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2013-10-25 23:03:39

Accomplished industry veteran brings extensive leadership to enable UBIC’s brand establishment in North America Redwood City, CA (PRWEB) October 25, 2013 UBIC, Inc. (TSE: 2158; NASDAQ: UBIC), a provider of strategic international litigation support, advanced predictive coding technology CJK TAR™ and forensic solutions, has appointed Sasha Hefler as Senior Director of Strategy & Communications to enhance UBIC’s brand awareness in the U.S., enabling the strategic vision of being...

2013-10-17 08:27:24

University of Toronto Breaks $1 Billion Barrier TORONTO, Oct. 17, 2013 /CNW/ - Total research income at the 50 leading universities expanded by only 1.1% in Fiscal 2012, the slowest growth since 2001, according to this year's annual ranking of Canada's Top 50 Research Universities, released today by Research Infosource Inc., Canada's Source of R&D Intelligence. The national result was depressed by sharp cutbacks in provincial research funding in Alberta. Canada's leading...

2013-10-09 13:02:32

UBC-Vancouver Coastal Health research casts doubt on CCSVI theory A study led by Dr. Anthony Traboulsee of the University of British Columbia and Vancouver Coastal Health to see whether narrowing of the veins from the brain to the heart could be a cause of multiple sclerosis has found that the condition is just as prevalent in people without the disease. The results, published in the U.K. medical journal The Lancet, call into question a controversial theory that MS is associated with a...

2013-10-07 16:20:47

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Oct. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ELIX Wireless Charging Systems is pleased to announce that it has signed a global exclusive licensing agreement with the University of British Columbia. The agreement gives ELIX the exclusive right to develop wireless chargers based on UBC's Magneto-Dynamic Coupling technology. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131007/SF93106LOGO) There is currently no safe, convenient way to transmit electrical power wirelessly....

2013-10-01 23:35:14

Accomplished industry veteran brings extensive leadership to enable UBIC’s brand establishment in North America Redwood City, CA (PRWEB) October 01, 2013 UBIC, Inc. (TSE: 2158; NASDAQ: UBIC), a provider of strategic international litigation support, advanced predictive coding technology CJK TAR™ and forensic solutions, has appointed Sasha Hefler as Senior Director of Strategy & Communications to enhance UBIC’s brand awareness in the U.S., enabling the strategic vision of being...

Audubon's Warbler May Have 'Borrowed' DNA To Fuel Migration
2013-09-20 09:22:43

University of British Columbia A common songbird may have acquired genes from fellow migrating birds in order to travel greater distances, according to a University of British Columbia study published this week in the journal Evolution. While most birds either migrate or remain resident in one region, the Audubon's warbler, with habitat ranging from the Pacific Northwest to Mexico, exhibits different behaviours in different locations. The northern populations breed and migrate south for...

2013-09-17 23:34:22

Explore an overview of the legal and regulatory issues in Asia as well as the Asian eDiscovery challenges when dealing with CJK (Chinese Japanese Korean) electronic documents within Asian litigation matters. Redwood City, CA (PRWEB) September 17, 2013 UBIC, Inc. (TSE: 2158; NASDAQ: UBIC), a provider of strategic international litigation support through CJK TAR™(Technology Assisted Review) and forensic solutions, will be will providing attendees an introduction on the challenges of...

2013-09-05 23:25:45

MRSAid™ was recently featured in the 2013 ICPIC (International Consortium for Prevention & Infection Control) Innovation Award received by the Vancouver General Hospital infection control team lead by Dr. Elizabeth Bryce. The VGH team was the winner of this prestigious global recognition for pioneering a novel universal decolonization protocol involving Ondine’s Photodisinfection technology, MRSAid. Vancouver, British Columbia (PRWEB) September 05, 2013 Ondine Biomedical Inc. is...

Trojan Asteroids Are More Common Than Previously Believed
2013-08-30 05:06:06

[ Watch the Video: QF99 Motion Animation ] April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The first Trojan asteroid sharing the orbit of Uranus has been discovered by University of British Columbia astronomers who believe the asteroid - 2011 QF99 - is part of a larger-than-expected population of transient objects temporarily trapped by the gravitational pull of the solar system's giant planets. Trojan asteroids share the orbit of a planet and occupy stable positions known as...

Role Of 'Peacekeeper' In The Gut Revealed In New Study
2013-08-09 11:39:14

University of British Columbia A new study has shone a spotlight on the peacekeeping mechanisms in our intestines. A protein, called SIGIRR, is produced by the cells that line the intestines. It supresses the cells' immune response to bacteria. "We expected that when SIGIRR was removed, our intestines would trigger a stronger immune response to a gut infection, affording us more protection against the infection," says Prof. Bruce Vallance, an associate professor in UBC's Dept. of...


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Davidsonia, Journal
2012-04-25 14:26:44

Davidsonia is a scientific journal published by the University of British Columbia Botanical Garden. It specializes in the botanical natural history of the pacific northwest and horticultural and plant conservation issues. The print edition of Davidsonia existed from 1970 to 1981. It was revived in 2002 as an online journal. The journal provides full open-access to content on its website www.davidsonia.org . The journal is named after British Columbia botanical pioneer John Davidson. It...

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