"Visualization of a Stampede: On Rendering Vertex Buffer Objects with CGLX" by Madhu Srinivasan

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Dr. Madhu Srinivasan discussing his visualization of a stampede. KAUST sonification engineers have developed and will continue working on an audio project that utilizes this type of media.

Mada'in Saleh (Al-Hajir): Visualizing a Nabataean Tomb

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This is a silent short clip intended for use at the KAUST SIGGRAPH booth in a series of video loops played during the convention.
Dina Garatly, Content Modeler and Producer at the KAUST Visualization Lab, created 3D models of a Nabataean tomb at Mada’in Saleh (Al-Hajir), Saudi Arabia to help archeologists with their study and annotation in the World Heritage Site.
For further details about the project, see the article in the KAUST Beacon, October 2010 Issue, Pg: 6-7.

Echogram of the Red Sea

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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...

Models and Simulations of a Nanosphere: KCC1

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Dr. Madhu Srinivasan, CG Developer at KAUST Visualization Laboratory generated 3D models and animations to visually simulate the first nanoparticle developed by KAUST Catalysis Center. KCC1 is the first Nanoparticle developed by KAUST Catalysis Center. Director of KAUST Catalysis Center, Dr. Jean-Marie Basset, Senior Research Scientist at KCC, Dr. Vivek Polshettiwar, and Dr. Dongkyu Cha of the Advanced Nanofabrication Imaging & Characterization Core Laboratory discuss the details of...

KAUST RSRC Marine Science: Masters Student Field Experience in Norway

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In this video, twelve Marine Science master's students describe their experiences at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) and we are able to take a peek into some of their field research activities while on a group trip in Norway.

The Red Sea Research Center is located on the eastern coast of the Red Sea at KAUST in Thuwal, Saudi Arabia. For more information please see: rsrc.kaust.edu.sa

Recent study on drug for newly diagnosed glioblastoma patients

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Bevacizumab offers no benefit for newly diagnosed glioblastoma (brain) cancer patients, MD Anderson-led study finds. Mark Gilbert, M.D., professor in Neuro-Oncology at MD Anderson Cancer Center, and Minesh Mehta, M.D., Ph.D., chairman of Radiation Oncology at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, discuss their study in the front line setting for the treatment of glioblastoma.

Doctors and veterinarians work together to cure cancer

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Download from iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/itunes-u/doctors-veterinarians-work/id431848... . Dogs share similar characteristics and lifestyles to human beings since both have been cohabitating for thousands of years. Because of this, canines have also developed cancers much like those of humans. Laurence Cooper, M.D., Ph.D., professor in Pediatrics at MD Anderson Cancer Center, and Texas A&M’s veterinary school, have teamed up to study oncology across species with hopes of...

Research aims to capture, interrogate single cancer cells

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http://www.mdanderson.org/newsroom/news-releases/2012/project-to-capture... Nicholas Navin, Ph.D., of MD Anderson's Genetics Department, has a plan to sort out the genetic differences among individual tumor cells at different stages of cancer development, then analyze and compare their active mutations. The results should track the evolution of triple-negative breast cancer from initial tumor, to circulating tumor cell to metastatic cell. This new approach, funded by the Damon Runyon...

Desmoid tumors – dangerous when not treated as cancer

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Download from iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/desmoid-tumors-dangerous-when/id4318... . Desmoid tumors, also known as "aggressive fibromatosis," develop from fibroblasts which are found throughout the body. Desmoid tumors may become life threatening when they constrict vital organs such as kidneys, lungs or intestines. Some physicians consider desmoid tumors non-cancerous since they do not metastasize, but there is a danger of undertreating. Raphael Pollock, M.D., Ph.D.,...

Expanded umbilical cord blood shortens perilous wait for transplant recovery

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A team led by MD Anderson researchers finds that growing cord blood stem cells on a bed of supportive cells in the lab results in faster establishment of a new blood supply in patients who receive blood stem cell transplants, reducing the time when patients lack white blood cells, platelets.