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  • researchers
  • To that end, the researchers plan to directly stimulate the layer underneath the dead photoreceptors using a system that looks like a cousin of the high-tech visor blind engineer Lt. Geordi La Forge wore in Star Trek: The Next Generation. (rxpgnews.com)
  • To better understand the media's impact on children's health, a team of researchers from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health examined the "Nag Factor. (innovations-report.com)
  • As researchers continue to investigate factors influencing the childhood obesity epidemic, attention often turns towards the marketing and consumption of junk food," said Dina Borzekowski, EdD, EdM, MA, senior author of the study and an associate professor with the Bloomberg School's Department of Health, Behavior and Society. (innovations-report.com)
  • The new findings indicate that certain transcription factors are working together in a coordinated way to regulate the changes in seen in gene expression between humans and chimps, the researchers said. (innovations-report.com)
  • The researchers at the University of Helsinki, Finland, and the Ludwig Institute of Cancer Research show that application of vascular endothelial growth factor-C (VEGF-C) to replace excised mouse lymph nodes and lymph vessels ensures formation of mature lymphatic vessels and incorporation of lymph node transplants into existing lymphatic vasculature. (innovations-report.com)
  • The researchers applied vascular endothelial growth factor-C (VEGF-C) gene therapy in mice after surgery removal of axillary lymph nodes, a procedure that mimicked removal of axillary lymph nodes in patients in response to metastatic breast cancer. (innovations-report.com)
  • In addition to his own work, he attracted a large number of high quality PhD students from all over the world, many of whom became senior academics and researchers themselves. (wikipedia.org)
  • resonant
  • Pushing a person in a swing in time with the natural interval of the swing (its resonant frequency) makes the swing go higher and higher (maximum amplitude), while attempts to push the swing at a faster or slower tempo produce smaller arcs. (wikipedia.org)
  • The factor 2π makes Q expressible in simpler terms, involving only the coefficients of the second-order differential equation describing most resonant systems, electrical or mechanical. (wikipedia.org)
  • The lower coil was energised, and this transferred power via magnetic resonance to the resonant top coil where the high voltage was generated. (wikipedia.org)
  • university
  • Eivind Almaas, a researcher at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology and a co-author on the study, developed a gene regulatory network diagram of the transcription factors in relation to the genes that rise or fall with them. (innovations-report.com)
  • He has several siblings including an older brother, Jim Falk, also a physicist and former university leader, in Melbourne, Australia. (wikipedia.org)
  • The project's director was Roy Schwitters, a physicist at the University of Texas at Austin. (wikipedia.org)
  • He demonstrated his "transmutation" of uranium oxide into radium to physicists of the University of Cologne, but declined to explain his procedure. (wikipedia.org)
  • His Wave Theory of Aberrations, (published by Oxford University Press 1950), is central to all modern optical design and provides the mathematical analysis which enables the use of computers to create the wealth of high quality lenses available today. (wikipedia.org)
  • As applied in the university environment, political factors took priority over the historically applied concept of scholarly ability, even though its two most prominent supporters were Nobel Laureates Philipp Lenard and Johannes Stark. (wikipedia.org)
  • Later in his career, Gyorgy investigated the protective factors found in human breast milk at the University of Pennsylvania. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1987
  • Lockwood 2007 told the New Scientist that he seriously doubted that solar influences were a big factor compared to anthropogenic influences: to explain the lack of global cooling since 1987 would require a very long response timeconstant to any solar forcing which is not found in detected responses to volcanic forcing. (wikipedia.org)
  • Physics
  • Marco Durante is co-author of over 230 papers in peer-reviewed scientific journals (h-index=30), including high-impact factor reviews on Nature Journal, Lancet Oncology, PNAS, and Reviews of Modern Physics, and is member of the Editorial Board of several of them. (wikipedia.org)
  • A newly developed laser technology has enabled physicists in the Laboratory for Attosecond Physics (jointly run by LMU Munich and the Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics) to generate attosecond bursts of high-energy photons of unprecedented intensity. (innovations-report.com)
  • Scientific critics of the SSC pointed out that basic research in other areas, such as condensed matter physics and materials science, was underfunded compared to high energy physics, despite the fact that those fields were more likely to produce applications with technological and economic benefits. (wikipedia.org)
