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First step to converting solar energy using 'artificial leaf'

... step to converting sunlight into energy using an artificial leaf. The researchers will be publishing an ... at nano scale They are the subject of dreams: artificial forests at nano scale. Or pavements and motorways ... of clean energy. But before this can happen, artificial photosynthesis systems first have to be developed ...

Scientists determine the structure of highly efficient light-harvesting molecules in green bacteria

... The team's results one day could be used to build artificial photosynthetic systems, such as those that ... the team's results may one day be used to build artificial photosynthetic systems that convert solar energy ... are rather simple, so they are good models for artificial systems," he said. "You can make structures out ...

Video: Turning Hope Into Reality - VA Research to Restore Veterans' Abilities

... VA is launching a three-year study of an artificial arm that allows those who have lost their limb to ... allow engineers to refine the prototype of the artificial arm, which was developed through the Defense ... modernizing the materials and design of artificial limbs to meet Veterans' lifestyle and medical ...

Michigan Company Founded upon What Could Be History's Most Important Breakthrough in AI and Robotics

... built upon the foundation of a revolutionary new artificial intelligence patent that enables contemplative, ... new jobs via subsidiary ventures spawned by these artificial minds. Lansing, ... been formed based upon a new and revolutionary artificial intelligence patent issuing today, essentially ...

Dry Eye Survey: Ophthalmologists Cite Treatment Limitations/Gaps in Treatment of Moderate to Severe Dry Eye

... an intermediate treatment option between artificial tears and more aggressive treatments. Treatment ... by prescription for more than two decades. Unlike artificial tear substitutes that have a residence time ... who may not be receiving adequate relief from artificial tears or who may use preserved tears too often. ...

Scientists restore movement to paralyzed limbs through artificial brain-muscle connections

... demonstrated for the first time that a direct artificial connection from the brain to muscles can restore ... a robotic limb. Other researchers have delivered artificial stimulation directly to paralyzed arm muscles in ... using implanted circuits to create long-lasting artificial connections, allowing more time for learning and ...

"Put Down the BBQ Ribs, We've Found You a Donor Heart," Nurse Tells Patient : Ohio Father near Death Gets Second Chance at Life with CardioWest™ temporary Total Artificial Heart

... be found, a CardioWest™ temporary Total artificial Heart." Doctors implanted Jim with the CardioWest artificial heart on May 26, 2008. After two months of life with the artificial heart, Jim, who was once hours from death, got ...

CardioWest™ Artificial Heart Approved For Highest Reimbursement in CMS History : Plus Up To $53,000 New Technology Add-on Payments

... to reimburse the CardioWest temporary Total artificial Heart (TAH-t) through the highest paying ... In addition, CMS also approved the CardioWest artificial heart for new technology add-on payments for FY ... CMS reversed its 1986 non-coverage policy for artificial hearts and approved Medicare reimbursement for ...

Glowing zebrafish help researchers track role of sugars in the cell

... Berkeley -- Using artificial sugar and some clever chemistry, University of ... Bertozzi has developed is to feed cells an artificial sugar that looks so much like the real thing that ... their colleagues soaked zebrafish embryos in the artificial sugar N-azidoacetylgalactosamine, which the ...

Adoption of Spinal Nonfusion Technologies Doubled in One Year

... From Q4 2006 to Q4 2007, artificial disc and dynamic stabilization nonfusion segments ... surgeons on nonfusion technologies, such as artificial discs and dynamic stabilization devices, ... Marketrack(TM) data, please contact MRG. About artificial Discs and Dynamic Stabilization Procedures With ...

Edwards Lifesciences Celebrates 50 Years of Life-Saving Innovations

... development of the first commercially available artificial heart valve by Miles "Lowell" Edwards and Dr. ... of a 2007 Lasker Award for the development of artificial heart valves. "I'm proud of my ... Lowell Edwards to focus first on developing an artificial heart valve, for which there was an immediate ...

On the trail of rogue genetically modified pathogens

... a set of DNA markers that can distinguish between artificial vector sequences and natural DNA sequences. Natural plasmids and artificial vector sequences have much in common, but these ... was developed to compare all available sequenced artificial vectors with available natural sequences, ...

Video: Trinity Mother Frances Neurosurgeon Using New Disc System for Patients With Degenerative Diseases of the Neck

... First FDA-Approved artificial Disc For The Cervical Spine Now Available In ... The new artificial disc, called the PRESTIGE(R) Cervical Disc, is the first artificial disc approved for the cervical spine by the U.S. ...

