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truTV and Cox Offer Free Digital Fingerprinting to Help Prevent Crimes Against Children

"Digital Fingerprinting for Kids" event on April 18 at Pembroke Mall , Virginia Beach CHESAPEAKE, Va., April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Network Sales (TNS), the distribution, sales and marketing arm of Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. (TBS, Inc.), and truTV, are partnering with Cox Co...

truTV and Cox Offer Free Digital Fingerprinting to Help Prevent Crimes Against Children

"Digital Fingerprinting for Kids" event on April 18 at Pembroke Mall , Virginia Beach CHESAPEAKE, Va., April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Network Sales (TNS), the distribution, sales and marketing arm of Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. (TBS, Inc.), and truTV, are partnering with Cox Co...

Forget the antioxidants? McGill researchers cast doubt on role of free radicals in aging

This release is available in French . For more than 40 years, the prevailing explanation of why we get old has been tied to what is called oxidative stress. This theory postulates that when molecules like free radicals, oxygen ions and peroxides build up in cells, they overwhelm the cells'...

Protein 'tubules' free avian flu virus from immune recognition

A protein found in the virulent avian influenza virus strain called H5N1 forms tiny tubules in which it "hides" the pieces of double-stranded RNA formed during viral infection, which otherwise would prompt an antiviral immune response from infected cells, said Baylor College of Medicine researcher...

Research center to free chemistry from Earth's bonds

A new research center combining the tools of chemistry and astronomy will use the unique laboratory of interstellar space to free the study of basic chemistry from the restrictive bonds of Earth. The Center for Chemistry of the Universe will allow scientists to explore new types of chemical rea...

Traits produced by melanin may signal the bearer's capacity to combat free radicals

Some animal species have developed conspicuous traits produced by melanin pigments (for instance, dark manes in lions, black stripes in some birds and fishes). These traits are used as signals during contests for resources and/or contribute to increase the mating opportunities. However, the effici...

Art meets science: Engineer discusses his photographs in free UH lecture

HOUSTON, Nov. 12, 2007 Visually unsettling and intellectually provocative, John Chervinskys photographs are an ongoing series of conceptual still lifes. Chervinsky, a photographer with a strong background in physics, chemistry and materials science, will lecture about his exhibition An Experimen...

Rosemary chicken protects your brain from free radicals

Rosemary not only tastes good in culinary dishes such as Rosemary chicken and lamb, but scientists have now found it is also good for your brain. A collaborative group from the Burnham Institute for Medical Research (Burnham Institute) in La Jolla, CA and in Japan, report that the herb rosemary co...

Lab-on-a-chip homes in on how cancer cells break free

Johns Hopkins engineers have invented a method that could be used to help figure out how cancer cells break free from neighboring tissue, an "escape" that can spread the disease to other parts of the body. The new lab-on-a-chip, described in the March issue of the journal Nature Methods , could l...

Do fruit flies have free will?

Free will and true spontaneity exist ?in fruit flies. This is what scientists report in a groundbreaking study in the May 16, 2007 issue of the open-access journal PLoS ONE. "Animals and especially insects are usually seen as complex robots which only respond to external stimuli," says senior aut...

Americans support free access to research

In an online survey of public attitudes conducted recently and released today by Harris Interactive®, 8 out of 10 (82%) adults polled said they believe that "if tax dollars pay for scientific research, people should have free access to the results of the research on the Internet." In addition, si...

Scientists discover why cornea is transparent and free of blood vessels, allowing vision

Scientists at the Harvard Department of Ophthalmology's Schepens Eye Research Institute and Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary (MEEI) are the first to learn why the cornea, the clear window of the eye, is free of blood vessels--a unique phenomenon that makes vision possible. The key, say the resea...

GPSDB, the free Gene and Protein Synonyms DataBase

The search for El Dorado in the Amazonian rainforest might not have yielded pots of gold, but it has led to unearthing a different type of gold mine: some of the globe's richest soil that can transform poor soil into highly fertile ground. That's not all. Scientists have a method to reproduce thi...

