CHICAGO, IL--The Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (FNIH) awarded the first annual Lurie Prize to Ruslan M. Medzhitov, PhD, David W. Wallace Professor of Immunobiology at Yale University School of Medicine and Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator, last evening at a ceremony at the Robert H. Lurie Medical Research Center of Northwestern University. Dr. Medzhitov was recognized for seminal discoveries related to the innate immune system, the human body’s first line of defense against invading organisms which cause infection.
Thursday, May 16, 2013
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FORT WAYNE, IN--A privately-owned critical communications software developer, EXTENSION, INC. , announced today that it achieved year-over-year record growth for the first quarter of 2013. The fast-growing company, which sells its care team communication and workflow solutions including HIPAA-compliant text messaging to in-patient hospitals reports that earned revenues for the most recent trailing 12-month period ending March 31, 2013 are up 118% over the prior year period.
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Wednesday, May 15, 2013
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.--Innovative PR and media relations firm Global Media Strategies (www.gmsinnovate.com) is supporting the world's largest multi-disciplinary multi-sector conference and marketplace of vetted innovations, innovators and technology business developers and funders, TechConnect World, in Washington, D.C. May 12-16. In addition to providing insights and best practices in publicity and marketing directly with attendees via David Menzies, Global Media Strategies president, the firm is promoting the event as a strategic partner through its online news resources NCTechNews and Global TechWire. Both websites are published by Global Media Strategies to help technology professionals around the world get timely news and information about the life sciences, medical technology, biotech, cleantech, computers, innovation and entrepreneurs, high tech and education. Fresh, original articles and user-submitted news items are updated daily, while banner ads help generate web traffic for businesses looking to get in front of technology decision makers.
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Monday, May 13, 2013
SHENZHEN, CHINA--Powerocks www.powerocks.com, creators of fashionable compact power banks, announced today Tarot -- the worlds thinnest portable power bank. Ultrathin, Tarot is designed to fit in a wallet, pocket, or small purse to provide an emergency charge for smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices quickly and safely when away from a power source or outlet. Tarot provides emergency power whenever you leave the house or when travelling to charge your phone or device so youll never miss a call, lose power during a meeting, or be without your device when on the road. Powerocks will be at the CTIA Show held May 21-23, 2013 in Las Vegas, Booth #1728.
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CLEARWATER, FLA.--Delivering the best service and solutions to its partners, Tech Data Corporation (Nasdaq:TECD) was recognized by Autodesk, a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software, as the top distributor in overall sales growth for Autodesk's fiscal year 2013. The award was presented at a ceremony at the Autodesk One Team Conference in March at the Palazzo Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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WASHINGTON, D.C.--Moscow is a large scientific and industrial metropolis with more than one third of all Russian scientific capacity centered there. It includes 22% of research and development institutions, almost one-third of the total number of the country researchers, more than half of all post-docs, over 44% of PHDs and 19% of university students. Overall academic and industrial innovation capacity, including intellectual professionals located in Moscow, reaches 60% of all scientific and technological resources of the country. Today, at last 1,200 scientific and industrial companies are engaged in research and development in Moscow. As for today Moscow occupies the 11th place on the list of the cities, largest innovation centers with considerable innovation capacity, ranked by their investment of the GDP share into the research, development and engineering design, academic research, intellectual property protection, ease to start up a new innovative business, mobility of international researchers and designers.
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Agilent Technologies New AFM/Raman Spectroscopy System Provides Nanoscale Material Identification and Analysis
SANTA CLARA, CALIF.--Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) today announced the availability of a high-performance AFM/Raman system for life science and materials science applications. The system seamlessly integrates the Agilent 6000ILM AFM (atomic force microscope) and a HORIBA XploRA INV (inverted Raman microscope). The combination enables researchers to go beyond the optical diffraction limit to achieve nanoscale resolution as they perform Raman spectroscopy.
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