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Argonne to showcase science and technology at community open house

The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory will open its gates to the community on Saturday, August 29, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. for a day of discovery and fun for the whole family. The event is free and open to the public. "The open house will be great fun for everyon...

Indonesia Now Using MegaMatcher Biometric Technology in Integrated Passport Issuance System

VILNIUS, Lithuania, July 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Neurotechnology ( 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 Passport Iss...

University of Minnesota research leads to new technology to protect human health

Larry Wackett and Michael Sadowsky, members of the University of Minnesota's BioTechnology Institute, developed an enzyme that is used in Bioo Scientific's new MaxDiscovery Melamine Test kit, which simplifies the detection of melamine contamination in food. Melamine is an industrial chemical that ...

Parascript Signature Verification Technology Used by Moscow Law Firm to Detect Signature Fraud in $160,000 Debt Collection Case

-- Results from Parascript SignatureXpert confirm that signatures on financial documents were fraudulent, and enabled the Arbitration Court of Moscow to initiate forensic examination and expert study -- BOULDER, Colo., June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Parascript, LLC, the image analysis and pat...

M2SYS Technology to Offer Desktop Biometric Technology to Kronos Customers

ATLANTA, July 23 /PRNewswire/ -- M2SYS Technology, an award-winning biometric technology research and development firm, announced today that Kronos Incorporated, the global leader in workforce management solutions, has chosen M2SYS to provide its customers with a desktop biometrics solution that s...

The sound of light: Innovative technology shatters the barriers of modern light microscopy

In the past, even modern technologies have failed to produce high-resolution fluorescence images from this depth because of the strong scattering of light. In the Nature Photonics journal, the Munich researchers describe how they can reveal genetic expression within live fly larvae and fish by "...

M2SYS Technology to Offer Desktop Biometric Technology to Kronos Customers

ATLANTA, July 23 /PRNewswire/ -- M2SYS Technology, an award-winning biometric technology research and development firm, announced today that Kronos Incorporated, the global leader in workforce management solutions, has chosen M2SYS to provide its customers with a desktop biometrics solution that s...

A Canada-wide technology platform for mapping the human interactome

Montral, June 23, 2009 On June 18, the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) announced the award of $9.16 million for the creation of a national technology platform aimed at mapping the human interactome. This national platform, headed by Dr. Benoit Coulombe from the Institut de recherches clini...

Study shows Chronix technology using serum DNA can identify early presence of disease

San Jose, California, June 23, 2009 Chronix Biomedical today reported that a new study in a peer-reviewed journal further confirms the potential diagnostic and prognostic utility of using circulating fragments of DNA to detect early stage disease. These DNA fragments, referred to as serum DNA, a...

Parascript Signature Verification Technology Used by Moscow Law Firm to Detect Signature Fraud in $160,000 Debt Collection Case

-- Results from Parascript SignatureXpert confirm that signatures on financial documents were fraudulent, and enabled the Arbitration Court of Moscow to initiate forensic examination and expert study -- BOULDER, Colo., June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Parascript, LLC, the image analysis and pat...

Continuous glucose monitoring technology -- special issue of Diabetes Technology and Therapeutics

New Rochelle, NY, May 29, 2009Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) devices represent a critical step toward achieving automated glucose measurement, offering people with diabetes a promising new tool for maintaining optimal glucose control. A comprehensive review of this rapidly changing field, fea...

Triage technology with a Star Trek twist

Triage technology comes with a Star Trek twist, at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Science & Technology Directorate (DHS S&T). Determining who needs medical care at the scene of a disaster is still pretty old-fashioned: emergency responders bent over a victim, checking body temperatu...

Demonstration Features Commercial Technology for Combating Terrorism

WASHINGTON, May 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Military and civilian personnel from the U.S. Armed Forces, as well as federal, state and local homeland security, law enforcement and other first-responder personnel from throughout the United States, and defense media have been encouraged to register and attend ...

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...

Demonstration Features Commercial Technology for Combating Terrorism

WASHINGTON, May 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Military and civilian personnel from the U.S. Armed Forces, as well as federal, state and local homeland security, law enforcement and other first-responder personnel from throughout the United States, and defense media have been encouraged to register and attend ...

New technology shows promise against resistant staph infections

April 29, 2009 (BRONX, NY) Scientists at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University have combined their revolutionary new drug-delivery system with a powerful antimicrobial agent to treat potentially deadly drug-resistant staph infections in mice. The study is published this month...

Star Trek-like technology offers noninvasive monitor for patients and athletes

HOUSTON (April 29, 2009) How long will it take to develop Star Trek-like medical technologies? The gap between science fiction and reality is closing faster than many people may think. A noninvasive, needle-free system that uses light to measure tissue oxygen and pH will soon be an alternati...

Ben-Gurion University research and technology used in new solar energy farm

BEER-SHEVA, ISRAEL, April 28, 2009 ZenithSolar, an Israeli start-up company, launched its first "solar farm" near Tel Aviv on April 26, based on concentrated photovoltaic (CPV) systems developed by Prof. David Faiman of Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU). ZenithSolar Video Faiman,...

FluChip technology licensed to combat deadly flu virus

Boulder, CO, 4-28-09. InDevR, a small biotech company in Boulder, CO, announced today that they have licensed the FluChip technology from the University of Colorado. The FluChip was invented by a joint team of scientists at the University of Colorado and the Centers for Disease Control and Preve...

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...

Conference tackles technology needed to address climate change

We have the will but do we have the technology? The second Climate Change Technology Conference (CCTC 2009) is being held May 13 to 15, 2009 at McMaster University to look at developing practical engineering and administrative responses to climate change and global warming. Among the guest spe...

