Four groups join forces to study seamounts near Haida Gwaii in BC

first_imgVANCOUVER – The protection and understanding of underwater mountains near the islands of Haida Gwaii in British Columbia will be the focus of a new partnership and expedition involving four groups.Fisheries and Oceans Canada says it’s joining forces with the Haida Nation, Oceana Canada and Ocean Networks Canada to share resources and knowledge about seamounts.It says seamounts, or underwater mountains, are internationally recognized as highly structured environments that are ideal for coral and sponge growth and as foraging habitat for fish and other marine life.A news release from Fisheries and Oceans Canada says the groups will spend 16 days in July aboard a state-of-the-art vessel studying three seamounts, which are found in every ocean but are particularly abundant in the Pacific.Haida Nation president Peter Lantis says he and his members are looking forward to improving management of the culturally, spiritually and economically important seamounts.Fisheries Minister Dominic LeBlanc says the expedition will study some of Canada’s most unique marine ecosystems and that collaboration is essential to finding the best ways to achieve meaningful conservation that benefits both the environment and coastal communities.last_img read more

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Storm leaves more than 275000 people without power in southern Quebec

first_imgMONTREAL — Hundreds of thousands of people are still without power in southern Quebec after the region was hit freezing rain and strong winds.Quebec-Hydro says the storm Monday caused branches and trees to come in contact with their network, leaving 275,000 people without power by early Tuesday morning.Significant damage on the north shore. Approximately 360 crews will be in the field over the next few hours, including teams from our transmission network and private contractors. Also, #HydroSherbrooke teams will join us to speed up the work. #outages— Hydro-Québec (@hydro_customer) April 9, 2019The Crown corporation says the hardest hit areas were Laval, Lanaudiere and the Laurentians.Meanwhile, the city of Laval opened two community centres for the night to help people without electricity.By Tuesday morning, more than 80,000 people in the city were without power, while more than 90,000 were still left in the dark in Lanaudiere. The mass outages have forced some schools to cancel classes for the day.@client_hydro teams are hard at work in #Laval where 70,000 people are still out of electricity after Monday’s freezing rain and strong winds— Aimée Lemieux (@ALemieuxNews) April 9, 2019Hydro-Quebec spokesman Louis-Olivier Batty said Monday evening that teams from regions less affected by the power outages had been called in as reinforcements.Authorities in Laval urged residents to exercise caution after five people were sent to hospital in two separate incidents.In one case, two adults and two children, 13 and 11, were sent to hospital after a barbecue was used inside a home. In the other, an adult male was transported to hospital. All are recovering.Some 40% of Laval lost power in the past 24 hours. Community centre Lausanne is busy with children and the elderly seeking warmth. @BTCityNewsMTL— Emily Campbell (@emkcampbell) April 9, 2019Firefighters reported high levels of carbon monoxide inside both homes.The City of Laval says two community centres have been made available to residents needing to shower, charge their phones or warm up.Yellow alertWeather conditions are impeding mail delivery in the Montréal, Que. region. While every effort is being made to deliver the mail, some customers may not receive mail today. Delivery will resume once it’s safe to do so.— Canada Post Helps (@canadaposthelps) April 9, 2019A special weather statement remains in effect for the regions warning of an additional five to 10 centimetres of snow expected to fall today. There’s also a continued risk of freezing rain according to Environment Canada.The weather agency also cautions the snow and freezing rain could bring an additional weight on structures and trees that are already covered in freezing precipitation.-with files from CityNews Montreallast_img read more

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Commentary Ohio State football will be just fine in 2014 season

Freshman defensive end Joey Bosa (97) sacks the quarterback during the Big Ten Championship against Michigan State at Lucas Oil Stadium. OSU lost, 34-24.Credit: Shelby Lum / Photo editorWith the conclusion of arguably the most entertaining and best played National Championship game in the BCS era, the teams who came up just short of getting an opportunity to play for the crystal ball turn their attention to next fall.Among those teams are the Ohio State Buckeyes, who finished ranked 12th in the sport’s final AP poll after starting the year at No. 2.But for a program and fan base that has championship expectations every single year, 2013 could be seen as a failure.The Buckeyes reeled off 24 straight victories under coach Urban Meyer, but they were unable to get the job done when it really mattered, losing first to Michigan State in the Big Ten Championship game, and then to Clemson in the 2014 Discover Orange Bowl. Back-to-back losses seemed next to impossible less than two month ago, but it still happened.So where does OSU go from here?The loss of four offensive linemen will hurt, in addition to junior linebacker Ryan Shazier and redshirt-junior cornerback Bradley Roby heading to the NFL. The Buckeyes will also lose their top rusher in senior running back Carlos Hyde, and top receiver in senior wide receiver Corey “Philly” Brown.I know that seems like a lot, but relax, Buckeye Nation — it’s going to be fine.With the reported decision by junior quarterback and two-time Big Ten player of the year Braxton Miller to return to school, the Buckeyes — and Meyer — are going to get another season of one of the most dynamic players in college football. That alone should put fans at ease, and make them excited for next football season.Yes, finding four players to fill the void left by the graduated seniors on the offensive line won’t be an easy task, but redshirt-freshman Pat Elflein filled in admirably against Michigan and Michigan State in the absence of redshirt-senior Marcus Hall, earning glowing remarks from redshirt-senior center Corey Linsley. Offensive line coach Ed Warinner is one of the best in the business, and during fall camp spoke of redshirt-freshman Kyle Dodson and sophomore Jacoby Boren like they were on the cusp of being great.Also, replacing the powerhouse that is Hyde might be hard, but the Buckeyes should be able to do so smoothly. It’s clear that freshman Ezekiel Elliott is the guy Meyer sees as next in line, as he would often replace Hyde when he needed a break this year. With an impending improvement from year one to year two at OSU, a backfield of Elliott and Miller could be pretty special. And that’s not to mention freshman Dontre Wilson, whose speed is something the Buckeyes have been missing.The Buckeye defense was in no way what fans are used to, particularly against the pass, where it gave up an average 268 yards per game — good for 112th in the country — and got torched by Clemson redshirt-senior quarterback Tajh Boyd and junior wide receiver Sammy Watkins in the Orange Bowl.But with young players like freshman defensive back Vonn Bell and freshman defensive end Joey Bosa, the Silver Bullets could very well return to form next year. They honestly have nowhere to go but up, and Meyer’s 2014 recruiting class (ranked No. 2 in the nation by features plenty of defensive talent including the country’s top linebacker, Raekwon McMillan.OSU avoids playing traditional tough matchups in Wisconsin and Nebraska in 2014, and are sure to have revenge in their hearts for another trip to East Lansing, Mich., to take on the Spartans.It’s often said that high-profile programs like Alabama, Texas and Florida State don’t rebuild, they reload.And as long as Meyer is at the helm, fear not Buckeye fans — OSU will too. read more