  • In physics and engineering the quality factor or Q factor is a dimensionless parameter that describes how underdamped an oscillator or resonator is, and characterizes a resonator's bandwidth relative to its centre frequency. (wikipedia.org)
  • velocity
  • The data might also be useful in the development of more efficient robotic aerial vehicles, where factors such as thrust and forward velocity are paramount. (innovations-report.com)
  • In the 1960s, extensive research was conducted on two designs which emit high velocity ionized gases in similar ways: ion thrusters that convert propellant to ions and accelerate and eject them via electric potentials, and plasma thrusters that convert propellant to plasma ions and accelerate and eject them via plasma currents. (wikipedia.org)
  • research
  • Concerning space research, he also developed a technique to evaluate the shielding effectiveness of different materials using high-energy ions. (wikipedia.org)
  • They argued that, although the SSC would certainly conduct high-quality research, it was not the only way to acquire new fundamental knowledge, as some of its supporters claimed, and so was unreasonably expensive. (wikipedia.org)
  • Gyorgy was also well known for his research into the protective factors of human breast milk, particularly for his discoveries of Lactobacillus bifidus growth factor activity in human milk and its anti-staphylococcal properties. (wikipedia.org)
  • His research at this time involved looking at the protective factors found in human breast milk. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1,000
  • The study, in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, found that broad differences in the gene activity of humans and of chimpanzees, affecting nearly 1,000 genes, appear to be linked to the action of about 90 transcription factors. (innovations-report.com)
  • The analysis revealed a broad pattern of activity in 90 transcription factors that paralleled the activity of about 1,000 genes in humans and chimps. (innovations-report.com)
  • To paraphrase Feynman's example, if engineers built a bridge that could bear 3,000 pounds without any damage, even though it was never expected to bear more than 1,000 pounds in practice, the safety factor would be 3. (wikipedia.org)
  • If a 1,000 pound truck drove across the bridge and it cracked at all, even just a third of the way through a beam, the safety factor is now zero: the bridge is defective. (wikipedia.org)
  • made
  • By 1927 a series of experiments, performed in part by Elmer McCollum and others, had shown that water-soluble vitamin B was primarily made of two parts: the anti-neuritic factor B1 (now known as thiamine) and the more heat-stable factor B2. (wikipedia.org)
  • By 1932 Gyorgy had found that the heat-stable B2 was not in fact a single substance, but actually a complex made up of two factors: the growth-promoting factor (later found to be riboflavin) and the anti-pellagra factor (later found to be vitamin B6). (wikipedia.org)
  • coefficient
  • Provided the Q of the transmitting circuit is high enough to overcome the coupling coefficient, then most of the power can eventually be absorbed by the receiving coil over several cycles and can be tapped off. (wikipedia.org)
  • beam
  • At any point along the beam z these modes include the same Gaussian factor as the fundamental Gaussian mode multiplying the additional geometrical factors for the specified mode. (wikipedia.org)
  • Department
  • Early in 1993 a group supported by funds from project contractors organized a public relations campaign to lobby Congress directly, but in June, the non-profit Project on Government Oversight released a draft audit report by the Department of Energy's Inspector General heavily criticizing the Super Collider for its high costs and poor management by officials in charge of it. (wikipedia.org)
  • scientific
  • However, he took great delight in having conferred on him the Honorary Fellowships of all the medical Royal Colleges in Britain, together with the highest awards of many of the world's premier scientific bodies including (in 1973) the Fellowship of the Royal Society itself. (wikipedia.org)
  • members
  • The KRAB-ZNF genes were the most common members of this group, but many other transcription factors were also involved. (innovations-report.com)
  • It is certain that even though higher-ranking members of the council did know about the issues, there were plenty of members that could have stopped the launch but decided not to. (wikipedia.org)
  • energy
  • The energy density at the LHC is a factor of three higher than at RHIC,' said CERN physicist Despina Hatzifotiadou in a statement. (livescience.com)
  • A higher requirement for metabolic energy has also been demonstrated independently for human brains. (innovations-report.com)
  • each vertex where lines meet gives a factor derived from an interaction term in the Lagrangian, and incoming and outgoing lines carry an energy, momentum, and spin. (wikipedia.org)
  • power
  • Even when a laser is not operating in the fundamental Gaussian mode, its power will generally be found among the lowest-order modes using these decompositions, as the spatial extent of higher order modes will tend to exceed the bounds of a laser's resonator (cavity). (wikipedia.org)
