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Intruder alert: Tel Aviv University's 'Smart Dew' will find you!

...e has entered the premises." "The Cheapest and Smartest Solution on the Market" Each individual "dew droplet" can detect an intrusion within a parameter of 50 meters (about 165 feet). And at a cost of 25 cents per "droplet," Prof. Shapira says that his solution is the cheapest and the smartest on the m...

BioSyntech Reports Positive Results from Pivotal Trial for BST-CarGel(R) Cartilage Repair Device

...er for the BST-CarGel group than for the microfracture group (p=0.045), with scores of 64.5 and 36.9 respectively. Considered to be the most important parameter within the ICRS II scoring system, the ICRS II Overall score assimilates all the parameters listed in the grading system to generate an overall assess...

NIMOTUZUMAB DEMONSTRATES EFFICACY IN RANDOMIZED HEAD & NECK CANCER STUDY WITHOUT THE TOXICITIES ASSOCIATED WITH OTHER EGFR DRUGS

...----------------------------------------------------------------------- parameter GROUP A GROUP B ...----------------------------------------------------------------------- parameter Nimotuzumab + CRT Cetuximab + CRT --------...

Intruder alert: Tel Aviv University's 'Smart Dew' will find you!

...e has entered the premises." "The Cheapest and Smartest Solution on the Market" Each individual "dew droplet" can detect an intrusion within a parameter of 50 meters (about 165 feet). And at a cost of 25 cents per "droplet," Prof. Shapira says that his solution is the cheapest and the smartest on the m...

Best of Show Awards Winners Named at Bio-IT World Conference & Expo

... to eCTD - anytime, anywhere, on-demand. All the functional processes are integrated and automated based on industry standards, reusable meta-data and parameter driven processes. This enterprise-class software suite provides the means to accommodate multiple trials and global user-base in parallel, role-based,...

Intruder alert: Tel Aviv University's 'Smart Dew' will find you!

...e has entered the premises." "The Cheapest and Smartest Solution on the Market" Each individual "dew droplet" can detect an intrusion within a parameter of 50 meters (about 165 feet). And at a cost of 25 cents per "droplet," Prof. Shapira says that his solution is the cheapest and the smartest on the m...

New Clinical Study Shows Masimo PVI(TM) Accurately Predicts Fluid Responsiveness in the ICU

...t decisions may help improve patient outcomes. The most validated predictor of fluid responsiveness is pulse pressure variation (┬┐PP). However, this parameter requires an invasive arterial pressure catheter, which is not appropriate for all patients, or special software, which is not available in all monitor...

Phase 3 Data Demonstrate Efficacy and Tolerability of Paliperidone Palmitate, an Investigational Long-Acting Therapy for the Treatment of Schizophrenia

...nts taking paliperidone palmitate at any of the three doses (25, 100, or 150 mg eq.) had significantly improved symptoms, based on the primary outcome parameter of change in PANSS total scores, compared to patients on placebo (p is less than or equal to 0.034). Symptoms improved with increased dosage, with th...

Study From the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center Demonstrates That AHCC(R) is Safe in Combination With Most Chemotherapeutic Agents

...eracts with select chemotherapy agents. As most chemotherapy agents undergo metabolism in the body through the CYP450 (Cytochrome P-450) pathway, this parameter was investigated in combination with four isoenzymes (3A4, 2C8, 2C9 and 2D6). This was followed by an evaluation of AHCC by including it as a substrat...

Sysmex America Set to Launch New XT-Series(TM) Parameters

...DA) has cleared Sysmex's Immature Granulocyte (IG) parameter and Reticulocyte Hemoglobin Equivalent (RET-He) parameter for use on the company's XT-Series(TM) Automated H... greater cost-effectiveness, added Kershaw. The IG parameter is now available on both the XT-2000i and the XT-1...

Five New Clinical Studies Show Value of Masimo PVI & PI

...ffectively manage blood transfusions. While oxygen saturation (SpO2) and hemoglobin are considered critical parameters for patient management, neither parameter by itself can indicate the actual amount of oxygen in the blood. However, now with Masimo Rainbow SET Pulse CO-Oximetry, SpHb and SpO2 can be used tog...

Paperwork: Buckypapers clarify electrical, optical behavior of nanotubes

...parent electrical shielding materials to futuristic flexible video displays, thin-film chemical sensors and other foldable electronics. One key design parameter for conductive films is the so-called percolation thresholdessentially the concentration at which random two- or three-dimensional networks of nanotub...