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Bonuspoint win over les Bleus boosts Schmidts Ireland before Wales trip

first_img Share146 Tweet Email By Murray Kinsella Earls scorches clear for Ireland’s fourth try. Source: James Crombie/INPHOCarty showed his class with two delightful tactical kicks soon after coming on, the second of which led to a crooked lineout throw from Guirado, meaning another five-metre scrum for Schmidt’s men.This passage of pressure saw the French scrum wholly incapable of staying up and replacement tighthead Dorian Aldegheri was sin-binned by referee Ben O’Keeffe, although Ireland butchered the scrum immediately after.Frustratingly, it was the French who finished with the final scoring acts, Huget breaking away under the posts, before replacement hooker Camille Chat dotted down at the back of a maul.Ireland scorers:Tries: Rory Best, Johnny Sexton, Jack Conan, Keith EarlsConversions: Johnny Sexton [3 from 4]France scorers:Try: Yoann Huget, Camille ChatConversion: Baptiste Serin [2 from 2]IRELAND: Jordan Larmour; Keith Earls (Andrew Conway ’76), Garry Ringrose, Bundee Aki, Jacob Stockdale; Johnny Sexton (Jack Carty ’58), Conor Murray (John Cooney ’58); Cian Healy (Dave Kilcoyne ’51), Rory Best (captain) (Niall Scannell ’58), Tadhg Furlong (John Ryan ’58); Iain Henderson (Ultan Dillane ’58), James Ryan; Peter O’Mahony, Josh van der Flier (Jack Conan ’24), CJ Stander.FRANCE: Thomas Ramos (Maxime Medard ’63); Damien Penaud, Mathieu Bastareaud, Gael Fickou, Yoann Huget; Romain Ntamack (Anthony Belleau ’76), Antoine Dupont (Baptiste Serin ’72); Jefferson Poirot (Etienne Falgoux ’17), Guilhem Guirado (captain) (Camille Chat ’72), Demba Bamba (Dorian Aldegheri ’13 to ’20, permanent ’63 (yellow card ’68)); Felix Lambey (Paul Willemse ’63), Sebastien Vahaamahina; Wenceslas Lauret (Gregory Alldritt ’11), Arthur Iturria, Louis Picamoles (Demba Bamba ’68 to ’78).Referee: Ben O’Keeffe [New Zealand].Subscribe to our new podcast, The42 Rugby Weekly, here: Bonus-point win over les Bleus boosts Schmidt’s Ireland before Wales trip The Ireland boss will be frustrated at how his side closed out the game but they dominated most of the contest. Mar 10th 2019, 4:58 PM 89 Comments Sunday 10 Mar 2019, 4:58 PM Short URL Subscribe Ireland 26France 14Murray Kinsella reports from the Aviva Stadium JOHNNY SEXTON DISHING out high fives, Garry Ringrose’s dancing feet taking him around defenders, CJ Stander’s relentless carrying driving him through Frenchmen, Keith Earls scorching home off a Joe Schmidt special strike play. Happier times are back and, after a bonus-point win here, Schmidt’s team now face into a visit to Wales next weekend, when they can spoil Warren Gatland’s side’s Grand Slam party, with momentum harnessed again.The championship is not yet completely dead for Ireland, although they would need Scotland to record a shock win over England next weekend – as well as beating Wales themselves – to claim the trophy. Ireland scored four tries against the French. Source: Ryan Byrne/INPHOEven the late withdrawal of fullback Rob Kearney – ruled out after his calf tightened up yesterday – couldn’t put Ireland off the task here, as Jordan Larmour started and delivered one of his most impressive performances in green yet.Larmour’s introduction meant Schmidt’s team showed eight changes in total from the stuttering win over Italy and the likes of returning captain Rory Best, CJ Stander, Iain Henderson, man of the match James Ryan and Cian Healy added major ballast up front.Sexton and his halfback partner Conor Murray had their best games of the championship so far, while the class of Ringrose back in the 13 shirt was as influential and riveting to watch as ever.The travelling French support was vocal at times but their team gave them little to cheer about until a pair of late consolation scores.  A staggering 90% share of the territory in the first half helped Schmidt’s men towards three tries from Best, out-half Sexton and replacement back row Jack Conan – on for the injured Josh van der Flier – and there was more fun after the break.Earls scored his 30th international try off a delightfully clever strike from a lineout, allowing Schmidt to call the likes of Sexton and Murray ashore with the final quarter still left to play, subs Jack Carty and John Cooney getting valuable exposure at Test level.Jacques Brunel’s visitors were rudderless and impotent for long spells, but the late tries scored by Yoann Huget and Camille Chat will leave Schmidt with some frustrations at how his side saw out their win. Captain Rory Best got Ireland off to the perfect start. Source: Dan Sheridan/INPHOBefore that late flurry, Ireland’s control of the encounter was suffocating and they now face into their six-day turnaround before the visit to Cardiff with their much-discussed confidence boosted. Larmour had a wonderful start, finding grass deep behind the French after a clever early Ringrose kick manipulated their backfield, les Bleus right wing Damien Penaud