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Busy Intersections Invite People to Walk More

People are more likely to go for a walk in areas with four-way intersections and a large number of shops and businesses as possible destinations,// a large new study finds. The study examined pedestrian trips in 10 major U.S. cities to determine to what extent urban design guidelines increase...

Chicagoland Motorcycle F.A.S.T. Ride to Fight Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder:

...ust 16 Registration is at 8:00 AM Ride starts at 9:30 AM Riders will experience police-stopped intersections for non-stop riding enjoyment. There will also be a light lunch at the Moose Lodge in Morris Illinois. The group will return to Galway's Bar & G...

UB driver simulation study targets high-risk teenage drivers

...: a high-tech and newly improved driving simulation program complete with real sounds and computer-generated highways based on actual streets and busy intersections around UB's North (Amherst) Campus. The innovation researchers believe will make the study more authentic and effective: While keeping many of the f...

Cogdell Spencer Announces First Synergy Project in Pensacola, Florida

...uction), development, and property management services. The three-story project will be located on the 4700 block of North Davis Highway between the intersections of Royce Street and Hewitt Street. It is 100 percent pre-leased and site work is scheduled to begin the fourth week of September 2008, with completion...

SNM and ASTRO team up to advance molecular imaging and cancer research

...e world's leading experts and young investigators in the emerging field of molecular imaging. "Collaborative forums, such as this meeting exploring intersections of molecular imaging and oncology, are critical to advancing our understanding of the underlying causes of disease," said SNM President Robert W. Atch...

Beeston completes drilling on Bluff Lake property, 100 Mile House

...f for assay. Copper mineralization including native copper has been encountered in each of the four drill holes, however, the length of the drill core intersections and grade are yet to be determined and will be released when available. Exploration on the Bluff Lake property is being conducted under the supervis...

U.N. Seeks to Curb World's Traffic Deaths

...rg, these interventions include simple, low-cost steps such as installing barriers along the median to prevent head-on collisions; converting four-way intersections into safer traffic circles; and installing speed bumps. Encouraging governments to beef up policing of reckless or drunk drivers, as well as improv...

Red-light cameras increase crashes, researchers find

...this month to install the cameras at several major intersections in the county. The devices could be adopted by mor... percent of the states traffic fatalities occur at intersections for reasons other than red-light running. The...w the states lead in designing roads and improving intersections to accommodate elderly drivers, which would ultima...

NIH doubles support for vital HIV/AIDS research center

...GIVI, the Center for AIDS Research provides strategic, educational and scientific services to HIV/AIDS researchers. Its research goal is to expand the intersections of basic, clinical and behavioral/epidemiological HIV research. It provides infrastructure support to over $80 million of funded HIV/AIDS research at ...

Somerville, A Town Committed to Tackle Obesity Among Kids

...ble amount of money. They made small changes like freshening up the paint that formed zebra-stripe crosswalks and positioning crossing guards at major intersections to make walking to school more appealing. Information brochures were handed out, bicycle paths were built and the number of racks for parking...
Intersections in Biological News

Healing wounds with lasers, vehicles that drive themselves, other cutting-edge optics

...ly mission, maneuvering through a mock city environment, avoiding obstacles, merging into moving traffic, navigating traffic circles, and negotiating intersections -- all while conforming to California driving rules. Of the 89 international teams that entered the challenge, only six finished in the allotted time....

Key to future medical breakthroughs is systems biology, say leading European scientists

...subcellular networks. These will make it possible for scientists to develop smarter therapeutic strategies for example by disrupting two or three key intersections on a biochemical network. This could lead to significant advances in the treatment of disease and help with the shrinking pipeline of pharmaceutical c...

NJIT Provost Priscilla P. Nelson honored at National Academy of Engineering

... focus. NJIT offers many opportunities to stretch and encompass areas beyond engineering, architecture or science, she says. Opportunities abound for intersections with the humanities, social sciences, and economics. Speaking about experiences that prepared her for the multi-faceted position at NJIT, Nelson no...

Cellular message movement captured on video

...that physical stimulus, paxillin consistently moved in the same direction as the fluid flow. Paxillin is found primarily at focal adhesions, busy intersections of activity scattered around the cell’s cytoplasmic membrane. Focal adhesions are regions rich with receptors for growth factors and they are also str...

Light guides flight of migratory birds

... of year, so does the alignment of the band of polarized light. Muheim and Phillips argue that migratory songbirds average the sunrise and sunset intersections of the polarization band with the horizon to find the north-south meridian (geographic north-south axis), providing a reference that is independent of...
Intersections in Biological Technology

Siemens Healthcare Announces Planned Collaboration with Harris Corporation

...to improve the quality of healthcare," said Jim Traficant, vice president of Harris Healthcare Solutions. "Harris is trusted by health experts at the intersections of care delivery, communications and data management. By joining forces with industry-leading Siemens Image & Knowledge Management business unit ...

Engineers make first 'active matrix' display using nanowires

...lt to eavesdrop on military transmissions on the battlefield. Electronic displays like television screens contain millions of pixels located at the intersections of rows and columns that crisscross each other. In the new findings, the researchers showed that they were able to selectively illuminate a specific r...

Johnson & Johnson Announces Changes to Accelerate Growth

... today announced a series of organizational changes to sharpen its focus on opportunities outside its traditional areas of interest and in the growing intersections of health care. These include the creation of a new strategy and growth organization and two new business operating groups. The changes are designed t...

In Globalizing Biotech, Midwest Must Differentiate From Pack

...rentiation is agricultural biotechnology. Another point of differentiation is in the area of medical devices, biomaterials and diagnostics and the intersections of these industries with drugs. The Midwest has strong companies in these sectors in Minnesota, Illinois, Indiana and Michigan and should leverage thi...

UW offers new program in neuroscience and public policy

...cy from the La Follette School of Public Affairs. The objectives of the program are to promote research into the complex, dynamic, and often uncertain intersections of brain, mind, and society and to enhance communication among neuroscientists and policymakers. "When neuroscientists simply dictate to society, t...

Electronic signs for municipalities: Las Vegas or lost revenues?

...und that on-premise signage is linked to an increase in traffic accidents. Rather, the SBA reports that highway vehicle accidents actually decrease at intersections where there is commercial signage. Ironically, many of the cities that have strict limits on business sign size - ostensibly as a way to "enhance ...

The top 10 misconceptions of life-science patents

...parison, the cost of obtaining additional claims is "de minimus." Numerous strategic claims also can be an effective deterrent to infringement. The intersections between science, inventions, the Patent Office, the courts, and the law are complex and fascinating. Patents also are the lifeblood of any innovative ...
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(Date:10/31/2014)... HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Oct. 30, ... additional $100 million in the fight against the Ebola outbreak ... the World Bank,s total pledge to more than $500 million, ... to the three hardest-hit countries -- Guinea, Liberia and Sierra ... has increased significantly in recent weeks, but we still have ...
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(Date:10/29/2014)... research presented at the Society for Integrative Oncology ... for the first time that it is possible ... readily available nutritional supplement, AHCC. ... Smith, Pharm.D., associate professor in the Department of ... of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) ...
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