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GenStat 11 Offers Treasure Trove of Extras

February 24, 2009 6:36 am | by John A. Wass, Ph.D. | Articles | Comments

The Getting Started manual describes this software as “…a complete and comprehensive statistics package…” but, actually, there is a lot more to it. Most packages these days have a variety of statistical tests with diagnostics and options, graphics, data handling capacity, a quality (QA) module and an experimental design (DOE) module.


Turf Wars: Addressing Demands for Broader Informatics Functionality

February 24, 2009 6:22 am | by Randy C. Hice | Blogs | Comments

Economics affects the mindset of large-scale corporations looking to build or refine their informatics infrastructure. So, here we are in hard times. Jobless rates are up, spending is down, credit is tight, even the Saudis are feeling the pinch as we use less gas. Venerable Toyota, long accustomed to bathing in the gold from the high demand for their cars, is suffering.


What a Mess! Experts Ponder Space Junk

February 20, 2009 6:21 am | by Veronika Oleksyn, Associated Press Writer | News | Comments

Veronika Oleksyn, Associated Press Writer Think of it as a galactic garbage dump. With a recent satellite collision still fresh on minds, participants at a U.N. meeting in Vienna discussed ways to deal with space debris clogging up Earth's orbit


Neanderthal’s Ancient DNA Revealed

February 20, 2009 6:09 am | News | Comments

Scientists have completed a first draft sequence of the entire Neanderthal genome, using novel computer algorithms to sequence more than three billion bases and compare them to the human genome


Likely bin Laden Hideout Identified

February 20, 2009 5:59 am | News | Comments

While U.S. intelligence officials have spent more than seven years searching for Osama bin Laden, geographers now say they may know where he has been in the years since 2001...


Can’t Hurry Love

February 17, 2009 7:29 am | News | Comments

Scientists have developed a mathematical model of the mating game that helps to explain why courtship is often protracted


Stunning Cell Images

February 17, 2009 7:18 am | News | Comments

GE Healthcare has announced the winners of this year’s IN Cell Image Competition. This year’s competition saw over 80 beautiful images generated by scientists from around the world


Nanogenerators Harness Hamster Power

February 17, 2009 6:47 am | News | Comments

Could hamsters help solve the world’s energy crisis? Probably not, but a hamster wearing a power-generating jacket is doing its own small part to provide a new and renewable source of electricity


How to Simplify your USB Life

January 27, 2009 9:56 am | by John R. Joyce, Ph.D. | Blogs | Comments

web exclusive John R. Joyce, Ph.D. One of the more useful pieces of hardware to be associated with personal computers is the now ubiquitous universal serial bus (USB) drive. You may know it through one of its other monikers, such as thumb drive, memory drive



January 27, 2009 6:46 am | Omega Engineering | Product Releases | Comments

The OM-CONV-USB RS-232 to USB interface converter is designed to enable non-USB peripherals to have the same connection simplicity and ease-of-use as USB devices



January 27, 2009 6:36 am | Northwest Analytical, Inc | Product Releases | Comments

NWA eHACCP, an extension of NWA Quality Information System, is an electronic food safety and quality management system that delivers HACCP data collection, compliant data management and secure electronic signatures


Mathematica 7

January 27, 2009 6:30 am | Wolfram Research, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Mathematica 7 integrates and automates functionality, such as image processing functions for image composition, transformation, enhancement, and segmentation



January 27, 2009 6:26 am | Maplesoft, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

MapleSim is a multi-domain modeling and simulation tool that allows users to create a system diagram on the screen, in the same way it would be drawn on paper



January 27, 2009 6:22 am | Jmp, A Business Unit Of Sas | Product Releases | Comments

JMP 8 visualizes data through drag-and-drop interaction. Users receive instantaneous visual feedback as they use the Graph Builder to explore data and construct graphs


Atlas 8.2

January 27, 2009 6:08 am | Thermo Fisher Scientific | Product Releases | Comments

Atlas Chromatography Data System (CDS) 8.2 supports the Microsoft Windows Vista operating system, providing LC and GC instrument control, digital data acquisition, chromatography data processing and reporting



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