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Agilent Technologies launhces handheld FTIR spectrometer

Agilent Technologies launhces handheld FTIR spectrometer

Agilent Technologies Inc. today introduced a next-generation mobile spectroscopy product that is ideal for on-site testing in a broad range of applications, including advanced materials, art, historical objects, geology, agriculture, composites, coatings and polymers. [More]

French Permanent Representation hosts ECRIN-ERIC inauguration ceremony on 30 Jan, 2014

The official inauguration of ECRIN-ERIC was hosted by the French Permanent Representation in Brussels on 30th January 2014. [More]

Reasons for self-employment vary across gender and culture, say researchers

Self-employment can allow older workers to stay in the labor market longer and earn additional income, yet little research has addressed if reasons for self-employment vary across gender and culture. [More]

Study describes new, cost-effective method for screening chemicals for potential environmental impact

​Every year waste treatment facilities in the United States process more than eight million tons of semi-solid sewage called biosolids -- about half of which is recycled into fertilizer and spread on crop land. [More]
Researchers discover devastating pest in India for saving up to $309 million

Researchers discover devastating pest in India for saving up to $309 million

Virginia Tech researchers who first discovered a devastating pest in India and devised a natural way to combat it have now put an economic value on their counterattack: up to $309 million the first year and more than $1 billion over five years. [More]

Buddhist leader stresses need to increase resilience in response to natural disasters

In his annual peace proposal, "Value Creation for Global Change: Building Resilient and Sustainable Societies," released on January 26, Daisaku Ikeda, president of the Soka Gakkai International (SGI) Buddhist association, calls for increased regional cooperation in response to extreme weather events and natural disasters. [More]

Research report on global manganese sulfate industry

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/5zshx4/global_and) has announced the addition of the "2013 Report on the International Manganese Sulfate Industry" report to their offering. [More]

Interplanetary dust particles could deliver water and organics to the Earth, say scientists

​Researchers from the University of Hawaii - Manoa (UHM) School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology (SOEST), Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, and University of California - Berkeley discovered that interplanetary dust particles (IDPs) could deliver water and organics to the Earth and other terrestrial planets. [More]

NBTY named silver winner in Most Socially Responsible Company of the Year category

NBTY, Inc., a leading global manufacturer and distributor of high-quality vitamins and nutritional supplements, has been named a silver winner in the category "Most Socially Responsible Company of the Year" by the Best in Biz Awards. [More]

UPC researchers conduct biomechanical study of footwear made by Camper

Researchers from the Polytechnic University of Catalonia (UPC) have carried out a biomechanical study of the footwear made by Camper. A group of 54 volunteers took part in the project, trying on six models of men's shoes and six models of women's shoes. [More]

Europlasma to display nanocoating systems for electronic devices at CES 2014

Belgium based Europlasma, a world leader in low pressure plasma technology, is happy to present at CES 2014 its nanocoating systems for the electronics industry under the Nanofics® brand name. [More]
NextAdvisor rates bistroMD as Top Meal Delivery Diet Program

NextAdvisor rates bistroMD as Top Meal Delivery Diet Program

Leading diet delivery service, bistroMD, has been rated the Top Meal Delivery Diet Program, by NextAdvisor. [More]

New report reveals winning strategies to improve internal quality of marketing services

Marketing organizations are under increasing pressure to do more with less. To meet corporate performance objectives and remain competitive, marketing management leaders must understand how their expenses, services scope, resources, organizational structure, and use of off-shore labor compare with those at other companies. [More]

Unseen stream of rubbish flowing through London could be a serious threat to aquatic wildlife

Thousands of pieces of plastic have been discovered, submerged along the river bed of the upper Thames Estuary by scientists at Royal Holloway, University of London and the Natural History Museum. [More]
Chief Financial Officer of Modernizing Medicine selected as finalist for South Florida CFO Awards

Chief Financial Officer of Modernizing Medicine selected as finalist for South Florida CFO Awards

Modernizing Medicine, Inc. announced today that the South Florida Business Journal selected its Chief Financial Officer Karen O'Byrne as a finalist in this year's CFO Awards. [More]

Tech Collective's IT On Demand program held in Warwick

Tech Collective, Rhode Island's IT and Bioscience industry association, held its "IT On Demand" program graduation on Friday, Dec. 20 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Warwick. All 16 participants successfully completed the program, with 8 placed in internships and 8 placed in fulltime jobs to date. [More]

Study shows that even remote deep-sea ecosystems not safe from the impacts of climate change

A new study quantifies for the first time future losses in deep-sea marine life, using advanced climate models. Results show that even the most remote deep-sea ecosystems are not safe from the impacts of climate change. [More]

Robyn Benincasa sets new Guinness World Record for paddling

Guinness World Records has recognized San Diego Firefighter Robyn Benincasa as "Officially amazing" for the 90.7 miles she paddled non-stop on a stand up board in 24 hours on Nov 8th in Huntington Beach Harbor, CA. [More]

Marrone Bio Innovations commences production of Grandevo bioinsecticide at Michigan plant

Marrone Bio Innovations, Inc. (MBI), a leading global provider of bio-based pest management and plant health products announced it has initiated production of Grandevo®, the company's flagship bioinsecticide, at its Bangor, MI plant. This is the company's first production of a fermentation product at this location since renovation of the plant, acquired in July 2012, was initiated. [More]

Town Sports International to sell New York City property to affiliate of Stillman Development International

Town Sports International Holdings, Inc., the owner and operator of New York Sports Clubs, is pleased to announce the entry into an agreement to sell its property located at 151 East 86th Street, New York to an affiliate of Stillman Development International, LLC for a price of $82 million, subject to certain adjustments. [More]