Tag: "space" at medical news
It's time to look at health risks in a new light, authors say
...patterned after a seating chart for a theater with space
for 1,000 people. The authors darken the seats that represent the number of people who are likely to benefit from a screening test or a medication or who may be at increased risk from exposure to an environmental contaminant. These theater charts...
Mapping mountains from space with GOCE
...an accurate map of the gravity field acquired from space
will contribute significantly to geodesy and surveying. "Measuring our planet's peaks using a standardised reference will help us better understand the Earth. GOCE will result in an improved accuracy of the geoid and will facilitate the establishme...
Nottingham center to help UK to meet its carbon targets
...t of its weight and it would take 1,500 times more space
to store the same amount in gas form. Compared to other proposed processes for carbon storage, such as burying carbon under the sea, once the CO2 is locked inside the rock by the CICCS process, it is contained for good and cannot go back to its pre...
Floods and fires across Europe captured from space
...ing the extreme weather conditions hitting Europe, space
sensors aboard ESAs Envisat satellite have detecte...nd mitigation. In October 2000, ESA and the French space
agency (CNES) initiated the International Charter on 'Space and Major Disasters', a joint initiative...
American Cancer Society to hold third annual Virtual Relay For Life in Second Life
... days a year. The headquarters also features green space
and gardens to showcase user-created art that expr...the community will find untold uses for our office space
in terms of education, advocacy, fundraising and community support, said Moss. ...
ESA's Earth Explorer gravity satellite on show
...n Turin, Italy, before being shipped to ESTEC the space
agencys research and technology centre in the Netherlands for final testing. The Gravity field and steady-state Ocean Circulation Explorer(GOCE), the first core Earth Explorer mission to be developed as part of ESA's Living Planet Programme, will ...
European Space Agency's Envisat captures breath of volcano
...ired from as near as possible to the same point in space
at different times, to create digital elevation mo.... Combined radar and optical data acquired from space
are also very useful when an eruption begins. The synoptic view taken from optical and radar instrum...
Weill Cornell Medical College announces gifts totaling $400M
...nd scientists the cutting-edge tools and increased space
for accelerated innovation and biomedical discovery. Labs will be designed in an open-floor layout, fostering communication and collaboration among scientists and creating synergies for translational research. As the first new research facility bui...
ESA satellite guides polar explorers across disintegrating sea ice
...ainland. In the future, event better tools from space
to monitor ice conditions are expected through the ESA GMES (Global Monitoring for Environment and Security) programme and the Sentinel satellites. All of the Sentinel satellites have been designed to meet the requirements of operational users. The S...
Heading to Siberia: UH signs agreement with Russian Academy of Sciences
...rests in medical research, the energy industry and space
exploration, the University of Houston recently signed an agreement with two prestigious Russian institutions the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences and Novosibirsk State University. As part of a visit to the United States that i...
USC and Childrens Hospital Los Angeles both receive grants for stem cell facilities
...M). These grants will fund dedicated laboratory space
and equipment for multiple researchers and institu...air handling, four shared equipment rooms, storage space
and an office space. Physicians and researchers at Childrens Hospital Los Angeles hold joint appo...
New biodegradable magnesium stents for coronary arteries
...have been absorbed into the vessel walls, with the space
left behind "filled in." The magnesium is eventually replaced by calcium and phosphorous through the body's natural processes. However the trial also showed that angiographic restenosis (re-blocking of the artery) occurred in 47.5% of patients who...
Huge waves from 1 storm slam coasts some 6000 km apart
...initiative of the European Commission and ESA, the space
agency has undertaken the development of Sentinel-1, a European polar-orbiting satellite system for the continuation of SAR operational applications. The Sentinel-1 SAR instrument will also have a dedicated enhanced Wave Mode capability to double ...
Predicting the quality of life for older adults
...ant factors include residing in a desirable living space
and physical surroundings, and physical environments with few barriers to activity. "Replication studies are rarely undertaken to further validate models of quality of life, yet the results are so important," said Dr. Gail Low, University of Albert...
Steps needed to reduce smoking in the US
...display warnings and give a proportional amount of space
to cessation aids. Prohibiting tobacco companies from targeting youth for any purpose and urging them to redirect money they now spend on prevention to independent public health organizations. Developing a plan for gradually reducing the allowable...
Chinese space agency joins the International Charter 'Space and Major Disasters'
...Disasters has demonstrated its commitment to using space
assets when it is most needed, such as when disast...governments and industry in the area of commercial space
imaging that benefits people worldwide. GeoEye and DigitalGlobe own and operate Earth-imaging sat...
International cooperation boosts EarthCARE
... corresponding short- and long-wave radiation into space
will be measured using a broadband radiometer with three viewing directions (nadir, forward and backward), in order to link the observed three-dimensional cloud and aerosol structures to the actual radiances and radiative fluxes. EarthCARE will not...
Fatalistic beliefs about cancer cause many to ignore cancer prevention advice
... "Cancer is a difficult thing to talk about in the space
of a single news story," Niederdeppe said. "Science values repetition, while the media values novelty. Those two concepts naturally butt heads, which can confuse people." If conflicting news accounts of cancer prevention science are the cause of co...
Bali bomb lessons helped shape Australia's mental health response to terrorism and trauma
...wn ways of how they felt their safety and personal space
had been violated." And because the 2005 bombs were detonated at dinner time, some victims found it difficult to eat and became anxious at mealtimes. The early intervention by mental health nurses proved invaluable for many of the patients. In...
Huge waves that hit Reunion Island tracked from space
...initiative of the European Commission and ESA, the space
agency has undertaken the development of Sentinel-1, a European polar-orbiting satellite system for the continuation of SAR operational applications. The Sentinel-1 SAR instrument will have a dedicated wave mode allowing the Near Real Time tracking a...
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