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Article Archive for December 2020

Intel’s Light Peak Will Replace Copper Wires

31 December, 2020 – 4:32 pm |

At the Intel Developer Forum in San Francisco on Wednesday, the company announced a new fiber optic cable will be able to transfer data between electrical devices, from a speed of 10 gigabits per second. Vice President, Dadi Perlmutter, Intel’s Mobility Group, hopes to send an optical cable, called Pico de la Luz in 2010. […]

Engineers produce ‘how-to’ guide for controlling the structure of nanoparticles

31 December, 2020 – 4:34 am |

Tiny objects known as nanoparticles have been heralded as holding great potential for future applications in electronics, medicine and other areas. The properties of nanoparticles depend on their size and structure. Now researchers at the State University of North Carolina, have learned to create hollow constant, solid nanoparticles and amorphous nickel phosphide, which has potential […]

Study finds nontuberculous mycobacteria lung disease on the rise in the United States

30 December, 2020 – 4:33 pm |

Nontuberculous mycobacteria (NTM) are environmental organisms found in water and soil that can cause severe pulmonary (lung) disease in humans. Pulmonary NTM is increasing in the United States, according to a large study of people hospitalized with the disease. A research team led by epidemiologists at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, part […]

Scientists to test gammaglobulin treatment for Alzheimer’s disease

30 December, 2020 – 4:32 am |

Researchers at the Memory and Cognition Center University Hospitals Case Medical Center will begin testing an interesting new approach to slow the progression of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) with intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIG), also known as gamma globulin. IVIG is used traditionally to treat primary immunodeficiency disorders, but is not currently approved for the treatment of AD, […]

Enzyme is key to clogged arteries

29 December, 2020 – 4:33 pm |

Scientists at Queen Mary University of London have made a breakthrough in understanding what causes the arteries to clog. They have discovered that an enzyme called matrix metalloproteinase-8 plays a crucial role in increasing blood pressure and cause abnormal accumulation of cells in the arteries – which increase the risk of heart disease. Heart disease […]

Fungus enhances susceptibility of resistant malaria mosquito to pesticides

29 December, 2020 – 4:32 am |

In areas where malaria mosquitoes have become resistant to chemical pesticides, fungi kill mosquitoes can be an effective tool. Fungal spores can indeed infect and kill malaria mosquitoes, including those that are resistant to pesticides. Moreover, the mosquitoes become more susceptible to pesticides, such as increases in fungal infection. Researchers from Wageningen University and colleagues […]

Piezoelectric Fingers Key in New Breast Cancer Detector

28 December, 2020 – 4:32 pm |

Researchers at Drexel University are developing a new portable, low-cost radiation detector free of breast cancer that could potentially be used in the doctor’s office as first-line breast cancer detection. Researchers at Drexel University are developing a new portable, low-cost radiation detector free of breast cancer that can be used in the doctor’s office as […]

Smart memory foam made smarter

28 December, 2020 – 4:32 am |

Researchers from Northwestern University and Boise State University have discovered how to produce a less expensive way to change “memory foam, which could lead to wider applications of the subject, as in the surgical placement tools and mechanisms of the valve. David Dunand, James N. The and Mary M. Krebs, professor of Materials Science and […]

Mount Sinai leads unprecedented attempt to discover rules for assembling human tissue

27 December, 2020 – 4:32 pm |

Researchers at Mount Sinai School of Medicine and two other academic institutions have received federal funding for systematic functional kidney tissue from human tissue modeling into a computer. If successful, the research that integrates several emerging technologies, including virtual modeling and nanofabrication tissues, could lead to a more predictable way for researchers to engineer tissue […]

Answers.com launches website for inquiring minds

27 December, 2020 – 4:32 am |

Answers.com on Wednesday debuted a Web site that combines the power of the masses with knowledge of an encyclopedia to satisfy the curiosity of inquiring minds. The online question and answer service mixes “wiki” style changes for users with the information obtained from respected reference works, according to Answers.com associate product manager, Shaya Loney. “We […]

Groundbreaking model of heart disease rewarded with NIH Pioneer Award

26 December, 2020 – 4:32 pm |

A model pioneered by the University of Utah, the cardiologist suggested as a cause of heart disease is the kind of creative thinking from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) likes to see-and benefits with one of his greatest honors, a grant of 2.5 million U.S. dollars 2009 Pioneer. Ivor J. Benjamin, MD, professor of […]

Titanium Dioxide Nanoparticles Catalyze Brain Tumor Death

26 December, 2020 – 4:32 am |

U.S. scientists Department of Energy (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory and the University of Chicago Medical Center’s Brain Tumor Center have developed a way to target cancer cells of the brain using inorganic titanium dioxide nanoparticles bonded to antibodies. Thousands of people die from malignant brain tumors each year, and the tumors are resistant to conventional […]

Pancreatic cancer: Researchers find drug that reverses resistance to chemotherapy