  • He discovered a method for approaching the roots of equation with unknown factor in a higher power. (wikipedia.org)
  • Large
  • Even a small change in transcription factor expression can therefore produce a large effect on overall gene expression differences between chimpanzees and humans. (innovations-report.com)
  • make
  • Ordinarily, uploaded parameters for controlling the engine control system for the Zvezda module make the rocket engines boost the International Space Station to a higher orbit. (wikipedia.org)
  • So, these two factors, of muons being too expensive to make and then sticking too easily to alpha particles, limit muon-catalyzed fusion to a laboratory curiosity. (wikipedia.org)
  • quality
  • A pendulum suspended from a high-quality bearing, oscillating in air, has a high Q, while a pendulum immersed in oil has a low one. (wikipedia.org)
  • Resonators with high quality factors have low damping, so that they ring or vibrate longer. (wikipedia.org)
  • The quality factor of oscillators varies substantially from system to system, depending on their construction. (wikipedia.org)
  • Tuning forks have quality factors around 1000. (wikipedia.org)
  • The term was not intended as an abbreviation for "quality" or "quality factor", although these terms have grown to be associated with it. (wikipedia.org)
  • single
  • A single transcription factor can spur the transcription of dozens of genes into messenger RNA (mRNA), which is then translated into proteins that do the work of the cell. (innovations-report.com)
  • different
  • The chimp network looks very much like the human one except there are a few transcription factors in different positions and with different connectivity," Stubbs said. (innovations-report.com)
  • activity
  • Transcription factors are proteins that bind to specific regions of the DNA to promote or repress the activity of many genes. (innovations-report.com)
  • The biggest impact of such a decline in solar activity would be a higher occurrence frequency of relatively cold winters in the UK and across Europe, each of which would be accompanied by a relatively warm one elsewhere (for example in Greenland). (wikipedia.org)
  • study
  • The 'Nag Factor' a mixed-methodology study in the U.S. of young children's requests for advertised products" was written by Holly K. M. Henry and Dina L. G. Borzekowski. (innovations-report.com)
  • Humans share at least 97 percent of their genes with chimpanzees, but, as a new study of transcription factors makes clear, what you have in your genome may be less important than how you use it. (innovations-report.com)
  • In the new study, Nowick and computer scientist Tim Gernat, a co-author, took a new look at data from that study, which tracked gene expression - including genes coding for transcription factors - in tissues from six humans and five chimpanzees. (innovations-report.com)
  • human
  • Genes involved in metabolism or protein transport, for example, are translated into mRNAs at a much higher level in human brains than in the smaller brains of chimpanzees. (innovations-report.com)
  • particularly
  • She is particularly interested in the largest family of transcription factors in mammals, the KRAB zinc finger (KRAB-ZNF) genes, which on average have accumulated more differences in sequence between humans and chimps than other genes. (innovations-report.com)
  • network
  • The proximity of one transcription factor to another in the network depended on the degree of overlap of the lists of genes that correlate with each. (innovations-report.com)
  • Once this network of transcription factors is established, changes in the network can be amplified because transcription factors control other genes," Nowick said. (innovations-report.com)
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  • geneticist
  • He developed a nutritional assay method for vitamin B12 using Euglena that was used for many years in hospitals to test for B12 levels in blood, eventually being replaced by other methods After graduating from Cornell, he joined an independent research laboratory, the Haskins Laboratories founded by the physicist Franklin Cooper and the entomologist and geneticist Caryl Haskins. (wikipedia.org)
  • relativistic
  • The equations become more complicated in the more familiar three-dimensional vector calculus formalism, due to the nonlinearity in the Lorentz factor, which accurately accounts for relativistic velocity dependence and the speed limit of all particles and fields. (wikipedia.org)
  • quantitative
  • The biophysicists participating in QBM (Braun, Jungmann, Rädler, Schwille) bring a wealth of advanced expertise and novel methodologies, permitting the high-resolution quantitative and dynamic analysis of regulatory processes, including protein folding/conformation and the interaction of proteins with small molecules, nucleic acids, or other proteins in different settings (single molecule, purified/crude extracts). (lmu.de)
  • particles
