AGU journal highlights -- Aug. 6, 2009
... billion years ago). Using images from the High resolution
Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) camera on ... be able to measure sea surface height (SSH) with resolution
as high as 10 kilometers (6.2 miles), a ... vertical velocities in the upper ocean from high resolution
sea surface height
P. Klein, G. ...
DOE-funded research projects win 46 R&D 100 Awards for 2009
... provides X-ray imaging and analysis at a spatial resolution
previously not available in the hard X-ray range. ... offers oceanic subsurface mapping at a scale and resolution
previously unavailable to find sources of ... system achieves a 20-fold increase in temporal resolution
simultaneous with a 30-fold improvement in ...
Our brain looks at eyes first to identify a face
... ear to ear, ignoring distance and the original resolution
of the image," Keil says. "Until now, nobody had ... equal. As a result of this analysis, I obtained a resolution
that is optimum in terms of encoding, as well as the signal-to-noise ratio, and was also the same resolution
observed in the psychophysical experiments".
Discovery of the cell's water gate may lead to new cancer drugs
... in the journal PLoS Biology .
The structure has been determined using X-ray crystallography and is the highest resolution
structure that has been determined for a membrane protein. The unique high resolution
has enabled the scientists to answer one of the ...
The coming of biofuels: Study shows reducing gasoline emissions will benefit human health
... we have the capacity to carry out county-level resolution
measurements for both direct and indirect ...
Measured emissions at county-level resolution
included direct particulate matter and indirect ... 930 DALYs.
"We need finer spatial resolution
about the impacts and more data on emissions ...
Healing wounds with lasers, vehicles that drive themselves, other cutting-edge optics
... a small experimental display of 320 x 240 pixel resolution
on a flexible material known as polyethylene ... the publicly-available images are slightly lower resolution
-- approximately 50 cm).
In Baltimore at next ... be launched around 2012 and would have a ground resolution
twice as fine as GeoEye-1.
These powerful ...
Agriculture project helps bring 'PEACE' to Afghanistan
... them address tribal clashes by using conflict resolution
"There's a renewed emphasis in ... Kuchi Affairs, have provided a number of conflict resolution
workshops to Kuchi and Hazara tribal leaders. ... for settling disputes.
"The conflict resolution
portion of the project has been a very important ...
Ocean research officials hail completion of modernization for US scientific ocean drilling vessel
... marked the occasion of the research vessel JOIDES resolution
sailing off from Singapore for science sea trials ... the ship in a Singapore shipyard.
The JOIDES resolution
is the U.S. research vessel for exploring and ... of ocean research." He continued, "The JOIDES resolution
is operational again for IODP expeditions at an ...
Jupiter's shrinking red spot
... the cloud decks. For mid latitudes, the velocity resolution
for this mapping procedure is 3 meters-per-second. For higher latitudes, the resolution
is 3-6 meters-per-second. The maps consist of ... Xylar Asay-Davis these maps represent the highest resolution
and highest accuracy full-planet map ever ...
Scientists call for protected 'swimways' for the endangered leatherback sea turtle
... World Conservation Congress this week adopted a resolution
urging nations to protect the leatherback sea ... of Costa Rican-based PRETOMA that sponsored the resolution
explained, "Our plan allows one of the largest ... many other threatened marine species."
employs scientific recommendations based upon ...
AGU journal highlights -- July 23, 2008
... and infrared data collected by the High resolution
Infrared Radiation Sounder (on NOAA's Television ... data from NASA's satellite-based Moderate resolution
Imaging Spectroradiometer for 4 months in 2005. ... studies do not have sufficiently high spatial resolution
to resolve small-scale gravity waves. To ...
Senate resolution shines spotlight on the importance of soils
... Voinovich (R-OH) to successfully pass Senate resolution
440, which also highlights the "critical role" ... in managing our nation's soil resources.
comes at a time when soil is widely undervalued," ... present and future generations."
The Senate resolution
passed six months after the European Union's Soil ...
Failure to bridle inflammation spurs atherosclerosis
... vessels. However, when there is a defect in the resolution
response the ability of blood vessels to recover ... deficiency in the chemical signals that encourage resolution
(pro-resolution signals). These signals are ...
