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U.S. Geological Survey 1998 Budget: Increased Support For Drinking Water, Earthquakes And Biological Sciences
...ly to help balancethe budget, but to help trim the burden
of government. "Increasingly, the USGS is providing the science and informationneeded to help find the best and most economical solutions for problemsranging from the quality of drinking water to the quality of biologicaland natural resourc...
Good Ergonomics Is Good Economics
...mes view us as simply adding an additional expense burden
and, thus, increasing the costs of production and thereby decreasing competitiveness? In response to these questions, from my experience, at least four contributing reasons immediately come to mind. First, some of these individuals and organization...
Human Cloning: Grappling With Reality Penn Bioethicist To Explore The Facts Behind The Hysteria
...lone can be and become insociety and the emotional burden
that cloning places on the clone are theprimary issues. These issues combined with the issue of imposing knowledgeabout the clone's biological fate without the prior, informed consent ofthe clone demand attention before any additional thought is give...
International Study Finds Mothers' Lifetime Lead Exposures May Put Breast-Fed Newborns At Risk
...osures while in their native country, and the lead burden
received from morerecent exposures. Hence, any cir...ead was the primary source contributingto the body burden
observed in these subjects, with a major part of the dietarylead ultimately derived from the mothers...
Multi Drug Resistant-TB: Russian Economic Collapse Will Lead To Global Spread Of
"Ebola With Wings"
...ospitals. In theworsening economic situation, this burden
on patients will translate intoinadequate treatment and, consequently, thousands of new MDR-TB cases becausemost people will discontinue prescribed treatment as soon as symptoms subside. Our activities in several pilot projects in Russia convinced us...
Fewer Songbirds May Be Result Of Forest Fragmentation Across The American South, New Study Suggests
...nesting in small forest fragments bear anincreased burden
of predation, and reproductive success is thus affected,sometimes dramatically. Worse, the clustering of nest sites in small fragmentsincreases the chance that large predators will destroy eggs. These patterns ofpredation could not have been revealed...
Aluminium Study Puts Drinking Water In The Clear
...r wouldcontribute less than 1 per cent to our body burden
of aluminium over a lifetime.However the good news is that a related study on food shows that even what weget from food is well within the safe limits determined by the World HealthOrganisation," Dr. Stauber says. A technique normally used for measur...
Nation's Leading Biomedical Researchers Present Breakthroughs in Liver Disease
...ponse rate to Hepatitis C therapies The crushing burden
of increasing cases of Hepatitis C virus on the U.S.healthcare system Advances in gene therapy technologies A press room will be available for media representatives in the Sheraton ChicagoHotel, Parlor D, on Sunday, November 8, from noon to 5 p....
Genetic Code Of Chromosome Of Malaria Parasite Deciphered
...s to fighting malaria, adisease that exacts a huge burden
worldwide, in human and economic terms," saysAnthony S. Fauci, M.D., NIAID director. "This sequencing effort is part of abroad-based NIH strategy to control malaria and other important diseases thatthreaten global health, including tuberculosis and ...
U.S. Healthcare Burden To Soar Unless Hepatitis C Detection, Treatment Improve
...icts that the US could face a daunting health care burden
from Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection over the ne...model projects HCV infection, disease severity and burden
on the health care system in the United States over the next two decades. Although the incidence of...
Science-Based Decision Guide May Be Answer To EPA's Controversial Rule
... The EPA's proposed rule will not only financially burden
land grantuniversities and small companies developing pest-resistant plant varieties, itwill also slow down the development of safer, genetic alternatives to syntheticchemical pesticides as well as worldwide consumer acceptance of safe geneticallymod...
From Germany To The Wild West: Geologists Hunt For Evidence Of Ancient Crinoid
...n water. It has no known flotation devices,so the burden
of proof is on someone who says they did float." Alternately, some have argued that Uintacrinus stayed afloat by treading waterwith its long, spaghetti-like arms. Meyer can't accept that explanation. "Intruth, the crinoid animal doesn't have the en...
American Heart Association Announces Top 10 Research Advances For 1998 -- Gene Therapy Among The List
... scientists say more realistically depict the true burden
of cardiovascular disease. The new death rates ar...ad news is that it only reinforces how immense the burden
of heart disease and stroke is on the public."To describe heart disease and stroke trends, health of...
Farmers Can Afford To Clean Up Gulf Of Mexico, Analysis Shows
...sippi River by 20 percent or more, and much of the burden
of that reduction would be placed on farmers. Otto Doering, a professor of agricultural economics at Purdue University, has found that farmers can use a variety of methods to cut the flow of excess nitrogen by 20 percent to 25 percent without hu...
Aluminum Wastes Could Soon Be Converted To Commercial Use
...ry of aluminum metal and release from its disposal burden
and futureliability threat," he explained. "The concrete industry is facing a growingbuilding construction demand, especially in the lightweight concrete segment,and in the national overhaul of transportation infrastructure. The incomingprocessed alu...
Controlling Problem Snakes: Saipan Benefits From USGS Research
... Brown tree snakes also add a significant economic burden
to the community bycausing power outages and damaging electrical lines. Since 1978, more than 1,600power outages in Guam have been caused by brown tree snakes. More than 15 years of research on the brown tree snake are highlighted in thenew publicati...
Embryos that implant in uterus 'late' prove more likely to die in first weeks of pregnancy
...oo late. This would spare a mother the physiologic burden
of supporting a non-viableembryo." The current report is based on the careful testing of daily urinesamples from about 200 North Carolina women. This relatively large study innormal, fertile women confirms more tentative data from two small...
Wake Forest researchers ask: Can ginkgo prevent memory loss?
...inkgo biloba may be an important way to reduce the burden
of memory loss in older adults." But those studies have been inconclusive. "That's why we're doing the trial."CHS was selected for the ginkgo trial "because we have previously collected information about memory function on our participants and how th...
Penny wise and pound-foolish: Study shows need for second pathologist's opinion
...gnosis for an illness," he adds, "or the financial burden
of the wrong treatment." The study appea...opinion is often viewed as an added administrative burden
for overworked clinicians." But the root of the misdiagnoses, he explains, may be advances...
Environmental quality gains require major policy changes
...ome companies still see regulatory compliance as a burden
and attempt to minimize costs, most large corporations and many smaller ones now consider environmental protection as a necessary part of total quality management. Many corporations integrate proactive environmentalmanagement practices into their ove...
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