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Consumer Reports: Hearing Aid Shoppers Pay High Prices, Get Mediocre Fittings

...eir aids had feedback suppression, and a third didn't know whether they had directional microphones. Both features can be critical to performance. "Buying a ...l, which amplifies sound from phones without picking up background noise; a directional microphone, which helps hearing-aid wearers converse in noisy settings; and...

AIDS/LifeCycle 8 to Raise $10.5 Million to Fight AIDS

... Each day of the ride, 500 roadies set up and break down tents, kitchens, and mobile bathroom and shower facilities. They provide riders with directional signage, first aid and bicycle repair services. They serve snacks to weary riders at rest stops and ensure a steady stream of entertainment by flamboy...

AIDS/LifeCycle 8 to Raise $10+ Million to Fight AIDS

.... Each day of the ride, 500 roadies set up and break down tents, kitchens, and mobile bathroom and shower facilities. They provide riders with directional signage, first aid and bicycle repair services. They serve snacks to weary riders at rest stops and ensure a steady stream of entertainment by flamboy...

Quest Diagnostics to Pay U.S. $302 Million to Resolve Allegations That a Subsidiary Sold Misbranded Test Kits

...correlation" to the IRMA Assay. Additionally, the directional insert for the Intact PTH Assay, in a section enti...s of human blood. Contrary to the claims in NID's directional inserts and marketing materials, however, in about...s. Nonetheless, NID continued to indicate, in its directional inserts and marketing materials, that the Advantag...

Sonic Innovations Celebrates Company's First Receiver-In-Canal Hearing Aid

...M) series of hearing solutions. Touch provides natural sound quality, superior noise reduction and the finest directionality, driven by Sonic's unique directional focus technology. ABOUT SONIC INNOVATIONS: Sonic Innovations is a global provider of superior hearing solutions. The company is passionate ab...

ALOKA Introduce the 'ProSound Advanced Performance 09 Upgrade' for the ProSound Alpha 7 Diagnostic Ultrasound System at ECR 2009 in Vienna, Austria

...gical procedures. Several transducers also support directional eFLOW, high-resolution blood flow imaging feature which is unique to ALOKA. directional eFLOW allows users to visualize high-resolution blood flow with directional information. Compared to conventional blood flow d...

Vascular Experts Call for Increased Awareness of Growing Problem of Lymphedema

...s. Once the swelling is reduced, self-management is required for ongoing care at home, along with the use of elastic compression garments, non-elastic directional flow garments, and often, an automated pneumatic compression pump. The use of older-generation compression pumps has been associated with discomf...

WomenHeart Celebrates American Heart Month With Heart Promises Campaign

...nd other health conditions. Heart disease and severe gum disease have a number of common risk factors, suggesting that they may also share a causal or directional relationship. "A growing body of research suggests an association between severe gum disease and certain serious health conditions, such as hear...

Optelec and ShopLowVision.com Bring Life Back Into Focus at ATIA 2009 Orlando

...he simplicity, ergonomics, design, and image quality of its flagship ClearView series. Upgrades include: zero button feature pack with auto zoom, five directional ultra-flexible arm to 19" and 22" configurations, column reading 90-degree turn and pulling flexibility, 2.5X-65X zoom, customizable with mo...

Swiss Re's Employer Stop Loss Product Offers US Companies Cost Savings for Self-Funded Health Insurance Plans

...f-funding, supported by Swiss Re's Stop Loss Coverage and with our third party administrator's help," adds Tad Roan, Chief Financial Officer, Crescent directional Drilling. "We have especially enjoyed the flexibility and freedom the product has given us." Companies considering self-funding may contact a Sw...
Directional in Medical Products

FLEXI-CUT Directional Debulking System

Description: The FLEXI-CUT Directional Debulking System is Abbott Vascular's latest atherectomy catheter designed to enhance performance and ease-of-use....
Company:Abbott Vascular

Ballard Adult Trach Care Directional Tip

Description: KIMBERLY-CLARK BALLARD Adult TRACH CARE Directional Tip allows for suctioning of the right or left main stem bronchus. Available in T-Piece, Elbow and Double Swivel Elbow configurations. Features lavage/irrigation port. Radiopaque line provides for observation of catheter path under fluoroscopy. Mu...
Company:Kimberly-Clark/Ballard Medical Products

Electa Essential Concept

Description:...portation of the unit convenient and manageable Ergonomic tray design allows placement of the disposables within easy reach during set-up Four directional wheels assure maximum maneuverability while moving down halls or in tight spaces ...
Company:Sorin Group USA, Inc.

