Science method

Why virtual teams use the LEGO® Serious Play® method to build engagement

The LEGO® Serious Play® methodology brings behavioral change, builds a positive organizational culture and defines strategy. The last two years have caused huge disruptions in the culture and fabric of organizational teams that are now working remotely and communicating virtually. Organizations are constantly looking for ways to reduce the risk …

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Development of a one-step analytical method for multiple amino acids using a microfluidic paper-based analytical device

In our previously reported LPAD for histidine, the enzymatic reaction had to be performed outside the LPAD: the reaction mixture with HisRS, histidine, ATP and MgCl2 in a microtube was heated using an aluminum heating block at 80 °C for 30 min and cooled on ice for 5 min. Then …

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Discovery Reveals Role of Oxygen Impurities in Semiconductor Properties

A research team probing the properties of a semiconductor combined with a new thin oxide film has observed a surprising new source of conductivity from oxygen atoms trapped inside. Scott Chambers, materials scientist at the Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, reported the team’s discovery at the American Physical …

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Herophilus Publishes a General Method for Detecting Relevant Signals in Machine Learning Analysis of Complex Biological Datasets | Business

SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–February 28, 2022– Herophilus, a leading biotechnology company developing neurotherapies to cure complex brain diseases, today announced the publication of research describing a new statistical method to identify and analyze the effects of potentially confounding variables on models of machine learning for complex biological datasets. The ability of …

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HBKU college considers an objective method to monitor sports training

The College of Health and Life Sciences (CHLS) at Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU) presented a lecture by influential researcher from the University of South Australia, Professor Jon Buckley, highlighting the using heart rate kinetics to monitor the physical performance of athletes. Professor Buckley, Dean of Programs at the University …

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Century-old technology inspires early warning method for detecting tsunamis and earthquakes

Newswise – A million miles of fiber optic cables lie on the ocean floor, carrying telecommunications signals across vast stretches of ocean to keep the world connected. A new international collaboration, including experts from the University of Texas at Austin, aims to turn them into a global early warning system …

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Scientists Invent Imaging Method to Assess Quality of 3D Printed Metal Parts

Analyzing unique crystal patterns on the surface of a 3D printed metal can pave the way for certification and quality assessment of parts made by additive manufacturing. Credit: Nanyang Technological University Scientists at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) have developed a fast and inexpensive imaging method that can analyze …

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Detection method for transparent glass cleaning device, image processing approach

When the camera is focused on the dust particles, the background is blurred as shown in Fig. 1a. At this point, the dust particles to be separated are in focus and the background, which should be ignored, is out of focus. To distinguish between the two, an edge detection method …

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Method enables CO2 recycling and drug development simultaneously

Researchers from the Institute for Chemical Reaction Design and Discovery (ICReDD) at Hokkaido University have developed a technique that could help recycle waste carbon dioxide (CO2) while creating beneficial molecules for drug development. Artistic representation of electricity allowing the addition of CO2 to heteroaromatic compounds. Image credit: Tsuyoshi Mita. Besides …

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A Greek academic leads a revolutionary method to help children with autism overcome their fears

Research by Greek academic Dr Haris Karnezi in collaboration with Dr Kevin Tierney of Trinity College Dublin has been declared groundbreaking in helping children with autism overcome their fears. Research that promotes the use of interactive fairy tales in the treatment process has highlighted a case in which the Cognitive …

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