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

...e created and investigated the nature of nanoscale ripples created on polymers, or the "polymer dunes" at a n...s were able to prepare several types of nanoscopic ripples -- these so-called tiny dunes -- with the most common type being the one in which the ripples organize in a roughly linear fashion. However, the...

New Clinical Data Shows Significant Improvement in the Appearance of Fat Using SlimLipo(TM) Laser

...o is a tremendous advancement in liposuction. The most important benefit for me is the absence of contour deformities; the skin remains smooth with no ripples or dents even in very thin patients. Couple that with the added benefit of skin tightening and SlimLipo has certainly transformed my practice." S...

Kresge Foundation Meets Economic Downturn Head on, Awarding a Record $63.6 Million in Grants in Fourth Quarter 2008

...tudents with its new MFA program. "The College for Creative Studies' restoration of the Argonaut is an extraordinary example of a project that ripples in multiple ways beyond the immediate needs of the educational institution," says Rip Rapson, president of the foundation. "It will contribute momentu...

Nurses to Congress: Expanding Medicare Could Reverse Job Losses, and Repair Our Broken Healthcare System and Safety Net

...le-payer reform based on the Medicare model would create jobs - and a lot of them - not only in the health field but also out in those areas where the ripples flow." "Through direct and supplemental expenditures, healthcare is already a uniquely dominant force in the U.S. economy," said Don DeMoro, IHSP...

In Support of World AIDS Day, FHSSA Announces New Partnerships That Include the First In-Country Partnerships in Namibia and The Gambia

...ive Hospice Care of Brevard in Florida with St. Francis Kouga Hospice in South Africa VITAS Innovative Hospice Care of Cincinnati in Ohio with ripples Health Care in Ghana VITAS Innovative Hospice Care of Miami/Dade in Florida with Christian Medical Service and Relief in South Africa ...

Leeds researchers reshape the future of drug discovery

...tions to link them together in a chain. The key difference is that we then add the catalyst which initiates a 'scaffold reprogramming reaction', which ripples down the chemical chain and restitches the molecule together in a completely different way each time. "It's a bit like a molecular square dance, w...

Naomi Ruth Cohen Charitable Foundation Finds New Home at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology

...tively. Jill Randell, who has served as administrator of the foundation since its inception, will continue as executive director. "We talk about the ripples one little pebble can create," Mr. Cohen said. "Our hope is that this gift and this partnership will result in ripples that can help many people deali...

Residues Go Merrily Down the Stream in Portland

...e water bed. The list of compounds includes the likes of Prozac, Tagamet, Benadryl, and Micatin. Caffeine was also present in abundance which has sent ripples in the Northwest. The scientists have been spending sleepless nights about the possible repercussions of this contamination. The antibiotic ...

Life After Death: Organ Donation

... public about the virtues of organ donation in general and cadaver organ donation in particular. Although eye and blood donation awareness has created ripples , sympathizers of the organ transplant are far and few. This is largely due to ignorance and fear. It is therefore absolutely necessary to dispel thes...

Legalization of Abortion in Mexico City Raises Heckles

...emocrat who voted for the bill. 'Today, there is a new atmosphere in this city. It is the atmosphere of freedom.' But it has also sent alarming ripples across Mexico and even parts of Latin America which are predominantly catholic countries. The law which was passed by the leftist Democratic Revolutio...
ripples in Biological News

Climate change could drive vast human migrations

...bably move within their own countries, or to countries next door. Many will be poor, and many will be unable to move far enough to improve their lots. ripples from resulting conflicts and collapses will hit richer countries. Coauthor Charles Ehrhart, CARE's climate-change coordinator, called the p...

Healing wounds with lasers, vehicles that drive themselves, other cutting-edge optics

...ded a look at the annual Cherry Blossom Festival held in Washington, D.C. From the space photo, details were clear enough to resolve individual trees, ripples on the Potomac River, and people and cars crowded along the Tidal Basin, the area in downtown Washington, D.C. where the festival takes place. Pre...

April 2009 Geology and GSA Today media highlights

... more than a million people. Largest wind ripples on Earth? Juan Pablo Milana, InGe-CONICET, Univ...strong winds and Earth's surface. The largest wind ripples found on Earth, and perhaps the coarsest grained, are described in the study by Milana. The wind ripples are found in the southern Argentinean Puna Plateau...

Jupiter's shrinking red spot

...ent 8) Unlocking the Mystery of Martian Sand ripples 1) JUPITER'S GREAT RED SPOT IS SHRINKING The...6 . 8) UNLOCKING THE MYSTERY OF MARTIAN SAND ripples When the Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity landed on fresh Martian sand ripples in 2004, its on-board microscope showed the grains...

