Disturbing TV Scenes may Intensify Stress
Viewing disturbing news footage on television could intensify stress and trauma, according to// a latest study.
A month before the terrorist attacks on Sep 11, 2001 in the US, sleep and memory researcher Ruth Propper, at Merrimack College in North Andover, Massachusetts, US, began teaching a...
Indian Films With Smoking Scenes may Get 'A' Certificate
New Delhi, Films showing actors blowing glorious rings of smoke or village elders smoking a hookah may soon be out of reach for those below 18 years//.
An autonomous body helping the Indian government in its fight against tobacco consumption has suggested that films showing smoking scenes
Smoking Related Scenes in Movies Increase Teenage Susceptibility To Smoke
A review report submitted recently regarding the impact of media and mass communication on smoking has found that teenagers are vulnerable to smoke after visualization of smoking related scenes
on movies// or televisions. It is also in favor of exclusion of smoking related scenes
from movies rated ...
Watching Violent, Churning Movie Scenes Affect Problem-Solving Ability
Watching graphically violent or emotional scenes
in a movie may induce enough stress to interfere with your problem solving ability, says a study.
Next time you sit down to watch a violent or // emotional movie, beware. It could harm your problem-solving ability.
David Beversdorf, a neurolog...
Oclaro Reports Positive Adjusted EBITDA in First Post-Merger Quarter
...ies are on track and we believe our customers are pleased with the deal. These results are a visual indicator of the progress taking place behind the scenes
and with customers," said Alain Couder, CEO of Oclaro, Inc. "Times continue to be challenging, and we expect only modest revenue growth in the remain...
U.S. News Media Group Announces 2009-10 America's Best Hospitals
...e Healy, U.S. News health editor, to capture their expertise and insight into the Best Hospitals ranking process. The videos take viewers behind the scenes
of the rigorous selection process, include profiles of top winners across categories, and reveal what it takes for a hospital to be named one of "Amer...
Key Lawmakers to Appear in Citizen-Led Health Care Forum On PJTV.com
....com/v/2153 ), hosted by PJTV entertainer Steven Crowder who grew up in Montreal and will be featured at the forum. Crowder takes viewers behind the scenes
and tells stories of:
A woman who was forced to wait for a year for treatment of her legs, and both of them ended up being amputated.
Julie Stav Reminds Hispanic Moms to Invest in Their Family's Wellness with Milk!
...lus a year's supply of milk(3).
Log onto www.eligeleche.com for details on how to enter! While there,
you'll be able to check out behind the scenes
photos and videos of all our
milk mustache moms, including Julie Stav.
The Milk Processor Education Program (Milk PEP), Washington, D.C., is
Team Sports Can't Compete With Films to Keep Kids From Smoking
... even if their child plays sports, that's not enough."
Adachi-Mejia noted that parents can go to Web sites to check out whether a movie has smoking scenes
or not. In addition, ratings are a good way to choose films that are appropriate for children, she added.
The report is published in the July issue...
Excellence in Workplace Safety Recognized as 2009 Saxcies Award Winners Named
...chievements of all 2009 nominees, can be found on the Saxcies webpage at the Saxcies Finalists' Site .
The Saxcies Recognize Those Behind the scenes
With the Saxcies, SafetyXChange.org has created the only international safety industry awards program that honors both individuals and organizatio...
scenes in Medical Technology
scenes in Medical Dictionary
...rescription Discount Card - FREE to Residents! ... Working Southern California apple orchard offering living history programs and re-enactments of scenes
from the American Revolution, Civil War, and the Old West. Official site for the minimalist composer. Includes images, sound clips, scores, and mu...
scenes in Biological News
Interventional radiology: From sidelines to mainstream for patients
...5 in Washington, D.C.
The ACR policy support comes at a time when interventional radiologists have spent more than three decades working behind the scenes
to solve the toughest medical problems, explained Stainken. "Interventional radiologists historically have worked on the sidelines as the 'specialists...
Better living through chemistry
... of microbial processes and products in the biotech arena."
To reach the mud volcano and brine pool, Joye and her companions descen...ulfur minerals and a reddish-colored microbial ooze. "These are the kind of scenes
I imagine could exist on distant planets or other astronomical bodies," sai...
Execretion analysis aids primate social studies
...y monogamous actually engage in what we politely call extra-pair copulation," Alberts said. "It revealed to us that there is much going on behind the scenes
that we can't detect from direct observations."
But while collecting songbird DNA can be simply a matter of climbing a tree to get "a little bit of...
Sea bed provides information about present climatic change
Professor Francisca Martnez Ruiz highlights that the analysis research line of the climatic variability in the geological past "provides scenes
of climatic changes which help us to understand the answers of the components of the climatic system in future".
Doctor David G...
VUANCE Announces Crime Scene Security and Evidentiary Tracking Development Project
...ranchise, Crossing Jordan, and the Forensic
Files. This solution will provide new levels of accuracy and increased
confidence in the security of crime scenes
and evidence collected from them.