MIT: Leveraging learning for artificial respiration

... to design more effective and less costly artificial respirators. The new approach could minimize the ... up for changes in the spontaneous rhythm due to artificial lung inflation, says Poon. In tests of rats under artificial respiration, Poon found that, if using a suitable ...

MIT: Leveraging learning for artificial respiration

... to design more effective and less costly artificial respirators. The new approach could minimize the ... up for changes in the spontaneous rhythm due to artificial lung inflation, says Poon. In tests of rats under artificial respiration, Poon found that, if using a suitable ...

Assembling cells into artificial 3-D microtissues, including a tiny gland

... only a handful of cells, they could eventually be scaled up to make artificial organs that could help scientists understand the interactions among cells ... She expects that eventually, clusters could be built on clusters to make artificial organs that someday may be implanted into humans. "Our method allows ...

Ganeden Biotech and Heartland Sweeteners to Produce Probiotic Sweetener

... Leaders in probiotics and artificial sweeteners partner to produce world's first probiotic-enhanced sweetener; ... companies will work together in the coming months to develop a no-calorie artificial sweetener to be distributed nationally in retail grocers, including many ...

AIM Pharmakon (API) Announced a New Proprietary Premium-Quality Natural Concentrated Liquid Calcium and Mineral Supplement Now Available Direct to Consumers

... components. Unique product features are: no preservatives, no artificial colors and no artificial flavors. Adequate intake of bioavailable calcium helps to achieve peak ...

A Scientific Milestone: Sex of Dolphin at SeaWorld San Diego Determined Prior to Conception

... produce female or male offspring through the use of sperm sexing and artificial insemination technologies. The SeaWorld and Busch Gardens Reproductive ... http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090116/CLF054 ) "Our artificial insemination program has produced four sex-selected dolphin calves at ...

Victhom announces the completion of the second phase of the apnea therapy development

... technologies with various degrees of success. The issue seems to be that artificial sensors that need to be placed in the airway of patients are neither ... that feature neurosensing and neurostimulation components, integrated with artificial intelligence. Victhom's Biotronix division develops biomechatronic ...

Using living cells as nanotechnology factories

... self-assemble into patterned structures. "This is a good example of artificial nanostructures that can be replicated using the machineries in live cells" ... consider next. "The fact that the natural cellular machinery can tolerate artificial DNA objects is quite intriguing, and we don't know what the limit is yet." ...

Nano-Bio-Info-Cogno Revolutions to be Explored at Convergence08 Unconference - Forecaster Paul Saffo to Keynote

... on controversial NBIC topics including Synthetic Biology, Longevity, and artificial Intelligence. Dr. Barney Pell, founder of Powerset and search strategist ... Now Foundation, Methuselah Foundation, and the Singularity Institute for artificial Intelligence. Cooperating Organizations include Acceleration Studies ...

Quantum computing breakthrough arises from unknown molecule

... Klimeck says. "We can control the location of the electron in this artificial atom and, therefore, control the quantum state with an externally applied ... occurring arsenic at one end in a normal spherical shape and a new, artificial atom at the other end in a flattened, 2-D shape. By controlling the ...

Researchers engineer new polymers to change their stiffness and strength when exposed to liquids

... (soft) state. Building on their recent success on the fabrication of artificial polymer nanocomposites containing rigid cellulose nanofibers, which earned ... the architecture nature 'designed' for the sea cucumbers and created artificial materials that display similar mechanical morphing characteristics. The ...

USC and second sight announce European clinical trial for Argus II retinal implant

... of Health (NIH), and the Department of Energys Office of Science (DOE) artificial Retina Project, which is helping to advance the implants design and ... "We are excited about the progress being made in the development of this artificial retina technology," says Stephen Rose, PhD, Chief Research Officer, ...

Aton Pharma Introduces Expanded Distribution of Lacrisert(R) (hydroxypropyl cellulose ophthalmic insert) at Hawaiian Eye

... dry eye and available by prescription for more than two decades. Unlike artificial tear substitutes that have a residence time measured in minutes, Lacrisert ... to severe dry eye patients who may not be receiving adequate relief from artificial tears or who may use preserved tears too often. In a study comparing ...

