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German co. claims 100nm layer of SiO2 to “revolutionize everything”

February 2, 2010
nanotech

The liquid glass spray (technically termed “SiO2 ultra-thin layering”) consists of almost pure silicon dioxide extracted from quartz sand. Water or …Click Here to Read More


New form of stem cell communication rescues diseased neurons

February 1, 2010
biotech

[NEWS]

Contact: Josh Baxt jbaxt@burnham.org 858-795-5236 Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute International effort demonstrates cross-talk between implanted stem cells and diseased cells in mouse model LA JOLLA, Calif., February 1, 2010 — Investigators at Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute (Sanford-Burnham,…


Argonautes: A big turn-off for proteins

February 1, 2010
biotech

[NEWS] Contact: Maryalice Yakutchik myakutc1@jhmi.edu 443-287-2251 Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions Johns Hopkins scientists believe they may have figured out how genetic snippets called microRNAs are able to shut down the production of some proteins. The issue, they say, is important because the more scientists know about how genes …


New adhesive device could let humans walk on walls

February 1, 2010
biotech

[NEWS]

Contact: Blaine Friedlander bpf2@cornell.edu 607-254-8093 Cornell University Could humans one day walk on walls, like Spider-Man? A palm-sized device invented at Cornell that uses water surface tension as an adhesive bond just might make it possible. The rapid adhesion mechanism could lead to such applications as shoes or gloves t…


MannKind visits Research Coast (with video)

January 30, 2010
biotech

Scientists from the California-based MannKind Corp. spent Friday discussing how they could team with Research Coast scientists to get their …Click Here to Read More


Roskamp seeking funders

January 30, 2010
biotech

Bob Roskamp hoped his drug discovery institute would be thriving without his help by now. The developer and philanthropist imagined …Click Here to Read More


Gainesville tosses hat in ring

January 29, 2010
biotech

Gainesville has all the resources it needs to create jobs and compete in an innovation economy – growing clusters of …Click Here to Read More


St. Pete Times on Florida biotech investment

January 28, 2010
biotech

If Americans like quick economic results, Floridians want them yesterday. So it’s no surprise that a sophisticated industry Florida wants …Click Here to Read More


McCollum, Dockery and Sink queried

January 28, 2010
biotech

Sent email to all three potential Florida Governor campaigns requesting their views on Florida’s efforts to attract and retain biotechnology …Click Here to Read More


Crist on Florida biotech investment

January 28, 2010
biotech

“The successes we are seeing in Florida’s biotechnology business hub show us that we must continue our efforts to attract …Click Here to Read More