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Thursday, March 14, 2013

  • Posted at 5:02 AM
    Neuralstem, Inc. (NYSE MKT: CUR) announced that CEO and President, Richard Garr, was listed as the 15(th) most influential person in the stem field in the "Top 50 Global Stem Cell Influencers," published by Total BioPharma, a division of Terrapinn, in advance of the World Stem Cells & Regenerative Medicine Congress 2013, in May. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20061221/DCTH007LOGO) The list is the result of a global stem cell community survey to determine the most influential individuals in the field, including researchers, ... read more
  • ViviSat Opens ATK RPO Facility to Clients --- BELTSVILLE, Md., March 14, 2013
    Posted at 5:00 AM
    ViviSat, the leading provider of in-orbit servicing, has opened the ATK Robotic Rendezvous and Proximity (RPO) testing facility to ViviSat clients at the headquarters of ATK's Space Systems Division in Beltsville, Md. Tours of the facility for ViviSat clients will begin during the upcoming Satellite 2013 Conference on March 18-21, 2013 in Washington, D.C. The recently opened RPO facility allows ViviSat and one of its parent companies, ATK (NYSE: ATK), to demonstrate and verify critical enabling technologies for today's more complicated ... read more
  • Posted at 5:00 AM
    Ciena® Corporation (NASDAQ: CIEN), the network specialist, today announced that Reliance Globalcom, a global provider of managed network and communication services for multinational enterprises and carriers, is upgrading its trans-Atlantic FA-1 South submarine network with Ciena’s GeoMesh solution. This upgrade ... read more
  • Posted at 3:53 AM
    In a healthy adult, microbial cells are estimated to outnumber human cells 10 to one. Many microbes maintain our health, while others cause illness. Recent investigations of the human gut microbiome have discovered important ways in which gut microbes may influence a number of important disease states including obesity, inflammatory bowel disease, functional gastrointestinal disorders, cancers and liver disease. Recognizing the major influence the gut microbiome is likely to have on the future of digestive disease research and patient care, ... read more

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

  • Posted at 6:30 PM
    Chindex International, Inc. (NASDAQ: CHDX), an American health care company providing health care services in China through the operations of United Family Healthcare ("UFH"), a network of private primary care hospitals and affiliated ambulatory clinics, today announced financial results for the fourth quarter and full year of 2012 ended December 31, 2012. Fourth Quarter 2012 Financial Highlights -- Revenue from healthcare services increased 36% to $43.5 million from $31.9 million ... read more
  • Posted at 1:16 PM
    Sucampo Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (“Sucampo”) (NASDAQ: SCMP), a global pharmaceutical company, today reported its consolidated financial results for the quarter and full year ending December 31, 2012. For the fourth quarter of 2012, total revenue grew approximately 145%, to $34.9 ... read more
  • Posted at 12:00 PM
    ANNAPOLIS, Md., March 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Year-End 2012 Highlights -- Received favorable final order and judgment from Delaware Chancery Court against SIGA Technologies -- Accelerated funding for bioscavenger program under Department of Defense contract -- Strengthened financial position and secured $7.5 million credit facility -- Achieved 70% year-over-year reduction in ... read more
  • Posted at 10:01 AM
    Spring brings warmer temperatures and longer days, but it also means more rain and the start of severe weather season for most of the U.S. Just in time, WeatherBug® is launching its totally redesigned iPhone app to help people stay safe and informed. Featuring forecasts and ... read more
  • Posted at 6:08 AM
    NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center Visitor Center in Greenbelt, Md., will host this month's free Sunday Experiment on Sunday, March 17, from 1 to 3 p.m. EDT. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) The Sunday Experiment will explore NASA's Landsat Data Continuity Mission (LDCM). The Sunday Experiment is a free afternoon for children of all ages and their families to discover NASA Goddard's exciting missions. Sunday Experiment participants will discover hands-on activities and talk to a Landsat scientist about the new satellite and how it helps ... read more
  • Posted at 6:03 AM
    The Comcast Foundation, founded in 1999 to provide charitable support to its local communities and to empower and enrich lives, is awarding 100 Maryland high school seniors scholarships through its annual Leaders and Achievers(®) Scholarship Program. The program, one of the Comcast Foundation's signature community investment initiatives, recognizes students' leadership skills, academic achievement and commitment to community service. Comcast, joined by Senator Thomas V. Mike Miller, Jr., President of the Maryland Senate, Dr. Darla Strouse, Executive Director, Office of Partnership ... read more
  • Posted at 5:47 AM
    The American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) Research Foundation is pleased to welcome Salix Pharmaceuticals as a supporter of the foundation's endowment. The AGA Research Foundation provides research funding grants to young investigators in gastroenterology and hepatology. The foundation's grants transform young researchers' lives by encouraging them to embark on and continue careers in research. Many ultimately make discoveries that improve patient care. Salix Pharmaceuticals is a specialty pharmaceutical company committed to the prevention and treatment of gastrointestinal (GI) disorders. "AGA is committed ... read more
  • Posted at 5:00 AM
    Deepening its commitment to transforming teaching and learning, Discovery Education, the leading provider of K-12 digital textbooks in the U.S., announced today the expansion of its digital textbook series to include mathematics. As the latest addition to the company's award-winning Techbook line, which now includes K-12 science and middle school social studies offerings, Math Techbook furthers Discovery Education's commitment to developing a full suite of digital solutions for today's classrooms. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120925/PH79777LOGO-b ) In response to input from educators across the country, ... read more
  • Posted at 4:30 AM
    SafeNet, Inc., a global leader in data protection, today announced that the company has been evaluated and positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the Leaders Quadrant in the 2013 “Magic Quadrant for User Authentication report”. The report evaluates SafeNet’s Fully Trusted Authentication Solutions, which allow organizations to ... read more
  • Posted at 1:04 AM
    BioElectronics Corporation (OTC Pink: BIEL), the maker of consumer medical devices, today announced that its CEO, Andrew J. Whelan, was awarded the prestigious National Humanitarian Technology Leadership Award by Chabad at Johns Hopkins. "We chose to honor Mr. Whelan because of his personal philanthropy and his leadership in bringing to market a breakthrough medical product," said Brian Gelman, development director of Chabad at Johns Hopkins. The award was presented at the 10(th) anniversary Grand Annual Community Dinner on Tuesday, March 12 at ... read more

