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Physics research with atomic force microscope could lead to better health care

...ng an atomic force microscope in this way, he said, physicists can not only change the chemical properties of the surface but they also can change the topography of a surface -- in other words, how the surface looks. For example, Szoszkiewicz and colleagues have created and investigated the nature of nanosca...

ESA launches first Earth Explorer mission GOCE

...mination for satellites monitoring the ice sheet and thus increased measurement accuracy. For geophysics, combining GOCE's results with magnetism, topography and seismology data will help produce detailed 3D mapping of density variations in the Earth's crust and upper mantle. This will be a major contributi...

Purdue study projects weakened monsoon season in South Asia

...graphy," he said. "It ranges from 0 meters elevation from sea level in the south to more than 5,500 meters from sea level in the north. So in terms of topography playing a role in climate and weather, this region of the world is where we expect to see a large impact. Global models like the ones featured in the ...

UC San Diego engineers develop novel method for accelerated bone growth

...face to elongate much more than those with a small diameter. The larger diameter nanotube promotes quicker and stronger bone growth. "The use of nano topography to induce preferred differentiation was reported in recent years by other groups, but such studies were done mostly on polymer surfaces, which are not...

MIT: Fighting malaria by changing the environment

...o larvae and adult mosquitoes, identifying the exact species of mosquitoes (since only specific varieties carry the malaria parasite), and mapping the topography and monitoring the size and duration of pools of water where the mosquitoes breed. "We gathered data that would serve as validation for the model that...

Risk takers, drug abusers driven by decreased ability to process dopamine

... their dopamine neurons. Zald and colleagues speculated that the same relationships would be seen in humans. The researchers used positron emission topography to view the levels of dopamine receptors in 34 healthy humans who had taken a questionnaire that measured the novelty-seeking personality trait. The q...

Frost & Sullivan Honors ConforMIS for Its Contribution to Personalized Care Through its Customized Implant Development Technologies

...rms CT and MR imaging data into implants that are made to precisely fit the topography of the damaged joint. The same imaging data is utilized to create the iJig ...tient-specific implants that are precisely sized and shaped to match the 3D topography of the patient's anatomy. iJig(TM) Instrumentation enables the creation of ...

ConforMIS Completes Executive Team With Addition of CFO

...ology platforms. iFit(TM) Technology enables the creation of conforming, patient-specific implants that are precisely sized and shaped to match the 3D topography of the patient's bone surfaces. The iJig(TM) Instrumentation enables the creation of novel, disposable cutting and placement guides that simplify and ...

New regulatory circuit identified for aggressive, malignant brain tumor

... from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Dr. Cameron Brennan from Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and their colleagues used a high-resolution genome topography scan (GTS) algorithm to both define and rank the patterns of genomic alterations associated with GBM in primary samples and cell lines. Using this new...

Walker Friendly Neighborhood Keeps Senior Citizen Active

...f American Journal of Public Health. This research considered 936 people in the age group of 65-97. Some of the parameters that were analyzed were the topography of the neighborhood, the manner in which commercial and residential localities are interspersed, the proximity of the grocery stores etc. According...
Topography in Medical Products

CT200E Corneal Topography System

Description: The CT 200 Corneal Topographer is the result of years of research and experience. Paradigm, the leader in product innovation and value, continues to bring you the most current state-of-the-art diagnostic instrumentation. The CT 200 is faster and easier to use with accurate, reliable and repeatable ...
Company:Paradigm Medical Industries, Inc.

CTS Corneal Topography System

Description: The Reichert CTS utilizes a small-cone design and Placido ring technology to instantaneously capture a complete, shadow-free representation of the corneal surface. The CTS is a "turnkey system that includes the topographer, PC, software, and instrument stand. The user-friendly software enables...
Company:Reichert, Inc.

Atlas Corneal Topography Systems

Description: The Atlas Eclipse model 995 is the most advanced system available. It offers ultra-low illumination and increased peripheral coverage. The model 995 is ideal for high volume corneal and contact lens specialists who require comprehensive and detailed peripheral corneal and pupil assessments....
Company:Carl Zeiss Meditec, Inc.

Humphrey Atlas Corneal Topography Systems

Description: The Humphrey ATLAS CT System combines sophisticated analysis and advanced imaging into a highly intuitive, user-friendly platform. The ATLAS is ideal for primary care, contact lens fitting, pathology detection and corneal refractive surgery management applications. The ATLAS now comes standa...
Company:Carl Zeiss Meditec, Inc.

Heidelberg Retina Tomograph 3 (HRT3)

Description:... a topographical image of a patients optic nerve, providing an objective analysis of the structures cup, rim and retinal nerve fiber layer. Optic disc topography has been found to be predictive of visual field loss according to a long term study published in the Journal of Glaucoma. Heidelberg Engineering...
Company:Heidelberg Engineering, Inc.

