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Stemina Biomarker Discovery and California Stem Cell collaborate to validate effectiveness of human embryonic stem cell-derived cardiomyocyte progenitors for use in predictive toxicology. They've concluded that the study using CSC’s 96-well CardioPlate containing high purity human embryonic stem cell (hESC)-derived cardiomyocyte progenitor cells, has demonstrated...

How biotechnology companies can thrive in the difficult economic conditions and prepare themselves for the unprecedented opportunity of the coming decade is the theme of the Biotechnology Vision Summit 2009. The summit will explore how companies can meet the challenges of the current economy and...

Perceptral, a Racine, Wis.-based has received $70,000 from the U.S. Army to engage in a six-month study to prove the feasibility of applying its proprietary methods of sound segmentation and speech compression to the reconstruction of degraded digital sound transmissions from the devices that the...

Merge Healthcare has released FusionWeb, a zero-client software platform that enables secure Web access for the real-time exchange of patient information, procedure reports and digital images. The first FusionWeb application developed specifically for referring clinicians gives radiology providers of any size a cost-effective means of...

If you are still talking about less than gigabit speeds to end users for any networks that have yet to be implemented, you are way behind the times. After attending 4G WORLD in Chicago this week and listening to those in strategic positions talking about WiMAX...

The newest classes and equipment at Chippewa Valley Technical College are focused on an old technology gaining prominence for homeowners looking to cut their energy bills. Two classes on renewable heating and cooling technologies and installation of geothermal systems at the college's Clairemont campus are focused...

The funny thing about medicine is that in some ways it's so advanced, yet in other ways it remains really primitive. Take ear surgery. You know how young docs learn to do it? They sit in a lab with a temporal bone from a cadaver,...

From one perspective, the life sciences industry — the biotechnology companies that develop drugs and treatments to combat disease and the biomedical firms that create medical devices — is a picture of expanding horizons and confidence, The New York Times’s James Flanigan writes. Young companies are...

Semba Biosciences Inc. has received a $250,000 Technology Venture Fund loan from the Wisconsin Department of Commerce for equipment and working capital to expand its capabilities into additional product lines and international distribution. ...