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New study on root development can help select drought-resistant crops

Growing plants in a microscope is helping scientists to view roots developing in 3D and in real time. [More]

New line of Fitbit Flex fitness wristband covers now available for women

Dress.UP Fitness Bracelets Inc. has launched a new line of fitness wristband covers for the Fitbit Flex. [More]

Doubletree by Hilton launches global Cookie Care campaign to celebrate the arrival of summer

DoubleTree by Hilton will celebrate the arrival of summer by spreading "Cookie Care" across Atlanta - a city that endured a particularly harsh winter this year. [More]

Naval leaders, small business representatives converge at Navy Opportunity Forum

Top naval leaders met with representatives from some of the nation's most cutting-edge small businesses this week at the Navy Opportunity Forum in Crystal City, Va., with the goal of discovering new technologies and capabilities for America's Sailors and Marines. [More]
Verde Media secures construction site in Asia with joint venture partner, Phoenix Energy

Verde Media secures construction site in Asia with joint venture partner, Phoenix Energy

Verde Media Group Inc. through its Biotechnology Division (VMBD) is pleased to announce that it has secured its 40,000-square-foot construction site in Asia with joint venture partner, Phoenix Energy. [More]
Eucodis Bioscience, INVISTA to develop bio-derived processes for production of industrial chemicals

Eucodis Bioscience, INVISTA to develop bio-derived processes for production of industrial chemicals

INVISTA and Eucodis Bioscience, an Austrian biotechnology company with strong expertise in enzyme engineering and industrial enzyme development, announce a collaboration for the screening and engineering of enzymes to further develop bio-derived processes for the production of industrial chemicals. [More]
Medifast to deliver presentation at Jefferies 2014 Global Consumer Conference

Medifast to deliver presentation at Jefferies 2014 Global Consumer Conference

Medifast, Inc., a leading United States manufacturer and provider of clinically proven, portion-controlled weight-loss products and programs, announced today that Timothy Robinson, Chief Financial Officer, and Meg Sheetz, President and Chief Operating Officer, will present at the Jefferies 2014 Global Consumer Conference on Thursday, June 19, 2014 in Nantucket, MA. [More]
UST Global receives 'Group Application Services Supplier of the Year' award

UST Global receives 'Group Application Services Supplier of the Year' award

UST Global, a leading global IT consulting firm for Global 1000 enterprises, was awarded 'Group Application Services Supplier of the Year' by Alliance Boots. [More]

UC team to set off on research expedition funded by National Science Foundation

A University of Cincinnati team is about to set off on a National Science Foundation-funded research expedition in the Canadian Rocky Mountains. [More]

Propak Asia 2014 to be held at BITEC on June 11-14

ProPak Asia is Asia's No. 1 international food, drink and pharmaceutical processing, filling and packaging technology event, to take place for its successful 22nd edition on 11 to 14 June at Bangkok International Trade and Exhibition Centre (BITEC). [More]

BenQ Solar launches high efficiency solutions for the European solar markets

To meet the thriving demand for high performance solar products, BenQ Solar, the leading solar solution brand of AU Optronics, announced today that it has successfully introduced high efficiency and reliable total solutions for the European residential and commercial solar markets. [More]
Ventas to deliver presentation at NAREIT REITWeek 2014 Conference, New York

Ventas to deliver presentation at NAREIT REITWeek 2014 Conference, New York

Ventas, Inc. ("Ventas" or the "Company") announced today that management will make a presentation regarding the Company at the NAREIT REITWeek 2014 Conference in New York, New York on Wednesday, June 4, 2014, at 3:45 p.m. Eastern Time. [More]

Eyeball Networks releases Messenger SDK Version 10

Eyeball Networks today announced the release of Messenger SDK version 10, bringing HD video conferencing to 3G and 4G networks and devices. [More]

Jinchi Biotech’s Giant Salamander Museum welcomes students, teachers of Zhangjiajie Daqiao Centre School

Since the Giant Salamander Museum opened to the public in 2010, it has played a significant role in the science education of Zhangjiajie local schools, and it was awarded national Science Education Base. On April 11, 2014, Zhangjiajie Giant Salamander Museum welcomed more than 400 students and teachers of Zhangjiajie Daqiao Centre School. [More]

New study of Kansas and Nebraska census data shows young men outnumber young women

In many rural communities hard hit by decades of population declines, young men increasingly outnumber young women, a new study of Kansas and Nebraska census data shows. [More]
Air, surface sampling techniques used by US government effective in fighting bioterrorism, says study

Air, surface sampling techniques used by US government effective in fighting bioterrorism, says study

Air and surface sampling techniques currently used by the US government are effective in fighting bioterrorism and potentially saving lives, a Saint Louis University researcher finds. [More]
Research provides definitive evidence of safety of Tdap immunization during pregnancy

Research provides definitive evidence of safety of Tdap immunization during pregnancy

A preliminary study finds that receipt of the tetanus toxoid, reduced diphtheria toxoid, and acellular pertussis (Tdap) vaccine in the third trimester of pregnancy did not increase the risk of adverse events for the mother or infant, according to a study in the May 7 issue of JAMA, a theme issue on child health. [More]
Hormone disrupting pollutants affecting the development of wild birds along urban rivers

Hormone disrupting pollutants affecting the development of wild birds along urban rivers

New research indicates that hormone disrupting pollutants are affecting the health and development of wild birds nesting along the urban rivers of South Wales. [More]

Climate change can lead to methane formation, cause greenhouse effect

The recent Yokahama IPCC meeting painted a stark warning on the possible effects of gases such as methane - which has a greenhouse effect 32 times that of carbon dioxide. [More]
Weight Watchers chooses Wieden+Kennedy to redefine its brand strategy

Weight Watchers chooses Wieden+Kennedy to redefine its brand strategy

Weight Watchers International, Inc. (NYSE: WTW) today announced that Wieden+Kennedy has been selected in the U.S. to take the lead in redefining the brand, building the brand strategy and developing creative ideas to be executed across channels. [More]