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New organic material may speed Internet access

... is the process by which multiple signals or data streams are combined and transmitted on a single channel, thus saving expensive bandwidth. Demultiplexing is ... engineers are working to increase the speed at which information can be transmitted and routed along a network. They are hoping to achieve a major leap in ...

Helping Young Women Succeed in Today's Unpredictable World

... women also need to protect themselves against HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). "Young women are actively beginning to shape their ... pregnancy. Plan B (R) does not protect against HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Side effects may include nausea, abdominal pain, fatigue, ...

Vaccine Against the Chikungunya Virus in Development by a Public-Private Partnership

... One of these diseases is caused by the Chikungunya virus, which is transmitted by mosquitoes. Originally, the disease was confined to Africa, but later ... by the year 2012. Chikungunya is a serious viral illness, which is transmitted by the Asian tiger mosquito. The disease causes a sudden high fever, a ...

Tips from the journals of the American Society for Microbiology

... in the August 2008 issue of the journal Infection and Immunity . transmitted by infected fleas, Yersinia pestis is the causative agent responsible ... of infection. Pneumonic plague can also be generated into aerosols and transmitted from human to human placing it at serious risk for use as weapon of ...

Virginia Tech researchers discover how mosquitoes avoid succumbing to viruses they transmit

... the mosquito and the virus. In other words, to complete the circle and be transmitted back to a vertebrate host, the virus must submit, to some extent, to the ... small RNAs from mosquitoes infected with an arbovirus a virus that is transmitted by an arthropod vector , said Myles. The researchers used an Illumina ...

Tips from the journals of the American Society for Microbiology

... in the August 2008 issue of the journal Infection and Immunity . transmitted by infected fleas, Yersinia pestis is the causative agent responsible ... of infection. Pneumonic plague can also be generated into aerosols and transmitted from human to human placing it at serious risk for use as weapon of ...

Tips from the journals of the American Society for Microbiology

... in the August 2008 issue of the journal Infection and Immunity . transmitted by infected fleas, Yersinia pestis is the causative agent responsible ... of infection. Pneumonic plague can also be generated into aerosols and transmitted from human to human placing it at serious risk for use as weapon of ...

Cardiac Science Launches 'Anywhere' Data Management for HIS and EMR Systems

... -- Eliminates transcription errors, since everything is electronically transmitted and physician over reads are transmitted directly into the patient file; and, -- Reduces billing errors, ...

3-D photonic crystals will revolutionize telecommunications

... being funded by the European Union. Many times more information can be transmitted by light in the same time as has so far been possible with electricity. ... websites, photographs or music, for example, are now increasingly being transmitted in optical fibers. At present, however, this technology still has one ...

Make way for the real nanopod

... from a nearby transmitting antenna and when the frequencies of the transmitted carrier wave matched the nanotube resonance frequency, radio reception ... Using a slightly different configuration, the researchers successfully transmitted and received signals across a distance of several meters. The ...

World's smallest radio uses single nanotube to pick up good vibrations

... year - Derek & The Dominos' "Layla" and the Beach Boys' "Good Vibrations" transmitted from across the room. In homage to last year's 100th anniversary of the first voice and music radio transmission, they also transmitted and successfully tuned in to the first music piece broadcast in 1906, ...

Breaking barriers with nanoscale lasers

... computers get faster, the communication between different parts in a computer creates a processing bottleneck, he explains. Since a signal can be transmitted between computer components much faster by a light wave emitted by a laser than by metal wires, optical communication (communication using light) is ...

Sanofi Pasteur Responds to Nation's Need for Hib Vaccine With Increased Supply

... About Hib Disease Haemophilus influenzae type b, or Hib, is a bacterium that resides in the upper respiratory tract of humans and is usually transmitted by coughing or sneezing. Invasive Hib disease can be very severe, and can cause hospitalization or even death. Before Hib vaccines were available, ...

Solon Manufacturing Company Acquires PurFybr Brands; Adds Influenza Virus Diagnostic Swabs to Product Line

... Among its products, the company's ultra micro fine wires have been shown to be highly effective in testing for and collecting specimens for sexually transmitted diseases. Solon fully expects to meet all current and future PurFybr orders and has scheduled the transfer of equipment and inventory during the ...

