Category Archives: Science

Obscura’s Experiential Technology Connects Visitors to an Exciting New Era of NASA’s Human Space Exploration Program

An immersive 360-surround theater tours the country, showcasing a dynamic and educational virtual journey into deep space that’s entertaining for all ages. LOS ANGELES, Nov. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Obscura partnered with NASA and the National Institute of Aerospace to invite the public to virtually explore the new frontiers of deep space and the expansion of […]

A*STAR’s Data Storage Institute Launches Next Generation 5mm Hybrid Hard Disk Drive

Singapore, Singapore, November 03, 2012 –(PR.com)– The “A-Drive,” one of the world’s thinnest 5mm hybrid hard drive in a 2.5’’ form factor, was officially launched by Mr. S. Iswaran, Minister in the Prime Minister’s Office and Second Minister for Home Affairs and Trade & Industry, to commemorate the Data Storage Institute’s (DSI) 20 years of […]

AfricaRice economist wins Louis Malassis International Scientific Prize

  COTONOU, Benin, October 30, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ – The 2012 Louis Malassis Young Promising Scientist Prize was presented to Dr Matty Demont, agricultural economist at the Africa Rice Center (AfricaRice) on 29 October for his ground-breaking research in the field of rice value chain development in Africa. Named after Louis Malassis, a renowned […]

UCT Graduate School of Business is the best in Africa

  By Thandisizwe Mgudlwa The University of Cape Town’s Graduate School of Business, has been voted the top business school on the African continent for 2012. A report released this week showed that by a vote of its international peers, the UCT Graduate School of Business (UCT GSB) has been rated the top business school […]

Announcing the Launch of Innovative Computer Software for the Ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphs, Tehuty 1.0

  Revolutionary new computer software is reviving the past for Egyptologists, students, artists, designers and schools and bringing the language of ancient Egypt into a new era. London, United Kingdom, October 24, 2012 –(PR.com)– The Tehuty 1.0 software is the result of 23 years’ painstaking work by Dr. Ramses Seleem, Principal of Sia Academy for […]

Survey Reveals How Different Demographic Groups Perceive the Most Dangerous Drug for Our Kids in Today’s Society Based on Age

  TestCountry, one of the world’s leading supplier of drug testing supplies and services, conducted a survey and asked older Americans about which drugs they thought were the most dangerous to young Americans. According to the survey, majority of respondents 65 years and older perceived that crack/meth are the most dangerous for our kids today. […]

What Makes You Tick?: A New Paradigm for Neuroscience

  Antioch, CA, October 16, 2012 –(PR.com)– Solas Press announced today the imminent release for publication of What Makes You Tick?: A New Paradigm for Neuroscience. As the title suggests it raises the profound question of how we humans interact with our world. The commonsense view of the world is that it is constituted of […]

Forbidden Fruit – Queendom Research Reveals Which Gender is More Likely to Give Into Temptation

  Queendom.com’s latest study indicates that when it comes to being disciplined and making healthy life changes, men tend to have a stronger resolve. Montreal, Canada, October, 2012 –(PR.com)– Queendom.com, a pioneer in online personality, IQ, and career tests, has released its newest study on willpower and the ability to keep resolutions. Queendom’s research reveals […]

The Falcon Project – the Most Penetrating Search for the Legendary Sasquatch Ever Undertaken

  St. George, UT, October, 2012 –(PR.com)– The Falcon Project proposes to conduct an extensive aerial search for an unrecognized North American primate, a.k.a. sasquatch or Bigfoot, by means of an helium-filled airship, upon which a platform supporting thermal-imaging and high resolution wireless videography equipment is mounted. The Aurora Mk II airship offers major advantages […]

New CDC studies point to better practices in timing, testing, and retention of patients in HIV anti-retroviral drug treatment (ART) in Africa

  ATLANTA, July 24, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — New collaborative studies being presented by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) at the XIX International AIDS Conference confirm early treatment of HIV patients results in better outcomes, suggest use of viral load testing to detect treatment failure, and highlight factors associated with low rate of […]

Life Technologies and SATuRN Collaborate to Increase Access to HIV Testing in Africa

  CARLSBAD, Calif., July 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Life Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ: LIFE ) today announced a collaboration with the Southern African Treatment and Resistance Network (SATuRN – http://www.bioafrica.net/saturn) on sequencing-based diagnostics for HIV-infected individuals in Africa. Antiretroviral (ARV) drugs are becoming increasingly available in the developing world, due to facilitation by both governmental and non-governmental organizations, […]

Element Six Synthetic Diamond Protects CERN Particle Detectors in Recently Announced Higgs boson Experiment Results

  CERN (European Organization for Nuclear Research) particle detection systems use Element Six synthetic diamond in their first line of defence against beam-induced radiation damage in their recently announced Higgs boson experiment results.   LONDON, July 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Element Six, the world leader in synthetic diamond supermaterials, is proud to announce that its […]

New Study Finds Greatly Elevated HIV Infection Rates Among Young Black Gay and Bisexual Men in the U.S.

  RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., July 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Study results released today by the HIV Prevention Trials Network (HPTN) show disturbing  rates of new HIV infections occurring among black gay and bisexual men in the U.S. (also known as men who have sex with men, or MSM), particularly young black MSM. The HPTN 061 […]

75% of People Have Received an Email or Had Information Sent to Them by Mistake Says Independent Data and Information Security Survey

  SC Magazine’s latest survey produced in partnership with Egress Software Technologies raises major concerns about how organisations are sharing sensitive information. London, United Kingdom, July 19, 2012 –(PR.com)– A recent survey carried out by SC Magazine and Egress Software Technologies designed to look at the challenges surrounding the security used by organisations to share […]

SURVEY: New Findings Indicate IT Solutions are Strategic Drivers for OR Efficiency, Managing Increased Volumes and Surgeon Recruiting and Retention

  Surgeons look to technology to streamline, reduce errors, and improve quality and compliance as the pressure to optimize increases ATLANTA, July 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Surgical Information Systems (‘SIS’), a leader in perioperative information systems, today released results of a nationwide survey showing that surgeons view specialized perioperative information systems as essential tools to drive […]

SECURITY BENEFITS WITH OPEN SOURCE, SAYS JIST

  PRESS RELEASE SECURITY BENEFITS WITH OPEN SOURCE, SAYS JIST (Microsoft Word) It is hard to keep up with the rapid pace of the global surveillance market. Technology is driven by market demands and the advances made in open source capabilities have paved the way for innovation in surveillance and security solutions. Security technology professionals, […]

The forgotten mobile device!

  While companies everywhere grapple with the seemingly impossible task of securing their growing herds of smartphones and tablets, many are forgetting the stalwart of day-to-day productivity: the laptop. Often assumed not to be a data security risk, a lost or stolen laptop often offers its new owner unprecedented access to confidential company files, databases […]

Relief for Back Pain Sufferers in Cape Town

  Pretoria, South Africa, July 07, 2012 –(PR.com)– Chronic back pain sufferers in the Cape Town area will at last find relief at the practice of Dr Lienka Botha and Partners. Millennium Business Park, Century City is the location of the new centre that offers a proven, exercise-based approach to treat this debilitating condition. The […]