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Water Recycling Project Tested in Turkey Plant
...r makes its first entry into the system, itmust be chilled
to 34 degrees Fahrenheit. Depending on the outdoor air temperature,the water temperature could initially be from the lower 50s to the 70s,thus requiring a major expenditure of energy to cool the incoming water.Recycled water has already gone through ...
CU Research Team Unravels Mystery Of Larceny Among Tropical Ant Species
...henchilled into a state of immobility. Individual chilled
ants then were placedeither on their own nest or on another nest entrance, said Breed. In the majority of cases, the immobilized ants placed on the nests offoreign colonies were dragged away from the nest entrance. However, at one sitefurthest from...
New UNC-CH study explains variations in onset of ice ages
...ing that also circles the sun might haveshaded and chilled
the planet instead, they said. Rial, who believed Milankovitch was correct, mathematically re-analyzedrecords showing when ice ages occurred during the past million years andcompared them with the earth's known orbits during those years. He d...
USGS issues alert for deadly disease in birds
...f any freshly dead birds are found, keep carcasses chilled
on ice or refrigerated, but not frozen, while you contact the above agencies....
Dartmouth researcher goes to Cape Cod to study cell division
... along with large volumes of aerated, filtered and chilled
sea water with the proper amounts of plankton and other microorganisms, make it possible to conduct this research. "Its impractical to recreate this lab at Dartmouth," Sloboda said, although he will freeze thousands of samples for use while working w...
ORNL material could help pilots keep their cool
...ls and Ceramics Division, the system would provide chilled
air to circulate within the suit and helmet of a f... microclimate control technologies. Some circulate chilled
air or chilled
water throughout the suit while others use a phase-change material inside a specially...
In a noisy world, how can the senses project and receive information at the same time?
.../12 hour dark cycle. Prior to dissection they were chilled
at 4C for 30 min. They were then fixed in a standing position on a holder that allowed free rotation of the animal. To allow for silent stridulation, the left wing of the crickets was removed. When recording false stridulation, the cricket was place...
Platelet refrigeration method may ease shortages for transfusions, researchers report in Science
...colleagues have found a way to extend the lives of chilled
platelets after transfusion. If the method works f... Editor for the life sciences. When platelets are chilled
down to around four degrees C, the temperature needed for preserving them beyond five days, it cause...
Tips from the Journals of the American Society for Microbiology
...r containing hyperchlorite followed by emersion in chilled
water tanks, however studies have shown this treatment is not very effective in reducing the presence of human pathogens. In the study, samples of chicken skin were contaminated with both C. jejuni and bacteriophage, viruses that specifically infect ...
Story tips from the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, November 2003
... from stocks of embryos frozen in special freezers chilled
by liquid nitrogen. The stock consists of more than 900 strains, some dating back to the 1940s. Strains for which there is funding about 300 -- will be brought back to life. The new mice will be housed in ORNL's brand new 30,000-square-foot pathogen...
Discovery offers clues to origin of life
...s 3.48 billion years ago-very soon after the glass chilled
and lasting a few million years, perhaps until the usual geological processes buried and cooked them." Despite challenges to previous research claiming evidence of life activity, this research team is certain its evidence is solid. "In other discover...