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2011-06-13 07:00:00

PORTOLA VALLEY, Calif., June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Spectros Corporation announced Continuum®, a proprietary broadband near infrared illuminator sensor under development for several years and now in testing. This sensor represents the newest generation and state-of-the-art for medical sensor probes. Continuum is a solid-state illuminator that creates light of many wavelengths, called broadband, which allows for noninvasive analysis of various components in tissue and...

2011-05-31 15:40:02

A cell phone-sized, wireless near-infrared device is as reliable as the current "gold standard" invasive tests in determining bladder disease, according to a study by researchers at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver Coastal Health and the Child & Family Research Institute (CFRI). The new physiologic information gathered through near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS) could also advance treatment that tackles the root causes of urinary incontinence, says the research team. Published...

2011-03-25 12:12:00

Why Aren't Japanese and American Citizens Getting All the Facts? "Extreme" Step Seen As Indication of Much Higher Radiation Levels Than Revealed So Far by NRC, Japanese Government WASHINGTON, March 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Three groups - Friends of the Earth (FOE), the Nuclear Information and Resource Service (NIRS) and Physicians for Social Responsibility (PSR) - announced today that they have filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request to get to the bottom of what led...

2010-12-16 13:26:56

A Japanese research group led by Prof. Ryusuke Kakigi and Dr. Emi Nakato (National Institute for Physiological Sciences: NIPS) and Prof. Masami K Yamaguchi (Chuo University) found that there was the different hemodynamic response in the temporal cortex between infants' perceptions of their own mother and of female strangers.  The presentation of mother's face elicited increased hemodynamic responses in the bilateral temporal cortex.  This finding was reported in Early Human...

2009-08-27 12:30:00

More Lobbying Expected in 2010 in Even Tougher Environment After Yucca Mountain and Soaring Cost Estimates; Outside of Bans, Industry Falters on CWIP in Missouri and Key Fights in Other States. WASHINGTON, Aug. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The so-called "nuclear renaissance" is finding few friends among state lawmakers in the United States. The nuclear power industry has been shut out across the board in 2009 in its efforts in all six states -- ranging across the nation from Kentucky to...

2008-08-25 09:00:26

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Aug. 25, 2008) - Urodynamix Technologies Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:URO) today announced that it has received a non-refundable financial contribution from the National Research Council Canada Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC-IRAP) to help accelerate the development and commercialization of new NIRS technology for the detection of prostate cancer during the digital rectal examination, or DRE. Urodynamix's new technology, based on near infrared...

2006-12-21 09:00:51

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/reports/c47493) has announced the addition of Near Infrared Spectroscopy in Food Science and Technology to their offering. While there are many books on Near Infrared Spectroscopy (NIRS), there are few that apply this valuable analytical technique specifically to the food science and technology industries. Near Infrared Spectroscopy in Food Science and Technology fills this void. It offers basic technical information on NIRS with...


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