Healing wounds with lasers, vehicles that drive themselves, other cutting-edge optics
... vertical stripe of colors is swept across a screen
faster than the eye can see, so spectators see ... to nanosecond timescales). What is seen on the screen
of the scope is a waveform whose value is graphed ... swept horizontally providing a light-trace on the screen
while, coincidentally, the instantaneous voltage ...
UniPixel Announces Availability of Opcuity(TM) Finger Print Resistant Film Test Samples
... cover film that can be applied to any touch screen
display surface - preventing finger prints and ... production samples that can be applied to touch screen
enabled hand held devices. UniPixel is making ... high performance protective cover film for touch screen
displays. The Company's corporate headquarters ...
Hopkins scientists ID 10 genes associated with a risk factor for sudden cardiac death
... relatively small but "still extremely powerful" screen
correlates genomic architecture with QT ... builds on research published in 2006, when a screen
of 100,000 sites in individuals of European ... January 2009 in PLoS one , widened the original screen
to include multiethnic populations; that study ...
UNC study: Text messaging may help children fight off obesity
... to meet for the number of steps taken, minutes of screen
time and number of sugar-sweetened beverages ... did you drink today?; and (3) how many minutes of screen
time did you have today?
Each family in the ... One example was, "Wow, you met your step and screen
time goals congratulations! What happened to ...
Visual technology enables brain to learn in new ways
... to display images. Tufts' uses just a single screen
with close to 9 megapixels resolution (4,096 x ... images and animation.
By using a single screen
and two projectors, Tufts is able to produce ... minute details that would be imperceptible on a screen
with fewer pixels or tiled images. The VisWall's ...
'Twinkle after-effect' can help retinal patients detect vision loss quickly and cheaply
... see in a blind spot when they stare at a blank screen
after staring at a noisy visual target such as a ... that when someone looks at a television screen
filled with static noise while covering part of ... screen, the blind areas would twinkle when the screen
was turned off and their eyes focused on a blank ...
Putting stem cell research on the fast track
... With this platform we may be able to rapidly screen
new drug candidates that target and kill these ... device will enable drug researchers to quickly screen
thousands of small molecules (the basic element ... within the human genome, Kane said. In order to screen
how all these different DNA sequences affect stem ...
New biomarker method could increase the number of diagnostic tests for cancer
... protein biomarkers in body fluids may ultimately make it possible to screen
multiple biomarkers in hundreds of patient samples, thus ensuring that ... in a sample -- may be suitable for use in preclinical studies to rapidly screen
large numbers of candidate protein biomarkers in the hundreds of patient ...
Researchers from around the globe coming to K-State June 21 for workshop on Fusarium fungus
... more efficient because strategies are more focused."
The ability to screen
for a particular species, or even a specific strain, of Fusarium offers ... "One of the big advances from our research is that the breeder can now can screen
against the strains that they really care about," he said. "The first year ...
GenWay Biotech obtains exclusive rights to AMDL's DR-70 cancer test in US and Canada
... body of data reveals that the test is effective as a general cancer screen
as well. The DR-70 ELISA assay quantifies Fibrin and Fibrinogen ... "The DR-70 cancer test can revolutionize the way people are able to easily screen
their risk of cancer with a simple blood test. We are excited to play an ...
Unifying the animate and the inanimate designs of nature
... to economics."
He describes the law as an animated movie, where one screen
is replaced by another screen
on which the currents flow with greater ease. He sees the constructal law ...
Researchers use brain interface to post to Twitter
... on a computer screen. "We started thinking that moving a cursor on a screen
is a good scientific exercise," says Justin Williams, a UW-Madison ... "And what your brain does is, if you're looking at the 'R' on the screen
and all the other letters are flashing, nothing happens. But when the 'R' ...
2009 ASPB Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship award announcement
... plant to Find New Components of ERECTA Signaling Pathway through EMS screen
This is a huge honor to be recognized by ASPB. I am looking ... The project titled above is going to use a reverse 2-hybrid system to screen
for mutated SAUR19 proteins that no longer interact with a known protein ...