Harmonex Introduces CliniCom(TM), a Breakthrough in Psychiatric Intake and Assessment Technology

... Advanced artificial Intelligence Software Is Cost-Effective, Time-Saving ATLANTA, Oct. 1 ... software development company specializing in knowledge base management and artificial intelligence based software tools, developed the core software platform ...

Microbix Sales Grow 22% For Nine Months

... has the potential to provide a new entry company with full IP exclusivity. As previously reported term sheet agreements have already been signed with artificial insemination companies worldwide." Urokinase The Company acquired all Urokinase assets from ImaRx Therapeutics, Inc. of Tucson, Arizona, ...

W.M. Keck Foundation Awards $1 Million to Hutchinson Center Scholar to Study How Cells Go Awry

... research. Shou, an assistant member of the Center's Basic Sciences Division, studies social interactions between cells. Her lab set up an artificial system in which two sets of yeast cells are forced to cooperate when each lacks the ability to make an essential nutrient required for life. Each ...

Five Questions About Protopic (tacrolimus) Ointment

... with the use of Protopic are sensation of skin burning or itching, flu-like symptoms and headaches. Patients using Protopic should avoid natural or artificial sunlight (sun lamps or tanning beds). Patients should not use Protopic if they have a skin infection on the area of skin to be treated. The skin ...

Model predicts evolution of Mediterranean landscape following fires

... study, James D. A. Millington, from Michigan State University in the United States, tells SINC. 'Cellular automata' are mathematical tools used in artificial intelligence to track the movement of linked objects within a grid (in this case a map). Millington says this model is able to represent ...

Practice makes perfect -- motor memory possible for neuroprosthetic control

... to complete a motor action. The finding could have a role in increasing the ease with which physically disabled people can master the control of artificial limbs and other disembodied devices. Scientists at the University of California, Berkeley, taught macaque monkeys to use their own brain signals ...

Microbix Files First Patent Applications On Novel Technology Platform For Large Semen Sexing Market

... technology. Both are critical market factors that Microbix believes will allow the company to effectively penetrate and even expand the $3 billion artificial Insemination (AI) market. Semen sexing is instrumental to the dairy industry due to the growing international demand for female offspring and the ...

Scientists create first electronic quantum processor

... with a group of theoretical physicists led by Steven Girvin, the Eugene Higgins Professor of Physics & Applied Physics, the team manufactured two artificial atoms, or qubits ("quantum bits"). While each qubit is actually made up of a billion aluminum atoms, it acts like a single atom that can occupy two ...

Victhom announces completion of joint venture agreement with Otto Bock for Neurobionix activities

... of technologies and products involving implantable devices that feature neurosensing and neurostimulation components, integrated with artificial intelligence. Victhom's Biotronix division develops biomechatronic products to support or replace peripheral limbs in what is known as the orthotics ...

Photos: Breakthrough Technology Enables Edible TruTag(TM) to Prevent Counterfeit Medicine

... spills, and with additional applications in industrial cleaning and environmental management. Eyegenix(TM) is developing a bio-integrating artificial cornea which holds the promise of returning sight to 10 million people worldwide who are blind from corneal disease. TruTag(TM) is a ...

HealthCore Responds to Need for Real-world Health Outcomes Information on Drugs and Devices with Physician Network and Prospective Effectiveness Research

... safety of products and devices. "In the past, decision-makers have been challenged in obtaining applicable outcomes information, because of the artificial nature of findings derived from controlled clinical trials," said Mark Cziraky, HealthCore's vice president of research and development operations. ...

Microbix Sales Grow Over 30% In The Second Quarter; Up 43% In The First Half '09

... and also provides a significant competitive advantage over existing technology. It will give the Company a strong patent position in a $ 3 billion artificial insemination market which has no regulatory barrier to entry." The Company is currently evaluating non-dilutive ways to advance the product. ...

Victhom and Otto Bock sign partnership agreement to establish joint venture for Neurobionix activities

... of technologies and products involving implantable devices that feature neurosensing and neurostimulation components, integrated with artificial intelligence. Victhom's Biotronix division develops biomechatronic products to support or replace peripheral limbs in what is known as the orthotics ...

Microbix Announces A New Technology Platform For The SST Project

... departure from other methods to separate sperm cells by sex, and will potentially provide the Company with a further entree into the global artificial Insemination (AI) industry. The technology affords shareholders a strong and exclusive intellectual property position and a simplified path through ...
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