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Traffic Control Boxes to Help Road Monitoring

...nology of these devices is very reliable, and such detectors are becoming more widespread as congestion increas...ds resurfacing -- to be retrieved later. Traffic detectors are being deployed in larger numbers to address the costs of traffic congestion, Coifman pointed out...

Are Main Rivers in Himalayas Under Threat?

...orts are not made to recover two missing radiation detectors in the Himalayan ranges, another Chernobyl could e...yan range, the Nanda Devi, to locate two radiation detectors planted there by Western governments to spy on China's nuclear programme. The Ganges and the Brahm...

Asthmatics Arrived in Hyderabad to Take Fish Medicine

...ice have tightened the security in the area. Metal detectors and closed circuit television cameras have been installed in the light of last month's bomb blast at the historic Mecca Masjid here that had claimed nine lives. Hyderabad District Collector R.V. Chandravadhan said 24 fish dispensing counters have b...

The Rate of Accident Deaths Much Higher

...redited seat belts and air bags in vehicles, smoke detectors in homes and stiff drunken driving laws with reducing deaths. But now that ground is being lost on account of an increasing rate of fall among the elderly and deaths related to overdoses of drugs, both legal and illegal, according to Alan McMillan...

Food Odors Linked With Lifespan in Fruit Flies

...abolic measurements for the study, using sensitive detectors in his laboratory at NMSU to analyze the aerobic r...abolic measurements for the study, using sensitive detectors in his laboratory at NMSU to analyze the aerobic respiration of the tiny flies. Carefully controllin...

Scientists Identity Genetic Risk Factor for Head and Neck Cancer

... might lead to cancer. In these systems, molecular detectors scan the DNA for injury. A sort of local operation is then performed to cut out and dispose of the damaged segment and replace it with a new one. In their study, which appeared in Cancer Research, the scientists asked whether a reduced individual ...

New Technique to Identify Bacteria for Food Safety

...ld be used to create a new class of fast, accurate detectors for applications ranging from food safety to homeland security, said R. Graham Cooks, the Henry Bohn Hass Distinguished Professor of Chemistry in Purdue's College of Science. Using a mass spectrometer to analyze bacteria and other microorganisms or...

Discerning Sour Taste

... pH detectors. “There have been many claims for pH detectors that monitor the health of different body fluids, but the nature of the circuit and the receptors has been unknown,” said Zuker. “Therefore it is significant to discover that the same protein that detects sour tastes also functions as a sentinel of p...

Novel Approach Assists in Locating Leads for Drug Discovery

...ofluidics, low-volume dispensing, high-sensitivity detectors and robotic plate handling. In an experiment designed to test the feasibility, accuracy and efficiency of the new approach, the NIH researchers used sophisticated robotic systems to prepare 60,793 chemical compounds at seven or more concentrations ac...

Irish Households Exposed To Lethal Radiation

... for radon in houses can be carried out by placing detectors in a bedroom and living room for a period of three months. The detection kit can be purchased for 50 euro from the RPII, and can be returned by post for analysis....

Smell Decoding System In Brain –Research Find

...the functional units of the olfactory bulb, act as detectors for individual compounds," Lin said. "There are no single detectors for complete smells." Thus, to distinguish different scents, the brain must integrate the signals...

Gold Nanoparticles Are Good Detectors Biological Toxins

...e found that gold nanoparticles are very effective detectors of biological toxins//. These particles they say reveal the presence of poisons far faster than existing techniques that often involve shipping samples back to a lab. This they hope would help in aiding investigations at crime scenes. Researchers l...

New Portable Helmet Scanner To Examine Newborns

...vailable within a few years, incorporates 32 light detectors and 32 sources of low-intensity laser light and is... head. The sources produce short flashes and the detectors measure the amount of light that reaches them through the brain and the time the light takes to trav...

Detecting Brain Abnormalities in Babies Using New Brain Scanners.

...ue and is reflected. This is detected by the 32 detectors present in the helmet placed on the baby’s head. The computer converts it into a 3D image. This scanner shows which part of the brain receives oxygen, has undergone damage, blood circulation. With this data it will be very easy to diagnose certai...

Chest Pain Can Be Identified By New Tracer Chemical 30 Hours After Pain Relief

Nuclear medicine combines computers, detectors and radioactive substances called radioisotopes to produce images of blood flow and biochemical functions in the heart and other organs//. What makes the procedure so valuable is that it is possible to obtain the required information without disturbi...

A man who lost both of his arms in an accident

... in the scalp, while others have experimented with detectors outside the body, such as in Sullivan's case. But the basic idea behind neuroprosthetic devices is the same: creating communication between the brain and the outside object that needs to be moved. "To move something, you have to get a command signal...

Studying brain anatomy without surgery

...light is then collected by optical fibers, sent to detectors and analysed by a computer.By examining how much is absorbed, Gratton and his colleagues in the University's laboratory for Flourescence Dynamics can map portions of the brain and extract information about brain activity. By measuring the scattering...

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