Local technology news:

• Durham-based Argos Therapeutics says Phase 2 data for proposed renal cell carcinoma treatment AGS-003 shows promise

“The AGS-003 and sunitinib combination study was a single-stage, Phase 2 design, in patients with newly diagnosed advanced stage RCC,” the company said. “The study´s primary endpoints were to evaluate clinical and immunologic activity. Secondary endpoints included the assessment of both progression-free and overall survival and the safety of the combination.”

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• Laser Eye Center of Carolina offers new laser treatment.

“A fifth-generation IntraLase laser, the iFS is a significant upgrade to its predecessors, offering a faster, more precise incision and the ability to cut complex shapes on the eye’s corneal flap,” Laser Eye Center says.

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• Raleigh-based Alien Skin Software has released a new plug-in for Photoshop.

“Snap Art can render hundreds of styles and media, such as oil paint, watercolor, pencil sketch, and newly added ones like crayon,” the company says. “It is easy to try different styles until you find the perfect look to capture the natural beauty of the subject.”

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