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Jeffrey Gordon wins the Frontiers of Knowledge Award for pioneering microbiome research

The BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award in the Biology and Biomedicine category has gone in this eleventh edition to American researcher Jeffrey Gordon, for his fundamental discovery of the importance of the gut microbial community to human health, in the words of the committee. "Gordon and his team were the first…

Bioluminescence researchers study neuronal activity, promote education

A team of University researchers received funding from the National Science Foundation in August 2017 to develop bioluminescent tools that can be used to enhance methods of studying the brain; researchers atCentral Michigan University and the University of California, San Diego also received the funding.The group studies tools in bioluminescence and optogenetics…

Discovering hawker food in Singapore, a culture worth preserving and devouring

There’s little that can prepare an outsider for the onslaught of food in Singapore.Every stroll through this city shrouded in tropical heat is interrupted by open-air food centers, coffee shops and restaurants vying for your stomach’s attention.Seek sanctuary inside an air-conditioned mall and you’ll be greeted by sprawling…

JAMB suspends UNIBEN CBT centre, eight others

THE Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has suspended the University of Benin ICT Computer Based Test (CBT) centre and eight others from partaking in this year’s unified tertiary matriculation examination registration.The board stated that the centres were suspended for breaching the code governing the 2019…

Security, infrastructure key in Year of Return Hotels association

Business News of Tuesday, 29 January 2019Source: Graphic.com.gh 2019-01-29Ghana Hotels Association President, Dr Edward Ackah-Nyamike JnrThe President of the Ghana Hotels Association (GHA), Dr Edward Ackah-Nyamike Jnr, has urged the government to make security and basic infrastructure such as good road networks, a priority in a bid to attract more tourists into the country…

Technology

Denso Launches PowerEdge Brand for Heavy-Duty Trucks - Aftermarket

Denso has unveiled its new PowerEdge brand of starters, alternators, diesel particulate filters and diesel oxidation catalyst units for Class 8 trucks.Photo via DensoDenso unveiled its new PowerEdge brand of starters, alternators, diesel particulate filters, and diesel oxidation catalyst units for Class 8 trucks at Heavy…

Analysts Anticipate Senesco Technologies Inc. (ELOX) to Post -$0.37 Earnings Per Share

Wall Street analysts expect Senesco Technologies Inc. (NYSE:ELOX) to announce earnings of ($0.37) per share for the current quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Zero analysts have made estimates for Senesco Technologies’ earnings. The highest EPS estimate is ($0.32) and the lowest is ($0.44). The business is expected to announce its next earnings report on Monday…

Twilio Inc (TWLO) Expected to Post Quarterly Sales of $184.34 Million

Brokerages predict that Twilio Inc (NYSE:TWLO) will post $184.34 million in sales for the current quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Nine analysts have provided estimates for Twilio’s earnings. The lowest sales estimate is $183.25 million and the highest is $185.46 million. Twilio posted sales of $115.24 million during the same quarter last year…

Helmerich & Payne, Inc. Announces First Quarter Fiscal 2019 Results

Quarterly U.S. Land revenue days (activity) increased approximately 4%Quarterly U.S. Land adjusted average rig revenue increased by more than $800(1) per day, up approximately 3% sequentiallyH&P upgraded/converted 14 FlexRigs® to super-spec(2) capacity during the first fiscal quarter of 2019H&P's U.S. Land contracted rig count increased by 12 rigs to 244 rigs from September 30…

Propulsion

HHLA puts first hybrid straddle carriers of the Port of Hamburg into operation

New energy-saving, low-emission technology at the Port of Hamburg: two straddle carriers with environmentally friendly hybrid engines are now transporting containers between the ship, the yard, the rail terminal and the truck gate at the HHLA Container Terminal Tollerort (CTT). The two prototypes are expected to use at least 15 percent less diesel than their predecessors.

Kongstein, Green Shipping Join Force for US

Shailaja A. LakshmiKongstein, the European service provider focused at offshore engineering and maritime logistics, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with U.S.-based Green Shipping Line to provide a complete offshore wind farm supply solution in the United States.Per the MoU, the solution provided will include consultancy services, a U.S.

VOLVO AB/ADR (VLVLY) and Greenkraft (GKIT) Head-To-Head Analysis

VOLVO AB/ADR (OTCMKTS:VLVLY) and Greenkraft (OTCMKTS:GKIT) are both auto/tires/trucks companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, profitability, dividends, risk and earnings. Analyst RecommendationsThis…

Vancouver International Boat Show - BCBusiness

Many homeowners have used modern technology to develop a smart home to make their day-to-day lives more efficient, and the same convenience is being applied to water craft. A perfect example is the North River ’35, one of best aluminum boats in the industry and being unveiled at this year’s show by Port Boat House. Traditionally…

Air on cruise ships can be as bad as Beijing, study claims

The air on cruise ships is at times as polluted as in major cities, according to new research.Measuring the levels on four large cruise ships between 2017 and 2018, the study by researchers at John Hopkins University in Baltimore, US, claims that the concentration of particulate matter (PM) pollution was comparable to that measured in polluted cities…