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You Could Eat Your Dinner Off That...

...ap handles should be cleaned daily, and the toilet bowl three timesa week. Author: Andy Coghlan New Scientist issue 13 June 1998, page 21 PLEASE MENTION NEW SCIENTIST AS THE SOURCE OF THIS ARTICLE...

Williams Syndrome: New UD Study May Shed Light On Rare Genetic Disorder-And Normal Development

...mple, if a normal child watches a doll jump into a bowl (ananimated video event), they might say, 'The doll jumped into the bowl.' But,when a Williams Syndrome child views the same event, they do not describe theevent using the same complex verbs and prepositions. Instead, they might say,'The doll went d...

Biotech Foods Ready For Primetime, Experts Say

...u've topped a sandwich with cheese, gobbled down a bowl of cereal, or guzzled a soft drink, chances are that you've eaten foods from genetically modified crops. Although people in agriculture have been heralding the promise of genetically enhanced crops for 20 years, few products made it to market. Quietl...

Williams Syndrome: UD Research Pinpoints Language And Learning Traits Of Those With The Disorder

...ng object.But they were less likely to mention the bowl or other stable, "reference"object in the scenes--especially when the main object moved away from thereference object, Zukowski reports. Their overall use of verbs was "essentiallyuncompromised," Landau says, though some verb differences were observe...

Reduce calories, stave off hunger with water-rich foods -- not water

...ole, the samecasserole with a glass of water, or a bowl of chicken rice soup. Even though thesoup and the casserole-served-with-water contained exactly the same ingredientsin the same amounts, the soup was more effective in curbing appetite andreducing the calories the women consumed during lunch. ...

Household ant invasions are determined by weather, not pesticide use, new study finds

...uilding moats around pet food. If you put your cat bowl on a plate with soapy water, the ants won`t be able to get across.`` Gordon is quick to point out that cleanliness has little to do with Argentine ant invasions. The insects might go after leftovers on your dining room table, she says, but it`s the ...

NTP plans to look at common viruses, radiation, cooking by-products for new carcinogen report

...and as an ingredient in some moth balls and toilet bowl deodorants. Nitrobenzene, which is used in the production of aniline, a major chemical intermediate in the production of dyes. Nitromethane, a stabilizer added to many halogenated solvents and aerosol propellants. Phenylimidazopyridine, which, lik...

APS promotes innovative science teaching practices with "Frontiers in Physiology"

... teachers will place a mirror in front of the fish bowl to observe and compare the aggressive and submissive reactions of the fish in a threatening atmosphere. The Elvis Experiments: This experiment, named after Elvis Presley, who had high blood pressure, tests different factors that may influence blood...

The skin's acid coating: SFVAMC researchers explain its origin and how it maintains skin integrity

... outer layers of the skin are about as acidic as a bowl of crushed tomatoes. This acidity was believed to help ward off infections by preventing the growth of bacteria. But the source of all this acid and how it helped to maintain the skin's strength and integrity, remained a mystery. In their latest st...

Cognitive testing reduces risks of procedure for brain arteriovenous malformations

Imagine dropping a bowl of spaghetti. That's what AVMs (arteriovenous malformations) look like in the brain -- dense clusters of twisting and turning blood vessels that look more like a wrestling match among a hundred small snakes than part of the circulatory system. Many...

UF expert: ancient fossil suggests flowers may be underwater gift

...ions. When you sit down in the morning and have a bowl of Wheaties or cornflakes, thats a flowering plant, he said. When you eat a beef steak, thats from an animal that ate flowering plants. So, when we study this fossil, were looking at the ancestry of what sustains us in the world today. The plant was...

Ancient flower fossil points to underwater origins

... "When you sit down in the morning and have a bowl of Wheaties or cornflakes, that's a flowering plant," he said. "When you eat a beef steak, that's from an animal that ate flowering plants. So, when we study this fossil, we're looking at the ancestry of what sustains us in the world today." T...

'Meow' isn't language, but enough to manage humans

...ut of the cupboard, run the can opener and fill my bowl immediately,' but we get the message from the quality of the vocalization and the context in which it is heard," says Nicastro, a two-cat owner who has been exposed to plenty of context. A pleasant or appealing sound might be heard from a cat at the ...

Tourists, soothsayers & scientists try to predict peak Fall foliage color

... the landscape look like a giant spilled his whole bowl of Trix cereal across the Green Mountains in October. Tourists spent more than $710 million dollars in Vermont last fall, making 1.5 million trips to the state, according to information gathered by the University of Vermont's Department of Community ...

Increased fiber curbs appetite in women

...eryone knows that if you eat a plate of beans or a bowl ofbran cereal, you're likely to get full pretty quickly. UCDavis nutrition researchers now have a better idea why. A UC Davis study, published recently in the American Journalof Clinical Nutrition, indicates that increased fiber contentin a meal boos...

K-State microbiologist secret agent in battle against E. coli, other foodborne pathogens

... opened -- sometimes washed -- and dumped into a bowl and eaten. "This is an interesting experiment," Fung said "From a scientific standpoint, we're going to find out how and why the organisms are shaken into the liquid. We will be an electron microscope and looking at lettuce leaves to find out the dif...

St. Jude develops vaccine against potential pandemic influenza virus H5N1 using reverse genetics

...human transmission," Webster says. "But the mixing bowl in Hong Kong is still stirring up new variations of familiar viruses. Although we just made a vaccine against one of that mixing bowl's nasty viral brews, SARS shows us there's always another threat down the road."...

How many fish in the sea? Census of Marine Life launches first report

...rk zones The oceans' central waters fill the vast bowl formed by the hidden boundaries. Sunlight penetrates and fuels photosynthesis of food within the top 200 meters or so, enriching these waters that cover 70% of the planet and feeding tens of thousands of species. A marine snow from the light zone f...

First flavors form a lasting impression

...r best friend likes nothing better than a steaming bowl of cauliflower curry? The answer may lie in part with what they were fed as young infants. Researchers at the Monell Chemical Senses Center in Philadelphia report that feeding experiences during the first seven months of life may contribute to food...

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(Date:4/17/2014)... EcoHealth Alliance, a nonprofit organization that focuses on ... review today examining the current state of knowledge of ... for improved global surveillance strategies to combat the emergence ... Ebola in West Africa that has claimed the lives ... Liberia. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), ...
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