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Improved method developed to locate ships in storms

There are already systems that detect ships at sea, but a group of engineers from the UAH, led by the researcher Raúl Vicen, has introduced a new development, involving "the use of artificial intelligence techniques and improvements in the te...

Nanoparticles may enhance circulating tumor cell detection

Tiny gold particles can help doctors detect tumor cells circulating in the blood of patients with head and neck cancer, researchers at Emory and Georgia Tech have found. The detection of circulating tumor cells (CTCs) is an emerging technique tha...

NRL scientists elevate warfighter readiness against invisible threats

(WASHINGTON) -- In asymmetric warfare, early detection and identification of trace level chemical and biological agents and explosive compounds is critical to rapid reaction, response, and survivability. While there are many methods currently be...

Urine-sniffing dogs: Early detection of prostate cancer

Arnhem, The Netherlands, 7 February 2011 -- In the February 2011 issue of European Urology, Jean-Nicolas Cornu and colleagues reported the evaluation of the efficacy of prostate cancer (PCa) detection by trained dogs on human urine samples. In th...

Texas A&M professor helps develop first high-temp spin-field-effect transistor

COLLEGE STATION, Dec. 23, 2010 -- An international team of researchers featuring Texas A&M University physicist Jairo Sinova has announced a breakthrough that gives a new spin to semiconductor nanoelectronics and the world of information technolog...

NIH study suggests that early detection is possible for prion diseases

A fast test to diagnose fatal brain conditions such as mad cow disease in cattle and Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease in humans could be on the horizon, according to a new study from National Institutes of Health scientists. Researchers at NIH's National I...

Colonoscopy technique increases polyp detection in far reaches of right colon

San Antonio, Texas, October 18, 2010 -- Research exploring the progression of colon polyps to colorectal cancer and evaluating techniques to improve polyp detection was among the clinical science presented at the 75th Annual Scientific Meeting of t...

Eat safer: Novel approach detects unknown food pathogens

INDIANAPOLIS -- Technologies for rapid detection of bacterial pathogens are crucial to maintaining a secure food supply. Researchers from the School of Science at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) and the Bindley Bi...

Scientists make leap forward in early detection for Alzheimer’s and cancer

Scientists at the UK's National Physical Laboratory have developed a new strategy for quicker and more precise detection of biomarkers -- proteins which indicate disease. The work could pave the way for new tools to detect early stages of Alzheimer...

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