IBM Award for Innovative Solution to Tackling World's Most Critical Social and Environmental Problems
...most pressing needs."
World Community Grid is a powerful example of IBM's recently announced smarter planet vision in which systems from utility grids
to healthcare can be made to work better, as a result of increased data, interconnected networks and greater embedded intelligence.
According to ...
Broadlane Automates Contract Enrollment for Clients
...ized enrollment reports Expedient ability to download enrollment search results to Excel for further analysis User-customizable search results grids
Intuitive screen navigation and self-help features
Future enhancements and additional functionality added to Enrollment Center will be relea...
DaVita Becomes the First FORTUNE 500 Healthcare Services Company to Join the EPA Green Power Partnership
... renewable wind energy. The offset is the equivalent of removing 1,315 passenger vehicles from the road, or reducing the strain placed on local power grids
by the amount of power consumed by approximately 1,000 American homes.
"Providing life-saving treatment for our patients requires adapting to the...
University of Texas engineers receive $3.2 million in National Science Foundation CAREER awards
...ow to improve electric power supply reliability and resiliency by using direct current microgrids local, self-contained and relatively small electric grids
that distribute power using direct current versus the conventional way of using alternating current. His analysis will focus on studying the reliabili...
Technology Leaders Call on Congress to Support Investments in Digital Infrastructure as Part of Economic Stimulus and Recovery Plan
...a letter to House and Senate leaders, 117 CEOs and business leaders said investments in health care information technology, broadband and energy smart grids
"will provide our nation with a near-term stimulus and long-term comparative advantage."
"Investments in America's digital infrastructure will sp...
Direct recording shows brain signal persists even in dreamless sleep
...the subjects did nothing, were taken prior to the temporary installation of grids
of electrodes on the surfaces of the patients' brains. The level of detail provided by the grids
is essential clinically for pinpointing the source of the seizures for poss...
Testosterone key to disease transmission
...als were being recaptured. Such a social network, Grear explained, could help provide a clear picture of how the treated and untreated mice mix on the grids
Tests on recaptured mice indicated that the average number of contacts made between both males and females by mice that received the tr...
Global Healer and YouTube Guru, Dattatreya Siva Baba, Starts Worldwide City Tour, on July 2 in New York City: 'Grace Light Is Coming to Solve Mankind's Problems'
...ed for the First Grace Light Event because the power of New York City
is known by everyone who goes there. "The energy lines available there
extend to grids
that span the entire planet." Additionally, the event was
planned to coincide with the New Moon, as the most auspicious time for the
beginning of the ...
Fraunhofer frontline themes: Tomorrow's opportunities
...t sources that produce an effect similar to daylight, and whose form and intensity can be adapted to any desired situation.
Energy storage in power grids
Solar and wind-generated electricity on demand
Renewable resources will play an increasingly significant role in the energy mixture of the future....
China Holdings Announces Development on TaiHu and Ongniute Biomass Power Plants/Projects
...ent use of renewable energy resources, such as crop straw and bush.
Under the recently introduced legislation and regulations, State owned
now must purchase all electricity produced by renewable
energy projects. The purchase price is also 0.25 RMB/yuan higher than the
normal electricity s...
Grids in Medical Products
Integra Epilepsy Gates/Dunn Electrodes
Description:...surface, are individually numbered and have larger exposures. Strip and depth electrodes are fitted with a gold plated mini-PC board connector; larger grids
incorporate a single gold-plated Flex Connector. Electrode leads are extra long and durable to ensure reliable recording. Strip and grid electrodes ha...
Company:Integra LifeSciences Corporation
Description:...muli/background colors. Static perimetry with supra, fast or classic 4-2 threshold strategy. Examination with pre-programmed or hand-picked test point grids
(including 30-2, 24-2, and 10-2). Gray-scale/ Scotoma curve, overview, profile, even 3D animation displays. New, faster optimal "CLIP" strategy also a...
Grids in Medical Dictionary
... animal, part of an animal, ... Although specimen insertion is still a manual process in these microscopes, the ... In this approach, specimen grids
are picked up from a 96 position tray using a ... Information about specimen in the free online English dictionary and encyclopedia. ... specim...
Grids in Biological News
Work with power grids leads to cell biology discovery
EVANSTON, Ill. --- Gene therapy, in which a working gene is inserted into a cell to replace a faulty or absent gene, is a promising experimental technique for the prevention and treatment of disease.
Now a research team led by a Northwestern University physicist reports that a counterintuitive...