Dow AgroSciences Confirms Efficacy of Zinc Finger Nucleases for Precise Genome Modification in Maize

... domain without random integration of DNA from the donor or the ZFN. Dow AgroSciences research also proved that the herbicide tolerance gene was transmitted to the next generation via normal reproduction. Finally, the research illustrated the dual benefits of herbicide tolerance and reduced phytate ....

AMG Launches EVOS fl, an 'Evolutionary' Fluorescence Microscope Based on Innovative EVOS Platform

... an external computer. Mouse control and a streamlined user interface provide tools for adjusting illumination levels, balancing fluorescence and transmitted light channels, capturing image data and saving it to a portable USB drive.     "AMG is very pleased to be introducing ...

International science consortium publishes analysis of domestic cattle genome sequence

... diseases that affect cattle. Some of those diseases, including bovine spongiform encephalopathy, commonly known as mad cow disease, also can be transmitted although very rarely to humans. Like humans and other mammals, the chromosomes of domestic cattle contain segmental duplications, which are ...

State-of-the-art electron microscope promises to aid major research advances

... functions, he said. Because it is a digital instrument, unlike most earlier analog microscopes, images and spectroscopy experiments can be transmitted over the Internet in real time, with a voice track to describe the observations to a properly equipped classroom, for students of any age. "We ...

Spinning carbon nanotubes spawns new wireless applications

... created a dipole antenna using double-sided transparent tape and silver paste. He was immediately successful in transmitting radio signals. "It transmitted almost as well as the copper did, but at about one ten-thousandth of the weight," says Mast. "Then I decided to dismantle my cell phone," says ...

Ecologists propose first prevention for white-nose syndrome death in bats

... think we can solve this issue," says Willis. Further, saving afflicted animals may not be sustainable in the long term, say the authors. If WNS is transmitted in spring and summer by surviving bats, saving its carriers will also save the disease, they write. At present, the search for a remedy for this ...

Schering-Plough Announces Collaboration With World Health Organization to Provide Access to Pandemic Influenza Vaccine Technology to Developing Countries

... produce and market human vaccines, building on existing expertise within Schering-Plough. Nobilon focuses on respiratory, traveler's and sexually transmitted infections. One of its core expertises is large-scale cell culture production of viruses, including influenza. For more information, go to the ...

Romark Announces Presentation of New Data for Controlled Release Nitazoxanide in Chronic Hepatitis C

... It is the most common cause of chronic hepatitis in the U.S. and may eventually lead to cirrhosis, liver cancer and liver failure. The disease is transmitted by contact with HCV-infected blood. A large majority of those infected do not show symptoms, but fatigue, abdominal pain and nausea can be common. ...

Developing a Safer and More Effective Way to Deliver Rabies Antibodies

... in developing countries," said Charles E. Rupprecht, V.M.D., chief of the CDC's Rabies Program. Rabies is a viral disease of mammals which is transmitted through the bite of infected animals. The virus infects the central nervous system, causing inflammation of the brain and ultimately death, if ...

Virginia Tech engineers investigate energy independent monitoring system for bridges

... and monitor any changes. The system is passive and non-destructive. The research targets both steel and concrete bridges. The sensor data, transmitted through a wireless system, will feed computer models of the structure and a data interpretation system that will make assessments and predictions of ...

BioComp Pharma Launches First Generic Drug for Tindamax(R)

... of Chain Drug Stores.(2) With an estimated 7.4 million new cases of trich in men and women each year,(3) it is the most common curable sexually transmitted disease in young, sexually-active women in the United States.(4) BV affects almost one-third of women (29.2 percent) in the United States(5) and is ...

Sangamo BioSciences Initiates Phase 1 Trial of CCR5-ZFP Therapeutic to Treat HIV/AIDS

... uses as a co-receptor to gain entry into immune cells. CCR5 is perhaps the most important of the known co-receptors for HIV, since the most commonly transmitted strains of HIV are strains that bind to CCR5 -- so-called "R5" strains. A small fraction of the population carries a mutation in their CCR5 gene, ...

IDRI Collaborates with the Brazilian Butantan Institute To Develop Novel Vaccines Against Leishmaniasis

... a widespread parasitic illness that has caused epidemics in India, Africa, Latin America and along the Mediterranean coast. Leishmania parasites are transmitted to humans through the bite of infected sandflies. Visceral leishmaniasis, the most severe form of the disease, causes fatal infections of internal ...

