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Sandia experiments may reduce possibility of future water wars
...t sensors] don't tell us. This will be the highest tech
going." Such sensors are being dev...hout having biological expertise to apply the high tech
in a practical way." The way it works The dense array of sensors in the 8m x...
Ancient life form may help create newest technologies
...stly way to produce some of the most advanced high tech
materials in the world, scientists say. Progress in this research is being presented by a team of researchers at the Micro Nano Breakthrough Conference in Portland, Ore., sponsored by OSU and the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. The goal, exp...
Noah's modern ark: The role of ART in conserving endangered species
...e different problems and it is clear that the high tech
components of the reproductive sciences are not a quick fix for enhanced reproduction in endangered species. "First, we are working with species that are often dangerous, if not homicidal, and essentially nothing is known about their basic biology....
Breast self examination increases women's concerns but has no effect on mortality
...s to advocate BSE as a cheaper alternative to high tech
screening, we now know that it simply does not help. "Women need to be familiar with the normal feel, weight and appearance of their breasts, he saya, and any changes should be reported to a doctor as soon as possible. "But replacing normal breast ...
New technologies reveal mysteries of marine megafauna
...th a series of leaps in tagging technologies. High tech
tools such as small data storage tags equipped with micro-processors and satellitelinked GPS devices are providing new insights into the little known lives of large ocean animals. Electronically tagged elephant seals now routinely "call home" via sat...
New Georgia Tech Biosciences Center assists life-science startup companies
... to generate more successful commercialization and tech
transfer." Although the road to success is bumpy f...ccess would be much lower." In a different take on tech
transfer, ATDC's new incubator provides space for companies that cannot be accommodated by EmTech Bi...
Is there an unexpected price for late night high tech excitement?
...for turning on the computer late at night for high tech
excitement. The old standby of a cup of warm milk before bed may be the best advice, after all....
Sandia-aided method to heal wounded and diseased achieves US government acceptance
...ver, and we can buy a bunch of them.'" Says Sandia tech
transfer expert Gordon Leifeste, "What Numotech achieved with its persistence is very important. Programs like Medicare are heavily regulatory-driven. Now the device has a worldwide federal contract. That's effectively a DLA [Defense Logistics Age...
High tech movies reveal information transfer within cells
...uth Medical School biochemists have devised a high tech
way to watch, in living color, how these bubbles fuse, and what they have seen upends prior assumptions about the ways cell components transfer chemical information. Their findings, published in the February 8 issue of the journal Cell, reveal a ne...
Assaulting the mosquitos sense of smell
...des a new arrow in the quiver of both high and low tech
methods that the World Health Organization and other groups are using to combat this scourge, says Zwiebel.Vanderbilt University has filed for a patent on the newly discovered genes because there is considerable commercial interest. While malaria has...
U-M and Israel launch major international cancer study
...etumor samples using standard microscopes and high tech
molecular tools thatmagnify genetic material. Gruber summarized the goals of the project: "We would like to find better toolsto lower the risk of colorectal cancer with this study. Clarifying how genes,lifestyle, and environmental factors work toge...
Center For Future Health Aims To Bring High-Tech, Low-Cost Health Care To The Home
In today's health care system, high tech
and high cost often gotogether, usually in the waning years of life and often in a hospital. Thelatest technology -- CT and MRI scanners, pacemakers and the like -- usuallydoesn't reach the patient's bedside until he or she is already ill or injured....