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Star Trek-like technology offers noninvasive monitor for patients and athletes

... and other parameters. The sensor and portable monitor are funded by the National Space Biomedical ... but the rest is reflected back to the sensor. The monitor analyzes the reflected light to determine ... care. It will allow doctors to more efficiently monitor pediatric and intensive care patients. Athletes ...

Laughing hyenas, wailing levees, the sound of cheese and blaring bagpipes

... permanent, inexpensive accelerometers that could monitor joints continuously," says Guarino. The talk ... them to characterize the tenderness of beef and monitor the ripening process of soft cheese. Their ... University and colleagues are developing a way to monitor pipes continuously and remotely using embedded, ...

A London effort to develop point-of-care nanosensors for HIV diagnosis and monitoring

... a new device to enable people living with HIV to monitor their own health and the effectiveness of their ... today. The device will give people a way to monitor the virus for themselves, reducing the need to ... need rapid and affordable ways to diagnose and monitor their patients. Researchers from the London ...

Using hair to manage HIV/AIDS and predict treatment success

... or expensive medication dispensing devices to monitor how well patients are taking their pills as ... hemoglobin A1C, the method used in diabetes to monitor average blood glucose levels," said study ... with public health researchers in testing hair to monitor pill-taking in clinical trials of single or dual ...

New method monitors critical bacteria in wastewater treatment

... a new technique using sensors to constantly monitor the health of bacteria critical to wastewater ... in order to be tested. "It's important to monitor intact living specimens to obtain accurate data, ... The same method also could be used to monitor other bacteria and different ions. "We can use ...

Research yields new clues to how we locate objects in space

... are converted into 2-D images, showing us on a monitor what the objects look like. Doctors are ... shows up on an external monitor. The image on the monitor is entirely dependent on the placement of the ... transducer does. In addition, the image on the monitor may be enlarged to focus on a specific detail. ...

Forest peoples' rights key to reducing emissions from deforestation

... advisory and auditing processes to guide, monitor and audit investments and actions at national and global levels. monitor more than carbon to keep track of the status of ... the formation of independent bodies to advise and monitor the UN Convention on Climate Change. "We ...

More sensitive radiology monitoring in the Basque Country

... for radiological monitoring are designed to monitor radioactivity levels in the environment and ... currently have radiological monitoring to monitor radioactivity levels in the environment and to ... radioactivity. Also amongst its aims is to monitor the compliance with agreements such as the ...

UCLA researchers develop new PET scanning probe that will allowing monitoring of the immune system

... model and measure the immune system in action and monitor response to new therapies. The discovery, ... journal Nature Medicine, enables scientists to monitor the immune system at the whole body level in 3D ... Witte said, researchers hope to be able to monitor the immune systems of patients with FAC and other ...

York symposium puts focus on chemical 'weather'

... event. The original objective of ACE was to monitor the ozone layer, but its function has evolved, and it is now principally used to monitor air quality and atmospheric pollution. ... ACE was launched, the primary mission goal was to monitor the ozone layer but other things have now come to ...

Neural cell transplants may help those with Parkinson's disease

... highly sensitive imaging techniques to monitor treatment for PD. Their study reports on attempts ... combined with selective dopaminergic agents could monitor PD treatment, said Zhang. GDNF has been proven to ... system in models of PD. The ability to reliably monitor therapeutic effects would provide valuable ...

Magnet Lab researchers make observing cell functions easier

... The biosensors can be used simultaneously to monitor two separate dynamic functions in a single cell ... researchers improved a powerful technique used to monitor cellular dynamics called fluorescence resonance ... happen, but until now, we have only been able to monitor one biosensor at a time. The new technique, ...

New cell-based sensors sniff out danger like bloodhounds

... and harmless substances, and cannot fully monitor or interpret the different ways these substances ... be placed on fish as they swim in the ocean to monitor water quality, or set on a skyscraper's roof to ... air pollution. "We bring the capability to monitor many different cells in parallel on these chips," ...

