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How to text message and avoid pain

While it is well known that excessive text messaging can result in sore thumbs, less is known about its possible effects on the neck, arms and hands. Young adults with symptoms in these parts of the body use a different technique when texting, according to a study at the Sahlgrenska Academy, Unive...

Image processing and mathematical morphology in new text by NJIT professor

Image Processing and Mathematical Morphology: Fundamentals and Applications (CRC Publisher, 2009), a new reference book by NJIT computer science professor Frank Y. Shih http://web.njit.edu/~shih offers a comprehensive overview of morphological mechanisms and techniques and their relation to imag...

Image processing and mathematical morphology in new text by NJIT prof

Image Processing and Mathematical Morphology: Fundamentals and Applications (CRC Publisher, 2009), a new reference book by NJIT computer science professor Frank Y. Shih http://web.njit.edu/~shih offers a comprehensive overview of morphological mechanisms and techniques and their relation to imag...

New text focuses on formidable opportunistic fungus

Modern medical technologies are repairing the human body in ways never imagined only a few years ago, but they are leaving an increasing population of patients who are newly susceptible to opportunistic pathogens. Invasive and chronic fungal infections have become a formidable clinical opponent, a...

UNC study: Text messaging may help children fight off obesity

CHAPEL HILL Many children love sending and receiving text messages through their cell phones sometimes to the great annoyance of their parents. But now a new study from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill suggests this technology could be used to reduce children's chances of becom...

New text highlights role of microorganisms in alternative energy development

As the demand for and price of oil and other sources of energy continues to rise scientists are increasingly looking for abundant, cost-effective alternative sources of energy. One of the least studied and most promising sources, microorganisms, is the focus of a new book by ASM Press, Bioenergy....

Male crickets with bigger heads are better fighters, study reveals, echoing ancient Chinese text

Observing and betting on cricket fights has been part of Chinese cultural tradition since at least the Sung Dynasty (A.D. 960-1278). This ancient practice has resulted in quite a detailed list of characteristics that Chinese practitioners think make for champion fighters. "Because money was involv...

Biochemistry of human physiology in health and disease is focus of updated clinical text

COLD SPRING HARBOR, N.Y. (Nov. 4, 2008) To intelligently perform laboratory methods in the investigation and diagnosis of disease, a solid understanding of the biochemistry behind the diseases and methods is required. The second edition of a leading book that describes the biochemical and phys...

Mayo Clinic collaboration mining of ancient herbal text leads to potential new anti-bacterial drug

A unique Mayo Clinic collaboration has revived the healing wisdom of Pacific Island cultures by testing a therapeutic plant extract described in a 17th century Dutch herbal text for its anti-bacterial properties. Early results show that extracts from the Atun tree effectively control bacteria that ...

Microbiology text tells stories, offers online resources

A new general microbiology textbook aimed at undergraduate students comes with not one, but two online resources. Written by eminent scientists with practical teaching, textbook writing and research experience, Microbe, will engage students in the learning process with its clear, reader-friendly ...

Comprehensive biodefense text published

A new book, Biological Weapons Defense: Infectious Disease and Counterbioterrorism, deals with the intentional causality of disease. Published by Humana Press, this text is also available in e-Book. Many of the contributors come from the U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases (...

Software Tool for Converting Scientific Text into a Database of Functional Relationships

Ariadne Genomics, Inc. today announced the launch of MedScan?Text-to-Knowledge Suite 2.0, a Natural Language Processing-based tool for automated extraction of biological facts from scientific literature, MEDLINE abstracts, and other text sources. A demo version of MedScan is available at www.ariadn...

AGU journal highlights -- Aug. 6, 2009

... in this release by clicking on the links below. Instructions for members of the news media, PIOs, and the public for downloading or ordering the full text of any research paper summarized below are available at http://www.agu.org/jinstructions.shtml 1. Ozone depletion reduces ocean carbon uptake ...

High construction cost for cycads

...general lack of physiology research on Cycas species is a limitation to our understanding of this important plant group. Every comprehensive written text on Cycas makes a point of how little is known about how these plants function. Thomas Marler, through his work at the Western Pacific Tropical Resea...

Springer launches SpringerImages

...aptions and keywords (both author-provided and user-generated). A feature unique to SpringerImages, users can also search the sentences from the full text which refer to the image. The platform provides bibliographic information for the sources, as well as one-click access to the full text, allowing use...

American Chemical Society's Weekly Presspac -- June 17, 2009

...icides Measured from Floor Wipes" DOWNLOAD FULL text ARTICLE: http://pubs.acs.org/stoken/presspac/pres...ne-Secreting Diatom Solar Panels" DOWNLOAD FULL text ARTICLE: http://pubs.acs.org/stoken/presspac/pres...for both Environment and Climate" DOWNLOAD FULL text ARTICLE: http://pubs.acs.org/stoken/presspac/pres...

