Robo-bats with metal muscles may be next generation of remote control flyers
Tiny flying machines can be used for everything from indoor surveillance to exploring collapsed buildings, but simply making smaller versions of planes and helicopters doesn't work very well. Instead, researchers at North Carolina State University are mimicking nature's small flyers and developin...
The SIB recognizes the next generation of bioinformaticians
The SIB Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics today announced the winners of the 2009 SIB Best Graduate Paper and the SIB Young Bioinformatician Award at the 7th annual [BC]2 Basel Computational Biology Conference.
**2009 SIB Young Bioinformatician Award **
The winner of the 2009 SIB Young Bioi...
NEWSLETTER: Antibody Fragment Production Breakthrough with 2nd Generation EBA
Hamburg, Germany and Copenhagen, Denmark, May 12th, 2009 / b3c newswire / – Richter-Helm BioLogics GmbH & Co. KG announces today a technological breakthrough in the field of purification of antibody fragments from an E. coli expression system. Richter-Helm BioLogics has finalized ...
CRG buys Genomatix' Next Generation Sequencing analysis solution
The Centre for Genomic Regulation (CRG) in Barcelona, Spain purchased the Genomatix Genome Analyzer (GGA), as announced today by Genomatix Software GmbH.
GGA comprises purpose built high performance hardware and terabytes of proprietary databases and software providing a complete solution for th...
Boehringer Ingelheim uses Genomatix' Next Generation Sequencing data analysis systems
Munich, Germany March 2, 2009 >> Genomatix Software, a leading provider of complete solutions for the analysis of Next Generation
Sequencing (NGS) data, announced today that Boehringer Ingelheim Pharma GmbH & Co. KG installed a Genomatix Mining Station and a Genomatix Genome Analyzer at its Pharm...
New generation of orthopedic, dental and cardiovascular prostheses
This press release is available in French .
Montreal, January 27, 2008 The futuristic technology of the Six Million Dollar Man specifically a part metal and part flesh human being won't be exclusive to Hollywood anymore. While the main character in the Six Million Dollar Man was outfitted...
Next generation microscopy: No stain, big gain
Microscopes have revolutionized the practice of science, especially in the fields of biology and medicine. Just a few hundred years ago, gaining the ability to study what was previously unobservable opened up an entirely new world. Today, imaging techniques remain indispensable to clinicians and r...
e-Smart Technologies to Introduce Next Generation 'I AM' Smart Card Technology at Cartes 2008 in Paris
NEW YORK and PARIS, Nov. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- e-Smart(R)
Technologies, Inc., (Pink Sheets: ESMT); and its parent e-Smart(R)
International, Inc., (formerly IVI Smart Technologies, Inc.,) and its
subsidiary eSmart Korea, hereafter collectively ("e-Smart"(R) or the
"Company") is pleased to...
ESA trains next generation of atmospheric scientists
In a world in which human activity is beginning to alter atmospheric composition with substantial implications for climate and air quality, it is more pressing than ever that the scientists of tomorrow understand atmospheric processes and how the processes may change in order to anticipate the eff...
Broad Institute researchers introduce next generation tool for visualizing genomic data
Researchers are collecting vast amounts of diverse genomic data with ever-increasing speed, but effective ways to visualize these data in an integrated manner have lagged behind the ability to generate them. To address this growing need, researchers at the Broad Institute have developed the Integr...
bioMETRX, Inc. Partners with Biometric Solutions, LLC to Deliver Next Generation Finger Activated Technology
JERICHO, N.Y., June 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- bioMETRX Inc., (OTC
Bulletin Board: BMRX), a leading developer and supplier of consumer-based
finger-activated products, today announced that it has executed an
agreement with Biometric Solutions, LLC, to co-develop a new generation
Platinum Solutions, Inc. Teams with Lockheed Martin on Federal Bureau of Investigation's Next Generation Identification Program
RESTON, Va., May 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Platinum Solutions, Inc. announced
it is part of the Lockheed Martin team that has been selected by the
Federal Bureau of Investigation to develop and implement the FBI's Criminal
Justice Information Services (CJIS) Division's Next Generation
Pyramid Launches TimeTrax Bio Generation II
MERIDEN, Conn., May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Pyramid Technologies
( http://www.ptitime.com ), an established leader in manufacturing Time and
Attendance products, is launching the Pyramid TimeTrax Bio Generation
an innovative biometric system that features a new and improved sensor for
Beijing Genomics Institute adds AB SOLiD system to its next generation sequencing technologies
The Beijing Genomics Institute announced today that BGI has added Applied Biosystems SOLiD System to BGI's rapidly expanding next-generation sequencing technologies.
