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Practice makes perfect -- motor memory possible for neuroprosthetic control

"Practice makes perfect" is the maxim drummed into students struggling to learn a new motor skill be it riding a bike or developing a killer backhand in tennis. In order to become proficient in any motor task, all that practice must eventually modify the performer's nervous system so that stable ...

Nikon Instruments Perfect Focus System Wins Second Place in The Scientist's Top Innovations of 2008 Award

MELVILLE, N.Y., Dec. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- A panel of expert judges selected Nikon Instruments, Inc.'s ( www.nikoninstruments.com ) Ti-E Perfect Focus System (PFS) as second place among the top ten in The Scientist's Top Innovations of 2008 Award, which recognizes winning combinations of invention,...

A Perfect Storm Threatens Patient Access to Specialty Medical Care

- Unless Congress acts before the end of the month, declining reimbursement rates may force physicians to discontinue specialty services, leaving patients with limited access to care when they need it most - WARSAW, Ind., June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- As baby boomers approach retirement age, a ...

A Scientist Dechipers the Code to Beautiful, Healthy Skin in 'The New Science of Perfect Skin'

FREEPORT, N.Y., May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- "What's the difference between a peptide and an enzyme?" "Can creams really repair my DNA?" Hundreds of women are trying to crack the beauty secret: what ingredients and which products will give me beautiful, healthy skin? Bio-scientist turned skin-care...

Pure Plastics Pitch Proves Perfect

Revolutionary, Safe Plastics Technology Behind Best Inventor Pitch for U-Md. Bioscience Day COLLEGE PARK, Md., Nov. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A University of Maryland professor who invented a new technology enabling him to develop an infinite variety of safe, pure plastics won the attent...

The quest for the perfect headset

Almost by accident, I find myself on what must surely be a quixotic quest for the perfect mobile headset. Over the past few months, I have tried the best designs from Plantronics, Shure, and Etymotic Research. Each of the products I've tried has great strengths and a few tradeoffs, usually in the a...

PCR Grade Deoxynucleotides Additional power to perfect your PCR experiments

Deoxynucleotides are vital components in amplification reactions, and the purity of these reagents significantly influences the results of your experiments. Roche Applied Science developed a...

TripleMaster and Perfect gDNA Blood Mini Kit Team Up to Amplify Long gDNA Templates

TripleMaster and Perfect gDNA Blood Mini Kit Team Up to Amplify Long gDNA Templates Jennifer Halcome Eppendorf 5 Prime, Boulder, CO, USA Introduction Eppendorf provides a complete sy...

Simple and Rapid Isolation of Plant RNA Using the Eppendorf Perfect RNA, Eukaryotic, Maxi Kit

Simple and Rapid Isolation of Plant RNA Using the Eppendorf Perfect RNA, Eukaryotic, Maxi Kit Sonja Vorwerk and Barbro Patterson Sonja Vorwerk, Max Planck Institut fr Zchtungsforschung, Carl-von-Linn Weg 10, 50829 Cologne, ...

Isolation of Genomic DNA from Saliva Using the Perfect gDNA Blood Mini Kit

Jennifer Halcome, Laura Pollock, and Michele Nelson Hurst Eppendorf 5 Prime, Inc. Introduction It is not convenient in all instances to have blood drawn for gDNA extraction. The Epp...

Genomic DNA Extraction from Buffy Coat Using the Perfect gDNA Blood Mini Kit

Laura Pollock, Jennifer Halcome, and Michele Nelson Hurst Eppendorf 5 Prime, Inc. Abstract The Perfect gDNA Blood Mini Kit is an efficient way to purify genomic DNA from 200 l of who...

Higher gDNA Concentrations with the Perfect gDNA Blood Mini Kit by Varying the Final Elution Volume

Higher gDNA Concentrations with the Perfect gDNA Blood Mini Kit by Varying the Final Elution Volume Laura Pollock and Jennifer Halcomez Eppendorf 5 Prime, Boulder, Colorado Introduction ...

Genomic DNA Extraction from Buccal Swabs Using the Perfect gDNA Blood Mini Kit

Laura Pollock and Jennifer Halcome Eppendorf 5 Prime, Inc. Introduction Buccal swabs are the least invasive way of collecting gDNA from humans, and also have the added benefit of m...

Isolation of Genomic DNA from Saliva Using the Perfect gDNA Blood Mini Kit

Jennifer Halcome, Laura Pollock, and Michele Nelson Hurst Eppendorf 5 Prime, Inc. Introduction It is not convenient in all instances to have blood drawn for gDNA extraction. The Epp...

