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World-first virtual pregnancy wins top funding

An international project to create a world-first virtual pregnant uterus has won the University of Auckland’s Bioengineering Institute major New Zealand funding. Bioengineer Dr Alys Clark and biomedical scientist Dr Jo James have been awarded $954,000 from New Zealand’s prestigious Marsden Fund over three years to research the anatomy and physiology of the blood vessels

VICTORIA LAUNCHES WORLD FIRST DOG OPTIMISED TOURISM CAMPAIGN

Visit Victoria is putting your next short-break in the paws of your dog with the world’s first tourism campaign optimised for dogs. The campaign, developed by Clemenger BBDO, highlights how dogs love the quality experiences of regional Victoria as much as much as their pet owners and non-pet owners alike. It is the first digital

HKBU develops world-first metal-based probes for detection of dopamine receptors, a cancer biomarker

Discovery can be potentially developed as a novel early cancer detection technology. HONG KONG, May 16, 2018 – (ACN Newswire) – A team led by Dr Edmond Ma Dik-lung, Associate Professor of the Department of Chemistry of Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) has developed the world’s first iridium(III)-based probes for imaging dopamine receptors in living

Dubai Airports’ new Modular Data Centre Complex a ‘world first’

  Dubai, UAE – February 13, 2018 – Dubai Airports today announced the successful completion of the world’s first Tier III certified Modular Data Centre Complex (MDCC)* at Dubai International (DXB) following a tour of the new facility by His Highness Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of Dubai Airports. The project was led

ALPINA WATCHES ATHLETE PATRICK SWEENEY ESTABLISHES WORLD FIRST ON THE EVEREST

PATRICK SWEENEY IS FIRST PERSON TO OFFICIALLY MOUNTAIN BIKE TO EVEREST BASE CAMP GENEVA, 10.03.2015: Alpina Watches athlete and Brand Ambassador Patrick Sweeney, a technology entrepreneur turned adventurer, reached Everest Base Camp by mountain bike at 09:45 Nepal time on Monday 24 February, becoming the first person to be verified by the officials at Sagamarth

Ulysse Nardin presents a world first: “Stranger” – the musical watch which meets the highest technical standards.

Le Locle/Zurich, 13 March 2013 – With “Stranger” Ulysse Nardin has launched yet another masterpiece of the watchmaking art. “Stranger” emulates a classical music box and plays “Strangers in the Night” either on the hour or on call. This innovative timekeeper bears the signature of Ulysse Nardin’s partner and musician, Dieter Meier. It made its