Tag: "user" at biology news
High resolution satellite imagery assists hunt for infectious 'kissing bugs'
...talian company Intecs HRT, with MSF Belgium as the user
partner. The long-term intention is to build HUMAN into a self-sufficient service for non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and public organisations involved in humanitarian relief operations....
Snakehead in your inbox? Welcome to the nonindigenous Aquatic Species Alert System
...le, providing two different perspectives one to a user
interested in an area, the other to users interested in a species whether the user
chooses automatic alerts or prefers to search the site. "Although this system debuted only in lat...
Computer scientists at UH developing 'nurturing' computers
...r will be able to monitor the actual health of its user
during computer use. "Most people often wait until becoming symptomatic before checking on the status of their health," Pavlidis said. "With typical health checks occurring at a doctor's office, where the environment is isolated and often static, ...
UAB creates the first Internet server to search for genetic diversity
...ped the first international server that allows the user
to analyze genetic diversity on a large scale. The web service, published in the special edition of Nucleic Acids Research on bioinformatics, will facilitate research about the genetic basis of hereditary diseases. The server is called PDA (Pipeline ...
UCSD undergraduates participate in collaborative studies abroad on cyberinfrastructure
...s Ikeda is pursuing the development of a graphical user
interface for pathway editing and integration in Cytoscape, while Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) undergrad Smith will help install a wireless network while extending the Ecogrid in Taiwan's Ecological Parks. Smith will also enhancing software...
Energy conservation targets hit by notions of 'comfort'
...tioning, but they thought that changing client and user
expectations would drive the industry in that direction. Some thought that only strong regulation a 'big stick' or a ban on domestic units would halt the trend. Others suggested that changes throughout the design process would be needed as at prese...
Brain disease research, particle physics meet in the middle (ware)
...hibboleth, an NMI-EDIT software suite that manages user
access to Web content and services while protecting privacy, has experienced worldwide adoption in addition to having widespread national impact. Chosen by Australia, the Netherlands, and Finland and implemented in Switzerland as the basis for their...
20 May AAAS lecture: Computers that Respond to Human Emotion
...nd respond to, the emotional states of its user. A user
who becomes frustrated or annoyed with a product w...application would respond ideally in ways that the user
would see as "intuitive." For example, a computer piano tutor might change its pace and presentatio...
Oak Ridge National Laboratory to develop DOE leadership-class computing capability for science
...was the logical place for a national computational user
facility for capability limited science, because at such a venue the DOE Office of Science can ensure world-class operations, maintenance, security and equal access to all prospective users on a competitive, peer-reviewed basis. The DOE Office of Sci...
Researchers begin promising new trial to fight colorectal cancer
...g the oxaliplatin-based chemotherapy regimens more user
friendly for the patient." It is hoped that this new drug regimen will ultimately improve the treatment and survival rate of patients with colorectal cancer, the second leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States. Approximately 150,000 new ...
UN study shows environmental consequences from ongoing boom in personal computer sales
...er than recycling, says Williams. "Every computer user
has a role to play. Users should think carefully a...tional models." Environmental empowerment of the user
Decisions by computer users have a huge effect on their environmental impacts. Jerry Velasquez says...
Passwords to guard entry aren't enough to protect complex data
...news is that because the filter is at the level of user
access, security stops once a user
gains access to material authorized for his or her role. If a good guy turns bad - as in the case wh...
MIT student dances with robots
...cher ability to understand and respond to what the user
is doing based on a 'vocabulary' of moves." "Somm...ke a waltz, where sometimes the computer leads the user
and other times the user
leads the computer, with smooth transfers of who is leading."...
Dazzling new light source opens at Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Laboratory
...cales, and the first to offer beam time to a broad user
community of scientists from academic, industry and government labs (based on peer-reviewed proposals). The original SPEAR ring, built for particle physics programs at SLAC, yielded two Nobel prizes as well as fertile ground for innovating synchrotro...
'Elves' makes protein crystallography easier
...nd of computer interface called the conversational user
interface (CUI), invented by Holton. The interface...prets English-language commands, thus allowing the user
to type in simple sentences such as, "Elves, I want you to process the data in my folder." It does t...
Protein data bank opens new era with broader support
... meet the needs of an expanding,diverse and global user
Researchers develop computer application to 'read' medical literature, find data relationships
...rse facts to present a list of 'hypotheses' to the user
for finding hidden knowledge in the data." Dr. Wren noted that scientists are still a "long way off from turning over the interpretation phase of research to computers. But, they are not only useful in organizing this growing body of scientific kn...
JGI launches community sequencing program
... says JGI Director Eddy Rubin. A "non-traditional" user
facility The model put forward by the CSP will attract a new audience of researchers not traditionally served by sequencing centers that focus on biomedical applications, says Rubin. "Just as physicists and climatologists submit proposals to get ti...
Online calculator improves analysis of chemical data
...izes. The NIST software automatically, without any user
involvement, identifies and calculates the size of... the peaks. Previously available software requires user
interaction to take that second step. By automating the entire calculation process, MassSpectator sa...
Space technology in new technique to fight breast cancer
...eading medical experts. The participants discussed user
requirements and operational constraints as well as the new non-invasive diagnostic methods used by the rapidly developing MRI technology. ActiveFU is the first product to emerge from ESI. Bruno Naulais, ESI manager reports, "Our experience with the...
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