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NJIT taps into solar energy to power new campus center

New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) is saving money and energy while also protecting the environment. ...... The university has installed a 50-kilowatt solar-powered system on the roof of its new campus center. An array of 160 solar panels carpets the roof, converting sunlight into electrical currents. ...... The panels provide power for the campus center and save the university $40,000 a...

NJIT chemistry professor edits text outlining best laboratory practices

The importance of meticulous measurements are essential to good science. But ensuring that correct methods are used is another story as well as the topic of a text edited by Somenath Mitra, PhD, professor of chemistry, at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT). ... ... Sample Preparation Techniques in Analytical Chemistry (2003,Wiley) focuses on teaching and reinforcing necessary pretreatme...

Senators Lautenberg and Corzine secure $1 million to accelerate smart gun development at NJIT

Senator Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) and Senator Jon S. Corzine (D-NJ), will announce tomorrow that they have secured $1 million in federal appropriations funding for 2005 to accelerate the development of a safer and more secure personalized handgun at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT). The senators secured similar funding last year for 2004.... ...The senators' announcement will take pl...

Encryption, data hiding and watermarking: Subject of new book by NJIT expert

Terrorists might use it to mask their messages: it's called data hiding - the subject of a new book by Ali Akansu, PhD, professor of electrical and computer engineering at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT). ... ...Akansu's book, Data Hiding Fundamentals and Applications: Content Security in Digital Multimedia, (Elsevier-Academic Press 2004), develops a theoretical framework for data hi...

Technologies companies at NJIT receive $500,000 in funding from state

Two young innovative technology companies--a software developer and an electronics designer who creates cameras for medical devises have received a total of $500,000 in funding from the New Jersey Economic Development Authority. The companies are based in the small business incubator program at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT). ...Cyber-Extruder, a young software development compa...

NJIT business incubator helps start-up companies move out of the lab and into the marketplace

Since 1988, The EDC has been helping inventors move innovative products out of the lab and into the marketplace. A high-tech business incubator housed in a trio of Newark buildings, the EDC provides office and lab space, financial help, business and technical services, and the shared expertise of the center's managers. ... ...The EDC is open to for-profit New Jersey enterprises, operating fewer t...
(Date:4/23/2014)... of endogenous neural precursor cells cannot alone compensate ... the perspective of neural plasticity, Dr. Yun Xiang ... observed the effects of functional electrical stimulation treatment ... of basic fibroblast growth factor and epidermal growth ... side. The researchers found that functional electrical stimulation ...
(Date:4/22/2014)... (Chicago) A recently FDA-approved device has been shown ... as much as 50 percent. When coupled with an ... Rush, the device facilitated the complete elimination of seizures ... in the decade-long clinical trials. , That,s good news ... in the U.S. living with epilepsy whose seizures can,t ...
(Date:4/22/2014)... all lung cancers are small cell lung cancers ... to chemotherapy. However, researchers at Virginia Commonwealth University ... the mechanisms leading to this resistance that may ... primarily by mediating B-cell lymphoma 2 (Bcl-2) family ... Depending on their function, this family of proteins ...
(Date:4/22/2014)... Hopkins scientists have found a way to block abnormal ... of atherosclerosis, the main cause of heart attacks and ... The condition develops when fat builds inside blood vessels ... greatly reducing their ability to feed oxygen-rich blood to ... series of experiments, described April 7 in the journal ...
(Date:4/22/2014)... massive health care spending, a new RAND study concludes ... incentivize pharmaceutical companies and device makers to develop products ... medical technologies and their use, a new study suggests ... medical devices get created in the first place. The ... as little loss of health as possible and to ...
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