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Supercomputer Dedicated To Bioengineering, Computational Biology Installed
...titutes of Health and the Whitaker Foundation, has installed
a supercomputer dedicated to solving a wide range of challenging biological problems. The 210-node Dell PowerEdge Linux cluster capable of 2.6 trillion mathematical operations per second, the second most powerful computer cluster on campus, will be u...
WHO Warns Of Increased Risk Of Vector-borne Diseases In Tsunami-affected Areas
..., since December and the national authorities have installed
control measures for these. However, given the extent of destruction due to the tsunami, WHO and the Ministry of Health are concerned about the increased risk of Dengue in Aceh and are carefully monitoring the situation. Concerns for malaria remain h...
New lab technique identifies high levels of pathogens in therapy pool
...een increased and additional air filters have been installed
that have been shown to capture and remove up to 95 percent of "Mycobacterium avium" aerosols. A 2004 study by Pace and his colleagues using the same molecular technique found that billions of microbes, in the form of "soap scum," can be found in a ...
Scientists journey to southern Africa to unravel the secret world of elephant communication
...ty in Salinas, Calif. Several dozen geophones were installed
in the ground to monitor the seismic waves generat...he researchers connected the shaker to a tape deck installed
in the upper level of the observation tower 100 yards away. Every time a herd showed up at the wate...
Anammox bacteria produce nitrogen gas in oceans' snackbar
...ge scale waste water treatment system was recently installed
in Rotterdam (The Netherlands). Title of publication and authors: Massive nitrogen loss from the Benguela upwelling system through anaerobic ammonium oxidation Marcel M.M. Kuypers*, Gaute Lavik*, Dagmar Wöbken*, Markus Schmid, Bernhard M. Fuchs*, R...
Road salt affects mitigation wetlands
...section of road across the Behrend campus, PennDOT installed
an elaborate drainage system beneath the road to collect all the runoff. The water goes to only one of the six constructed wetlands and eventually runs downhill through woodlands. Silver is monitoring two PennDOT-installed data loggers to measure th...
Remote control flies? Fly behavior controlled by laser light
..."remote controls" that the scientists designed and installed
in the insects' central nervous systems, according to a new report in the 8 April issue of the journal Cell. Susana Lima and Gero Miesenböck hope that the remote control system will provide a valuable way to study how nerve-cell activity and connect...
Report finds cruise industry is protecting the precious places it visits
...ibbean coast of Mexico. Several cruise lines have installed
scientific laboratories on its ships to help scientists conduct research on vital marine and climate issues. The Government of Belize established a small visitor tax to generate sustainable financing that supports the management of the country's pa...
Radiation-armed robot rapidly destroys human lung tumors
...5 in the US), and an additional 62 scheduled to be installed
globally. Recently, the Pittsburgh researchers upgraded their CyberKnife by adding a system called "Synchrony," which accurately targets tumors that move as a result of breathing. Synchrony instructs the robotic arm to move the radiation source (a...
Large-scale genomics project will hunt genes behind common childhood diseases
...ego-based Illumina, the genotyping BeadLab will be installed
and fully operational at Children's Hospital by the end of June. "Once the BeadLab is installed
here, we will have one of the largest genotyping projects in the world," said Dr. Hakonarson. "The e...
Computer scientists join in search for ivory-billed woodpecker
...y and the University of California, Berkeley, have installed
a robot in the Cache River National Wildlife Refug... the Cache River National Wildlife Refuge, they've installed
one of their robots in the Richardson Bay Audubon Sanctuary in California. Song and Goldberg have co...
New study reports hotel guests at risk from carbon monoxide poisoning
...oisonings had occurred and found that only 12% had installed
CO detectors after the incidents. In 101 sites where no CO poisoning had occurred, only 11 % had installed
CO detectors in guest rooms. Dr Weaver continues, “Despite evidence of efficacy, CO alarms have n...