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Arrowhead Announces FDA Clearance To Initiate Adipotide Phase I Clinical Trial

Arrowhead Research Corporation, a nanomedicine company with development programs in oncology and obesity, today announced that the Investigational New Drug Application (IND) for its first obesity drug candidate, Adipotide, was accepted by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration allowing the initiation of a clinical trial to test the safety of the compound.

Posted: Jan 4th, 2012

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AMETEK Acquires Technical Manufacturing Corporation

AMETEK, Inc. today announced that it has acquired Technical Manufacturing Corporation (TMC), a world leader in high-performance vibration isolation systems and optical test benches used to isolate highly sensitive instruments for the microelectronics, life sciences, photonics and ultra-precision manufacturing industries.

Posted: Jan 3rd, 2012

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Natcore Receives Exclusive License From NREL to Develop 'Black Silicon' Solar Cells

Natcore Technology Inc. has been granted a patent license agreement from the U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) to develop and commercialize a line of black silicon products--including equipment, chemicals, and solar cells---based on NREL patents. The license grants Natcore exclusivity in the field of diffused emitters with liquid phase passivation.

Posted: Dec 20th, 2011

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