Forward step in forecasting global warming

...biomass, salts from oceans and dust from deserts. Brown carbons from combustion processes are the least understood of these aerosol components. The parameter typically used to measure degrees of warming is radiative forcing, which is the difference in the incoming energy from sunlight and outgoing energy fr...

Project Mind Survey of Israeli Ph.D. Scientists Favors a New Standard of Creativity in Science

...the intention of using methods to induce a state of creativity. Three parameters were found to be significantly influential: The most influential parameter was, “To what extent did you feel that there was more to ‘perceive’ had you only had the opportunity to remain longer in the creativ...

AMDL ELISA DR-70(R) (FDP) is Promising as Effective Cancer Detection Test

...ectal, esophageal, gallbladder, gastric, liver, pancreatic and intestinal cancers. Additionally, the quantitative value of DR-70 (FDP) was tested as a parameter for the progression of these cancers. Serum samples were taken from a total of 80 cancer patients with histologically proven malignant tumors and 100 ...

Project Mind Survey of Israeli Ph.D. Scientists Favors a New Standard of Creativity in Science

...ence the intention of using methods to induce a state of creativity. Three parameters were found to be significantly influential. The most influential parameter was: To what extent did you feel that there was more to 'perceive' had you only had the opportunity to remain longer in the creative state?" Th...

Tourtellotte's New Trident IWR(TM) Eliminates 12-Week Study Setup Lead Time for Clinical Trials

...next-generation IWR/IVRS platform for phase II-IV studies. Trident's unique parameter driven + custom pluggable design leaps ahead of legacy IVRS technologies an...h commensurate cost, risk and technical design and validation overhead. A parameter driven IWR such as Trident can eliminate this lead-time and a host of other...

Physicists discover gold can be magnetic on the nanoscale

...cture by applying an external voltage across the supported gold nanocluster, said Landman. I believe that this finding may introduce a potent control parameter into the chemistry of materials. The newly proposed method for tuning and controlling the structure and reactivity of nanostructures through the appli...

Masimo Announces Continuous Noninvasive Total Hemoglobin

... Masimo to debut this latest Rainbow SET(R) parameter at the upcoming World Congress of Anesthesiologists Meeting IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Masimo, the inventor o...

New Independent Research Study Indicates That Cylex's ImmuKnow Test May Identify Kidney Transplant Patients at Risk for Early Acute Rejection

...ection and unstable renal function," said Dr. Nancy L. Reinsmoen of Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and the lead author of the study. "No other innovative parameter we tested showed any such trends or associations." This study of 126 kidney transplant patients was designed to evaluate the association of a number...

Faster X-ray interferometers due to single-photon interference

...sions of any sub-m-structured samples are thereby compared with the lattice parameter of silicon (0~0.543... nm) which has been determined very precisely within ...urther improved measuring arrangements for the determination of the lattice parameter of silicon, but also for other length measurements in nanotechnology. ...

Oridion Launches its Fully Integrated Remote Monitoring System and SARA Software for Improved Patient Safety

...ystem, clinicians have the benefit of closely monitoring not just oxygenation status (oxygen carried in the blood), but also the essential ventilation parameter - end-tidal carbon dioxide. Clinical studies have demonstrated conclusively that carbon dioxide monitoring is the earliest indication of a change in a...

Evotec Reports Details of the Positive Proof-of-Concept Phase II Study in Insomnia With EVT 201

...rious or unexpected adverse events were reported. The table below shows the actual results for each of the primary and selected secondary endpoints: parameter Placebo EVT 201 EVT 201 N=67 1.5 mg 2.5 mg Adjusted mean WASO (mins) 4...

Bruker AXS launches new products at PITTCON 2004

...without intermediate steps. This unique direct correlation procedure automatically handles line overlaps and inter-element effects using a fundamental parameter approach. EQUA ALL thus allows the measurement of a wide range of different sample types and preparations, said Karl Eugen Mauser, project manager sof...

42 days until the 2006 Olympics of Biotechnology in Chicago

...ahead of all of the key parameters, and tracking well, with one exception. Before I mention what the exception is, it is important to note that one parameter of attendance is the availability of hotel rooms, and at this point hotels seem to be sold out. One the face of it, this news is a good sign. Now t...

The mushrooming of biotechnology in the U.S.

...se companies earned straight A ratings in compound annual return rates and were in the top 20 percent of companies evaluated for this period - the key parameter looked at, however, was the 5 year return rate). Surprise, surprise; there were a couple of biotech companies on this list: Number 15 was Gil...

Promega Corporation: Wisconsin's quiet innovator

...s possible, since feedback from colleagues is the best possible way to help nurture ideas into realities. An important aspect of this environmental parameter is something Promega calls NIH, which stands for not invented here. Rosenberg said it's essential that the company have access to new ideas and techno...

