Navigation Links
PNNL scientists win 4 R&D 100 awards for environment, biology, security technologies
Date:7/8/2010

s -- clues to the effect that drugs, chemicals or other experimental treatments are having on cells. Popular in chemistry, ATR-FTIR spectroscopy can't be used on live cells because they need to be kept under life-sustaining conditions for days at a time.

The IncubATR provides the right atmosphere for cells to thrive while a user's FTIR spectroscope takes measurements periodically and rapidly, tracking changes almost in real time. For example, toxicologists could tell within a few minutes how live cells respond to nanomaterials. And researchers could learn how hormones affect cancer cells almost as it happens. In addition, the instrument keeps the cells in the same position for the whole experiment, key to acquiring reliable and reproducible data. "FTIR is such a useful tool in research, especially for rapid screening, and living cells have been left out," said Sundaram. "This is the first instrument that successfully combines FTIR and incubators. We hope it will change the way live cells are studied in labs everywhere."

Point, click and find radiation sources
GammaTracker

Like Star Trek's tricorder, the GammaTracker is a rugged, portable device that points the user in the direction of the mystery source being detected. It also reveals the mystery. Designed for security personnel, the handheld device correctly distinguishes different radioactive elements and where the radiation is coming from -- perfect for when a suspect is hiding in a throng of people.

Conventional instruments that can distinguish between plutonium used in weapons and iodine used in medical procedures are too cumbersome to be inconspicuous or to route through a crowd, and handheld devices aren't accurate enough. Hailing from PNNL, the National Nuclear Security Administration's Kansas City Plant, and the University of Michigan, developers of the GammaTracker combined portability and accuracy. With the shoebox-sized device, screeners tracking rad
'/>"/>

Contact: Mary Beckman
mary.beckman@pnl.gov
509-375-3688
DOE/Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3 4 5

Related biology news :

