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Cartoons Superimposed With People's Faces Help Autistic Children Learn Emotions

Scientists at Autism Research Center at Cambridge University have designed a program involving cartoons to help autistic children identify emotions better. // Alex Murphy, mother of an autistic child, said, "I've noticed that when we read stories, if a character's sad, he'll perk up and explai...

Scientists Spot Stroke Genes

... 20,000 people, all white, followed for an average of 11 years. "Basically, the studies were monitoring the development of stroke over time, and we superimposed onto that information the genetic data, which was to look at 2.2 million polymorphisms across the genome in these participants," Fornage explained. "W...

SpectraScience Awarded U.S. Patent 7,469,160 for Its Unique Methods and Apparatus for Evaluating Image Focus

...imal window of time. In one version, a user focuses an optical instrument by aligning laser spots projected onto a tissue sample within rings that are superimposed at predetermined locations within the user's visual field. The invention further allows automatic validation to detect whether the spots are sufficien...

New tool trains athlete brains to react 53 percent faster

... Athletes could wear a virtual helmet that would allow them to train anywhere. They could also wear cybernetic gloves and glasses and, while viewing superimposed images, they could practise complex movements with a fictitious opponent. Every movement of the hand, foot and head would be recorded with sensors. ...

Scans spot hidden tumors in rare cancer syndrome

...d structural details. Combining the two modalities in a single machine allows a patient to undergo both exams in one session; the resulting images are superimposed to reveal the precise location of suspected tumors. LFS is a rare hereditary cancer syndrome named for the researchers who first described it, Fred...

Contact lenses with circuits, lights a possible platform for superhuman vision

... safe contact lens with an imprinted electronic circuit and lights. "Looking through a completed lens, you would see what the display is generating superimposed on the world outside," said Babak Parviz, a UW assistant professor of electrical engineering. "This is a very small step toward that goal, but I think...

Results promising for computational quantum chemical methods for drug development

...important for medical treatment for illnesses ranging from acid-reflux to cancer. The term chiral means that two mirror images of a molecule cannot be superimposed onto each other. In other words, some are left-handed and some are right-handed. Most drugs have this handedness property, Crawford said, and for ...

3-D Breast Imaging May Improve Cancer Detection

... By giving radiologist a view of slices through the breast, 3-D tomography would allow radiologist to see lesions that are otherwise obscured by being superimposed on normal breast tissue, he explained. Stereoscopic digital mammography "seems very promising," added Dr. Kristin Byrne, the chief of breast imagin...

Obesity common in children with heart disease

...te to the development of obesity, said Nelangi M. Pinto, M.D., a pediatric cardiologist and primary investigator of the study. The long-term impact of superimposed obesity on children with heart disease is unknown but is likely to increase morbidity and mortality as it does in adults with heart disease. Now at th...

A new century of Alzheimer's disease research

...ng drug s-flurbiprofen, but because it is structurally distinct (much as a person’s right and left hands have the same overall structure but cannot be superimposed on each other), it does not inhibit COX enzymes. The result was, finally, encouraging -- r-flurbiprofen inhibited AB42 production both in cells and in...
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Smart 2100 Plus

Description:...hral obstructions, vesicle neoplasias and high renal excrectory duct neoplasias. The results of laser treatment in above-mentioned pathologies can be superimposed if no longer than those provided by the traditional surgical methods, and compared to which however there is a net reduction in operating morbility a...
Company:DEKA Research & Development Corp.

