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Researchers at the University of Florida claim to be the first to use targeted gene manipulation to take adult stem cells and change them into another kind of cell completely. They changed the stem cells, from bone marrow in this instance, into retinal cells. These...

Promega Corporation has purchased Turner BioSystems Inc. to grow their mutual interest in offering high quality integrated systems (optimized instrument with reagents) to life scientists in research, drug discovery and clinical diagnostics. The companies are continuing their established partnership for integrated bioluminescent technologies. They...

Computer scientists working for the U.S. Department of Energy announced this week that they have been able to create a simulated botnet consisting of more than one million machines. Researchers at Sandia National Laboratories in California, headed by Ron Minnich and Don Rudish, were able to...

Carol A. Bartz, chief executive of Yahoo, has been hobbled. Three weeks ago, doctors gave her a new left knee, made of titanium and plastic. As a result, she is limping around Yahoo’s headquarters here, occasionally standing to hold a chair and stretch her leg while...

Things are tough out there, but IT recruiters report that there's still a market for the right skillsets. According to Tom Silver, senior vice president for IT employment firm Dice.com, Dice is seeing lots of demand from hiring managers in the following nine categories. Read full...

The benefits of the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program have been measured and reviewed in detail by many organizations, including the National Academy of Sciences. The program is generally credited with significant innovation, resulting in benefits such as patents, jobs and commercialized products. Reauthorization...

CHICAGO – A resume alone will not get you a job. It’s not a brochure that can speak for you. It may not even open any doors. Most employers use resumes to eliminate candidates for a job. You may be eliminated from the process without...

Washington Mutual's failure last September marked a precipitous moment of this recession. But for JPMorgan Chase, it was an opportunity. And for Guy Chiarello, JPMorgan Chase's CIO, it was the right time to invest in the company's IT infrastructure, including millions of dollars in new...