GALILEI Dual Scheimpflug Analyzer

Description:... The GALILEI Dual Scheimpflug Analyzer is a high precision optical system for corneal topography and three dimensional analysis of the anterior eye segment, based on a Revolving Dual Channel Scheimpflug Camera and a Placido Disk. GALILEI co...
Company:ZIEMER USA, Inc.

AXIS II PR Post Refractive

Description:...ollowing RK, ALK, PRK and LASIK is difficult to accurately measure by keratometry or topography. For example, keratometry and simulated keratometry by topography will typically overestimate central corneal power in patients who have undergone keratorefractive surgery. With these concerns in mind, Quantel Medica...
Company:Quantel Medical, Inc.

RT-6000 Auto Ref-Topography

Description:... amount of valuable information within short time: topography with height maps and Klyce statistics, contact len...d thermal printer which is able to print even the topography maps and different ports, high-resolution TFT-Dis... amount of valuable information within short time: topography with height maps and Klyce statistics, contact len...
Company:Tomey Corp.

DV2000 Digital Imaging

Description:...ent Integration provides the logical way to streamline your practice. With the Medmont Studio package the practitioner is now able to store perimetry, topography and digital imaging results in a format that is more easily accessible. This negates the need for multiple patient entry and improves markedly the eff...
Company:Medmont Pty. Ltd.

M700 Automated Perimeter

Description:...ent Integration provides the logical way to streamline your practice. With the Medmont Studio package the practitioner is now able to store perimetry, topography and digital imaging results in a format that is more easily accessible. This negates the need for multiple patient entry and improves markedly the eff...
Company:Medmont Pty. Ltd.
Topography in Medical Definition

Medical procedure

...nctional magnetic resonance imaging Computed tomography Corneal topography Positron emission tomography Radiography Fluoroscopy SPECT ...impedance tomography Posturography Electroneuronography EEG topography Neuroimaging Magnetoencephalography Therapeutic See...

Pathology

...Pseudocyst - Hamartoma - Benign neoplasm Malignant progression Dysplasia - Carcinoma in situ - Invasive cancer - Metastasis topography Anus - Bladder - Bile duct - Bone - Brain - Breast - Cervix - Colon/rectum - Duodenum - Endometrium - Esophagus - Eye - Gal...

Ocular oncology

...Pseudocyst - Hamartoma - Benign neoplasm Malignant progression Dysplasia - Carcinoma in situ - Invasive cancer - Metastasis topography Anus - Bladder - Bile duct - Bone - Brain - Breast - Cervix - Colon/rectum - Duodenum - Endometrium - Esophagus - Eye - Gal...
Topography in Medical Dictionary

Photophobia

... Persistent photophobia may be due to ocular surface disease (dry eye syndrome) ... The NEXUS, Refractive Eye Surgery Information, corneal topography and cataract ... Glare and/or photophobia . Corneal edema. Ghost images. Fluctuation of vision ... ...

MRI

...ronounced in cases of ... History of MRI Working independently, Felix Bloch of Stanford University and ... An MRI is similar to a computerized topography (CT) scanner in that it produces ... ...

EEG

...... et al. Electroencephalography ( EEG ) in the diagnosis of ... ... the exact location of EEG alterations was also made much ... EEG brain topography is not performed in all cases requiring a recording of the brain activity. ... Neurodiagnostic tests, also called neurodiagnostics, are done when ...
Topography in Biological News

Nontoxic hull coating resists barnacles, may save ship owners millions

... a very complex phenomenon. Living organisms are very adaptable to the environment, so we need to find their weakness. And this hierarchical wrinkled topography seems to do the trick." Researchers created the coatings by stretching a rubber sheet, applying an ultra-violet ozone treatment to it, and then rel...

Non-toxic hull coating resists barnacles, may save ship owners millions

... a very complex phenomenon. Living organisms are very adaptable to the environment, so we need to find their weakness. And this hierarchical wrinkled topography seems to do the trick." Researchers created the coatings by stretching a rubber sheet, applying an ultra-violet ozone treatment to it, and then rel...

January-February GSA Bulletin media highlights

...preting rates of biotic recovery after the K-T extinction. Paleogene landscape evolution of the central North American Cordillera: Developing topography and hydrology in the Laramide foreland Steven J. Davis et al., Geological and Environmental Sciences, Stanford University, Stanford, California 94...

Europe cores in EUROCORES: Ocean drilling in EuroMARC

...precedes the main cruise to identify the best spots for the actual coring and to get the drill sites approved by bodies like IODP. In order to map the topography of the seafloor, a multi-beam echo sounder system is used, which is like a fanlike beam covering a huge swath of the seafloor. Additionally, sediment ...