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

  • Patton Ships SmartNode VoIP IADs with ADSL Interface --- GAITHERSBURG, Md. & BERN, Switzerland
    Posted at 2:31 PM
    Patton Electronics is now shipping two new SmartNode VoIP Integrated Access Devices (IAD) with a built-in 24-Mbps ADSL2+ WAN interface. The integrated ITU G.992.5 ADSL modem lowers equipment costs, simplifies network architecture and streamlines service deployment for ... read more
  • Posted at 1:30 PM
    Providing life-long antiretroviral treatment to HIV-infected pregnant women not only prevents HIV infections in infants, but also improves the 10-year survival rate in mothers, saving more than 250,000 maternal life years and reducing the likelihood that children born to these mothers will become orphans, a study published today in the journal PLOS ONE found. Transmission of HIV during pregnancy, labor, delivery or breastfeeding is the main mode of HIV infection in children. An estimated 390,000 children worldwide acquired HIV from their ... read more
  • Posted at 5:27 AM
    PharmAthene, Inc. (NYSE MKT: PIP), a biodefense company developing medical countermeasures against biological and chemical threats, announced today that its financial and operational results for the year ended 2012 will be released on Wednesday, March 13, 2013. PharmAthene management will host a conference call to discuss the Company's year-end financial and operational results beginning at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time on Wednesday, March 13, 2013 and is expected to last approximately 30 minutes. The dial-in number within the United States is 866-788-0544. ... read more
  • Posted at 4:30 AM
    Software monetization leader, SafeNet, Inc., today announced that it has entered into a formal agreement with Wind River Systems, Inc., a world leader in embedded and mobile software to help intelligent device and equipment manufacturers in navigating the transition from ... read more
  • Posted at 4:15 AM
    Northwest Biotherapeutics (NASDAQ: NWBO) (NW Bio), a biotechnology company developing DCVax(®) personalized immune therapies for solid tumor cancers, announced today that the Company has taken a key step in building Europe-wide arrangements for manufacturing and distribution of DCVax. This represents a major area of competitive differentiation and strength for NW Bio. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110329/SF73084LOGO) The Company and its partners have completed a 7-month process of obtaining the necessary regulatory and institutional approvals in both Germany and the U.K. to expand ... read more
  • Posted at 4:00 AM
    Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), the global leader in broadband satellite solutions and services and a leading provider of managed network services, announced today that several of its executives will share their expertise on panels during the SATELLITE 2013 Conference, March 18-21, being held at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington, DC. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110112/NE29456LOGO) Hughes will showcase its industry-leading Ka-band satellite technologies and solutions at Booth #6001 - covering the full spectrum of enterprise, government, defense and consumer applications - including ... read more