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Uniloc Unveils Industry-First Authentication Technology for Comprehensive Protection of Critical Infrastructure

NetAnchor Secures Valuable Assets and Systems in Critical Infrastructure Industries Including Water, Oil and Gas, Power and Transportation IRVINE, Calif., May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Uniloc USA, Inc., the leader in device-based authentication solutions, today announced the availability of NetAnc...

Uniloc Unveils Industry-First Authentication Technology for Comprehensive Protection of Critical Infrastructure

NetAnchor Secures Valuable Assets and Systems in Critical Infrastructure Industries Including Water, Oil and Gas, Power and Transportation IRVINE, Calif., May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Uniloc USA, Inc., the leader in device-based authentication solutions, today announced the availability of NetAnc...

Combating Terrorism with Commercial Technology: 2009 Force Protection Equipment Demonstration

WASHINGTON, April 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 3,200 items of commercially available off-the-shelf equipment for combating terrorism will be displayed during the 2009 Force Protection Equipment Demonstration (FPED VII) at Stafford Regional Airport, Stafford, VA, and Marine Corps Base, Q...

UT Southwestern researchers probe kidney damage, protection in lupus

DALLAS April 21, 2009 Kidney damage associated with the autoimmune disease lupus is linked to a malfunction of immune cells that causes them to congregate in and attack the organs, researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have discovered in a mouse study. In a separate study with an inte...

A missing enzyme conveys major heart protection in pre-clinical work

DURHAM, N.C. Mice born without a certain enzyme can resist the normal effects of a heart attack and retain nearly normal function in the heart's ventricles and still-oxygenated heart tissue, according to a study by researchers at Duke University Medical Center. The findings raise the possibil...

Registration Opens for 2009 Force Protection Equipment Demonstration

WASHINGTON, Dec. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Online registration has begun for the 2009 Force Protection Equipment Demonstration (FPED VII). With a theme of "Impacting the Global War on Terror," the event will be held at Stafford County Regional Airport, Stafford, VA, and Marine Corps Base, Quantico, VA, n...

Calcium and vitamin D may not be the only protection against bone loss

Chevy Chase, MDDiets that are high in protein and cereal grains produce an excess of acid in the body which may increase calcium excretion and weaken bones, according to a new study accepted for publication in The Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism ( JCEM ). The s...

DigitalPersona Places Identity Protection at People's Fingertips

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Nov. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- DigitalPersona, Inc., the leader in fingerprint identity solutions, today announced DigitalPersona Personal 4.0, an easy-to-use identity protection suite for individuals, family members and business users. DigitalPersona Personal 4.0 is the first ident...

When the ill need protection from the cure

In the quest to discover the root of illnesses, patients have to undergo an increasing number of scans and tests that may involve the use of ionising radiation to detect the source and scope of an ailment. However, this practice could also put patients at risk. "There has been concern that new ...

Vaccine against HER2-positive breast cancer offers complete protection in lab

PHILADELPHIA Researchers at Wayne State University have tested a breast cancer vaccine they say completely eliminated HER2-positive tumors in mice - even cancers resistant to current anti-HER2 therapy - without any toxicity. The study, reported in the September 15 issue of Cancer Research, a...

2009 Force Protection Equipment Demonstration Set for Next May 19-21

WASHINGTON, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2009 Force Protection Equipment Demonstration (FPED VII) will be held at Stafford County Regional Airport, Stafford, VA, and Marine Corps Base, Quantico, VA, next May 19-21. The FPED VII theme is: Impacting the Global War on Terror. The demonstration i...

Vobile Launches VideoDNA Live; Enables Real-Time Digital Content Protection for Live Broadcast Events

Major deployment for 2008 Beijing Olympics LAS VEGAS, April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- (National Association of Broadcasters Show 2008) -- Vobile, a leading provider of video content identification and management products and services, today announced the release of VideoDNA(TM) Live, a...

Need for federal protection against genetic discrimination

Washington A policy monograph highlighting the need for federal protections against genetic discrimination in employment and insurance practices was released today by the American College of Physicians (ACP). The six policy positions ACP believes should be included in the federal protections are...