American Chemical Society weekly presspac -- June 10, 2009

...2-Ethyl-2-deoxyguanosine Adducts" DOWNLOAD FULL text ARTICLE: http://pubs.acs.org/stoken/presspac/pres...f Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes" DOWNLOAD FULL text ARTICLE: http://pubs.acs.org/stoken/presspac/pres...een Constituent Emitting Centers" DOWNLOAD FULL text ARTICLE: http://pubs.acs.org/stoken/presspac/pres...

American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- June 3, 2009

...iesling and Cabernet Franc Wines" DOWNLOAD FULL text ARTICLE: http://pubs.acs.org/stoken/presspac/pres...ian Poison Frogs (Dendrobatidae)" DOWNLOAD FULL text ARTICLE: http://pubs.acs.org/stoken/presspac/pres...ustainable Solutions in Industry" DOWNLOAD FULL text ARTICLE: http://pubs.acs.org/stoken/presspac/pres...

American Chemical Society's weekly PressPac -- May 27, 2009

...Virus (H6N2) After Land Disposal" DOWNLOAD FULL text ARTICLE: http://pubs.acs.org/stoken/presspac/pres...operties of Silver Nanoparticles" DOWNLOAD FULL text ARTICLE: http://pubs.acs.org/stoken/presspac/pres...cing for Treating Liver Fibrosis" DOWNLOAD FULL text ARTICLE: http://pubs.acs.org/stoken/presspac/pres...

Pediatric carbon monoxide poisoning linked to video games after Hurricane Ike

...Houston. "We were also targeting messages about generator safety to adults. text messages were sent out through a cell phone provider with safety tips. Next...s," Fife said. "We also learned that using cell phone providers to send out text messages might be effective. If a future storms approaches, we hope to enli...

American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- May 20, 2009

... Mycobacterium abscessus Group" DOWNLOAD FULL text ARTICLE: http://pubs.acs.org/stoken/presspac/pres...e Study with Commercial Monomers" DOWNLOAD FULL text ARTICLE: http://pubs.acs.org/stoken/presspac/pres...ucting Superhydrophilic Coatings" DOWNLOAD FULL text ARTICLE: http://pubs.acs.org/stoken/presspac/pres...

American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- May 13, 2009

...r- and Mid-Infrared Spectroscopy" DOWNLOAD FULL text ARTICLE: http://pubs.acs.org/stoken/presspac/pres...nd Open Source Search Algorithms" DOWNLOAD FULL text ARTICLE: http://pubs.acs.org/stoken/presspac/pres... to the Contaminated Environment" DOWNLOAD FULL text ARTICLE: http://pubs.acs.org/stoken/presspac/pres...

Molecules that orchestrate the processes of life

...hemistry and molecular biology for the non-specialist, and combines a lucid text with an abundance of drawings and computer graphics that present the world ...heir components in a truly unique way. It is written in clear, jargon-free text that is accessible to the lay reader. ...

American Chemical Society's weekly PressPac -- May 6, 2009

...iomass Using Engineered Microbes" DOWNLOAD FULL text ARTICLE: http://pubs.acs.org/stoken/presspac/pres...rete and Timber Railway Sleepers" DOWNLOAD FULL text ARTICLE: http://pubs.acs.org/stoken/presspac/pres...rn Sugar Syrup Addition in Honey" DOWNLOAD FULL text ARTICLE: http://pubs.acs.org/stoken/presspac/pres...

IMPAKT -- Breast cancer conference highlights

... If you are interested in receiving the full text of the press releases and the related abstracts, please contact media@esmo.org Please note that all news releases are embargoed until Thursday, 7...

American Chemical Society's weekly PressPac -- April 29, 2009

...igh Resolution Mass Spectrometry" DOWNLOAD FULL text ARTICLE: http://pubs.acs.org/stoken/presspac/pres...hemical nomenclature by computer" DOWNLOAD FULL text ARTICLE: http://pubs.acs.org/stoken/presspac/pres...lets Consuming "Fuel" Surfactant" DOWNLOAD FULL text ARTICLE: http://pubs.acs.org/stoken/presspac/pre...

Open access advocate Philip E. Bourne to receive 2009 Benjamin Franklin Award

...esearch focus is on relevant biological and educational outcomes derived from computational science and scholarly communication, employing algorithms, text mining, machine learning, meta-languages, biological databases, and visualization to advance discovery in drug effects, evolution, cell signaling, apo...

