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Smart lights, nonstick implants and 100th birthday of electronics at science & technology meeting

...s-group.com ), who has been involved with both the basic research on their operation and the applied research to optimize their fabrication. The session's final talk will be given by Gary McGuire of the International Technology Center in North Carolina ( gmcguire@itc-inc.org ), who will describe how, over ...

Optics meeting tips: Internal fingerprints, no cell left behind, 3-D reality

... range of the electromagnetic spectrum. To deepen basic understanding of optics and advance technology, the third visionary speaker, the University of Rochester's Emil Wolf, will trace optics history from the 1860s to the 21st century to present a new development of which he played a major part: a recentl...

The machinery of forgetting fears

...d is an important step in our ability to translate basic research to the treatment of fear-related disorders," wrote the researchers. "Understanding how learned fears are diminished may be even more valuable. "The fMRI results support animal models suggesting that the amygdala may play an important role in...

Researcher looks at racial identity as part of healthy lifestyle

...American civil rights leaders, he said. The basic premise is that different people are motivated by different things---what works to encourage one person to quit smoking or eat healthier might not resonate at all with another. Resnicow's study uses race as one dimension to understand personal motiva...

Vietnamese doctor to receive human rights award from NY Academy of Sciences

... an amnesty in 1988, he continued to speak out for basic human rights in Vietnam and demanded the government invest in the welfare of the people and reductions in the military. Charged with "activities aimed at overthrowing the People's government," he was rearrested in 1990. During his imprisonment unde...

Mount Sinai nursing leader awarded national fellowship

...areas: to assure that all Americans have access to basic health care at reasonable cost; to improve care and support for people with chronic health conditions; to promote healthy communities and lifestyles; and to reduce the personal, social and economic harm caused by substance abuse. About The Mount Sin...

ASU researchers demonstrate new nanotech effect - moving water molecules by light

...actical ways to nanostructure the surface once the basic principles of surface amplification of switching are understood." The ASU team now is working to design a device that can move drugs dissolved in water, or droplets of water and samples that need to be tested for environmental or biochemical analyse...

Childbirth and disasters discussed in July/Aug issue of Journal of Midwifery & Women's Health

...rnal and newborn mortality by increasing access to basic lifesaving measures within the home and community and by decreasing delays in reaching referral facilities where obstetrical complications, such as postpartum hemorrhage and newborn asphyxia, can be managed. (Citation: Sibley, L. "The American Coll...

AIUM announced education and research grant recipients at the 2004 AIUM Annual Convention

... developed in 1996 and began awarding clinical and basic science ultrasound research grants in 2001. This year's winners are Arthur C. Fleischer, MD Vanderbilt University Medical Center Assessment of Tumor Perfusion With Microbubble-Enhanced Sonography: Correlation to MR and FDG-PET ...

Highlights of Washington University Alzheimer's Research at National Conference

...from July 17-22. "Studies like these ranging from basic science to clinical trials are rapidly improving our understanding of this devastating disease," says John C. Morris, M.D., who is principal investigator of the University's Alzheimer's Disease Research Center (ADRC) and sees patients at Barnes-Jewis...

Physical symptoms of depression may be misdiagnosed

...respond to adequate treatment, by returning to the basic medical tenet of listening to the patient." The findings pointed out that physicians sometimes misattribute ill-defined physical symptoms to causes other than depression. The most effective treatments, regardless of symptoms, were successful because...

New study shows phonics is critical for skilled reading

...neral disconnect between educational practices and basic research, despite the fact that science has started to develop a picture of the biological and behavioral processes that guide how we read, says Mark Seidenberg, UW-Madison psychology professor and co-author of the paper. "Given the role of literacy ...

Researchers induce temporary blindness to learn more about vision

... midbrain known as the superior colliculus handles basic sensory information processing, including eye movements related to vision. As humans evolved, the visual cortex at the back of the brain took over the more complex processing of visual information. The results of the eye-movement portion o...

How brain gives special resonance to emotional memories

...le emotional resonance. The researchers said their basic insights could contribute to understanding of the ...t during the formation of emotional memories. "The basic idea was simple: to find evidence supporting the notion that the brain's emotional region modulates ...

'Safe' levels of lead, cadmium

...w finding suggests that epidemiologists as well as basic scientists "need to think more carefully about this association and do more experiments with cadmium and lead at lower doses to determine what exposures [to the metals] might be problematic in terms of risk for cardiovascular disease." The stud...

Hormone therapy may still offer important health benefits to postmenopausal women

...orm on a daily basis. New information gleaned from basic research in the biology of ovarian hormones, however, indicates that not all estrogens and progestins are alike, nor do they behave identically in different tissues in the body. "As our understanding of the biology of these hormones grows, the more ...

New surgical device for long bone repair reduces X-ray exposure

...ersity of Virginia. Research activities range from basic biomedical research to experimental device development and laboratory demonstrations. Szakelyhidi's design was passed on to Triad Semi-conductor of Winston-Salem, N.C. The company successfully developed a new surgical product with direction from Muel...

Web-based guidelines established for top respiratory killer

..., signs, and medications, plus an understanding of basic lung function for the patient, and how the right treatment can lead to better health. The site was created by a joint committee of the ATS and the ERS. They were developed by a group of clinicians, nurses, respiratory therapists, and health educato...

Research targets biologic profile of obesity

...sity of Maryland School of Medicine. "Finding its basic biological conditions may offer scientists better tools with which to fight this chronic condition." Exaggerated Gastric Accommodation in Patients with Obesity (Abstract 105214*) Overeating is one of the primary causes of obesity. For patients su...

NIH launches study of hematopoietic stem cell transplantation for severe, treatment-resistant lupus

... the body's major organs. The study will include a basic research component to examine the roles of B and T cells, white blood cells in the immune system, in triggering lupus symptoms. In this pilot study, 14 patients from ages 15 to 40 will receive stem cell transplantation therapy, during which their ste...

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