FERMENTATION BASICS

...he oxygen tranfer rate (OTR) or by the volumetric oxygen transfer coefficient (k L a) . These values have been thoroughly examined as a critical parameter for bioreactor function. The oxygen transfer rate and the volumetric oxygen transfer coefficient are dependent on the following parameters: ...

Evaluation of RNA isolated from human tissues: quality control for surgical and postmortem samples

...ocurement services. The RNA quality of all the samples in Asterands XpressBANK has been tested, so it is possible to select samples based on this parameter in addition to the clinical and histopathology data associated with them. In this way, the appropriate samples and technologies can be matched for s...

Serial Dilution with the Bravo Liquid Handling Platform

... Mix Liquid Class Setting The next parameter explored was the mix liquid class settings. Each l...ed on the mix parameter. Utilizing this particular parameter in the mix cycle, the tip moves into the well du...e changed the tip retraction, suggesting that this parameter did not have an effect, and/or we had optimized ...

Practical Aspects of Evaluation of Chromatographic Data in Size Exclusion Chromatography

...width of the low molecular markers should be used instead. The peak width parameter also defines, how many points from the original data will be used functi...on of narrow standand peaks and wide unknown polymer peaks. The threshold parameter together with the peak with determines where the peak starts and ends wil...

Semi Preparative Purification of Proteins

...arger quantities of the separated proteins are required, the user can very easily scale up the analytical method to semi-preparative scale. The key parameter for transferring an HPLC separation from the analytical to preparative scale is column volume. Both mass load and volume load need to be scaled in p...

Promegas Multiplexed Luciferase Reporter and Cell Viability Assays performed on the PHERAstar

...n from their existing compound libraries. One method of obtaining this information is to run assays sequentially, looking at one parameter followed by another in different plates. While this option may produce the desired data, the increased time and consumable costs ...

Promegas Multiplexed Cell Viability and Apoptosis Assays performed on the PHERAstar

...n from their existing compound libraries. One method of obtaining this information is to run assays sequentially, looking at one parameter followed by another in different plates. While this option may produce the desired data, the increased time and consumable costs ...

New statistical algorithms for Monitoring Gene Expression on GeneChip® Probe Arrays

... Present calls were studied in a yeast Latin Square experiment. The tunable parameter controlling the number of Present calls is termed a1 (alpha1). Altering a1 ...n a shift in the p-value cutoff used to make a Present call. This parameter was varied in this analysis to determine the effect on the number of Presen...

Fine Tuning Your Data Analysis: Tunable Parameters of the Affymetrix Expression Analysis Statistical Algorithms

...li probe arrays (see references 1 and 2). Altering parameter values is only necessary if the stringency of the ...calls is plotted as a function of the user-tunable parameter alpha1. This array's default value for alpha1 (0.0...probe sets when the Detection p-value is below the parameter alpha1. An Absent call is output if the p-value is...

Monitoring Receptor-Mediated Changes in [Ca2+]i Using Single-Wavelength and Dual-Wavelength Indicators on the FlexStation Workstation

...ttp://www.moleculardevices.com/pdfs/ flexstation_1.pdf ). 9. Zhang, J-H., Thomas, T.D.Y. and Oldenburg, K. R. (1999). A simple statistical parameter for use in evaluation and validation of high throughput screening assays. J. Biomol. Screening, 4 , 6773. APPENDIX ...

A Microtiter-based Assay for the Determination of ID50s of b-lactamase Inhibitors Employing Reporter Substrates Detected at UV or Visible Wavelengths (MaxLine Application Note #20)

...value for each compound is automatically subtracted within the software program. SOFTmax PRO will plot percent inhibition vs. concentration on a 4 parameter logistic curve fit, and will then calculate the ID 50 for each compound, in this case taken as the concentration of inhibitor (M) required to inhibit...

Measurement of proteasome inhibition in live cells in Molecular Devices microplate fluorometers

... The Z factor is a widely-used parameter to indicate the power of a given assay method to distinguish between negati... 7. Zhang, J.H., Chung, T.D., Oldenburg, K.R. A simple statistical parameter for use in evaluation and validation of high throughput screening assays. J...

Receptor Binding Assays using Fluorescence Polarization Detection: the [FP]2TM Characterized Tracers

...ning: perspectives and primer. J. Biomol. Screen . 5:297-306. 12. Zhang, J.-H., Chung, T.D.Y., Oldenburg, K.R. (1999) A simple statistical parameter for use in evaluation and validation of high throughput screening assays. J. Biomol. Screen. 4:67-73. ...
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