Websites Are Judged In Less Than A Second
People who surf the web do not take more than a couple of seconds to decide whether the website is worth it or not, according to recent scientific findings. The decision is often taken in less than a second. //
‘My colleagues believed it would be impossible to really see anything in less than...
UC design research points the way so you won't get lost at the hospital
...egin in September 2009. That's when students' final symbol designs will be reviewed in a series of recognition and comprehension tests.
The symbols judged
to be the best performers in terms of comprehension and recognition will then be integrated into surveys administered in pockets of language groups (b...
Crisco(R) Announces the Crisco Live Smart, Cook Smarter Contest Winners
...hared an original recipe that incorporated Crisco Puritan Canola Oil with Omega-3 DHA and a photo of the prepared recipe . All entries were judged
based on creativity, nutritional balance and taste and the top five entries were posted on www.Crisco.com for a nationwide vote in May.
Hard to Treat Diseases, Inc. (HTDS) Thai Registration Dossier
... working hard and there is
great synergy and sync between us all. The Mellow Hope division generates
revenues and steady cash flows that a business is judged
upon, and generally
valuated. Slavica Bio Chem on the other hand is a company whose research and
development can have astronomical growth impact on ou...
Call to the Youth of America: Palms for Life Fund Launches Film Competition to Document Hunger in the United States
...wareness to this issue needs to happen now, as the situation has exacerbated amidst the current economic recession."
Twenty finalists will be judged
by a noted panel of judges on the clear conveyance of the message, creativity, impact and overall quality of the work.
To find out more about the...
Eleven Veterinary Students Win Top Awards at Morris Animal Foundation's Annual Research Competition
...udent Scholars (VSS) program, presented posters of their results at MAF's annual meeting in June. Members of MAF's esteemed scientific advisory boards judged
the competition. More than 30 veterinary students participated in the third annual VSS competition. Winners received awards between $500 and $5,000 ea...
Alere Wins Awards for Participant Engagement Programs
...by its in-house participant marketing team, which develops literature for Alere's employer and health plan clients. A panel of health industry experts judged
more than 1,000 entries, which included a range of communications such as brochures, pamphlets, direct mail campaigns, magazine articles and much more...
LifeSpan Treadmill Awarded BEST TREADMILL by Health Magazine
...to track progress. The LifeSpan TR4000i treadmill, made by PCE Health and Fitness, www.LifeSpanFitness.com, was rated #1 over all other treadmills, as judged
by experts from Health magazine. The Best Treadmill award is part of Health magazine's annual America's Healthiest Fitness Awards.
The July i...
Winners of the C. Everett Koop Health Project Award Announced
... Company, Energy Corporation of America, IBM Corporation, Lincoln Industries, Vanderbilt University and USAA. Organizations applying for the award are judged
by an independent panel of experts who decide whether there is sufficient proof that improved health and cost savings have been achieved. Additional i...
The National Alliance for Caregiving and MetLife Foundation Honor Innovators Making a Difference in the Lives of Caregivers
...nity. In addition, one award was given to an organization meeting the needs of caregivers caring for adult children with disabilities. Applicants were judged
by a panel of caregiving experts and awarded $25,000 to continue their support for caregivers.
Family caregiving is the underpinning of the ...
judged in Medical Technology
CTMM Becomes One of the World's Largest Public-Private Partnerships in Translational Medical Research
and funding multidisciplinary projects that involve active participation by
Netherlands-based academia and industry. All CTMM projects are judged
independent International Scientific Advisory Committee and approved by a
Supervisory Board based on their significant potential to translate re...
Velos, Inc. Releases Software to Support Cancer Centers With New Workflow and Content for NCI Clinical Trials Reporting Program
..., information-gathering initiative. Through this program, the NCI can carry out a prioritization process to more effectively focus resources on trials judged
most likely to facilitate advances in treatment. However, they are not without complexity, and they impose a significant new workload on the cancer c...
