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Coast-mapping satellites will follow the tides

...The project is making use of Envisat ASAR imagery, together with SPOT 5 optical imagery for precision mapping. The coastline is defined as the precise shoreline at the time of high water. This being so, the partner hydrographic organisations are supplying tidal data enabling satellite acquisitions to be plan...

National Academies news: Communication Awards winners announced

... The initiative also sponsors conferences to bring together outstanding researchers from many fields to pose new questions and share ideas for cross-disciplinary projects. The award recipients will be honored during the FUTURES INITIATIVE conference on "Designing Nanostructures." Leading scientists, engineer...

Inflammatory marker may be early sign of blood vessel blockages

...eadings, and that doctors and patients should work together to reduce other risk factors. "Among our study volunteers with no heart disease symptoms who were found through TEE to have aortic plaques, a doubling of the hs-CRP nearly doubled the chances that the plaque would be a thicker, more dangerous one," h...

Left and right ears not created equal as newborns process sound, finds UCLA/UA research

...ously," said Sininger. "Do the ear and brain work together or independently in dealing with stimuli? How does one-sided hearing loss affect this process? And finally, how does hearing loss compare to one-sided loss in the right or left ear?"...

Scientists image tooth decay in the 3rd dimension

...ctioned image - many image 'slices,' which are put together to form a whole 3D image. Speaking at Photon 04, the UK's premier conference for photonics and optics, Simon Poland said: "We've successfully produced a 3D image of a region of tooth decay which will allow dentists to study the process of decay, caus...

Taking apart a hurricane: Multi-sensor Envisat sees through Frances

...main underlying energy reservoir powering Frances; together with the correct atmospheric conditions, they need to exceed 26C in order to form and maintain a tropical cyclone. Envisat's Advanced Along Track Scanning Radiometer (AATSR) works like a space-based thermometer, acquiring the temperature of the sea s...

Chemists honor 'Heroes' for biotechnology achievements in health

...S. FDA in October 2002 for use either by itself or together with statins for the treatment of high cholesterol. Wyeth, Pearl River, N.Y., developed Mylotarg , the first drug approved in a new class of therapies called "antibody-targeted chemotherapy," which is used to treat an acute form of leukemia. The a...

Envisat's rainbow vision detects ground moving at pace fingernails grow

...ages of each site. We then combine pairs of images together using a technique called SAR interferometry, or InSAR for short, to show up any change between acquisitions." (For more information see link: How does interferometry work?) To accurately measure the slow build up of strain as tectonic plates move ag...

Will the insured sacrifice to help cover the uninsured? New study suggests yes

...icine, especially if citizens have a chance to get together and talk about how coverage for the uninsured migh...onversations the players had when they had to work together as a group to design a health plan for their community, the researchers saw and heard how players re...

Update on cholesterol guidelines: more-intensive treatment options for higher risk patients

...patients are those who have cardiovascular disease together with either multiple risk factors (especially dia... or more) risk factors for coronary heart disease together with a 10 to 20 percent risk of heart attack within 10 years. For high-risk or moderately high-r...

4 out of 5 eligible patients missing opportunity to benefit from latest HIV breakthrough

...how healthcare professionals and patients can work together to effectively incorporate FUZEON into patients' daily treatment routine. "FUZEON is a revolutionary therapy and for the majority of patients the significant improvements in health far outweigh the burden of the injection. It is alarming that many o...

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

...xist in the two groups' approaches, the teams have together validated the 4D PET approach in phantoms (materials that simulate tissue) and in small-scale patient studies. (Papers MO-E-315-2, Monday, July 26, 4:15 PM, and TU-D-BRB-1, Tuesday, July 27, 1:30 PM.) VI. HOW TO HIT A MOVING TUMOR Oncologists have...

Northwestern Memorial named one of nation's top 12 hospital-affiliated infertility clinics

...ists is known for its outstanding pregnancy rates, together with one of the lowest rates of triplets in the country. Ralph R. Kazer, M.D., chief of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at Northwestern Memorial, was spotlighted as a top doctor associated with Northwestern's renowned program. "Our unit w...

Antioxidant controversy: Scientists seek measurement standards

...plinary group of scientists will now begin working together to set standards on the methodology used to measure antioxidants, he said. Publication of preliminary recommendations from the meeting is tentatively scheduled for September, Finley said. Official standard methods could take two to three years to dev...

New Yorkers' health will be affected by climate change, new study shows

...ystems that are capable of looking at many factors together and assessing local impacts of climate change. Asi...ce temperature and air quality. The study brought together global climate change modelers, regional climate modelers, regional air quality modelers, land use m...

College students mandated to take alcohol interventions: what works

...o try and meet someone 'where they're at' and work together to reduce risks and negative consequences." "In my experience," added co-author Brian Borsari, " the majority of alcohol education programs for mandated students are either group or individual abstinence-based browbeating sessions. The red...

Patient safety gets boost with $10 million grant

... ourselves to our educational missions and pledged together to create the most advanced medical teaching models for the next generation of physicians. This gift from Mt. Sinai Health Care Foundation brings us another step closer to becoming a national model among academic medical centers for the training of ...

World mental health surveys find mental disorders highly prevalent and often untreated

.... Bedirhan stn from the World Health Organization, together with co-authors from The WHO World Mental Health Survey Consortium analyzed data from 60,463 face-to-face household surveys with adults in 14 countries (6 less developed, 8 developed) to estimate the prevalence, severity, and treatment of mental diso...

Remembrance of smells past

...ns: "Our study suggests that, rather than clumping together the sights, sounds and smells of a memory into one bit of the brain, the memory is distributed across different areas and can be re-awakened through just one of our sensory channels. This mechanism would allow human beings more flexibility in retriev...

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

... of the large nail that will hold the broken femur together and uses electronic sensors instead of X-rays to f...d. "This project creates a powerful model to bring together physicians with the valuable research assets at Virginia Tech and those of local industrial partners...

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