A plan to pay blood donors for plasma appears to be moving forward in spite of calls for public consulation and critics are asking whether there is even enough need for plasma to warrant privitization of its collection.
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Canadian Plasma Resources in Toronto and CanGene Plasma in Winnipeg both promote compensation for plasma donors on their websites, although neither company lists the amount of payment being offered.
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With opposition from big broadcasters, online TV startup hopes federal judges will declare its service legal
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Theoretical physicist Michio Kaku believes Moore's Law has about 10 years of life left before ever-shrinking transistor sizes smack up against limitations imposed by the laws of thermodynamics and quantum physics. That day of reckoning for the computing industry may still be a few years away, but signs of the coming Moorepocalypse are already here. Just ask chip maker AMD....
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MIT recently announced that a team of MIT and Santa Fe Institute researchers put a number of forecasting methodologies to the test to find that two in particular stood out. The results have been published in an online paper titled: Statistical Basis for Predicting Technological Progress. Researchers at MIT and the Santa Fe Institute have found that some widely used formulas...
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Canadians will be able to comment on whether a private company should be allowed to pay people for their plasma.
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Cheaper LCD prices helped cut plasma set sales in January by a third compared to 2012
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To help the recovery process, right fielder Giancarlo Stanton received a platelet-rich plasma injection shortly after he strained his right hamstring late last month. In recent years, platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injections have become more popular in all sports.
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The Portland-based startup might not "Replace your Bank," but it can change how you save and monitor spending.
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Startup Room 77 is one of a wave of travel websites hoping to disrupt what now qualifies as the “old guard” of sites like Expedia, Priceline and Orbitz. Will the company build a strong business on its own, or get sucked up like Kayak.com in an M&A deal?
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