Today, Voyager, a business unit of Cambium Learning Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: ABCD) launched a new version of VocabJourney®, an interactive, web-based reading component to help students boost their vocabulary and comprehension skills. Research has shown that vocabulary deficiencies are a primary cause of academic failure in grades three through 12.
Originally offered only to students in Voyager's high school reading intervention program, Passport Reading Journeys® III, the newly enhanced version of VocabJourney, is now available to all levels of Passport Reading ... read more
Northwest Biotherapeutics (OTCBB: NWBO) reminded markets, in response to
recent investor concerns about Dendreon’s Provenge immune therapy, that
NWBT’s DCVax® immune therapies for a broad range of cancers (including
prostate, brain, ovarian and others) hold the promise, based on
available data to date, of being cost ... read more
Ardea Biosciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: RDEA) announced today that Barry D. Quart, PharmD, president and chief executive officer, will present at the Wedbush Securities 2011 Life Sciences Management Access Conference in New York, NY at 12:40 p.m. EDT on Tuesday, August 16, 2011.
This presentation will be webcast and can be accessed on the Investor Relations section of Ardea's website at www.ardeabio.com. Please connect to Ardea's website several minutes prior to the start of the broadcast to ensure adequate time for ... read more
Retina-X Studios, LLC today announced the launch of MyDoc2PDFConverter, a PDF converter for iPhone. This handy utility can convert documents, images, contacts and web pages into PDF format from within the application interface.
Anyone looking for the ability to convert documents, presentations, spreadsheets, photos, online articles, blog posts or regular web pages to PDF format for later reading or sharing with colleagues and friends will find MyDoc2PDFConverter invaluable for their day-to-day usage on the iOS devices.
Priced at $0.99, MyDoc2PDFConverter offers the ... read more
Online services innovator Nefsis® announced today the top 5 advantages cloud-based video conferencing offers branch office networks in financial services and similar markets where multiple office locations prevail. Chief among the advantages are successful operation over existing networks, a benefit of Nefsis dynamic scalable video; and lower total cost, a benefit provided by cloud-based software-as-a-service (SaaS) delivery. Today, branch office video conferencing is easily tested and deployed with little to no capital expense and without costly video-specific routers or other ... read more
eTail Boston -- Baynote, a leading provider of eCommerce personalization solutions, today unveiled its new vision for retailers to achieve a multiplier effect on their existing online commerce investments to dramatically increase conversion rates and average order values. Baynote will be announcing partnerships with several world class technology and services providers in the coming months to help its customers realize this vision.
"Online businesses are facing a never-ending imperative to deliver on the promise of eCommerce. They are expected to drive ... read more
Anacor Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:ANAC) announced today that it has
achieved the first development candidate in its animal health
collaboration with Eli Lilly and Company (Lilly). Anacor’s research
collaboration with Lilly explores the use of Anacor’s boron chemistry to
discover products for a variety of animal health applications. ... read more
Avila Therapeutics, Inc., a biotechnology company developing targeted
covalent drugs that treat diseases through protein silencing, announced
today that it has relocated to a 23,000 square foot facility located in
Avila’s new facility in Bedford is more ... read more
ARCA biopharma, Inc. (Nasdaq: ABIO), a biopharmaceutical company
developing genetically-targeted therapies for atrial fibrillation and
other cardiovascular diseases, announced today that two Gencaro
(bucindolol hydrochloride) abstracts have been selected for oral
presentation at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions
2011, ... read more
Misonix, Inc. (NASDAQ: MSON), a medical device company that designs, manufactures and markets innovative therapeutic ultrasonic products worldwide for wound debridement, spinal surgery, cosmetic surgery, neurosurgery, laparoscopic surgery, and other surgical and medical applications, has announced its immediate entry into surgical wound debridement by adding their SonicOne® technology to the BoneScalpel(TM) surgical platform. The BoneScalpel with SonicOne Technology is designed for surgical wound debridement and is an updated and expanded version of the Company's existing BoneScalpel product. The ... read more
Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) has launched its Neuromodulation Learning Institute(TM) (NLI), a clinical education program and online resource center for healthcare providers to enhance their knowledge and awareness of spinal cord stimulation (SCS) technology, procedures and techniques. The Company made the announcement during the annual meeting of the International Spine Intervention Society (ISIS) occurring this week in Chicago.
