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Now live – Molecular Systems Biology – a first in systems biology publishing popular

PRESS RELEASE FROM NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP 14 April 2005 Embargo: for immediate release Contact: Allison Lang Nature Publishing Group +44 (0)20 7843 4879 Now live – Molecular Systems Biology – a first in systems biology publishing The European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO) and(Added: Thu Apr 14 2005)

Lord Stevens joins Board of LGC Group Holdings plc

The Board of LGC Group Holdings plc is pleased to announce the appointment of Lord Stevens as a Non-Executive Director of LGC. Lord Stevens (formerly Sir John Stevens) retired as Commissioner, Metropolitan Police, in January. During his distinguished career with the police he took a close interest i(Added: Tue Apr 12 2005)

LGC Group Holdings plc announces new Chief Executive

The Board of LGC Group Holdings plc announces the appointment of Dr Nigel Law as Chief Executive of the Group. Nigel Law has been Director, Group Operations, since November 2002. He began his career with Esso Petroleum and spent a period in strategy consulting before joining the German logistics gro(Added: Tue Apr 12 2005)

MD Biosciences and Becton Dickinson Sign Agreement For the Distribution of Streptococcus Cell Wall E popular

For immediate release 08 April 2005 MD Biosciences and Becton Dickinson sign Agreement For the Distribution of Streptococcus Cell Wall Extract, PG-PS. PG-PS induces inflammatory response in vivo disease models used for inflammatory drug discovery research. St Paul, (Added: Fri Apr 08 2005)

Direct online access to full texts of British Patents

New database GBFULL contains full texts of British patent applications including claims and assignee/inventor information / 25 % of the patents are not published elsewhere / Legal status data from INPADOC Karlsruhe, March 2005 – A vast amount of technical knowledge is contained in patents and u(Added: Mon Mar 21 2005)

LGC Promochem and ULTRA Scientific announce a new agreement for distribution in Europe

LGC Promochem, Europe's leading supplier of reference materials, is now the exclusive distributor for ULTRA products in all countries in Europe, with the exception of Italy. ULTRA Scientific reference standards are available in stock in Europe for immediate delivery to European customers from LGC Pr(Added: Fri Mar 18 2005)

Did You Know That Most Problems Have Been Solved Before? popular

Maybe you're not aware of the solutions because the problem didn't arise within your industry, or within your area of expertise. Do you think there's a chance you could be wasting valuable time reinventing the wheel? [IMechE] 11 March, 2005 -- TRIZ - An Introduction to Creative Problem Solvin(Added: Tue Mar 15 2005)

Relieve Environment Pressures

Relieve the pressures on the environment with Sea Pearls™, Natural Re-usable Sea Sponge Tampons – the new form of sanitary protection for the UK. Half the population of the planet has periods. In the UK alone we buy more than three billion disposable sanitary product items every year; in 2001 we (Added: Thu Mar 10 2005)

First global online social network for research and higher education popular

Birmingham, Cambridge, Hamburg, 7 March 2005. During the past two years, one of the fastest growing business trends on the internet has been social networking, with over 20 million registered users on the top five on-line social networks. Now eggheads are getting their own exclusive club. British st(Added: Mon Mar 07 2005)

World's First 'Mock' Mass Grave Used in Forensic Training Programme popular

The Bournemouth University-based Inforce Foundation has successfully completed one of the world's most unique training programmes which featured the construction and excavation of the world's first 'mock' mass grave. The £1 million project, funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, brought (Added: Tue Mar 01 2005)

Wiley InterScience Launches the Cell & Developmental Biology Backfile Collection

Hoboken, NJ, February 25, 2005 – Global publisher John Wiley & Sons, Inc., today announced the launch of the Cell & Developmental Biology Backfile Collection, the latest addition to its growing collection of digitized journal libraries, and the first to be launched in 2005. The Analytical Sciences B(Added: Fri Feb 25 2005)

Large DNA microarray dataset is made publicly available by LGC and the European Bioinformatics Insti

As the next phase of DTI’s Measurements for Biotechnology (MfB) programme to 2007 gets underway, a large DNA microarray dataset generated by an LGC-led consortium during the first phase is now freely available online at ArrayExpress, a leading public repository managed by the European Bioinfor(Added: Thu Feb 17 2005)

Blasted Coral Reefs Need Tender, Low-Cost Care popular

Rehabilitation of destroyed coral reefs is expensive, but researchers may have lower cost solutions. Blast or dynamite fishing creates a loss of sustainable fishery income, coastal protection, and tourism that is more than 50 times higher than the short-term benefits from the fish caught. This e(Added: Thu Feb 03 2005)

Dynamic conference calendar for corporate intranets

FIZ Karlsruhe’s conference information service CONFnet provides comprehensive previews of international conferences in science and technology / thoroughly edited data available in different formats for integration into intranets / active links to conference organizers‘ programs, registration and ho(Added: Thu Feb 03 2005)

Professional online searches for European patents

New European patent full-text database on STN International / EPFULL contains the full text of European patent applications and granted European patents as well as bibliographic records for PCT applications / no connect time charges in February 2005 Karlsruhe, January 2005 – FIZ Karlsruhe, the E(Added: Fri Jan 28 2005)

Temperature Sensor Manufacturer adds Live Chat Customer Support to its Web Site popular