Schering-Plough Expands Vicriviroc Phase II Study in Treatment-Naive Patients With HIV
... percent or more of patients. Elevations of liver enzymes and bilirubin were noted, but were not characteristic of drug-induced liver injury and were judged
to be not related to vicriviroc. These infections and other adverse events observed in these patients were generally consistent with expectations for...
BIOCOM's 4th Annual DeviceFest Honors Companies
...dling Yocca Carlson & Rauth , CMTC , The Aubrey Group , and Source Scientific .
The technology that was exhibited at the event was judged
in the following categories (note: specific winners are listed):
"I would invest in that" award (tied: OrthAlign and Applison...
Impulse Dynamics Announces Pivotal Results at the American College of Cardiology Annual Meeting Late-Breaking Session
...gnals over the other group had significantly improved exercise tolerance as judged
by an increase in peak oxygen update (p=0.02) and an improvement in quality of life as judged
by a reduction in the Minnesota Living with Heart Failure score (p<0.000...
Analysis of Long-Term Vicriviroc Data Provides Evidence of Sustained Viral Suppression, Increased CD4 Cell Counts and Tolerability in Treatment-Experienced HIV-Infected Patients
...5 percent or more of
patients. Elevations of liver enzymes and bilirubin were noted, but were
not characteristic of drug-induced liver injury and were judged
to be not
related to vicriviroc. These infections and other adverse events observed
in these patients were generally consistent with expectations for ...
Sequoia Pharmaceuticals Presents In Vitro and First-in-Human Data Supporting Further Development of SPI-256, a Novel Investigational Protease Inhibitor
...safe and well tolerated in
this healthy volunteer population. Adverse events (AEs) were reported by
approximately half of subjects, although most were judged
to be unrelated
or unlikely to be related to study drug. In Phase 1 of the study, three
subjects reported a total of 8 AEs possibly related to study d...
Rubicon Provides Genome Amplification for the Cancer Genome Atlas Project
...rdize total genomic
DNA from 3,000 tissue and blood samples from cancer patients. The Rubicon
GenomePlex(TM) Whole Genome Amplification technology was judged
amplify clinical DNA samples to the constant concentration and quality
necessary for reproducible and accurate analysis using microarrays and ...
Forest and Almirall Announce Positive Results of Clinical Studies for Aclidinium Bromide, a Novel, Long-Acting Anticholinergic for the Treatment for COPD
...vents were coughing (n=2) and dysphagia (n=1). One serious AE
(hospitalization due to severe diarrhea) occurred after the last dose of
800 mcg and was judged
by the investigator as unrelated to treatment. There
were no clinically relevant changes in laboratory parameters, vital signs
Dutch Top Institute Allocates 150 Million Euro to R&D Projects Targeting Early Diagnosis and Treatment of Disease
assessing and funding multidisciplinary projects that involve active
participation by Netherlands-based academia and industry. All CTMM projects
by an independent International Advisory Board and approved by a
Supervisory Board based on their significant potential to translate
judged in Medical Dictionary
... A therapeutic effect is a consequence of a medical treatment of any kind, the results of which are judged
to be desirable and beneficial. This is true whether the result was expected, unexpected, or even an unintended consequence of the treatment. An adver...
...tic inoperable lung ... Management and outcome of inoperable Wilms tumor. A report of National Wilms ... unable to be resected at surgery or judged
inoperable by imaging evaluation. ... Going where no doctors have gone before - UCSF is operating on the inoperable . ... For most patients, th...
...etent in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Having an incompetent lawyer may be grounds for a retrial, but the lawyer in ... The charged was judged
incompetent to stand trial, at least until his medication ... Information about incompetent in the free online English ... 1. Not qualified in...
judged in Biological News
A urine test for appendicitis?
... diseased appendices, even when those appendices appeared normal on imaging, and the amount of LRG correlated with the severity of the appendicitis as judged
by histologic review of the appendix specimens.
