Until now, a condition called chronic traumatic encephalopathy -- considered to have played a role in the deaths of former NFL players -- could be diagnosed only postmortem.
A study of five retired athletes who suffered multiple head injuries reveals not only brain damage, but also the potential of a specialized MRI scan to measure that damage.
Datacenter Technologies has raised a $7.9 million second round of funding, led by Partech International and NeSBIC Cte Fund. Other investors included Trust Capital Technology, Koceram, NIB Capital and Big Bang Ventures. Belgium-based Datacenter has raised a total of $11.4 million. The company develops software and equipment for planning and managing Web hosting systems at Internet data centers. See complete list.
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Compaq and a Wildfire are installing telephone services technology at Louisiana's Century Telephone Enterprises on a trial basis.