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Open Monoclonal Technology and ARMO BioSciences Announce Anti-PD1 Antibody and OmniAb(TM) Platform License Agreement
ARMO BioSciences, Inc. (ARMO), a leading developer of immuno-oncology therapeutics and Open Monoclonal Technology, Inc. (OMT), announced today a licensing agreement providing ARMO with exclusive rights to OMT's Programmed Cell Death Protein 1 (PD-1) assets as well as unlimited access to OMT's proprietary OmniRat®, OmniMouse® and OmniFlic™ human antibody generation platforms.

Presentation of the Quadrant Award 2015 -- Bridging Industry and Academia
Quadrant, a global leader in the manufacturing of high-performance thermoplastics and composites, conferred the coveted international "Quadrant Award" for the sixth time on Friday, January 30, 2015.

Solarflare to Speak at 2014 STAC Summits: London, Chicago, New York
Solarflare, the leader in application-intelligent 10 Gigabit Ethernet (10GbE) networking software and hardware, today announced that Matthew Knight, Technical Marketing Director of Financial Services at Solarflare, will be speaking at three upcoming STAC events in London, Chicago and New York.

2013 Knovel University Challenge Winners Announced
The results from the Eighth Annual Knovel University Challenge are in, and they represent the growing international presence of Knovel at academic institutions. The top 10 universities with the highest participation in the 2013 Challenge hailed from the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Turkey and China. There was also an increase in participation from U.K

Bradford Networks Announces Network Sentry/Analytics 1.5 at the Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit
GARTNER Security & Risk Management Summit -- Bradford Networks™, the best choice to enable secure network access for corporate issued and personal mobile devices, today announced the availability of Network Sentry/Analytics version 1.5, a cloud-based service that analyzes long-term network access data to provide a unique perspective on bring-your-own-device (BYOD) trends

Bradford Networks and Khipu Networks Make BYOD Simple, Easy and Secure at Leading Educational Institutions Across the UK

Medistem Inc. Appoints Biotechnology Veteran John Chiplin, Ph.D. to Board of Directors
Medistem Inc. (PINKSHEETS: MEDS), announced today that John Chiplin, Ph.D., has been elected to its Board of Directors. Dr. Chiplin has over 25 years of experience as a biopharmaceutical executive and is currently CEO of Polynoma, a Phase III cancer vaccine company. Dr

Bradford Networks Announces 2012 Partner of the Year Awards
Bradford Networks, the best choice to enable secure network access for corporate issued and personal mobile devices, today announced that Accuvant is the 2012 North American Partner of the Year, and Khipu Networks is the 2012 International Partner of the Year

Bradford Networks Launches Network Sentry/Analytics to Provide a Unique Perspective on Mobility and BYOD Trends
Bradford Networks, the best choice to enable secure network access for corporate-issued and personal mobile devices, today unveiled Network Sentry/Analytics, the first cloud-based service offering that provides a new perspective into access trends across corporate networks

New Studies Confirm Value of Given Imaging's PillCam(R) SB in Managing Pediatric Patients With Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Given Imaging (NASDAQ: GIVN), a world leader in specialty GI products and pioneer of capsule endoscopy, today announced that new studies confirm the value of its PillCam® SB as a tool to help monitor, diagnose and manage pediatric patients with inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) including Crohn's disease

The University of Nottingham Selects Echo360 Blended Learning Solution to Reach Students From England to Asia
Echo360 announced today that The University of Nottingham has selected its award-winning blended learning and lecture capture solution to share educational rich media content between the institution's campuses in the United Kingdom, China and Malaysia

Chinese language school slammed for attracting students with 'sexy' teachers
An online language 'school', which has deployed bikini-clad glamour models to help foreigners learn Mandarin, is facing criticism from feminists in China.

Women more attracted to men with healthy 'golden' skin
Men with a healthier skin colour are more attractive to women than those with a masculine face, a new study has claimed.

Rhinos and elephants act as 'gardeners' of tropical forests
The progressive disappearance of seed-dispersing animals like elephants and rhinoceroses is putting the structural integrity and biodiversity of the tropical forest of South-East Asia at risk, researchers have warned.

