Microscopic scaffolding to house the tiny components of nanotech devices could be built from RNA, the same substance that shuttles messages around a cell's nucleus, reports a Purdue University research group. By encouraging ribonucleic acid (RNA) molecules to self-assemble into 3-D
The NASA Extreme Environment Mission Operations (NEEMO) next project is to practice conducting long-distance health care from the National Oceanic Administration's (NOAA) Aquarius Underwater Laboratory which is located off the coast of Key Largo, Fla
Pancakes seem like an unlikely part of a medical procedure, but three students, Micah Grant, Woldeab Medhin, and Aaron Scott, at the Medical College of Georgia School of Allied Health Sciences recently found a way to replace chicken liver in a procedure for treating gastrointestinal disorders
A technique originally designed to analyze DNA sequences is the latest weapon in the war against spam. An algorithm named Chung-Kwei (after a feng-shui talisman that protects the home against evil spirits) can catch nearly 97 per cent of spam
A newspaper survey of top scientists has chosen "Blade Runner" as the world's best science fiction. The 1982 movie was the favorite when 60 scientists were questioned by The Guardian, including evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins and Harvard psychologist Steven Pinker, the newspaper said
Sun Microsystems opened its JavaOne software conference in San Francisco by announcing several partnerships intended to strengthen the company's position in the rapidly growing mobile Internet business. This year's event will also underscore Sun's shift to a lower-cost, industry standard chip strategy for corporate server markets.
IBM scientists have achieved a breakthrough in nanoscale magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) by directly detecting the faint magnetic signal from a single electron buried inside a solid sample. This achievement is a major milestone toward creating a microscope that can make three-dimensional
Stephen Hawking, a Cambridge University physicist, reversed a theory he has held for 30 years that matter and energy trapped by collapsed stars known as black holes will disappear, the Associated Press said. ``If you jump into a black hole, your mass energy will be returned to the
East Carolina University researchers hope wireless and wearable computers from Xybernaut Coproration of Fairfax, Virginia will streamline the identification and tracking of mosquitoes carrying the West Nile virus. This innovation is a combination of wireless Personal Digital Assistants and Xybernaut wearable computers, and is a result of
Polymer Laboratories has announced a key collaboration in online polymerization monitoring and control, designed to provide continuous, accurate characterization of polymers in reactors during the polymerization production process
The Informatics & Services division of Thermo Electron Corp. has discontinued its eRecordManager software product, three years after its launch in July 2001, due to disappointing sales. "Despite a great deal of initial interest from the market, sufficient sales have not materialized and the product has become commercially unviable", Billy McKnight, the Managing Director of Thermo's .
NEOS is partnering with Oracle to provide software and service support for Oracle Database 10g Standard Edition One. As a partner in the Oracle PartnerNetwork, NEOS is better able to help clients move to the Oracle 10g platform easily. NEOS will provide a number of select products and services, bundled together, to offer clients an.
Cellomics and GE Healthcare Sign License Agreements to Expand Availability of High Content ScreeningJune 30, 2004 8:00 pm | News | Comments
Cellomics Inc. has entered into a non-exclusive, worldwide patent license agreement for its core HCS patent portfolio with GE Healthcare (a combination of the former Amersham and GE Medical Systems) In parallel, Cellomics and GE Healthcare have also entered .
Diosynth Selects Waters NuGenesis Scientific Data Management Solution for Their Internal E-Lab Notebook InitiativeJune 30, 2004 8:00 pm | News | Comments
Diosynth, a business unit of Akzo Nobel, has chosen Waters NuGenesis Scientific Data Management System (SDMS) as the enabling technology for their e-lab notebook initiative. Diosynth is a manufacturer of active pharmaceutical ingredients. Waters NuGenesis SDMS accurately and automatically captures
On August 31, 2004, all LABTECH products including all versions of Notebook and Control will be discontinued. After that date the products will no longer be available. Until August 31, 2004 copies of the latest versions of LABTECH NOTEBOOK and LABTECH CONTROL will be available for purchase at the price of