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UniPixel Announces Availability of Opcuity(TM) Finger Print Resistant Film Test Samples

Opcuity FPR Prevents Finger Prints on Touch Displays, Without Sacrificing Display Viewing Quality THE WOODLANDS, Texas, March 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Uni-Pixel, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: UNXL), the developer of a unique new thin film called Opcuity(TM) FPR (Finger Print Resistant), today...

New DNA and RNA aptamers offer unique therapeutic advantages

...y in clinical development as treatments for a broad range of common diseases, as described in a comprehensive review article published online 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 ww...

Got zinc? New zinc research suggests novel therapeutic targets

... Everyone knows that vitamins "from A to zinc" are important for good health. Now, a new research study in the August 2009 print issue of the Journal of Leukocyte Biology ( http://www.jleukbio.org ) suggests that zinc may be pointing the way to new therapeutic targets for figh...

Scientists uncork a potential secret of red wine's health benefits

...ists since red wine was first discovered to have health benefits: how does resveratrol control inflammation? New research published in the August 2009 print issue of The FASEB Journal ( http://www.fasebj.org ), not only explains resveratrol's one-two punch on inflammation, but also show how itor a deriva...

Research shows rates of severe childhood obesity have tripled

...United States and insurance companies should be encouraged to cover this care." The research was published on-line and will appear in the September print edition. Skelton and colleagues compared data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES). They looked at the prevalence of obe...

Reprogramming human cells without inserting genes

... paper "Induction of Stem Cell Gene Expression in Adult Human Fibroblasts without Transgenes," published online July 21, 2009 (in advance of September print publication) as a "fast track" paper from the journal Cloning and Stem Cells . "We show that by manipulating culture conditions alone, we can achi...

DOE-funded research projects win 46 R&D 100 Awards for 2009

... navigate in their environment, and detect movement using the "artificial retina." The implant is intended eventually to enable patients to read large print and recognize faces. (This multi-team project was jointly submitted by Argonne National Laboratory, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Los Alamos...

Short stressful events may improve working memory

...ed out." The study appeared July 20 in the online edition of Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences and will be published in an upcoming print version of the journal. Eunice Y. Yuen, Ph.D., UB research assistant professor of physiology and biophysics, is the first author on the study. To...

Skin-like tissue developed from human embryonic stem cells

...mic human skin and the oral mucosa (the moist tissue that lines the inside of the mouth). The proof-of-concept study is published online in advance of print in Tissue Engineering Part A . "For the first time, we have established that a single source of hESC can provide the multiple cell types needed to...

New advance in revolutionary 'bullet fingerprinting' technique

...y of Leicester's Forensic Research Centre developed- in collaboration with University scientists - a method to 'visualise fingerprints' even after the print itself has been removed. The revolutionary technique was named last year as one of Time Magazine's top 50 inventions of the year. Now continuing...

Federal Bureau of Investigation Awards Lockheed Martin Biometric Card Scanning Service Contract

...CSS) program. The contract covers the conversion of paper fingerprint, palm print and photo records into high-quality electronic records for the FBI. R...antly improve how the FBI accesses traditional fingerprints as well as palm print and photo records." "This card scanning service contract will aid the ...

A complete view of complexity in science and society in a new authoritative reference work

...nce , extends the influence of complexity and system science to a much wider audience than has been possible to date. In eleven volumes, available in print and electronically, it provides an authoritative single source for understanding and applying the concepts of complexity theory together with the tool...

Springer to collaborate with the Human Genome Organization

...rnal 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 from the basic, clinical and population explorations of the...

Two dietary oils, two sets of benefits for older women with diabetes

...ment lifestyle and medication in helping older diabetic women manage their health, she said. The research appears online and is scheduled for later print publication in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition . Thirty-five women participated in the study. All were considered obese based on their ...

