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Virginia Tech Engineers Help Mother Nature Clean Up

...eties has been common practice since the 1800s. An easy methodto treat a railroad tie with the preservative was to dip it ina creosote holding pond. One of these ponds is in Oneida, Tenn.,where the lagoon was in use until 1973. Seventeen years later, when the U.S. ArmyCorps of Engineers rechanneled a n...

Good Ergonomics Is Good Economics

...puter, television, and telephone; thus, it is very easy to naively assume from our operator experience tha...for back compression was modified and expanded for easy application to the railroad environment and packaged by the Association of American Railroads. The A...

Not Just What You Eat That Affects Risk For Heart Disease And Stroke; Your Genes Influence How Much Damage High-Fat Diet Causes

...that it can be reachedby research that will enable easy and effective genetic analysis of individuals. "As new tools become available for genetic analysis, health professionalsmay be able to recommend dietary practices that are more appropriate andindividualized for heart disease and stroke prevention...

Researcher Identifies Two New Violet Species In Central America

...ive in Mexicoand Guatemala. "It's never an easy job to come up with meaningful names for new speciesbecause you want to be original," he said. One of the newly discovered plantswas particularly difficult, he said, because it lacked a striking physicalcharacteristic that could be linked to its name...

Liquid Crystals Light Up Simple Chemical Test

...ht one day make complex chemical analysesalmost as easy as checking the time on your wristwatch. In contrast to the slow, costly, laboratory-dependent tests now usedfor hundreds of jobs in medicine, industry and research, the Davis "liquidcrystal assay" could give results in minutes for less than a dolla...

Weary Tibetan People Find Supporting Hand In ASU Graduate Student

...g all by himself," he said. For Foggin, it was an easy choice. "There are no easy answers," he said. "But I know I should be here and I'm glad to help where and in ways I can."...

Research Into Cockroach Behavior Could Lead To Better Baits

...th sprays, and is colorless and odorless. "It's an easy cockroach attractant to handle," she said. McCoy, too, challenged the assumption that roaches stumble into dinner. In his experiments, he starved roaches so hunger would overcome their natural first instinct toward curiosity. He found they exited the...

University Of Cincinnati Biologists Find Evidence For Unusual DNA Repair InArchaea

...Grogan and his graduate students found it was very easy to recovermutations in another gene known as pyrF. PyrF mutants require uracil, but Grogan has beenable to use a genetic technique called selection to isolate them easily. So far, his studentMichelle Reilly has found more than 200 different pyrF muta...

Ulcer-Causing Bacteria Found In Central Pa. Surface Water

...e, the team's next step is to develop a quick and easy test for monitoring water for this harmful bacteria. There is no evidence that H. pylori is found in municipal or treated water supplies and research by the EPA indicates that chlorine disinfection kills the bacterium. "I certainly have no qual...

Sentinels Of The Sea

...Make Ideal Watchdogs In Contaminated Waters IT IS easy to dump waste in deep-ocean trenches-far harder to check that ithasn't seeped from its containers into the sea. Now, though, colonies of glowingbacteria offer hope. When they sense pollution in the water around them, theyget dimmer. "Our idea...

Spinach Enzymes Neutralize Explosives

... "The challenge is to have a process that is safe, easy to use, environmentally friendlyandpreferably mobile," Shah said. "EBDP destroys explosives in a very benignmanner." Enzymes, proteins made of amino acids, are an integral part of a human's digestion withinthestomach. But they also are a booming bus...

Pollution, Food Stress Take Toll On Bald Eagles

...adults stayed at the nest -- a good measure of how easy itwas to find food. "Looking at contaminants was an obvious place to start thestudy," Gill says, "but we had to consider the possibility that foodavailability was responsible. We couldn't look at just one thing and expect to find all the answers." ...

Peptic Ulcers: Stress Does Matter, After All

...could label ulcers as an infectious disease. It's easy to fall into either-or thinking: either ulcers are caused by stress or they're caused by Helicobacter. "The truth is much more complicated - and, I think, more exciting. Since peptic ulcer is one of the few `infectious' diseases in which ...

Baker's Yeast Causes Chemical Reactions And Sweet Smelling Labs

...ill remain biodegradable.Stewart said the yeast is easy to ship in dry form and can be grown in thelab. In addition, designer yeasts can be created for specific kinds oforganic chemistry. One possible use for the new yeast, he said, is creating monomers, whichare the building blocks for large mole...

Taking The "Ouch" Out Of Needles: Arrays Of "Microneedles" Offer New Technique For Drug Delivery

...inal designthat a microneedle array would be quite easy to use. Patients would just peel aliner off and stick it onto the skin. They would not see any needles, and thereshould be no pain associated with it." Details on the work will be presented June 22 at the 25th InternationalSymposium on Controlled Re...

UF Researcher's Innovative Fence Helps Control Sand Flies

...reational use of some islands. The system would be easy to adapt. The fence is a lattice of PVC pipe, hung with mesh panels coated withmineral oil. The pipes carry carbon dioxide and octenol, a chemical thatsand flies mistake for water buffalo breath, which they relish. Day says the panels act as "central...

Fragmentation Of Tropical Forests Can Create "Genetic Bottleneck," According To New University Of Georgia Study

...re hummingbirdsfor pollination. Finally, bats have easy pickings of the fruit and take themfrom the pasture trees to the forest fragment, where they eat and then passseeds back to soil in guano. The study has important implications for conservation and forestrestoration. And it shows that the impa...

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

...ing that the dot is above or below thesquare isn't easy for them, and they often make errors, unlike normallydeveloping children. And, while moving a mouse on a computer seems simple for children with WilliamsSyndrome, when they try to replicate block patterns on a computer screen theyfail. "This is very ...

Clever Chemistry Protects Beetle Babies

...picuously colored, the squash beetlepupae would be easy picking for insect predators if they hadn't long agoperfected a science called combinatorial chemistry. In the human world it is achemical skill that pharmaceutical researchers are still learning. By variously combining three simple molecules into ...

Reengineered Poliovirus Proves Effective As Vector For Prompting Key Immune Response In A Study With Mice

...nducelong-lasting protective immunity. It is also easy to administer orally, issufficiently low in cost to enable distribution in the developing world, and caninduce local immunity at mucus membranes sites. This targeted local immunity,said Andino, could potentially offer protection against respiratory ...

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