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Improved Outcomes Releases GeneLinker(TM) Gold and Platinum Version 4.6

...fe. "It also demonstrates our commitment toserving user needs--analysis of protein biomarker data, identifyingchannels that statistically distinguish between different classes andnew import formats were the most frequent user-requested features, andwe have responded to those requests."Improved Outcomes So...

Ariadne Genomics Announces the Release of PathwayStudio?Central, Client-Server Software for Biological Pathway Analysis

...re organization, enabling pathway data sharing and user rights management. Server-side network analysis algorithms and MedScan information extraction tools allow for computation intensive tasks and provide convenient interfaces for the integration with internal frameworks and third-party products. For mo...

DOE JGI launches IMG public online microbial genome data clearinghouse

...iotechnology Information. ### To familiarize the user community with the IMG system, a series of IMG presentations will be offered in various locations during March and April. The schedule is available at http://img.jgi.doe.gov/v1.0/news/presentations.html. The DOE Joint Genome Institute, supported pri...

A probe, not an echo

...in a fixed-coordinate system), but only allows the user to subjectively observe where an object is in relation to other observable structures. Therefore, it is operator-dependent. The HUTT system transmits an extremely short ultrasonic pulse (about 250 nanosecond) of 4-12 megahertz frequency (far above h...

Anthrax test, developed by army and CDC, receives FDA approval

...ducible across laboratories, and more resistant to user error. They developed a clearly defined method for production of gamma phage that proved to be highly stable, as reflected in the extended shelf life of the B. anthracis-specific virus. USAMRIID then provided sufficient gamma phage material to CDC fo...

'Mad cow' proteins successfully detected in blood

...ducible across laboratories, and more resistant to user error. They developed a clearly defined method for production of gamma phage that proved to be highly stable, as reflected in the extended shelf life of the B. anthracis-specific virus. USAMRIID then provided sufficient gamma phage material to CDC fo...

Aptamer-based Biosensor screens Air Force personnel and equipment

...the armed forces." With the prototype system, the user sprays the suspected contaminated area, creating a sample that can be picked up by a swab. The sample material on the swab is suspended in liquid by rinsing it in a container. Once in a liquid form, the sample is injected into a special flow cell, th...

MERIS monitoring tracks planetary photosynthesis levels

...ly have to be linked together. A Grid provides its user with massive amounts of memory and processing power in order to tackle very complex tasks. ESRIN has taken up Grid computing as a means of supporting its primary task: to archive and distribute an ever growing volume of Earth Observation data. Sinc...

Whisky fans can drink to crop research

...t all barley breeders in the UK and associated end user groups. It aims to identify the genes that influence economically important traits such as yield, disease and pest resistance and how much alcohol can be extracted from the barley during the production of 'malt' whisky. Dr Robbie Waugh, the research...

Biotechnology's newest chemical tool

..., Dr Lucia Beccai. Importantly, it also means less user effort is required to control the hand during daylong use. The CYBERHAND prototype integrates the two types of human senses. One senses where parts of the body are relative to other parts, whether our fingers are open or closed, for example. The ot...

Cyberkinetics, Case to develop system to help restore extremity function

...evice for the upper limbs, designed to provide the user with thought-controlled arm and hand movement through the use of the patient's own muscles. The purpose of the device will be, ultimately, to restore voluntary control of paralyzed muscles. "We are very excited to combine Cyberkinetics' unique exper...

Nanoparticles, nanoshells, nanotubes: How tiny specks may provide powerful tools against cancer

...ed to the probe, making nanoshell-assisted therapy user friendly. In this study, however, a different laser source was used to irradiate the tumors in the experimental group of mice. At the end of the study, 82 percent of the mice survived in the experimental group, but all mice in the control group ...

The shape of things to come: Morphology database going global

...ommercial quality software to make the system more user friendly and offer more advanced search techniques, according to project manager David Gaitros of the computer science department. Scientists also will be able to add comments to the images and search comments made by other scientists - a quick and e...

Sahara's edge studied from ground, air and space to improve water management

...national Sahara and Sahel Observatory (OSS) is the user group co-ordinator for the Aquifer project. Aquifer takes place as part of the TIGER Initiative, aimed at applying Earth Observation to supply water-related geo-information in support of integrated water resource management for sustainable developm...

Argonne researchers confirm lead in Beethoven's illness

...gonne associate laboratory director for scientific user facilities. "They bring their ideas to the APS because our X-ray beams let them collect data in unprecedented detail and in amazingly short time frames." Other members of the research team are Derrick Mancini and Francesco DeCarlo of the Advanced Ph...

Picking particles faster than one at a time

...pical large-molecule reconstruction, but a program user needs to set parameters like particle size and gray-scale range only once, on a single micrograph. Thereafter the program runs on its own, sorting through each micrograph in about ten minutes. Adiga and his colleagues tested the new algorithm by u...

New RNAi tools enable systematic studies of gene function

...at can switch off genes individually, allowing the user to dissect the genetic underpinnings of normal biology and disease. These RNA-interference (RNAi)-based gene inhibitors are packaged in lentiviruses, enabling their use in virtually all types of human and mouse cells. This work springs from the RNAi ...

UC San Diego partners with Venter Institute to build marine microbial genomics cyberinfrastructure

... "CAMERA will build on the NBCR software tools and user portal to explore the metagenomics data." NBCR has links to the UCSD School of Medicine, and co-investigator John Wooley is affiliated with the Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. "Along with providing a novel approach to advancin...

Genetically altered mice no longer like cocaine

...es the nervous system to the point where a cocaine user feels a high, Gu said. He and his colleagues raised laboratory mice with genetic alterations in the gene that codes for the dopamine transporter. "By doing so we created a dopamine transporter that resists cocaine but also retains its function of t...

Purdue creates new low-cost system to detect bacteria

... work will include research to develop a graphical user interface. "Now it requires a qualified, trained person to do all the recognition," Rajwa said. "We want a system where you can actually put a petri dish or some other container into the system, you press enter and the computer says, 'This is salmo...

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