MS study offers theory for why repair of brain's wiring fails

... because the body's natural mechanism for repair of the nerve coating called "myelin" stalls out. The study, published today, July 1, 2009, in the print edition of " Genes & Development ," was conducted by scientists at the University of California, San Francisco and University of Cambridge. The resear...

Scientists find a biological 'fountain of youth' in new world bat caves

...o the single most important medical breakthrough in human historysignificantly longer lifespans. The discovery, featured on the cover of the July 2009 print issue of The FASEB Journal ( http://www.fasebj.org ), shows that proper protein folding over time in long-lived bats explains why they live signific...

Harvard scientists solve mystery about why HIV patients are more susceptible to TB infection

... development of new treatments to help people with HIV battle Mycobacterium tuberculosis (TB) infection. In their report, appearing in the July 2009 print issue of the Journal of Leukocyte Biology ( http://www.jleukbio.org ) they describe how HIV interferes with the cellular and molecular mechanisms us...

Federal Bureau of Investigation Awards Lockheed Martin Biometric Card Scanning Service Contract

...CSS) program. The contract covers the conversion of paper fingerprint, palm print and photo records into high-quality electronic records for the FBI. R...antly improve how the FBI accesses traditional fingerprints as well as palm print and photo records." "This card scanning service contract will aid the ...

Omega-3 fatty acids appear to impact AMD progression

...mounts of DHA and EPA appeared to have lower risk of progression to both wet and dry forms of advanced AMD. The results are published on-line ahead of print in the British Journal of Ophthalmology . "Data from the present study also shows the supplements and omega-3 fatty acids collaborate with low-di...

Test detects molecular marker of aging in humans

...ertain behaviors such as tobacco use and physical inactivity, which are known to accelerate the aging process. In a paper published online ahead of print in the journal Aging Cell , the researchers reported that they have solved technical hurdles to develop a simple blood test to detect p16INK4a expres...

Muscle atrophy through thick but not thin

...itself, atrophying and breaking down skeletal muscle proteins to liberate amino acids. In a new study published online June 8 and in the June 15, 2009 print issue of the Journal of Cell Biology ( www.jcb.org ), Shenhav Cohen, Alfred Goldberg, and colleagues show that muscle atrophy is a more ordered proc...

Fatty foods -- not empty stomach -- fire up hunger hormone

...iseases. The laboratory study, led by Matthias Tschp, MD, UC associate professor of psychiatry and internal medicine, is published online ahead of print Friday, June 5, 2009, in the journal Nature Medicine . Ghrelin is a hormone that was believed to accumulate during periods of fasting and is fou...

Scientists explain how 'death receptors' designed to kill our cells may make them stronger

...ll biology, Nietzsche may have been right after all: that which does not kill us does make us stronger. In a review article published in the June 2009 print issue of The FASEB Journal ( http://www.fasebj.org ), scientists from the Mayo Clinic explain how cell receptors (called "death receptors") used by ...

Wet ear wax and unpleasant body odors signal breast cancer risk

...sible for breast cancer causes these physical symptoms. The report describing this finding is featured on the cover of The FASEB Journal 's June 2009 print issue ( http://www.fasebj.org ), and should arm physicians with another clue for detecting breast cancer risk. "We do strongly hope that our stud...

First comprehensive guidelines for managing medullary thyroid carcinoma published in Thyroid journal

...inoma (MTC), an uncommon and challenging form of thyroid cancer, have been developed by the American Thyroid Association and published online ahead of print in Thyroid , a peer-reviewed journal published by Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. ( www.liebertpub.com ). The guidelines are available free online at www.lie...

Strong immune response to new siRNA drugs in development may cause toxic side effects

...ivity, how to test for it, and how to design siRNA drugs to avoid it are critical topics explored in a timely review article published online 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.l...

Tumor growth and chemo response may be predicted by mathematical model

...d the predictability of tumor growth in brain cancer and chemotherapy response in breast cancer. Findings appear in two different papers in the May 15 print issue of the association's peer-reviewed journal Cancer Research . The mathematical model developed by Cristini's lab works by defining tumor bio...