forced to put the ball into touch after Larmour’s accurate right-footed touch.France infringed on the first close-range maul effort but Ireland went back into the left corner and captain Best snuck down the touchline off the second attempt, James Ryan helping him over for a settling early score, smartly converted by Sexton.And so ensued the incredibly territorial dominance for Ireland as their attacking game showed up impressively, benefiting from superb carrying by the likes of Stander and Healy, as well as the tip-on passes from Peter O’Mahony and others.Healy nearly had a 17th-minute try, showing his smarts to reach out as the ball rolled from the back of a French ruck onto their own tryline, but the Ireland loosehead knocked-on rather than dotted it down and the visitors breathed a sigh of relief.Van der Flier departed injured in the third quarter but Ireland continued to apply pressure and ignore chances to kick at goal, opting instead to go into that left corner. Jack Conan scored Ireland’s third. Source: Ryan Byrne/INPHOLeading 19-0 as the second-half kicked-off, Ireland were treated to a rendition of The Fields of Athenry as the rain fell again, Ringrose’s sharp tackle on Dupont forcing a knock-on as the French had an early chance to attack.France’s next attack saw O’Mahony earn a questionable-looking turnover attack, the slippery ball making it difficult for Brunel’s side.When Ireland got their first chance of the half to create, Earls put a beautiful kick deep behind the French and Ringrose followed up to hammer Dupont in the tackle, providing Ireland a five-metre scrum.Ireland initially missed out on the bonus-point score as they put the ball down twice in quick succession, a Sexton loop play failing and then O’Mahony spilling.But they produced a brilliant Schmidt special after France had exited, Earls joining the a right-hand-side lineout 35 metres out, from where Ireland set up a dummy maul and sent Stander splintering off infield to deliver an inside pass to the hidden Earls.The Munster wing scorched through the beautifully-created gap to finish and Sexton converted for 26-0 before Schmidt sent on Carty in his place and began to empty the bench. Tweet thisShare on FacebookEmail this article Sexton crossed for his first Ireland try since 2015. Source: Ryan Byrne/INPHOWith another penalty advantage playing in the 30th minute, they crossed for a second as Sexton ran a loop around Ringrose – Larmour picking a great line outside Ringrose to sit down the French defence – and the returning outside centre showed his deft handling skills to send Sexton over untouched for a converted try.Ringrose nearly had one himself four minutes later as he beat French fullback Thomas Ramos in the air under a Sexton garryowen, but was unfortunate to lose the ball forward in a last-ditch tackle as he looked to ground it under the posts.Ireland had their third score before the break, however, as the imposing Henderson stripped the ball out of French possession down in the visitors’ besieged 22.Bundee Aki carried powerfully before replacement Conan hammered through French captain Guilhem Guirado’s tackle wide on the right to finish.An utterly dominant first-half for Ireland ended with Sexton and Aki pulling off a choke tackle turnover as les Bleus tried in vain to get a foothold in the Irish half. 43,577 Views last_img read more

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Heres Your Chance to Save Over 50 Off a New Apple HomePod

first_imgWant your products featured at the Geek Deals store? Learn more about how to sell your products online! If you’ve hesitated to buy a smart speaker due to their high cost, your wait is about to pay off. That’s because you can pick up the coveted Apple HomePod for just $296.10 — a savings of over $50 off the MSRP ― when you use the code HOMEPOD10 now at the Geek Deals store.The Apple HomePod isn’t just another smart speaker. Think of it as, instead, the central nervous system of your home automation system. While it does play loud and clear audio with nothing more than a voice command, it also boasts Siri compatibility so you can control other parts of your home such as the thermostat, lights, and even connected appliances.Just hook up your Apple HomePod to your existing Wi-Fi, install the Home app onto your compatible iOS device, and you’re all set. The speaker’s footprint is small enough that it’ll look natural in any room, you can connect multiple speakers together all over your house, and it comes in either black or white so chances are it’ll match your decor.In the not so distant future, every home will be automated to some degree and we don’t think that you’ll want to be left behind. Get with the times and purchase the Apple HomePod now and keep $50 to use on other gadgets — such as smart LED light bulbs — and enjoy all that the future has to offer. Stay on target Apple HomePod – $329See Deal Sonic Soak Is the Tiny Washing Machine That Goes AnywhereThis $500 SEO Tool Is Only $24 Today last_img read more

