New adhesive mimics gecko toe hairs
... of force to make it stick. Changes made to the plastic backing enabled the directional
adhesion reported in this new material to work on truly vertical surfaces. ... "With friction only, a gecko would fall from a wall or ceiling. With directional
adhesion, a gecko can stop itself from falling because the mechanism works ...
Spring 'blockbuster' movie now showing
... as the basis for nanosized spintronic devices. Spin, a quantum mechanical property arising from the magnetic field of a spinning electron, carries a directional
value of either "up" or "down" that can be used to encode data in the 0s and 1s of the binary system. Spintronic devices promise to be smaller, ...
VGI Announces the Launch of DISMISS Instruments for the VerteLoc™ Minimally Invasive Spine Stabilization System
... Innovations, Inc. (VGI), announces the launch of a new surgical instrumentation system, named DISMISS®.
"DISMISS® stands for directional
Instrument System for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery," stated VGI's President and CEO, Dan Grayson. "We have received very positive ...
Dry adhesive based on carbon nanotubes gets stronger, with directional gripping ability
... normal direction," explained Liming Dai, the Wright Brothers Institute Endowed Chair in the School of Engineering at the University of Dayton. "This directional
difference in the adhesion force is a significant improvement that could help make this material useful as a transient adhesive."
The key to the ...
Zounds Hearing Develops and Releases Power BTE Hearing Aid
... hearing loss (unique to Power BTE) -- Patented noise cancellation technology eliminates up to 90 percent of background noise -- directional
microphones continually scan the user environment to generate exceptional voice clarity in even noisy environments -- Custom programming of 16 ...
Scientists demonstrate highly directional semiconductor lasers
... Harvard University in collaboration with researchers from Hamamatsu Photonics in Hamamatsu City, Japan, have demonstrated, for the first time, highly directional
semiconductor lasers with a much smaller beam divergence than conventional ones. The innovation opens the door to a wide range of applications in ...
News from the March 2008 American Physical Society Meeting
... a high-temperature superconductor with a particular arrangement of electrical charges known as "stripes." The finding was uncovered during studies of directional
dependence in the material's electron-transport and magnetic properties. In the 2D plane, the material acts as a superconductor - conducts ...
Georgia Reproductive Specialists is First in Southeast to Offer Pioneering Test of Women's Biological Clock
... a woman to compare her estimated egg supply with the normal range
expected for women of the same age.
The Plan Ahead Report provides valuable directional
which women planning to have children after their late twenties should seek
further advice from fertility experts to help ensure ...
HollisterStier Offers Comfort With New ComforTen(TM) Multiple Skin Testing Device
... ComforTen device with depth control guards
will produce ten reproducible skin tests resulting in well-defined
reactions. The device is equipped with directional
indicators to help
ensure the proper orientation and application. About HollisterStier's Allergy Business Unit HollisterStier Laboratories LLC ( ...
Generate High-Quality, Directional Plasmid cDNA Libraries
... vectors (table
1). In each system, directional
cDNA synthesis 1 is optimized
using ... and
more full-length clones.
The ... XR library construction
kits feature directional
cDNA synthesis** using Stratagenes cDNA
More siRNA Vectors for RNA Interference
... and contains the overhanging 5' ends to facilitate efficient and directional
cloning into these plasmids. The insert for p Silencer 1.0-U6 ... with two different restriction enzymes to facilitate
cloning. The linearized vectors are purified to
Constructing Directional cDNA Libraries from Limited Amounts of RNA
... use as little as 50 ng of
total RNA as starting material to construct directional
libraries in plasmid
vectors. The method featured in this kit combines ... designed LIC ends. 1-3 The PCR
products are ready for purification and directional
cloning into a vector with
compatible LIC overhangs. The kit offers ...
Expression and Purification of Recombinant Proteins That Have Native Amino
Highly efficient, directional
cloning of the desired insert into the
pCAL-n-EK vector is by ... the pCAL-n-EK
vector single-stranded tails, thus allowing for directional
PCR amplification, the PCR product is ...
High-Level Protein Expression, One-Column Purification, and FLAG
Epitope Tagging in E. coli
Highly efficient, directional
cloning of the desired insert into the
pCAL-n-FLAG vector is by ... the
pCAL-n-FLAG vector single-stranded tails, thus allowing for directional
cloning. Following PCR amplification , the PCR product is ...
New Yeast Cloning System for Producing Proteins with Native Amino Acid
... This system uses
ligation-independent cloning (LIC) for efficient and directional
cloning of PCR
products immediately downstream of the ... advantage that the pESP-2 vector offers is efficient
LIC 2-4 cloning of PCR products immediately
downstream of a ...
Versatile Vectors for Ponasterone A- Inducible Control of Gene Expression in
... to contain an array of restriction sites positioned
cloning of inserts derived from Lambda ZAP -derived
cDNA ... convenient means to
monitor gene expression, and allow high-efficiency directional
cloning of any
insert due to the versatile MCS.
Wardrivers now exploiting your wireless service with ease
... This is a widespread issue and specialized equipment is not necessary.
Though Cantennas Work, Who Needs Them?
There are many types of directional
antennae you get obtain. These range from the pre-built type to the do-it-yourself cans that are made from potato chips cans, coffee cans and even ...
Avoid oblivion by choosing a brand name that dominates
... highly functional on its own and would not require a bottomless pit. Good names work and climb on their own in cyber-branding. Names have their own directional
sense, an upward or a downward mobility of their own. Ad spending can assist just hold a bit but cannot save a downward slide.
The rule of cyber ...
Fitchburg tech campus offers free wireless access
... but would be evaluated after some time has passed.
"At some point in the future we may decide we need to add some antennas," he said, particularly directional
antennas with greater signal strength than the omnidirectional one that has been installed.
The hotspot has excited city officals, some of whom ...
High Electrotransformation Efficiencies Obtained With DNA From Ligation Mixtures
... (LTI) using the ligation conditions
described above. (The 4.1 kb pSPORT 1 vector contains SalI and NotI restriction
sites for directional
cloning of the cDNA.)
One l aliquots of the sample DNA were mixed with 40 l of
A New Lambda Vector for Mammalian Expression
... needs. The Lambda ZAP-CMV XR library construction
kit includes the directional
cDNA synthesis kit, the Lambda ZAP-CMV XR vector,
Gigapack III Gold ... G418