Higher gDNA Concentrations with the Perfect gDNA Blood Mini Kit by Varying the Final Elution Volume

Higher gDNA Concentrations with the Perfect gDNA Blood Mini Kit by Varying the Final Elution Volume Laura Pollock and Jennifer Halcomez Eppendorf 5 Prime, Boulder, Colorado Introduction ...

Genomic DNA Extraction from Buffy Coat Using the Perfect gDNA Blood Mini Kit

Laura Pollock, Jennifer Halcome, and Michele Nelson Hurst Eppendorf 5 Prime, Inc. Abstract The Perfect gDNA Blood Mini Kit is an efficient way to purify genomic DNA from 200 l of who...

Genomic DNA Extraction from Buccal Swabs Using the Perfect gDNA Blood Mini Kit

Laura Pollock and Jennifer Halcome Eppendorf 5 Prime, Inc. Introduction Buccal swabs are the least invasive way of collecting gDNA from humans, and also have the added benefit of m...

Rapid heating prepares energy-saving zeolite for greater role in industrial separations

... "is that of the isomers orthoxylene and paraxylene. "Orthoxylene is slightly larger and should not pass readily through the pores. One would expect a perfect zeolite membrane to allow a permeation rate for paraxylene that is about two orders of magnitude higher than that of orthoxylene." "A considerable ...

Patton Medical Devices Partners With Unomedical to Develop and Market the i-port Advance(TM) Injection Port for People Taking Multiple Daily Injections

...Devices towards promoting injection port therapy combined with our expertise in designing and manufacturing high quality insulin delivery devices is a perfect match for bringing this new and innovative product to the market." John M Lindskog, Vice President & General Manager, Unomedical Infusion Devices...

BioNeutral's Ygiene(TM) Hospital Grade Achieves a 100% Total Kill (Pass) Against the Life Threatening Clostridium Difficile (C.diff) Spores in Independent EPA Required Protocol Testing.

... of many lives." BioNeutral Group CEO Stephen J. Browand commented, "There is little I can add that will enhance anyone's understanding of a perfect independent test score, against the very dangerous and resilient C.diff microorganism. These ATS lab results stand firmly on their own accord and what...

DuPont and Arzeda Collaborate to Develop Improved Crops to Increase Productivity

...t generation seed traits in crops of worldwide agricultural importance such as corn, soybeans, rice, cotton and canola. "Arzeda's tools are a perfect fit with our gene shuffling technology to enable the development of industry-leading products to increase productivity for our customers worldwide,&qu...

First-Ever Egg Donor Web Portal Becomes One of The Largest Resources for Aspiring Parents in the U.S.

... industry recognition, the DNA website is a robust portal of potential egg donors listed with agencies throughout the entire U.S. In order to find the perfect donor, the comprehensive yet easy-to-use database enables intended parents to search specific donor parameters such as ethnicity, education, phenotype...

Zvetco Biometrics Delivers a Cohesive Security System Integrating Fingerprint Biometrics with Sun Identity Management Solutions.

... products are enterprise ready fingerprint readers with all metal housings, optional waterproof capability and extremely high reliability make for the perfect candidates for large-scale enterprise deployments. Additionally, the waterproof capabilities are ideal for healthcare environments where they can be s...

Shawn Cross Joins Burrill Merchant Banking

...rve the life sciences industry by accelerating the growth of our Merchant Banking business. Shawn's experience in life science investment banking is a perfect fit with our ongoing global life sciences activities." "The strategy to combine M&A, partnering and capital raising advisory services with th...

Mexico Premiere for Money-Saving Pharma Leak Testing Equipment

...isterScan, a non-destructive leak tester for blisterpacks that provides the perfect alternative to the methylene blue dye test. Belf...rScan, our non-destructive leak tester for blisterpacks that provides the perfect alternative to the methylene blue dye test.” BlisterScan can dete...

Plenish™ High Oleic Soybean Oil Offers Trans Fat Solution with Superior Performance

... soybean oil testing results at the Institute of Food Technologists Annual Meeting & Food Expo here today. "High oleic soybean oil is a perfect fit for food companies looking to meet consumer demand for zero trans fat with a functionally superior oil that offers high oxidative and heat stabili...

Visage Imaging to Provide Visage(R) CS Enterprise Wide Advanced Visualization Solutions to Advanced Radiology Consultants

...f any size, the Visage products offer blazingly fast access to thin slice data anytime, anywhere, combined with a bi-directional RIS integration for a perfect workflow and a comprehensive set of clinical applications for all 2D, 3D and 4D interpretation and reporting, post-processing and image review tasks w...