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Woodland council to vote on cardrooms Dec 6

first_img? Previously: The Oak Tree Restaurant’s owner asked the city council to overturn the city’s 25-year cardroom ban. In September, the council approved the first reading of the repeal.? What’s new: The city planning commission is working to establish an overlay district to limit cardrooms to certain areas of the city.? What’s next: The council will vote to approve an overlay district or interim zoning restrictions and take the final vote on overturning the cardroom ban on Dec. 6.After listening to months of public testimony and taking multiple votes, the Woodland City Council is poised to make a final decision on whether to allow cardrooms.The council has scheduled a final vote to overturn the 25-year ban on cardrooms at its meeting Dec. 6. The council approved the first reading on the ordinance in September by a vote of 5-1. The council is awaiting a recommendation on zoning from the city’s planning commission before taking the final vote.At a September meeting, Councilwoman Merilee McCall voted against overturning the ban because she worried about allowing cardrooms without more specific zoning restrictions. McCall urged the council to slow down the process and take the time to establish clearer parameters before reversing the prohibition.last_img read more

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CES 2019 Sunflower Labs wants to use drones to keep your mansion

first_img All the cool new gadgets at CES 2019 The app shows you an overhead view of your yard, and you can mark points of interest such as your front door or your driveway. These allow you to customize alerts based on time of day, type of motion, and location. You’ll also get very specific notifications that could indicate a person walked to your front door, then around to the back. The bee will use these points of interest when examining the situation.While Sunflower Labs certainly sounds cool, you’ll supposedly need four different sensors for adequate coverage of an ordinary yard. Even once the company gets to scale, I’m guessing Sunflower Labs still won’t be cheap. Nevertheless, combining motion and vibration sensing is pretty smart, and if the company can do what it claims, this security system could be compelling for a privacy-minded person with plenty of disposable income.  Share your voice Preview • This solar patio umbrella follows the sun 0 Security Cameras Drones The smart home security cameras of CES 2019 22 Photos CES 2019 CNET Smart Homecenter_img Tags Post a comment Berna Namoglu When it’s ready, Sunflower Labs won’t be a simple or a cheap security system, but it could be a pretty effective one. On display at CES, the system combines high-tech garden lights with a camera-equipped drone to patrol your yard.The startup behind the system plans to officially start selling it later this year or early next year, but the team at the show didn’t yet know a price. They only indicated that it would be expensive until they can start making it at scale, so at first, it will be a high-end security system only. It’ll use three pieces to keep your home secure. The drone is called the bee, and it lives in a hub station called the hive. The hive connects to your Wi-Fi router and keeps the app up to date. You’ll set the hive in your yard, but it supposedly has a strong enough antenna to talk to your router. You’ll also need to connect the hive to power, as it charges the drone.dsc-2794The hive doubles as a hub for the sensors and a charging station for the drone.  Alex Pachikov The sunflowers complete the system. They look like garden lights and you place them strategically around your yard, connecting them to power through a daisy chain cord. They do cast light, but they also have built-in motion and vibration sensors. Apparently, they’re smart enough to be able to tell the difference between people, pets and cars just from their different motion patterns and the vibrations they make when they move.Once the sunflowers sense something, they send a signal to the hive using a proprietary high-range, low-power radio frequency. Then, the hive sends you an alert, and you can send the bee into action with a simple press of a button in the app. Sunflower Labs will also work with a professional monitoring service that can send the drone if you’re indisposed. The drone is supposedly smart enough that it could navigate to the alert itself and take a look, but a person needs to initiate its flight in order to avoid breaking drone-related laws.  ShadeCraft Sunflower CES 2019: Every story so far: It’s the year’s biggest tech show. CES 2019 schedule: It’s six days of jam-packed events. Here’s what to expect. CES Products Drones 85 Photoslast_img read more

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Prince William smothering Kate Middleton in their relationship

first_imgKate Middleton and Prince William are royalty personified, but even the quintessential royal couple had their ups and downs. The couple Cambridge had to under a bit of a rough patch recently when cheating allegations were raised against Prince William.But Kate and William are still going strong, despite everything. However, it looks like the strength that the couple displays may not be the truth. According to a Royal biographer, Prince William apparently kept Kate Middleton on a tight leash in the early days of their relationship.Biographer Andrew Morton takes a look at the royal pair’s university days in his 2011 book “William and Catherine.”Mr. Morton writes: “Obstinate and strong-willed, William could be an overwhelming presence and, at times, Kate felt taken for granted – treated like a servant rather than his girlfriend.” Mr. Morton apparently spoke to friends of the Royal pair that claimed Prince William wanted Kate to run after him and that the Prince kept her on a tight leash. Reportedly the young couple has had break-ups in the past, multiple in fact, but through it all Kate and William kept going back to each other until they decided to settle down once and for all and got married. The Royal couple has been married for about a decade and have three children together.Kate Middleton and Prince William may have had a few challenges in the early days of their relationship, but now, it looks like the couple has finally found some stability. New parents Meghan Markle and Prince Harry could take a few tips from Kate and William going forward.last_img read more