1. Jefferson scientists deliver toxic genes to effectively kill pancreatic cancer cells
2. Scientists identify novel inhibitor of human microRNA
3. Argonne scientists peer into heart of compound that may detect chemical, biological weapons
4. MU scientists go green with gold, distribute environmentally friendly nanoparticles
5. Scientists identify gene that may contribute to improved rice yield
6. Scientists discover why a mothers high-fat diet contributes to obesity in her children
7. MU scientists see how HIV matures into an infection
8. Earth scientists keep an eye on Texas
9. Thinking it through: Scientists call for policy to guide biofuels industry toward sustainability
10. Scientists identify a molecule that coordinates the movement of cells
11. Scientists Find new migratory patterns for Mediterranean and Western Atlantic bluefin tuna
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:3/10/2015)... 2015 Transforming How We Look ... Medicine in Human Space Flight" by Michael ... , Ph.D. was recently featured by Springer Science Media, highlighting ... Specifically, "Personalized Medicine in Human Space Flight" ... in 2013 and 2014 from Springer in the journal ...
(Date:3/10/2015)... OXFORD, Conn. , March 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ ... NXTDW) ("NXT-ID" or the "Company"), a biometric authentication ... reports the company,s Wocket™ smart wallet has been ... 2015" by Rethink Modern. Rethink Modern ... sharing modern and innovative items for your home and lifestyle that ...
(Date:3/4/2015)... 04, 2015 Research and Markets ... the "Global Biometrics Market Forecast and Opportunities, ... The market for biometric authentication systems is projected ... till 2020 The driving forces for ... needs, government projects and constant development in technology. ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):"Personalized Medicine in Human Space Flight" Listed Among Most Influential Papers of 2013 and 2014 2NXT-ID's Wocket Smart Wallet Named Number One Best Tech Gift for 2015 by Rethink Modern 2NXT-ID's Wocket Smart Wallet Named Number One Best Tech Gift for 2015 by Rethink Modern 3NXT-ID's Wocket Smart Wallet Named Number One Best Tech Gift for 2015 by Rethink Modern 4Global Biometrics Market Forecast and Opportunities, 2020 2Global Biometrics Market Forecast and Opportunities, 2020 3
... , Using lasers and nanoparticles, scientists at Rice University ... diseased cells and destroying them with tiny explosions. The ... nanoparticles inside cells. In tests on cancer cells, they ... small, bright bubbles that were visible but harmless or ...
... of Trinidad, guppy populations live close together, but evolve ... food for each; they grow slowly and larger, reproduce ... thrive, guppies eat more, grow rapidly, stay small, reproduce ... to ecologists that an ecosystem shapes the evolution of ...
... homosexuality doesn,t make complete sense from an evolutionary point ... but because homosexual men are much less likely to ... this trait have been extinguished long ago? What value ... for eons even without any discernible reproductive advantage? ...
Cached Biology News:Rice physicists kill cancer with 'nanobubbles' 2Yes, ecology shapes evolution, but guppies show reverse also true 2Yes, ecology shapes evolution, but guppies show reverse also true 3Yes, ecology shapes evolution, but guppies show reverse also true 4Study reveals potential evolutionary role for same-sex attraction 2Study reveals potential evolutionary role for same-sex attraction 3
(Date:3/26/2015)... 26, 2015 PAREXEL International Corporation ... clinical research organization , announced today that ... to acquire all of the business assets of ... provider of specialized pharmacovigilance services, based in ... detection, assessment, monitoring, and prevention of adverse ...
(Date:3/25/2015)... pharmaceutical market is one of the most ... its absolute size, plus a growing economy and increasing ... Business Monitor International. The Russian market is set to ... market, with growth estimates around 10-15% annually reaching an ... About Green Cross Green Cross provides ...
(Date:3/25/2015)... NEW YORK , March 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ ... has commenced Factual Stock Report coverage on ... Bioceuticals (OTCQX: ATTBF; CSE: ATT): is a specialty ... subsidiaries of cultivating, licensing and marketing proprietary ingredients, ... medicinal markets in North America ...
(Date:3/25/2015)... SPRINGS, Fla. , March 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ ... strategy and management consulting firm, has launched the ... publication to simplify tracking of ePrescribing regulatory requirements ... "The ePrescribing regulatory landscape continues to change ... to deliver what the industry, and ultimately patients, ...
Breaking Biology Technology:PAREXEL Announces Execution of Definitive Agreement to Acquire Quantum Solutions India, Strengthening Leadership In Pharmacovigilance Services 2PAREXEL Announces Execution of Definitive Agreement to Acquire Quantum Solutions India, Strengthening Leadership In Pharmacovigilance Services 3PAREXEL Announces Execution of Definitive Agreement to Acquire Quantum Solutions India, Strengthening Leadership In Pharmacovigilance Services 4S&P Capital IQ Initiates Coverage on Abattis Bioceuticals Corp. in S&P Capital IQ Factual Stock Reports 2S&P Capital IQ Initiates Coverage on Abattis Bioceuticals Corp. in S&P Capital IQ Factual Stock Reports 3S&P Capital IQ Initiates Coverage on Abattis Bioceuticals Corp. in S&P Capital IQ Factual Stock Reports 4S&P Capital IQ Initiates Coverage on Abattis Bioceuticals Corp. in S&P Capital IQ Factual Stock Reports 5Point-of-Care Partners Launches the ePrescribing State Law Capsule 2
... able to reach for and sip from a drink on her ... by using her thoughts to direct a robotic arm. The ... evaluating the safety and feasibility of an investigational device called the ... interface (BCI) intended to put robotics and other assistive technology under ...
... May 16, 2012 Reportlinker.com announces ... is available in its catalogue: , ... http://www.reportlinker.com/p090668/Global-Biotechnology-Instrumentation-Industry.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=In_Vitro_ ... for Biotechnology Instrumentation in US$ Million ...
... R.I., May 16, 2012  MultiCell Technologies, Inc. (OTC ... to announce representatives from the Company will present ... CIMT 2012 ( http://meeting.cimt.eu ), Europe,s largest meeting ... 2012 will be held in May 23-25 in ...
Cached Biology Technology:Paralyzed individuals use thought-controlled robotic arm to reach and grasp 2Paralyzed individuals use thought-controlled robotic arm to reach and grasp 3Paralyzed individuals use thought-controlled robotic arm to reach and grasp 4Paralyzed individuals use thought-controlled robotic arm to reach and grasp 5Global Biotechnology Instrumentation Industry 2Global Biotechnology Instrumentation Industry 3Global Biotechnology Instrumentation Industry 4Global Biotechnology Instrumentation Industry 5Global Biotechnology Instrumentation Industry 6Global Biotechnology Instrumentation Industry 7Global Biotechnology Instrumentation Industry 8Global Biotechnology Instrumentation Industry 9Global Biotechnology Instrumentation Industry 10Global Biotechnology Instrumentation Industry 11Global Biotechnology Instrumentation Industry 12Global Biotechnology Instrumentation Industry 13Global Biotechnology Instrumentation Industry 14Global Biotechnology Instrumentation Industry 15Global Biotechnology Instrumentation Industry 16Global Biotechnology Instrumentation Industry 17Global Biotechnology Instrumentation Industry 18Global Biotechnology Instrumentation Industry 19Global Biotechnology Instrumentation Industry 20MultiCell Technologies Announces Positive Preclinical Results for MCT-465 and MCT-485 in Primary Liver Cancer In Vitro Models 2MultiCell Technologies Announces Positive Preclinical Results for MCT-465 and MCT-485 in Primary Liver Cancer In Vitro Models 3MultiCell Technologies Announces Positive Preclinical Results for MCT-465 and MCT-485 in Primary Liver Cancer In Vitro Models 4MultiCell Technologies Announces Positive Preclinical Results for MCT-465 and MCT-485 in Primary Liver Cancer In Vitro Models 5
... contains 4 deuterium atoms at the 9, 10, ... use as an internal standard for the quantification ... is produced by incubation of linoleic acid with ... to inhibit the adhesion of tumor cells to ...
... TriEx Sf9 Cells and TriEx Insect ... from pTriEx baculovirus constructs. This cell/medium combination ... cell growth and high protein expression levels ... pTriEx-1.14 vectors. Please note that our Ready-Plaque ...
...
...
Biology Products: