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Material world: Graphene's versatility promises new applications

... duplicate theoretical predictions for the behavior of ideal graphene. This is due to the fact that ... experimental samples of graphene, which alter the behavior relative to what is expected according to theory. ... to graphene will allow its electrical behavior to more closely approximate theory. This can be ...

REMERON(R) Now Approved in Japan for the Treatment of Depression in Adult Patients

... risk compared to placebo of suicidal thinking and behavior (suicidality) in children, adolescents, and young ... and/or the emergence of suicidal ideation and behavior (suicidality) or unusual changes in behavior, ... drugs increase the risk of suicidal thinking and behavior (suicidality) in children, adolescents, and young ...

Roche Announces Long-Term Commitment to Tackle Growing Epidemic of Diabetes

... wide array of ACCU-CHEK programs centered around behavior Change through Patient Engagement (SM), including ... to tackle the growing epidemic of diabetes by its behavior Change through Patient Engagement (SM) program - ... fully engage patients. Our initiative, behavior Change through Patient Engagement, is all about ...

Nano-sandwich triggers novel electron behavior

... hundreds of papers on it. The team termed the behavior of electrons in graphene "Dirac-like" because of its similarity to the behavior of massless particles as described in an equation ... coined the term "semi-Dirac" to characterize the behavior of electrons in their multilayered vanadium ...

Scientists prove graphene's edge structure affects electronic properties

... predominately zigzag edges exhibited metallic behavior rather than the semiconducting behavior expected from size alone," Lyding said. "This has major implications in that semiconducting behavior is mandatory for transistor fabrication." ...

A snapshot of the transformation

... during cooling. Observing short-lived behavior - how a chemical reaction, structural deformation ... scientists with the ability to image transient behavior with an unprecedented combination of spatial and ... science, non-equilibrium processes and the behavior of matter on very fine scales of length and ...

Penn scientists demonstrate potential of graphene films as next-generation transistors

... have characterized an aspect of graphene film behavior by measuring the way it conducts electricity on a ... The distribution of these charges determines the behavior of graphene transistors and other circuits, ... films that were five or more sheets thick. This behavior is unlike that found for conventional metals or ...

Atomic force microscopy reveals liquids adjust viscosity when confined, shaken

... used atomic force microscopy (AFM) to measure the behavior of thin and thick layers of liquids while they ... material. We observed a nonlinear viscoelastic behavior remarkably similar to that widely observed in ... may apply to all wetting liquids. Since the behavior of confined water observed in these experiments ...

FDA Grants Priority Review for Schering-Plough's Peginterferon Alfa-2b for the Adjuvant Treatment of Patients With Stage III Melanoma

... Depression was most common at 29%. Suicidal behavior including ideation, suicidal attempts, ... in patients on PEGINTRON(TM) therapy. Aggressive behavior sometimes directed towards others has occurred in ... or worsen, or suicidal ideation or aggressive behavior towards others is identified, it is recommended ...

Taming tiny, unruly waves for nano optics

... Georgia Tech have discovered a way to predict the behavior of these unruly waves of light during nanoscale ... of Mechanical Engineering. Understanding the behavior of light at this scale is the key to designing ... flow (also known as a Poynting vector) to predict behavior rather than the direction of the photons. Were ...

Study Published in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health Demonstrated Once-Daily Vyvanse(R) (lisdexamfetamine dimesylate) CII Provided Significant Improvement of ADHD Symptoms for Children at 13 Hours After Administration

... treatment with Vyvanse was associated with significant improvement in behavior and attention in children at each time point measured, with improvement at ... or abnormal EEGs; has or has had high blood pressure; exhibits aggressive behavior or hostility. Tell the doctor immediately if you or your child ...

Disabled and other vulnerable groups more susceptible to terrorism fears

... alert level was higher than it was, and to worry more and change their behavior due to those fears. These findings present evidence that the ... among the physically disabled. "Terrorism-related fears and avoidant behavior can be considered part of the 'disaster burden' the amount of adverse ...

Disabled and other vulnerable groups more susceptible to terrorism fears

... alert level was higher than it was, and to worry more and change their behavior due to those fears. These findings present evidence that the ... among the physically disabled. "Terrorism-related fears and avoidant behavior can be considered part of the 'disaster burden' the amount of adverse ...

APS Healthcare and Thomson Reuters to Manage New York State's Medicaid Clinical Best Practices Review Program

... ) The project leverages the clinical and behavior change expertise of APS Healthcare and the unique analytic and predictive ... health and wellness through education and interventions that promote behavior change, improve health outcomes and reduce long-term healthcare costs. ...

Fitter frames: Nanotubes boost structural integrity of composites

... and the epoxy, the epoxy starts to craze, which is a highly unusual behavior for this particular type of composite, Koratkar said. The epoxy deforms, ... lighter. His research group plans to further investigate crazing behavior in epoxy composites, in order to better understand why the chemical ...

Disabled and other vulnerable groups more susceptible to terrorism fears

... alert level was higher than it was, and to worry more and change their behavior due to those fears. These findings present evidence that the ... among the physically disabled. "Terrorism-related fears and avoidant behavior can be considered part of the 'disaster burden' the amount of adverse ...

Clinical Research Study Focuses on Little Known Behavioral Changes Related to Parkinson's Disease

... Psychosis .' A condition in which patients experience changes in thought, behavior and judgment that can have devastating effects. In more advanced stages ... of Parkinson's disease are difficult to deal with, the changes in thought, behavior and judgment strain the bonds between patients and their caregivers and ...

Orexigen(R) Therapeutics Announces First of Four Phase 3 Trials of Contrave(R) Meets Co-Primary and Key Secondary Endpoints

... the efficacy, safety and tolerability of Contrave with less intensive behavior modification as well as in patients with Type 2 diabetes patients." ... diet and exercise program. The trial included the most intensive behavior modification regimen of the Phase 3 program for Contrave, which resulted, ...

Leading AIDS Experts Urge Greater Focus on Behavior-Change Programs to Prevent HIV

... CEO of CARE USA. "We should not confuse the difficulty in changing human behavior with the inability to do so." The report, titled behavior Change and HIV Prevention: (Re)Considerations for the 21st Century, ...

Many paths, few destinations: How stem cells decide what they'll be

... it supports the idea that cells differentiate through the collective behavior of multiple genes in a network that ultimately leads to just a few ... in the May 22 issue of Nature, give a glimpse into how that collective behavior works, and show that cell populations maintain a built-in variability that ...

NeuroFocus Chief Science Advisor Wins Humboldt Prize

... delineating the contribution of the frontal cortex in orchestrating human behavior and the recent discovery that ultra fast brain oscillations track behavior in the human cortex that earned him nomination and selection as a 2008 ...

CBI and PharmaVoice Announce Recipients of the Strategic Patient Adherence Awards

... reviewed by this year's judging panel made up of Grant Corbett, Founder of behavior Change Solutions, Inc., Robert Nauman, Principal at BioPharma Advisors, ... adherence and persistency programs," said Grant Corbett, Principal, behavior Change Solutions and a judge for the SPA awards. For information about ...

Physicists discover how fundamental particles lose track of quantum mechanical properties

... or bath, of random spins. This scenario describes the underlying behavior of a broad class of materials around us, ranging from quantum spin ... research effort, as this conceptual framework describes the physical behavior of a number of real systems. Among others, these include atomic and ...

Purdue leads center to simulate behavior of micro-electromechanical systems

... officials announced Friday (March 7). The center will focus on the behavior and reliability of miniature switches and is one of five new Centers of ... "predictive science," or applying computational simulations to predict the behavior of complex systems, said Jayathi Y. Murthy, director of the new center and ...

Cellix Ltd. Launches the First Semi-Automated, High Throughput Cell-Adhesion Assay Platform

... Williams, CEO of Cellix Ltd. "Our VenaFlux(TM) accurately replicates cell behavior in human capillaries, an in vitro modeling system that has previously been ... assay company developing technologies that accurately mimic cellular behavior in vivo for cell-based screening in drug discovery. The Company ...

Observant LLC Expands Senior Management Team

... more critical. Dr. Potter also believes strongly that knowledge of health behavior and clinical behavior should be applied to market research. According to ... for a product is a good first step, applying psychological principles of behavior change to market research enhances our clients' ability to influence ...

Argonne researcher studies what makes quantum dots blink

... switch between bright and dark states. This flickering, or blinking, behavior has been widely studied, and it has been found that a single dot can blink ... collaborators has revealed a previously unobserved change in the blinking behavior on time scales less than a few microseconds. This observation is ...

