Missouri Tech & Science

Kansas City to St. Louis Hyperloop Project Kicks Off with Feasibility Study

30 01 2018

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Vivos Receives FDA Confirmation of RadioGel Device Classification for Animal Skin Cancer Therapy

30 01 2018

Richland, WA, Jan. 30, 2018 --Vivos Inc (OTC: RDGL) announced today that it has been notified by the   FDA that RadioGel™ is classified as a device for animal therapy.After four months of dialog with the Center for Veterinary Medicine Product Classification Group we received a ruling that RadioGel is classified as a device for animal therapy of feline sarcomas and canine soft tissue sarcomas.The FDA also reviewed and approved our label, which is a requirement for any device used in animals. Based on the FDA recommendation, RadioGel™ will be marketed as IsoPet™ for use by veterinarians to avoid any confusion between animal and human therapy. Vivos already has trademark protection for the IsoPet name.The Company’s feline sarcoma therapy series at Washington State University was completed in January. Those tests were designed to optimize our procedures and to determine the optimum dose. The tests demonstrated that RadioGel™ is safe and effective in killing cancer cells....

Spire Changes Date of Earnings Conference Call

29 01 2018

ST. LOUIS, Jan. 29, 2018 -- Spire Inc. (NYSE: SR) has changed the date of its earnings conference call for the first quarter of fiscal 2018 to Thursday, February 1, one day later than originally scheduled in order to avoid a scheduling conflict. All other details for the conference call and webcast are unchanged and are included below for your convenience. Date and Time:  Thursday, February 1 8:00 a.m. CT (9:00 a.m. ET) Phone Numbers: U.S. and Canada:      844-824-3832 International:              412-317-5142 The call will be webcast in a listen-only format for the media and general public and can be accessed at Investors.SpireEnergy.com under the Events & presentations tab. A replay of the call will be available from 10 a.m. CT (11:00 a.m. ET) on February 1 until March 2 by dialing 877-344-7529 (U.S.), 855-669-9658 (Canada) or 412-317-0088 (international)....

ProfNet Experts Available on Workplace Environment, Personal Finance, Football Helmet Technology, More

29 01 2018

NEW YORK, Jan. 29, 2018 -- Below are experts from the ProfNet network who are available to discuss timely issues in your coverage area. You can also submit a query to the hundreds of thousands of experts in our network – it's easy and free! Just fill out the query form to get started: http://prn.to/queryform EXPERT ALERTS Creating a Respectful Workplace Studs, Sneaks, and Sexual Harassment Mindfulness at Work: Navigating Change Should Celebrities and CEOs Tout Their Political Viewpoints? Sureties Play a Vital Role in Infrastructure Projects Private Equity Firm Employment TPP11 Trade Pact, Trump Administration Tariffs Valentine's Day: 6 Money Tips That Might Improve Your Love Life Blockchain Technology Can Reshape Healthcare The New Generation of NFL Football Helmet Technology MEDIA JOBS Reporter, Airlines – The Wall Street Journal (Chicago) Reporter – The Real Deal (NY) Deputy Editor, Politics – Newsweek (NY / DC) OTHER NEWS & RESOURCES 3 Ways to Harness...

Waters BioResolve RP mAb Polyphenyl Columns, Setting a New Standard for Reversed-Phase Separations of Monoclonal Antibodies and Antibody Drug Conjugates

29 01 2018

MILFORD, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT) today introduced BioResolve™ RP mAb Polyphenyl 450 angstrom 2.7 micron solid core Columns intended for the reversed-phase analysis of intact or sub-unit-digested monoclonal antibodies (mAbs) and antibody-drug conjugates (ADCs) using LC-UV and LC-MS. In addition to getting performance-driven columns, users of BioResolve brand columns will receive application-focused standards, templated methods, and an enhanced level of applications support to help ensure that they can consistently and reliably perform state-of-the-art bioseparations. “A segment of the scientist community regards mAb and ADC separations as overly complex. The causes of their frustrations are many and they include poor data quality, degradation of the target mAbs, poor recovery, excessive carryover and erratic results due to column-to-column irreproducibility. To address these issues, we tasked our research scientists to engineer a column that would raise...