Environmental groups call for increased protection of coral reefs

Washington, DC (Jan. 24, 2008) As 17 countries and 30 organizations launch the International Year of the Reef today, three major environmental groups World Wildlife Fund, The Nature Conservancy and Conservation International call on governments, businesses, scientists, non-governmental organiza...

A search for protection against chemotherapy cardiotoxicity

Researchers at the University of Grenoble, in France, have discovered that erythropoietin administration prevents acute cardiotoxic effects induced by doxorubicin and trastuzumab exposures. The research article describing this work entitled Erythropoietin pretreatment protects against acute chemot...

Better protection for biomedial devices could result from Rutgers-Camden research

CAMDEN Biomedical and microelectronic devices could be better protected thanks to research underway at Rutgers UniversityCamden that aims to improve the coating of polymers in smoothness and uniformity, no matter how intricate the product. Daniel Bubb, an associate professor of physics at Rut...

Secure Services Corp. Achieves Milestone in United States Identity Protection with the Launch of the SSC SHAPE Card Management Solution

DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., Nov. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Secure Services Corp. (SSC), a leader in developing unique solutions for secure information and communication has achieved a milestone within the United States. SSC has successfully integrated their Secure Health and Privacy Environment (SHAPE) Smart...

Rain forest protection works in Peru

Stanford, CAA new regional study shows that land-use policies in Peru have been key to tempering rain forest degradation and destruction in that country. Scientists at the Carnegie Institutions Department of Global Ecology led an international effort to analyze seven years of high-resolution satel...

HIV-1 protease inhibitor induced oxidative stress in pancreatic B-cells: thymoquinone protection

Researchers at the Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana have discovered that the HIV-1 protease inhibitors (PIs), such as nelfinavir included in highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) regimen for the treatment of HIV-1 patients, induce deleterious effects on insulin s...

Moderate alcohol intake associated with bone protection

BOSTON - (March 3, 2009) In an epidemiological study of men and post-menopausal women primarily over 60 years of age, regular moderate alcohol intake was associated with greater bone mineral density (BMD). Researchers at the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging (USDA HNRCA) at ...

Stem cells may solve mystery of early pregnancy breast cancer protection

The answer to why an early pregnancy seems to protect against breast cancer could rest with a decrease in stem cells found after animals have given birth, said researchers at Baylor College of Medicine in a report that appears in the current issue of the journal Stem Cell. Women who have chil...

Smithsonian researchers show major role of bats in plant protection

Researchers at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute report that bats significantly reduce insect abundance and damage on plants. In a lowland tropical rainforest in Panama, bats can consume roughly twice as many plant-eating insects as do birds. This landmark study in the journal Science is...

Antioxidants could provide all-purpose radiation protection

SINGAPORE -- Two common dietary molecules found in legumes and bran could protect DNA from the harmful effects of radiation, researchers from the University of Maryland report. Inositol and inositol hexaphosphate (IP6) protected both human skin cells and a skin cancer-prone mouse from exposure to ...

Researchers uncover protection mechanism of radiation-resistant bacterium

Recent discoveries by researchers at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU) could lead to new avenues of exploration for radioprotection in diverse settings. Michael J. Daly, Ph.D., an associate professor in USU's Department of Pathology, and his colleagues have uncovered ev...

'Protecting virus' offers instant flu protection and converts flu infections into their own vaccines

Research led by Professor Nigel Dimmock at the University of Warwick is developing an entirely new method of protecting against flu. This has been shown to protect animals against various strains of flu, and could offer protection against the full range of influenza A infections, including H5N1 an...

Study: Living coral reefs provide better protection from tsunami waves

Healthy coral reefs provide their adjacent coasts with substantially more protection from destructive tsunami waves than do unhealthy or dead reefs, a Princeton University study suggests. Initially spurred by the tsunami that devastated the coastlines of the Indian Ocean two years ago, a team of...