ENA Screen ELISA test system

Description:... a qualitative screening assay designed to detect antibodies to extractable nuclear antigens (anti-ENA) in human sera. When performed according to the directional insert, this test system is capable of detecting all anti-ENAs commonly tested for, such as those against Jo-1, Sm, Sm/RNP, SSA, SSB, and Scl-70. This...
Company:Zeus Scientific, Inc.

ENA Profile-6 ELISA test system

Description:...-quantitative immunoassay for the detection of IgG antibodies to Jo-1, Sm, Sm/RNP, SSA, SSB, and Scl-70 in human sera. When performed according to the directional insert, the results of this autoantibody profile may aid in the diagnosis and treatment of autoimmune connective tissue disorders. This device is for ...
Company:Zeus Scientific, Inc.

Bougie - Disposable

Description:... Disposable, sterile and individually wrapped, this new 70cm x 15Fr. "Bougie" type Introducer will assist in the directional control of the endotracheal tube, especially when the laryngeal opening is not fully visible. With markings at 10cm intervals as well as 25cm, the ...
Company:Vitaid

Endotrol® Tracheal Tube with Controllable Tip

Description:... Hi-Lo® tracheal tube with directional distal tip control for fast, easy intubation. Indications For Usage: Emergency situations When the intubating pathway is abnormal. Blind nas...
Company:Nellcor

TA™ DST Series™ (Single Use Reloadable Staplers with Titanium Staples)

Description:... Single Use reloadable linear stapler with directional stapling technology (DST™) titanium staples. The Auto Suture™ TA™ Reloadable staplers has application in abdominal, gynecological...
Company:Autosuture

ANA SCREEN IgG

Description:...een ELISA test system is a qualitative screening assay designed to detect anti-nuclear antibodies (ANA) in human sera. When performed according to the directional insert, this test system is capable of detecting all ANAs commonly tested for, such as those against double stranded DNA (dsDNA), Jo-1, Sm, Sm/RNP, SS...
Company:Zeus Scientific, Inc.

Rosenbaum NP Card

Description:... Rosenbaum card fits in the pocket (3.5 by 6.5") and shows point, Jaeger and distance equivalents from 20/800 to 20/20. Uses numbers, directional Es and XO patterns. For use at 14" (35 mm). Includes full moon pupil gauge 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 mm....
Company:Richmond Products, Inc.

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Directional in Biological News

Seals quickly respond to gain and loss of habitat under climate change

...vity between this and modern breeding sites. The team found clear signs of rapid expansion in the new colony 8,000 years ago. This was followed by directional migration away, coupled with a loss of diversity 1,000 years ago, when the sea ice is thought to have expanded. The data suggest that the new colony s...

Flight of the bumble (and honey) bee

...of pollen flow showed a definite pattern of bee movement and gene migration in watermelon. "Although we detected pollinator movement that was strongly directional in both directions (east and west) down the row from the central block of donor plants, results also indicate that significant movement also occurred ...

Scientists create tough ceramic that mimics mother of pearl

...reate large porous ceramic scaffolds that much more closely mirrored the complex hierarchical microstructure of nacre. To do this, they first employed directional freezing to promote the formation of thin layers (lamellae) of ice that served as templates for the creation of the layered alumina scaffolds. After t...

Cell movements totally modular, Stanford study shows

...ll, Vitorino said. The researchers found they could break down movement into four processes: single cell movements, coordination of neighboring cells, directional sensing and cell division. Vitorino went on to inactivate the more than 100 genes suspected of playing a role in controlling movement and watched h...

Uncovering secrets of life in the ocean

...sufficient to alter the direction of swimming, computer simulations of larval swimming show. The second eyespot cell, the pigment cell, confers the directional sensitivity to light. It absorbs light and casts a shadow over the photoreceptor. The shape of this shadow varies according to the position of the lig...

Acoustical Meeting, Nov. 10-14, 2008 in Miami, Florida

...the boat so that only manatees in the direct path of the boat are alerted and the marine environment in not disturbed. The talk, "Field tests of a directional parametric acoustic alarm designed to alert manatees of approaching boats" (4aAB6) by Edmund Gerstein, Laura Gerstein, Joseph Blue, Josiah Greenewald,...