Thermometrics Corporation a leading manufacturer of temperature sensors introduces its redesigned Web site at www.thermometricscorp.com The site integrates a real-time customer service application to offer the customer the opportunity to engage in a live chat with a temperature measurement specialis(Added: Wed Jan 26 2005)

Nature Publishing Group & International Society of Nephrology announce new journal popular

PRESS RELEASE FROM NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP 19 January 2005 Embargo: for immediate release Contact: Peter Ashman Nature Publishing Group +44 (0)20 7843 4715 Nature Publishing Group & International Society of Nephrology announce new journal The International Society of Nephrology (ISN) (Added: Thu Jan 20 2005)

Belize "Bigfoot" expedition a success popular

Belize "Bigfoot" expedition a success Houston, TX---Ken Gerhard, a field investigator for the American Primate Conservation Alliance (APCA) and the Center for Fortean Zoology just returned from a successful research trip to Belize looking for the Sisemite and Dwendi, two cryptid Bigfoot-l(Added: Thu Dec 16 2004)

LGC’s DNA probe technology licensed by Osmetech for rapid genetic testing in molecular diagnos

LGC, Europe’s leading independent analytical laboratory providing advanced chemical, biochemical and forensic analysis, has signed an exclusive agreement for licensing its DNA probe technology (HyBeacons®) with Osmetech plc in medical genetic test applications for inherited genetic traits in a(Added: Mon Dec 13 2004)

How About A Treasure Hunt? We Got A Doozy popular

Have you ever wondered, was this all by chance? Have you wanted to look for artifacts of a lost civilazation? Have you dreamed of finding the Titanic? Was there and underground civilization on this planet? Could we be part of an experiment from worlds unknown to us? I dont know but????? Th(Added: Tue Nov 30 2004)

A new direction for Nature Publishing Group: Nature Clinical Practice popular

Nature Publishing Group (NPG) launched 4 new clinical practice journals this month, and has plans to extend the series to 14 titles in specialist fields over the next 3 years. Why is NPG moving into Clinical Medicine? Our research into new markets and new publishing opportunities has uncovered a(Added: Mon Nov 29 2004)

New physics proof bridges gap between disciplines, opens door for medical advances

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Matt Gray, 916-444-5551 SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA – November 29, 2004. Advanced Electrical Engineer and physics theorist William T. Gray today released his “Wave-Particle Duality” proof. The mathematical proof, online at www.MQNF.com, provides the first ever predi(Added: Sun Nov 28 2004)

Digitization of the Nature archive continues… popular

PRESS RELEASE FROM NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP 24 November 2004 Embargo: for immediate release Contact: Laura Brown Nature Publishing Group +44 (0)20 7843 4609 Digitization of the Nature archive continues… Nature is currently digitizing the archives back to 1950, with content being release(Added: Wed Nov 24 2004)

NASA sponsored web site unveils spectroscopy digital library popular

NEWS RELEASE FOLLOWS: ### FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ATTENTION SCIENCE/EDUCATION/TECHNOLOGY EDITORS NASA SPONSORED WEB SITE UNVEILS SPECTROSCOPY DIGITAL LIBRARY The Science of Spectroscopy aims to build community, expand knowledge with "anyone can edit" technology Providence, RI November (Added: Tue Nov 23 2004)

LGC and Novacta Biosystems - a natural alliance for drug discovery popular

LGC, Europe’s leading independent analytical laboratory providing advanced chemical, biochemical and forensic analysis, has signed a memorandum of collaboration with Novacta Biosystems, a Hertfordshire based drug discovery and development company formed to commercialise bioactive natural produ(Added: Tue Nov 16 2004)

The salmon purse seine: Competition and information among British Columbia salmon purse seiners

In British Columbia, Canada, salmon purse seiners line up at fishing access points, forming well defined queues. These queues were measured over time, using a one-dimensional recording scale. Sixty-one overflights of Johnstone Strait and Queen Charlotte Strait were attempted; 51 flights were complet(Added: Fri Nov 12 2004)

Nature Publishing Group to hold Public Forums in China popular

Nature Publishing Group (NPG) is proud to announce that it will hold two public forums in China in November 2004 to celebrate the publication on November 18th 2004 of a special Chinese language supplement in Nature, “China Voices II: Keeping pace with change”. The two forums, which will be open t(Added: Thu Nov 11 2004)

FindGraph popular

Are you an engineer, scientist or graduate student looking for a graphing tool that will allow you to quickly analyze graphed data without having to immerse yourself into calculus and statistics books? You've just found the perfect solution. FindGraph is a comprehensive, feature-rich graphing, dig(Added: Thu Nov 11 2004)

LGC wins major contract with British Nuclear Group popular

Heading: LGC wins major contract with British Nuclear Group Sub-heading: LGC contributes to research into nuclear fuel clean-up with new contract Main body: LGC, Europe’s leading independent analytical laboratory providing advanced chemical, biochemical and forensic analysis, has w(Added: Mon Nov 08 2004)

Christians invited to monthly Christian prayer teleconference popular

On the last night of every month, Christians around the world, especially those in the US, get the opportunity of ushering in the next month with fervent Christian prayer. You can be one of those Christians. The Bible says we should pray without ceasing (1 Thessalonians 5:17) not just for(Added: Sat Nov 06 2004)
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