Nanofabrication method paves way for new optical devices

... into microscale patches, they show dramatically different transmission behavior of light compared to an infinite array of holes. The patches appear to ... This feature makes them very attractive in terms of tuning their behavior to a given need with ease. These materials also can be superior as optical ...

'Radio wave cooling' offers new twist on laser cooling

... rules of the everyday, macroscale world give way to the bizarre quantum behavior seen in the smallest particles of matter and light. There may be ... (-273 C or -460 F) , where it would be essentially motionless and quantum behavior should emerge. Laser cooling is akin to using the kinetic energy of ...

Microfluidic chambers advance the science of growing neurons

... an essential step toward developing a method for studying the growth and behavior of individual brain cells. The technique is described this month in the ... or complex mixture of cells complicates the task of characterizing the behavior of individual neurons. One technique for keeping neural cultures alive ...

Growth spurts

... off-limits because electron microscopes require vacuum conditions. We can now see directly what before could only be surmised from the statistical behavior of the ensemble. It's like understanding traffic by watching individual cars instead of listening to the traffic report." ...

PROTOMED SA Chooses HyperWorks to Simulate Implantable Medical Devices

... computational fluid mechanics and trauma simulation capabilities. It will reinforce our technical resources and our ability to anticipate the behavior of new implants in their simulated biological environment." Global healthcare is a dynamic and fast-growing industry. Designers and ...

Breaking barriers with nanoscale lasers

... tools, making them work faster and more efficiently, he says. These advances also represent a major step in nanophotonics the study of the behavior of light on the nanometer scale and the ability to fabricate devices in nanoscale. "Nanolasers can be used for many applications, but the most ...

Charging ahead: University of Houston team revealing secrets of electricity-producing materials

... "We basically predicted that when you poke it, because of this electrical activity, depending upon how big a crater you create, your elastic behavior will change. It's not supposed to. Ordinarily, whether you make a big crater or small crater, if you calculate how stiff it is or soft it is, it'll ...

Studies Presented at International Conference on Alzheimer's Disease Reveal Substantial Economic Costs and Caregiver Burden Associated with Alzheimer's Disease

... costs, and the burden on caregivers," said study investigator, Daniel Murman, M.D., M.S., Associate Professor and Director, Memory Disorders and behavior Neurology Program with the Department of Neurological Sciences at the University of Nebraska Medical Center . "This information shows that not only ...

Professor Fisher receives ASEE's Beer and Johnston Award

... polymer systems; multiscale modeling of nano-composites and materials; mechanical characterization of materials at the nanoscale ; viscoelastic behavior of polymeric materials hybrid finite element micromechanics methods; NEMS/MEMS sensors and devices; and vibration energy harvesting. ...

Unexpectedly long-range effects in advanced magnetic devices

... may add new scientific challenges to the design and manufacture of future ultra-high density data storage devices. The team was studying the behavior of nanoscale structures that sandwich thin layers of materials with differing magnetic properties. In the past few decades such structures have been ...

Study Showed VYVANSE(R) (lisdexamfetamine dimesylate) CII Provided Significant Efficacy at 14 Hours After Administration in Adults with ADHD in an Adult Simulated Workplace Environment

... abnormal sounds, or has been diagnosed with psychosis; has had seizures or abnormal EEGs; has or has had high blood pressure; exhibits aggressive behavior or hostility. Tell the doctor immediately if you or your child develops any of these conditions or symptoms while taking Vyvanse. Abuse ...

Bilayer graphene gets a bandgap

... to defects," says Wang. "A tiny amount of impurity or defect doping can create a big change in the resistance of the graphene and mask the intrinsic behavior of the material. That's why we decided to go with optical measurements at the Advanced Light Source." Using infrared beamline 1.4 at the ALS, ...

Orexigen(R) Therapeutics Presents Additional NB-302 Contrave(R) Data at American Diabetes Association (ADA) 69th Scientific Sessions

... at nine U.S. centers. The trial evaluated the additional weight loss of Contrave (32mg naltrexone SR/360mg bupropion SR) when added to an intensive behavior modification program consisting of counseling, diet and exercise. The co-primary endpoints were percent change in total body weight from baseline ...
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