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The Fluidigm Corp. (FLDM) Stock Rating Upgrade by The Zacks Investment Research
According to Zacks, "Fluidigm Corporation operates as a biotech tools company that creates microfluidic-based chips and instrumentation for biological research. Products offered by the Company include BioMark HD System- a real time PCR; EP1 system for SNP genotyping; Access Array System-an Integrate
Event: Mayo Foundation VWR Biomarke Life Science Show
by Lara Hildebrand Kahler Grand Hotel Rooms WindsorI-II, Rochester, MN 55902 Rochester, MN55902 Start : 2017-10-26T09:00:00-05:00 End : 2017-10-26T11:30:00-05:00
Encore - Icelandic Aurora
Today and every Saturday Earth Science Picture of the Day invites you to rediscover favorites from the past. Saturday posts feature an EPOD that was chosen by viewers like you in our monthly Viewers' Choice polls. Join us as we look back at these intriguing and captivating images. Photographer: Eva
Pest resistance to GM Frankencrops increases five-fold
A major study into crops genetically modified to repel pests has found that insects are rapidly developing resistance. They found that bugs had developed resistance that substantially reduced the efficacy of the GM crops in 16 cases as of 2016 - compared to just 3 cases in 2005. It took just five ye
Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex To Host Annual 'Salute to Brevard' October 23 - November 5
Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex will host its annual Salute to Brevard for two weeks this year, offering admissions savings to Brevard residents and collecting donations for Brevard Sharing Centers from October 23 through November 5. (KSC Image) BREVARD COUNTY KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLORIDA - Ke
Event: The Intersection Between Innovation, STEM, and Social Science
by Brown University 75 Waterman Street (12-4:00 p.m.) 85 Waterman Street (4:30-7 p.m.), Providence, RI 02912 Providence, RI02912
What will life be like in the next 100 years for a baby born today?
Emotional robots, Martian colonies and universal basic income: we ask how society will change Half of the babies born today in industrialised countries will live long enough to celebrate their 100th birthday Half of the babies born today in industrialised countries will live long enough to celebrat
Rural school teachers are trailblazers, ensuring students' scientific temper is not confined to rote-learning
The Azim Premji Foundation has been working to contribute to improving quality of government schools through its field institutes across a number of districts in six states . The author visited nine schools in the Ganga Valley blocks of Uttarkashi district between 21 and 24 August and ten schools in
Reconstructing Cassini's final moments
NASA's Cassini spacecraft is shown during its Sept. 15, 2017, plunge into Saturn's atmosphere in this artist's depiction. Image Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech During theCassini spacecraft's final plunge into Saturn's upper atmosphere on Sept.15, the spacecraft live-streamed data from eight of its science
Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. (BIO) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" from Analysts
Shares of Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE:BIO) have been given an average recommendation of "Buy" by the six brokerages that are currently covering the firm, MarketBeat.com reports. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation and four have issued a buy recommendation on the
John Jay High School Senior Named Semi-Finalist in Siemens Competition
The Siemens Foundations states, "This year out of the more than 1860 projects submitted, 491 students are being recognized as semi-finalists. This select group of students and their notable projects are judged to determine who advances on to 6 regional competitions held in November. Individual and t
We may have found our home on the Moon - in a lava tube
SPACE is dangerous. Beyond the protection of Earth's magnetic field, radiation from the Sun and the stars can tear a deadly path through any astronaut's DNA. And we've got a lot to learn about how to protect them from it. It's one of the greatest challenges we face in sending - and keeping - astrona
Venn Life Sciences Holdings plc (AIM:VENN): Is Healthcare Attractive Relative To AIM Peers?