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750 prodemocracy activists vanished in 10 years Khaleda

first_img.Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) chairperson Khaleda Zia has called for ending enforced disappearances, pointing to the suffering of the victims’ families as well.In a Twitter message on Thursday, she alleged that at least 750 pro-democracy activists had vanished in the last 10 years, a period that coincided with the rule of the Awami League-led regime.As many as “19 BNP activists kidnapped by law enforcing agencies in Black December 2013, still remain untraced,” Khaleda Zia said, obliquely referring to the opposition demonstration before the controversial 5 January 2014 elections.Different national and international rights groups also called for ending the extra-judicial killing and enforced disappearances in Bangladesh in recent years.“The victim families are devastated,” observed Khaleda Zia. “This needs to end,” the BNP chief emphatically said, using hash tag #EnforcedDisappearance #Bangladesh.last_img read more

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Sri Lanka attack timeline 20 minutes of carnage

first_imgA statue of Virgin Mary broken in two parts is seen in front of the St Anthony`s Shrine, Kochchikade church after an explosion in Colombo, Sri Lanka 21 April, 2019. Photo: ReutersBomb blasts ripped through churches and luxury hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, killing 207 and injuring 450 people, in the first major attack on the Indian Ocean island since the end of a civil war 10 years ago. Here is a timeline of the explosions and subsequent events on Sunday. Many of the attacks were carried out by suicide bombers, police said. 8:45am – Explosion at Shangri La hotel in Colombo8:45am – Explosion at St. Anthony’s Church in Kochchikade, Kotahena, Colombo 8:45am – Explosion at St. Sebastian Catholic Church in Negambo 8:45am – Explosion at Kingsbury Hotel in Colombo 8:50am – Explosion at Cinnamon Grand Hotel in Colombo 9:05am – Explosion at Zion Roman Catholic Church in Batticaloa 11:30am – Emergency Security Council meeting held by prime minister Ranil Wickremesinghe 11:40am – Government declares closure of schools across the country for two days 12:15pm – President Maithripala Sirisena appeals for people to keep calm 1:45pm – Explosion at New Tropical Inn in Dehiwela, near the national zoo. This was the seventh explosion. 2:15pm – Explosion at a house in Dematagoda, Colombo, during a police raid (the eighth explosion). Three police officers were killed. 2:20pm – Officials close down the island nation’s zoo in Dehiwela. 2:30 pm – Government blocks major social media networks and messaging services, such as Facebook and WhatsApp. 2:45 pm – Government declares indefinite island wide curfew. 4:00pm – All transport services stopped. 4:30pm – Government declares closure of all state universities indefinitely. 5:00pm – Special cabinet meeting held, headed by prime minister Wickremesinghe. 5:20pm – Police announce the death toll had risen to 207 with 450 injured. 7:00pm – Police find a van used to transport explosives. 7:15pm – Tourism chief says 32 foreigners killed and 30 injured. 8:50 pm – Prime minister orders a probe into why intelligence services failed to act on a warning about the attacks. 9:30pm – Police said 13 arrested, all Sri Lankans. 10:30pm – A petrol bomb attack on a mosque and arson attacks on two shops owned by Muslims are reported in two different parts of the country, police said.last_img
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RSNA 2016 Predicts the Future of Value Imaging

