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Watch 'Live Earth' Concerts Simultaneously on the Net

...ve," said Nina Guralnick, GM for Control Room, the digital entertainment distributor that also orchestrated Live 8. "It's more like being at the concert-or all eight at the same time-but from the comfort of your own home," she added. A crew of over 100 people would work to have on-demand video edited i...

The Chattier Gender

...onically activated recorder (EAR). The unobtrusive digital voice recorder tracks peoples interactions, including their conversations. The researchers analyzed the transcripts of almost 400 university students in the United States and Mexico whose daily interactions were recorded between 1998 and 2004. The...

Cancer Patients in New South Wales to Receive Advanced Image Guided Radiation Therapy Treatments

...T and IGRT on an Elekta Synergy(R) system advanced digital linear accelerator, supported by IMPAC MOSAIQ(TM) Oncology information system. The first patient treated had intermediate risk prostate cancer and was planned with MRI-CT fusion and fiducial marker insertion, and treated with dose-escalated 7-field I...

Envisat Captured Breath of Volcano

... same point in space at different times, to create digital elevation models and reveal otherwise undetectable changes occurring between image acquisitions. Combined radar and optical data acquired from space are also very useful when an eruption begins. The synoptic view taken from optical and radar instru...

Briton Set for Pacific Solo Odyssey to Highlight Warming

...hnology. Armed with laptops in waterproof cases, digital cameras, and GPS trackers, she aims to be a multi-media watchdog of ocean debris, blogging not just her own reflections but evidence of Pacific flotsam. Savage plans to post text daily, video weekly, and her boat will be equipped with a camera that...

Four Percent of American Youths are Requested to Post Sexual Snaps on Web

...reat for young people produced by the synthesis of digital photography and the Internet, say the authors of the study Kimberly J. Mitchell, David Finkelhor and Janis Wolak. In an article, titled Online Requests for Sexual Pictures from Youth: Risk Factors and Incident Characteristics, the authors point out...

Roshan Announces Launch of Afghanistan's First Telemedicine Project

...adband technology, wireless video consultation and digital image transfer, the Telemedicine project will prov...h other telecommunications suppliers, is providing digital image transfer systems and video consultation for the Telemedicine project. Telemedicine involves ...

It Takes 750 Pounds a Year to Keep Your Loved One Happy

... and most of expenses incurred is on weekend away, digital gadgets Peculiar presents like a sausage-making machine, his-and-hers tattoos and a koi carp make it to the gifts' list. "Nobody wants to put a price on love, but it seems keeping the spark going has never cost more," the website's chief executi...

One-third of US Teen Netizens are Victims of Cyber-bullying

...s go online to bully. "Bullying has entered the digital age. The impulses behind it are the same, but the effect is magnified. In the past, the materials of bullying would have been whispered, shouted or passed around," she said. "Now, with a few clicks, a photo, video or a conversation can be shared w...

Kalam Urges for Using Tele-radiology to Help Rural Poor

...day called for taking advantage of the benefits of digital imaging as a diagnostic tool and of tele-radiolog...ve manner. He was speaking during a visit to the digital radiology centre at Electronics Corporation of India Limited (ECIL), which is working towards provid...

Digital Music Project Aims to Save Tibetan Folk Songs from Extinction

...om such a remote place, thanks to the Internet and digital recording technology," said Jonathan C. Kramer, a professor of music at North Carolina State University, US, who has worked on the project. "It is hard to imagine such a project even 20 years ago," he said. Tibetan music first went on the decli...

Motion Analysis Helps Teen With Cerebral Palsy Regain Ability to Walk

...sing on the trunk, pelvis, hips, knees and ankles, digital video cameras take images of a patients movement a...ur in most buildings. The use of high resolution digital video cameras also helps obtain a highly accurate description of each patients movement patterns for...

Surface Logix Commences Phase 2a Clinical Trial of SLx-2101 in Raynaud's Disease

...nd in severe cases, may lead to the development of digital ulcers. "PDE-5 inhibition holds promise in several cardiovascular indications, though many disorders such as Raynaud's are currently not addressed by marketed PDE-5 inhibitors," commented Paul Sweetnam, Ph.D., Chief Scientific Officer of Surface Lo...

Library Of Brains To Aid Study of Brain Development In Children

...ociety - are less important than what's to follow: digital images of the children's brains collected as they grow and develop. Those images, combined with results from the cognitive and behavioral tests, will serve as a guide to childhood brain development and a benchmark against which to compare the brains ...

Surgeons Perform Nasal Reconstruction for War Veteran Using His Own Body Parts

...ol were developed by Byrne and Garcia with a local digital imaging firm, Direct Dimensions of Owings Mills, Md. After making the computerized version of the surgical guide, the resulting 3-D image was sent to the Berger laboratory at the United States Armys Aberdeen Proving Ground, in Gunpowder, Md., for ...

Gel Made of Patients Own Platelets may Speed Up Wound Healing

...with controls by visual clinical assessment and by digital planimetry [boundary-tracing] photographic measurements," the authors write. "On day 17, the percentage of closure was 81.1 percent for the autologous platelet geltreated sites and 57.2 percent for the control sites," they added. Examination of b...

New Wireless System Developed to Detect Esophageal Reflux

...eers hope to design a devise similar to a personal digital assistant to store the results. That PDA-like device could then be taken into a doctors office and downloaded into a computer to analyze the results....

Panacea Announces the Availability of PC Detect(sm) for Prostate Cancer Screening

...o the prostate specific antigen (PSA) test and the digital rectal examination (DRE), the currently recommende...nclude the prostate-specific antigen (PSA) and the digital rectal examination (DRE). The American Cancer Society (ACS) recommends that a PSA blood test and D...

Cars in UK to Be Fitted With Black Boxes to Reduce Fatalities

...2 - the pan-European emergency number - and send a digital text message with details of where and when the accident happened. A voice link to the driver will allow paramedics to find out details about injuries, while a "panic button" linking the driver to a central control room will also be installed. A...

Are Physicians Hesitant to Diagnose Depression?

... product of another medical illness. "In today's digital age, the increasing pressure to get it done yesterday can lead to more stress and potentially depression. Early recognition and intervention are important to prevent the loss of jobs, damage to relationships or suicidal thoughts," said John Luo, MD, ...

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