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E-Noses: Testing their mettle against fly noses

... a breakthrough in efforts to extend the sensory range of 'electronic noses' (e-noses) by developing a ... levels of independence. The fly seems to make a range of broadly tuned receptors that are independent ... for detecting ripeness and spoilage in a range of foods as well as other applications such as ...

121 breeding tigers estimated to be found in Nepal

... the Terai region of Nepal and into tiger range states across the border into India.] "To ... is at a tipping point. Tigers are experiencing a range collapse, occupying 40 per cent less habitat than ... ago. The estimated number of tigers in important range countries is frighteningly low, with a recent ...

DOE-funded research projects win 46 R&D 100 Awards for 2009

... stability, position-control accuracy and range of motion. (Jointly with Attocube Systems, FEI ... with a 30-fold improvement in dynamic range for an overall improvement of 600 times compared ... delivers much higher resolution in the high mass range compared to conventional spectrometers. For ...

High-tech vehicle design boosts emergency rescue capacity

... performance materials and can be adapted to a range of vehicles while offering weight reductions of ... four-stretcher system that could be fitted to a range of different on- and off-road vehicles. It had ... Kazakstan and Egypt. System Strobel now markets a range of aluminium-sandwich box-body adaptations based ...

22nd Congress of the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology, Sept. 12-16, 2009, Turkey

... and in the European Union, mental disorders range as one of the leading causes of disease burden. ... reintegrate people back into work through a range of medical and psychosocial measures is ... of neuropsychiatric diseases. It engages a broad range of professionals from psychiatrists and ...

New theory gives more precise estimates of large-scale biodiversity

... species live in a pond, a grassland, a mountain range or on the entire planet, and the answers get increasingly vague. Hence the wide range of estimates for the planet's biodiversity, ... and large scale - the Western Ghats mountain range of India overlooking the Arabian Sea. A ...

Forest fire prevention efforts will lessen carbon sequestration, add to greenhouse warming

... of carbon sequestration in forests of the Coast range and the west side of the Cascade Mountains for at ... in some. The new study found that, in a Coast range stand, if you removed solid woody biofuels for ... stored in forests; On west side Cascade range and ...

Evolution: Crabs go deep to avoid hot water

... seems to have narrowed the temperature tolerance range of the crabs where they have emerged to the ... it is difficult to predict the consequences of range expansion in the warming waters around the ... said research student Sally Hall: "Recent range extensions of king crabs into Antarctica, as well ...

Plant microbe shares features with drug-resistant pathogen

... in the use of the plant-associated strain for a range of biotech applications. The genetic analysis was ... genes that make the bacteria resistant to a wide range of antibiotics in both strains. "This suggests ... strain of plant-dwelling bacteria for a range of biotech applications for which it and other ...

Validus and HierStar Form Strategic Alliance to Offer the First Complete Range of Authentication Products

... distribution alliance to offer the first complete range of One Time Password (OTP) authentication ... the need to offer a complete and unique range of OTP authentication products to assist ... theft. The first complete and unique range of OTP authentication products are: ...

Protective footwear for diabetics at a high-street price

... The diabetic volunteers recruited exhibited a range of foot complications, from non-serious ... surgery, and for older people." Today, the range of footwear is available on sale in Bata stores, ... one of our stores," explains Vaskova. "The MEDI range has the right shoes for most diabetics the fact ...

Rules proposed to save the world's coral reefs

... areas. allow for reef species to spread over a range of distances, especially 20󈞊 km; and use a range of conservation approaches, including marine ... The rules are designed to operate in a range of situations, including where detailed ...

Study finds children's activity levels not influenced by more PE time in school

... from the others. "There was, of course, a range in the amount of activity the children did at each school, but the range and it's average were the same regardless of what ... the same amount," Frmeaux said. "We believe the range of activity among children, from the slothful to ...