Penn researchers demonstrate a new model for drug discovery with a fluorescent anesthetic
... and to learn more about how they work. The authors identified 1-AMA in a screen
for compounds that bind to a cavity in horse spleen apoferritin, HSAF, ... with the National Chemical Genomics Center in Rockville, Md., to screen
rapidly for novel anesthetic compounds, allowing for the screening of ...
New technique for cancer screening
... and paraffin-embedded for long-term storage, are difficult to screen
for cancer biomarkers due to the low quality of their DNA. It is therefore important to develop new techniques to screen
for DNA methylation that can be used in archival tissues.
Balic and ...
States expand newborn screening for life-threatening disorders
... to join them this year. In fact, 46 states and the District of Columbia screen
for 26 or more of these conditions.
"Newborn screening saved Giana's ... Resource Center to collect the data.
The ACMG recommendation to screen
for 29 conditions has been endorsed by clinicians and researchers alike, ...
Major step for drug discovery and diagnostics
... a general method to study membrane proteins. This method can be used to screen
several thousand proteins, and it will reduce the way from development to ... and our results can already now be used in the pharmaceutical industry to screen
for new drugs and for diagnostics, says Dr. Jean-Luc Popot, head of the ...
Good liquid, bad liquid
... imaging (MRI) technology, typically used by doctors to scan brains, to screen
for harmful liquids, gels, and lotions.
Similar in size and shape to an ... liquid is identified, the machine marks the container on the display screen
with a red dot. Harmless liquids like water or shampoo are marked with a ...
Why you can't hurry love
... a male to signal his suitability to a female and enables the female to screen
out the male if he is unsuitable as a mate.
The research, published ... his appearance alone. The strategic problem the female faces is how to screen
out bad males, and this is where long courtship comes into play. A male is ...
Track your fitness, environmental impact with new cell phone applications
... The programs display motivational pictures on the phone's background screen
that change the more the user works out or uses eco-friendly means of ... Seoul in September. In her study, participants using the UbiFit background screen
maintained their workout activity through the holiday months, while people ...
Scripps research scientists identify compounds for stem-cell production from adult cells
... efficiency is relatively low.
"As a result, we performed a second screen
to find a compound that would synergize with BIX to further increase the ... lead to discovery of different reprogramming mechanisms."
The second screen
identified BayK, a calcium channel agonist, which was selected because it ...
Nanoscopic screening process to speed drug discovery
... times faster than current methods.
The "Lab-on-Bead" process will screen
millions of chemicals simultaneously using tiny plastic beads so small ... of physics at Wake Forest. "By working at this scale, we will be able to screen
more than a billion possible drug candidates per day as opposed to the ...
Photonic crystal biosensors detect protein-DNA interactions
The photonic crystal biosensor technology was further utilized in a screen
for inhibitors of the AIF-DNA interaction, and through this screen
aurin tricarboxylic acid was identified as the first in vitro inhibitor of ...
Rapid test for pathogens developed by K-State researchers
Traditionally, it takes days and multiple lab workers to screen
a sample of soil, water or feces for just one pathogen. Additional time is ... far they can detect as many as 557 genes, making it possible for them to screen
for 40 different species of bacteria, 1,200 serotypes of Salmonella , ...
Sony Cyber-shot Cameras Get Smarter
... 40,000 VGA-quality photos; a
3.5-inch, wide touch panel Xtra Fine LCD(TM) screen
for photo-like viewing
(210 pixel-per-inch resolution) with high contrast ... a "smiley face" icon, which is now a permanent fixture on the
camera's LCD screen
in record mode, and can be toggled off and on at the
touch of a finger. ...
Immune system protein accurate predictor of survival in pediatric septic shock
... admission. Additionally, measuring IL-8 levels would make it possible to screen
lower risk patients out of interventional clinical trials of experimental ... Children's and the study's lead author.
"Using IL-8 as a biomarker to screen
low-risk septic shock patients from clinical trials of experimental or ...