first_img News | Neuro Imaging | August 16, 2019 ADHD Medication May Affect Brain Development in Children A drug used to treat attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) appears to affect development of the brain’s… read more Siemens’ Artis pheno demonstrates greater agility than 8-year-old Artis zeego thanks to elimination of ceiling cables. Value MedicineCost savings. Efficiency. Productivity. And patient-centrism. These, the hallmarks of RSNA 2016, are the pillars of value-based (aka evidence-based) imaging. All relate to the making of clinical decisions based on medical evidence and physician experience in the context of patient preference. The concepts and their application had been built into the thought process of medicine for some time. At RSNA 2016, they were reflected by more effective, less expensive and patient-oriented equipment.These were given credibility by federal legislation, namely the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA), which was signed into law in April 2015, repealing the SGR (sustainable growth rate formula) in favor of payment methods that incentivize value and quality of care rather than volume. Although this legislation dictates no specific payment system, MACRA allows participation in, for example, Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) and Alternative Payment Models (APMs).MACRA — and MIPS — took high profiles at RSNA 2016. Conference visitors were told in ACR-sponsored presentations about the radiology tools for success under MACRA and how radiologists might prosper in the era of payment reform. Adding an air of danger, radiologists were also warned that MACRA and MIPS might kill their practices. While some messages may have been contradicting, the message on the exhibit floor was not. Value-based medicine is on the way and imaging will be playing a big part in it.  Philips’ Illumeo uses adaptive intelligence to gather and display relevant images and patient data. Shimadzu FluoroSpeed X1 Walkaround AHRA 2019Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 1:25Loaded: 11.42%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -1:25 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedAudio Trackdefault, selectedFullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.Close Modal DialogThis is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button. Siemens’ radically redesigned SomatomGo platform eliminates need for a control room, enhances contact between technologist and patient, and reduces patient exposure to radiation. News | Artificial Intelligence | August 13, 2019 Artificial Intelligence Could Yield More Accurate Breast Cancer Diagnoses University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) researchers have developed an artificial intelligence (AI) system that… read more Technology | Radiographic Fluoroscopy (RF) | August 09, 2019 Shimadzu Medical Systems Receives FDA 510(k) for FluoroSpeed X1 RF System Shimadzu Medical Systems USA, a subsidiary of Shimadzu Corp., announced they have received U.S. Food and Drug… read more Videos | Radiographic Fluoroscopy (RF) | August 09, 2019 VIDEO: Demonstration of the Shimadzu FluoroSpeed X1 Radiographic Fluoroscopy System Shimadzu displayed the FluoroSpeed X1 conventional radiographic fluoroscopy (RF) system at the Association for Medica read more Technology | Interventional Radiology | August 16, 2019 Profound Medical Receives U.S. FDA 510(k) Clearance for Tulsa-Pro Profound Medical Corp. announced it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to… read more News | Artificial Intelligence | August 08, 2019 Half of Hospital Decision Makers Plan to Invest in AI by 2021 August 8, 2019 — A recent study conducted by Olive AI explores how hospital leaders are responding to the imperative read more Greg Freiherr has reported on developments in radiology since 1983. He runs the consulting service, The Freiherr Group. Read more of his views on his blog at  FacebookTwitterLinkedInPrint分享 Sponsored Content | Case Study | Radiation Dose Management | August 13, 2019 The Challenge of Pediatric Radiation Dose Management Radiation dose management is central to child patient safety. Medical imaging plays an increasing role in the accurate… read more Toshiba’s model based iterative reconstruction automatically improves image quality while preserving a  greater than 80 percent dose reduction (effective dose 1.7 mSv) on a scan performed using the company’s new Aquilion One/Genesis. There are plenty of uncertainties surrounding medical practice in this country. But, if the Radiological Society of North America’s (RSNA) 2016 annual meeting is an indication, value-based imaging will soon be here and it will not soon be leaving.On Chicago’s McCormick Place exhibit floor, vendors embraced the tenets of value-based imaging from magnetic resonance (MR) to computed tomography (CT), enterprise imaging to X-ray. The signs of the future were, to put it simply, everywhere.Siemens’ new SomatomGo platform exemplified the new order, saving space, while embodying efficiency and productivity thanks to a radically different design from conventional CTs. (More on that later.) MR software and other technologies from Philips and Siemens streamlined clinical protocols and reduced scan time, just as a GE work-in-progress promised to dramatically reduce the need for helium cryogen. X-ray equipment covered the spectrum — at the high-end a robotic interventional system; at the low-end single-purpose digital radiography (DR) systems made for a changing reimbursement landscape; in the middle, a multipurpose system with high-performance features and a price made for small- and mid-size hospitals. Developers of enterprise imaging systems unveiled technologies that might extend imaging through turnkey platforms, components built on innovative zero-footprint technologies, best-of-breed ecosystems and hybrids. Algorithms, fueled by artificial intelligence, promised to reshape the diagnostic progress, retrieving relevant images and patient data alike, as they plumbed the depths of imaging equipment for components that might soon need repair.  