Geoscientists meet to discuss Rocky Mountain geology

... scientific research in themed sessions on a broad range of topics. TECHNICAL SESSION HIGHLIGHTS * ... studies in the Rocky Mountains and Basin and range area. View the complete technical program at ... is located on the eastern edge of the Basin and range and close to both the Colorado Plateau and Rocky ...

Entrust's New Code-Signing Certificates Enhance Trust in Applications, Software Developers

... The security expert will offer customers a wide range of the most popular digital certificate types via ... great value on the ability to purchase a wide range of the most popular types of digital certificate ... service and expertise, Entrust offers a wide range of digital certificates through the proven ...

Microparticle immune response modifier shows broad effects against recurrent or metastatic cancer

... disease by mobilizing and expanding a broad range of intrinsic host defence mechanisms. Unlike ... of activity and lack the ability to treat a broad range of malignant diseases, MIS416 acts on multiple pathways simultaneously to activate a broad range of innate immune cell types that are central to ...

American Chemical Society Weekly PressPac -- April 15, 2009

... however, are only effective against a narrow range of disease-causing microorganisms, limiting their ... tests showed that the new polymer kills a wide range of disease-causing microbes including those ... system could be used in conjunction with a wide range of microsensors and biosensors for monitoring ...

Ecologists question effects of climate change on infectious diseases

... that instead of a net expansion in the global range of diseases, climate change may cause poleward range shifts in the areas suitable for diseases as ... 23 million human hosts outside of its current range by the year 2050, but will lose 25 million in its ...

To swim or to crawl: For the worm it's a no brainer

... that it is just as important to consider a range of environments when studying the behaviour of ... the function of the worm's nervous system in a range of environments, where the mode of operation of ... human brain). This 1mm long worm exhibits a wide range of behaviour, including foraging, learning, ...

Aware, Inc. Commences Dutch Auction Tender Offer

... share purchase rights), at a price in the range of $1.80 to $2.60 per share, for a maximum ... and at what price within the Company's specified range they wish to tender. Based on the number of ... determine the lowest price per share within the range that will enable it to purchase up to 3,500,000 ...

Rising sea levels set to have major impacts around the world

... Climate Change in Copenhagen shows that the upper range of sea level rise by 2100 could be in the range of about one meter, or possibly more. In the ... has accelerated over the last decade. The upper range of sea level rise by 2100 might be above 1m or ...

Aware, Inc. Commences Dutch Auction Tender Offer

... share purchase rights), at a price in the range of $1.80 to $2.60 per share, for a maximum ... and at what price within the Company's specified range they wish to tender. Based on the number of ... determine the lowest price per share within the range that will enable it to purchase up to 3,500,000 ...

Tigers get a stimulus plan

... countries spanning the big cat's geographical range in Asia. The Tiger Futures project will provide ... plans to support country dialogues in tiger range states, a review of World Bank projects in areas ... complement Bank initiatives to involve all tiger range states in high-level discussions for tiger ...

Scientists identify human monoclonal antibodies effective against bird and seasonal flu viruses

... antibodies (mAb) that neutralize an unprecedented range of influenza A viruses, including avian influenza ... by the team of scientists neutralize a broad range of influenza A subtypes because they bind to the ... broad response in humans that would cover a broad range of different H5N1 virus strains. Antiviral ...

Scientists identify human monoclonal antibodies effective against bird, seasonal flu viruses

... antibodies (mAb) that neutralize an unprecedented range of influenza A viruses, including avian influenza ... by the team of scientists neutralize a broad range of influenza A subtypes because they bind to the ... broad response in humans that would cover a broad range of different H5N1 virus strains. Antiviral ...

'Fattysaurus' or 'thinnysaurus'? How dinosaurs measure up with laser imaging

... and computer modelling methods to create a range of 3D models of the specimens, attempting to ... respiratory organs to find the maximum plausible range of mass for the animals. Even scientists cannot ... the team were interested in exactly how broad the range of possible values were for body mass. They ...

