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M2SYS Technology Partners with TeraCorp Enterprises to Provide Added Security Within Check Cashing Solution

The TeraCash Solution Now Fully Supports M2SYS Fingerprint Technology to Accurately Verify Check Casher Identity ATLANTA, Sept. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- M2SYS Technology, a leading biometric technology research and development firm, announced today its partnership with TeraCorp Enterp...

Right breakfast bread keeps blood sugar in check all day

If you eat the right grains for breakfast, such as whole-grain barley or rye, the regulation of your blood sugar is facilitated after breakfast, lunch, and dinner. It was previously not known that certain whole-grain products have this effect all day. This is due to a combination of low GI (glycem...

Metacognition: Faced with a test, rats can check their knowledge first

Researchers have found evidence that rats are capable of metacognition—that is, they can possess knowledge of their own cognitive states. This ability, which can also be thought of as the capacity to assess or reflect on one's own mental processes, was previously only recognized in humans and other...

What's shaped like a pear and has 2 genomes? Check the pond

If you could peer microscopically into the closest freshwater pond, you'd hesitate before dipping a toe. Amid the murky water, you'd probably notice an oddly furry, pear-shaped organism gliding along--and gobbling up everything in its path. This tiny predator has a big name-- Tetrahymena thermo...

Cheap, rapid hand-held check for HIV

Political pressure has finally seen the price of antiretroviral therapy for HIV slashed in poorer countries. But a lack of cheap, simple diagnostics to enable doctors to use these complex treatments remains a stumbling block. Now scientists from two New York universities believe they have the so...

Stanford gut check shows diversity of intestinal ecosystem

The universe of microbes that lives in your stomach may be nearly as unique as your fingerprint, according to researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine who have embarked on the early stages of exploring the intestinal ecosystem. Using molecular techniques that detect all known typ...

Study reveals a reprogrammed role for the androgen receptor

...rapies." Prostate cancers whose growth is fed by androgen are commonly treated with androgen-blocking drugs. Such medications can hold the disease in check for a period of time that varies from patient to patient, but the tumor almost invariably gains the ability to grow without external androgen. One...

Common allergy drug reduces obesity and diabetes in mice

...mation caused by macrophages results in insulin resistance. And it's more likely, from what we've just seen, that Tregs are keeping the macrophages in check in normal fat tissue, thus preventing inflammation." For over a decade, Tregs have been known as guardians for the immune system, ensuring that whe...

Munich researchers discover new target for tailored antibiotics

...lass of antibiotics. The researchers present their results in the chemistry journal Angewandte Chemie . Antibiotics can hold harmful pathogens in check by interfering with their ability to produce essential compounds. Ever more bacterial strains are developing multiple antibiotic resistances, however,...

Single thawed embryo transfer after PGD does not affect pregnancy rates

...y after fertilisation, which is the time that they start to divide. Healthy embryos were cultured in the laboratory for a further two to three days to check that they were capable of reaching the next appropriate stage of development the blastocyst stage. At this point, 32 couples who had two or more embr...

Energy-saving method checks refrigerant level in air conditioners

... the unit because it has to work harder, causing parts to wear out faster," Braun said. "It's also very time consuming and costly to have a technician check the refrigerant and charge it up to specification. To accurately learn how much charge is in the system, you have to remove all of the refrigerant and...

Gear bans 'can help save reefs'

...to susceptible fish species and to the fish needed to help reefs recover, such as parrot, surgeon and trigger fish, which keep seaweeds and urchins in check while the coral re-grows. "Spear guns target a high proportion of species that help maintain the resilience of coral reefs, but also can result in ...

Help for climate-stressed corals

...to susceptible fish species and to the fish needed to help reefs recover, such as parrot, surgeon and trigger fish, which keep seaweeds and urchins in check while the coral re-grows. "Spear guns target a high proportion of species that help maintain the resilience of coral reefs, but also can result in ...

