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Tumor detection, data encryption to benefit from UH research

...cs applications include next generation lasers and lighting devices, quantum cryptography, information storage and chemical sensors. On the medical side, this research may one day aid doctors in detecting and surgically removing cancerous cells in the body. "Among many other applications, quantum dots can...

Nation's leading researchers, scientists reveal findings at occupational therapy conference

...enters will discuss "illuminating" new research on lighting in the home. Addressing the Fear and Realities of Falling A person's daily activities can become limited by fall-related injuries or even by fear of falling. Occupational therapy can address the fears, the environment, and the abilities of an indiv...

Lighting of the future among topics at BGSU Emerging Technology Forum

...OWLING GREEN, O.--The potential next generation of lighting will be among the subjects discussed by representa...LED technology may eventually replace conventional lighting devices, said Dr. Ina Manea, director of development for the Wright Photoscience Laboratory at BGSU....

Design of neonatal intensive care units critical to infant health

...ariation in the form of window views and differing lighting levels can energize routine activities, and techno... reinforce natural daily light variations, and the lighting level should be controlled in a way that allows for gradual changes in the level. Light levels shoul...

4D proton therapy, radiation-resistant tumors, interpreting medical images

..., July 26. Topics will include 4D proton therapy, lighting up radiation-resistant cancer regions, first clinical trials of a mammography alternative, and image-guided radiation therapy (IGRT), in which onboard imaging equipment guides radiation more precisely than previously possible during a cancer therapy ...

'Save sight with more light': NASA helps develop new bulb

...flective insert on lamp shades to creating optimum lighting with a single light bulb. Pasternak also teamed wi...r, the world's largest university-based center for lighting education and research. The center believes light fixtures close to task areas and bulbs with high l...

Detecting Alzheimer's in the eye, lifting fingerprints without touching the surface

...lyexploited the entire scope or "dynamic range" of lighting thatexists in real life, from the first light at d...igh Dynamic Range" imaging technique to capturethe lighting conditions within a scene. Using the measurements ofthese real-world illuminations, he then applies...

Artificial light at night stimulates breast cancer growth in laboratory mice

...ate impact on the production and use of artificial lighting in this country," said Blask. "This might include lighting with a wavelength and intensity that does not disrupt melatonin levels and internal timekeeping." "D...

Not so different after all: Mysterious eye cells adapt to light

...photoreceptor adjusts its sensitivity in different lighting conditions, according to scientists at Brown Unive...ow, we didn't know if these cells were adaptive to lighting conditions," said Kwoon Wong, a postdoctoral research fellow in the Berson lab and the lead author o...

Smoking while pregnant causes finger, toe deformities

...tudy will show expectant mothers another danger of lighting up."...

Emory study lights up the political brain

...t we saw instead was a network of emotion circuits lighting up, including circuits hypothesized to be involved in regulating emotion, and circuits known to be involved in resolving conflicts." Westen and his colleagues will present their findings at the Annual Conference of the Society for Personality and Soc...

You will remember this

...t tool to show not just what bits of the brain are lighting up but also what triggers it to light up and when. In this test, the important thing was to find out whether brain activity before an event has an impact on memory or whether, as was previously thought, it's just brain activity after an event that i...

An affordable future for eye tracking in sight

...ome ideas. Software that could control heating and lighting through eye-tracking technology and a PC is one possible application. "We currently have a specialist group within the project looking at environmental controls," says Rih. He adds that they are also examining the potential for controlling a wheelcha...

There's more than meets the eye to catching a fly ball in the outfield

...y." Fielders playing under high-quality artificial lighting at night have an easier time catching fly balls than those playing on a sunny day, since there are fewer, if any, shadows, and less glare. "The worst time of day, as any ball player will tell you, is twilight," Fuld says. For batters, the four-seam f...

Researchers discover link between expectancy, visual cues and the desire to smoke

... smoking cues through videotaped footage of people lighting cigarettes, smoking while socializing or blowing smoke rings. In the group who expected to smoke immediately after the test, areas of the brain implicated in arousal, attention, and cognitive control were activated. In the subjects who could only smo...

Does IQ drop with age or does something else impact intelligence?

...d view the test. The lab situation controlled for lighting and other environmental factors that might skew the test results. Similarities in performance were found in the normal college students in both experiments and between the college students taking the test with simulated perception deficits and the ol...

New study finds that Ramelteon shows potential for circadian phase shifting

... six days in a sleep laboratory under constant dim lighting and went to bed five hours earlier than their habitual bedtime. Study drug was given 30 minutes before lights out. Eight hours after lights out, patients were awakened, and melatonin levels were measured every 60 minutes for 10 hours. Melatonin is...

Womens skin tone influences perception of beauty, health, age, sociobiologists find

...lution digital images, taken under cross-polarized lighting conditions, obtained from 169 female subjects aged 10-70 years. These women were imaged from three angles: frontal, left and right profile. Their potential age-defining features such as facial furrows, folds, lines and wrinkles at the mouth, nose and...

Drivers on cell phones are as bad as drunks

...hers cite talking to passengers, eating, drinking, lighting cigarettes, applying makeup and listening to the radio as the "old standards" of driver distraction. "However, over the last decade many new electronic devices have been developed, and they are making their way into the vehicle," the researchers wri...

Unique laboratory could make pavements more user-friendly

...our and texture, gradients, steps and obstacles. A lighting system that can mimic different daytime/night-time... subject to noises from different sources, strange lighting effects caused by shadows and arches, moving people and machines, changing floor surfaces and levels...

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