  • At the ILC physicists hope to be able to: Measure the mass, spin, and interaction strengths of the Higgs boson If existing, measure the number, size, and shape of any TeV-scale extra dimensions Investigate the lightest supersymmetric particles, possible candidates for dark matter To achieve these goals, new generation particle detectors are necessary. (wikipedia.org)
  • frequencies
  • With a Verdi pitch standard of 432 = 2*2*2*2*3*3*3, in just tuning all octaves (factor 2), perfect fourths (factor 4/3) and fifths (factor 3/2) will have pitch frequencies of integer numbers, but not the major thirds (factor 5/4) nor major sixths (factor 5/3) which have a prime factor 5 in their ratios. (wikipedia.org)
  • The French acoustic physicist Joseph Sauveur, a non-musician, researched musical pitches and determined their frequencies. (wikipedia.org)
  • Leyden jars or more powerful devices employing flat glass plates alternating with foil conductors were used exclusively up until about 1900, when the invention of wireless (radio) created a demand for standard capacitors, and the steady move to higher frequencies required capacitors with lower inductance. (wikipedia.org)
  • scientific
  • Note that 256 being a power of 2, only octaves (factor 2) and, in just tuning, higher-pitched perfect fifths (factor 3/2) of the scientific pitch standard will have a frequency of a convenient integer value. (wikipedia.org)
  • However scientific tuning implies an equal temperament tuning where the frequency ratio between each half tone in the scale is the same, being the 12th root of 2 (a factor of ca. 1.059463), which is not a rational number: therefore in scientific pitch only the octaves of C have a frequency of a whole number in Hertz. (wikipedia.org)
  • project
  • During the design and the first construction stage, a heated debate ensued about the high cost of the project. (wikipedia.org)
  • Early in 1993 a group supported by funds from project contractors organized a public relations campaign to lobby Congress directly, but in June, the non-profit Project on Government Oversight released a draft audit report by the Department of Energy's Inspector General heavily criticizing the Super Collider for its high costs and poor management by officials in charge of it. (wikipedia.org)
  • Research
  • They argued that, although the SSC would certainly conduct high-quality research, it was not the only way to acquire new fundamental knowledge, as some of its supporters claimed, and so was unreasonably expensive. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Agrophysical Research Institute (AFI, Агрофизический научно-исследовательский институт) is a public research and higher education facility dedicated to the study of agrophysics, agricultural sciences and research on physical problems of agriculture. (wikipedia.org)
  • science
  • The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! (physicsforums.com)
  • Dr. Ramón E. López (born c. 1959) is a Space Physicist and author, who played an instrumental role in the implementation of a hands-on science program in the elementary and middle grades of the Montgomery County Public School System (MCPS) in Maryland. (wikipedia.org)
  • There his science teacher, who also served as an influential factor in his decision to become a scientist, taught him to do a small amount of computer programming. (wikipedia.org)
  • design
  • At the end of the 19th century the physicist Ernst Abbe developed equations that allow calculating the design of optimized optical microscopes in Jena, Germany, stimulated by co-operation with the optical workshop of Carl Zeiss. (wikipedia.org)
  • Physicists working on the GDE completed a detailed ILC design report, publishing it in June 2013. (wikipedia.org)
  • form
  • Using QtWayland and QtDeclarative, we give an overview of how Qt helped to ship Wayland with our acclaimed UI to a range of devices and form factors. (marketwired.com)
  • The formalism allows the calculation of the electric and magnetic fields inside and outside a spherical object and is generally used to calculate either how much light is scattered, the total optical cross section, or where it goes, the form factor. (wikipedia.org)
  • energy
  • Even though the nominal collision energy at the LHC will be higher than the ILC collision energy (14,000 GeV for the LHC vs. ~500 GeV for the ILC), measurements could be made more accurately at the ILC. (wikipedia.org)
  • main
  • The keynote speakers will focus on a wide variety of highly compelling and relevant topics, including the usage of augmented reality (AR) in autonomous vehicles, how digital image analysis can help in the search for a cure for cancer, and why ease-of-use is one of the main factors driving innovation in the gaming industry. (marketwired.com)
  • known
  • At 43rd St., Hutner became known for nurturing young students at a time when this was not a typical pattern, and the lab served as an incubator for many talented high school and undergraduate students. (wikipedia.org)
  • The asteroid impact that caused Mistastin crater generated temperatures exceeding 2,370 °C, the highest temperatures known to have occurred on Earth. (wikipedia.org)
  • charge
  • In October 1745, Ewald Georg von Kleist of Pomerania, Germany, found that charge could be stored by connecting a high-voltage electrostatic generator by a wire to a volume of water in a hand-held glass jar. (wikipedia.org)