Tag: "interface" at medical news
New analytical techniques developed to quantify composition of fake anti-malarials
...esearch, Fernandez and his students are working to interface
DART with other instruments to help understand the... to use in a field setting. So researchers plan to interface
DART with a similar instrument called an ion mobility spectrometer (IMS), which is used in airports ...
Sandia work launched on space shuttle shows live cells influence growth of nanostructures
...i-layered cell membrane that not only serves as an interface
between the cell and the surrounding silica nanost... the remarkable coherency of the cell-lipid-silica interface
and the ability of the lipid-silica nanostructure to serve as a reservoir for water, no cracking or ...
SWAN system to help blind and firefighters navigate environment
...lker's expertise in human computer interaction and interface
design includes developing auditory displays that indicate data through sonification or sound. "By using a modular approach in building a system useful for the visually impaired, we can easily add new sensing technologies, while also making it fle...
Nanowire arrays can detect signals along individual neurons
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- Opening a whole new interface
between nanotechnology and neuroscience, scientists at Harvard University have used slender silicon nanowires to detect, stimulate, and inhibit nerve signals along the axons and dendrites of live mammalian neurons. Harvard chemist Charles M. Lieber...
Can Immunology Help Win the War on Cancer?
...ller University Hospital. Dr. Steinman studies the interface
of the immune system with several disease states, including research aimed at developing vaccines and immune-based therapies for tumors, infections and autoimmune diseases. Steven A. Rosenberg, M.D., Ph.D., is Chief of Surgery at the National Cance...
Mathematical tools for predicting facial surgery results
...ion. One must also formulate ways torepresent the interface
between tissue and bone, as well as theirinteractions. Generally such PDEs cannot be solved exactly in closedform, so mathematics enters the picture once again to providenumerical techniques for producing approximate solutions. With the "virtual pa...
Neural networking nanotubes
...w technology offers the possibility of building an interface
between biology and electronics. Kotov and colleagues at Oklahoma State University and the University of Texas Medical Branch have explored the properties of single-walled nanotubes (SWNTs) with a view to developing these materials as biologically...
10 outstanding scientists chosen as First Environmental Health Science Fellows
...llow the Fellows to gain experience working at the interface
between science and journalism. This innovative training program is the first of its kind and is meant to address the large gap that exists between current frontiers of environmental health science and public understanding of the discipline. Uniqu...
Surgeons with video game skill appear to perform better in simulated surgery skills course
...at include video games may help thin the technical interface
between surgeons and screen-mediated applications, such as laparoscopic surgery," the authors conclude. "Video games may be a practical teaching tool to help train surgeons."...
Sign language at your fingertips, anytime, anywhere
... "Father Christmas", "potty" and "naughty". The interface
is extremely simple and is especially designed for...Centre, explained: "The need was for a very simple interface
to allow easy access and to compress the video files so they would play well on mobile displays and ...
Sheffield scientists light up bacteria
...be achieved at the life sciences/physical sciences interface
and we hope the project will deliver technology of real importance."...
Africa's doctors' access assessed
...ers also reported HINARI password distribution and interface
difficulties. PubMed's accessibility without a password was popular: the other password-based services often failed to deliver the full article text, or in some cases librarians' overzealous password control thwarted or delayed doctors' access. Mos...
Nanomedicine opens the way for nerve cell regeneration
...ide a possible method for bypassing the inhibitory interface
and the tissue beyond a CNS related injury. Using optic nerve and spinal cord tissues as in vivo models and dissociated retinal ganglion neurons as an in vitro model, De Silva and his colleagues are currently investigating how these magnetic nanopart...
Nottingham center to help UK to meet its carbon targets
... manner. The Centre will work on research at the interface
of science and engineering, industry and international cooperation in order to accelerate technological innovation in the field and lead to a wider deployment of carbon capture and storage. The Centre will also have a strong programme of knowledge tr...
Nationwide data highlight encouraging trends, 'staggering' costs of ESRD
...n that, in many patients, progresses to ESRD. "The interface
between CKD and ESRD, which is very poorly understood, remains an unmet public health challenge," the authors write. Dr. Foley concludes, "If one accepts that healthcare resources are finite, prevention of ESRD has the potential to enhance the lives ...