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Rutgers and Philadelphia's NBC television affiliate launch first water forecasting system for visitors to the New Jersey shore
...r, the COOL Lab at IMCS employs underwater sensing devices
for coastal ocean surface observation....
One hour of grass cutting equals 100 miles worth of auto pollution
...mowers, Westerholm reported. The pollution-control devices
have been required on U.S. made cars since the late 1970s. "Using a catalyst would help prevent most emissions from small engines," he said. "Of course, people could also use an electrical-powered lawn mower instead."...
Researchers find 'north pole' of the molecular world
...s exchange energy, possibly enhancing solar energy devices
or helping biochemists better understand proteins. The research, appearing in the June 4 issue of Physical Review Letters, shows how a tightly-focused laser employing a new kind of polarization can produce valuable images of individual molecules in t...
Drug bottles containing natural rubber stoppers may place latex allergic patients at risk for reactions
...ys Hamilton. Although the FDA requires labeling of devices
such as medical gloves as containing natural rubber latex, vial stoppers fall under the jurisdiction of the bureau of drugs and, therefore, do not have latex labeling requirements. Latex allergy affects an estimated 1 percent to 6 percent of the gene...
Nuclear waste disposal: A safer solution?
...s to dispose of highly radioactive waste is to use devices
similar to water softeners called ion exchangers, which are either inorganic - mineral-type - compounds or synthetically produced organic resins. An ion exchanger usually contains a harmless element such as sodium, present in ordinary salt, which is ...
Biotechnology promises major advances for U.S. Army
...ldiers from the enemy, wristwatch-size sensors and devices
that detect biological and chemical warfare agents. Research also promises to make possible the creation of new vaccines, drugs and wound-healing technologies, and medical applications that provide broad benefits to world health, states the report. "...
Future army could run on alternative fuels, photosynthesis
...rvesting capabilities of plants with protein-based devices
could lead to solar energy systems capable of converting solar energy at 40 percent to 50 percent efficiency. The report's authors also envision protein-based photovoltaic coatings on the Kelvar military helmets that could produce enough energy for...
X-ray crystallography at Advanced Photon Source
...es of electrons) -- is achieved through the use of devices
called undulators. APS is the only synchrotron in...nergy Synchrotron Source, use older high-intensity devices
called wigglers. Ealick said that one of the most important applications of synchrotron radiation th...
Biotechnology to protect soldiers of the future, report says
...of investigation: tiny medical devices
that are so small, they must be measured in micrometers or nanometers -- millionths or billionths of a meter. Ferrari is developing tiny silicon capsules -- about the size of a ...
UK scientists develop 'his-and-hers' fertility test kit
.... The kit is the brainchild of the London medical devices
company, Genosis, working with a research team from the University of Birmingham. Details of the male test will be presented this afternoon (Monday 2 July) by Professor Christopher Barratt of the University of Birmingham, to the annual conference of ...
'Imprinted' gels hold promise for future medical devices
...ely may help to design "intelligent drug delivery" devices
that could be implanted in the body to administer ... Similar materials might be used in future medical devices
to sense the presence of glucose, perhaps signaling an action to release insulin or other medication...
Computerized tool helps predict outcome of treatment for early stage prostate cancer
...ncer Center have pioneered the use of computerized devices
to help patients and their physicians decide among the major treatment choices for early stage prostate cancer. Such tools, called nomograms, have been developed to predict outcomes for surgery and radiation therapy, and now, brachytherapy (radioacti...
This is not your father's forest textbook
...ons while adding new material on use of electronic devices
for measuring distances, electronic equipment for recording field data, global positioning systems for determining locations, and geographic information systems for storing, retrieving, summarizing, and analyzing forestry data. In addition, a book we...
Smallest silicon particles light way for new sensors, materials
... in opto-electronics or integrating light-emitting devices
with silicon chips. The study, published in the 32... powerful new technologies. To date, no commercial devices
using the light-emitting powers of porous silicon are available, in part due to stability problems a...
Worlds largest scientific society convenes regional meeting September 23-26 in Savannah
...nd the world. More than 30 places, discoveries and devices
have achieved landmark status since the programs inception. Meeting highlights include: Kids and the science of chemistry Inhibiting reproduction of the HIV virus Water quality of the Ocmulgee River Pygmy rattlesnake venom and its use to t...
A sticky situation for ants and bees: UMass biologist looks at how these insects adhere to various surfaces
...trigued robotics engineers who design tiny robotic devices
used in the medical field....
NSF awards $55 million in grants to study biocomplexity in the environment
...n hydrothermal ecosystems; and developing portable devices
to map the distribution of arsenic in groundwater in Bangladesh....
Lilly Endowment grants almost $26 million to Purdue Discovery Park
... * The development of "molecular electronics" and devices
that "self-assemble," similar to the growth of com...etically, once set in motion, such self-assembling devices
would build themselves, making electronics processing far less expensive than conventional semicondu...
DNA biochip may lead to fast genetic screening, more effective drugs
...new drug development, for example. But the various devices
differ in the technology used to fabricate the chi...nto each postage stamp-sized DNA chip. Micromirror devices
are commercially available and are used in some home theater projectors. Each micromirror can be ind...
'Smart bandage' diagnoses danger before infection takes hold
...r Future Health's "smart medical home"-a series of devices
working in conjunction in the home to monitor a family's health. Benjamin Miller, assistant professor of chemistry at the University, and Philippe Fauchet, professor and chair of electrical and computer engineering, have devised a sand-grain sized wa...
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