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Rolls-Royce expanding at Stennis Space Center

HANCOCK COUNTY — Rolls-Royce North America is adding a second jet engine test stand at the NASA John C. Stennis Space Center, according to a release from the governor’s office. The project represents a company investment of at least $50 million and will create 35 new jobs. Currently, Rolls-Royce employs 45 workers at its existing test stand at the Stennis ...

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ChromaDex enrolls participants for study of pTeroPure

OXFORD — ChromaDex Corporation, an Irvine, Calif.-based natural products company that provides proprietary, science-based solutions and ingredients to the dietary supplement, food and beverage, cosmetic and pharmaceutical industries, has completed enrollment in the first human clinical study of its proprietary pTeroPure. The purpose of the randomized, double-blind placebo-controlled study is to evaluate whether pTeroPure will lower cholesterol and blood pressure ...

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Magazine ranks USM first in chemical R&D, expenditures

HATTIESBURG — No other Mississippi university receives more federal funding for chemical research and development or spends more on those initiatives than the University of Southern Mississippi, according to a report published by Chemical & Engineering News. The study included data provided by the National Science Foundation, comparing figures between 1999 and 2009. The latest figures show that Southern Miss ...

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Officials to seek funding for Ingalls test facility

PASCAGOULA — Jackson County will apply for $20 million in funds to help Huntington Ingalls build a land-based test facility in Pascagoula. The Mississippi Press reports the Board of Supervisors agreed to apply for the money on behalf of Ingalls Shipbuilding. Officials say the money would come from Hurricane Katrina-related supplemental community development block grant funds handled by the Mississippi ...

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Circadence earns another U.S. patent

TUPELO — Circadence, a Boulder, Col.-based provider of WAN and network optimization solutions for commercial and government customers, has issued its 21st United States patent, which focuses on network optimization to further enhance UDP streaming. This latest patent is a product of Circadence’s development team at its Advanced Research and Development Facility in Tupelo. The technology provides a system to ...

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RSDecon showcases new facility at The Accelerator

HATTIESBURG — RSDecon recently hosted an open house of its patented Reactive Skin Decontamination Lotion (RSDL) that is produced at the University of Southern Mississippi’s materials science laboratory and business incubator, The Accelerator. RSDecon is a subsidiary of Bracco Diagnostics’ Healthcare Protective Products Division (HPPD). “I can tell you that one of the major selling points to us when looking ...

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Camgian develops next-generation satellite router

STARKVILLE — Camgian Microsystems Corporation has successfully completed the development and initial testing of its next-generation Quantus satellite router technology within the oil and gas industry. The smaller, more compact router device supports the integration of advanced sensor technologies with ORBCOMM’s low-Earth orbit (LEO) satellite data communications network. Combined with Camgian’s cloud-based operations intelligence software, the new GPS-enabled router technology ...

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New research network 'MissiON' launches

JACKSON — Gov. Haley Barbour has unveiled MissiON, the Mississippi research network, an expanded broadband technology system to serve the state’s research universities and facilities. The project was created in collaboration with AT&T. The network will serve the Mississippi Research Consortium, which is comprised of the University of Mississippi, Mississippi State University, University of Southern Mississippi and Jackson State University, ...

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Techvation to test new MSU-designed device

STARKVILLE — A technology developed at Mississippi State University will be in action on the University Drive bridge tomorrow as engineers from Techvation Inc. use the device to analyze the condition of the concrete structure, which is located just west of the Hunter Henry Center. Known as the automatic chain drag system, the portable, three-wheeled, walk-behind unit uses sound waves ...

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Creating money

The Mississippi Development Authority (MDA) and Mississippi Arts Commission are offering the state’s first Creative Economy Summit this week that will include the unveiling of a first-of-its-kind comprehensive study of Mississippi’s creative industries. Communities such as Oxford, Meridian and the Mississippi Gulf Coast have found success in growing their “creative economy” — adding jobs and enhancing communities’ quality of life ...

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