Although mass spectrometry isn't widely available clinically, urine LRG elevations were detected ...
Faculty of 1000 praised by Wellcome Trust
...experts identified landmark papers that nevertheless did not have an
exceptionally high citation score, indicating that the merit of a paper
cannot be judged
by bibliometric data alone.
The Wellcome Trust points out that "mechanisms such as Faculty of 1000 of
post-publication peer review are a valuable a...
A genome may reduce your carbon footprint
...ely related species would allow inference of missing data. For example, if a draft switchgrass genome assembly does not provide a complete assembly as judged
by comparison to an inbred genome or more closely related grass, it will be possible to infer unresolved regions, including retrotransposon family com...
Tufts students host Earth Day with groundbreaking ceremony for solar house
...sign process and construction phase, teams will transport the houses to the National Mall in Washington D.C., by October 1st, where the houses will be judged
and open to the public for viewing. During this year's competition, more than 250,000 people are expected to visit the solar village.
Team Boston ...
2009 AIBS Media Award
...as a whole. The AIBS Media Award was established in 1995 to recognize excellence in reporting on topics pertaining to biological sciences. Entries are judged
on the basis of clarity of purpose, originality of subject, reporting and writing skills, and appeal to the general public.
This year's judging pan...
NPL Cavimeter receives 2009 UIA Outstanding Product Award
...is a worldwide trade organisation bringing together users and manufacturers of high power ultrasound systems. In granting the award, the Cavimeter was judged
by the panel to be "more innovative than the competing equipment". The award is the culmination of a period of research, development and exploitation ...
Analysis of fresh strawberries reveals consumer preferences
...arvest date and season were also found to be an important factor influencing strawberry composition. Genotypes with low flavor ratings were most often judged
as "not sweet enough" by the panelists, thus linking flavor to sweetness preference".
Plums poised to give blueberries run for the money
...lums as emerging stars."
Far from fruit snobbery, the plum is being ushered in after Cisneros and Dr. David Byrne, AgriLife Research plant breeder, judged
more than 100 varieties of plums, peaches and nectarines and found them to match or exceed the much-touted blueberries in antioxidants and phytonutrie...
WWF seeks innovative solutions to bycatch through worldwide competition
...is the second year WWF has offered a special regional prize to encourage inventions that address issues in areas of critical concern. Entries will be judged
on innovation, practicality, cost-effectiveness, their ability to reduce bycatch of any species and the overall contribution the invention makes to co...
Research yields new clues to how we locate objects in space
...ly the transducer was pressed into the lid. The results showed that the more the surface pushed back against the transducer, the greater the subjects judged
the indentation to be.
In the third experiment, the researchers tested the accuracy of combining both direct perception and visualization to locate ...
judged in Biological Technology
Wisconsin law firm Web sites judged by marketing firm
MADISON, Wis. For the past three years, the Internet Marketing Attorney has ruled on law firm Web sites and now this years verdict is in. The recently posted 2004-05 IMA Awards and Reviews, directed by Micah Buchdahl, razzes and raves over 300 sites in three categories. Several Wisconsin law fir...
Prix Galien USA Announces 2009 Final Candidates
...rix Galien USA committee chair, New York University professor emeritus and editor-in-chief of The FASEB Journal.
Prix Galien USA honorees are judged
on the basis of the innovative nature of the development, application or clinical utility of the drug or technology and whether its discovery can be a...
Evidence for a New Genetic Link to Therapeutic Efficacy for Alzheimer's Disease
...e (Day 0), Day 45, Day 90 and after a two week washout from their assigned product on Day 104. In addition, analyses of a number of genotypic markers judged
to be relevant to the physiological background of Alzheimer's disease were also performed.
Previous analysis of the study revealed that pati...
