Tag: "film" at medical news
Using MRI for diagnosis could help prevent breast cancer progression
...nclude: Our study suggests that the sensitivity of film
screen or digital mammography for diagnosing DCIS is limitedMRI could help improve the ability to diagnose DCIS, especially DCIS with high nuclear grade. In the accompanying Comment, Dr Carla Boetes and Dr Ritse Mann, Radboud University Nijmegen Me...
Heading to Siberia: UH signs agreement with Russian Academy of Sciences
...involved in a project that extends the unique thin film
science and technology developments of the Wake Sh...onal Space Station with a plan to develop new thin film
materials in the vacuum of space. Heading up this present effort are Alex Ignatiev, professor of ph...
Aluminum foil lamps outshine incandescent lights
...he windows inner surface is coated with a phosphor film
10 microns thick, bringing the overall thickness of the lamp structure to 800 microns. Flat panels with radiating areas of more than 200 square centimeters have been fabricated, Park said. Depending upon the type of gas and phosphor used, uniform emi...
Ground breaking research to end in tears
...he break-up rate of tears. "Proteins on the tear film
interact and behave very differently. Theylower the surface tension and make tears more stable," he says. Previously it was believed lipids - released from small holes inside theeyelids - formed an oily barrier, which protected the tears fromevapo...
Students devise oral quick-dissolve strips for rotavirus vaccine
...r course, the seven-student team fabricated a thin film
that should melt quickly in a babys mouth, prompti...ccine, the Johns Hopkins students developed a thin film
delivery system that would be easy to store and transport and would not require refrigeration. Altho...
US movies expose youth to billions of smoking images
...Hollywood studios, comprise over 80% of the German film
market, and 80 to 90% of these movies contain smoking. The school-based, cross sectional study of 5586 German adolescents assessed exposure to 398 internationally distributed popular movies, 98% of which were produced and distributed by U.S. studios....
Water flows like molasses on the nanoscale
...water. The water was confined in a nanoscale thin film
on top of a solid surface. "Since water usually...out horizontally. "In effect, the confined water film
behaves effectively like a solid in the vertical direction by forming layers parallel to the confini...
Holographic images use shimmer to show cellular response to anticancer drug
...l technique used special semiconductor holographic film
developed by the team as opposed to a CCD chip. ...here we could make the transition from holographic film
to the CCD." Light waves have peaks and valleys that offer information about depth undetected by t...
Picture this: FSU professor's research could lead to vastly improved medical imaging
.... But if a CD instead was coated with Fe8, the Fe8 film
would be only about a nanometer one-billionth of a meter deep. This could increase our ability to store data in smaller and smaller spaces." It also could lead to significant breakthroughs in the area of quantum computing, which has the potential t...
Asia-European collaboration addresses water management in Indonesia
...re during the dry season. In East Kalimantan, the film
footage focuses on the impacts that destruction of the coastal mangrove forests has on local livelihoods, through changes in coastal fish stocks. "The films will be supported by additional teaching materials which address strategies for sustainab...
ESA's first Swedish astronaut to fly to the ISS
...tockholm' will host exhibits, lectures, workshops, film
shows and many other activities geared to promoting space activities and applications. As part of this, a local live event for the general public and media representatives is being arranged for the launch itself....
New breast CT scanner rivals mammography
... the breast to show up on a conventional mammogram film
is one reason why technologists must pull and flat...sistently. Much of the research focuses on digital film
or on better follow-up testing once a conventional mammogram raises questions. The biggest challenge...
Edible food wrap kills deadly E. coli bacteria
...owed by cinnamon oil. By contrast, the apple-puree film
alone did not kill the E. coli bacteria, the scien... However, an advantage of the apple antibacterial film
is that it is composed of sticky sugars and lipids, which allow the coating to adhere to fruits and ...
Neural networking nanotubes
...rchers built up layers of their SWNTs to produce a film
that is electrically conducting even at a thicknes...voltage could then be applied, lateral to the SWNT film
layer, and a so-called whole cell patch clamp used to measure any electrical effect on the nerve cel...
NOVA documentary honors pioneering African American chemist Percy Julian
... achievements of this 20th century scientist." The film
is part of NOVA's Lives in Science series. Percy Lavon Julian was born in Montgomery, Ala., on April 11, 1899. The son of a railway clerk and the grandson of slaves, his early schooling was spotty in the segregated South of the early 20th century. ...
Polymers show promise for lab-on-a-chip technology
...ands, have shown that LCP, when formed into a thin film
on a glass backing, can be fabricated and patterned on a microscale. The research was published recently in the Journal of Material Chemistry. "Based on our research of liquid crystalline polymers, we anticipate the emergence of exciting new techniq...
Rare, historic medical cartoons to be featured in film series
Washington - From the silent film
era to the present, physicians, health professiona...dical cartoons from the 1920s to the 1960s. The film
series will present a variety of medical themes and genres, including dental hygiene, physical fitne...
Virtual realities against pain
...traditional distraction methods such as watching a film
or playing a simple computer game. The ADTs simulate real-life situations, and the possibilities are infinite. For example, until now users could choose between taking a flight, driving, downhill skiing, exploring buildings and many more activities...
Physiological markers for cutting, other self-harming behaviors by teenage girls found
...s showed both groups of adolescents a three-minute film
clip from the movie "The Champ" depicting a boy wi...his dying father. Previous studies have shown the film
can induce sadness. A number of different psychophysiological measures were collected from each of ...
Coffee makes us more likely to say 'yes'
...s or a political speech on the radio/TV, reading a film
review or in a business meeting to discuss work-related issues."...
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