25 December, 2020 – 4:32 pm |

For the first time, researchers have shown to inhibit the action of an enzyme called TAK-1, may make pancreatic cancer cells sensitive to chemotherapy, opening the way for the development of a new drug to treat the disease. Dr. Davide Melisia told Congress on Europe’s largest cancer, ECCO 15 – ESMO 34, in Berlin today […]

El cáncer de páncreas: Investigadores descubren droga que revierte la resistencia a la quimioterapia

25 December, 2020 – 4:32 am |

Por primera vez, los investigadores han demostrado que inhiben la acción de una enzima llamada TAK-1, es posible hacer que las células de cáncer de páncreas sensibles a la quimioterapia, abriendo el camino para el desarrollo de un nuevo medicamento para tratar la enfermedad. Dr. Davide Melisi dijo al Congreso el cáncer más grande de […]

Vaccine helps prevent HIV infection

24 December, 2020 – 4:32 pm |

In an encouraging development, a system of experimental vaccine has proved to be well tolerated and has a modest effect in preventing HIV infection in a clinical trial with more than 16,000 adult participants in Thailand. After a final analysis of trial data, the Surgeon General, U.S. Army, the sponsor, today announced that the first […]

UK Research Funding to Reward Economic Benefits

24 December, 2020 – 4:32 am |

The UK government is developing a new system, the Research Excellence Framework (REF) to evaluate proposals for university research and public funds for research. The plan is being developed in collaboration with higher education bodies in Scotland, Wales, England and Northern Ireland, and make much greater use of quantitative (bibliometrics) than its predecessor. The REF […]

Genetic discovery could break wine industry bottleneck

23 December, 2020 – 4:32 pm |

One of the most popular episodes of the 8000 year history of grape cultivation led to biological changes that are not well understood – until now. Through biomolecular research work, German researchers have discovered new details about the legacy of Vitis varieties in cultivation today. In the process, which has opened the way for more […]

Active Shutter 3D Technology for HDTV

23 December, 2020 – 4:32 am |

Sony and Panasonic recently announced a new technology called “active Shutter” to produce the 3D experience of high definition televisions. The first models are expected to be available in late 2009 or early 2010. The original 3D experience of the films depends on the stereoscopic display using red and green glasses. The illusion of 3D […]

Active Shutter – Tecnología 3D para HDTV

22 December, 2020 – 4:32 pm |

Sony y Panasonic han anunciado recientemente una nueva tecnología, llamada “Shutter activa” para producir la experiencia de 3D en los televisores de alta definición. Los primeros modelos se espera que esté disponible a finales de 2009 o principios de 2010. El original en 3D la experiencia de las películas depende del visor estereoscópico usar gafas […]

Diabetes most prevalent in Southern US

22 December, 2020 – 4:33 am |

Prevalence of diabetes is higher in southern and Appalachian states and lowest in the Midwest and Northeast United States. Researchers writing in open access journal BioMed Central’s population Health Metrics have used two public data sources to investigate the prevalence of diagnosed diabetes and undiagnosed diabetes at the State level. Goodarz Danaei, School of Public […]

Research finds Children who are spanked have lower IQs

21 December, 2020 – 4:32 pm |

Children who are spanked around the world have a lower IQ, even in the United States, according to new and innovative research at the University of New Hampshire, Professor Murray Straus. The research results will be presented Friday, September 25th, 2009, at the 14th International Conference on Violence, Abuse and Trauma, San Diego, California “All […]

New research may lead to revolutionary new devices

21 December, 2020 – 4:32 am |

Dr. Jiwoong Park Cornell University, which receives funding for basic research of the Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR), is researching carbon nanostructures that may one day be used in electronics, thermal, and mechanical devices Detection of the Air Force. “The appliances are required in many of the missions of the Air Force are […]

Online payment startup Zuora wants to rescue newspapers

20 December, 2020 – 4:32 pm |

Tien Tzuo today urged fellow technology entrepreneurs to join him on a quest to rescue newspapers are dying as readers get stories for free online. The founder of online payment specialty startup Zuora made his remarks at a technology conference like DEMO emerging unveiled a service that allows news organizations to customize the way to […]

Establishing healthy shrubs not the water-consuming task many think, research shows

20 December, 2020 – 4:32 am |

Good news for your utility bills and the environment: New University of Florida research shows that landscape shrubs need much less water to establish healthy roots of what you might expect. “We finally have our irrigation recommendations for the establishment of shrubs back up with science. We need less watering than many people think,” said Ed […]

Twitter to raise $100 mln in new funding

19 December, 2020 – 4:32 pm |

Twitter is about to raise $ 100 million in new funds in a deal that values the hot microblogging service for one billion dollars, The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday. The newspaper, citing “people familiar with the deal,” said the new funding would come from seven investors including mutual fund giant T. Rowe Price and […]

Precancer? Earliest cancer? Milk-duct cells vexing

19 December, 2020 – 4:32 am |

Some doctors tell patients they have “zero stage” breast cancer. Others call it a precancerous lesion. The formal name less scary could help, says a new report that urges the elimination of the word “cancer” in the diagnosis of common growth in the milk ducts. More than 50,000 women a year are diagnosed with ductal […]