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2010-11-16 06:00:00

CARLSBAD, Calif. and VANCOUVER, Canada, Nov. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Isis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ISIS) and Xenon Pharmaceuticals Inc. announced today a new collaboration to discover and develop antisense drugs as novel treatments for the common disease anemia of inflammation (AI). Under the terms of the agreement, Isis will receive an undisclosed upfront payment in the form of a convertible promissory note from Xenon to discover and develop antisense drugs to the...

2010-11-11 14:00:00

WOBURN, Mass., Nov. 11, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Energetiq Technology, Inc., a developer and manufacturer of ultrahigh-brightness light sources for advanced technology applications, today announced that it has been named a finalist in the 2010 Prism Award International Competition. Prism Awards are given annually by Photonics Media and SPIE to recognize innovation in photonics. Energetiq has been chosen for its innovative EQ-99 product. (Photo:...

2010-10-12 09:24:00

DANVERS, Mass., Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- LuxteL llc, a privately held long term manufacturer of reliable, high quality illumination products made in the USA, is pleased to announce that they are now offering direct, online sales of their CeraLux® line of ceramic xenon lamps. Since April, 2001, LuxteL has been producing rugged, long-lasting xenon lamps that are built to withstand the toughest of environments. Emitting ultra-violet, visible and infra-red spectral output,...

2010-09-21 07:00:00

SALEM, N.H., Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Laser Light Engines (LLE), a developer and manufacturer of ultra-high brightness, laser-driven light sources, announced today it has closed a $13 million Series B financing round from returning investors Braemar Energy Ventures and Harris & Harris Group Inc., (Nasdaq: TINY) and from current strategic partner IMAX Corporation, (Nasdaq: IMAX) (TSX: IMX) one of the world's leading entertainment technology companies. LLE will use the Series B funds...

2010-08-17 06:00:00

VANCOUVER, Canada, Aug. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Xenon Pharmaceuticals Inc. announced today that it has initiated a phase 2 clinical trial evaluating its novel topical XEN402 therapy for the treatment of PHN. XEN402 has been developed by Xenon as a topical ointment formulation and recently concluded a 21-day cumulative dose safety tolerability phase 1 study in normal human volunteers. The product was well tolerated and achieved good drug concentrations in the skin. Topical XEN402 is being...

2010-07-27 08:57:00

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., July 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Air Products (NYSE: APD) today announced the addition of xenon difluoride (XeF2) to its portfolio of electronic materials. XeF2 is used as an etching gas, primarily in the Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS) market. XeF2 provides manufacturers with a high selectivity to silicon versus SiO2 and other materials. Air Products is uniquely positioned to serve the burgeoning XeF2 market thanks to its more than 35-year history of...

2010-05-17 06:00:00

VANCOUVER, May 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Xenon Pharmaceuticals Inc. is pleased to announce today that it has appointed Tarek S. Mansour as Executive Vice President, Research and Development. "We are delighted to welcome Tarek to the Xenon team," commented Simon Pimstone, Xenon's President and CEO. "Tarek is a world-class R&D executive whose experience in discovering products, a number of which are now on the market, will further enhance Xenon's capabilities. Tarek has had the unique...

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2010-04-10 07:57:22

British doctors say they have prevented brain injury in a baby boy who was born in critical condition by using an inert gas, according to the Associated Press (AP). The doctors at St. Michael's Hospital in Bristol said Friday that treatment with xenon gas is experimental and has not been used elsewhere. Riley Joyce, the baby boy who faced critical condition, could not breath or maintain a pulse when he was born, showing signs of brain injury. The doctors say they resuscitated him and used...

2010-03-15 08:00:00

SALEM, N.H. and LAS VEGAS, March 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Laser Light Engines (LLE), a developer and manufacturer of ultra-high brightness, laser-driven light sources, announced today at ShoWest that it has demonstrated the first laser light source to completely eliminate laser "speckle," reaching the level of performance required for exhibition of artifact-free, laser images suitable for Digital 2D and 3D movies. This breakthrough industry development paves the way for commercialization of...

2010-02-25 15:53:05

UCLA scientists to discuss XENON100, the newest dark matter detector Dark matter, for more than 70 years as mysterious and unknowable a subject to science as the legendary island of Atlantis has been to history, is bringing 140 scientists from the U.S., Europe and Asia to the Marriott Hotel in Marina del Rey for the ninth UCLA Symposium on Sources and Detection of Dark Matter and Dark Energy in the Universe. The three-day conference runs through Friday, Feb. 26. "Dark matter is one of the...