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Early identification of dementia increasingly difficult

If grandma seems to forget things, will she end up demented? These days, memory loss is one of the very few symptoms that may signal which 70-year-olds risk developing dementia. This is shown in a doctoral thesis at the Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden. Several of the...

DNA-Prokids: Genetic identification against traffic in human beings

This release is available in Spanish . DNA-Prokids ( http://www.dna-prokids.org ), an international project on human trafficking prevention and fight using genetic identification of victims and their relatives, was officially presented today, at the University of Granada (UGR) headquar...

BIO-key(R) International Showcasing Biometric Identification Technology at 2009 RSA Conference

WALL, N.J., April 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BIO-key International, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: BKYI), a leader in finger-based biometric identification and wireless public safety solutions announced today that the company is showcasing its fingerprint biometric products at the 2009 RSA Conference...

VeriLook Surveillance SDK Provides Real-Time Face Identification Using Video Surveillance Cameras

Detects Faces in Motion, Matches with Watch-list Databases and Reports Results in Real Time VILNIUS, Lithuania, March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Neurotechnology, a provider of high-precision biometric identification technologies, today announced the availability of VeriLook Surveillance SDK, a ...

VeriLook Surveillance SDK Provides Real-Time Face Identification Using Video Surveillance Cameras

Detects Faces in Motion, Matches with Watch-list Databases and Reports Results in Real Time VILNIUS, Lithuania, March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Neurotechnology, a provider of high-precision biometric identification technologies, today announced the availability of VeriLook Surveillance SDK, a ...

UMMS researchers publish DNA identification of czar's children

WORCESTER, Mass. Cutting edge science has finally put to rest a 90-year-old mystery that involved nobility, revolution, murder and the long-romanticized story of a child's escape from the firing squad. Genomic analysis performed at the University of Massachusetts Medical School in cooperation wi...

New MegaMatcher Accelerator Boosts Speed for High-Volume Biometric Identification and Database Duplicate Searching

Combined Software/Hardware Solution Matches More Than 10 Million Fingerprints per Second VILNIUS, Lithuania, Feb. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Neurotechnology, a provider of high-precision biometric identification technologies, is now offering MegaMatcher Accelerator, a packaged hardware and software s...

Motorola Introduces Mobile Biometric Identification for Handheld Computers

Biometric attachment for Motorola MC70 and MC75 enterprise digital assistants delivers real-time, mobile identity management to government, public safety and enterprise security agencies TAMPA, Fla., Sept. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Biometric Consortium Conference 2008 (Boot...

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 Identification ...

Neurotechnology Announces MegaMatcher 2.1 SDK for Development of Large-scale AFIS and Multi-biometric Face-Fingerprint Identification Systems

Now Includes Live Face Detection, Enhanced Standards Support and Java Compatibility VILNIUS, Lithuania, May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Neurotechnology, a provider of high-precision biometric identification technologies, today announced the availability of MegaMatcher 2.1 SD...

BIO-key(R) Granted Image Identification System Patent for Award Winning Biometric Technology

Patented BIO-key software delivers consistent quality images, resulting in higher accuracy and better user experience WALL, N.J., April 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BIO-key International, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: BKYI), a leader in finger-based biometric identification and wirele...

Motorola Biometric Identification System Selected by West Virginia State Police

Motorola Launches New Multi-Modal Biometric Identification Solution Delivering Enhanced Performance and Interoperability SCHAUMBURG, Ill., March 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT ) today announced that it has been selected by the West Virginia State Police to d...

BIO-key(R) to Showcase Biometric Identification Technology at 2008 RSA Conference

More than Ten Exhibitors Will Be Promoting BIO-key at This Year's Event WALL, N.J., April 7, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BIO-key International, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: BKYI), a leader in finger-based biometric identification and wireless public safety solutions, announced today that it wi...

BIO-key(R) to Showcase Biometric Identification Technology at 2008 RSA Conference

More than Ten Exhibitors Will Be Promoting BIO-key at This Year's Event WALL, N.J., April 7, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BIO-key International, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: BKYI), a leader in finger-based biometric identification and wireless public safety solutions, announced today that it wi...

