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Water Recycling Project Tested in Turkey Plant

...in the food safety process.The current rules allow application of ozone only when the water passesthrough the cyl...od and Drug Administration has not approved direct application ofozone to poultry, but AWPI has received permission from the agency to beginwork on testing the pro...

Virginia Tech Researchers Receive Patent For Rapid Virus Detection Technology

... samples can be testedfurther." Funding for patent application andcommercial development was provided by Virginia's Center for InnovativeTechnology and Dominion Biosciences, Inc. A description of the developmentof the rapid virus test was presented at the American Societyfor Microbiology meeting in May, 1995....

Nitric Oxide May Hold Key To First Treatment For Deadly Form Of Malaria, Duke Scientists Report

...tis. The scientists say that an immediate application from the research maybe a new way to disarm invasive bacteria that have become resistant to antibiotics-- a major problem in the treatment of infections, especially in hospitalsettings. Other contributors to the work include Alfred Hauslade...

Nitric Oxide Found To Control Cells By Turning On Genes; Suggests New Role In Health And Disease

...tis. The scientists say that an immediate application from the research maybe a new way to disarm invasive bacteria that have become resistant to antibiotics-- a major problem in the treatment of infections, especially in hospitalsettings. Other contributors to the work include Alfred Hauslade...

Plants Have Future As Environmental Clean-Up Agents

...rees will be planted at the site. "It's really an application of university research to a countylevel," said Ann Feyerharm, special projects assistant for RileyCounty. "I never would have heard of it if it hadn't been for Dr.Erickson and Dr. Davis." Feyerharm said one of the most attractive aspects ofbioremedi...

A Sensor, A Switch, A Zipper: Protein Engineers Design Potential Tool

... of a triple helix. One example of such an application is to bring together a DNA-binding protein and a gene-activating protein to create a "switch" that targets and activates a specific gene. The goal of protein engineers is to design and build proteins with des...

Researchers Corral Millions Of Microscopic Membranes

...mpounds for the first time. A potential biomedical application is cell screening of the type required for leukemia patients. Doctors must closely monitor the different kinds of cells in a leukemia patient's blood. Using a small wafer holding millions of micro-patches that have been seeded with proteins that bind...

'BirdSource' Website For Citizen-Science Data

...Cornell Theory Center for its role. The Web-based application relies on an Informix database server, a Netscape Web server, and Netscape's LiveWire client-server application development environment. JavaScript implementations allow users to proofread their entries and chec...

Biosensor Is A Model For Widespread Testing Of Chemicals, Molecules

...ary author Homme Hellinga predictsthe first useful application will be a portable "bedside laboratory"that physicians can use to receive on-the-spot analysis of a patient's blood.Such a kit would reduce the time and expense of sending samples out forlaboratory analysis, and would help doctors in diagnosing parti...

Cricket And Chemistry Combine To Provide New Understanding Of How Fats Work

.... Chemical companies have long been aware that the application of certain enzymes to fats can change, remove or replace one or more of the three long cricket stump like chains of a fat, and thus influence the quality and performance of that fat. These effects however have been found by long and expensive trial a...

Roadsides Benefit From Waste, UF Researchers Say

... there's a quick flush of growth after the initial application but no sustained nourishment of the soil and grass. Black said motorists cruising with their windows down might get a whiff of the compost after it's dumped from trucks, but once it's spread, the odor dissipates quickly and no one has complained. In ...

E. Coli Genome Reported: Milestone Of Modern Biology Emerges From Wisconsin Lab

...d inhuman DNA. NHGRI also supports research on the application of genometechnologies to the study of inherited disease, as well as the ethical, legaland social implications of this research. While primary funding for E. coli work came from the NHGRI, critical equipment was provided by the Division of Research Re...

MGH-Led Team Finds Gene For Crippling Neurologic Disorder

...tifying these carriers of the mutation could allow application of preventive treatments. Supporters of this research include the Dystonia Medical Research Foundation, the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, the Jack Fasciana Fund for the Support of Dystonia Research, the Histadrut Foundati...

New, Environmentally Friendly Technique For Separating Liquids Invented At UNC-CH

...from water, the scientistsaid. The first practical application could come within a couple of years in thetextile industry, which releases countless tons of waste water into theenvironment every year. "This work opens the door to using environmentally friendly solvents inthis very solvent-intensive proce...

Competitive Inhibition May Enhance Safety Of Minimally Processed Fruits And Vegetables

...properhandling and packaging of produce. A current application of competitive inhibition is the "Wisconsin process" forensuring the safety of bacon. This process uses LAB cultures with reducedlevels of nitrite to prevent the growth of harmful microorganisms. Biocontrol has also been studied for use in poultry ...

Overfeeding Normal Infant Rats Affects Three Generations: Permanently Changes Basic Metabolism, Interferes With Reproduction

...and leptin. The work has broad clinical application in understanding and improvingthe outcome of diabetic pregnancies and in dealing with an epidemic increase inobesity and non-insulin-dependent diabetes that has been documented among thePima Indians of Arizona, Australian aboriginals and other human ...

First Selenium-Based Orally-Active Antihypertensive May Lead To New Family Of Therapeutic Agents

...uch more preclinicalwork would be necessary before application could be made to test the newmolecules in humans, he noted. Additional Study May Show Health Role ofSelenium May believes the work so far has shown the potential ofselenium-based compounds as therapeutic agents. He would like topartner with a ph...

Whitaker Awards $6.8 Million For Biomedical Engineering Education

...ial to the fundamental understanding and practical application of modern molecular medicine. The emphasis will be on education and research in the delivery of molecular medicine and the role of molecular transport processes in diseases. At Purdue, a new graduate program in biomedical engineering will be off...

Doublecortin : A Novel Gene Involved In Cortical Development

... contre les Myopathies thanks toTelethon. A patent application was submitted by INSERM on 21 November, 1997. For more information : " Identification of a novel CNS Gene Required for Neuronal Migration andinvolved in X-linked Subcortical Laminar Heterotopia and Lissencephaly syndrome"Vincent des Portes 1 , J...

IFT Foundation Receives Grant For Graduate Nutrition Fellowships

...ect fellowship recipients on an annual basis. The application deadline for the 1998 fellowship is Feb. 1. For more information or an application, visit IFT's web site at www.ift.org/ >or contact Julie Bayles at (312) 782-8424 X124 or jlbayles@ift.org >....

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