"Inflammation is a two-edged sword. If resolution
fails and the response gets out of hand there is ...
Seeing Alzheimer's amyloids
... them on a computer.
An expert at high resolution
electron cryo-microscopy of protein complexes and ... his lab made an image of the A-beta fibril at a resolution
of eight Angstroms, revealing useful detail at a ... of roughly a million times. Short of atomic resolution
by a factor of 2.5 to 3, the image revealed how ...
New technique yields more detailed picture of chromatin structure
... same live-cell labeling method to study at high resolution
many different GFP-tagged proteins in the cell ... people have largely been limited to low resolution
visualization of specific chromosomal proteins ... real structure using the more than 10-fold higher resolution
of electron microscopy, Belmont said. We are ...
Working memory has limited 'slots'
... digital cameras allow the user to choose a lower resolution
and therefore store more images, the resolution
of working memory appears to be constant for a given individual. Individuals do differ in the resolution
of each feature and the number of features that ...
Visual technology enables brain to learn in new ways
... university, the seamless wall features a high resolution
display system that uses rear projection in order ... just a single screen with close to 9 megapixels resolution
(4,096 x 2,169 pixels) and two projectors (with overlapping fields of projection) to create high- resolution
images and animation.
By using a single screen ...
Are existing large-scale simulations of water dynamics wrong?
... a hill slope, or an entire watershed, the grid resolution
is usually limited by the available computer power. But how does this grid resolution
affect the quality of the solution"
This ... found that the critical limit for the spatial resolution
can be estimated based on more easily available ...
Lensless camera uses X-rays to view nanoscale materials and biological specimens
... penetrate the interior of the object, but their resolution
has traditionally been limited by lens ... The technique can be extended beyond the current resolution
of about 20 nanometers to image the internal ... new lensless imaging technique that enables high resolution
imaging of a specific element buried inside a ...
Research forecasts increased chances for stormy weather
... in the findings," he said.
Pairing the high resolution
of the regional model with multiple global ... The smaller these squares are, the better the resolution
the model can provide.
A model must factor in ... Trieste, Italy. "The regional model has a higher resolution
and provides information on the tens-of-miles ...
Woods Hole Research Center debuts new image mosaic that will strengthen global forest monitoring
... large-scale, wall-to-wall image mosaic at 25 m resolution
for a portion of the Amazon basin
spanning some ... consistent, wall-to-wall observations at fine resolution
of all land areas on the Earth on a repetitive ... earlier been conceived only for coarse and medium resolution
instruments. ALOS is a pathfinder in this context ...
New technique captures chemical reactions in a single living cell at unprecedented resolution
... genes are expressed, all with unprecedented resolution
within a single living cell.
The technique, ... fingerprints of molecules with nanoscale spatial resolution
within a single living cell," said Lee, who is ... one stone," Lee said. "We're reducing the spatial resolution
required to detect the molecule at the same time ...
$1.1 million NSF grant to fund research in advanced light microscopy at UCLA
... confocal laser scanning microscope for nanoscopic resolution
of biological samples.
The device will be used ... microscope is uniquely designed for nanoscopic resolution
of biological and artificial samples. Despite ... is not limited by diffraction and diplays a x10 resolution
improvement over conventional light microscopes. ...
Improved e-jet printing provides higher resolution and more versatility
... new benchmarks for precision control and resolution
in jet-printing processes.
We have invented ... and functional devices that establish new resolution
benchmarks for liquid printing, significantly ... fields to achieve unprecedented levels of resolution
is an important advance.
The researchers e-jet ...
MIT creates 3-D images of living cell
... function, said Badizadegan.
The current resolution
of the new technique is about 500 nanometers, or ... we can attain 150 nanometers, and perhaps higher resolution
is possible, Feld said. We expect this new ... a complement to electron microscopy, which has a resolution
of approximately 10 nanometers.
All in sight
... demands on the camera's optics: similar to animal photography, highest resolution
telephoto lenses are necessary. When mounted to the ship, however, the ... The system generates five thermographic all-round images per second with a resolution
of 7200 x 563 pixels of about 4 megapixels each. The stabilization ...
