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Satellite survey enhances knowledge of Tuscan landslides

...nts, the three SLAM products are designed for easy merging into user databases. The first is a Landslide Motion Survey to detect unknown unstable areas and updating information about the state or distribution of activity. The product has a 20-metre spatial resolution and depicts movements with a precision of...

Hands-on or hands-free, using a cell phone while driving is not safe, researchers find

...more dangerous if they occur during maneuvers like merging to exit a freeway (refer to the paper by Monk, Boehm-Davis, and Trafton). Overall, these results show that hands-free devices are not the solution to the problem of driver distraction. The papers also indicate new directions for enhancing driving sa...

3D neutron-based medical imaging, 4D lung scans, and hitting a moving tumor

...chool ( twu2@partners.org ) and his colleagues are merging two breast-imaging techniques: contrast enhancement and digital breast tomosynthesis. The combined method can also potentially improve the ability to detect breast lesions, as well as distinguish between benign and malignant lesions. An emerging 3D i...

Micro nano breakthrough conference planned for Portland, Oregon

... the Microproducts Breakthrough Institute. "We're merging leaders from all facets of the micro nano fields to explore the possibilities these emerging technologies will bring." Conference-goers will be encouraged to engage in working groups, participate in roundtable discussions, share ideas and ne...

Targeting cell fusion as possible way to repair organs, deliver cancer vaccines

...tive outer lipid membranes. "It's like two bubbles merging into one bigger bubble," explains Dr. Russell. With cancer, the fusion rules change, says Dr. Russell. When cancer cells fuse with each other the "big bubble" formed may grow dramatically -- containing up to 1,000 cancer cells -- and it is nonvia...

Medical experts say cataract and refractive surgeries merging

...ing cataract and refractive surgeons discussed the merging of cataract and refractive surgeries through use of intraocular lenses (IOLs) at the Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the Eye M.D. Association. In his opening remarks, moderator Walter Stark, MD, professor of ophthalmology at ...

New UCLA program to study the possible environmental causes of cancer

..." Rosenstock said. "Through this kind of research, merging environmental factors and molecular genetics, we may be able to find the answers." Art Alper's gift is being augmented with a gift from the Kenneth Jonsson Family Foundation. UCLA's Jonsson Cancer Center Foundation is also augmenting the donation, b...

Trust mergers have negative effect on NHS services

...ril 1999. They examined the main reasons given for merging trusts and using interviews with staff, local heal...d by the merger. One of the main reasons given for merging trusts was to save money. However, against projected savings of 500,000 a year, the researchers esti...

Generic vs. name brand medications

... while those companies that make only generics are merging and consolidating. Kirking, who is professor and chair of the Department of Social and Administrative Sciences in U-M's College of Pharmacy and a research scientist in health management and policy at the U-M School of Public Health, said many people ...

Science, engineering and technology newstips

...aid Mukherjee. The greatest payoff would come from merging the best of each field, rather than focusing on one area, he said. Mukherjee teaches a course in optical networks at UC Davis and has authored a textbook on the subject. He is a past chair of the Department of Computer Science and has acted as consu...

U-M health leaders offer an innovative framework for keeping academic medicine viable

...rs and hospitals around the nation are struggling, merging or even closing, the University of Michigan Health...g the hospital from the rest of the University, or merging with other providers, as other academic medical centers have done in the face of similar challenges,...

Neurotransmission Machinery Visualized For The First Time

...n primitive lifeforms like yeast. In neurons, the merging of these mostly amorphous proteins into a highlyst... treatmentsfor brain disorders. "It's sort of like merging two soap bubbles into one, but hardly that simple,"explained R. Bryan Sutton, an HHMI associate in B...

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