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Good Ergonomics Is Good Economics
...ratio (Warkotsch, 1994). Other innovations. Other innovations
by this same collaborative effort between Stellenbosch University, Ergotech, and various forestry companies have included (a) the development of a unique, lightweight, environmentally friendly pipe type of timber chute for more efficient and safe tra...
"Discovering Biological Diversity" Is AAAS Topic For USGS Manager
...vailable to a worldwide audience through technical innovations
andpublications. NBII is a core element of that program. Co-leader Carroll ispresident of Information International, based in Oak Ridge, Tenn. "We strive," Cotter said, "to ensure that everyone hasaccess to the ...
Groundwater Injection Process Filters Out Contaminants
... ISRM technology as one of the 100 mostsignificant innovations
of 1997. DOE has supported the project with about $4million since its initial development in 1993. The project could receive anadditional $100,000 in 1999 to continue monitoring results at Hanford. ISRM is an improvement upon current remedi...
Gritty Research Leads Scientists To Metal-Loving Discovery
...by R&D magazine as one of the 100 most significant innovations
of 1997,and was a finalist for the 1998 Discover magazine Award for Technological Innovation....
Study Of Origin Of Species Enters The Molecular Age
...iescan then evolve separately without their unique innovations
being lost byblending....
NSF-Supported New Scientists And Engineers Receive Presidential Award
... Cao, Univ. of Wisconsin-Madison. For outstanding innovations
in cachemethods to improve WWW servers and global ...h onimproving wireless communication services, and innovations
addressing differentlearning styles in addition to involving industry in student design projects. E...
Pacific Northwest developments earn spots in top 100 list
... of R&DMagazine's list of the 100 most significant innovations
of 1998. The magazine conducts the annual R&D 100 Award competition to honor themost promising new products, processes, materials or software developedthroughout the world. Awards are based on each achievement's technicalsignificance, unique...
Jefferson scientists develop method to isolate blood stem cells, the lifetime source of all blood cells
...ion of blood cells for transfusions andto clinical innovations
in bone marrow transplants and gene therapy Scientists at Jefferson Medical College have found a way to isolatehard-to-find hematopoietic stem cells. The researchers, in identifying achemical beacon-- a protein marker-- on the cell, believ...
Future uses of MicroElectricalMechanical (MEM) systems to be featured at Santa Clara show
...ndeven permanent micromagnets. These cutting-edge innovations
and applications will be unveiled at the show fortechnology experts and researchers from academia, government, and industryleaders. The event takes place from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 20 at theSanta Clara Convention Center ballrooms J and K....
Science, technology, and the future: Panel discussion to be held November 1, 1999
...The Internet is reshapingour world, and scientific innovations
hold great promise for medicine andhealth. The challenges of a global community and the issues of competitivenessare greater than ever. This discussion seeks to examine these issues and helpshape their progress. EDITOR'S NOTE: You must RSVP to attend...
UB establishes institute for research on lasers, photonics and biophotonics
...L has an extraordinarily strong focuson developing innovations
through research that is truly cross-disciplinary....sis oncollaboration ensures faster and more robust innovations
and an intense focus on marketable applications, Prasad said. For example, chemists at the institut...
Expect rapid, pervasive innovation in 21st century
... to his liking," says Fuchs, who believesthat such innovations
will become commonplace in the 21st century. "There are going to be a bazillion of these embedded chips, in the doorknobs, light bulbs, tables,chairs, all networked together, the whole shebang," says T.N. Vijaykumar, an assistant professor ofelectri...
President Clinton awards nation's highest honor for science and technology
...ngineers for their achievements, contributions and innovations
that have sustained U.S. leadership across the fro...er Scientific Systems Corporation, for pioneering innovations
in multiple branches of computing, including early efforts in digital speech processing, invention o...
First-ever Technology Transfer Fair featured at ACS National Meeting
...organizations will discuss their latest technology innovations
at the Technology Transfer Fair, to be held August...presentatives will talk for 10-15 minutes on their innovations
and describe the technologies developed by their institutions. The second session, on August 22, fro...
Stanford researchers win National Science Foundation grants for information technology research
...ww.itr.nsf.gov/ ) "These projects represent major innovations
in information technology, rather than routine applications of existing technology," said NSF director Rita Colwell. "Our strategy to support long-term, high-risk research responds to a challenge from the President's Information Technology Advisory C...
Rising Maryland to welcome new biotech president
... discoveries in "proteomics," or protein structure innovations
for genomics-era drug design (a logical extension of the Human Genome Project.). She will also announce a major expansion plan for protein structure and genomics studies at UMBI's Center for Advanced Research in the so-called "Genomic Junction" of R...
Translating the human genome into protein function: structural genomics research at Columbia
...al, Dr. Hendrickson outlines a number of technical innovations
that boost researchers' ability to determine structures. "With minor adaptations, the main plan is to use selenomethionine with multiple-wavelength anomalous dispersion (MAD) phasing," says Dr. Hendrickson. "MAD phasing enhances the amount of data th...
Livermore research team wins distinguished Department of Energy award for development of miniature glucose sensor for diabetes patients
...ected by a panel of DOE Citizen Judges, who choose innovations
from among 23 discoveries or innovations
hatched between 1999 and 2000. The innovations
must demonstrate a benefit to the American public, be...
LabNotes -- Research highlights from Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
...earch Institute. DOE named WAMS one of the top 100 innovations
since that agency was created in 1977. Biotechnology strikes out chlorinated solvents - A Pacific Northwest National Laboratory cleanup technology that's attacking chromate seeping into groundwater at the the Department of Energy's Hanford site in ...
Scientific explanation for success of klapskate
...he effect of the skaters push-off even more. These innovations
still have to be tested in practice. STW has applied for two patents on the klapskate improvements, one of which has already been granted....
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