A Father’s Day Gift: Free DNA Paternity Testing

Vast genetic resources ?"blue gold" on the international deep sea floor ?need protection from unfettered commercial exploitation, warns a new report from the Japan-based United Nations University Institute for Advanced Studies (UNU-IAS). Increasingly recognized as important to humankind for their...

Researchers extend mouse lifespan by protecting against free radicals

Scientists at the University of Washington and their colleagues at other research centers have found a way to significantly extend the lifespan of mice while reducing the impact of the aging process. Their study, which will be published online by the journal Science on May 5, lends more credence to...

Navigating in the ocean of molecules

... very user-friendly way so that non-experts can use it to analyse their data themselves," he adds. The researchers have made Scaffold Hunter available free of charge on the Internet. The source code can also be obtained: advanced users can thus adapt the program to their requirements and embark on more ta...

Argonne to showcase science and technology at community open house

...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 everyone,"...the Argonne Wakefield Accelerator. The event will be held rain or shine. free shuttle service will be provided and food and drink will be available for p...

New DNA and RNA aptamers offer unique therapeutic advantages

...ine ahead of print in Oligonucleotides , a peer-reviewed journal published by Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. ( www.liebertpub.com ). The article is available free online at www.liebertpub.com/oli Aptamers offer several advantages compared to protein or small molecule drugs, most notably their ease of produ...

Holding breath for several minutes elevates marker for brain damage

...rological damage over time. The researchers recommended further research on free divers that would begin early in their careers and follow them for years to...ity in Sweden. The American Physiological Society published the study. free diving is a tradition There is a tradition of breath-hold diving in Jap...

K-State researchers say after-school programs should promote activity, healthy nutrition

...significantly more active than girls during indoor free play and organized outdoor activities; however, mo...orous physical activity levels recorded during the free play and organized physical activity sessions. Children were more active in free play than when led by adults who were not well tra...

Jet-propelled imaging for an ultrafast light source

...erator Laboratory in Palo Alto, California, using energetic electrons from a linear accelerator to produce coherent x-rays with an instrument called a free electron laser (FEL). The x-rays will be delivered 120 times a second in pulses only a tenth of a trillionth of a second long about the time it takes...

Test helps in fight against lung infections and for treating other life-threatening infections

...The patient responded to the treatment, was discharged and is still symptom free after more than one year. In another case, a patient was on a lung trans...lung transplant was conducted successfully and the patient has been symptom free for more than two years. ...

Microbes and their hosts -- exploring the complexity of symbiosis in DNA and cell biology

...e the focus of the current special issue of DNA and Cell Biology , a peer-reviewed journal published by Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. The issue is available free online at www.liebertpub.com/dna "Symbiosis is one of the most rapidly growing fields in biology.... After decades of focusing on bacteria in pur...

AAAS Pacific division scientific conference to meet in San Francisco Aug. 14 - 19

... objects, featuring two former astronauts Advances in pharmacology and toxicology: new drugs and novel therapies The public is invited to attend free public lectures. Highlights include: Shipwrecks as fossils Ecological awareness in American landscape art WHERE: San Francisco State U...

Comprehensive look at rare leukemia finds relatively few genetic changes launch disease

...00 U.S. children. About 60 percent of young AML patients become long-term survivors. This study reflects the push to chart the genetic changes that free cells from normal controls and allow the uncontrolled cell division that is a hallmark of cancer. Downing said the findings underscore the need to sur...

ISU researchers find possible treatment for spinal muscular atrophy

...oducing a small oligonucleotide. It is a very simple experiment if you think about it." The resulting proteins are normal just like a regular cell - free from Spinal Muscular Atrophy. "Our cells are healthy and survive," he said. "From that point of view, this is a major achievement." Singh, along w...

Scientists track impact of DNA damage in the developing brain

... is thought to be particularly susceptible to such damage because neurons consume large amounts of oxygen, which can result in excessive production of free radicals and leave them vulnerable to single-strand DNA damage. Because brain cells do not divide, they cannot use the backup repair systems found in ...

