Tag: "instruments" at biology news
New method shows mushrooms a top source for one antioxidant
...y (HPLC), a UV-VIS detector and mass spectroscopy, instruments
normally used in analytical chemistry. ...
Coming to grips with robot learning
...ings are numerous. "It could be applied to control instruments
used for medical operations or even to capture and detect a person's movement within a crowd of people. This method could be interesting for example for security systems," Knoll says. Although some of the results were mostly interesting for further b...
Gladstone Institutes assists with Exploratorium stem cell exhibit
...living stem cell specimens, as well as control the instruments
themselves. Visitors see the view through the microscopes on high-resolution video monitors. With these instruments, they can select among various specimens, move over them, and change the magnification and focus. The display, the first-ever exhibit...
Making plant cells work like miniature factories
...lant cells, the team must construct new analytical instruments
capable of identifying molecules in such minute quantities. "Developing the instrumentation is a large part of the proposal and we're building a special, high-resolution mass spectrometer," Yeung said, "because there's nothing available commercially ...
MERIS/AATSR Workshop: Focus on Envisat sensors measuring heat and light
...ntinuously observing the Earth with a suite of ten instruments
for the last three and a half years. A major works...ar satellite dataset commenced by predecessor ATSR instruments
flown aboard ERS-1 and 2. The top two metres of the ocean alone contain more energy than the entire ...
Materials scientists get the whole picture with new e-Science technique
... Appleton Laboratory (RAL). "We've got really good instruments
and need the software to exploit them to the full....to do this. All of us who run huge multi-detector instruments
see this as the way forward," he says. Two major new facilities are due to come on line at RAL over ...
MERIS monitoring tracks planetary photosynthesis levels
...parisons between the products generated by various instruments
and by direct comparisons with field measurements. These ongoing efforts involve not only ESA Cal/Val groups but similar international groups including CEOS as well as close collaborations with major research programmes, such as CarboEurope funded by...
Experts urge reform of international patent system at eve of WIPO assembly
...alanced IPR regimes which facilitate their role as instruments
of innovation incentives is an issue for both developing and developed countries; 4. Any extension of IPRs, whether in terms of subject matter, length, type or jurisdiction of protection must be based on clear evidence of their net benefits. 5. The...
Duke scientists explain gaps in nutrient availability within North Atlantic
...ere." The researchers are now preparing to put out instruments
that will give scientists their first time series of nutrient level readings in these subtropical waters, Lozier said. "The ideas that we lay out here don't just apply to the subtropical North Atlantic," she said. "We happened to have a lot of availa...
DOE publishes roadmap for new biological research for energy and environmental needs
... molecular, whole cell and community levels. New instruments
and advanced computational methods will be required for this research. Genome sequences can furnish the blueprints, advanced technologies can produce the data and computing can relate enormous data sets to models linking genome sequence to biologica...
MERIS/AATSR Workshop looks at twin sensors with many uses
...th a synergistic approach in mind. Its ten onboard instruments
observe the Earth in a variety of ways, but Envisa...nced Along-Track Scanning Radiometer (AATSR). Both instruments
produce visible-light images of the Earth. MERIS acquires imagery in multispectral bands that return...
NIH grants $11 million to Brown University for cancer research
...icroscopes were purchased along with sophisticated instruments
to study gene activity and protein structure. These tools are used not only to study cancer, but also fertility, aging and brain development as well as heart disease, diabetes and addiction. Brown was among the first universities to establish a COBRE...
Story tips from the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, October 2005
...effort that involves placing 90 special monitoring instruments
at various locations on the tractor and trailer. Characteristics such as engine parameters, emissions and the driving environment will be addressed. The two-year program will collect data on long-haul truck performance as the test trucks are driven o...
University of Victoria offers sneak peek at new seafloor observatory
...ed with VENUS, see some of the VENUS equipment and instruments
before they're submerged in Saanich Inlet, and take tours of the cable installation equipment aboard the Wave Venture. A reception with speakers will follow at 10:30 a.m. The $10.3-million Victoria Experimental Network Under the Sea (VENUS) facility ...
UVic unveils world's most advanced seafloor observatory
...NUS's underwater network of fibre optic cables and instruments
will continuously feed data, sounds and images fro...research data. VENUS scientists will operate their instruments
and download data online, day or night, in real time. "The installation of the VENUS observatory is ...
ORNL scientists looking at nature in a new way
...llschleger said. "Now, we're looking at new tools, instruments
and techniques, and we plan to have a role in deve...e tools." Traditionally, ecologists have relied on instruments
that were commercially available, thus limiting their ability to explore the natural world. Wullschl...
UF's McKnight projects combat memory maladies
...h to hire a postdoctoral researcher and to acquire instruments
for more efficient analysis and gene validation. "The McKnight Foundation grant will further the opportunity for collaboration with Scripps Florida and among colleges at the University of Florida," Luesch said. Strengthening research alliances is an ...
Max Planck researchers win part of Descartes Research Prize 2005
...acility, members of the network helped develop new instruments
and computer programs, co-ordinate observation programmes, and create a publicly accessible databank ( http://www.mpifr-bonn.mpg.de/div/pulsar/data/ ) for all the observational information that was returned. 850 new pulsars were discovered thanks to ...
AutovaxID-C introduced by Accentia Biopharmaceuticals
...doma-based manufacturing. We believe that our new instruments
will facilitate the large-scale manufacture of personalized vaccines. We also believe that there is a significant market potential for this instrument," said Dr. Cohen. About Accentia Biopharmaceuticals: Accentia Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. is a biopha...
AutovaxID-C introduced by Biovest International
...doma-based manufacturing. We believe that our new instruments
will facilitate the large-scale manufacture of personalized vaccines. We also believe that there is a significant market potential for this instrument," said Dr. Cohen. About Biovest International: Biovest International, Inc. is a pioneer in the de...
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