Urban myth disproved: Fingerprints do not improve grip friction

...ehaving like a normal solid, the skin was behaving like rubber, where the friction is proportional to the contact area between the two surfaces. To check that skin behaves more like rubber than a normal solid, the duo varied the area of each fingerpad that came into contact with the surface by dragging ...

'Jellyfish joyride' a threat to the oceans

...blished in the international journal; Trends in Ecology and Evolution , in time for World Oceans Day on 8 June. "Fish normally keep jellyfish in check through competition and predation but overfishing can destroy that balance," Dr Richardson says. "For example, off Namibia intense fishing has decimat...

Protein identified as critical to insulating the body's wiring could also become treatment target

...hers found. Dr. Mei also is exploring the role of neuregulin 1 in cell talk in the brain. He and collaborators have identified a sort of a sort of check and balance for brain cell activity managed by neuregulin-1 in the area of the brain where complex reasoning and decisions about appropriate social be...

Are you okay to kiss?

... A quick breath check in the palm of your hand can never give accurate results. Whether you're about to lean in for a smooch or start a job interview, you're better off ask...

Google Earth aids discovery of early African mammal fossils

...ect of a segment on the award-winning television series "Wild Chronicles," currently airing on public television stations (Episode 412---Looking Back; check listings for local air dates). "Wild Chronicles" is produced by National Geographic Television and presented by WLIW21 in association with WNET.ORG. ...

American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- April 22, 2009

...covery experience. To learn more about a unique approach to drug research, check out this must-read article in Chemical & Engineering News . Resources ... global warming, the benefits of wind power and other educational projects. check www.acs.org/earthday for details about Earth Day activities. ACS pres...

Laughing hyenas, wailing levees, the sound of cheese and blaring bagpipes

...has revealed certain frequencies in these noises that could be monitored to check the health of bolts in buildings, bridges, and tunnels. Guarino and his ...s of lab testing. But Guarino hopes to eventually take it into the field to check for bolts that are vibrating loose or degrading through exposure to the ele...

LSUHSC student awarded top national honor for diabetes research

...and Metabolism by the American Physiological Society at the 2009 Experimental Biology Meeting April 18-22 in New Orleans. This award, which includes a check for $500, is intended to recognize the graduate student, resident, or postdoctoral fellow who presents the best abstract for research in the area of E...

Allscripts Integrates Electronic Health Records with Innovative Patient Kiosk

...mSecure(TM) Biometric Authentication, Self-Service check In, Credit Card Scanning and Patient Information U...sk will offer our patients the ability to securely check in, using nothing more than their hand on the Fuji...otect electronic health records, while speeding up check in processes that save physician clinics time and ...

Poison: It's what's for dinner

...y also were able to maintain their weight eating creosote, while the Great Basin rodents lost weight. With the 24 candidate genes, "we now have to check every one of these genes to see which are important in detoxification of creosote," says Dearing. ...

Rutgers study finds many consumers ignore food product recalls

... NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. Rutgers' Food Policy Institute (FPI) released a study today showing that many Americans fail to check their homes for recalled food products. Only about 60 percent of the studied sample reported ever having looked for recalled food in their homes, and ...

American Chemical Society Weekly PressPac -- April 8, 2009

...ting properties. To learn about recent studies on this hot research topic, check out this must-read article in Chemical & Engineering News . Resources... global warming, the benefits of wind power and other educational projects. check www.acs.org/earthday for details about Earth Day activities. ACS pre...

A London effort to develop point-of-care nanosensors for HIV diagnosis and monitoring

...iomedical engineers, physicists, chemists, virologists and clinicians together to create the device, which will work in a similar way to how diabetics check their insulin levels - where a hand-held machine analyses a finger prick of blood. The device will use tiny mechanical sensors, called nano-cantil...

Poison: It's what's for dinner

...y also were able to maintain their weight eating creosote, while the Great Basin rodents lost weight. With the 24 candidate genes, "we now have to check every one of these genes to see which are important in detoxification of creosote," says Dearing. ...