AGU journal highlights -- Oct. 16, 2008

...http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2008GL034803 7. Nordic currents shaped by topography Surveys of the Nordic seas spanning more than 100 years reveal that wa...2600 feet). They find that movement of the floats was tightly controlled by topography such that flow of intermediate waters within and the exchange between the b...

Global warming threatens Australia's iconic kangaroos

... for those species that are less mobile." And although kangaroo species may be mobile enough to relocate as the climate changes, the vegetation and topography for which they are adapted are unlikely to shift at the same pace. The antilopine wallaroo, a kangaroo species adapted for a wet, tropical climate,...

The structure of the Mre11 protein bound to DNA

...nzipping" during replication; if the process is interrupted, the fork may collapse. This "branched complex" of DNA bound with Mre11 involves different topography and interactions than the synaptic complex. What the researchers found is that in both complexes two Mre11 proteins worked together as a dimer, fo...

Climate change may boost Middle East rainfall

...blurred out." "Simulating the climate of the region is a challenge for climate models, due in part to the high natural inter-annual variability, the topography of the region - which includes multiple mountain ranges and inland seas - and the presence of a slight cooling trend in recent decades despite the glo...

Study: Future snowmelt in West twice as early as expected; threatens ecosystems and water reserves

...ion climate model used by the team was better able to reproduce the complex topography of the western United States and capture details of the effect of snow cove...his general effect for years. The big surprise here is how much the complex topography plays a role, essentially doubling the threat to water resources in the Wes...

July 2008 GEOLOGY and GSA Today media highlights

...however, are smoothed out by the flexural rigidity of the lithosphere. Therefore, the isostatic readjustment results not only in smaller subsidence of topography in the eroded fjord, but also in the uplift of the surrounding non-eroded area. To quantify this effect, Medvedev et al. construct a numerical model a...
Topography in Biological Technology

SAFC Hitech & Air Water Inc. Extend High-End Materials Research Services Collaboration to Support Japan Chip Industry

... Thermal Annealer to stabilize the crystal structure of the thin film formed and has advanced microscopy and ellipsometry equipment to examine surface topography and measure film thicknesses. An X-ray Diffractometer is available to measure the chemical composition and crystallographic structure of a film and an...

Top LASIK and Refractive Experts in Trusted LASIK Surgeons Directory Present Research and Educate Their Peers at Annual AAO Meeting in Atlanta

...gnosis in Keratoconus using Scheimpflug System," which covered corneal topography and imaging. "LASIK and refractive surgery patients want excellent re...g promising results, surgery should be deferred by patients with asymmetric topography and posterior corneal abnormalities. Utilizing rotating Scheimplfug images...

Top Refractive Eye Surgeons Listed in Trusted LASIK Surgeons Directory Make Solid Showing at Annual Alcon Symposium

... eye expert at St. John's Clinic- Eye Specialists noted that "the meeting truly illuminated the wonderful future opportunities to use TopoLink, topography guided LASIK, for select patients. Dr. Durrie also provided practical tips for using the system in the session on "Real Time Pearls." Acc...

A phonon floodgate in monolayer carbon

...onstant voltage the tunnel current depends on the position of the tip with respect to the surface, so by scanning the tip across the flake the surface topography can be mapped. The current can also be varied by changing the voltage between tip and surface, which gives information about the electronic struct...

Micro and Nano Scale Characterization of Fibers

...icro and nano-scale using state-of-the art surface chemical analysis, including SIMS, XPS and SPM techniques. Topics include fundamental effects of topography in SIMS and XPS, AFM nanomechanics, frictional force microscopy,multivariate analysis and important applications in industry. This workshop will br...

With a jolt, 'nanonails' go from repellant to wettable

... to repel water, oil, and solvents rests on the nanonail geometry. "It turns out that what's important is not the chemistry of the surface, but the topography of the surface," Krupenkin explains, noting that the overhang of the nail head is what gives his novel surface its dual personality. A surface of p...

Platypus Technologies receives $1.6 million NIH grant

...tal based technology to enable faster screening of drugs for treatment of cancer. The companys technology works by using liquid crystals to measure topography on a nanoscopic scale. By allowing target cells like cancer to bond with the liquid crystals, researchers would be able to quantify them better than a...

Nano-diamond film studied at UW could advance telecommunications

...nitial results are very promising," Carpick said. Carpick's lab work Using the atomic force microscope, Carpick and his team image the surface topography of the film to make basic characterizations about smoothness and other features. Then, with a probe two nanometers across, he measures friction and ad...

Global information firm reaches diverse markets

...IS) was created in 2000 and received its first patent in 2003. By 2006, Earth IT's soil-based products had spun off into a separate company, Soil and topography Information, LLC (STI). John Deere purchased the SIS for worldwide marketing and deployment in agriculture and turf applications, while STI mainta...
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