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Online intervention tool for physician trainees may improve care of substance users

October 9, 2014 8:45 am | by EurekAlert! | News | Comments

Online learning interventions and small group debriefings can improve medical residents' attitudes and communication skills toward patients with substance use disorders, and may result in improved care for these patients, according to a new study....

Of bio-hairpins and polymer-spaghetti

October 9, 2014 8:39 am | by EurekAlert! | News | Comments

Jülich, Germany – When a basically sturdy material becomes soft and spongy, one usually suspects that it has been damaged in some way. But this is not always the case, especially when it comes to complex fluids and biological cells. By looking at ...

Smartphone understands hand gestures

October 9, 2014 8:34 am | by EurekAlert! | News | Comments

It does seem slightly odd at first: you hold the phone in one hand, and move the other in the air above its built-in camera making gestures that resemble sign language. Sometimes you move your index finger to the left, sometimes to the right....

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Mind-controlled prosthetic arms that work in daily life are now a reality

October 9, 2014 8:26 am | by EurekAlert! | News | Comments

For the first time, robotic prostheses controlled via implanted neuromuscular interfaces have become a clinical reality. A novel osseointegrated (bone-anchored) implant system gives patients new opportunities in their daily life and professional activities....

A cost-effective and energy-efficient approach to carbon capture

October 9, 2014 8:25 am | by EurekAlert! | News | Comments

Carbon capture is a process by which waste carbon dioxide (CO2) released by factories and power plants is collected and stored away, in order to reduce global carbon emissions. There are two major ways of carbon capture today, one using powder-like ...

Assuring good nutrition for astronauts

October 8, 2014 5:36 pm | by EurekAlert! | News | Comments

Maintaining the nutritional value of astronauts' food in space over long periods without refrigeration is a challenge, particularly for the essential vitamins. Now University of Massachusetts Amherst food scientists Hang Xiao and colleagues have received a three-year....

The world’s first development platform with 2D multi-touch and 3D gestures

October 8, 2014 4:36 pm | Microchip Technology Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Microchip Technology Inc. (Chandler, AZ) announced the expansion of its Human Interface Input Sensing Solutions portfolio with the introduction of the 3DTouchPad, a PC peripheral and world’s first Development Platform for 2D multi-touch....

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WEST - Wearable Entertainment & Sports Toronto

October 8, 2014 4:23 pm | Events

WEST is a one-day conference exploring the impact of wearable technology on how we create and experience sports and entertainment. It brings together pioneers, thought leaders and experts in the sports, entertainment, and technology space....

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Military connectors provide shell sizes smaller than the current size 9

October 8, 2014 4:12 pm | Tt Electronics | Product Releases | Comments

A lighter and smaller military connector has resulted from a collaboration between TT Electronics (Weybridge, UK) and Esterline Connection Technologies Souriau-Sunbank. The MABAC 38999 micro circular connectors will maintain the same design features....

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Differential pressure transducers designed for Class I Division 1 / 2 hazardous locations

October 8, 2014 3:59 pm | American Sensor Technologies | Product Releases | Comments

American Sensor Technologies, Inc. (Mount Olive, NJ) has released explosion-proof and non-incendive versions of its differential pressure transducer model AST5400. This addition compliments AST's other products in the hazardous location market....

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Stanford's GCEP awards $10.5 million for research on renewable energy

October 8, 2014 2:10 pm | by EurekAlert! | News | Comments

The Global Climate and Energy Project (GCEP) at Stanford University has awarded $10.5 million for seven research projects designed to advance a broad range of renewable energy technologies. The funding will be shared by six Stanford research teams....

Radio telescopes unravel mystery of nova gamma rays

October 8, 2014 2:02 pm | by EurekAlert! | News | Comments

Highly-detailed radio-telescope images have pinpointed the locations where a stellar explosion called a nova emitted gamma rays, the most energetic form of electromagnetic waves. The discovery revealed a probable mechanism for the gamma-ray emissions....

Hungry black hole eats faster than thought possible

October 8, 2014 1:54 pm | by EurekAlert! | News | Comments

Astronomers have discovered a black hole that is consuming gas from a nearby star 10 times faster than previously thought possible. The black hole—known as P13—lies on the outskirts of the galaxy NGC7793 about 12 million light years from Earth....

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Astronomers see right into heart of exploding star

October 8, 2014 1:50 pm | by EurekAlert! | News | Comments

An international team of astronomers has been able to see into the heart of an exploding star, by combining data from telescopes that are hundreds or even thousands of kilometres apart. Their results are published at 18:00 hours on Oct 8 2014....

Choosing the right processor for multimedia, display, and IoT applications

October 8, 2014 1:45 pm | by Amanda McGregor, Freescale Product Marketing Manager | Articles | Comments

Consumers use a wide range of devices on a daily basis. This familiarity has led to high user expectations surrounding devices and a high bar for engineers. Even traditional embedded designs are undergoing transformation with new connectivity....

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