Making the Most of Sure ThingsRSNA 2016 had no shortage of conventionally designed systems, many of which made their first appearance at the Chicago-based show. Among them were members of the GE SIGNA portfolio, including Architect 3.0T, Voyager 1.5T and Artist 1.5T. These take their place amid a sprawling GE portfolio of four 3.0T and eight 1.5T scanners. Towing the line of conventional R&D was Toshiba with its unveiling of Aquilion One/Genesis. The compact CT platform ultimately will accommodate a family of upgradable scanners, according to the company, in the space occupied today by 64 slice scanners.Genesis is the next step beyond volumetric CT, according to Toshiba. It provides improved spatial resolution and faster slice reconstruction, as well as reduced radiation dose to the patient. To achieve these, the company redesigned not only its area detector and supporting components, but built into this infrastructure what the company describes as the world’s first model-based iterative reconstruction for volumetric CT. A 30-degree bidirectional gantry tilt capability enables angled scanning to avoid dosing radiosensitive organs. On the MR side, Toshiba’s latest version of its Vantage Titan, the cS, focused on patient comfort and workflow, sporting a tried-and-true 71 cm bore. It supports feet-first exams and reduces noise with its Pianissimo technology.Toshiba was not the only MR vendor to mine the rich vein of patient comfort, particularly as it pertains to wide-bore scanners. Attesting to the maturity of wide-bore systems was the market entry of Swissray. The company, widely reputed for its value X-ray equipment, leapt into the MR arena with the SR Pulse 710, a high-field wide-bore system carrying a sticker under a million dollars. The 1.5T scanner, which is supplied by another company and rebranded by Swissray, features a 71 cm bore; can support patients weighing up to 550 pounds; and includes gradients rated at 33 mT/m.For the very cost-conscious customer who wants high performance, Siemens unveiled a new entry-level MR scanner, its Magnetom Sempra. The 1.5T system is a throwback to a narrower bore (60 cm). But the modestly priced scanner is a workhorse. It is optimized with workflow engines designed specifically to handle the bulk of routine MR applications pertaining to the brain, spine and large joint.Similarly cost pressures, and reimbursement changes that encourage the adoption of digital radiography (DR), led the vendors of X-ray equipment to emphasize low-cost DR solutions. Agfa expanded its line of retrofits with the DX-D 60 17-by-17-inch detector. Carestream featured a highly maneuverable work-in-progress DR system, featuring lightweight carbon nanotube construction designed to make transport and positioning easy despite the lack of a motor, according to the company. Carestream also highlighted its Motion Mobile X-Ray system, a member of the DRX-Revolution family. The system is designed primarily to help small- and mid-size hospitals transition from computed radiography (CR) to DR. It can be configured to use film and CR cassettes initially, allowing later easy upgrades to DR.Siemens’ introduction of the Multix Fusion Max demonstrated that X-ray, which is characterized by low-priced equipment, is becoming increasingly attractive to big vendors. Siemens emphasized the versatility of the system for use in general X-ray, trauma, emergency, chest and on-table exams. The company described system capabilities as similar to those of its high-end DR product, Ysio. Yet the Multix Fusion Max is priced low enough to be within the budgets of small- and medium-sized hospitals.At the high-end of the X-ray spectrum was Siemens’ new robotic C-arm, designed for siting in the hybrid international/surgical suite. The work-in-progress Artis pheno, heir apparent to the 8-year-old Artis zeego, is more agile and minimally intrusive. (Siemens has eliminated the cables that currently tether the zeego to the ceiling.) Other innovations include a wider C-arm, intuitive user interface and tilting table. Siemens’ radically redesigned SomatomGo platform eliminates need for a control room, enhances contact between technologist and patient, and reduces patient exposure to radiation. The CT scanner might not come with protocols that are adequate for each hospital situation, so at Phoenix Children’s Hospital they designed their own protocols, said Dianna Bardo, M.D., director of body MR and co-director of the 3D Innovation Lab at Phoenix Children’s. Images of regions of interest (colored lines) in the white matter skeleton representation. Data from left and right anterior thalamic radiation (ATR) were averaged. Image courtesy of C. Bouziane et al. Feature | RSNA 2016 | February 01, 2017 | By Greg Freiherr RSNA 2016 Predicts the Future of Value Imaging The annual meeting made clear that value-based imaging is imminent, as is taking a patient-oriented stance, and technology is keeping up this pace Related Content Maximizing EfficiencyOn the leading edge was Philips’ PerformanceBridge, an information technology work-in-progress that provides benchmarking for productivity; an integrated dashboard; tracking and analysis of patient dose; cloud-based peer-to-peer practice sharing; and pattern analysis to identify the need for proactive equipment maintenance. PerformanceBridge leverages deep learning algorithms — the stuff of artificial intelligence — to improve the efficiency of radiology departments. Predictive service analytics, powered by these algorithms, examine the mechanism underlying image quality, for example, to identify components at risk of soon failing, thereby raising the potential of just-in-time preventive maintenance.Radiology may get a boost in operational performance by hooking up to a central IT.  But performance, cost savings and a more patient-oriented operation may come from individual modalities, as well.In CT, Siemens unveiled its new SomatomGo platform. The first scanners built on this platform will be the 32-slice SomatomGo.Now and 64-slice SomatomGo.Up with its wider detector. The new platform embraces a single-room concept, eliminating the need for a separate control room. It conserves space by integrating computer hardware into the scanner gantry and makes a shielded niche part of the installation. Potentially increasing productivity while promoting patient comfort, technologists can use a computer tablet to control the scanner while remaining at the patient’s side. Automated and standardized workflows increase reproducibility, while promoting consistent patient outcomes, according to the company. The package is topped off with a multiyear service built into the capital purchase price.Taking aim at problems that can weigh down exam performance, Philips unveiled a half-dozen new applications in MR designed to make interpretations faster and more certain. These addressed practical issues — for example, black blood imaging; a noncontrast enhanced angiography technique with 160 ms temporal resolution; magnification of small fields of view in the brain; and a method for comparing brain images recorded during subsequent exams of the patient as it might happen when repeatedly following up patients with multiple sclerosis.Particularly intriguing was a technology that Philips dubbed MultiBand SENSE. This technology promises to reduce the time needed to scan the brain. Along a similar but more sophisticated track, Siemens unveiled a high-end acceleration technology called Compressed Sensing. Aimed initially at cardiac MR, and designed for use only on the company’s premium scanners (its 3.0T Skyra and 1.5T Aera), the work-in-progress promises to allow cine imaging of the heart without patient breath holds. Later