Diet, microbiota, and microbial metabolites in colon cancer risk in rural Africans and African Americans

submitted by: sjokeefe
Background: Epidemiologic studies have suggested that most cases of sporadic colon cancer can be attributed to diet. The recognition that colonic microbiota have a major influence on colonic health suggests that they might mediate colonic carcinogenesis. Objective: To examine the hypothesis that the influence of diet on colon cancer risk is mediated by the microbiota through their metabolites, we measured differences in colonic microbes and their metabolites in African Americans with a...
Authors: Junhai Ou, Franck Carbonero, Erwin G Zoetendal, James P DeLany, Mei Wang, Keith Newton, H Rex Gaskins, Stephen JD O’Keefe

A videoscope for use in minimally invasive periodontal surgery

submitted by: skharrel
Abstract Introduction: Minimally invasive periodontal procedures have been reported to produce excellent clinical results. Visualization during minimally invasive procedures has traditionally been obtained by the use of surgical telescopes, surgical microscopes, glass fibre endoscopes or a combination of these devices. All of these methods for visualization are less than fully satisfactory due to problems with access, magnification and blurred imaging. Clinical Innovation: A...
Authors: SK Harrel, TG Wilson Jr, F Rivera-Hidalgo

20130613 - Protein Prediction 1 - Burkhard Rost - Secondary Structure prediction (Whiteboard)

submitted by: rostlab

Date: 20130613

Course: Protein Prediction 1

Title: Secondary Structure prediction

Speaker: Burkhard Rost

Audience: Computer Science students

20130613 - Protein Prediction 1 - Burkhard Rost - Secondary Structure prediction (Whiteboard)

submitted by: rostlab

Date: 20130613

Course: Protein Prediction 1

Title: Secondary Structure prediction

Speaker: Burkhard Rost

Audience: Computational Biology students

Volume Visualization and Compositing on Large Scale Displays Using Handheld Touchscreen Interaction

submitted by: apryl

KAUST graduate student, Cristhopper Armenta Gastelum, describes his research.

Echogram of the Red Sea

submitted by: apryl
This is a short clip intended for use at the KAUST SIGGRAPH booth in a series of video loops played during the convention. 62,000+ pixels wide, this image can be viewed in full resolution on the 40 Gigapixel tiled display wall at KAUST Visualization Laboratory. It is also annotated with sound clips that describe specific areas of the dataset as you bring them into view. Data provided by: Dr. Stein Kaartvedt, KAUST Professor, Marine Science Associate Director, Red Sea Research Center...