Two AB SOLiD Systems have been installed and were thoroughly tested by the BGI researchers. The AB SOLiD System generated high-th...
Where will we find the next generation of engineers?
WASHINGTON A new study that examines the number of engineering graduates coming out of our nations engineering schools reveals a mixed picture of how prepared each state is for meeting the need for high-tech workers in the coming years.
Greg Schuckman, Assistant Vice President of University Re...
Colorado Engineering Firms Win NASA Grant to Develop Innovative Insulation for Next Generation Spacecraft - Super-Insulation May Allow Future Energy Efficient Appliances
DENVER, Feb. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Quest Product Development, teaming with
Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp., has completed a NASA research program
and successfully demonstrated a new thermal insulation. NASA has awarded
the team a Small Business Innovation Research Phase II grant to develop and...
e-Smart(R) Technologies, Inc., Announces Next Generation Superthin Polyimide Flexible Circuit Biometric Super Smart Card(TM) card, the 'i am'(TM) Card.
NEW YORK, Jan. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- e-Smart(R) Technologies,
Inc., (Pink Sheets: ESMT); and its parent IVI Smart Technologies, Inc.,
("e-Smart(R)" or the "Company") are pleased to announce that in December
2007, the Company completed manufacture and testing of its next generation
Accu-Time Systems, Inc. Announces Launch of Next Generation Human Capital Management (HCM) solutions: Global Series(TM)
ELLINGTON, Conn., Jan. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Accu-Time Systems, Inc., the
leading manufacturer of workforce management, time and attendance, and
security access products, today announced the launch of its next generation
Human Capital Management (HCM) solution, Maximus(TM) - a member of the
Unique porous copper structure enables new generation of military micro-detonators
Tiny copper structures with pores at both the nanometer and micron size scales could play a key role in the next generation
of detonators used to improve the reliability, reduce the size and lower the cost of certain military munitions.
Developed by a team of scientists from the Georgia Tech ...
Nature leads the way for the next generation of paints, cosmetics and holograms
A plant-like micro-organism mostly found in oceans could make the manufacture of products, from iridescent cosmetics, paints and fabrics to credit card holograms, cheaper and greener.
The tiny single-celled diatom, which first evolved hundreds of millions of years ago, has a hard silica shell...
First demonstration of new hair follicle generation in an animal model
Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine have found that hair follicles in adult mice regenerate by re-awakening genes once active only in developing embryos. These findings provide unequivocal evidence for the first time that, like other animals such as newts and salamander...
GROWing the next generation of water recycling plants
A vegetated rooftop recycling system has been developed that allows water to be used twice before it is flushed into the communal waste water system.
The Green Roof Water Recycling System (GROW) uses semi-aquatic plants to treat waste washing water, which can then be reused for activities such as...
Next Generation Body Scanner Launched By The University Of Manchester
The first `next generation' MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) body scanner in the world will be officially launched at Hope Hospital later this week (Friday 18 th February).
The Achieva 3T MR Scanner has been purchased by The University of Manchester and will be used by researchers to further the...
AGU journal highlights -- Aug. 6, 2009
...ed primarily along coasts, with no significant hum generation
in the deep ocean. In particular, they find that t...ed between the two sills, leading to standing wave generation
as well as increased mixing as energy is transferr...rast, in the single-sill simulation, standing wave generation
and increased mixing do not occur. The authors not...
Wastewater produces electricity and desalinates water
...ng the water in the middle chamber.
The desalination cell releases ions into the outer chambers that help to improve the efficiency of electricity generation
compared to microbial fuel cells.
"When we try to use microbial fuel cells to generate electricity, the conductivity of the wastewater is very low,...
Stem cell 'daughters' lead to breast cancer
...east cancer roadmap - highlighting cancer-prone cell types and key genetic pathways. "Hopefully this will lead to new, tailored therapies for the next generation
Dr Visvader said the research had only been possible through the generous donation of breast tissue by women undergoing breast surgery, t...
