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Biotechnology and Pharmaceuticals


Merck Receives Positive CHMP Opinion for ZEPATIER (elbasvir and grazoprevir) in the European Union

2016-05-27 13:46:00| Merck.com - Corporate News

Dateline City: KENILWORTH, N.J. KENILWORTH, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Merck (NYSE:MRK), known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, today announced that the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has adopted a positive opinion recommending approval of ZEPATIER (elbasvir and grazoprevir), an investigational, once-daily, fixed-dose combination tablet for the treatment of chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) in adult patients. The CHMP positive opinion will be reviewed by the European Commission. Language: English Contact: MerckMedia:Pam Eisele, 267-305-3558orSarra Herzog, 908-740-1871orInvestors:Teri Loxam, 908-740-1986orAmy Klug, 908-740-1898 Ticker Slug: Ticker: MRK Exchange: NYSE read more

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Category: Biotechnology and Pharmaceuticals
 

Why robin eggs are blue

2016-05-27 12:00:00| LifeSciencesWorld

[NEWS] People have always wondered why many birds lay bright blue eggs. David Lahti of the City University of New York and Dan Ardia of Franklin & Marshall College tested the hypothesis that pigmentation might help an egg strike a balance between two opposing and potentially damaging effects of the sun: light transmission into light-colored eggs, and heating up of dark-colored eggs. As predicted, more intensely blue eggshells shielded the interior from light, including dangerous UV radia…


Category: Biotechnology and Pharmaceuticals
 

Hawk moths have a second nose for evaluating flowers

2016-05-27 12:00:00| LifeSciencesWorld

[NEWS] IMAGE: A Manduca sexta moth visits the flowers of Nicotiana attenuata, a wild tobacco species. The nocturnal moths are attracted by floral volatiles, but also visit flowers without scent.  Credit: Danny Kessler / Max …


Category: Biotechnology and Pharmaceuticals
 

Consumer Goods and Services


Firms 'should be flexible' during Euros

2016-05-29 02:02:20| BBC News | Business | UK Edition

Firms should be flexible with staffing during the Euro 2016 football tournament, which begins on 10 June, the conciliation service Acas says.


Category: Consumer Goods and Services
 

How much do models really get paid?

2016-05-27 22:34:33| BBC News | Business | UK Edition

How easy is it really to make a living as a model?

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Category: Consumer Goods and Services
 

Fracking go-ahead: What happens next?

2016-05-27 22:31:10| BBC News | Business | UK Edition

Now plans for fracking have been given the go-ahead in North Yorkshire, the BBC's John Moylan looks at whether old industrial sites be used for future fracking applications.

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Category: Consumer Goods and Services
 

Electronics and Electrical


Meteorologists are seeing global warming's effect on the weather

2016-05-28 16:00:00| Climate Ark Climate Change & Global Warming Newsfeed

Guardian: Whatever happened to normal weather? Earth has always experienced epic storms, debilitating drought, and biblical floods. But lately it seems the treadmill of disruptive weather has been set to fast-forward. Gods grandiose Symphony of the Seasons, the natural ebb and flow of the atmosphere, is playing out of tune, sounding more like a talent-free second grade orchestra, with shrill horns, violins screeching off-key, cymbal crashes coming in at the wrong time. Something has changed. My company,...


Category: Electronics and Electrical
 

World needs food system overhaul

2016-05-28 15:49:00| Climate Ark Climate Change & Global Warming Newsfeed

Business Week: A major overhaul of the global food system is urgently needed if the world is to combat hunger, use natural resources more efficiently and stem environmental damage, the International Resource Panel (IRP) says. In its latest report, the IRP -- a consortium of 34 internationally renowned scientists, over 30 national governments and other groups hosted by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) -- calls for a switch to a "resource-smart' food system that changes the way food is grown, harvested,...