AGU journal highlights: Nov. 11, 2008

...order of 1 centimeter (0.4 inches)), where surface tension becomes an important force. They claim to have seen the acoustic waves excited by such tiny ripples in deep-sea pressure recordings obtained 5.5 kilometers (3.4 miles) beneath the sea surface. If this interpretation is correct, it provides additional...

Predatory bacterial swarm uses rippling motion to reach prey

... Oct. 29, 2008 Like something from a horror movie, the swarm of bacteria ripples purposefully toward their prey, devours it and moves on. Researchers at ...ent of how much prey is available. At high prey density, M. xanthus forms ripples with shorter wavelengths. As prey density decreases, the ripple wavelength ...

Ripple effect: Water snails offer new propulsion possibilities

... A UC San Diego engineer has revealed a new mode of propulsion based on how water snails create ripples of slime to crawl upside down beneath the surface. Eric Lauga, an assistant professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering at the Jacobs School o...

Solar flares set the Sun quaking

... constantly churning maelstrom of hot gas. Turbulence in this region causes ripples that criss-cross the solar surface, making it heave up and down in a patchw...an exceptional spacecraft for studying this phenomenon. Discovering how the ripples move around the Sun has provided valuable information about the Suns interi...

Biophysical Society announces 2008 International Travel Awards

...by the SR in Rabbit Ventricular Myocytes. Maria A. Frias, Universidad de Tucuman, Argentina, Carbonyl Configuration and Hydration of Curved and ripples States of Lipid Interphases. Silvina B. Gayol, Centro de Neurociencia de Valparaiso, Chile, In Xenopus Oocytes Glycosylation of Shaker K+ Chan...

Restoring sight, advances in fertility treatments and better visibility for pilots at FIO

...plasmons are waves of electrons that move on the surface of a material like ripples on a pond, but they can oscillate back and forth at the frequency of the incoming light. Like water ripples on a pond surface, plasmons travel in the plane of the metal but with a wav...
ripples in Biological Technology

UCR scientists manipulate ripples in graphene, enabling strain-based graphene electronics

RIVERSIDE, Calif. Graphene is nature's thinnest elastic material and displays exceptional mechanical and electronic properties. Its one-atom thickness, planar geometry, high current-carrying capacity and thermal conductivity make it ideally suited for further miniaturizing electronics through ult...

Abbott Labs campus in Kenosha could send ripples through local biotech

Pleasant Prairie, Wis. Now that pharmaceutical giant Abbott Laboratories Inc. has acquired 500 acres of land just across the Wisconsin state line for what figures to be a major expansion, some technology observers believe the impending development bodes well for creating synergies with the sta...

NYU physicists find way to explore microscopic systems through holographic video

...t into a complex diffraction pattern. The scattered light overlaps with the original beam to create an interference pattern reminiscent of overlapping ripples in a pool of water. The microscope then magnifies the resulting pattern of light and dark and records it with a conventional digital video recorder (D...

Stanford writes in world's smallest letters

... two-dimensional surface of the copper, electrons zip around, behaving as both particles and waves, bouncing off the carbon monoxide molecules the way ripples in a shallow pond might interact with stones placed in the water. The ever-moving waves interact with the molecules and with each other to form st...

Origin BioMed Awarded Red Herring Top 100 Global Company

...ing Top 100 Global Company," commented Red Herring publisher Alex Vieux. "Origin BioMed has proven to be a company excelling in their industry and its ripples have turned into waves. It was difficult for us to narrow down, but we are pleased to have included Origin BioMed in our list of promising companies....

Enhancing solar cells with nanoparticles

..."surface plasmon." When light strikes a piece of metal it can set up waves in the surface of the metal. These waves of electrons then move about like ripples on the surface of a pond. If the metal is in the form of a tiny particle, the incoming light can make the particle vibrate, thus effectively scatteri...

API and Raw Material Supply Concerns Focal Point of Pharma ChemOutsourcing Conference September 8-9 in New Jersey

...g prices and delivery timelines. The effects of new laws recently introduced in China to tighten quality control and protect the environment have sent ripples throughout the industry. The conference will begin on September 8 with two panel discussions to focus on these topics. Overall, 90 speakers, mostly ...

Sheet of carbon atoms acts like a billiard table, physicists find

... components of the electron can interfere with each other, the way outgoing ripples in a pond might interfere with ripples reflected back from the banks. Her lab detected the electronic interfe...

Sheet of carbon atoms acts like a billiard table, physicists find

... components of the electron can interfere with each other, the way outgoing ripples in a pond might interfere with ripples reflected back from the banks. Her lab detected the electronic interfe...

When TV surrenders to Web...

...w being called the electronic device. Awaiting the Transformation The branding of our society was very well served with the TV medium. Now the ripples of e-commerce have shaken the foundation of all the elite brands and ideas. Now, in the age of abundance, there is hardly anything unique enough to fi...
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