Researchers reveal types of genes necessary for brain development
... and Brandeis University have successfully completed a full-genome RNAi screen
in neurons, showing what types of genes are necessary for brain development. Details of the screen
and its novel methodology are published July 4th in the open-access ...
Automated microfluidic device reduces time to screen small organisms for genetic studies
... and this device allows for consistent and reliable operation to rapidly screen
In the July print issue of the journal Nature ... A third experiment was aimed at demonstrating the ability of the system to screen
organisms based on micro-sized synaptic features of the animals. Results ...
Synthetic molecules may be less expensive alternative to therapeutic antibodies, researchers find
... Medical Center have developed a simple and inexpensive method to screen
small synthetic molecules and pull out a handful that might treat cancer and other diseases less expensively than current methods.
In one screen
of more than 300,000 such molecules, called peptoids, the new technique ...
Unique fungal collection could hold key to future antibiotics
... CABIs unique collection of fungi gathered from all parts of the world, to screen
for potential new antibiotics. Although the first natural product ... likely to be found in fungi and the new joint research facility will also screen
the collection for new nutraceuticals.
Professor Peter Bramley and Dr ...
Team finds an economical way to boost the vitamin A content of maize
Thats really expensive, especially since plant breeders like to screen
hundreds or more plants per cycle, twice a year, he said. The cost was ... low as 0.1 micrograms per gram.
The researchers can now inexpensively screen
different maize varieties for this allele and breed those that contain it ...
Eat chocolate, drink wine, add fun to life: SLU geriatrician shares secrets of staying young
... Dont hesitate in seeking immediate medical treatment by calling 9-1-1.
for cancer. While the single greatest risk for developing cancer is aging, ... a checkup. You need to know whats going on in your body so you can screen
to detect problems early, prevent others from developing and get the best ...
... which the new gene is randomly inserted into a plant chromosome. Then they screen
the gene-altered plants to find the few that might be suitable for ... use. If they want to add two genes, they create twice as many new plants, screen
for single-gene successes, then cross breed them to get both new genes, a ...
New test could help consumers avoid surprise headaches from chocolate, wine
... foods and beverages, according to the researchers. It can also be used to screen
foods that have been deliberately contaminated, they say.
Mathies ... device that consumers can use at home or in a restaurant to instantly screen
a food or beverage sample for the presence of these toxins. More research ...
Reducing risk of hospitalization in the elderly
... are much easier and cheaper to do, and are even more accurate in determining a person's risk of future hospitalization. This gives us the ability to screen
larger groups of people and help those at risk with some simple interventions, such as physical exercise."
Results of national assessment of first responder location systems to be announced Aug. 3
... and fire trucks, and to provide information about the location of all firefighters and the paths they have taken on an easy-to-understand display screen
at the command center. The WPI system also provides physiological monitoring of first responders via a sensor-equipped shirt developed by Foster ...
Newly discovered gene fusion may lead to improved prostate cancer diagnosis
... technology and is currently working with Dr. Rubin, and his collaborator Dr. Arul Chinnaiyan at the University of Michigan, to develop urine tests to screen
for gene fusions as a means of improving upon the current standard PSA test.
Dr. Rubin, working in collaboration with Dr. Chinnaiyan's group at ...
$2 million grant aids study of lung cancer in people who never smoked
... the whole genome is going to be crucial, but we're still seeking additional funding for that."
The ultimate goal is to develop a test to screen
both nonsmokers and long-term former smokers before the onset of symptoms.
"About 10 to 15 years after someone has stopped smoking, their cancer ...
New lab test offers better prediction of HIV microbicide safety
... namely, by disrupting the protective epithelial cell barrier," says Dr. Herold. "If confirmed by further study, this assay should be used early on to screen
for microbicide safety before advancing a product to clinical trials involving thousands of women," she adds.
Dr. Herold is also developing ...
Clinical trial shows quadriplegics can operate powered wheelchair with tongue drive system
... of the magnet with respect to the array of sensors in real-time. This information was then used to control the movements of the cursor on a computer screen
or to substitute for the joystick function in a powered wheelchair. Details on use of the Tongue Drive for wheeled mobility were published in the ...