Category: Electronics and Electrical
 

Australia: CSIRO dismantles 'integrated' climate science group as pressure mounts

2016-05-28 07:28:00| Climate Ark Climate Change & Global Warming Newsfeed

Sydney Morning Herald: CSIRO's deep cuts to its science programs have come under fresh criticism with the head of a global network of monitoring stations warning Australia will lose key researchers that will dent the country's ability to manage future climate change. Almost all the staff at CSIRO's Yarralumla, ACT site researching how vegetation is responding to rising temperatures and shifting rainfall patterns information that feeds into the world's main climate models have been told their jobs are "surplus to...

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Category: Electronics and Electrical
 

Information Technology


FrootVPN

2016-05-28 01:03:56| PC Magazine Security Product Guide

FrootVPN is an affordable way to secure your Web traffic from snoopers and hackers without hurting Internet performance, but it comes at the price of usability.


Category: Information Technology
 

HP EliteBook Folio G1 (4K UHD)

2016-05-27 23:03:43| PC Magazine Notebooks Product Guide

A minimally designed ultraportable that's attractive to consumers as well as business users, the 4K-equipped HP EliteBook Folio G1 one-ups the Apple MacBook by including two USB-C ports with Thunderbolt 3.

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Category: Information Technology
 

HP EliteBook Folio G1 (1080p HD)

2016-05-27 23:03:43| PC Magazine Notebooks Product Guide

The HP EliteBook Folio G1 is a capable ultraportable with solid battery life and a minimal design that should attract consumers, small business users, and those in the executive suite.

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Category: Information Technology
 

Real Estate


10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (May 27, 2016)

2016-05-27 16:01:00| National Real Estate Investor

German grocer Lidl is looking to open stores in New Jersey, according to NJ.com. Abercrombie is eschewing fast fashion to become a luxury brand, CNBC reports. These are among today's must reads from around the commercial real estate industry. read more


Category: Real Estate
 

Blackstone Said Planning $1.1 Billion European Hotels Sale

2016-05-27 15:55:00| National Real Estate Investor

Dalia Fahmy and Neil Callanan Blackstone Group plans to sell hotels in London, Dublin and Amsterdam for about 980 million euros ($1.1 billion). The hotels are all operated under Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc.s DoubleTree brand. read more


Category: Real Estate
 

The Sustainability Imperative

2016-05-27 09:00:00| National Real Estate Investor

Investors and tenants are increasingly demanding sustainable features, and there are both market and regulatory signals that indicate this movement. read more

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Category: Real Estate
 

Telecommunications


Power Management IC For The SkyBlue System: SKY87020-12 Datasheet

2016-05-27 15:44:03| wirelessdesignonline Downloads

The SKY87020-12 is a high-efficiency RF front-end power management IC designed for the SkyBlue™ System, and for APT RF power amplifier (PA) applications in portable battery powered devices such as smartphones, tablets, and eBook readers. The device is housed in a 16-pin, 2.005 mm x 2.005 mm Chip Scale Package (CSP) package, and has over-temperature and short-circuit protection.


Category: Telecommunications
 

Power Management IC For The SkyBlue System: SKY87020-12 Datasheet

2016-05-27 15:44:03| rfglobalnet Downloads

The SKY87020-12 is a high-efficiency RF front-end power management IC designed for the SkyBlue™ System, and for APT RF power amplifier (PA) applications in portable battery powered devices such as smartphones, tablets, and eBook readers. The device is housed in a 16-pin, 2.005 mm x 2.005 mm Chip Scale Package (CSP) package, and has over-temperature and short-circuit protection.


Category: Telecommunications
 

Power Management IC For The SkyBlue System: SKY87020-12

2016-05-27 15:29:34| wirelessdesignonline Products

Skyworks offers a high-efficiency RF front-end power management IC designed for the SkyBlue™ System, and for APT RF power amplifier (PA) applications in portable battery powered devices such as smartphones, tablets, and eBook readers. The SKY87020-12 provides a 4.5 V bias supply for RF PA operation that can supply load up to 3 mA and is available whenever the device is enabled. The VIN supply is bypassed to the 4V5 output when the device is disabled.


Category: Telecommunications