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2013-06-05 08:28:45

First Collaboration and New Initiatives Originating from the California Innovation Center Announced as Johnson & Johnson Expands Presence on the West Coast MENLO PARK, Calif., June 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Johnson & Johnson Innovation today announced the opening of the Johnson & Johnson California Innovation Center, one of four regional hubs being established in the world's leading life science innovation hotspots. A part of Johnson & Johnson Innovation, the goal of...

2013-06-05 08:28:35

Agreement Expands Janssen Labs to New San Francisco Life Sciences Incubator SAN FRANCISCO, June 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The California Institute for Quantitative Biosciences (QB3) has signed an agreement with Johnson & Johnson Innovation to allocate 5,000 square feet of the space in QB3's new 24,000-square foot biosciences incubator in San Francisco to launch Janssen Labs @QB3. Under the collaboration, Johnson & Johnson will have an exclusive agreement to create a...

2013-05-28 08:29:12

Selection reaffirms Alexandria's Mission Bay cluster as a first-class international epicenter for life science talent, collaboration and innovation PASADENA, Calif., May 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. (NYSE: ARE), the leading and largest owner, operator, and developer of high-quality, sustainable real estate for the broad and diverse life science industry, is honored to announce that a leading mid-cap life science company with an equity market...

Habitat Fragmentation Impacts On Santa Cruz Mountain Pumas
2013-04-19 05:26:38

[ Watch the Video: Mountain Lion Habitat Fragmentation Study ] April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online For three years, University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC) researchers have been tracking mountain lions through the Santa Cruz Mountains to document how human development affects the predators' habits. UCSC associate professor of environmental studies Chris Wilmers and colleagues at the UC Santa Cruz Puma Project reported the findings of their study in the online...

2013-04-04 12:24:11

SAN FRANCISCO, April 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On March 20th, 2013, a memorandum of understanding was signed between the Mayor of Paris, Bertrand Delanoe and the Mayor of San Francisco, Edwin M. Lee, focusing on the digital economy and smart cities. This agreement strengthens ties between the two cities. The cities of Paris and San Francisco have respectively chosen to support Inria (The French National Institute for Research in Computer Science and Control) and the CITRIS (Center...

$4 Million Adaptive Optics Fund Completed By Keck Observatory
2013-03-05 12:21:50

W. M. Keck Observatory The W. M. Keck Observatory has successfully completed a $4 million campaign that will give astronomers the most detailed Adaptive Optics images of the cosmos ever created by mankind. Furthermore, the campaign was funded entirely by private philanthropy. The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, the W. M. Keck Foundation and The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation awarded three grants totaling $3.7 million to significantly upgrade the Keck II Laser Guide Star Adaptive...

Marriage Traditions And Benevolent Sexism
2013-01-17 06:29:19

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A recent study completed by scientists at the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC) discovered that females and male tend to stick to traditional views of marriage proposals. The team of investigators delved into the question on personal preferences for marriage traditions and found an overwhelming number of young adults, both males and females, stated that they preferred that the man in the relationship ask for the...

Keck Week 2013 Celebrates W.M. Keck Observatory's 20th Anniversary
2012-12-12 09:52:03

W. M. Keck Observatory This Spring, the W. M. Keck Observatory is throwing a weeklong party called Keck Week 2013, to celebrate the observatory´s first twenty years of high-impact, game-changing astronomical discoveries from the venerable twin-domes on the summit of Mauna Kea, Hawaii. The festivities will take place in several Kohala Coast resort venues as well as in the town of Kamuela and will mark a distinctive confluence of the brightest minds in astronomy alongside our...

White Shark Diet Varies By Individual
2012-09-30 08:52:34

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online White sharks are the largest predatory sharks in the ocean. They are thought of as apex predators, animals who as adults have no natural predators of their own in their natural ecosystem. Marine scientists have long known that white sharks feed on seals and sea lions, but a new study from the University of California, Santa Cruz demonstrates that there is surprising variability in the diets of individual sharks. The research team...

2012-09-28 10:20:52

WASHINGTON, Sept. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA has selected Akima Logistics Services LLC of Anchorage, Alaska to receive a contract to support the Logistics Management Services at the agency's Ames Research Center in Moffett Field, Calif. The contract has a maximum value of $48 million. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) This is an indefinite-delivery- indefinite-quantity, firm-fixed-price, time and material hybrid contract that begins Monday, Oct. 1....