San Diego Wireless Heavyweight Leap Wireless Supports New Start-up Incubator
...neurs who are interested in being a part of the EvoNexus incubator should apply online at www.commnexus.org/incubator/ . Applicant companies will be judged
based on development plan, target market, domain expertise, willingness to participate in entrepreneurial education programs, and other criteria as li...
NCIIA Honors Top Collegiate Biomedical Engineering Teams
...r projects forward. Winning teams are selected from a pool of entries submitted by some of the nation's top biomedical engineering departments and are judged
by a panel of faculty and industry representatives. Judges evaluate the teams on a variety of criteria--winners are required to solve a pressing clini...
Elsevier / MC Strategies Online Courses Named in the 15th Annual Communicator Awards
...s of Elsevier."
The Communicator Awards are judged
and overseen by the International
Academy of the V... entire Academy, we
are honored to have once again judged
the 15th Annual Communicator Awards and
we are pro....
The Communicator Awards is sanctioned and judged
by the International
Academy of the Visual Arts, a...
Cadient Group Brings Home the Gold and Two Bronze Aster Awards
...s Program is an elite competition recognizing the nation's most talented healthcare marketing professionals for outstanding excellence in advertising. judged
by a diverse panel of experts, Cadient Group was recognized for the following three projects:
American Biotech Labs(R) Garners 2009 Utah Best of State Award
...ropy and the arts in Utah.
Winners for the annual Best of State event are chosen for their excellence in a wide variety of endeavors. Candidates are judged
based on three criteria: achievement within their field of endeavor (50 percent); innovation or creativity in approach, techniques, methods or process...
First ASMS Hites Award for Outstanding Research Publication Presented to Prof. Alison Ashcroft for Her Use of Waters Synapt HDMS System to Explore Protein Complexes
... System. She is Manager of the Mass Spectrometry Facility in the Astbury Centre for Structural Molecular Biology at the University of Leeds.
the publication on the basis of its "innovative aspects, technical quality, likely stimulation of future research, likely impact on future application...
LASIK and Vision Correction Experts from Trusted LASIK Surgeons Directory Achieve Top Awards at ASCRS Meeting
...llenge Cup is a competition between two teams of refractive surgery experts judged
by a vote of the audience based on scientific content, entertainment value ...of refractive surgery experts in a head-to-head competition. The teams were judged
by the audience on scientific quality, relevance to the typical practitione...
judged in Biological Definition
Anton van Leeuwenhoek
... for a 10 guilder note done by M.C. Escher in 1951 .
The Dutch Royal Academy presents (every 10 years) the Leeuwenhoek medal to the scientist judged
to have made the decade's most significant finding in microbiology. This is regarded by microbiologists as the highest honor in their field.
...pport for Nazi ideas of "racial hygiene", couched in pseudo-scientific metaphors.
When accepting the Nobel Prize, he apologized for a 1940 publication judged
to reflect Nazi views of science, saying that "many highly decent scientists hoped, like I did, for a short time for good from National Socialism, and...
...ssification, but the consensus view is that species rank is not justified in either. The gene flow between northern and southern magpie populations is judged
to be sufficiently restricted to justify terming them subspecies (not full species); but the seamless way that local Koala populations blend one int...
judged in Biological Dictionary
...on and outline how to determine whether analytical interference ... patient's positive troponin level was caused by interference from ... ... judged
previously as "neutral", " positive ", or "negative" by an ... to positive interference , but only in the inter-hemispheric interference group. ....
...d conformation quotes. ... molecule: Dynamic conformation of extracellular matrix molecules in aqueous solution. ... Conformation classes are judged
much like any other dog show. ... JRTCA sanctioned conformation judges are required to have an in-depth, first ... Information about conformatio...
Band shift assay
... ' even higher. ... The band - shift assay is an extremely sensitive technique that is particularly ... m contain more than 1000 pg/µL HMGB1 as judged
by band - shift assay (Fig. 4B ) ... Gel, shift , assay ,biological ,biology dictionary,biology terminology,biology ... Gel shift assay : (g...