DP12 Digital Microscope Camera

Features:...posure adjustment. New focusing indicator and 2X electronic zoom function for easy low magnification focusing. Calibrated scale bar that can be superimposed horizontally or vertically on the displayed image. Single storage SmartMediaTM slot for SmartMediaTM memory cards (up to 128MB). USB interface ...
Company:Olympus America Scientific

Carto XP Electroanatomical Mapping System

Features:... Quickly diagnose clinical conditions based on easy-to-read 3-D electroanatomical maps. Visualize electrogram data, which is color coded and superimposed on anatomical maps. Display true anatomic variations for individual patients. Increased treatment safety Tag critical structures to p...
Company:Biosense Webster, a Johnson & Johnson Company

PCE-210 PC-Based Exercise Stress System

Features:...ty to print the selected part of the recording at any time Optional ST measurements: averaged ECG complexes are calculated on regular intervals and superimposed on a reference ECG complex, highlighting ST changes in detail Optional ST level and slope measurements are displayed both in a trend graph and in a...
Company:Welch Allyn Medical Products

PCE-110 PC-Based Exercise Stress System

Features:...lity to print the selected part of the recording at any time Optional ST measurements: averaged ECG complexes are calculated on regular intervals and superimposed on a reference ECG complex, highlighting ST changes in detail Optional ST level and slope measurements are displayed both in a trend graph and in a t...
Company:Welch Allyn Medical Products
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Nuclear medicine

...ly show the physiological function of the system being investigated as opposed to the anatomy . In some centres, the nuclear medicine images can be superimposed on images from modalities such as CT or MRI to highlight which part of the body the radiopharmaceutical is concentrated in. This practice is often...
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Pre-eclampsia

...INTRODUCTION There are four major types of high blood pressure that may occur during pregnancy: Preeclampsia Chronic hypertension Preeclampsia superimposed upon ... Pre-eclampsia is a form of high blood pressure brought on by pregnancy. ... Pre-eclampsia . Gestational diabetes. Multiple-birth pre...

Preeclampsia

...INTRODUCTION There are four major types of high blood pressure that may occur during pregnancy: Preeclampsia Chronic hypertension Preeclampsia superimposed upon ... Pre eclampsia , sometimes called toxemia, is a unique and often dangerous ... Most experts define PRE ECLAMPSIA as an elevation in bl...

Dystonia

...ined, ... However, distinguishing dystonia from other hyperkinetic movement disorders may ... DYSTONIA ... Patients with dystonia may have superimposed movements that are slow (athetosis) ... Dystonia is oftenis often better first thing in the morning. ... The Department of Neurological Surger...

Cholangitis

..., and treatment. ... Cholangitis is an inflammation of the bile duct system ... Overview: Acute cholangitis is a bacterial infection superimposed on an ... Cholangitis ... please refer to the Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis article. ... Reviews primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC), a ...
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For cancer cells, genetics alone is poor indicator for drug response

...n levels were initially passed on to progeny, the heritability was transient. The scientists describe it as an extra layer of inheritance, one that is superimposed onto genetic inheritance. As for what actually causes these protein levels to vary between identical cells, the researchers cited a simple explana...

The continents as a heat blanket

... Drifting of the large tectonic plates and the superimposed continents is not only powered by the heat-driven convection processes in the Earth's mantle, but rather retroacts on this internal driving processes....

Researchers examine role of soil patterns in dam restoration

...asin, UW-Madison researchers are now unearthing them. Writing in a special issue (December) of Restoration Ecology , they report the discovery of two superimposed patterns of soil properties that chronicle distinct stages in the basin's history: its decades of submersion, and its emptying when the dam was breach...

Luminescence shines new light on proteins

...ity, or handedness, is a key concept in Nature. In molecular chemistry, it refers to the concept of a molecule having two mirror images that cannot be superimposed onto each other; these are called enantiomers and pairs of these can be designated as 'right-' and 'left-handed.' Light can be thought of as being ...

AGU journal highlights -- Oct. 16, 2008

...ilometers (1.64 million square miles), 23 percent lower than the previous minimum in 2005. Is this drastic reduction the result of natural variability superimposed on a general declining trend, or is Arctic sea ice cover shifting into a different climatic state characterized by completely ice-free summers? To hel...

Atomic-resolution views suggest function of enzyme that regulates light-detecting signals in eye

...f the Week. The journal cover featured a striking image of the iris of Heikaus' eye, photographed by UW ophthalmology imaging supervisor Brad Clifton. superimposed in the center of the pupil was a three-dimensional structure of the GAF domain. In humans, GAF-containing proteins are rare. In plants and bacteri...