Scientists test device to track medication adherence in patients with HIV/AIDS

... literally hundreds, if not thousands, of ways to monitor drug adherence, ranging from daily log books to ... it. The researchers developed the adherence monitor by incorporating minute amounts of an alcohol ... scientists say their device could also be used to monitor medication adherence in patients with other ...

Satellites take sustainability to new heights

... According to Shell, the images allowed them to monitor vegetation, track land use changes, capture ... aim of improving the ability of the community to monitor developments and reclamation on or near their ... at Albian Sands, said. "The FMFN can then monitor current and proposed developments and reclamation ...

Gene chips used to distinguish ventilator-associated pneumonia from underlying critical illness

... researchers also showed they could objectively monitor patients' recovery by graphing changes over time, ... whether changes in gene expression could monitor patients' response to treatment and their ... their genomic analysis to diagnose infection and monitor recovery in a second small group of seven ...

Carnegie Mellon scientists develop fluorescent proteins for live cell imaging, biosensor design

... Carnegie Mellon. The FAPs, which can be used to monitor biological activities of individual proteins and ... step in developing molecular biosensors that will monitor dynamic changes occurring within cells, said Alan ... colors inside cells, enabling us to dynamically monitor several proteins and follow complex cellular ...

Looking through the eyes of a mouse, scientists monitor circulating cells in its bloodstream

... them to peer through the eyes of a mouse and monitor the cells passing through its bloodstream. In ... been difficult because there was no way to monitor the blood continuously. The best scientists could ... years ago Lin and his colleagues devised a way to monitor cancer cells in rodents directly. They adapted a ...

Marine scientists warn human safety, prosperity depend on better ocean observing system

... reduce growing risks, protect human interests and monitor the health of our precious oceans, says Dr. Tony ... the vital signs of the ocean that are needed to monitor climate change. The scientists call for ... Earth Observation System of Systems (GEOSS) to monitor all of Earths environmental conditions. ...

Human safety, prosperity depend on better ocean observing system: Scientists

... reduce growing risks, protect human interests and monitor the health of our precious oceans, says Dr. Tony ... the vital signs of the ocean that are needed to monitor climate change. The scientists call for ... Earth Observation System of Systems (GEOSS) to monitor all of Earths environmental conditions. ...

NASA technology helps predict and prevent future pandemic outbreaks

... orbiting satellites, data is collected daily to monitor environmental changes. That information is then ... Remote sensing technology not only helps monitor infectious disease outbreaks in highly affected ... at these locations is combined and used to monitor environmental characteristics that effect malaria ...

Stronger EPA leadership needed to improve water quality in Mississippi River

... proactive and cooperative in their efforts to monitor and improve water quality. In particular, ... river corridor all conduct their own programs to monitor water quality, but state resources devoted to ... implemented. Currently, efforts to monitor and improve water quality in the Mississippi are ...

Using nanotubes to detect and repair cracks in aircraft wings, other structures

... the structure, this technique can be used to monitor any portion of the structure by performing simple ... part of the structure, which allows you to monitor any part of the structure, Koratkar said. Weve ... equipment. The system will allow the operator to monitor a structures integrity in real time, and any ...

Male elephants get 'photo IDs' from scientists

... and other features. This in turn can be used to monitor their survival rates and movement, according to a ... ratios at population levels, but are unable to monitor demographics of male elephants with a degree of ... of male elephants can help conservationists monitor poaching rates over the long term. Also, elephant ...

Carnegie Mellon's Jean VanBriesen leads research team on Monongahela River

... of drinking water suppliers that has been selected by the state to monitor the river quality. "We will essentially collect data ... Mellon's Civil and Environmental Engineering Department. The sensors will monitor for some aspects of water quality, and the Carnegie Mellon team will take ...

UC Davis grant zeroes in on novel asthma diagnosis and treatment

... the new omics technology -- metabolomics --to assist the diagnosis and monitor asthma therapy." "The metabolomics is already used to predict the drug ... will eventually help us to find new ways to diagnose asthma as well as monitor its treatment." Through its national grants program, the American ...

World Day to Combat Desertification focuses on human security

... by using appropriate land management techniques, it is essential to monitor the areas most at risk. ESA has been working closely with the UNCCD ... DesertWatch to develop a set of satellite-based information services to monitor and assess the status of land degradation with the support of four of the ...

