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'Chemical Nose' May Sniff Out Cancer Earlier

In lab studies, sensors differentiate between healthy and abnormal cells FRIDAY, June 26 (HealthDay News) -- Doctors may some day be able to sniff out cancer with a "chemical nose," a new report suggests. Researchers at Georgia Institute of Technology and the University of Massachus...

Stanford researchers sniff out gene that gives dogs black fur

STANFORD, Calif. - A discovery about the genetics of coat color in dogs could help explain why humans come in different weights and vary in our abilities to cope with stress, a team led by researchers from the Stanford University School of Medicine reports. The study, published in the Nov. 2 is...

Human Sniff as Good as That of a Dog’

Humans could develop amazing skills of tracking down objects by practicing detection of different smells.// In an article published recently in Nature it is claimed that by continuous practice a person can help improve their sense of smell. In time it helps the individual to track and locate ...

Detection of Neurological Disorder is Just a Sniff Away!!

Simple sniff tests will now help detection of Neurological disorders in their early stage or even the chances of developing any of them//. Melbourne researchers have found a relationship between identification of various smells such as coffee, whisky, roses and bleach and neurological disorder...

Beware of Dog Bites

...contact with a dog. Don't bother a dog if it's sleeping, eating or caring for puppies. Don't pet an unknown dog without allowing it to see and sniff you first. Talk to your kids about this information, and make sure they understand the dangers before they go out and play. What do you do ...

Famed Hollywood Dog Trainer and Lassie Descendant Unleash National Dog Bite Prevention Week, May 14

...ethered or confined. While letter carriers are discouraged from petting animals, people who choose to pet dogs should always let a dog see and sniff them before petting the animal. If you believe a dog is about to attack you, try to place something between yourself and the dog, such as a ba...

National Dog Bite Prevention Week - Prevention is the Best Cure for Dog Bites

...a baby or small child alone with a dog. Teach your child to ask a dog owner for permission before petting any dog. Let a strange dog sniff you or your child before touching it, and pet it gently, avoiding the face and tail. Never bother a dog if it is sleeping, eating or caring fo...

NASA's electronic nose may provide neurosurgeons with a new weapon against brain cancer

...thin a range of one to approximately 10,000 parts per million. In a series of experiments, the Brain Mapping Foundation used NASA's electronic nose to sniff brain cancer cells and cells in other organs. Their data demonstrates that the electronic nose can sense differences in odour from normal versus cance...

1-800-GOT-MOLD? to Exhibit at NY/NJ Franchise Expo April 18-19

..., a career with 1-800-GOT-MOLD?(R) might be for you. With their highly trained canine assistants and high-tech toolboxes, 1-800-GOT-MOLD? detectives sniff out the root cause of many mysterious illnesses and help their customers regain healthy homes. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/200...

Evil-doers everywhere: Get a whiff of this

... in real-time, much more quickly than today's or even tomorrow's DNA tests. In theory, sweat ID could be used in conjunction with a "bionic nose," to sniff people at airports as they pass through security checks. Stressing that this basic research is in its early stages, Dr. Gozin said that the first i...
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Rubber cement

...athing in large amounts of ... Most symptoms occur in people who repeatedly sniff rubber cement to get "high. ... Hardware store = Rubber Cement i... swallowing any amount can ... Most symptoms occur in people who repeatedly sniff rubber cement to get "high. ... ...

Feces

...an remain in feces -contaminated ground for five months or more ... feces - 20 definitions - 1: the stuff monkeys throw at each other and later sniff for pleasure (think of it as monkey cocaine) 2: crap Did President Bush misspeak and say ' feces ' instead of 'fetus' ... You were once a feces ....
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MIT nanotubes sniff out cancer agents in living cells

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--MIT engineers have developed carbon nanotubes into sensors for cancer drugs and other DNA-damaging agents inside living cells. The sensors, made of carbon nanotubes wrapped in DNA, can detect chemotherapy drugs such as cisplatin as well as environmental toxins and free radical...

New cell-based sensors sniff out danger like bloodhounds

COLLEGE PARK, Md.--A small, unmanned vehicle makes its way down the road ahead of a military convoy. Suddenly it stops and relays a warning to the convoy commander. The presence of a deadly improvised explosive device, or IED, has been detected by sophisticated new sensor technology incorporating ...