Purdue researcher invents molecule that stops SARS

... weapon. It is important to develop a treatment as a safeguard." According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the virus can be transmitted through coughing or sneezing, and the infection can quickly spread from person to person. SARS, or Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome, spread through ...

New one-of-a-kind technology will fly on 2 NASA missions

... technique with less performance," Yeh said. The third chip the Low Density Parity Check encoder, adds redundancy information to data before it is transmitted to Earth. This allows for error corrections caused by signal degradation. A fourth chip, the previously developed lossless data compression chip ...

New one-of-a-kind technology will fly on two NASA missions

... technique with less performance," Yeh said. The third chip the Low Density Parity Check encoder, adds redundancy information to data before it is transmitted to Earth. This allows for error corrections caused by signal degradation. A fourth chip, the previously developed lossless data compression chip ...

The Female Health Company Reports Record Results for Fiscal Year 2008, at High End of Guidance

... in Chicago, IL, is the maker of the FC Female Condom (FC1 and FC2), a revolutionary option offering women dual protection against both sexually transmitted diseases, including HIV/AIDS, and unintended pregnancy. FHC was created as a worldwide company in February 1996 with the purchase of Chartex ...

UCF professor develops vaccine to protect against black plague bioterror attack

... studies. Pneumonic plague is spread through the air. Without treatment a person can die within days. Bubonic plague is the more common form and is transmitted through fleabites and kills about 70 percent of those infected within 4-7 days if not treated. It was the version that ravaged Europe. If the early ...

Let the games begin! Nanosoccer at 2009 RoboCup in Austria

... Viewed under a microscope, the soccer nanobots are operated by remote control and move in response to changing magnetic fields or electrical signals transmitted across the microchip arena. "Nanoscale" refers to their mass. The bots are a few tens of micrometers to a few hundred micrometers long, but their ...

The Female Health Company to Present at Rodman & Renshaw 10th Annual Global Investment Conference

... in Chicago, IL, is the maker of the FC Female Condom (FC1 and FC2), a revolutionary option offering women dual protection against both sexually transmitted diseases, including HIV/AIDS, and unintended pregnancy. FHC was created as a worldwide company in February 1996 with the purchase of Chartex ...

Dorset County Hospital Enhances MRSA Surveillance Programme Through Rapid Patient Screening

... patients who carry the bacteria on their skin or nasal passages, i.e. colonised patients. This is important because MRSA bacteria can be easily transmitted from patient to patient and can lead to serious infections. Previously, screening technology took at least 24 hours by a process of growing the ...

Romark Announces Presentation of New Data for Nitazoxanide in Chronic Hepatitis C at AASLD 2008

... It is the most common cause of chronic hepatitis in the U.S. and may eventually lead to cirrhosis, liver cancer and liver failure. The disease is transmitted by contact with HCV-infected blood. A large majority of those infected do not show symptoms, but fatigue, abdominal pain and nausea can be common. ...

Sangamo BioSciences Presents Data at ICAAC Demonstrating 'In Vivo' Protection Against HIV Infection by CCR5-ZFN Therapeutic

... uses as a co-receptor to gain entry into immune cells. CCR5 is perhaps the most important of the known co-receptors for HIV, since the most commonly transmitted strains of HIV are strains that bind to CCR5 -- so-called "R5" strains. A small fraction of the population carries a mutation in their CCR5 gene, ...

SuperGen to Announce 2008 Third Quarter Financial Results November 4, 2008

... management team will provide details of the Company's financial results and any revised outlook for the future. A press release will be transmitted to the news media immediately following the close of the market on November 4th. The Company will host a conference call and webcast to discuss the ...

Romark Laboratories Announces Presentation of New Nitazoxanide Data at 59th Annual AASLD Meeting and 50th Anniversary IASL Meeting in San Francisco

... It is the most common cause of chronic hepatitis in the U.S. and may eventually lead to cirrhosis, liver cancer and liver failure. The disease is transmitted by contact with HCV-infected blood. A large majority of those infected do not show symptoms, but fatigue, abdominal pain and nausea can be common. ...

FDA Approves Duramed's LoSEASONIQUE(R) Oral Contraceptive

... side effects, especially in women over 35 years. Oral contraceptives do not protect against HIV infection (AIDS) and other sexually transmitted diseases. About Barr Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Barr Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a global specialty pharmaceutical company that operates in more than 30 ...
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