Fox Chase researchers uncover one force behind the MYC oncogene in many cancers
...tes many functions within the cell, including cell division. With an overabundance of MYC, the cell may reproduce out of control, accumulating in each generation
the further genetic damage that is the hallmark of cancer cells.
Stress signals link pre-existing sickness with susceptibility to bacterial infection
Cells with mitochondrial disease increase their production of a signaling protein called AMP-activated protein kinase (AMPK), to promote the generation
of more energy producing mitochondria. Infectious bacteria, like Legionella , target the mitochondria and might use them to supplement their own nee...
Humans lend a hand to critically endangered waterbird
...at this along with the continuation of local farming methods practiced for generation
will be crucial in saving this once common species from extinction," added...
Parasitic worms make sex worthwhile
...he lake and sinks in the shallows or at depth, where snails help the worm complete its life cycle by eating the eggs and providing a host for the next generation
of worm larvae.
The scientists observed that the snails at Alexandrina and Kaniere were more likely to reproduce sexually in the lakes' shallows, w...
Tires made from trees -- better, cheaper, more fuel efficient
...f wood science and engineering in the OSU College of Forestry, who conducted this research with graduate student Wen Bai.
"This could lead to a new generation
of automotive tire technology, one of the first fundamental changes to come around in a long time," Li said.
Cellulose fiber has been used for some...
University of Miami receives stimulus funds for study of hurricane impacts on structures, ecosystems
...that can be deployed in hurricanes. This innovative experimental test bed will also contribute to the knowledge needed for the development of the next generation
of high-resolution fluid dynamic models, which help forecasters and emergency response planners throughout the hurricane season.
In a truly interd...
Wood stoves -- a viable home heat source?
...tainability of woodstove use is dependent upon the consumption of wood from sustainably managed woodlots, as the carbon released is reused as the next generation
of trees grows. Annual gross CO 2 emissions did in fact increase from 12,610 kg (i.e., ~2.5 metric tons CO 2 /person per year) to 17,330 kg after th...
$20 million NIH grant to transform clinical research at UIC
... technologies and resources.
The center includes educational programs for pre- and postdoctoral trainees and faculty researchers to train the next generation
of translational researchers.
Some projects already funded by the center include developing a collaborative research program in asthma and allergic...
Federal Bureau of Investigation Awards Lockheed Martin Biometric Card Scanning Service Contract
... Aware, Inc.; and BancTec, headquartered in Dallas, TX.
Eventually, the records processed through the CSS program will populate the FBI's Next generation
Identification (NGI) program. NGI will further advance the FBI's biometric identification services, providing an incremental replacement of current ...
UK Identity and Passport Service and IBM Sign 7-year National Biometric Identity Service (NBIS) Contract
...utive of the Identity and Passport Service, said: "This contract will provide a secure database for storing facial and fingerprint images for the next generation
of biometric passports and will support the delivery of the National Identity card."
John Granger, General Manager, IBM Global Business Services...
New technique can fast-track better ionic liquids for biomass pre-treatments
... They've been dubbed "grassoline" second generation
biofuels made from inedible plant material, including fast-growing weeds, agricultural waste, sawdust, etc. and numerous scientific studies have show...
22nd Congress of the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology, Sept. 12-16, 2009, Turkey
...sive integration of basic research, clinical neuroscience and medical practice, which can guide advances in neuropsychopharmacology and lead to a next generation
of promising new treatments for mental disorders.
Highlights of the 22nd ECNP Congress 2009
From 12 September 2009, renowned experts ...
AACR applauds nomination of Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D., to be the new NIH director
... care. As we look for innovative ways to help the United States sustain its leadership in medical research, expand training opportunities for the next generation
of scientists, and stimulate local and regional economies to create jobs, Dr. Collins' experience and insight will be invaluable," said Jacks.
World's largest ocean observatory takes shape
...y are being attached to an 800-km loop of powered fibre-optic cable laid in 2007.
Led by the University of Victoria, NEPTUNE Canada pioneers a new generation
of ocean observation systems thatusing abundant power and the Internetprovide continuous, long-term monitoring of ocean processes and events, as they ...