Tag: "grid" at medical news
Approved medical resident hours still resulting in sleepy doctors
...motor coordination. In one test, they were given a grid
with 400 letters and they had to cross out the letters A, N, E and Y in three minutes. In testing reaction times, the residents pushed a button every time they saw a shape appear on the computer screen. "There were no significant changes in these tes...
UN engages banks to light up rural India; Solar loans, energy access transform life for poor
..., unsafe and unhealthy while the electricity power grid
is unreliable. To provide even this little degree... 45% or so of people in India hooked up to a power grid
suffer chronic, daily electricity outages. Others trek long distances to buy a few expensive liters...
Hormone replacement therapy may improve trip down memory lane
...tivation was measured as they were shown a complex grid
of 81 squares, with 40 of them darkened to form a ...e asked to choose the one that matched the initial grid
by pressing one of two buttons on an MRI (magnetic resonance imaging)-compatible response pad. Th...
Gamma Knife offers non-invasive treatment for vascular disorders, tumors in the brain
...c head frame whose coordinates provide a reference grid
to allow doctors to pinpoint the radiation beams to the target area. It's all done by computer. Ms. Coit was able to go home a few hours after the procedure. Four days later, the Texas Tech University business management senior was celebrating her 21...
Just breathe: Ozone forecaster unveiled at University of Houston, available via Web
...air quality problem. Because of the smaller local grid
spacing, the Web site is better than any other state or national forecasting Web site for ozone alerts in this region. With the release of these forecasts on a daily basis, Byun and IMAQS are performing an important service for the Houston and south...
The brain, traffic and nano-circuits -- e-Science takes on major challenges
... major boost from the application of e-Science and grid
computing. The challenges are:- Understanding th...ment for Transport. It will develop e-Science and grid
technologies to enable data from a network of mobile sensors to be gathered and interpreted. The e-...
News Tips from The Journal of Neuroscience
...the other two requirements. The map consisted of a grid
of 36X20 nodes, each representing a movement. The resulting model reflected the real monkey motor cortical map in many aspects. Both included overlapping somatotopy, posterior and anterior strips, and three distinct hand representations. 4. Gamma-Se...
Bold three-stage brain operation for intractable seizures appears promising
...h fibrous tissue covering the brain. The implanted grid
of electrodes, attached to an EEG machine, is used...g seizures. So children are again monitored with a grid
of electrodes over a period of days, and then undergo a third operation to remove any tissue that st...
UK grid helps fight avian flu
...tion with the EGEE project, the AuverGrid regional grid
in Auvergne, and the TWGrid. This work took place in collaboration with the EMBRACE network of excellence and the BioInfoGrid project. The majority of computing is conducted on the WISDOM platform; in addition, a light-weight application framework ca...
Public health tool from the '60s could help mitigate potential flu disaster
...nfluenza pandemic. The original 1960s matrix is a grid
that breaks down a road traffic injury into the various factors that contributed to the injury before, during, and after the event. The researchers have adapted this matrix into a tool to help divide the complex problem of influenza planning into mo...
New crystal structure of Alzheimer's drug predicted
...Price conducted the piracetam analysis on a campus grid
at UCL. The e-materials project is building up a database containing the outputs of polymorphism searches and analysis at the Central Laboratory for the Research Councils (CCLRC). The database and a dataportal will shortly be available on the Natio...
Output of e-Science project helps GSK speed up drug discovery
...s or other visual desktop applications. By using grid
technology, the researcher has access to data, sof...hat incorporate services running elsewhere. Using grid
technologies, data mining workflows can be distributed all over the world," says Professor Guo. "Bef...
Suicide bomber sensors would not reduce casualties
...attacks on random crowds in two urban settings-- a grid
of city blocks and a large, open plaza. The team assessed the probability of detecting a bomber in a timely fashion and calculated the expected numbers of casualties that would result with and without intervention. The researchers found that the s...
'Apollo Program' for hydrogen energy needed, Stanford researcher says
...to ensure energy production even when parts of the grid
havewindless days. The electricity would travel through transmission lines to afilling station--similar to today's gas stations. There, it would enter anelectrolyzer, passing through water and splitting it into oxygen, whichwould be released into the...
Researchers discover 'window on the brain' that could help treat disorders
... imaging data on brain structure and function. The grid
harnesses the collective processing power of 100 computers and makes the translational nature of this new process possible. Electrical Geodesics is a direct spin-off from research done at the Brain Electrophysiology Laboratory in the University of Or...
New grants to Georgetown to help build national cancer biomedical informatics grid
...States and around the globe. "This new interactive grid
has the potential to change everything what we do,...id jeopardizing the publication. But with the new grid
that Georgetown is helping to create, cancer research centers will be linked to each other in real t...