In addition, the various federal initiatives for credentialing and scene
control in the wake of 9/11 and the hurrica...
Synchrotron light unveils oil in ancient Buddhist paintings from Bamiyan
... have recently identified drying oils in some of the samples they studied from the Bamiyan caves. Painted in the mid-7th century A.D., the murals show scenes
with Buddhas in vermilion robes sitting cross-legged amid palm leaves and mythical creatures. The scientists discovered that 12 out of the 50 caves we...
Woods Hole Research Center debuts new image mosaic that will strengthen global forest monitoring
...ng sensor to vegetation structure, this marks a new era in remote sensing of natural resources.
The image mosaic is a composite of 116 individual scenes
acquired by the Phased Array L-Band SAR (PALSAR) carried on board ALOS. The acquisition was made over the Xingu basin in Mato Grosso, Brazil, between ...
USC biomedical team to participate in $6 million low vision project
...k, engineering faculty in USCs Center for Vision Science and Technology will improve visual displays in two ways: first, they will enhance contrast in scenes
and suppress background noise (irrelevant details) that might confuse a visually-impaired person; second, they will design displays that brighten the ...
Youngstown, Ohio Police Award Mobile Data Contract to BIO-key(R) International
Department has initiated a proactive "zero tolerance" crime and gang
violence prevention program. As a result, at traffic stops or at scenes
suspicious activity, officers can use MobileCop to directly link to LEADS,
OLLEISN and federal databases to flag stolen vehicles and guns, outstand...
Mimicking how the brain recognizes street scenes
...ng idea or technology and a commercially viable concept.
The IEEE paper describes how the team "showed" the model randomly sele...nt types of objects.
To test the model, the team presented full street scenes
consisting of previously unseen examples from the Street Scene Database. Th...
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New Educational Website Celebrates the Accomplishments of Engineers
...ers who have been awarded "Engineering's Nobel" since 1989.
The website, www.draperprize.org , will bring visitors through several scenes
of "daily life" and highlight the Draper Prize-winning engineering technologies that help a person through his or her ordinary day. These te...
TriCipher is First to Transfer Smart Card Level Security to Federally Approved SAFE-BioPharma(TM) 'Roaming' Credentials
...ulti-use device. One part of the user's credential is
generated from ID Tool ToGo, and the other portion is stored on TriCipher's
appliance behind the scenes
-- requiring only a standard USB drive with ID
Tool ToGo to authenticate. The credential aligns with the government's
guidance in the National Institu...
National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Sets New National Standard for CO Screening by Pulse CO-Oximetry(TM)
...es every fire department to establish
Standard Operating Guidelines (SOGs) that outline uniform rehabilitation
procedures for firefighters at incident scenes
and training exercises.
Too often, even the most skilled first responders miss the chance to
treat carbon monoxide poisoning early because, until Ma...
UA optical scientists add new, practical dimension to holography
...ding materials capable of very large sizes, which is very important for life-size, realistic 3D displays," Peyghambarian said. "We can record complete scenes
or objects within three minutes and can store them for three hours."
The researchers also are working to write images even faster using pulsed lase...
West Coast VC Establishes Midwest Presence in Madison
...e. SWIB is hoping that more than just Madison's cluster of biotech firms can get a piece of the action this time, citing promising technology start-up scenes
centered around the Milwaukee School of Engineering and spin-offs from Cray in the Chippewa Falls as examples.
Fraziers Investment Strategy
Streaming video could make courtrooms into Internet conference calls
...dvice and commentary via e-mail and instant messaging to the trial team.
VLV ... allow[s] paralegals and other law professionals working behind the scenes
to see and hear in real time exactly what's occurring in the courtroom, and respond quickly and accordingly in terms of documents to produce or issues...
IT application streamlines fire fighting
..."We were looking for a system that will make calls on multiple phone calls to bring staff back to reserve and to call personnel for staff to emergency scenes
to alert people to any terrorism events or emergencies within the system, asking the program to call everybody, or just some staff or one shift. The v...
Corporate clients will dominate surge in nanotech tool demand, study projects
...n in five years.
"Interest in nanotechnology focuses on remarkable applications ranging from computer displays to cancer treatments. But behind the scenes
of nearly all such applications lie sophisticated tools that researchers use to inspect, fabricate and model matter at the nanoscale," a summary of th...
MATC boot camp keeps IT instructors up to date
...ticulate to law enforcement officials or human resources managers exactly how information was retrieved. The collection of digital evidence behind the scenes
must be explained in a way that a juries and lawyers can understand.
"I was a systems programmer for a long time and when you get something resolve...
Covance spars with animal rights activists
...operative Lisa Leitten, an investigator hired as a technician to infiltrate Covance's laboratory in Vienna, Va. The footage contains unsteady, muffled scenes
of technicians restraining frenetic test monkeys.
In October 2005, the Circuit Court of Fairfax County ordered PETA to stop infiltration activities...