DST Systems, Inc. Announces Fourth Quarter 2017 Financial Results

29 01 2018

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Jan. 29, 2018 -- DST Systems, Inc. (NYSE: DST) reported consolidated net income attributable to DST of $81.2 million ($1.34 per diluted share) for the fourth quarter 2017 compared to $42.9 million ($0.66 per diluted share) for the fourth quarter 2016. Net income attributable to DST for the year ended December 31, 2017 was $451.5 million ($7.27 per diluted share) compared to $427.3 million ($6.41 per diluted share) for the year ended December 31, 2016. Income from continuing operations attributable to DST Systems, Inc. ("DST Earnings"), which excludes discontinued operations, was $81.2 million ($1.34 per diluted share) for the fourth quarter 2017 compared to $54.6 million ($0.84 per diluted share) for the fourth quarter 2016. DST Earnings for the year ended December 31, 2017 was $447.0 million ($7.20 per diluted share) compared to $179.0 million ($2.68 per diluted share) for the year ended December 31, 2016. Taking into account certain non-GAAP...

Manjit S. Kang, PhD, Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

29 01 2018

    LUDHIANA, INDIA, January 29, 2018 -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Manjit S. Kang, PhD, with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Dr. Kang celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.Dr. Kang, a plant geneticist, has been affiliated with Kansas State University as an adjunct professor in the department of plant pathology since 2012. He previously served, from 2007 to 2011, as vice chancellor (CEO) of Punjab Agricultural University (PAU)...

Top 10 U.S. Gas Station Brands Ranked By Customers

16 01 2018

BOSTON January 16, 2018 The words "gas station" may stir up thoughts of oil-stained floors, bathrooms keys attached to a hubcap, or small racks of gum near the cash register, but today’s top brands prove that buying gas can be a whole new experience. GasBuddy, the only smartphone app that connects more than 70 million drivers with their Perfect Pit Stop, today issues its list of the Top 10 Gas Station Brands in the U.S.—revealing which gas station convenience store brands made the rankings in 2017. “These are destination brands that directly compete with restaurants, coffee shops, and—in some cases—even supermarkets,” said Frank Beard, convenience store and retail trends analyst at GasBuddy. “Although gas stations are still in the business of selling gas, the leading brands have become so much more. They’re a refuge for motorists looking for great food, an amazing cup of coffee, or some of the best customer service you’ll find anywhere.” Top 10 Gas Station Brands...

New Directions Behavioral Health Acquires E4 Health

16 01 2018

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Jan. 16, 2018 -- New Directions Behavioral Health (New Directions) today announced the acquisition of E4 Health's assets, client base and employees. "When individuals are healthy and thriving, their organizations thrive too," said Lee Tuveson, president and chief executive officer of New Directions. "By combining New Directions' long-standing employee assistance program with E4 Health's experienced workforce, innovative technology, and vast provider network, we will help employers, colleges and universities meet the physical and mental health challenges of their employees and students." Unhealthy behavioral and lifestyle choices are driving 70 percent of health care costs in the U.S.* "You can't address the issues of skyrocketing health care costs by separating physical and behavioral health issues," said E4 Health president Brian Summers. "We are thrilled to join the New Directions family – a company that closely resembles our whole-person...

Meridian Waste Solutions’ Attis Innovations Executes License for Proprietary Biofuel Process Technology

16 01 2018

Expected to Improve Conversion Efficiency and ProfitabilityATLANTA, GA , Jan. 16, 2018 --  Meridian Waste Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: MRDN) (“Meridian” or the “Company”), an integrated, non-hazardous solid waste services and innovative technology company, today announced the execution by the Company’s subsidiary, Attis Innovations, Inc., of a license agreement for proprietary biofuel process technology proven with initial testing to provide for significant improvements in conversion efficiency.Biodiesel is one of the most abundant biofuels produced today, contributing more than 2 billion gallons in 2016 to the United States Renewable Fuel Standard. It is a renewable, clean-burning replacement for fossil fuels that is made from a diverse mix of virgin and waste feedstocks, including animal fats, vegetable oils, greases and other lipids. Existing biodiesel production methods require the use of multiple catalyst and purification steps that have innate inefficiencies that the Attis...

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