Venn Life Sciences Holdings plc (AIM:VENN), a GBP8.29M small-cap, operates in the healthcare industry, which has experienced tailwinds from issues such as higher demand driven by an aging population and the increasing prevalence of diseases and comorbidities. The environment facing life sciences co
The First Mercantile Trust Co. Sold shares of Medidata Solutions Inc. (MDSO)
First Mercantile Trust Co. cut its position in shares of Medidata Solutions Inc. (NASDAQ:MDSO) by 18.8% during the third quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 30,810 shares of the company's stock after sel
Scientists from HBKU awarded research grants
Six graduate students from Hamad Bin Khalifa University's (HBKU) College of Science and Engineering (CSE) received awards from the Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF), as part of the Graduate Student Research Award programme. With the funding, the master's and doctoral students will undertake pro
Carbon Nanotubes Make Big Push in Plasmonic Circuits
Illustration: Peking University The field of plasmonics-which exploits the waves of electrons generated when photons strike a metal structure in order to carry out optoelectronic processes-has been building momentum in the research community over the past half decade. This interest is well placed.
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When Your Body Needs Nourishment, Your Brain Eats First
Credit: Corepics VOF/Shutterstock Even if you're a generous person who believes in sharing, helping the needy and spreading wealth, your brain is a selfish glutton. Sometimes your body will find itself in a real pickle: Both your brain and your muscles need to work hard, but you just can't handle
Biotech giant Celgene is abandoning a drug it bought for $710 million - and the stock is dropping
AP/Mike Derer Celgene, a major biotech company, said on Thursday that it planned to stop developing a critical drug. The drug, mongersen, was being tested to treat Crohn's disease, and may still be used to treat ulcerative colitis. Celgene had paid $710 million to acquire the drug, which was antici
Cutting Carbs Won't Save You From Cancer
Half-eaten doughnuts hit the bottom of waste bins around the world this week, as news feeds spread word of a new dietary danger. Yes, headlines declared, a new study shows that sugar is the favorite food of cancer. Cancer. "This link between sugar and cancer has sweeping consequences," wrote Johan T
Could this newly discovered moon chasm be home to mankind's first lunar colony?
Ever since man landed on the moon almost half a century ago, we have harboured hope that humans would live there as lunar colonists one day. For years, scientists have wondered whether those crater-like features we see on the lunar surface could prove useful for astronauts when they attempt to colo
Pink Clouds Reveal Galactic Collision in New Cocoon Galaxy Image
The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope captured this close-up image of galaxy NGC 4490, also known as the Cocoon Galaxy.Credit: ESA/Hubble & NASA The Cocoon Galaxy, once entangled with a neighboring galaxy in a violent and life-producing cosmic dance, will warp and twist again in several billions of y
A Cutting-Edge Immunotherapy Treatment Was Just Approved For Another Deadly Cancer
"It raises the potential that a cure can be possible." The Food and Drug Administration approved a second version of a groundbreaking treatment Wednesday that genetically alters patients' cells to attack cancer - this time, to fight aggressive non-Hodgkin lymphoma. The treatment is for adults with
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Mobile gaming software tie-up for First Derivatives
Newry financial giant First Derivatives has landed a new deal to use its software pricing within the mobile gaming market. The Kx software has been selected as Scientific Revenue's real-time analytics platform for online 'dynamic pricing', which works on mobile games. First Derivatives is also exp
Project assesses practices on a watershed level
CREP WETLAND: Conservation Learning Labs is a project studying how practices like cover crops can reduce nutrient loss on a watershed's farmland. By Matt Helmers When the Iowa Nutrient Reduction Strategy's Nonpoint Source Science Assessment reviewed the water quality performance of a range of conser
New NASA study improves search for habitable worlds
"Using a model that more realistically simulates atmospheric conditions, we discovered a new process that controls the habitability of exoplanets and will guide us in identifying candidates for further study," said Yuka Fujii of NASA's Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS), New York, New York a
NASA Finds Organic Material on Dwarf Planet Ceres
NASA's Dawn Mission has discovered evidence of organic material on the dwarf planet Ceres, which is the largest object in the asteroid belt located between Mars and Jupiter. "This is the first clear detection of organic molecules from orbit on the main belt body," according to Maria Cristina De Sanc