Tag: "software" at biology news
Argonne wins three R&D 100 awards for innovative technologies
...ic techniques. Access Grid Access Grid 3 software
enables groups of people to collaborate using open... applications. The open nature of the Access Grid software
has attracted thousands of users from around the world and has encouraged numerous commercial and re...
NCRR launches national network to connect investigators based at minority institutions
...ement and data sharing tools, staff, hardware, and software
for collection, analysis, storage, and exchange of clinical data for the multi-site studies. The institutions participating in the network are part of the Research Centers in Minority Institutions Program (RCMI). Funded by NCRR since 1985, the RC...
Protein pulling -- Learning how proteins fold by pulling them apart
...I27 was unfolded. To get the energy maps, he wrote software
incorporating a statistical mechanics equation called the "Jarzynski equality." The equation related the non-equilibrium energy from the unfolding events to the equilibrium profiles along the trajectory from the folded to the unfolded state. Kiang sa...
Charting ever-changing genomes
... a simple method to comb whole genomes for all the software
fixes and security patches accumulated over time. In a first trial run, the scientists catalogued the genetic variations in 23 strains of the mustard weed Arabidopsis thaliana that were collected from the wild all over the world. Our study represen...
Bioinformatics-related methods are featured in Cold Spring Harbor Protocols
...es and applications of cutting-edge bioinformatics software
programs; both are freely available online ( www.cshprotocols.org ). The first freely available article ( http://www.cshprotocols.org/cgi/content/full/2007/14/pdb.top17 ) provides guidance on how to use the BLAST (Basic Local Alignment Search Tool)...
Effective new biodiversity data access portal
...ts extensive capabilities and services, as well as software
for data providers, freely available. Civil society, countries and organisations are invited to utilise GBIF's new Data Portal....
Time-lapse recordings reveal why IVF embryos are more likely to develop into twins
...esearch, Ms Payne and her colleagues used computer software
called MetaMorph , which creates a free-running...amera attached to a microscope. They then used the software
to analyse data from the film. After thawing, 26 of the 33 embryos (most of which were composed of...
Scientists discover role of enzyme in DNA repair
...., first author in the report. Using the ProcessDB software
developed by Integrative Bioinformatics Inc, Robert Phair, Ph.D. developed a computer model that allowed the authors to test their hypothesis and show that while transcription continued in the cells with uninjured DNA, it came to a halt within 5 minu...
18-year-old Singaporean student to present stem cell research paper at conferences in US and UK
...fles Junior College, he excelled at using computer software
to analyze data from the laboratory of biologists to come up with predictions of biological events. The predictions made in this research study will be useful for the development of serum-free culture media, which is a safer and a better alternative...
Electric fish conduct electric duets in aquatic courtship
...uency "creaks." The researchers developed custom software
that offers new techniques for separating and documenting electrical pulses based on sex. They video recorded four pair of mating mormyrids (a feat in itself, since the species rarely breeds successfully in captivity) and identified nine common motor...
Australian wins prestigious prize in biodiversity informatics
...sion-making." Further, the Committee said, "As a software
developer, Flemons is particularly attuned to user...ts." The Prize winner also works on making desktop software
tools into web-based tools that can be shared across the Internet. Sharing analytical software
ESA's water mission instrument passes test program
...dition, tests were performed on the algorithms and software
for the Level 1 processor, which converts digital counts into pictures for scientists to derive information on soil moisture and ocean salinity. The engineers and scientists involved in this intensive testing programme are extremely pleased with t...
Simulations unravel outer membrane transport mechanism
...orshid and graduate student James Gumbart used two software
programs developed in the U. of I.s National Institutes of Health Resource for Macromolecular Modeling and Bioinformatics. The programs, NAMD and VMD, respectively, simulate and visualize complex molecular interactions. By entering detailed data abou...
Fusing imaging technologies creates 'synergy,' helps diagnose heart disease accurately
...mesand even at different locationsbut our computer software
puts the information together in 3-D," he explaine... also by specialized hybrid scanners; however, our software
approach is more flexible since the combination is required only in a subset of cases. We can use th...
Study focuses on only carnivore with 'fingerprints'
...f dots rather than ridges, so standard criminology software
did not work. "We tried submitting fisher prints to the state's fingerprint database but it didn't pair up the prints well," says Richard Higgins, retired chief of the DCJS Bureau of Criminal Identification. "But looking at them side-by-side it was ...
Dinosaur hearing, listening to muscle noise, quieter cubicles
...d engineers are using existing research to develop software
that replicates acoustical conditions in and recommends solutions for these open-plan spaces. Jonathan Kemp of Cambridge Sound Management in Cambridge, MA ( firstname.lastname@example.org ) will present a computerized modeling tool that allows ...
NASA mission explores world's deepest sinkhole
...wo days checking out DEPTHXs sensors, updating its software
and performing a test dive to 250 meters to check ...te is pitch black so DEPTHX, using Carnegie Mellon software
to control its flight, relies on depth, velocity and inertial guidance sensors to estimate its posit...
NIST building software offers green product advice
...n benefit from the latest updates to an innovative software
package released this week by the National Institu...nology (NIST). BEES 4.0, the new version of NIST's software
tool for selecting environmentally preferred, cost-effective building products, updates data on more...
World's leading scientists announce creation of 'Encyclopedia of Life'
...nitiate the project, bringing together species and software
experts from across the world. The Missouri Botanical Garden has become a full partner, and discussions are taking place this week with leaders of the new Atlas of Living Australia. The Encyclopedia today also announced the initial membership of it...
'Supermap' of avian flu yields new info on source/spread
...department of biomedical informatics, used special software
to create an evolutionary tree of the virus's mutations. They used Keyhole Markup Language in Google Earth to project the tree onto the globe and then chose colors and symbols to indicate different hosts that carry the virus and where they live. Time...
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