versions may allow more rapid data acquisition for applications addressing other parts of the body, according to the company.In line with increased efficiency at a very sophisticated level was a GE work-in-progress called Freelium, which is designed to reduce the need for helium as a cryogen. The magnet technology, which sprung from concerns about an increasingly tight supply of helium, would reduce the quantity of this noble gas in a scanner by a factor of 100 — from 2,000 to 20 liters. This reduction might allow a one-and-done factory filling with the cryogen.MR scanners are dependent on helium to cool superconducting magnets to the requisite minus 452 degrees F. Not only would the Freelium technology reduce the amount of helium needed, it could substantially lower the cost of magnet installation by simplifying the venting infrastructure.GE was quick to say, however, that Freelium is by far more promise than proven. It represents ongoing research and development and bears the caveat that it “is not a product and it may never become part of a product.” Dashboard shows operational metrics calculated by Philips’ new PerformanceBridge. 1234PreviousNext Philips’ Illumeo uses adaptive intelligence to gather and display relevant images and patient data. News | PACS | August 09, 2019 Lake Medical Imaging Selects Infinitt for Multi-site RIS/PACS Infinitt North America will be implementing Infinitt RIS (radiology information system)/PACS (picture archiving and… read more Toshiba’s model based iterative reconstruction automatically improves image quality while preserving a  greater than 80 percent dose reduction (effective dose 1.7 mSv) on a scan performed using the company’s new Aquilion One/Genesis.  Dashboard shows operational metrics calculated by Philips’ new PerformanceBridge. Connecting the EnterpriseWhen it comes to making medicine more efficient and effective, enterprise imaging shines. Competition in this area heated up at RSNA 2016 with emphasis on EMR integration and exploiting zero-footprint technologies, amid arguments for and against the adoption of platform technologies, best-of-breed systems and hybrids of the two approaches.Philips offered an integrated platform — with a twist. The company’s Illumeo demonstrated how artificial intelligence might be used to fetch relevant data quickly and easily. The work-in-progress is being groomed to use adaptive intelligence to find and present images and EMR data that may be useful in making a diagnosis. Illumeo algorithms understand anatomical context, according to the company. Images from current as well as previous exams might be clustered, according to the company, along with data pulled from the electronic medical record systems. Images are not only retrieved but registered so the radiologist sees MR slices, for example, at the same location and orientation. Illumeo is being developed to work with Phillips’ fledgling Universal Data Manager, which also was unveiled at RSNA 2016. This data manager is designed to handle images from traditional imaging modalities, such as MR, CT and ultrasound, as well as “nonordered” images, such as digital pictures taken, for example, of skin grafts or burns. The radiological and nonordered images are archived so they can be easily retrieved.Together these technologies, which function as parts of the Philips’ IntelliSpace PACS, promise to change the way images are shared, as well as interpreted. Referring physicians can navigate through the various images interactively, according to the company.Carestream showcased its unified core concept, which extends the zero-footprint technology built into its clinical collaboration platform to technologies addressing patient administration, order entry, scheduling and radiology worklists. Lexmark demonstrated the latest version of its enterprise viewer designed for use outside of radiology, namely oncology and ophthalmology. The company, whose corporate identity is intertwined with building-block enterprise imaging technologies, enumerated a hybrid approach somewhere between an “ecosystem” of components operating in concert with an optimized vendor neutral archive and  turnkey enterprise imaging platform.To the latter point, Agfa unveiled the latest version of its platform, the HealthCare Enterprise Imaging Platform. Key features include improved workflow rules that accommodate specialists in an outside of radiology. The platform’s vendor neutral archive (VNA) is optimized to work with other components, according to the company, as it supports live streaming and virtual conferencing to bolsterreal-time collaboration.From these many unveilings, it was clear that value-based imaging is imminent. Working more effectively, productively and less costly are essential, as is taking a patient-oriented stance. The technology for doing so is either already in hand or on the way.   Editor’s note: Watch the video “Key Trends, New Technology at RSNA 2016” for additional information at News | Medical 3-D Printing | August 08, 2019 RSNA and ACR to Collaborate on Landmark Medical 3D Printing Registry The Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) and the American College of Radiology (ACR) will launch a new medical… read more Technology | Neuro Imaging | August 07, 2019 Synaptive Medical Launches Modus Plan With Automated Tractography Segmentation Synaptive Medical announced the U.S. launch and availability of Modus Plan featuring BrightMatter AutoSeg. This release… read morelast_img read more

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first_imgHeaven on Ocean Tourism recently unveiled its ‘Coral Safari’, which was launched by Chief Secretary of Andaman & Nicobar Island, Anand Prakash. ‘Coral Safari’ is a semi submarine which will take one into the deep sea in a comfortable 100 seater fully air-conditioned cabin.“We are happy to have Coral Safari launch their services in our waters for the best tourist experience. The crystal clear shallow waters with worlds most colourful under water corals and rarest species of fishes make Andaman and Nicobar Islands heavenly,” stated Anand Prakash, IAS, Chief Secretary of Andaman & Nicobar Islands.“Coral Safari will be a game changer for everyone who loves underwater experience,” said Prasanna V, Director of Heaven on Ocean Tourism Private Limited. “With this launch, we have enhanced the facilities in Andaman & Nicobar Islands, and we will be leading the next generation of underwater experience in this region, and while others may try to follow, we will continue to do what we do best: exceed guest expectations.”“Our vision of giving luxurious and comfortable experience has become a reality, providing our guests and travel partners an unrivalled luxury vacation experience that embodies the Coral Safari brand,” said Gautham Jayaram, Director of Heaven On Ocean Tourism Private Limited.last_img read more

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