Climate change driving Michigan mammals north
...en 1939 and 1942, the second in 1972-1973 and the most recent in 2004-2005, when U-M graduate student Allison Poor Haraminac used methods and trapping grids
like those used in the earlier studies.
Combining trapping data from Huron Mountain Club and other locations with museum material and road kill rep...
Measuring snow with a bucket, a windmill, and the sun?
...blem was this: While the USGS has about 15 snowmelt measurement sites in Maine, they also needed a way to measure snowfall in remote areas where power grids
are scarce. Emergency managers need accurate information to prepare for forthcoming hazards and energy companies need to plan ahead for how much water...
The 'satellite navigation' in our brains
... Our brains contain their own navigation system much like satellite navigation ("sat-nav"), with in-built maps, grids
and compasses, neuroscientist Dr Hugo Spiers told the BA Festival of Science at the University of Liverpool today.
The brain's navigation mechanism...
AGU journal highlights -- Sept. 3, 2008
...low in South America's Amazon basin. However, current global climate models (GCMs) are unable to exactly capture this variability, in part because the grids
used in GCMs (roughly 2 degrees degrees of latitude and longitude) are too large to properly resolve topographical features such as th...
Crop management: How small do we go?
...e West Kentucky Research and Education Center; and J.T. Johnson, Clark County Cooperative Extension Center, examine how precise sensor and application grids
should be for optimal efficiency.
To determine the ideal amount of data needed for precision management, the researchers calculated the optimal co...
Virtual human in HIV drug simulation
... The combined supercomputing power of the UK and US national grids
has enabled UCL (University College London) scientists to simulate the efficacy of an HIV drug in blocking a key protein used by the lethal virus. The...
Teenager moves video icons just by imagination
...ery at the School of Medicine, and Daniel Moran, Ph.D., assistant professor of biomedical engineering, performed their research on the boy who had the grids
implanted so that neurologists and neurosurgeons can find the area in the brain serving as the focus for an epileptic seizure, with hopes of removing ...
Taking 'chips' to the next level of gene hunting
...is week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
The most commonly used gene chips are glass slides that have arrayed on them neat grids
of tiny dots containing small sequences of only hand-selected non-junk DNA. TIP-chips contain on them all DNA sequences. Because each chip can hold th...
With record resolution and sensitivity, tool images how life organizes in a cell membrane
...ane, placed it on a small silicon wafer to make the lipid bilayer flatten into two dimensions and organized the flat membrane with a pattern of chrome grids
to provide ''landmarks'' on the surface. That system let the scientists track how lipids moved and measure how many of each type of lipid resided in a...
Grids in Biological Technology
JIC Invests in Three New Alternative Energy Projects
...any. The PRC Government has
been actively encouraging investment in renewable energy. The Renewal
Energy Law of the country requires state-owned power grids
to give priority
and pay premium rates for power generated by privately-owned companies
using 'clean' generating methods.
"Given such a favourable m...
Polymer grid technology a boon for bridges
...a, manufacturer, Bank's group designed prefabricated, three-dimensional FRP grids
that cranes can rapidly lay into place, eliminating weeks of labor-intensiv... computer models and conducted actual tests of concrete reinforced with FRP grids
in the Wisconsin Structures and Materials Testing Laboratory on campus....
UW-Madison engineers apply award-winning technology to road building
...rectangular FRP grid system that looks a lot like the steel reinforcing bar grids
that are built inside of bridge decks.
In economic terms, there are trad...eel bars. On the other hand, the ability to prefabricate the reinforcement grids
and lay them down quicklyas opposed to having a team of workers individuall...
UW links with Israeli school to locate genes
...ted Systems Laboratory, said the system will be extended to more machines and will incorporate a scientific grid infrastructure known as the Enabling grids
for E-sciencE (EGEE), which could open the system to thousands of computers in Europe.
"As far as distributed computing, it is definitely a very d...
Sonic Foundry explores capital options
...s, including the expansion and enhancement of its product offerings, which he called a top priority.
We're talking about building search processing grids
and building out our data center capability. This does not come without cost. Buinevicius said. So we fully anticipate that there will be some need fo...
Lack of connectivity is real estate's hidden time bomb
...till have the same results of appraisals on buildings?
Antiquated power grids
There were some interesting points about power that should be mentioned...veryone else.
What is the value of having feeds from two different power grids
as a building amenity versus the liability of having a single power grid cr...
Analysis of Microarray Data
An example of the image data obtained from 4 of the 12 grids
from a standard
6912 element HCI array is represented in Figure ...ay Analysis of 6912 Element Arrays. Image Data from
4 of the 12 grids
of a standard 6912 element Hunstman Cancer Institute