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NIH funds 14 High-End Instrumentation grants

...-time grants support the purchase of sophisticated instruments costing more than $750,000. "The High-End Instru...r instrument maintenance and operation. High-end instruments supported in this round of funding include two supercomputers that rapidly process vast quantities o...

Northwestern receives Gates Foundation grant for medical diagnostics

...ne visit to a clinic. Diagnostic tests and related instruments also need to be affordable and better designed for the environment in which they will be used and for the culture of the people who will use them. David Kelso, associate professor of biomedical engineering in the McCormick School of Engineering an...

Carnegie's Joseph G. Gall wins 2006 Lasker Award

...ous optics with a hands-on examination of historic instruments from every major phase of the field's development. All of these activities are carried out with the highest standards of integrity, respect for others, genuine modesty and with a sheer joy at the pleasures of discovery that seems undiminished from th...

Meet the earliest baby girl ever discovered

...d to be removed almost grain by grain using dental instruments passing between ribs and the twisted spinal column. The process has taken the MPI researcher five years so far. The specimen was also CT scanned at the Diagnostic Center in Nairobi, Kenya. This technique enabled researchers to examine the developing ...

$20 million to expand seafloor observatory

...two to as many as six and the number of scientific instruments from 70 to more than 200. This will allow more coverage of the northern Juan de Fuca tectonic plate, permitting broader studies on such key topics as seismic and tsunami activity, ocean-climate interactions and influence on fisheries, gas hydrate dep...

Research could lead to dramatic improvement in scanning for serious diseases

...ew treatments for serious illnesses. At present instruments do not have the sensitivity or speed to do this bu...cal performance of electron spin resonance imaging instruments are potentially very important to medical research scientists. The Bath team will be working close...

An infectious agent of deception, exposed through proteomics

...form mass spectrometry, or FT-MS. A suite of FT-MS instruments customized by co-author and PNNL-based Battelle Fellow Richard D. Smith enabled the team to rapidly separate and identify many proteins at once even as macrophages were being infected. Most of the initial candidates were designated "house-keeping" ...

Thermal imaging shatters arousal gender gap myth

...iously, sex researchers have measured arousal with instruments that require genital contact and manipulation. Binik focused thermographic cameras on his subjects' genitals while they watched a montage of material from pornography to horror movies to The Best of Mr. Bean to Canadian tourism travelogues to provide...

Record ozone loss during 2006 over South Pole

...ll as providing forecasting. The three atmospheric instruments aboard Envisat are the Scanning Imaging Absorption... data. The ozone-monitoring data provided by these instruments span a time period of 11 years, which will be extended by the upcoming MetOp satellite series. Th...

Continued warming of the Arctic Ocean

...the time series, the scientists have collected the instruments deployed in Fram Strait and replaced them with new ones. The automated long-term recordings are verified and complemented with high resolution measurements of current water temperature....

Yale-BioHaven Entrepreneurship Seminar: 454 Life Sciences aiming for the $10K Human Genome

... information at more than 60-times the capacity of instruments using the current technology. In 2005, the company entered into an agreement with Roche for the promotion, sale, and distribution of 454 Life Sciences' sequencing systems, including proprietary kits and reagents. 454 Sequencing TM is being used to...

Mars Express and the story of water on Mars

...million years ago, it was over," he adds. Three instruments on Mars Express have been at the centre of this re...aft, the Mars Reconnaisance Orbiter (MRO), carries instruments that lead on from those of Mars Express. The same team that developed MARSIS have built the MRO Shal...

Boston University, Fraunhofer Gesellschaft form alliance to accelerate biomedical innovation

... and convert them into working medical devices and instruments that can be licensed to existing companies or created by new, spin-off ventures. The alliance is expected to use another recently funded initiative as a wellspring. Last year, the Wallace H. Coulter Foundation awarded a $4.9 million grant to Boston...

Beetle feet stick to their promises

...d out by the Max Planck researchers with measuring instruments developed especially for the purpose, the artificial adhesive system gave an impressive performance and demonstrated many benefits. It lasts for hundreds of applications, does not leave any visible marks and can be thoroughly cleaned with soap and wa...

Story tips from the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, November 2006

...l Effects Laboratory. The EE Lab boasts a suite of instruments and mechanisms that can simulate just about any insult the world can throw at a piece of equipment. Team leader Peter Chiaro said the project looks at and mimics real-world situations such as extreme temperatures, humidity, air pressure, magnetic fie...

Lab-on-a-chip could speed up treatment of drug-resistant pneumonia

...a biotechnologycompany, plans to place development instruments in collaborating clinical laboratories within a year. Paper: "Microfluidic Devices That Capture Bacteria for Growth and Kill Analysis,"Tuesday, November 14, 2006, 9:40am, Room 2001, AVS 53rd International Symposium & Exhibition, San Francisco, CA, ...

Scientists lose instruments, gain first look at seafloor formation

...IVERSITY -- Ordinarily, losing almost all of one's instruments would be considered a severe setback to any scient...hat confirmed what the scientists suspected: Their instruments had been directly on top of a section of the East Pacific Rise that erupted and were trapped in fres...

ORNL aids diesel parts manufacturers

...users have put to use the centers state-of-the-art instruments that analyze products for durability, resistance to heat and stress, thermal conductivity, mechanical behavior and other properties. "Environmental Protection Agency regulations are pushing emissions control technology very hard, so that engine and...

A window on the environment from Tahoe to the ocean

...r end of the slice at Lake Tahoe, researchers have instruments out recording water clarity, particles in the air ...able and wireless links, some by actually visiting instruments and collecting the data, and some by researchers in the field. But it all goes into different places...

NASA data helps pinpoint wildfire threats

...hile information from sophisticated satellites and instruments have recently allowed scientists to quickly determ...y linked to the field measurements, suggesting the instruments can be used to determine when conditions are favorable for wildfires. "Improving the role of satell...

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