NIST's LIDAR may offer peerless precision in remote measurements

...AR ("light detection and ranging") system could have applications from precision manufacturing lines on Earth to maintaining networks of satellites in perfect formation, creating a giant space-based platform to search for new planets. LIDAR transmits light through the air and analyzes the weak reflected ...

Dealzer Hydroponics Introduces the Super-File Cabinet Grow Box System

... Dealzer is an established hydroponics company who deals with a wide variety of hydroponic systems. The company staff guides consumers in picking the perfect hydroponic system and provides them with free tech support after the purchase. All hydroponic systems shipped from Dealzer.com are fully assembled, tu...

SHARE Program Launched to Address the Challenges of Achieving Blood Pressure Goal

...mmended blood pressure goals and avoid the devastating effects of hypertension driven cardiovascular disease. World Hypertension Day provides a perfect platform to release details of SHARE because this day crystallizes the efforts in driving awareness of hypertension and highlights the challenges of b...

SpectraScience Secures Distribution for WavSTAT(R) Cancer Diagnosis System in Germany & Austria

...ort of the WavSTAT System will be instrumental in our acceptance at the major gastroenterology centers in Germany and Austria. Krainer Medtechnik is a perfect partner for SpectraScience as we move our business forward." This news release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section...

Microtest Labs Adds Dissolution Testing to its Suite of Analytical and Stability Testing Services

...lution testing to its current suite of analytical testing and stability testing services. "The addition of dissolution testing is the perfect complement to our portfolio of services," said Steven Richter, Ph.D., President and Scientific Founder of Microtest Laboratories ( www.microtestlabs....

Dalton Pharma Services and ProCitius Announce a Strategic Alliance to Provide Contract Chemistry Services

...ic alliance with Dalton Pharma Services. The reputation of Dalton as a premium CRO in the areas of chemistry and medicinal chemistry makes it the perfect choice for the expansion of our business with the global pharmaceutical industry." About Dalton Pharma Services Dalton Chemical Laborat...

ChanTest Awarded $4.8 Million Through the Ohio Third Frontier Research and Commercialization Program

...ibrary of validated ion channel and GPCR cell line products and services, enhance its capabilities with the addition of electrogenic transporters, and perfect its human stem cell-derived heart cell services. Cleveland, Ohio-based Analiza, Inc. will collaborate, providing analytical chemistry support to ChanT...

Sigma-Aldrich Introduces MISSION(R) esiRNA for Low Cost, High Specificity Pooled RNAi Screening

...most 10 years ago. esiRNA has been a major research focus of my group ever since. Sigma-Aldrich's extensive experience and product range in RNAi are a perfect complement to our effort to produce efficient and specific esiRNAs." Harvard Medical School , which has invested in a human genome-wide esiRNA l...

Pizza tossing art unlocks secrets of tiny motors

... Monash University scientists have unlocked the physics of the perfect pizza toss and will use it to design the next generation of micro motors thinner that a human hair. Mr Daniel (Kuang-Chen) Liu, a PhD student super...

UH initiative will use 'Harry Potter' to conjure love for science in Houston-area schools

...tter," she said. "I am hopeful that the excitement of this program will rub off on my students. It can't help but be contagious. Middle school is the perfect time to introduce these concepts. It is so important to hook the students and reel them in at an early age where science is concerned." Sharma an...

Bio-Optronics Adds Innovative Electronic Data Capture (EDC) Solution to Clinical Conductor Clinical Trial Management System (CTMS), Continues to Improve Workflow and Productivity

... tools and expertise can be integrated seamlessly. Dan Kerpelman, Bio-Optronics President and CEO states, "Our extensive workflow expertise is a perfect match to flexcipio's data capture expertise." Pierre Ghyssens, flexcipio General Manager adds "Both our companies are dedicated to developing the late...

IVF Baby Born From 21-Year-Old Frozen Sperm, Ties World Record

... conjunction with IVF, a now-routine procedure for male infertility, using her eggs and his frozen sperm," Wing said. "We had every reason to expect a perfect baby but are thrilled nonetheless," he said. Baby Stella Biblis was born in excellent health March 4, 2009. Biblis shares cyropreservation ...

Microtest Labs Adds Dissolution Testing to its Suite of Analytical and Stability Testing Services

... is adding dissolution testing to its current suite of analytical testing and stability services. "The addition of dissolution testing is the perfect complement to our portfolio of services," said Steven Richter, Ph. D., President and Scientific Founder of Microtest Laboratories ( www.microtestlabs....
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