Plant protection from cold decoded

In response to cold, plants trigger a cascade of genetic reactions that allow them to survive. University of California, Riverside Professor of Plant Cell Biology Jian-Kang Zhu has described how a little-known biochemical reaction regulates that genetic cascade. Zhu's findings were published in t...

Researches discover gene critical for protection against septic-shock-induced death

Disruption of a single gene, Nrf2, plays a critical role in regulating the body's innate immune response to sepsis and septic shock, according to a study by a research team led by Shyam Biswal, PhD, at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. The researchers found that the absence of...

Sun protection for plants

Scientists in Sheffield working on the fundamental biological processes of plants could make significant difference to the lives of farmers in many parts of the world. Using model plant species, such as the tiny weed Arabidopsis, the researchers have uncovered one of the processes used by the plant...

Vaccine provides 100 percent protection against avian flu virus in animal study

Scientists have sequenced and compared the genomes of planktonic microbes living throughout the water column in the Pacific Ocean. The pioneering study yielded insight into the specialization of microbial communities at each depth--ranging from 40 to more than 13,000 feet. "By reading the informa...

Researchers Find Drug May Give Some Cardiac Protection 24 Hours After Heart Attack

A drug has been shown to provide some protection to the heart from injury even if given as much as 24 hours after a heart attack, Jefferson Medical College researchers report. Walter Koch, Ph.D., director of the Center for Translational Medicine in the Department of Medicine at Jefferson Medical ...

UNC plant researchers discover proteins interact to form hair-trigger protection against invaders

Experimenting with Arabidopsis, a fast-growing cousin of the humble mustard plant, scientists at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill got a big surprise while investigating how plants respond to attacks from disease organisms such as bacteria and viruses. "Contrary to what we thought w...

U.N. mulls the protection of Earth's forests

The final meeting of the United Nations Forum on Forests, now under way, could result in firm commitments to protect the world's forests or, some environmentalists worry, merely an agreement to continue negotiations. One member of the U.S. delegation to the U.N. forum is international environmen...

Sickle cell and protection against malaria

In this month's issue of the freely available online journal PLoS Medicine, Dr. Thomas N. Williams and colleagues from Kilifi, Kenya, show that the protection against malaria given by carrying the gene for sickle cell haemoglobin may involve the immune system. Studying a group of children and adult...

The way you eat may affect your risk for breast cancer

...es are restricted may be more important for cancer protection than the actual overall degree of calorie restrict... "Understanding how calorie restriction provides protection against the development of mammary tumors should h... intermittent calorie restriction provided greater protection from mammary tumor development than did the same o...

Restoring a natural root signal helps to fight a major corn pest

...mass severely reduced the plants lodge and collapse. In areas in Germany where the corn rootworm is a potential threat, the Federal Office of Consumer protection and Food Safety (BVL) establishes safety zones and enacts the use of the insecticide chlothianidine. In spring 2008 this insecticide was directly appl...

Protecting cells from their neighbors

...res in these mechanisms are at the bases of many diseases, such as certain types of cancer." FROM FLY TO HUMANS The mechanism of transcription protection in somatic cells has been discovered in the fruit fly D. melanogaster , a model commonly used in embryonic cell development to discover universal gen...

First genetically-engineered malaria vaccine to enter human trials

...wman said similar vaccines had been tested in mice and offered 100 per cent protection against malaria infection. He said it was hoped the vaccine would produce s...cades ago when scientists proved that irradiated malaria parasites provide protection against subsequent malaria infection in animal models and humans in develo...

Biologists rediscover endangered frog population

...gged frog and conserve its remaining riparian habitat. "We look forward to reintroducing the species to its native habitat," Bartel said. Habitat protection and restoration, combined with efforts to reintroduce these frogs to areas where they have been decimated, offers the best hope of returning mountain ...

Humans lend a hand to critically endangered waterbird

...ation experts explores the exact reasons behind the decline of the critically endangered white-shouldered ibis. Funded by the Royal Society for the protection of Birds (RSPB) and the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC), the new study was carried out in Western Siem Pang Important Bird Area (IBA), nor...
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