As big science projects generate more and more data, researchers are recruiting citizen scientists to help sift through the information overload. And in the case of new astronomical discoveries, amateur collaborators are even scoring authorship credits on peer-reviewed papers.
Jim Smith, a 23-year-old in Wappingers Falls, N.Y., is taking citizen science to another level. He designed and built his own 3-D printer, which sits in the corner of his living room. Science Friday visited with Smith, got a tour of the machine and did some printing.
By re-examining seismic data collected from Apollo-era moon missions, scientists say they're able to more precisely describe the makeup of the moon's core. Planetary scientist Renee Weber explains how the old data were initially interpreted and what the new analysis shows.
In his new book, vaccine researcher Paul Offit contends that some parents' decisions not to vaccinate their kids are harming others. Offit discusses the anti-vaccine movement, and weighs in on a new report calling a 1998 study linking autism and vaccines an "elaborate fraud."
Apple TV, Google TV, Xbox ... There's no shortage of accessories to add to that 50-inch plasma. Two technology journalists run down the options for accessing the Web or streaming movies on your television. Plus, the latest from the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
Reporting in the journal Science, researchers write of a way to create nanoscale yarns that function as superconductors, batteries or solar cells. Study author Ray Baughman discusses how to twist up these functional yarns, and how they could revolutionize future fabrics.
ALLEGAN, Mich., Jan. 7, 2011 /- Perrigo Company (Nasdaq: PRGO ; TASE) today announced that Perrigo Chairman and CEO Joseph C. Papa will present at the 29th Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference on Monday, January 10, at 11:00 AM (PST) at the Westin St. Francis Hotel in San Francisco,...
Virtual Event Dedicated to Cutting-Edge Trends in Implantable Medical Devices Offers Sessions on Orthopedic and Cardio ApplicationsJanuary 7, 2011 7:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments
LOS ANGELES, Jan. 7, 2011 /- MD+DI ( Medical Device & Diagnostic Industry ), MPMN ( Medical Product Manufacturing News ), and OrthoTec, UBM Canon's Medical Device Media Group leading brands, today announced session topics for the upcoming virtual event, Design Trends: Technological...
Eraser's Model HL2 Lux-thermM Portable Infrared Heater is a high intensity quartz lamp that provides instant, flameless radiant heat. Model HL2 incorporates two clear, high intensity 500 watt tubular quartz heat lamps.
Optical Gaging Products (OGP) introduces the new SmartScope Apex Micro precision dimensional measurement system to the industrial marketplace. Apex Micro is a floor model fixed optics system...
Doctors Research Group Inc. of Southbury, Conn., a maker of a bone cement for repairing cranial defects, has raised $7.7 million of a planned $15 million financing round, according to a regulatory filing.
Hologic Inc., a Bedford developer of diagnostics tools for women's health, has acquired Interlace Medical Inc., a Framingham medical device maker, for $125 million.
Honeywell announced the introduction of the Honeywell Zephyr Analog Airflow Sensors that provide an analog interface for reading airflow over the specified full scale flow span and temperature range.
In an effort to improve assembly efficiency and reduce the amount of lead content in finished products, many electronics manufacturers have selected a land grid array (LGA) as part of their integrated circuit package.
Chimerix Commences CMX001 Open-Label Clinical Study for the Treatment of Patients With Life-Threatening or Serious dsDNA Viral InfectionsJanuary 7, 2011 5:37 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Jan. 7, 2011 /- Chimerix, Inc., a pharmaceutical company developing orally-available antiviral therapeutics, today announced that patient enrollment has begun in a multicenter, open-label clinical study of CMX001 (the CMX001-350 study) for the treatment of...