EWI, University of Michigan, and The Ohio State University has been chosen by the Department of Defense to lead a new national institute to advance lightweight and modern metal manufacturing technologies. The American Lightweight Materials Innovation Institute (ALMMII) will ensure that the U.S. is the world leader in the application of innovative lightweight metal production and component/subsystem manufacturing technologies. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) February 25, 2014...

2014-01-10 20:22:04

NEW YORK, Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Microlin Bio, Inc., a development stage biotechnology company focused primarily on the development of microRNA based therapeutics and diagnostics to treat cancer from technologies licensed from the Ohio State University, announced today that it has filed a registration statement on Form S-1 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) relating to a $25,000,000 proposed initial public offering of shares of its common stock. All shares...

2014-01-09 16:28:10

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- January is the time when many of us are looking for the next big thing in TVs, computers, smart phones, music systems and other electronic gadgets. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140109/CL43992 ) But while you're wondering whether a 50-inch, Hi-Def, flat-screen is the right one for watching the Super Bowl, a small group of OSU students are among those in the world spotlight for what comes next at the annual international...

2013-11-18 08:26:24

THORNVILLE, Ohio, Nov. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- International children's charity Kids Wish Network today commended the Ohio State University basketball and football teams for helping make a lifelong dream come true for a Thornville teenager. Thirteen-year-old Ethan Heller, who suffers from a life altering illness, had the opportunity to meet Ohio State's basketball and football teams. Kids Wish Network is a Florida-based charitable organization dedicated to infusing hope, creating...

HPV Virus Damages DNA
2013-11-08 09:36:45

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Human papillomavirus (HPV) can damage chromosomes and genes directly, researchers from the Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC – James) report in a new study. HPV is a virus that can cause anal, cervical, head and neck cancers, and according to experts, it produces two viral proteins (E6 and E7) that are involved in the development...

2013-11-04 20:21:52

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Nov. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The battle for bragging rights between The Ohio State University and The University of Michigan will extend beyond the gridiron this year, as fans of each team support their local Komen affiliate in the inaugural The Game for the Cure Fundraising Challenge. All fans who donate between now and November 25 have a chance to get TWO tickets to "The Game" at Michigan Stadium. Here's how it works: we're asking Buckeye fans to donate to Komen...

2013-11-01 08:27:04

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Nov. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- October 2013, the Central and Southern Ohio HIMSS, a chapter of the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society, engaged the attendees with a highly successful one day conference hosted by The Ohio State University Faculty Club. The annual conference titled "Today's World of Collaboration and Innovation in Healthcare IT" drew a record crowd of 180 attendees to the campus of The Ohio State University. (Logo:...

2013-10-02 14:08:11

Findings likely to improve how patients are prescribed one in four clinically used drugs The discovery of genetic differences affecting up to a third of the population could take the guesswork out of prescribing the correct dose of 25 percent of drugs currently on the market, researchers say. The scientists found two genetic variants that alter the activity level of an enzyme responsible for processing, or metabolizing, drugs ranging from the painkiller codeine to the breast cancer drug...

2013-08-23 11:24:44

Study Shows How Our Own Bodies Help Turn Cancer Against Us In an unexpected finding, scientists have linked the activation of a stress gene in immune-system cells to the spread of breast cancer to other parts of the body. Researchers say the study suggests this gene, called ATF3, may be the crucial link between stress and cancer, including the major cause of cancer death – its spread, or metastasis. Previous public health studies have shown that stress is a risk factor for cancer....