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The NLI offers a broad range of hands-on and web-based learning tools for healthcare professionals to enhance patient outcomes ... read more
BOTHELL, WA -- (Marketwire) -- 08/10/11 -- Marina Biotech, Inc. (NASDAQ: MRNA), a leading RNA-based drug discovery and development company, reported in vivo data demonstrating up to 2.5-fold derepression of down-stream targets of a well-established microRNA, miR-122, with a Conformationally Restricted Nucleotide (CRN) modified antagonist. Derepression of down-stream targets represents the intended therapeutic benefit of inhibiting a specific microRNA controlling those targets; allowing the down-stream targets to express proteins which the microRNA typically down regulates. Thus, microRNA inhibition is ... read more
IRVINE, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 08/10/11 -- BIOLASE Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: BLTI), the World's leading dental laser manufacturer and distributor, today announced that it has fulfilled the second of two prepaid purchase orders totaling approximately $9 million under the Distribution and Supply Agreement entered into with Henry Schein (NASDAQ: HSIC) on September 23, 2010.
The final products required to complete the second purchase order, totaling approximately $3 million, have been shipped during the current quarter, prior to the agreement's ... read more
STONY BROOK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 08/10/11 -- Applied DNA Sciences, Inc. (OTCBB: APDN), a provider of DNA-based security solutions, announced that it has entered into a long term supply agreement with 3SI Security Systems, the world leader in asset protection systems. Commercial supply of the DNA markers has already begun, with repeat orders to be fulfilled on a monthly basis.
Applied DNA was selected by 3SI because of the conviction power of its DNA authentication system. Due to ... read more
Therapeutics, Inc. (OTCBB & OTCQB: GTHP), developer of a rapid and
painless testing platform that uses biophotonics for the early detection
of disease, today announced that it has begun human testing of its
light-based detection technology for Barrett’s Esophagus, a precursor
... read more
Glowpoint, Inc. (OTCBB: GLOW), a leading global provider of cloud managed video services, today announced that it, and its partners, are seeing a marked increase in usage of immersive telepresence systems by end-users who also utilize cloud managed video services.
As reported by Glowpoint's telepresence management system, immersive telepresence end-users logged over 48,000 hours of meetings on immersive telepresence systems in the first half of 2011, which represents a 102% increase in usage over the same period in 2010. If usage ... read more
Advocate Networks, LLC, an Atlanta-based management consulting company focused on global communications, data center services and communications infrastructure, today announced results for the first half year ending June 30, 2011. Contracts closed increased by 52% and revenues during the period marked an all-time high in the company's history. The 10-year old firm attributes this growth to meeting client demand to execute strategic planning requirements and cost-saving initiatives in communications and IT infrastructure services including data center, contact center and mobile ... read more
Experience Advertising, a leading outsourced affiliate program management company, with 50 exclusive clients on the major affiliate networks like Commission Junction, LinkShare, Google Network, and ShareASale, has been rated the top affiliate marketing company for August 2011 by topseos.com, an independent online marketing and agency review website. Experience Advertising was established in 2007 to offer effective outsourced affiliate marketing services to companies using affiliate networks. The company specializes in growing and managing affiliate programs for both large and small companies. ... read more
A-list, multi-award winning composer James S. Levine and Extreme Music, the production music arm of Sony/ATV Music Publishing, announce the release of Law & Audio. This first-of-its-kind, crime-focused production music library delivers tracks aimed at an entertainment genre that has been the most successful mainstay of film and television since the early days of broadcasting.
Law & Audio promises to deliver a contemporary, inspirational sound palette covering any possible crime and legal drama story arc a Music Supervisor might encounter.
Says founder ... read more
He's got creativity in his DNA. From the age of twenty one Thomas Allen Bibiyan knew he was going to break in as a mainstream Hollywood producer. Now that he's set his sights on this goal, he's already thinking about what to do with his spare retirement time. Too soon, you might say? Then consider this; before turning thirty he's managed to corral his enormous family to newly launch an International Philanthropic Foundation for causes his grandfather (which the Foundation ... read more