There is enormous excitement and expectation surrounding the multidisciplinary field of nanomedicine - the science and technology of diagnosing, treating and preventing disease using nanotechnology. Nanomedicine is already influencing the pharmaceutical industry, especially in the design, formulation and delivery of therapeutics. Current and future products range from nanoparticulate therapeutics that precision-target certain cancers to nanosensors that are capable of navigating through the body for early disease detection. These approaches have the ability to reduce the risk of toxicity ... read more
Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/29556f/us_defense_sector)
has announced the addition of the "US
Defense Sector: Sector Report" report to their offering.
This industry profile is an essential tool to help your company gain an
in-depth knowledge and competitive advantage in the ... read more
The Pennsylvania Department of Education has granted a new five-year charter to the Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School.
"Charter renewal is great news for the thousands of Pennsylvania families who depend on our school, and a much appreciated validation of the hard work, expertise and dedication of the hundreds of PA Cyber teachers and other employees," said CEO Dr. Nick Trombetta. "Unlike school districts, we charter schools must demonstrate our effectiveness every five years or we cease to operate.
"I want to thank ... read more
Recovering unnecessarily lost patient information is now a viable reality. Lost to follow up (L2FU) rates in clinical research trials can range from 20- 60%. As a result, patients who drop from a clinical trial and 'go missing' can impart a major set-back in pharmaceutical research. Failure to contact patients and obtain final closure data, or bring them back into the clinical trial (if the protocol allows) results in study delays, increased patient recruitment costs, compromised study data, and ... read more
David J. Kennedy recently joined Diebold, Incorporated (NYSE: DBD), as director, regional security in the company's enterprise security organization. He is responsible for developing and maturing Diebold's enterprise security program and ensuring that the company's enterprise is protected against attack.
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Prior to joining Diebold, Kennedy was a partner and vice president of consulting for an information security consulting firm in the Great Lakes region.
Kennedy is considered a subject matter expert in the information ... read more
ORLANDO, FL -- (Marketwire) -- 07/22/10 --
Pentaho Corporation, the open source business intelligence (BI) leader, is announcing the Pentaho Live Seminar Series, Harnessing Apache Hadoop for Big Data Analytics. This morning seminar will explore big data challenges and how to address them with Apache Hadoop. Attendees will also see a demonstration of how the Pentaho Business Intelligence Suite can be used to speed data integration (ETL) between Hadoop and existing data sources to drive compelling reporting and analytics.
What ... read more
BluFi Direct Mortgage (www.BluFiDirect.com),
the fastest growing online direct lender with no commissions, has named
Sandy Simmons as its operations manager. Simmons is responsible for
creating an infrastructure of policies and procedures for the
organization, and hiring and training quality talent as BluFi continues
... read more
Rapid7®, the leading provider of unified vulnerability
management and penetration
testing solutions, today announced that two company experts, HD
Moore, Rapid7 chief security officer and Metasploit chief architect, and
Joshua Abraham, Rapid7 security researcher, will be leading training
sessions at ... read more
The Board of Directors of Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB) today declared
a quarterly dividend of $0.21 per share of outstanding common stock. The
dividend is payable on October 1, 2010 to stockholders of record at the
close of business on September 1, 2010.
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Pulling out all the stops, AES 129th Convention Co-Chairs
Valerie Tyler and Jim McTigue and an ace team of Committee Chairs are
deep in the process of developing an exemplary event. Scheduled for
November 4-7 at San Francisco’s famed Moscone Center, the 2010
Convention has been ... read more
Alanco Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALAN) reported today that its
wholly owned subsidiary StarTrak Systems, the leading provider of
wireless monitoring and management data services for the refrigerated
transportation industry and Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM), a
leading provider of integrated wireless systems and services to
... read more
Cinemark Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CNK), one of the world’s largest motion
picture exhibitors, today announced plans to open a new Century branded
theatre in Rio Rancho, NM at The Village at Rio Rancho in time for the
2011 summer blockbuster season. The new Century Rio Rancho theatre
... read more
The Americans with Disabilities Act, the single most important piece of legislation to improve the lives of people with disabilities, will turn twenty on July 26. The anniversary is particularly poignant for Paralyzed Veterans of America, an organization that helped lead the charge for the groundbreaking act back in 1990.
"The ADA has changed millions of lives for the better, helping to empower people with disabilities with some of the basic freedoms we need to live full and productive lives. ... read more
DRAPER, UT -- (Marketwire) -- 07/22/10 -- NextPage is making it easier and less costly for companies to take advantage of the powerful collaboration features in Microsoft SharePoint by helping users intelligently migrate their existing documents into SharePoint and manage those documents going forward. As a result, customers will see increased value from their SharePoint investment through lower data storage costs, fewer legal concerns and greater employee productivity.
"SharePoint is great at facilitating collaboration and the organization of documents ... read more
Astronomers using NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope have discovered carbon molecules, known as "buckyballs," in space for the first time. Buckyballs are soccer-ball-shaped molecules that were first observed in a laboratory 25 years ago.
They are named for their resemblance to architect Buckminster Fuller's geodesic domes, which have interlocking circles on the surface of a partial sphere. Buckyballs were thought to float around in space, but had escaped detection until now.
"We found what are now the ... read more
Online Resources Corp. (Nasdaq:ORCC), a leading provider of online
financial services, today announced it will provide second quarter 2010
earnings results after the close of market on Thursday, August 5, 2010.
Management will host a conference call to discuss results at 5:00 p.m.
ET the same ... read more
Patients at U.S. hospitals are experiencing the longest wait times in emergency departments since reports were first made available in 2002, according to Press Ganey Associates, Inc., the health care industry's leading provider of quality improvement solutions.
From the moment patients walk into a hospital emergency room until the time they are discharged from the emergency department, the average time spent was four hours and seven minutes in 2009 - an increase of four minutes compared to 2008 and 31 minutes ... read more
T.E.N., a technology and information security executive networking and relationship-marketing firm, announced today that nominations have opened now through September 15th, for the ISE(TM) North America Awards 2010. The Information Security Executive(TM) of the Year Award is presented annually on a regional and national basis to a chief information security executive or their equivalent who has made a positive impact through risk management, data asset protection, regulatory compliance, privacy and information security. The Project of the Year Award recognizes a ... read more
Tonight, Canon U.S.A., Inc., The National Center for Missing &
Exploited Children® (NCMEC) and the New York Yankees once
again take the field to help raise greater awareness of issues related
to locating missing children at Canon’s seventh annual promotional night
at Yankee Stadium, when the ... read more
Advantest Corporation (TSE: 6857, NYSE: ATE), has filed its annual
report Form 20-F for the year ended March 31, 2010, with the Securities
and Exchange Commission. Advantest has posted this filing to its
website, where it can be accessed at: http://www.advantest.co.jp/investors/sec-filing/sec-filing-2009/pdf/form20-F.pdf
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