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Roche submits application to FDA for trastuzumab-DM1 in previously treated advanced HER2-positive breast cancer

July 6, 2010 10:26 pm | by Roche | Comments

Roche today announced that the company submitted a Biologics Licence Application (BLA) to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for trastuzumab-DM1 (T-DM1) in people with advanced HER2-positive breast cancer who have previously received multiple HER2-targeted medicines and chemotherapies.

Fetal X-ray exposure interferes with memory in adulthood, monkey study finds

July 6, 2010 9:24 pm | by Science Daily | Comments

Learning and memory impairments are important contributors to the disability associated with schizophrenia. These functional impairments emerge long before the onset of other symptoms associated with schizophrenia, suggesting that they are a consequence of a disturbance in brain...

Flir announces building thermography seminars

July 6, 2010 7:24 pm | by Processingtalk | Comments

Flir is organising a series of seminars on infrared thermography aimed at building controllers and inspectors, energy and chartered surveyors, plus facilities and maintenance managers.


Team devises technique to predict dust storms with infrared satellite

July 6, 2010 3:25 pm | by Science Daily | Comments

Researchers have developed a method for predicting dust and sandstorms that uses infrared satellite images to determine when conditions are ripe for the destructive phenomena, a technique that could be implemented globally and that the research team used to forecast a 2008 New Mexico dust...

AT & T's Data Network Slows To Crawl

July 6, 2010 3:24 pm | by InformationWeek | Comments

Something caused a major slow-down in wireless data speeds for AT&T customers over the weekend and through Tuesday. AT&T hasn't said what the problem is. Yet.

Rutgers Researchers Discover Secrets Of Nutritious Corn Breed That Withstands Rigors Of Handling

July 6, 2010 1:24 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

( Rutgers University ) Rutgers researchers have discovered the basis for what makes corn kernels hard, a quality that allows corn to be easily harvested, stored and transported. The findings could lead to better hybrids and increase the supply for people in developing countries who...

Study Of Farmers Branch, Texas: Immigrants Seen As Threat To White, Middle-class 'American' Identity

July 6, 2010 1:23 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

( Southern Methodist University ) Who belongs in America? Immigration has sparked a raging national debate -- including in Farmers Branch, Texas, the first US city to make renters prove they are legal residents. Race isn't the only reason that many white, middle-class people feel...

3M Buys U.K.'s Dailys

July 6, 2010 12:26 pm | by | Comments

Diversified manufacturer whose products include Scotch tape and Post-it Notes said Tuesday it bought protective clothing supplier Dailys Ltd. for an undisclosed amount.


EU Bans Some Iran Air Jets From Europe

July 6, 2010 12:26 pm | by | Comments

Iran Air's Boeing 727s and 747s, along with its Airbus 320s, have been placed on the EU blacklist following a safety audit, the Transport Commission said.

Indiana Officials Hopeful Over Abound Solar Prospects

July 6, 2010 12:26 pm | by | Comments

Solar panel maker's decision to take over a sprawling auto parts factory that has sat unfinished since 2008 has local officials excited about the prospects beyond the promised 850 jobs.

Ford Sees Record Sales In China

July 6, 2010 12:26 pm | by | Comments

Automaker sold a record 301,524 vehicles in China during the first six months of the year, up 53...

SMA Solar sees no China threat to business: CEO

July 6, 2010 12:25 pm | by Reuters | Comments

NIESTETAL, Germany (Reuters) - SMA Solar expects Chinese rivals, the biggest threat to the German photovoltaic industry, will not be able to muscle in to its lucrative business, its chief executive told Reuters.

Italy to discuss new solar incentives July 8

July 6, 2010 12:25 pm | by Reuters | Comments

MILAN (Reuters) - Italy is poised to unveil a long-awaited new incentive plan for Europe's third-biggest solar power market on July 8, a document published on Tuesday showed.

Businesses push for decisions on EU carbon scheme

July 6, 2010 12:25 pm | by Reuters | Comments

LONDON (Reuters) - The European Union is under pressure to finalize details on its emissions cap for industry from 2013, how carbon permits will be auctioned and the amount to be given to airlines when they join the EU's scheme in 2012.

Enel to press ahead with renewables IPO

July 6, 2010 12:25 pm | by Reuters | Comments

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Italy's biggest utility Enel plans to list a stake in its renewables unit despite difficult market conditions and a potential change to Italy's renewable incentives scheme, Chief Executive Fulvio Conti said.


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