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Worcester Polytechnic Institute to host national forum on locating first responders inside buildings

...ment of those technologies, and WPIs workshop will feature presentations onand demonstrations ofa number of leading technologies for indoors tracking and location, including WPI's (see below). The workshop will also provide an assessment of the state of the field and the prognosis for viable commercial solut...

American Cancer Society to hold third annual Virtual Relay For Life in Second Life

...n sessions and fundraising meetings, and will soon feature a staffed link to the Societys National Cancer Information Center that provides free cancer information 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year. The headquarters also features green space and gardens to showcase user-created art that expre...

Speeding up CT scans with cellphone technology, ultrasound warning signal for breast cancer

...ttended AAPM meetings to date, the conference will feature over 1,100 scientific papers on subjects at the in...fore structural changes are observable, a valuable feature for early screening or for following therapy. Martin Tornai ( martin.tornai@duke.edu ) says that ea...

Stevens Roundtable: Health, Technology & Society, July 11

... and River Streets in Hoboken, N.J. The event will feature a presentation, discussion and Q&A. The public and press are welcome to attend free of charge. Parking will be available nearby. Light refreshments will be served. This roundtable seminar will bring together local patients and domain experts repres...

Poker match pits an vs. machine in world first match

...spective," Schaeffer said. The competition will feature four Texas Hold 'Em matches between Polaris and the two poker playing professionals. In each match Laak and Eslami will play simultaneously against Polaris in separate rooms. At the end of each match, Laak and Eslami will combine their chip totals an...

Researchers call for investigation into links between khat use and psychiatric disorders

...at any future policy developments in the UK should feature health and social care which is culturally and socially appropriate. Dr Axel Klein, lecturer in the Study of Addictive Behaviour, University of Kent, also warns that potential legislators should consider the repercussions of criminalising large secti...

Pfizer Onocology press briefing scheduled during ASCO 2007 Annual Meeting

...ements in cancer research. The one-hour event will feature presentations from leading oncologists on non small-cell lung cancer, renal cell carcinoma, melanoma and thyroid cancer. WHEN: Sunday, June 3, from 6 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. CDT WHERE: Hyatt Regency Chicago 151 E Wacker Drive Room Crystal B...

'How innovation drives our economy' set for June 5 at UD

... Park, 15 Innovation Way, Newark. The event will feature presentations on the Delaware Health Information Network (DHIN), the first statewide health network in the nation, and on UD's life science-focused visualization efforts, including an exciting demonstration of virtual 3-D surgery. Rob Conrad, DHIN'...

New reforms could cut the number of unexplained infant deaths

...nd a positive legacy emerging from tragedy, says a feature in this weeks BMJ. Sally Clark was arrested in 1998 for the murder of her two infant sons. She was imprisoned but won her appeal in 2003. She died in March this year. The consequences of the case, says Jonathan Gornall, have been devastating for...

Nearly half of children in Kenya with common type of severe malaria affected neurologically

... a disease]. Although prostration may be a general feature of severe systemic illness, the occurrence of seizures in 60 percent of patients suggests frequent involvement of the central nervous system."...

Genetic markers in surrounding tissues linked to breast cancer tumor grade, presence of metastases

...nificantly associated with any clinicopathological feature at all (in this case, progesterone receptor), genomic instability within 7 chromosomes in the stroma of primary invasive breast carcinomas were significantly associated with tumor grade (chromosome 11) and the presence of regional lymph node metastas...

Elsevier launches Molecular Oncology

...d discovery-driven translational research. A main feature of the journal will be to provide an international forum for debating cancer issues, and for integrating the input of all the stakeholders. Editor-in-Chief Prof. Julio E. Celis explains: The completion of the human genome project, as well as the cur...

Elsevier announces launch of Brain Stimulation

...man diseases. In addition, the new journal will feature special topic reviews, perspective pieces on new technologies and techniques, and letters. Reflecting the enthusiastic response of the world scientific community, the editorial board consists of key leaders representing the many disciplines involved...

SUMO wrestling in the brain

... to be the basis of learning and memory. A major feature of a healthy brain is that the synapses can modify how efficiently they work, by increasing or decreasing the amount of information transmitted. In disorders such as epilepsy the synapses transmit too much information, resulting in over-excitation in...

Web-based asthma program dramatically improves disease management for low-income black students

...-based clinics, than did at the three that did not feature such services (35 versus 23 percent). The investigators noted that because all schools had existing computer resources, the major cost in program delivery was associated with hiring a referral coordinator. The referral coordinator assessed student ...

Howe School lecture -- Changing the Management of Drug Safety and Pharmacovigilance, May 3

...ent is part of the Evening Lecture series and will feature speaker: Michael Breggar, DPM, director, Life Sciences and Health Care, Deloitte Consulting, LLP. Dr. Breggar is a leader in the Deloitte Consultings Life Sciences R&D Practice. He has almost 30 years of professional experience in life sciences and h...

Annual meeting of the National Academy of Sciences

...mposia organized by and for young scientists, will feature talks on the role of climate in the history of world, the implications of historic regional climate change, and human adaptation to the effects of climate change. Reporters who wish to attend must register in advance with the Office of News and Pub...

Head and neck cancer vaccine targets proteins to create immune response

...er given that the loss of p53 function is a common feature across many cancers. The vaccine is based on three peptides derived from p53 that target killer T cells and helper T cells. Although killer T cells directly destroy tumor cells, they are assisted by helper T cells that secrete small proteins call...

Satellite images aid implementation of agricultural reforms

... same areas with the processed reference landscape feature layer, the removal of these features can be detected. To protect soils against erosion risks and improve soil structure, the GAEC as applied in some countries, states farmers must establish an environmental cover for a buffer width, stipulated by...

Margaret Foti receives AACR Award for Leadership and Extraordinary Achievements in Cancer Research

...e AACR Special Conference series that has grown to feature more than ten special conferences a year in the U.S. and several more around the globe. She led the effort to develop the AACR Annual Meeting into the premier international cancer meeting in the world for the presentation of high-quality basic, tran...

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