Chromosomal problems affect nearly all human embryos
... single cell, the team was able to screen embryonic cells at a much higher resolution
than previously, and hence identify more chromosomal abnormalities than ... of studies analysing the genetic composition of human embryos used low resolution
techniques on embryos derived from couples with fertility problems who are ...
New tool for next-generation cancer treatments using nanodiamonds
... Here again, the ability to pattern nanodiamonds with sub-100-nanometer resolution
provides inroads to realizing these devices on a mass scale. The resolution
in nanodiamond patterning demonstrated by the Nanofountain Probe ...
Interventional radiology: From sidelines to mainstream for patients
... Radiology hailed the extension of an American College of Radiology resolution
in support of clinical patient management by vascular and interventional ... specialists bring to quality patient health care.
"Passage of ACR's resolution
22 is a continued endorsement of interventional radiology's unique ...
Study reveals conflict between doctors, midwives over homebirth
... she said.
Last year the American Medical Association passed resolution
205, which states: "the safest setting for labor, delivery and the ... is in the hospital, or a birthing center within a hospital complex" The resolution
was passed in direct response to media attention on home births, the AMA ...
Lyncean Technologies Inc. receives $1.2 M from NCRR to develop new imaging technique
... the development of an x-ray imaging system called "The Clinical High resolution
Imaging System (CHRIS)" which takes advantage of the unique properties of ... fringes. The diverging monochromatic beam already produces very high resolution
images and tomography, due to the point-like source and monochromatic ...
Scientists unlock the secrets of C. difficile's protective shell
... that make up C. difficile 's S-layer. The team also produced lower resolution
images of the two S-layer proteins linked together into the 'building ... an effective vaccine."
The team's next steps will be to produce a high resolution
image of the structure of the whole S-layer, and to further analyse the ...
Tiny details in three dimensions
... symptoms of the disease.
Shock freezing maintains original condition / resolution
up to 5 nanometers
In cryo-electron tomography the organism is shock ... with modifying structures and properties, is no longer necessary. resolution
of five to seven nm allows tiniest structures to be viewed. "The new ...
The Evolution of Human Aggression: Feb. 25-27 conference
... 26, Officers Club, Fort Douglas Panel discussion, Conflict and Conflict resolution
in Great Apes. One panelist is Harvard's Richard Wrangham, who argues that ... the understanding of human rights and encourages nonviolent conflict resolution
and peacemaking. Founded in January 2006, the center is based in the ...
A case of mistaken dino-identity
... has been misidentified.
State Rep. Charles Geren of Fort Worth filed a resolution
Jan. 7 to change the name of the state dinosaur from Pleurocoelus to ... in 2007, Pleurocelus' grand Texas title no longer fit.
Geren filed his resolution
on behalf of constituents at the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History, ...
Bacterial biofilms as fossil makers
... to simulate different conditions to fully replicate this step."
imaging of a trove of half-a-billion-year-old animal embryo fossils from ... The experimental results with modern embryos were compared to the high resolution
images of fossil embryos prepared by colleagues from China, England, ...
Advice to the new administration: UM foreign and domestic policy guide
... the longer that infusion is delayed, the higher ultimately will be the resolution
cost." These expenditures may severely limit ambitious spending plans and ... groups to remain within the process, but it cannot substitute for genuine resolution
of the conflicts that led to violence in the first placeOur first priority ...
AVS 55th International Symposium & Exhibition, Oct. 19-24
... known as suspended microchannel resonator (SMR), which has achieved a resolution
of approximately 1 femtogram, an improvement of six orders of magnitude ... .
Atomic force microscopy with a spatial resolution
of 77 picometers. See: ...
Improving our ability to peek inside molecules
... patterns into usable images.
One method to increase the signal and resolution
of the image is to include a second item with known features during the ... those used in photo and video compression.
According to Hau-Riege, "The resolution
we achieved is among the best ever reported for holography of a ...
Anti-tumor therapy with endoscopic ultrasound may fight cancer more safely and effectively
... endoscopy and ultrasound in order to obtain the most accurate, high resolution
images and information about the digestive tract and the surrounding ... diagnosis using ultrasound-guided biopsy, precise staging with high resolution
ultrasound images and then the enormous opportunity for new therapies with ...