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New Ruling Decides the Boundaries of Earth’s History

31 October, 2018 – 4:32 pm |

After decades of debate and four years of research by an international body of earth scientists has formally agreed to move the date for the prehistoric era of glaciation 800,000 years, reports the Journal of Quaternary Science. The decision has been made by the International Commission on Stratigraphy (ICS), the authority of geological science has […]

Superior 3D Graphics for the Web a Step Closer

31 October, 2018 – 4:32 am |

The development of the best three-dimensional graphics in Web-based applications took a step forward recently, when developers began building WebGL nightly builds on Mozilla Firefox, and WebKit, which is used in Google Chrome and Apple’s Safari browser. The WebGL (Web Graphics Library) is a new open source standard specification which is a continuation of previous […]

To regenerate muscle, cellular garbage men must become builders

30 October, 2018 – 4:32 pm |

For scientists the European Molecular Biology Laboratory in Monterotondo, Italy, which seemed a disappointing result which proved to be an important discovery. Their findings, published online this week in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), provide evidence that, when a muscle is injured, the white blood cells called macrophages play a […]

IMEC unveils promising mechanically-stacked GaAs/Ge multijunction solar cell

30 October, 2018 – 4:32 am |

In the European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference (Hamburg, Germany), IMEC presents a mechanical stacked GaAs / Ge multijunction solar cells. This is the technology demonstrator promising first novel IMEC to produce mechanically stacked, high-efficiency multijunction solar cells, with a view to efficiency above 40%. At the top of the stack is a contact side of […]

German scientists produce first Bose-Einstein condensate with calcium atoms

29 October, 2018 – 4:32 pm |

Like a giant wave in a sea of gaseous calcium atoms, the Bose-Einstein condensate rises. It consists of approx. 20 000 atoms that are not normally visible to the human eye. However, the waves describing the quantum mechanics of atoms, all oscillate synchronously in the condensate and accumulate to form a dense tidal wave. Thus, […]

Psychotherapy may improve course of medical disorders

29 October, 2018 – 4:32 am |

Disorders of somatic symptoms are common, disabling and costly. This meta-analysis indicates how short-term dynamic psychotherapy can be effective in physical symptoms, psychiatric symptoms and social adjustment, even in the long run. Future research should include quality of randomized clinical efficacy studies with health care use and costs. In the current issue of Psychotherapy and […]

Taming the digital data-sphere

28 October, 2018 – 4:35 pm |

European researchers are making an impressive effort to link digital repositories to create a vast network of searchable data online. DRIVER Project work – one of the largest efforts of its kind – aims to make sense and better use of the “digital world that is increasingly online, the” sphere of data. ” Europe has […]

Diagnosis for Bipolar disorder amongst children and adolescents usualy late

28 October, 2018 – 4:32 am |

75% of cases of pediatric bipolar disorder are diagnosed late – until 18 months – because of the symptoms that manifest themselves differently depending on whether the patient is a child or adult. Furthermore, 25% of patients have delayed medical diagnosis of up to three years and four months, according to a study by the […]

Organ donors and recipients are aging

27 October, 2018 – 4:32 pm |

At 84 years of age, John Guano seems a candidate for a kidney transplant. But consider this: The kidney he received was 69. Until recently, the kidneys would not have been eligible for use in a transplant due to age of the deceased donor. But this summer, surgeons at Northwestern Memorial Hospital transplanted in Guano, […]

Therapeutic nanoparticles give new meaning to sugar-coating medicine

27 October, 2018 – 4:32 am |

A research team at the National Institute of Standards and Technology to study sugar-coated nanoparticles for use as cancer therapy has discovered a possible delicate balancing act that makes the particles more effectively than conventional thinking says they should be. Like the individuals in the crowd while respecting the personal space of others work because […]

Medical school students post unprofessional content online

26 October, 2018 – 4:32 pm |

Most medical schools surveyed report they have experienced incidents of students to publish professional content online, including incidents of violation of patient confidentiality, with few schools have policies to deal with these ads, as A study published in the September 23/30 issue of JAMA, a theme issue on medical education. Internet applications around user-generated content, […]

Nano-ruler sets very small marks

26 October, 2018 – 4:32 am |

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has published a new ruler, and even for an organization that routinely deals in superlatives, set some records. Designed to be best available commercially “measuring rule” to the nano world, the new measuring tool – a calibration standard X-ray diffraction – with uncertainties below a femtometer. That’s 0.000 […]

FDA: ‘limited’ benefit with tamper-proof OxyContin

25 October, 2018 – 4:32 pm |

Federal health officials say a new version of OxyContin that is designed to be harder to abuse offers some improvements over the original pill. Purdue Pharma LP, has promoted the new pill, plastic-like coating, which is designed to make the drug more difficult to crush and snort or inject. Food and Drug Administration scientists said […]

