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Planet To Present at the Morgan Stanley Space Summit on December 7, 2021

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 - 9:00pm

Planet Labs Inc. (Planet), a leading provider of daily data and insights about Earth, today announced that Will Marshall, CEO and co-Founder of Planet, will present at the 4th Annual Morgan Stanley Space Summit on December 7 at 1:30 p.m. Eastern Time in New York City.

Key Points: 
  • Planet Labs Inc. (Planet), a leading provider of daily data and insights about Earth, today announced that Will Marshall, CEO and co-Founder of Planet, will present at the 4th Annual Morgan Stanley Space Summit on December 7 at 1:30 p.m. Eastern Time in New York City.
  • He will be presenting as part of a panel on the Democratization of space and proliferating use cases.
  • If interested in attending, we recommend reaching out to your Morgan Stanley contact to learn more and register for the event.
  • Planet is a leading provider of daily data and insights about Earth, committed to using space to help life on Earth.

MEI Pharma Announces Proposed Public Offering of Common Stock

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 - 9:00pm

MEI Pharma, Inc. (Nasdaq: MEIP), a late-stage pharmaceutical company focused on advancing new therapies for cancer, announced today that it plans to offer 17,500,000 shares of its common stock in an underwritten public offering.

Key Points: 
  • MEI Pharma, Inc. (Nasdaq: MEIP), a late-stage pharmaceutical company focused on advancing new therapies for cancer, announced today that it plans to offer 17,500,000 shares of its common stock in an underwritten public offering.
  • In connection with the offering, the Company intends to grant the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 15% of the shares of common stock offered in the public offering.
  • The offering is subject to market conditions, and there can be no assurance as to whether or when the offering may be completed, or as to the actual size or terms of the offering.
  • MEI Pharma, Inc. (Nasdaq: MEIP) is a late-stage pharmaceutical company focused on developing potential new therapies for cancer.

NASA Sets Live Launch Coverage for Laser Communications Demonstration

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 - 8:30pm

WASHINGTON, Nov. 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- NASA is taking a step toward the next era of space communications with the launch of its Laser Communications Relay Demonstration (LCRD) on Sunday, Dec. 5.

Key Points: 
  • WASHINGTON, Nov. 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- NASA is taking a step toward the next era of space communications with the launch of its Laser Communications Relay Demonstration (LCRD) on Sunday, Dec. 5.
  • Live coverage of the launch is scheduled to air on NASA Television, the agency's website , and the NASA App beginning at 3:30 a.m. EST.
  • STP-3 will launch on a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket from Cape CanaveralSpaceForce Station in Florida.
  • Take an inside look into the development of LCRD with a laser communications show from NASA EDGE.

Google (Doodle) honors Prof. Lotfi Zadeh of UC Berkeley (the Father of Fuzzy Logic), who was also an inventor in a Cognitive Explainable-AI (Artificial Intelligence) 3D Image Recognition software startup ZAC

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 - 8:08pm

Prof. Zadeh is known for the invention of Fuzzy Logic and the co-invention of Z-Transform (in 1952), which have thousands of applications and appear in many products.

Key Points: 
  • Prof. Zadeh is known for the invention of Fuzzy Logic and the co-invention of Z-Transform (in 1952), which have thousands of applications and appear in many products.
  • He has won more than 50 prestigious international awards and has been a member of Academy of Sciences in 7 countries.
  • ZAC is the pioneer Cognitive Explainable-AI (Artificial Intelligence) (Cognitive XAI) technologies, e.g., for the detailed complex 3D Image/ Object Recognition from any view angle.
  • ZAC owns a very strong IP portfolio with over 450 inventions, including 12 issued US patents.

PayPal and the Congressional Black Caucus Institute Release New Research Examining the Racial Financial Health Gap

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 - 8:00pm

The white paper, titled "Reducing the Racial Financial Health Gap: The Opportunity for Responsible Fintech," addresses the importance of financial health in the Black community and the unique role that financial technology (fintech) companies can play in reducing the financial health and wealth gaps.

Key Points: 
  • The white paper, titled "Reducing the Racial Financial Health Gap: The Opportunity for Responsible Fintech," addresses the importance of financial health in the Black community and the unique role that financial technology (fintech) companies can play in reducing the financial health and wealth gaps.
  • We're proud to partner with the Congressional Black Caucus Institute, Dillard University and Wiley College on releasing this important study and are grateful to the faculty members who guided this effort."
  • The paper outlines the history of how gaps in education, income, employment, credit access and banking access, reinforced by racial discrimination, have contributed to both the racial wealth gap and disparities in financial health.
  • The Congressional Black Caucus Political Education and Leadership Institute ("CBC Institute") was incorporated in 2000, as a 501 (c) (4), nonprofit, nonpartisan, social welfare organization.

