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2009-08-11 12:29:41

Researchers at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory's European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) and their colleagues in 30 labs worldwide have released a new set of standards for graphically representing biological information "“ the biology equivalent of the circuit diagram in electronics. This visual language should make it easier to exchange complex information, so that models are accurate, efficient and readily understandable. The new standard, called the Systems Biology...

2008-11-14 15:00:09

Heidelberger Druckmaschinen, a Germany-based provider of solutions for commercial and industrial customers in the print media industry, has renewed its contract with AT&T for the provision of data communication and network services. The new contract will run for three years and is worth $9.1 million. Since 2002, AT&T has provided the global network for Heidelberg, which connects around 170 sites throughout the world. According to AT&T, the contract renewal covers 68 existing...

2008-11-13 09:00:09

FRANKFURT AM MAIN, Germany, Nov. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG (Heidelberg), the world's leading solution provider for commercial and industrial customers in the print media industry, has renewed its contract with AT&T for the provision of data communication and network services. The new contract will run for three years and is worth $9.1 million. Since 2002, AT&T has provided the global network for Heidelberg, which connects around 170 sites throughout...

2008-09-14 03:00:11

By Katus, Hugo A Featured Article: Katus HA, Looser S, Hallermayer K, Remppis A, Scheffold T, Borgya A, et al. Development and in vitro characterization of a new immunoassay of cardiac troponin T. Clin Chem 1992;38:386-93.2 This paper was the first report on the development and analytical characterization of an immunoassay for cardiac troponin T (cTnT)3 that was useful for largescale clinical chemistry testing. Preceding methods we had generated for measurement of cTnT using a pilot...

2008-09-03 06:00:13

"Green printing" is the key focus of the new Sustainability Report from Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG (Heidelberg) (FWB:HDD) for the 2007/2008 financial year. It underpins Heidelberg's long-term commitment to developing solutions that limit the depletion of resources, reduce emissions, and cut waste. The extensive catalog of measures covers not just actual usage of presses but also their development and production. The company's eighth Sustainability Report covers approximately 40 pages and...

2008-08-07 00:00:30

ONE of the world's most powerful magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scanners will start up this month at the German Cancer Research Centre in Heidelberg, Germany. The heart of the machine is a 32-tonne superconducting magnet, which was set up recently in a building intended for this purpose after its shipment from Oxford in the UK. At the moment, the machine is being completed with additional components, including a helium cooling system that lowers the temperature of the electromagnet to...

2008-07-03 09:00:00

LYON, France, July 3, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- EDAP TMS SA (Nasdaq:EDAP), the global leader in therapeutic ultrasound, announced today it has entered into two new revenue per procedure (RPP) contracts in Germany with St. Barbara Hospital in Gladbeck and the Urological Clinic of the University of Heidelberg. EDAP recently entered into a new RPP contract with St. Barbara Hospital in Gladbeck. The Center has a history of commitment to exceptional patient care and cutting-edge research for the...

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2008-03-28 11:40:35

Boxing is possibly less dangerous for the brain than previously feared "“ at least for amateurs. However, conclusive statements on the level of danger are not yet possible. Whether professional boxers such as Muhammad Ali contracted their later brain conditions "“ in his case Parkinson's disease at the age of 40 "“ presumably from boxing, remains unclear. The all-clear cannot be given until more extensive studies of both amateur and professional boxers tell us more about the...

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2008-01-22 12:50:00

BERKELEY, CA "” TEAM 0.5, the world's most powerful transmission electron microscope "” capable of producing images with half angstrom resolution (half a ten-billionth of a meter), less than the diameter of a single hydrogen atom "” has been installed at the Department of Energy's National Center for Electron Microscopy (NCEM) at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. "We have beam down the column," announced Uli Dahmen of Berkeley Lab's Materials Sciences Division, who is...

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2005-10-18 04:45:00

New VLT Images Reveal the Surroundings of a Super-massive Black Hole ESO -- Near-infrared images of the active galaxy NGC 1097, obtained with the NACO adaptive optics instrument on ESO's Very Large Telescope, disclose with unprecedented detail a complex central network of filamentary structure spiralling down to the centre of the galaxy. These observations provide astronomers with new insights on how super-massive black holes lurking inside galaxies get fed. "This is possibly the first time...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.