Innovative system for monitoring coastline processes

... has developed a system for monitoring the coast in order to observe and monitor maritime processes along our coastline. This is innovative technology for ... The Kosta System, installed in Mundaka on the Bizkaian coast, aims to monitor the Urdaibai estuary, as well as to gain knowledge about and predict the ...

Design input accelerates new technologies' route to market

... window films which regulate room temperature; a heart and breathing rate monitor which could revolutionise the monitoring of babies during childbirth; and ... windows. Heartlight is a unique combined heart and breathing rate monitor currently in development by Dr Barrie Hayes-Gill and Professor John Crowe, ...

Monitoring water through a snake's eyes

... natural disaster or sabotage, the physicist has developed a new system to monitor the safety of a building or community's water supply in real time. ... same way as a snake does. The special fiber sensors make it possible to monitor the quality of water in a remote location, such as a lake, a river, or a ...

Some vocal-mimicking animals, particularly parrots, can move to a musical beat

... what you hear. For example, if you are tapping to a beat, you constantly monitor the sound and your taps, so that if you become misaligned with the beat, ... change your timing. If you are imitating a sound, you constantly monitor your memory of the sound you are trying to imitate, as well as the sound ...

Diet secrets of 'the Royals'

... tracking collars and analyzed carbon and other isotopes in tail hair to monitor the elephants' movements and diet from early 2000 to early 2006. ... that showed how isotope analysis and tracking collars could be used to monitor elephant movements and diets as a way to minimize human-pachyderm ...

MIT: How you feel the world impacts how you see it

... test the effect of visual motion on the subjects' perception of touch, the monitor displayed a pattern of horizontal stripes moving upward or downward for ... or down the subjects' fingertips. After 10 seconds of this stimulus, the monitor displayed a static pattern of horizontal stripes. Contrary to the ...

Team IDs genesis of mass migrations

... Toward conservation Makris sees potential in using OAWRS to better monitor and conserve fish populations. Large oceanic fish shoals provide vital ... fish populations ... which can be implemented by policymakers to better monitor and improve conservation of fish stocks." CoML is an international ...

Tips from the American Journal of Pathology

... at the University of Tokyo, Japan identified a novel biomarker to monitor acute kidney injury. They present their data in the April 2009 issue of ... kidney that is secreted in the urine upon kidney injury, could be used to monitor acute kidney injury. Levels of L-FABP correlated with the level of acute ...

Penn research team tests bedside monitoring of brain blood flow and metabolism in stroke victims

... the first successful demonstration of a noninvasive optical device to monitor cerebral blood flow in patients with acute stroke, a leading cause of ... detectors, radio-frequency electronics, data processors and a computer monitor to display user-friendly images of functional information to physicians ...

EPA to study Puerto Rico waters and marine habitat

... by researchers from the University of Puerto Rico at Aguadilla, will monitor and analyze marine debris like plastic, Styrofoam and other common trash. ... samples, fish and other organisms. EPA divers working off the OSV BOLD monitor coral reefs, and other sensitive habitats for impacts from pollution. The ...

Veterinarians developing model to help producers, vets make cattle more comfortable

... working to make life more comfortable for cattle. A jogger's heart rate monitor and an instrument similar to a pedometer are a few of the tools K-State ... cattle want to "walk it off." To measure heart rate, they attached a monitor like on a jogger might strap to his or her arm. To affix these monitors to ...

New satellite techniques for looking at climate change

... party to assess or validate the estimates given by countries as well to monitor any changes in them such as deforestation or degradation." "Since one ... Parks Canada to use the polarimetric mode aboard Radarsat-2 to map and monitor the wetlands in the Wapusk National Park. Using the Convair 580 ...

Nano-tetherball biosensor precisely detects glucose

... engineering at Purdue. "It might be part of a catheter to continuously monitor blood glucose for diabetics," Porterfield said. "And it might have many ... for medicine and scientific research. "If we can allow someone to monitor their disease and have a better quality of life, that's great," ...
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