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Swing or take on 3-0?

...Clemens increase the Yankees' chance of winning in games he pitches" Joel Sokol, School of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology will show how business concepts like supply chain and portfolio management can help general managers in a lecture, "Supply Chains, Investment Portf...

Commercializing university research -- Hopping robots, liquid shoes, electricity from heat

...on is a technology that uses interactive Web-based games to create a database of high-quality, consistent song annotations (pairs of songs and descriptive words). The annotated database is used to drive both a "musical search engine" and a "musical recommendation system." This technology provides a valuabl...

SNM's 54th Annual Meeting speakers address state of molecular imaging/nuclear medicine technologies

...ank McGuire, the first coach in history to win 100 games at three different colleges. He has flown more than 3,000 hours in jet fighters while on active duty with the Marine Corps and as a reservist with the South Carolina Air National Guard. He has developed and conducted more than 2,500 programs to nearl...

Sunny days pose risk of 'flicker illness' for a few airlifted patients

...leptic seizures caused by flashing lights of video games and television. Erba says that he also encounters patients affected by a similar flickering effect caused by sunlight filtering through a row of trees as the patients are riding in cars. "Photosensitive patients may twitch, then jerk, and finally, ...

Surgeons with video game skill appear to perform better in simulated surgery skills course

...August, 2002, the surgeons also played three video games for 25 minutes while the researchers assessed thei...ideo game playing. "Surgeons who had played video games in the past for more than three hours per week made 37 percent fewer errors [in the Top Gun course],...

Virtual activities: Virtuous or perilous?

...tion, will argue that massively multiplayer online games (MMOGs), such as World of Warcraft, provide a fundamentally different type of learning than available through traditional education. A longtime MMOG player and scholar, as well as editor of the journal Games and Culture, Thomas believes MMOGs allow p...

Mayo Clinic shows adding activity to video games fights obesity

ROCHESTER, Minn. -- If playing video games makes kids less active -- and contributes to obesity -- why not create more video games that require activity? That's the question prompted by a Mayo Clinic research study published in the...

Can the Stanley Cup playoffs harm your hearing?

...ine and Dentistry measured the noise levels during games three, four and six during the Stanley Cup finals ...he Carolina Hurricanes last year. Liu attended the games and wore a noise dosimeter near his ear every second of the entire game. No matter where he went in ...

Scientists use pixels to ease amputees' pain

...eir use in the entertainment industry, in computer games and special effects in films. "It's very satisfying being able apply the same technology to something that may have a real positive impact on someone's health and well being." Project leader, Dr Craig Murray of the School of Psychological Science...

Mets have 60 percent chance of winning league championship series, says Bukiet at NJIT

... to determine whether it is worthwhile to wager on games during the baseball season. His picks posted on his website update daily the chances of each team winning the Division Series, the Championship Series and the World Series. Such postings have led to positive results for five of the past six years....

New studies in the journal Sleep focus on helping children, women sleep better

...d at bedtime. Don't let the TV, computer or video games take your place. Keep your children from TV programs, movies, and video games that are not right for their age. Do not let your child fall asleep while being held, rocked, fed a...

Study looks for genetic predictors of hypertension

...th day to rest for an hour, play competitive video games and rest again. Blood pressure and sodium excretion will be measured before games are played, immediately afterward, then two hours later. The five genes alphaENaC, betaENaC, gamma ...

Mature-rated video games often include content not specified on warning labels

Over 80 percent of mature-rated video games portrayed acts involving violence, blood, sex, pro...o background information in the article. Although games rated M (for "mature") are intended for ages 17 years and older, the Federal Trade Commission report...

M-rated video games contain unlabeled violence, sexual themes, substances, and profanity

...SPH), 81% of a random sample of Mature-rated video games included content that was not noted on the game bo...ntitative study to characterize content in M-rated games related to violence, blood, sexual themes, substances, profanity, and gambling observed in game play...

Children's viewing time may increase requests for advertised products

...e watching television and movies and playing video games may be more likely to ask their parents for toys, ...tching movies or videos on a VCR and playing video games during one or two days of the previous week. They also reported whether, in the past week, they had...

Watch not, want not? Packard/Stanford study links kids' TV time and consumerism

...mainder of the time was mostly spent playing video games online or on home video game machines, both of whi...stand that ads, which are now cropping up in video games and movies, online and even in cell phones, are intended to sell them things. Marketers need to be p...

Study highlighted at ACC better identifies patients at risk for sudden cardiac death

...wide each year as young people die during football games and track meets, or just as tragically, in their sleep," said Ilan Goldenberg, M.D., Research Assistant Professor of Cardiology in the Department of Medicine at the University of Rochester Medical Center and first author of the JACC paper. "The condi...

Florida Tech funding increases for Alzheimer's care technology

...for text messaging, e-mail and for playing virtual games with other caregivers and family members. Family, friends and other caregivers have an opportunity to stay virtually connected through a Web interface.In both projects, ICT could bridge the time and space barriers, which often separate loved ones. Th...

Headache, sleep problems connected in children

...d be sedating and relaxing," she says. "TVs, video games -- things that are exciting and get the child interested, motivated and activated -- should not be in the bedroom. Also, it's important for children to have a routine for calming down and preparing for sleep the last hour they plan to be awake. They ...

Technology for successful aging shown at White House conference

...eveloped with HomeFree Inc.; and adaptive computer games that monitor cognitive performance and potentially improves seniors' cognitive skills, as part of a Spry Learning Co. Inc. exhibit. "We have explored several approaches to cognitive monitoring that take advantage of our ability to collect frequent d...

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(Date:7/25/2014)... molecular testing panel developed at UPMC greatly increases ... for patients with thyroid nodules and cancer, report ... (UPCI), partner with UPMC CancerCenter., The test, available ... diagnostic testing agencies, improved the chances of patients ... according to the study published this month in ...
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