Dr. Fred Lawrence Whipple, the oldest living American astronomer and one of the last giants of 20th century astronomy, passed away at the age of 97 following a prolonged illness. He was Phillips Professor of Astronomy Emeritus at Harvard University and a Senior Physicist at SAO
Thermo Electron Corporation has completed the acquisition of InnaPhase Corporation, a premier supplier of Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS) for the pharmaceutical and biotechnology markets, for approximately $65 million in cash, subject to a post-closing adjustment. Headquartered in
White blood cells are principal players in immune system function. Yet efforts to influence their role in illness have been hampered by a lack of understanding of the surface structure of these mediator cells until now
Harmful contaminants often taint drinking water drawn directly from a river, but a low-cost natural filter may lie just beyond the banks. Johns Hopkins researchers have found that the soil alongside a river can remove dangerous microbes and organic material as water flows through it
A new mathematical approach for analyzing the complex, subtle patterns of natural mutation in DNA is likely to help biologists understand how mutation contributes to evolutionary change in mammals.The researchers, Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator Philip Green and his student Dick Hwang, published a report describing the first applications of
In an effort to put more science into the largely trial and error building of nanostructures, physicists at the Commerce Department's National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have demonstrated new methods for placing what are typically
The New Zealand Supercomputing Centre, launched this week, has already attracted interest from potential clients in New York, says Telecom hosting and storage manager Eric Pilon.
3-D-DOCTOR is 3-D imaging software for researchers doing medical (MRI, CT, Microscopy), engineering, scientific, and industrial 3-D imaging applications. It is US FDA-approved for medical imaging applications.
DecisionSite's guided analytic capabilities are built around a data exploration and visualization engine. The software enables users to access information from virtually any source, merge it with other data, and place it in a dynamic interactive environment.
amira is a software application used in creating 3-D visualizations and geometric models of 3-D image data sets from various application areas.
S-PLUS software is a solution for exploratory data modeling and statistical analysis. With over 4,200 data analysis functions, the software allows users to perform more insightful analyses, create revealing graphics and make more informed business decisions.
Tecplot 10 is technical plotting software with extensive XY, 2- and 3-D capabilities for visualizing data from analyses, simulations and experiments. This release includes new capabilities in three key areas: plotting tools, data management, and the user interface.
JWAVE is a client/server solution that uses Sun Microsystems' Java components to develop and deploy applications across an enterprise via the Internet or an intranet.
PV-WAVE is an array-based programming language used to build and deploy visual data analysis applications. It has image and signal processing, data import and export, 3-D surface, plot, histogram, contour, animation, color editor and a database table display.
Ideal for anyone working with technical data, from simple queries to enterprise-caliber applications, the Database Integration Toolbox allows users to apply the power of Maple 9.5 to technical datasets. You can query, create and update JDBC -compliant databases,