American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- April 22, 2009

...n Using Carbon Dioxide Hydrate" DOWNLOAD FULL text ARTICLE: http://pubs.acs.org/stoken/presspac/pres...h Dielectrophoresis on a Biochip" DOWNLOAD FULL text ARTICLE: http://pubs.acs.org/stoken/presspac/pres...to Recycling Thermoset Polymers?" DOWNLOAD FULL text ARTICLE: http://pubs.acs.org/stoken/presspac/pres...

6 young ASU faculty earn NSF Career awards

...ctile graphics for people with visual disabilities," Li says. His idea is to use computer technology to allow a person with visual impairments to read text or view web site content in the privacy of their own homes and work spaces in the same way as people without sight impairments. "We can develop a ...

American Chemical Society Weekly PressPac -- April 15, 2009

...cess, the researchers note. - MTS DOWNLOAD FULL text ARTICLE: http://pubs.acs.org/stoken/presspac/pres...ns for Concentrating Solar Power" DOWNLOAD FULL text ARTICLE: http://pubs.acs.org/stoken/presspac/pres...Case of the Antioxidant Curcumin" DOWNLOAD FULL text ARTICLE : pubs.acs.org/stoken/presspac/presspac/f...

American Chemical Society Weekly PressPac -- April 8, 2009

...n Status of Mouse Sperm Proteins" DOWNLOAD FULL text ARTICLE: http://pubs.acs.org/stoken/presspac/pres...n Ribosome Depurination Kinetics" DOWNLOAD FULL text ARTICLE: http://pubs.acs.org/stoken/presspac/pres...ity in Food and Clinical Samples" DOWNLOAD FULL text ARTICLE: http://pubs.acs.org/stoken/presspac/pres...

American Chemical Society Weekly PressPac -- April 1, 2009

...netic and Behavioral Development" DOWNLOAD FULL text ARTICLE: http://pubs.acs.org/stoken/presspac/pres... the Black Fly, Simulium vittatum DOWNLOAD FULL text ARTICLE: http://pubs.acs.org/stoken/presspac/press... over 5000 m2/g BET Surface Area" DOWNLOAD FULL text ARTICLE: http://pubs.acs.org/stoken/presspac/press...

AGU journal highlights -- March 25, 2009

... in this release by clicking on the links below. Instructions for members of the news media, PIOs, and the public for downloading or ordering the full text of any research paper summarized below are available at http://www.agu.org/jinstructions.shtml . 1. Coral reefs may start dissolving when at...

The sunlight solution for better health

.... He adds, "Even I, who have studied this topic my whole career, learned a significant amount about the history. Also, the practical knowledge in this text will aid in maintaining the health of the general public." Carlson begins by tracing the behavior patterns that have caused a shift indoors. She n...

American Chemical Society's weekly PressPac -- March 11, 2009

...m Superhydrophobic Copper Meshes" DOWNLOAD FULL text ARTICLE: http://pubs.acs.org/stoken/presspac/pres...t Bilirubin Discovered in Plants" DOWNLOAD FULL text ARTICLE: http://pubs.acs.org/stoken/presspac/pres...Dating of Ancient Rock Paintings" DOWNLOAD FULL text ARTICLE: http://pubs.acs.org/stoken/presspac/pres...

AGU journal highlights -- March 12, 2009

...this release by clicking on the links below. Instructions for members of the news media, PIOs, and the public for downloading or ordering the full text of any research paper summarized below are available at http://www.agu.org/jinstructions.shtml . 1. Exploring how corals build their skeleton...

Cutting-edge amfAR grants fight HIV/AIDS in the lab and on the phone

...ation at their sons' and daughters' obsession with text messaging. But what if this ubiquitous technology ...ill recruit other MSM, to receive and send regular text messages containing HIV/AIDS information. At the e...ceive information both face-to-face as well as via text messaging from popular opinion leaders (POLs). The...

American Institute of Physics announces awards for best science writing

...or Alexandra Siy's easy-flowing writing wrapped around her carefully-lighted black-and-white photographs. At times poetic and at times expository, the text is also juxtaposed with co-author Dennis Kunkel's high-resolution color electron micrographs. These beautiful images reveal the microscopic world behi...

Springer to publish Reproductive Medicine and Biology

...ke use of a manuscript tracking system that speeds publication of important articles in the field. Articles will be published in Online First in full text via SpringerLink. This system ensures immediate distribution of the electronic version of the article before it appears in print. Cross Reference Li...

Clemson chemists present revolutionary teaching concepts

...emistry to help them understand their studies in other areas. "We would like huge, expensive chemistry books to become obsolete," said Cooper. "Our text will be quite different than those on the market now. It is written in an engaging style that has a logical flow. Students will interact directly with...
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