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XCOR now offering tickets to space

Why book a plane ticket when you can reserve a seat to travel to outer space? XCOR Aerospace, headquartered in Midland, is looking to provide just that.
The company is offering several space expedition packages to the public. Read more >>

Pathway to the heavens goes through Texas airport

Fly into Midland International Air and Space Port and it’s evident what runs the economy, even before the plane lands.
Look out the window as the pilot makes the final descent and next to the flight control radar is a pump jack. The big blue water tower next to the airport proudly reads “Midland, Feel The Energy.” The “L” in “Midland” is an oil rig.
But as veteran oil men get off the plane from Houston, Oklahoma or Casper, Wyoming, something […]

Skyline Medical Expands Relationship with GLG Pharma to Include Exclusive Distribution of STREAMWAY in Poland and Other Central European Countries

Skyline Medical Inc. (NASDAQ:SKLN) (“Skyline” or “the Company”), producer of the FDA-approved STREAMWAY® System for automated, direct-to-drain medical fluid disposal, announces that it has agreed to grant GLG Pharma, LLC (“GLG”) exclusive rights to market and distribute the STREAMWAY® System in Poland and certain other countries in Central Europe. Read more >>

ARCOS Innovations joins the Aras Partner Program

`Aras, the next leader in enterprise Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software, today announced that ARCOS Innovations, experts in the deployment of PLM for shipbuilding, has joined the Aras Partner Program. ARCOS helps organizations be more competitive and profitable in the “Business of Shipbuilding”. Read more >>

What Allergan Is Buying and Shedding to Gain a Better Position (Retrosense Therapeutics)

When Actavis Plc. acquired Allergan Inc. in March 2015, the company changed its name from Actavis Plc. to Allergan Plc (AGN)…In September 2016, Allergan announced the acquisition of Retrosense Therapeutics, a gene therapy company, in order to strengthen its Eye Care pipeline by Retrosense’s first-in-class technology RST-001 for the potential treatment of retinitis pigmentosa. Read more >>

In focus: Anchorage 6th grader sees clearly for the first time thanks to new tech, community support

Imagine the whole world around you is a blur. That was reality for an Anchorage sixth grader who is now seeing clearly.
Rennick Heatwole, now 12, was born with an underdeveloped optic nerve. It’s a condition glasses and contacts can’t fix. He can’t see anything clearly unless it’s inches from his face, but that doesn’t stop him from playing football and soccer…
New technology has allowed Rennick to stay in his seat with the other students. It’s called eSight. The glasses […]

Incredible moment a blind 10-year-old boy lights up when he clearly sees his mom’s face for the first time thanks to new eSight glasses

This is the touching moment a blind 10-year-old Canadian boy was able to see his mother clearly for the first time.
Benny Francey, from Selkirk in Manitoba, suffers from an incredibly rare disease called Leber congenital amaurosis, which affects his eyesight.
Normally he can only see silhouettes, at best. However, thanks to a new set of high-tech electronic glasses, Benny’s eyesight has been cleared up, which means he has been able to see his loved ones properly.
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