Veeco Instruments Inc.

Chembio eyes comeback with new CEO, new resources

  CHEMBIO DIAGNOSTICS INC. Headquarters: Medford Industry: Healthcare Nasdaq: CEMI Reporting Date: March 12, 2020 Reporting Quarter: 4Q FY2019 Quarter Ended: Dec. 31, 2019 Numbers: Total fourth-quarter revenues ($6.9 million, down 11.8 percent), net product sales ($5.5 million, down 5.9 percent) and license/royalty/R&D/grant revenue ($1.4 million, down 29.4 percent) fell year-over-year, with the company’s quarterly net loss (increasing from $3.2 million in 4Q FY2018 to $3.9 million, or 23 cents per diluted share) following along….


No. 476: On Corn Flakes, ‘Crushies’ and cardiac catheters, featuring our latest innovative awardees

  Hot to trot: Welcome to Wednesday, dear readers, as we race our way through this latest (surprisingly warm) winter workweek. It’s Feb. 19 out there, already the 50th day of 2020 and a busy one around the globe: Armed Forces Day in Mexico, Flag Day in Turkmenistan and the Commemoration of Vasil Levski in Bulgaria, remembering that nation’s “apostle of freedom.” Flags of our fathers: Here in the States, we mark Iwo Jima Day…


No. 307: Big Brother beached, commencements classed-up and a big first for Hofstra/Northwell nurses

Nicely done: Kudos, dear reader, on once again rising above the mayhem and reaching the end of another busy work week. It’s May 18 out there – International Museum Day, for those keeping score. War, and remembrance: The then-Kingdom of Great Britain declared war on France on this date in 1756, kicking off the Seven Years War; on the same date in 1803, the United Kingdom declared war on France again, this time ticked off…


No. 282: Honest Abe’s Day Off, stepped-up Suffolk septic systems and a sunny future for cloudy beer

Congratulations, dear reader: You’ve successfully completed another workweek. Your reward: two glorious days without conference rooms or deadlines – or three, if yours is among the 34 percent of U.S. offices closing for Monday’s President’s Day holiday. While students, teachers and virtually all government employees enjoy the day, President’s Day – which kind of floated into fashion in the 1970s, replacing the traditional observances of Washington’s and Lincoln’s birthdays – has actually fallen behind Martin…