New insight into Alzheimer's disease pathology

... An Alzheimer's-related protein helps form and maintain nerve cell connections, according to a study published in the May 4 print issue of the Journal of Cell Biology and online at www.jcb.org . The protein, called presenilin, is mutated in many cases of inherited Alzheimer...

Late motherhood boosts family lifespan

...rth rather than just their longevity in estimating how long you may live," says Smith, whose study will be published online May 4 and in the June 10 print issue of the Journal of Gerontology: Biological Sciences . The researchers examined high-quality genealogical records from the Utah Population Da...

Songbird study from CSHL, CCNY provides concrete measure of biology's impact on culture

...o conduct in humans, but an analog has been performed among a species of songbirds called zebra finches. The study, which will appear online ahead of print on May 3rd in the journal Nature , provides new insights into how genetic background, learning abilities and environmental variation might influence ...

Purdue study finds dairy better for bones than calcium carbonate

...ational Dairy Council, is the first direct comparison of bone properties between calcium from supplements and milk. It will be published in the August print issue of the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research and is online at http://www.jbmronline.org/ "A lot of companies say, 'If you don't drink milk,...

Diminuendo -- New mouse model for understanding cause of progressive hearing loss

...ed region influences the production of sensory hair cells in the inner ear, both in the mouse and in humans. The findings have been published ahead of print in the current online issue of Nature Genetics . This study represents a major step forward in elucidating the common phenomenon of progressive heari...

Building the lymphatic drainage system

...lve-containing vessels arise from more primitive capillaries. The study will be published online April 27 ( www.jcb.org ) and will appear in the May 4 print issue of the Journal of Cell Biology . Foxc2 built the lymph vessel valves with the help of NFATc1, which was a known heart valve engineer. Norrmn...

Springer and Japanese Society of Biorheology to work together

...food materials. The biannual journal includes original articles, brief communications and authoritative review articles and will be published both in print and electronically. Basic science and its applications in the broad field of biorheology will be covered, including the rheology of macromolecules as...

Field Museum paleontologist leads study on two new dinosaurs from China

...s, and both are described in technical publications published on-line in the Proceedings of the Royal Society B this week. The papers will appear in print later this year in a special volume entitled "Recent advances in Chinese palaeontology." An early precursor to T.rex One of the new animals is...

Springer partners with the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

...ociety for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB) to publish The Encyclopedia of Molecular Life Sciences. The 11-volume work will be published in print and electronically in 2012. Society members will have free access to the online edition in perpetuity. "We are delighted about the ASBMB partnersh...

SIRT1 takes down tumors

...on of the tumor promoter c-Myc, SIRT1 curbs cell division. The study will be published online April 13 ( www.jcb.org ) and will appear in the April 20 print issue of the Journal of Cell Biology . The yeast and nematode equivalents of SIRT1 are fountains of youth that stretch lifespan. Whether SIRT1 sl...

When cancer cells can't let go

...K) coordinates these processes to permit forward movement. The study will be published online April 13 ( www.jcb.org ) and will appear in the April 20 print issue of the Journal of Cell Biology . Crawling cancer cells send out extensions called invadopodia. By releasing enzymes that dissolve the extra...

CSHL-led team identifies key decision-point at which cells with broken DNA repair themselves or die

... decision point as cells decide whether to repair broken DNA strands or commit suicide following DNA damage. In a report published online ahead of print in the Journal of Biological Chemistry , Tonks and colleagues identify a protein with the unlikely name Eyes Absent, or EYA, as performing a critical...

2009 AIBS Media Award

... to a journalist for outstanding reporting on biological research in either print or broadcast journalism. Rowe's story, "Sexual Male: The Hard Facts," is pa... (CAP), where he specialized in science policy and wrote for the online and print journal, Science Progress . Weiss came to CAP from The Washington Post , ...
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