Motorola Biometric Identification System Selected by West Virginia State Police

Motorola Launches New Multi-Modal Biometric Identification Solution Delivering Enhanced Performance and Interoperability SCHAUMBURG, Ill., March 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT ) today announced that it has been selected by the West Virginia State Police to d...

Titanium Group Announces Launch of New Identification Solution Targeting High Growth Retail Sector

NEW PRODUCT APPLIES TITANIUM'S BIOMETRIC TECHNOLOGY AND RFID FOR STOCK INVENTORY AND STORE FRONT SOLUTION SAN JOSE, Calif., Dec. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Titanium Group, Ltd. (OTC Bulletin Board: TTNUF), a leading biometric and security solutions provider announced today...

Cogent Systems and Northrop Grumman Reach Agreement to Settle Automated Fingerprint Identification Technology Suit and Create Strategic Alliance

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cogent Systems (Nasdaq: COGT) and Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC ) today announced that they have reached an agreement to settle Cogent's lawsuit against Northrop Grumman regarding Cogent's automated fingerprint identification technolog...

Cogent Systems and Northrop Grumman Reach Agreement to Settle Automated Fingerprint Identification Technology Suit and Create Strategic Alliance

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cogent Systems (Nasdaq: COGT) and Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC ) today announced that they have reached an agreement to settle Cogent's lawsuit against Northrop Grumman regarding Cogent's automated fingerprint identification technolog...

M2SYS Partners With Gnosis Medical Services to Provide Accurate Patient Identification in Developing Countries Through Innovative Biometrics Solution

Biometric Fingerprint Technology used to Identify Patients and Retrieve Crucial Medical Records ATLANTA, Aug. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- M2SYS Technology, an award-winning biometric technology research and development firm, announced today that they have partnered with Gnosis Me...

Random picks better than complicated process in gene identification

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Researchers at Purdue University have found a way to save time, money and a little frustration in searches for specific genes that shed light on the biological processes associated with all forms of life. Andrew DeWoody, a professor of genetics, and postdoctoral associate...

Parente Randolph Secures Access to New Corporate Headquarters With BIO-key(R) Biometric Identification

Financial Services Provider Deploys Biometric Access Control Solution, Eliminating Need for PINs or ID Cards WALL, N.J., Sept. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BIO-key International Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: BKYI), a leader in wireless public safety solutions and finger-based biom...

Automatic identification of protein's critical features from the structure

How we look is of the greatest importance nowadays since it express who we are, but is it really possible to tell the essence of an individual from its form? The answer to that question seems to be related to fashion and glamour, yet a group of scientists from the Universidad Nacional Autonoma de M...

Scientists create dual-modality microbeads to improve identification of disease biomarkers

Analyzing human blood for a very low virus concentration or a sample of water for a bioterrorism agent has always been a time-consuming and difficult process. Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory University have developed an easier and faster method to detect these types of ...

Genomatix technology facilitates de novo identification of new renal disease associated genes

Previously unknown molecules and regulatory pathways in human glomerular diseases have been identified by a joint effort of the Medizinische Poliklinik, Munich, the University of BristolĀ“s ChildrenĀ“s Renal Unit, the German Cancer Research Center, sanofi-aventis, and Genomatix Software GmbH. In a ...

Quick identification needed to save Florida's citrus industry from devastating disease

The recent discovery of citrus greening (huanglongbing) in samples collected from trees in South Florida poses a definite threat to Florida's $9 billion commercial citrus industry. Proper identification and eradication methods are needed to reduce the amount of crop loss caused by this disease, say...

Researchers develop new method for facile identification of proteins in bacterial cells

Researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health have developed a new method for identifying specific proteins in whole cell extracts of microorganisms using traditional peptide mass fingerprinting (PMF). The key to the new method, according to the researchers, is a "shortcut" for...

Product improves peptide identification for proteomics research

Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) today introduced a high-performance ion trap mass spectrometer (MS) that allows pharmaceutical and academic life-science researchers to identify 60 to 80 percent more peptides than preceding models in proteomics applications, such as protein identification and bi...