Obesity hinders chemotherapy treatment in children with leukemia

25 October, 2018 – 4:32 am |

Obesity is a major factor contributing to resistance to chemotherapy and increased relapse rates among children with leukemia, according to recent studies, first published online in Cancer Research, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research. Obesity is associated with increased incidence and mortality of many cancers. Leukemia is the most common cancer in […]

People with type 2 diabetes improved muscular strength

24 October, 2018 – 4:32 pm |

A physiotherapist who runs counseling combined with exercise gym-based training exercise can improve muscle strength and exercise capacity in people with type 2 diabetes, with results similar to supervised exercise, according to a study published randomized clinical the September issue of Physical Therapy, the journal of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA). Type 2 diabetes […]

Historic gene therapy trial to treat Alzheimer’s disease underway at Georgetown

24 October, 2018 – 4:32 am |

Researchers in the Program Memory Disorders at Georgetown University Medical Center are recruiting volunteers for a national study of gene therapy – the first study of its kind for the treatment of patients with Alzheimer’s dementia. The Phase II study examining the safety and potential benefits of CERE-110. CERE-110 contains a gene and injected during […]

UK national autism research study results published

23 October, 2018 – 4:32 pm |

The largest study ever achieved in adults living with autism was published today by the National Center for Health Information. The report, titled ‘Autism Spectrum Disorders in adults living in households in England 2007’ was written by Professor Terry Brugha, a psychiatrist with Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust and Professor of Psychiatry at the University of […]

New Nanochemistry Technique Encases Single Molecules in Microdroplets

23 October, 2018 – 4:32 am |

Water flows through a microfluidic channel, about 35 microns wide, and enters a narrowing which breaks into drops. By varying the width of the constriction of changes in the size of droplets and strands of water molecules with desired concentration just cause of the resulting droplets to collect individual molecules of interest of 99 percent […]

Eminem’s music publisher takes Apple to court

22 October, 2018 – 4:32 pm |

In this Sunday, September 13th, 2009 picture, Eminem accepts the “Best Hip Hop” award at the MTV Video Music Awards in New York. Eminem’s music publisher wants a bigger slice of Apple. Eight Mile Style, LLC is suing Apple Inc., claiming they never authorized the use of 93 songs in a downloadable format on the […]

IMEC presents large area solar cells with 18.4% conversion efficiency, featuring Cu-plated contacts

22 October, 2018 – 4:32 am |

In the European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference (Hamburg, Germany), IMEC has a large area solar conversion efficiency of 18.4%. Compared to the standard i-PERC process of the cell, solar cell includes a transmitter IMEC shallow front advanced metallization using copper coating. The results were obtained in the large area of cells (125cm2), demonstrating the industrial […]

Diamonds May Be the Ultimate MRI Probe, Say Quantum Physicists

21 October, 2018 – 4:32 pm |

A nitrogen vacancy (small circles) within a diamond crystal is promising as a little ‘for quantum computers, in part due to its high sensitivity to magnetic fields, a sensibility that could also allow the RM-like studies objects as small as individual molecules or living cells. When the green light hits the nitrogen vacancy, which emits […]

Pancreatic fat levels may help predict diabetes

21 October, 2018 – 4:32 am |

Researchers have long suspected that overweight people tend to have large deposits of fat in their pancreas, but have been unable to confirm or calculate the amount of fat resides there because the location of the body Until now. Scientists at UT Southwestern Medical Center is the first in the U.S. using an imaging technique […]

Dutch help California’s Bay Area plan for sea level rise

20 October, 2018 – 4:32 pm |

How to plan for rising sea level, an abstract concept for many Californians still drew serious consideration of engineers, designers and urban planners from the Netherlands and the U.S. at a symposium on Monday. A panel of experts sponsored by the Dutch government submitted a report outlining strategies to address sea level rise in San […]

EU court adviser backs Google in ads row with LMVH

20 October, 2018 – 4:32 am |

An adviser to Europe’s highest court on Tuesday backed the U.S. Internet giant Google LMVH in a row with French manufacturer of luxury goods on online advertising. “Google did not infringe the trademark rights, allowing advertisers to buy keywords related to trademarks,” Attorney General Poiares Maduro said in an opinion that is influential but not […]

Facebook, Nielsen team up to measure ad performance

19 October, 2018 – 4:32 pm |

Facebook, in a move aimed at boosting its appeal to advertisers with measurement company Nielsen on Tuesday to allow sellers to better gauge the performance of ads on social networking. Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg, announced the launch of the “multi-year strategic alliance” in an advertising conference in New York. “Nielsen is the leader in measurement […]

Old red blood cells may double mortality in trauma patients

19 October, 2018 – 4:32 am |

Patients with severe trauma requiring major transfusion are twice as likely to die if they receive the red blood cells stored for one month or more, according to research published in the open access journal Critical Care BioMed Central. The highest rate of death was at the height of transfusion after six months which is […]