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

...with the application of heat. In this case, heat functions like wind would on real sand dunes. The researchers investigated under which conditions the dune gets pushed in the way they wanted it and forms a desired shape. "This way you can prepare structures that can serve to sort materials at the nanos...

TabletKiosk Introduces the MediSlate™ MCA i1040XT: A Mobile Clinical Assistant (MCA) with Touch Screen Input

...al details, please visit http://tabletkiosk.com/ . About TabletKiosk TabletKiosk is a registered trademark and wholly owned subsidiary of Sand dune Ventures, Inc. a privately held technology incubator. The company produces slate style Tablet PCs, Ultra-Mobile PCs and mobile clinical assistants (MC...

Vision Audio Inc. Announces New EASe Games Designed for Children with Autism

...wareness - the visual/vestibular/cochlear triad. EASe Off-Road includes two different driving worlds, two automobile speeds and multiple colors of dune buggies. The game experience is one of bumping and jumping over hills, sometimes crashing into trees and sometimes flying off cliffs and rolling over,...

Head Injuries All Too Common in Summer Play

...auses of sports and recreation-related head injuries in 2006 were: Cycling -- 65,319. Football -- 34,638. Powered recreational vehicles (ATVs, dune buggies, go-carts, mini bikes) -- 28,585. Basketball -- 25,788. Baseball and softball -- 23,125. Water sports (diving, scuba diving, surfing, sw...
dune in Biological News

Squeezing out dune plants

"Coastal erosion, global sea-level rise, and the loss of sand dune plant habitats" Researchers from Texas A&M University created a model to better understand the impacts of development and coastal erosion on plant communities, including plants that grow in the ever-shrinking strip of habitat...

Wind, salt and water are leading indicators of land degradation in Abu Dhabi

...Horizons . The study found that, among natural forces of land degradation, wind has a major role in moving soil from loose surfaces, and mainly in dune areas. Wind is the main cause of irreversible land degradation in the arid environment of Abu Dhabi. Wind erosion indicators are formation of fall dun...

January GEOLOGY media highlights

...ur orders of magnitude). Australian desert dune fields initiated with Pliocene-Pleistocene global ...m-26, Fujioka et al. reveal that Australian desert dune fields began to form one million years ago, when g... first paper to use cosmogenic nuclides for dating dune deposits, combined with the conventional luminesce...

AGU journal highlights -- Dec. 31, 2008

...eys or long-term surveillance of stakes planted in dune fields. Vermeesch and Drake have developed a new a...es taken at differing times, the authors monitored dune migration in the Bodl depression of northern Chad ...served by the satellite images, the authors obtain dune heights and volumes over fine spatial and temporal...

Dune and dirty: Hurricane teaches lessons through ecosystem research

...d non-native landscapes maintained there, blocking dune re-establishment. He explained that sand dunes ...ther layer of sand until a larger, land-sustaining dune is "born." But if a lawn is maintained where a dune used to be, the layers will never be allowed to re...

The physics of star-forming clouds and the urban environment

...s developed to predict the removal of aerosol particles by automotive air filters..." http://meetings.aps.org/Meeting/DFD08/Event/90840 . SAND dune MOTION "Particle image velocimetry on the surface of moving dunes reveals the flux of creeping sand, while measurement of sand grains flying throug...

Life on the edge: To disperse, or become extinct?

...gh-quality seeds that exhibit rapid germination and particularly high seedling growth. "These observations are consistent with our work on coastal dune plants, suggesting that our results may have general relevance and significance for species conservation in changing global environments" says Dr. Eck...

AGU journal highlights -- Sept. 6, 2007

...nd instead demonstrate through field measurements that the booming frequency results from a natural waveguide, where sound waves channeled through the dune amplify as they constructively interfere. They also show that during slipping events, the surficial layer of dry, loose sand interacts with the air ab...

Restoring seagrass beds: Is it for the birds?

... Dindo received a grant from the Gulf of Mexico Program to restore both the dune habitation and the prop-scarred grassbeds of this popular location. dune restoration will begin on Tuesday, April 11, from 10am to 1pm as Dr. Dindo ...
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