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Bioengineering to prevent iron deficiency?
Using selective plant breeding and genetic engineering
could be used to reduce the incidence of iron defi... foods, and the relatively new approach of genetic engineering
and plant breeding. The authors say: Although dietary modification and diversification is the most s...
'Heroes of Chemistry' honored for medical, energy, environmental breakthroughs
...mpany, Decatur, Ill. He received a B.S. in science engineering
from Northwestern University in 1970. Catherine...ngineer at DuPont. She received a B.S. in chemical engineering
from the University of Colorado in 1976. Charles E. Nakamura, Ph.D., is a biochemist at DuPont. H...
Indiana University Imaging Center receives $6M grant for kidney research
....D., associate professorof electrical and computer engineering
at IUPUI and Edward J. Delp,Ph.D., professor of biomedical engineering
at Purdue University, thecenter will begin offering its services via a televisualization systemso th...
Miniature implanted devices could treat epilepsy, glaucoma
...edlicka, Rickus and Irazoqui. Another biomedical engineering
project to be discussed during the conference involves the development of a sensor to be implanted in the eye to monitor glaucoma by measuring pressure in the eye's interior. "Glaucoma is one of the big two irreversible, but preventable, causes of ...
Electrical implant steadies balance disorder in animals
...laryngology - head and neck surgery and biomedical engineering
at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, this is the first implantable device made with multiple sensors and channels of processing that can measure and encode head rotation in all directions. Each of the three sensors, he notes, can m...
Scientists train nano-'building blocks' to take on new shapes, as reported in Science
...chan, associate professor of materials science and engineering
at the University of Delaware, and Karen Wooley, the James S. McDonnell Distinguished Professor of Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis, led the research effort, which also involved co-authors Honggang Cui, a recent doctoral graduate...
Method shows promise for early detection of pancreatic cancer
...oper of the technology and professor of biomedical engineering
at Northwesterns Robert R. McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science. Backman and Yang Liu, a former graduate student of Backmans, teamed up with physicians at Evanston Northwestern Healthcare (ENH) to test the technique in a pilot study ...
Mapping mountains from space with GOCE
...th is mapped and is also essential in the field of engineering
and construction. Accurate surveying relies on knowledge of the Earth's gravity field, which defines the horizontal. However, as a result of a number of factors, such as the fact that mountains and ocean trenches make the surface of the planet un...
Nottingham center to help UK to meet its carbon targets
...ecommendations in the 2004 international review of engineering
research in the UK, Challenging Engineering aims to encourage young researchers to develop and lead adventurous projects. It seeks to identify and support outstanding researchers at an early stage of their career, to achieve their potential faster ...
From UF and IBM, a blueprint for 'smart' health care
...ngineering, said Sumi Helal, professor of computer engineering
and the projects lead UF researcher. Its really a change of mindset. The idea of using technology to provide medical care at a distance is nothing new. Doctors have relied on telemedicine to communicate with specialists for years. More recently, te...
Speeding up CT scans with cellphone technology, ultrasound warning signal for breast cancer
...ly created a 25-pixel multiplexing CT scanner, but engineering
difficulties lie in front of the ultimate goal, a ...cause they function on incompatible scientific and engineering
principles. ART overcomes the issue by rotating an MRI machine and a linear accelerator together. Th...
'Cars' imaging reveals clues to myelin damage
...nce Research. The paper was authored by biomedical engineering
doctoral student Yan Fu and postdoctoral research associate Haifeng Wang; Terry B. Huff, a graduate teaching assistant in the Department of Chemistry; Riyi Shi, an associate professor of basic medical sciences in Purdue's School of Veterinary Medicin...
Reduced greenhouse gas emissions required to avoid dangerous increases in heat stress
...and associate professor of civil and environmental engineering
at Loyola Marymount University. The study covered the entire Mediterranean area, which includes 21 countries in Europe, Africa and Asia. Major cities covered in the study include: Prague, Zurich, Bucharest, Athens, Istanbul, Tel Aviv, Cairo, Algier...
Aluminum foil lamps outshine incandescent lights
... Gary Eden, a professor of electrical and computer engineering
at the U. of I., and corresponding author of a paper describing the microcavity plasma lamps in the June issue of the Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics. Like conventional fluorescent lights, microcavity plasma lamps are glow-discharges in which a...
New Orleans levee report finished by panel including University of Texas at Austin engineer
...age in New Orleans was released today by an expert engineering
panel of the American Society of Civil Engineers (...ert, the risk expert on the ASCE panel and a civil engineering
professor at The University of Texas at Austin, noted that their risk analysis confirms the vulnerab...
Bringing order to 'what if?'
...iterbi School department of industrial and systems engineering
with a distinguished career stretching back decades in the field of risk assessment. In an interview, Von Winterfeldt illustrated the way that the analysis proceeds by pointing to a specific CREATE study he himself completed, about the dangers pose...
How brain pacemakers erase diseased messages
...ed Alexis Kuncel, a doctoral student in biomedical engineering
at Duke, and Scott Cooper, a neurologist at the Cleveland Clinic, with support from the National Institutes of Health. The FDA approved the use of deep brain stimulation for Parkinson's disease in 1997. The electrical implants are also an approved ...
Scripps Research awarded $17 million for adult stem cell use to treat eye diseases
...hese standards is a task Friedlander calls "a real engineering
challenge." The team will also address the issu...alay, brings decades of experience with cell-based engineering
to the task of developing good laboratory practices. "This program has enabled my group to collabo...
Doctors, engineers develop new wireless system to detect esophageal reflux
...Jung-chih Chiao, associate professor of electrical engineering
at UTA, for two years to develop the wireless system. Engineers had to develop the specialized radio frequency implant, which detects and sends the data, as well as the receiver. The receiver will include a button the patient can push when they begin...
NY-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center doctors present at 2007 AUA Meeting
...nt of prostate cancer Statins and urology Tissue engineering
and urology Erectile dysfunction and lower urinary tract symptoms General urology Bladder health Infertility Kidney health Prostate health Sexual health Pediatric urology Among the NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia experts available to ...
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