Researchers examine bacterial rice diseases, search for genetic solutions

...lly resistant to the bacteria. In rice varieties that are resistant to the diseases, the team is exposing the plants to the two bacteria. They then check to see which plant genes are activated, and to what extent. By identifying which genes are turned on, Bogdanove believes the team can identify the ...

Team identifies a molecular switch linking infectious disease and depression

...od, scientists have hypothesized that the depression seen in patients with inflammatory disease was due to a decrease in serotonin in the brain. But a check of serotonin in the brains of mice with depressive-like behavior showed otherwise, Dantzer said. "The brain is able to compensate for the decrease...

Explorations Group Announces Letter of Intent to Acquire Specialty Lighting Company

...tion by only authorized drivers. Combined with optional GPS capabilities, PASS(TM) allows vehicle owners to remotely monitor, track, geo-fence, speed check and disable PASS(TM) equipped vehicles. About DRSA - Formed in 1990, Daniel R. Smith & Associates, Inc. is a leading provider of lighting so...

Interventional treatment can be recommended as first-line treatment for 'silent killer'

.... Thomas' Hospitals in London, England. Additionally, the researchers advocated revising current surveillance of patients' stent grafts by CT scans to check for delayed appearance of complications, especially in light of the added radiation risk the scans bring to patients. AAA, called the "silent kille...

Explorations Group Announces Letter of Intent to Acquire Specialty Lighting Company

...tion by only authorized drivers. Combined with optional GPS capabilities, PASS(TM) allows vehicle owners to remotely monitor, track, geo-fence, speed check and disable PASS(TM) equipped vehicles. About DRSA - Formed in 1990, Daniel R. Smith & Associates, Inc. is a leading provider of lighting so...

Safeway gives $685,000 to TGen for breast cancer research

... PHOENIX, Ariz. March 4, 2009 Despite a down economy, Safeway Inc. presented a $685,236 check this week for breast cancer research at the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen). Dan Valenzuela, President of Safeway's Phoenix Divisi...

Mobile Communication Market Opens up for Biometrics - Precise Biometrics Awarded 1st Prize at GSMA World Mobile Congress

...omplete solution for smart travel; "BioXpress - The Queue-less Travel Experience". BioXpress utilizes Precise Match-on-Card(TM) for automated identity check supporting airline services through the SIM card and NFC (Near Field Communication). It enables remote ticket purchase, automatic baggage drop, self s...

Explorations Group Acquires Hawk Biometric Technologies, Inc.

...tion by only authorized drivers. Combined with optional GPS capabilities, PASS(TM) allows vehicle owners to remotely monitor, track, geo-fence, speed check and disable PASS(TM) equipped vehicles. David Coriaty, CEO of Hawk Biometric and the new CEO of Explorations stated "by joining with Exploration...

How Volvox got its groove

...ng, others do the reproducing. Although an earlier estimate suggested the algae's ancestors banded together 50 million years ago, Herron wanted to check the estimate using 21st-century genetic and molecular techniques. In addition to constructing the Volvox family tree, the team determined how lon...

Cracking the species code for plants

...the most biodiverse regions of the world. Equally, plant identification based on DNA could help in the search for new sources of pharmaceutical drugs, check ingredients in food and industrial products or provide a new source of forensics information for criminal investigations. In a step towards addres...

Periodontitis and myocardial infarction: A shared genetic predisposition

...f death worldwide.," warned Schaefer. Knowledge of the risk of heart attacks could also induce patients with periodontitis to keep the risk factors in check and take preventive measures. ...

Study says 'middle class' coral reef fish feel the economic squeeze

...ow growth influences the social fabric of communities. In poor communities, many of which rely heavily on marine resources, fishing levels are kept in check by local cultural institutions and taboos and a reliance on traditional, low-tech fishing methods. Increases in wealth often reduce a community's depe...

Bacteria are models of efficiency

...duction plants. Their model, which recently appeared in the online journal PLoS Computational Biology, uses only five remarkably simple equations to check the efficiency of these complex factory systems. The equations look at two components of the protein production process: ribosomes the machinery ...
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