Nano-tetherball biosensor precisely detects glucose

... and can move into other regions within the range of the tether for enhanced sensing. " Findings ... and the new sensor also can operate over a wider range of glucose concentration, which means it could be ... while at the same time detecting a wide range of concentrations are two traits that are ...

Purdue study suggests warmer temperatures could lead to a boom in corn pests

... Change Research Center. "The greatest potential range expansion was seen with the corn earworm, which ... in yield, for example from a pest expanding its range by 60 miles, could result in substantial economic ... The research team next will look at a broader range of crops and will work to create a more complete ...

Wii bit of fun at Rice University has serious intent

... learning systems in ways that can be used in a range of human endeavors, from sports to surgery. ... O'Malley, "so soon we'll be able to measure a range of motion and then turn it into a mathematical ... interaction, he'll analyze feedback on the range of motion used in performing a task and figure ...

A spoonful of sugar?

... children failing to take their medication for a range of life-threatening illnesses is to be tackled as ... when and how they take their medication. This can range from peer pressure, for example not wanting to be ... system and medication. They will also interview a range of healthcare professionals including GPs, ...

Climate change opens new avenue for spread of invasive plants

... GAINESVILLE, Fla. Plants that range northward because of climate change may be better ... change gradually extends the distributional range of a species," said Koen J.F. Verhoeven, an ... The success of exotic plants expanding their range in response to warmer climates may be comparable ...

Issues at intersection of climate change and health impact global well-being

... also has been settled. The answer is yes. A range of possible effects has been identified, some now ... that address climate change should offer a range of health, environmental, economic and social ... American Journal of Preventive Medicine offers a range of articles by a group of experts who helps ...

Nanoparticles in the home: More and smaller than previously detected

... (NIST). So-called "ultrafine particles" (UFP) range in size from 2 to 10 nanometers. They are emitted ... of a large atom. This previously unexplored range of 2 to 10 nm contributed more than 90 percent of ... People often use these small appliances at close range for relatively long times, so exposure could be ...

Stroke patients soon may have fun, high-tech tool

... world full of flying insects to help expand their range of movement. Researchers in UCF's Media ... would earn a point. As patients improve their range of motion, more bugs would appear at greater ... patients to work harder and increase their range of motion. Think of a 21st-century version of the ...

Acoustical Meeting, Nov. 10-14, 2008 in Miami, Florida

... or more. However, in some places the detection range is limited by temperature gradients that deflect ... brain's responses to sound. The changes were in a range of brain responses called the beta band (20 to 30 ... to get on a plane. Although this offers a wider range of collaboration, there are special challenges to ...

Ecologists say metabolism accounts for why natural selection favors only some species

... study. The species list encompasses much of the range of biological diversity on Earth from bacteria ... rate of the species at rest fell on a narrow range of values 0.3 to 9 Watts per kilogram. "This narrow range is in dramatic contrast to the 20 orders of ...

Northwest climate change is target of $3.2M in grants to University of Oregon

... 12 native plant species that currently exist with range limitations in the Pacific Northwest. Some are ... be looking at the effects of climate change on range distributions of plant species, particularly in ... factors which ultimately will control their range distributions under future climate change. Each ...

Smithsonian perspective: Biodiversity in a warmer world

... Network to review two papers about species range change: In a range analysis for plants and insects on a mountain ... with lowland extinction and 51 percent with range shift gaps, meaning that they have nowhere else ...

Checking people at airports -- with terahertz radiation

... for the first time. Radiation in the THz range (with wavelengths from 30 m to 3000 m and ... of two THz detectors in the wavelength range from 50 m to 600 m with the aid of cavity ... a known and high emissivity also in the THz range and thus enables the calculability of the ...

Warming world in range of dangerous consequences

... change authority recently set as the threshold range of temperature increase that would lead to ... levels has already committed Earth to a warming range of 1.4 C to 4.3 C (2.5 F to 7.7 F). About 90 ... Climate Change identified a temperature increase range between 1 C and 3C (1.8 F and 5.4F) as the ...
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