Olympus advances technology for laparo-endoscopic single-site surgery

CENTER VALLEY, Pa., April 22, 2009 Olympus America Inc. formally introduced its advanced technology platform that now allows surgeons to perform minimally invasive single-site surgery through the umbilicus (belly button), which may result in less abdominal trauma, less post-operative pain, less i...

Ancient diatoms lead to new technology for solar energy

CORVALLIS, Ore. Engineers at Oregon State University have discovered a way to use an ancient life form to create one of the newest technologies for solar energy, in systems that may be surprisingly simple to build compared to existing silicon-based solar cells. The secret: diatoms. These ti...

Nanofarming technology harvest biofuel oils without harming algae

AMES, Iowa Algae is widely touted as the next best source for fueling the world's energy needs. But one of the greatest challenges in creating biofuels from algae is that when you extract the oil from the algae, it kills the organisms, dramatically raising production costs. Now researchers at ...

Cellulosic biofuel technology will generate low-cost green fuel, says major study

Cellulosic biofuels offer similar, if not lower, costs and very large reductions in greenhouse gas emissions compared to petroleum-derived fuels. That's one of the key take-home messages from a series of expert papers on "The Role of Biomass in America's Energy Future (RBAEF)" in a special issue o...

Salient Stills Notches Significant Advances in Profitability, Diversity of Sales and Customers, and Video Forensics Technology in 2008

Growing Overseas Sales and Distribution Compound Steady Domestic Demand for Innovative Video Security Systems for Law Enforcement BOSTON, March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Salient Stills, a leading video forensics and image enhancement software company, today reported very positive 2008 sales, profitab...

QSGI Integrates Fujitsu Mag EraSURE Data Degausser into its Suite of Information Technology Security Services

Industry-Leading Degaussing Solution Permanently Disposes Magnetically Recorded Data to Help QSGI's Customers Bolster Information Security and Satisfy Compliance Requirements SUNNYVALE, Calif., Feb. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Fujitsu Computer Products of America, Inc., a leading supplier of...

Biologist receives the 2008 AAAS Public Understanding of Science and Technology Award

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) has named Kenneth R. Miller, professor of biology in the Department of Molecular Biology, Cell Biology and Biochemistry at Brown University as winner of the 2008 AAAS Award for Public Understanding of Science and Technology. Miller ...

Reducing CO2 through technology and smart growth

A Georgia Tech City and Regional Planning study on climate change, published February 10, 2009 online by Environmental Science and Technology , shows that "smart growth" combined with the use of hybrid vehicle technology could reduce cities' carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions the principal driver of...

NSF to fund water and environment technology center

The National Science Foundation has awarded a five-year, $1.24 million grant to The University of Arizona and two other universities to fund a research center to investigate new clean-water technologies. These new technologies include improved monitoring of large-scale water distribution system...

Complete Genomics releases proof-of-concept data for its sequencing technology for the first time

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. Feb. 6, 2009 Complete Genomics, Inc. released proof-of-concept (PoC) data for its human genome sequencing technology for the first time yesterday evening. The analysis results were reviewed by Dr. Clifford Reid, Complete Genomics chairman, president and CEO, during his pres...

Engineering technology pinpoints earliest signs of animal life

Scientists using revolutionary new technology developed at The University of Nottingham have recorded the earliest evidence of animal life so far. Using a scientific technique known as Hydropyrolysis (using hydrogen gas at high pressure) they have been able to date chemical fossils discovered i...

Sports technology for para-athletes: Closing the gap

This issue of Sports Technology , published by Wiley-Blackwell, spotlights recent developments that seek to close the gap between able-bodied athletes and para-athletes, with two published articles highlighting running prostheses. The first article, entitled "Biomechanics of double transtibial...

Novel technology could produce biofuel for around 0.50 a liter ($2.49 a gallon)

A novel technology for synthesising chemicals from plant material could produce liquid fuel for just over 0.50 a litre, say German scientists. But only if the infrastructure is set up in the right way, states the research published in this month's issue of Biofuels, Bioproducts & Biorefining . ...

Novel technology could produce biofuel for around €0.50 a liter ($2.49 a gallon)

A novel technology for synthesising chemicals from plant material could produce liquid fuel for just over 0.50 a litre, say German scientists. But only if the infrastructure is set up in the right way, states the research published in this month's issue of Biofuels, Bioproducts & Biorefining . ...

Fujitsu Develops HDD Security Technology Based on Opal SSC Standards

Creating More Secure Computing Environments for a Wide Range of Platforms SUNNYVALE, Calif., Jan. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Fujitsu Computer Products of America, Inc. , a leading supplier of innovative computer products including hard disk drives, peripherals and biometric security solutions, to...

A world-first in solar technology unveiled at Concordia University

MONTREAL, CANADA/ January 15, 2009 People travelling in Quartier Concordia along Ste. Catherine street or De Maisonneuve boulevard in Montreal can now look up and see a demonstration of innovative Canadian technology conceived at Concordia University: solar panels covering the top two floors of o...

Digital communication technology helps clear path to personalized therapies

LA JOLLA, Calif., January 9, 2009 -- Researchers at the Burnham Institute for Medical Research (Burnham) have shown that search algorithms used in digital communications can help scientists identify effective multi-drug combinations. The study, led by Giovanni Paternostro, M.D., Ph.D., was publish...

New rainforest mapping technology gets huge support

Stanford, CAA lack of technology needed to explore and monitor vast regions of tropical rain forest has been a critical bottleneck for Earth scientists, conservationists, and forest managers. As a result, we have limited understanding of the composition and function of these forests and how they a...
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