Broad Institute researchers introduce next generation tool for visualizing genomic data

...ariation, chromatin immunoprecipation data, and epigenetic modifications, can also be viewed in IGV. Moreover, all these data types can be overlaid or superimposed to determine how changes at one level will affect another. Users can choose from a variety of display options, viewing their data as a heat map, histo...

NASA responds to California wildfire emergency imaging request

...ta Barbara County. Fire images are collected onboard Ikhana and transmitted through a communications satellite to NASA Ames. There, the imagery is superimposed over Google Earth and Microsoft Virtual Earth maps to better visualize the location and scope of the fires. The imagery is then transmitted to the Mul...

July 2008 GEOLOGY and GSA Today media highlights

...lion years ago, was associated with high carbon dioxide concentrations, similar to those expected for the coming centuries due to fossil fuel burning. superimposed on this "Greenhouse World" was an episode of dramatic, short-lived global warming caused by an enhanced greenhouse effect, called the Paleocene-Eocene...

Conservation of freshwater fish biodiversity: a challenge for the countries of the South

...s are characterized by river basins where non-native species make up more than one quarter of the freshwater fish species recorded. Moreover, they are superimposed on biodiversity hot-spots which correspond to geographical zones a strong endemism rate and a very high total number of species. The team also sough...
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Kodak in vivo imaging system: precise coregistration of molecular imaging with anatomical X-ray imaging in animals

...Limited anatomic context of darkfield agents has been provided using digital imaging overlay techniques in which the dark-field contrast is superimposed on a reflection image of an experimental animal. Although the overlay methods are beneficial, repeated imaging of the ...

Minimizing Photobleaching of Blue Fluorescent Protein (BFP) using the Varian Cary Eclipse Fluorescence Spectrophotometer

...ing parameters for the cycle mode of BFP excitation scans are given in Figure 1. Results Raw data showing superimposed emission spectra of BFP for 10 successive scans using the Varian Cary Eclipse are shown in Figure 2a. Spectra were also recorded...

Rapid Method Development With the BioLogic DuoFlow Chromatography System for the Purification of His-Tagged Proteins

...ion collector. The resulting chromatograms obtained with the 75, 100, 250, 500, and 750 mM imidazole elution buffers were superimposed using the Trace Compare feature provided within the BioLogic DuoFlow software; these are illustrated in Figure 3. The dat...

Efficient DNA transfection of primary CNS neurons using TransMessenger Transfection Reagent

...: transfected cells, GFP fluorescence; D: superimposed images from B and C. Cells stained with anti-GFAP ...: transfected cells, GFP fluorescence; H: superimposed images from F and G. Cells were transfected ... Reagent per well. The superimposed images in Figure " Excellent Morphology o...

Effectene Transfection Reagent provides efficient gene delivery to primary neuronal cell cultures

...dendritic compartments of neurons (red). B Cell nuclei were stained using DAPI (blue). C Cells expressing EGFP appear green. D superimposed images. Conclusions Effectene Transfection Reagent can be used for efficient gene delivery into diff...

Automated Fluorescent-Tag Cycle Sequencing

... A-Dye Terminator, red for T-Dye Terminator, black for G-Dye Terminator and blue for C-Dye Terminator. The four emmision line plots are superimposed to show their spacial relationship within the gel along the electrophoretic axis. The base sequence of the template, as determin...
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Polygenic disorders

...tive traits or polygenic inheritance refers to the inheritance ... Numerical Taxonomy of Birth Defects and Polygenic Disorders . Part A... superimposed versus isolated segmental manifestation of polygenic skin disorders . Authoritative facts about the skin from the New Zealand Dermatological Societ...

Coding sequence

... annotated by multiple public resources and pass quality tests. ... to define a gene at the level of the DNA sequence in terms of coding . ... superimposed onto and added to the coding sequence in cis - we call it the genon. ... A coding DNA reference sequence should cover the largest transcri...
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