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Systems tool new resource to aid groundwater cleanup
...e zone is the soil above the groundwater. SAC also assesses
the impact of contaminants on human health, animals and the environment. Instead of showing each waste site in isolation as has been done in the past, SAC shows each site in context. "It looks at all the waste sites at Hanford in relationship to each...
Study: Adults maintain significant improvement in ADHD with long-term use of amphetamine
...ial prior to receiving the medication. The ADHD-RS assesses
each of the 18 individual criteria symptoms of ADHD in the "Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition, Text Revision." A reduction in the rating scale score indicates improvement in managing the symptoms of ADHD. Specifica...
ICSU releases GMO synthesis report
... of more than 50 science-based reviews, the report assesses
the risks and benefits of applying new genetic discoveries to food and agriculture. The report was commissioned by ICSU's Advisory Committee on Genetic Experimentation and Biotechnology (ACOGEB). "This report is based on thorough examination of revie...
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Using GPR to estimate tree root biomass
...angle Park, NC present the results of a study that assesses
ground penetrating radar (GPR) as a fast, noninvasive method to improve estimates of root biomass. "Knowing both the volume and extent of root systems is important in the carbon sequestration studies we do," says Kurt Johnsen, director of the SRS Bi...
CSIRO scientist wins highest global award for fisheries research
...the London-based Marine Stewardship Council, which assesses
the sustainability of fishery resources and makes available an EcoLabel to fisheries that pass so that consumers can recognise sustainable seafood products. The early fisheries to receive the MSC EcoLabel were the West Australian rock lobster and New...
Gene predisposes infants to neurologic injury after heart surgery
...n the Psychomotor Developmental Index (PDI), which assesses
gross muscle function needed for crawling and walking. The PDI also assesses
fine muscle skills such as those needed for grasping and imitating hand movements. The associatio...