What scientists know about jewel beetle shimmer

... red colors. Srinivasarao postulates that beetle cells form similar to a certain kind of liquid crystal called a 'cholesteric' liquid crystal whose free surface has cone-like structures and that has a helical arrangement of molecules. Research suggests the cells come from spontaneous arrangement of gl...

LSUHSC shows for first time infant inhalation of ultrafine air pollution linked to adult lung disease

...te Professor of Pharmacology at LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans, has shown for the first time that early exposure to environmentally persistent free radicals (present in airborne ultrafine particulate matter) affects long-term lung function. She recently presented her latest research data at the 11...

K-State plant pathologists develop online teaching modules used globally

...d systems in the Andean Highlands of South America. Garrett, her colleagues and students at K-State are developing online training modules that are free to anyone with Internet access. Garrett said so far more than 30,000 visitors from more than 100 countries have accessed these modules. Because these ...

Happier, healthier, more productive hens on omega-3?

...test evidence suggests this is getting worse, with many birds from barn and free range flocks having sustained breaks or fractures by the end of their lifet...ing with omega-3 we hope to be able to retain the environmental benefits of free range systems without incurring a welfare cost in terms of increased bone b...

UAB students' Nintendo Wii CPR earns American Heart Association support

...mpleted, the UAB Wii CPR program will become available on the American Heart Association Web site as an open source code download, which would make it free and available to anyone with Internet access. The UAB team says it could complete its program development by early fall of 2009. ...

Methane-eating microbes can use iron and manganese oxides to 'breathe'

...e with sulfate as a control and a sample that was sulfate, iron oxide and manganese oxide free, but live. She also incubated samples that were sulfate free but contained iron oxide or manganese oxide. She placed methane gas that contained the non-radioactive carbon-13 isotope in the empty space in the fla...

Springer to collaborate with the Human Genome Organization

...y published at Springer as Genomic Medicine, The HUGO Journal has a new design, new features and a new editorial team. Members of HUGO will receive free access to the journal online and be able to purchase print subscriptions at discounted rates. The HUGO Journal will focus on discoveries arising ...

Contaminated site remediation: Are nanomaterials the answer?

...es (available at: http://www.nanotec.org.uk/finalReport.htm ), the British Royal Society and Royal Academy of Engineering recommended that the use of free manufactured nanoparticles be prohibited for environmental applications such as remediation until further research on potential risks and benefits had...

New way to make sensors that detect toxic chemicals

...ickel," Beach explained. After he removes the nickel oxide from the pressure cooker, he washes it in a common solvent called methyl ethyl ketone to free up the nanoparticles. At that point, the material is ready to use. Most other synthesis methods require another additional step -- a high-temperatu...

Scientists track chemical changes in cells as they endure extreme conditions

...of a cell's biochemical and metabolic activity, such as spikes in levels of free radicals and organic acids. Specifically, the infrared microscope tracks...nt proved too much for many cells; they died due to a toxic accumulation of free radicals. But some cells with adequate stores of energy survived. And fo...

Genetically engineered mice yield clues to 'knocking out' cancer

...n to survive, the element also can be stressful to cells and their componentsparticularly DNAas part of "reactive species" in the environment, such as free radicals and peroxides. The damage levied on DNA by these compounds can include lesions, breaks, cross-links and deletionserrors in our normal genetic...

Triggering muscle development -- a therapeutic cure for muscle wastage?

...ve shown that if elderly men were given growth hormone and exercised their legs showed an appreciable muscle mass increase. Dr. Geoff Goldspink (Royal free and University College Medical School, UK) says: "This raises the question: Can age-related loss of muscle strength and increased fragility be amelior...

New MRI technique could mean fewer breast biopsies in high-risk women

...ineering and radiology, Block and colleagues also are refining ways to image both breasts simultaneously a development that could slash scan time and free valuable MRI space for additional patients. "If you have a screening procedure that you want people to participate in regularly, you want to make it c...
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