The COVID-19 Crisis Presents An Opportunity For Companies To Step Up Their Efforts In Ensuring The Safety and Well-Being Of Their Employees


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It is no surprise that the COVID-19 crisis has gravely affected the mental health and well-being of employees. Business priorities and goals all over the world have drastically changed, with key challenges being to keep the business afloat, as well as manage the safety and security of employees.

The social distancing measures implemented by governments within the Middle East region have made people more isolated and uncertain. Homes have turned into offices, playgrounds, gyms, and schools, and changes due to health threats and job losses are not helping to make the situation better. Moreover, in the fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) industry, our frontliners had to leave the safety of their homes, and make sure that the food is produced and displayed on the shelves of

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LivaNova Presents New Data at European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery Annual Meeting Demonstrating Benefits of Perceval Sutureless Valve

New PERSIST-AVR study results and SURE-AVR registry data analysis underscore utility of Perceval as a minimally invasive surgical approach for patients with aortic valve stenosis

LivaNova PLC (NASDAQ:LIVN) a market-leading medical technology and innovation company, today announced new data from the Perceval® Sutureless Implant Versus Standard-Aortic Valve Replacement (PERSIST-AVR) clinical study and the Sorin Universal Registry on Aortic Valve Replacement (SURE-AVR). Results from a PERSIST-AVR sub-analysis demonstrated better clinical outcomes for patients with aortic valve stenosis who received the Perceval sutureless surgical aortic valve via minimally invasive cardiac surgery (MICS) than patients who received a stented valve through the same access. Data from a SURE-AVR sub-analysis further supported positive findings for Perceval using MICS or full sternotomy. The results were presented during a series of presentations at the 34th Annual Meeting of the European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery (EACTS).

“The new PERSIST-AVR data presented at EACTS highlight that

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Tech Pullback Presents Buying Opportunity On Lam Research (NASDAQ:LRCX)

The tech sector has been trending lower since the beginning of September and finally saw a gain in the past week, halting a three-week losing streak. Lam Research (LRCX) started falling a little earlier and ended up falling for six weeks, until it bounced back two weeks ago and then really jumped this past week. Looking at the weekly chart for the stock, the drop seems to have stopped at the 52-week moving average.

Looking at the chart a little more closely, I saw a trend channel of sorts. The lows from late 2018 and in the middle of 2019 connect with the recent low. The drop and recovery from February through May took the stock out of the channel, but that period in the market was somewhat of a black swan event. We also see that the highs from July ’18, February ’20, and August ’20 all connect to

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Yesse Technologies Reaches an Important Milestone In Its Parkinson’s Program And Presents Second Version Of Its Nose-On-Chip Prototype

NEW YORK, Sept. 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Yesse Technologies, Inc., a New York-headquartered biotechnology company, announces the successful identification of biosensors implicated in detecting the smell associated with Parkinson’s disease and the manufacturing of its second nose-on-chip prototype developed by nanotechnology R&D partner imec, marking two important Company milestones in building the hardware to decode the sense of smell.

“Yesse Technologies has raised over $9.5M to date and has proven that the team is fit to continuously deliver on its milestones, even in the most challenging circumstances. Having the biggest technical hurdles now de-risked, we are in a perfect position to raise a Series A to take the Company to the next level,” says Dr. Charlotte D’Hulst, Co-Founder and CEO.

Through its proprietary ORion21™ genetic platform, Yesse Technologies combines the unique biology of the nose with state-of-the art silicon technology, powered by imec. Yesse Technologies’ nose-on-chip will parallel how a

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AB Science Presents Phase 2B/3 Study Results in Progressive Multiple Sclerosis at the World’s Largest Multiple Sclerosis Research Conference

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AB Science Presents Phase 2B/3 Study Results in Progressive Multiple Sclerosis at the World’s Largest Multiple Sclerosis Research Conference

  • 50% of patients suffering from multiple sclerosis have one of the progressive forms of the disease, for which there is no satisfactory treatment to date
  • Masitinib, a tyrosine kinase inhibitor developed by AB Science, provides the first clinical evidence that targeting the innate immune system is an effective strategy for the treatment of progressive forms of multiple sclerosis.

AB Science SA (Euronext – FR0010557264 – AB), a pharmaceutical company specialized on the research, development and commercialization of protein kinase inhibitors (PKIs), announced today that it has presented the world’s first key results from its Phase 2B/3 study (AB07002) evaluating its lead product, masitinib, in both progressive forms of multiple sclerosis1 during the 8th Joint Meeting of

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Tula Presents dDSF Technology at Future Diesel Powertrain Summit in Shanghai

Tula Technology, Inc., a tech leader in improving propulsion efficiency and reducing emissions in passenger cars and commercial vehicles, announced its participation and presentation on its diesel Dynamic Skip Fire (dDSF™) technology at the 4th Future Diesel Powertrain Summit China 2020 on September 24-25, 2020 in Shanghai, China. Dr. Ian Ren, China Business Development, will present “Tula’s Dynamic Skip Fire Optimally Reduces Both NOx and CO2 Simultaneously” at 3:55 p.m. China Standard Time on Friday, September 25. In addition to providing an overview of dDSF technology, the presentation will address the Cummins-Tula 15L Heavy-Duty dDSF Project as well as the FEV-Tula 2.3L dDSF Simulation Project.

As demonstrated through rigorous testing, Tula’s dDSF technology reduces tailpipe NOx emissions by up to 66% while also reducing CO2 emissions by up to 4%. Importantly, dDSF is able to combine improved tailpipe emissions while simultaneously reducing fuel consumption, thus

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The 2020 Taiwan Innotech Expo Sustainability Pavilion Presents the Circular Technology Island

With the increasing depletion of the earth’s resources, countries worldwide are more determined about green industrial policies. The European Commission adopted the New Circular Economy Action Plan this March. The UK, Japan, and China will draw up a “marine pollution map” in response to the “marine plastic crisis.” These show that the green industry has become a major field of study for human survival and reducing resource consumption. Therefore, the “Sustainability Pavilion” of the “2020 Taiwan Innotech Expo” will focus on the green industrial chain. The core values are “sustainable living,” “sustainable energy,” and “sustainable resources” tied in with “new agriculture,” “green energy technology,” “circular economy,” and “workplace safety” that reflect the four aspects of life. The pavilion will present more than one hundred technologies that can build a sustainable home in the next ten to twenty years.

The circular economy technology ecosystem demonstrated by the circular technology island

The

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Data collected during Hurricane Laura presents major benefits in engineering, atmospheric science fields

Data collected during Hurricane Laura presents major benefits in engineering, atmospheric science fields
Wind readings from Hurricane Laura. Credit: Texas Tech University

Hurricane Laura was the most documented hurricane to ever make landfall in the U.S.


In late August, Hurricane Laura, a Category 4 storm, made landfall in Louisiana. It was one of the strongest storms to make landfall in the U.S., as measured by maximum sustained winds.

Researchers from Texas Tech University’s Hurricane Research Team (TTUHRT), which consists of faculty and graduate students from Texas Tech’s Atmospheric Science Group and the National Wind Institute (NWI), were on the ground, tracking Hurricane Laura as it swept across the Gulf Coast.

The team deployed 48 StickNet platforms and two Ka-band Mobile Doppler Radar Trucks to take measurements and collect data from Hurricane Laura. The results? Hurricane Laura is now the most well-documented major hurricane that has made landfall in the U.S.

John Schroeder, senior director of the NWI and a professor of atmospheric science,

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