Study sheds new light on dolphin coordination during predation

... just prior to foraging. "Whistles are omni-directional, like turning on a light bulb in a room," Benoit-Bird said. "Clicks, on the other hand, are directional like a laser. We think it may be a strategy to communicate only within the group and not to other potential lanternfish predators. Tuna and billfish a...

Relearning process not always a 'free lunch'

...s in the strength of synaptic connections, then free-lunch learning will be observed. However, the authors show here that if forgetting is induced by directional decay in synaptic connectivity, then negative free-lunch learning occurs. This suggests that evolution may have selected physiological mechanisms ...

Robot vehicle surveys deep sea off Pacific Northwest

...gh bottom currents. The vehicle has thrusters built into its foils, or wings. Like an airplane, the foils allow the vehicle to gain lift or drag or directional momentum, as needed. When necessary, the AUV also can hover over the bottom for close-up inspections, navigational decision-making, and for rising ...

New technology enhances therapeutic potential of cord blood stem cells

... in the Sections of Hematology and Stem Cell Transplantation at Rush, is researching a CD26 Inhibitor, a small molecule enzyme inhibitor that enhances directional homing of stem cells to the bone marrow by increasing the responsiveness of donor stem cells to a natural homing signal. Homing is the process by whic...
Directional in Biological Technology

Dry adhesive based on carbon nanotubes gets stronger, with directional gripping ability

The race for the best "gecko foot" dry adhesive got a new competitor this week with a stronger and more practical material reported in the journal Science by a team of researchers from four U.S. institutions. Scientists have long been interested in the ability of gecko lizards to scurry up wall...

Scientists demonstrate highly directional semiconductor lasers

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. July 28, 2008 Applied scientists at Harvard University in collaboration with researchers from Hamamatsu Photonics in Hamamatsu City, Japan, have demonstrated, for the first time, highly directional semiconductor lasers with a much smaller beam divergence than conventional ones. ...

Generate High-Quality, Directional Plasmid cDNA Libraries

Produce larger primary libraries with new plasmid library construction kits Quinn Lu Marie Callahan Tanya Hosfield Barry Neiditch Alan Greener John C. Bauer Mike Kobrin Stratagene Stratagenes pBluescript II, pcmv-script and pAD-GAL4-2.1 XR library construct...

Constructing Directional cDNA Libraries from Limited Amounts of RNA

Generate cDNA libraries with as little as 50 ng of RNA Barry R. Neiditch Cherie Dewar Tanya Hosfield Marie Callahan John C. Bauer Mike Kobrin Quinn Lu Dianne Eckhardt Stratagene Melanie Lenhart Paul Young Human Genome Sciences, Rockville, Maryland Stratage...

Spring 'blockbuster' movie now showing

...e as the basis for nanosized spintronic devices. Spin, a quantum mechanical property arising from the magnetic field of a spinning electron, carries a directional value of either "up" or "down" that can be used to encode data in the 0s and 1s of the binary system. Spintronic devices promise to be smaller, faster...

VGI Announces the Launch of DISMISS Instruments for the VerteLoc™ Minimally Invasive Spine Stabilization System

...VG Innovations, Inc. (VGI), announces the launch of a new surgical instrumentation system, named DISMISS®. "DISMISS® stands for directional Instrument System for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery," stated VGI's President and CEO, Dan Grayson. "We have received very positive feedba...

Zounds Hearing Develops and Releases Power BTE Hearing Aid

...profound hearing loss (unique to Power BTE) -- Patented noise cancellation technology eliminates up to 90 percent of background noise -- directional microphones continually scan the user environment to generate exceptional voice clarity in even noisy environments -- Custom programming of 16 ...

News from the March 2008 American Physical Society Meeting

... a high-temperature superconductor with a particular arrangement of electrical charges known as "stripes." The finding was uncovered during studies of directional dependence in the material's electron-transport and magnetic properties. In the 2D plane, the material acts as a superconductor - conducts electricity...

New adhesive mimics gecko toe hairs

... of force to make it stick. Changes made to the plastic backing enabled the directional adhesion reported in this new material to work on truly vertical surfaces. ...aring. "With friction only, a gecko would fall from a wall or ceiling. With directional adhesion, a gecko can stop itself from falling because the mechanism works ...