New repair method wraps up damaged bridges to make it stronger
A new technique that repairs damaged bridges using shape memory alloys is being developed by scientists at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Artificial 'womb' unlocks secrets of early embryo development in mammals
Pioneering work by researchers has helped reveal for the first time a vital process in the development of the early mammalian embryo.

Asexual worms could hold key to becoming immortal
Researchers have shed light on how immortal worms could pave the way for humans to stay fit and avoid the ageing process.

Chew crisps for 20 secs to get 'salt burst'
You could be missing crisps' full saltiness by eating them too fast, say scientists.

Mathematical model of calcium activity within heart cells found
A breakthrough in the study of the human heart has taken scientists into a world of cell activity currently beyond the scope of imaging technology.

How salt is released from crisps into the mouth
Food scientists have found a way of measuring how we register the saltiness of crisps, which could lead to new ways of producing healthier crisps without losing any of the taste.

New molecule could help fight against allergies and asthma
Washington, Feb 16 ): Scientists have discovered a new molecule, which appears to play a role in damping down the body's allergic response to house dust mite.

Breakthrough achieved in understanding cause of serious diseases
Scientists have discovered a new family of proteins, which regulate the human body's 'hypoxic response' to low levels of oxygen.

New clue to chemical origins of life discovered
Scientists have shed light on the origin of the carbohydrates (sugars) that form the building blocks of life.

Malaysian Chinese adopt unique technique to recognise faces
Scientists have shown in a new study that when it comes to recognising people, the Malaysian Chinese have adapted their facial recognition techniques to cope with living in a multicultural environment.

Survey Suggests Student E-book Usage Stronger in the UK Than Other Regions
Students in the United Kingdom who recently participated in ebrary’s Global Student E-book Survey reported a greater preference for digital over printed books and higher usage than their global counterparts in a similar survey conducted in 2011

Extra counselling 'doesn't help smokers kick the butt'
Offering free nicotine patches or intensive counselling may not help smokers quit the habit, says researchers.

Discovery of how we taste salt could save lives
A scientific discovery on how our mouths taste salt could save thousands of lives each year.

Now, simple test to help diagnose deadly cancers
Researchers have developed a simple online calculator that could offer family GPs a powerful new tool to tackle two of the most deadly forms of cancer.

Microscopic worms could lead mankind's way to Mars
Scientists believe that Caenorhabditis elegans (C. elegans), a microscopic worm, which is biologically very similar to human beings, could help us understand how to cope with long-duration space exploration.

Worms could help understand weightlessness in space
Worm colonies can be established on space stations without the need for researchers to tend to them, which could help scientists understand the effects of weightlessness and high radiation levels experienced in space, a new study has found.

Breakthrough technique knocks out cancer cells sans side effects
A new study led by an Indian origin researcher claims to have discovered a radical technique of killing cancer cells containing faulty genes, without harming the healthy ones.

Flood-tolerant crops come closer to reality
A team of experts at the University of Nottingham and the University of California, Riverside, has identified the molecular mechanism plants use to sense low oxygen levels, which could eventually lead to the production of high-yielding, flood-tolerant crops.

Now, 'magic bullet' to detect very early cancers
Researchers at the University of Nottingham have devised a "magic bullet" to detect very early cancers.

Harmless soil-dwelling bacteria can successfully kill cancer
Recent studies have found that harmless soil-dwelling bacteria - Clostridium sporogenes, successfully kills cancer.

'Breastfeeding for 4 months or longer does not protect against childhood eczema'
Breastfeeding is considered as an important strategy to prevent the development of eczema and other allergic diseases in children, but a global study has found that there is no clear evidence to support that exclusive breastfeeding for four months or longer protects against childhood eczema.

New tool may help improve diagnosis and treatment of cancer
Scientists have come up with new computer-based tools, which would assist doctors in speeding up the process of identifying and treating cancer.

Women, less affluent individuals still linked to early death in cystic fibrosis
A study has found that females and individuals from socio-economically disadvantaged backgrounds suffering cystic fibrosis continue to die younger than males and the more privileged in society.

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