Worms take the sniff test to reveal sex differences in brain

Buttery popcorn or fresh green vegetables? Your answer tells a lot about you. Now, scientists say that the way that thousands of tiny worms have answered that question likely reveals a lot about you and your brain, too. In the experiment at the University of Rochester Medical Center, worms t...

Get a whiff of this: Smell test could sniff out serious health problems

A new medical device in development by University of Cincinnati researchers may sniff out olfactory disorders that could be an early warning of Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease and other problems outside the typical sensory loss associated with aging. The Sniff Magnitude Test (SMT), an inve...

Parasitic plants sniff out hosts

Parasitic plants do not haphazardly flail about looking for a host but sense volatile chemicals produced by other plants and identify potential hosts by their emissions, according to a team of Penn State chemical ecologists. "We are interested in how plants respond to their environment, and have ...

American Chemical Society weekly presspac -- June 10, 2009

... ARTICLE #2 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Toward an "electronic nose" to sniff out kidney disease in exhaled breath ACS Nano Scientists in Israel ...or development of long-sought diagnostic and screening tests that literally sniff out chronic renal failure (CRF) in its earliest and most treatable stages. ...

Female mammals follow their noses to the right mates

...ing. So male mammals advertise their genotype via scent, and females pick up the signal and preferentially mate with dissimilar males. This ability to sniff out a good genetic match has been found in mice and humans. Other studies of several rodent species have found that females dislike odors of males ...

New greenhouse gas identified

...s Experiment (AGAGE). "In AGAGE, we don't just monitor the big greenhouse gases that everybody's heard of," he says. "This program is also designed to sniff out potential greenhouse and ozone-depleting gases before the industry gets very big." The lead author of the research paper is Jens Mhle of Scrip...

Relationships in rank and file

...h (CIPSM)" of LMU Munich have now developed a method that significantly improves similarity searches: Their "context-specific" BLAST, or CS-BLAST, can sniff out twice as many distant "relatives" of proteins as BLAST. When determining the similarity of an amino acid to the reference sequence, CS-BLAST i...

Caltech engineers build firast-ever multi-input 'plug-and-play' synthetic RNA device

...onmental signal at a time. In the future, such devices could have a multitude of potential medical applications, including being used as sensors to sniff out tumor cells or determine when to turn modified genes on or off during cancer therapy. A synthetic RNA device is a biological device that uses e...
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Newly Available To Medical Device Manufacturers - Bluetooth Testing Equipment

...s not go far enough. Frontline's fully-featured protocol analyzers can air sniff and HCI sniff both sides of the chip simultaneously, greatly enhancing the debugging and ...

Newly Available To Medical Device Manufacturers - Bluetooth Testing Equipment

...s not go far enough. Frontline's fully-featured protocol analyzers can air sniff and HCI sniff both sides of the chip simultaneously, greatly enhancing the debugging and ...

Safer, easier system for remote explosive detection

...o chemical sensors being developed at the University of Michigan. A team led by chemistry professor Theodore Goodson III has created materials that sniff out TNT and give off signals that can be detected remotely---from a moving Humvee, for example. Their work was recently described in the journal Nanot...

Wardrivers now exploiting your wireless service with ease

...n the passenger seat of his Toyota 4Runner and a special antenna on the roof, Mike Outmesguine (who owns a technical services company) ventured off to sniff out wireless networks between Los Angeles and San Francisco. He got a big whiff of insecurity. While his 800-mile drive confirmed that the number ...

Screen-door security: most wireless networks left wide open

...nsecured wireless network access point is an open invitation. Anyone with a laptop and a handful of free tools can access your network, and quite easy sniff network traffic and eventually get at your computer(s) and all the data that's there. What do you use your computer at home for? Accessing your che...

How low (tech) must you go?

...ng a major limitation of buying over the net. Once you push past that giddy rush of early adopters, there are a lot of people who like to touch, feel, sniff and even try out before they make a purchase decision. Pretty low tech, but a critical part of the process. When you enter this mall you're given a...

Website targets college students nationwide

...ave enough users to attract enough advertising to remove all transaction fees. Lustig estimates that the site needs about 100,000 users "to get even a sniff of national advertising." With 250,000 members, Lustig believes the site will offer sustainability on advertising alone. The new site does not yet ...
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