AGU journal highlights -- Aug. 6, 2009

...its associated with the lake in Shalbatana Vallis should be considered a priority for further study by future landed Mars missions. Title: Positive identification of lake strandlines in Shalbatana Vallis, Mars Authors: Gaetano Di Achille and Mindi L. Searls: Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics, Unive...

Abnormal brain circuits may prevent movement disorder

...articularly twisting and abnormal postures. Studies have shown that muscles contract abnormally and patients can't stop the involuntary movements. The identification of a specific abnormality in people with the genetic mutation who never develop symptoms could eventually pave the way towards new treatments for dyst...

delSECUR CORPORATION Announces Agreement to Purchase the Intellectual Property Assets of the Corporation

...vented by Pierre de Lanauze, the former President & CEO of delSECUR. Q Tech, which also develops and markets technologies to enhance security and identification processes, plans to incorporate the del-ID technology with its proprietary technology. "Q Tech will be immediately focusing on the invention of Pierr...

The way you eat may affect your risk for breast cancer

...hat could be targeted for chemoprevention studies," said Margot P. Cleary, Ph.D., professor at the Hormel Institute, University of Minnesota. "Further identification of serum factors that are involved in tumor development would possibly provide a way to identify at risk individuals and target interventions to these...

Stem cell 'daughters' lead to breast cancer

...possible to develop new drugs that target c-KIT, since drugs are already available that target different forms of this marker." Dr Lindeman said the identification of stem cells, luminal progenitor cells and other cell types in the breast was now beginning to reveal a breast cancer roadmap - highlighting cancer-p...

Structure of protective protein in the eye lens revealed

...ns, αB-crystallin forms a defined globular structure comprising 24 subunits, which are reminiscent of a perforated soccer ball. Thanks to the identification of the three-dimensional structure of αB-crystallin, which is currently being further refined, the basis has now been established for comparing h...

Experimental treatment halts hypoxic-ischemic brain injury in newborns

...jury, Dr. Kuan said the study also shows this system may be a promising therapeutic target in infants suffering hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy (HIE). identification of a treatment target is a vital step to finding better ways to treat newborns with HIE. "Not only is hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy an important ...

University of Toronto helps to 'barcode' the world's plants

... that matK and rbcL two chloroplast genes are adopted as the DNA barcode for land plants." The primary application of the methodology will be the identification of the many species in the world's biodiversity hotspots where a shortage of specialists hinders conservation efforts. Other applications include iden...

Indonesia Now Using MegaMatcher Biometric Technology in Integrated Passport Issuance System

... http://www.neurotechnology.com ), a biometric identification technologies provider, announced today their inclusion as the core enrollment and identification engine for the Indonesian Integrated Biometric Pas...d the best combination of high degree of accuracy, identification of duplicate registrations, exemplary technical su...

Study reveals a reprogrammed role for the androgen receptor

...MD, of Dana-Farber. "The discovery that the androgen receptor directs a distinct gene pathway in androgen-independent prostate cancers may lead to the identification of genes in that pathway that can be targeted by future therapies." Prostate cancers whose growth is fed by androgen are commonly treated with androg...

Discovery to aid in future treatments of third-world parasites

...be (in vitro). Importantly, using IL-4 reporter mice, the researchers show that omega-1 alone is sufficient to generate Th2 responses in vivo. This identification of a single protein will undoubtedly aid in unlocking the molecular pathways inducing Th2 responses commonly elicited by infection with parasitic worm...

Cancer's distinctive pattern of gene expression could aid early screening and prevention

...on is a piece of a relatively new research field called epigenetics that looks more globally at which genes are turned off and on with an eye on early identification of some of the aberrant adjustments that enable cancer cells to thrive. Epigenetic changes actually are more common than the genetic mutations long kn...

In vitro antibody production enables HIV infection detection in window period -- key to safer blood

...rior to their detection in corresponding plasma samples in a group of donors who would otherwise be classified as HIV-1 seronegative blood donors. The identification of techniques that can lead to detection of HIV infection during this window period is of obvious public health importance especially in resource poor...
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