Georgia Reproductive Specialists is First in Southeast to Offer Pioneering Test of Women's Biological Clock

...nables a woman to compare her estimated egg supply with the normal range expected for women of the same age. The Plan Ahead Report provides valuable directional information about which women planning to have children after their late twenties should seek further advice from fertility experts to help ensure tha...
Directional in Biological Products

pLenti6/V5 Directional TOPO Cloning Kit from Invitrogen

Description: Normal;heading 1;heading 2;Many mammalian cell types and experimental situations create challenges for standard transfection and other viral transduction systems. ViraPower Lentiviral Expression System overcomes these challenges by efficiently transduci...
Company:Invitrogen

TRIMMER-Direct cDNA Normalization Kit from Evrogen JSC

Description:... functional screenings etc. The Evrogen TRIMMER-DIRECT kit is developed for normalization of cDNA enriched with full-length sequences and intended for directional cloning. While most normalization methods are not well suited for the normalization of long cDNA, TRIMMER-DIRECT allows to obtain normalized cDNA samp...
Company:Evrogen JSC

EcoR I/Hind III End Modification Kit from Novagen

Description:... OrientExpress™ System Modules Highly efficient cDNA synthesis and directional cloning into advanced λ and T7 expression vectors For flexibility in configuring OrientExpress™ Cloning Systems, the modules of the Ori...
Company:Novagen

Nucleosome ELISA Kit from Calbiochem

Description:...body, 400X HRP-streptavidin conjugate, conjugate diluent, chromogenic substrate, 20X concentrated wash solution, stop solution, 4 plate sealers, and a directional insert....
Company:Calbiochem

Nuclear Matrix Protein ELISA Kit from Calbiochem

Description:...ntibody, HRP conjugated anti-digoxigenin secondary antibody, substrate, sample diluent, 20X plate wash concentrate, stop solution, plate sealer, and a directional insert....
Company:Calbiochem
Directional in Biological Definition

Gradient

... M, the gradient of f is the vector field such that for any vector ξ , where ξ f is the function that takes any point p to the directional derivative of f in the direction ξ evaluated at p. In other words, under some coordinate chart , ξ f ( p ) will be: See also Ja...

Natural selection

... challenged the rationalist and religious fundamentalist schools of thought that prevailed in Europe. See also artificial selection directional selection disruptive selection ecological selection evolution Fitness genetic drift negative selection selection ...
Directional in Biological Dictionary

Site-specific recombination

...ecific recombination acts to convert circular DNA ... ( B) Model of Xer site - specific recombination reactions on cer, psi and dif. ... The directional character of site - specific recombination is controlled by the ... Conditional site - specific recombination in mammalian cells using a l...

Phototropism

... Phototropism is directional growth in which the direction of growth is determined by the direction of t...ively phototropic. Roots are ... Phototropism ... Phototropism - the directional curvature of organs in response to lateral ... In nature stem phototro...

Megabase cloning

... Megabase ,biological,biology dictionary,biology ... (See directional cloning , Megabase cloning , Molecular cloning , Subcloning.) Coat pr...one . Cloning . Coat protein (capsid). Codon. Coenzyme ... Diploid cell. directional cloning . DNA (Deoxyribonucleic aci. DNA diagnosis. DNA fingerprint ... ...

Geotropism

...otropism and geotropism are both elements of the ... Information about geotropism in the free online English ... geotropism (j-tr-pzm) The directional growth of an organism in ... geotropism - an orienting ... Plants appear immobile and incapable of movement. However, time - lapse photography re...

Directional cloning

... directional cloning of the insert is achieved with minimal nonrecombinant ... directional PCR cloning into vectors for transient expre...quences fused to the 109 amino acid (aa) ... directional cloning is made possible by appropriate ... To ...

Codon Bias

...Codon bias . Biases in codon usage provide evidence for constraints on silent sites. ... has also been suggested that codon biases are caused by directional (or ... Codon bias is exploited by the biotechnology industry to improve the yield of ... The ability to manipulate codon bias may also u...

Chromosome jumping

...plication to ... Cosmid walking and chromosome jumping in the region of PKD1 reveal a locus ... A third CpG island was detected and cloned by directional chromosome jumping . Full text ... The use of chromosome jumping should now be applicable to any genetic locus for ... Identification of t...
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