Harvard MedTech to Discuss New Approaches to Pain Management for Injured Workers During Panel Presentation at Worker’s Compensation Institute Conference

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 - 7:31pm

Harvard MedTech, a breakthrough digital health company, will participate in a panel presentation highlighting new approaches to pain management, including virtual reality technology and spinal cord stimulation, at the Workers Compensation Institute conference in Orlando, Florida, on Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2021, at 1:00 PM.

Key Points: 
  • Harvard MedTech, a breakthrough digital health company, will participate in a panel presentation highlighting new approaches to pain management, including virtual reality technology and spinal cord stimulation, at the Workers Compensation Institute conference in Orlando, Florida, on Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2021, at 1:00 PM.
  • Panelists will discuss two novel therapies that offer solutions for injured workers suffering with chronic pain that remove the risks associated with opioids: spinal cord stimulation and virtual reality.
  • He will also outline best practices and present case studies that demonstrate the program can be a successful alternative to opioids for managing pain.
  • I look forward to sharing how Harvard MedTechs Vx Therapy takes a holistic approach to pain management, combining the biopsychosocial model with virtual reality therapy.

Introducing Quantinuum: The World's Largest Integrated Quantum Computing Company

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 - 7:57pm

CAMBRIDGE, England and BROOMFIELD, Colo., Nov. 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The two leading companies in the quantum computing industry have combined to create Quantinuum, thereby accelerating the development of quantum computing and innovation of quantum technologies in a platform agnostic manner to deliver real-world quantum-enabled solutions for some of the most intractable problems that classical computers have not been able to solve.

Key Points: 
  • "Quantinuum is now the largest and most advanced integrated quantum computing company in the world," said Ilyas Khan, CEO of the new company and founder of Cambridge Quantum.
  • "I am thrilled to help lead our new company, which will positively change the world through the application of quantum computing.
  • Quantinuum was formed six months after Honeywell announced that Honeywell Quantum Solutions, its quantum computing division, would separate from the company and combine with Cambridge Quantum.
  • Honeywell will initially be the largest shareholder of Quantinuum with an approximately 54 percent ownership stake in the new company.

Introducing Quantinuum: The World's Largest Integrated Quantum Computing Company

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 - 7:52pm

CAMBRIDGE, England and BROOMFIELD, Colo., Nov. 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The two leading companies in the quantum computing industry have combined to create Quantinuum, thereby accelerating the development of quantum computing and innovation of quantum technologies in a platform agnostic manner to deliver real-world quantum-enabled solutions for some of the most intractable problems that classical computers have not been able to solve.

Key Points: 
  • "Quantinuum is now the largest and most advanced integrated quantum computing company in the world," said Ilyas Khan, CEO of the new company and founder of Cambridge Quantum.
  • "I am thrilled to help lead our new company, which will positively change the world through the application of quantum computing.
  • Quantinuum was formed six months after Honeywell announced that Honeywell Quantum Solutions, its quantum computing division, would separate from the company and combine with Cambridge Quantum.
  • Honeywell will initially be the largest shareholder of Quantinuum with an approximately 54 percent ownership stake in the new company.

Pittcon Conference Highlights Top Laboratory & Analytical Science Sectors

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 - 6:15pm

The field of laboratory science is constantly changing, states Pittcon 2022 President Eli Absey.

Key Points: 
  • The field of laboratory science is constantly changing, states Pittcon 2022 President Eli Absey.
  • Pittcon will always reflect the most modern discoveries, insights, and advancements within our field.
  • Pittcon is a dynamic, transnational conference and exposition on laboratory science, a venue for presenting the latest advances in research and scientific instrumentation, and a platform for continuing education and science-enhancing opportunity.
  • Pittcon is a catalyst for the exchange of information, a showcase of the latest advances in laboratory science, and a venue for international connectivity.

Study Shows Rejuvant Decreases Biological Age By Eight Years in Seven Months

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 - 6:09pm

The goal of this randomized retrospective study was to determine the effect of Rejuvant supplementation on human biological aging by measuring DNAm.

Key Points: 
  • The goal of this randomized retrospective study was to determine the effect of Rejuvant supplementation on human biological aging by measuring DNAm.
  • Authors of the study said it was noteworthy that 40 out of 42 participants (28 men and 14 women) decreased their biological age.
  • Rejuvant includes a clinically studied, timed-release formula containing CaAKG designed to decrease biological age.
  • The study authors also suggest continual supplementation to maintain reduction benefits in biological age.