Tag: "spatial" at medical news
Satellite survey enhances knowledge of Tuscan landslides
...stribution of activity. The product has a 20-metre spatial
resolution and depicts movements with a precision ...than the Landslide Motion Survey, it has a maximum spatial
resolution of five metres and measures ground movement on a scale of millimetres in order to evaluat...
Infant vernier acuity is comparable to that of adults
...g nearly collinear stripes with varying amounts of spatial
phase displacement between them and measuring an i...e conditions, infant vernier acuity (in degrees of spatial
phase displacement) was almost as good as that of adults. Furthermore, the relation between "benchm...
Envisat enables first global check of regional methane emissions
...tively well known," Frankenberg adds. "However the spatial
distribution of the emissions, the variations over...elected for flight - provide the high temporal and spatial
sampling required for a truly representative picture of tropospheric scales and processes....
Physicists find patterns within seemingly random events of physiological systems
...icroscopic level, focusing on describing the basic spatial
configurations of polymer molecules so as to better predict the macroscopic behavior of polymers. Interdisciplinary science research at the Center includes studies of cardiac dynamics, the statistical mechanisms of Alzheimer's disease, and simulatio...
Nonhuman primate males more susceptible to age-related cognitive decline than females
.... By observing that older male nonhuman primates' spatial
memory, which is responsible for recording environ...luence age-related cognitive decline. "Given that spatial
memory is sensitive to sex differences in humans and in nonhuman primates, we decided to focus our s...
Views from space help oil prospectors see deep underground
...rvey area. "The modern vibroseis technique has spatial
resolution sufficient not just to identify oil and gas reservoirs, but also to show internal details such as their fracture geometry," Laake adds. "This is vital, because our customers do not make money for the amount of hydrocarbons theoretically in...
Thinking of prepositions turns brain 'on' in different ways
...euroscience study to investigate brain regions for spatial
and temporal relations - those involving time - us...in language. "I was interested in whether these spatial
or temporal prepositions can be dissociated in individuals with brain damage. One might think that i...
Get ready for next generation surround sound
...on will be used to quickly compute an individual's spatial
filters." Spatial filters encapsulate how an indiv...ound is coming from. Tew's booth would record the spatial
filter measurements on to a smart card, readable by next-generation sound systems. The result sound...
Rebuilding wounded veterans: Annual review of limb loss & prosthetics research
... Greissinger Plus foot significantly improved both spatial
and temporal parameters, and provided increased interlimb symmetry for the range of motion in the hip and ankle, and for the stance phase period. Pg. 591 Individuals who use gel liner socket with prosthesis more physically active Investigators com...
Entrepreneurism Center at UC San Diego funds commercialization of lung, shock, other devices
...rference, and easy sensor multiplexing for greater spatial
profile resolution. Todd now wants to go several steps further. The Center funds will allow him to investigate design improvements for field ruggedness; to initiate an integrated hardware/software design and a user-friendly interface; and to demonstr...
Most alcohol-related plane crashes occur at night and in worsening weather conditions
... as interpreting flight instruments or coping with spatial
disorientation," said lead study author and medical epidemiologist Guohua Li, M.D., Dr.P.H., professor of emergency medicine at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and professor of health policy and management at the Bloomberg School of P...
Early learning leaves lasting changes in brain, Stanford owl study shows
...tood region of an owl's brain. This area creates a spatial
map out of the sounds an owl hears, such as the squeaking of a mouse or some rustling in the leaves. The owl then uses that map to know precisely where to hunt for dinner. In his work, Knudsen and graduate student Brie Linkenhoker put glasses on the ...
Research by scientists affiliated with the Earth Institute at Columbia University
...leagues present recent efforts to integrate global spatial
datasets and survey microdata to investigate world...le in South Asia are affected by this problem. The spatial
variation of arsenic in the Bangladesh study area has been fairly well understood (it varies even wi...
Alcoholics can have deficits in visuoperception and frontal executive function despite sobriety
...ts may be unable to accurately assess distance and spatial
relations between objects, which could lead, for example, to driving problems." "Because Western society is largely verbal as opposed to visual-spatial, much emphasis is placed on verbal processes," added Sara Jo Nixon, professor and director of the ...
New insights into muscle adaptation to exercise
...udy, however, are providing important temporal and spatial
clues to the adaptability process. "Our data suggests that angiogenesis is one of the key early steps in skeletal muscle adaptation and may be an essential step in the adaptability process," Waters continued. "This understanding could be crucial for ...
Cancer researchers seek to predict tumor growth
...ndividual dynamical processes interact at multiple spatial
and temporal scales, this provides a unique and challenging opportunity for the application of systems and control methodologies," says Kenneth A. Loparo, Ph.D., a co-principal investigator of the study and a professor in electrical engineering and c...
New insights into hormone therapy highlight when estrogen best aids brain
...ice underwent a variety of cognitive tests. In the spatial
water-escape radial arm maze test, mice had to swi... Mice were tested every day for two weeks for both spatial
reference memory (long-term memory for information that did not change during the test session) and ...
Mothers have brains primed for care
...mmodate these new behaviors might include enhanced spatial
ability to better navigate the environment and reduced fear and anxiety responses to leaving offspring or confronting predators and prey in their environment, Kinsley says. Kinsley and his colleagues examined predatory behaviors in age-matched femal...
Estrogen or stimulating environment boost memory
...ntrol substance and were tested in tasks measuring spatial
memory and memory for objects. "Animals raised in standard conditions showed significant spatial
and object memory improvement when treated with a high dose of estrogen, whereas memory in animals i...
New system translates improved diagnostic information to target radiation at tumors
...ing together." The new system translates the spatial
information about tumor concentrations measured i...ee and Zaider are developing can account for those spatial
changes over time, tailoring radiation to provide effective dosages to cancer cells even when the tu...
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