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Luna Innovations Inc. Awarded National Institutes of Health (NIH) Grant to Apply Nanotechnology to Allergy Treatment

ROANOKE, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Luna Innovations Incorporated (NASDAQ:LUNA) announces the award of a $1.6 million Research Project Grant (R01) from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to investigate the use of fullerene-based nanomedicines as a pathway to treat allergies and other inflammatory diseases. This novel research program may offer a new therapeutic solution using fullerene compounds for…

You, Yourself

7/16/2008 4:39:34 PM According to countless surveys, restaurant patrons do not tip more when they receive better service. They do, however, leave behind a significantly larger tip when their waiter or waitress takes the time and makes the effort to engage them on a personal level. In other words, the mechanics of human interaction–taking a […]

Washington University in St. Louis Scientists Develop an Alternative to Chemotherapy: Nanoparticles Tackle Pediatric Brain Tumors

PhysOrg — An interdisciplinary team of researchers at Washington University in St. Louis, led by Karen L. Wooley, Ph.D., James S. McDonnell Distinguished University Professor in Arts & Sciences, is a step closer to delivering cancer-killing drugs to pediatric brain tumors, similar to the tumor that Senator Ted Kennedy is suffering from.

ReNeuron Announces New Data Regarding its ReNcell?? Neural Stem Cell Lines

Guildford, UK, 15 July 2008: ReNeuron Group plc (LSE: RENE.L) today announces new published data regarding its ReNcell neural stem cell lines. These human cell lines and supporting products are marketed through US-based Millipore Corporation as drug discovery tools for academic and commercial research. The study was undertaken by Dr Alison Wood-Kaczmar, Dr Sarah Tabrizi, […]

RainDance Technologies Announces Formation of French Subsidiary

LEXINGTON, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–RainDance Technologies, Inc., a provider of innovative droplet-based solutions for human health and disease research, today announced the formation of RainDance Technologies France SARL, a wholly owned subsidiary focused on securing research partnerships in Europe. Based in Strasbourg, RainDance Technologies France SARL will begin operations by September 1, 2008…