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Research Answers Burning Questions About Pollution
...a process where liquid fuel sprays through a small hole
to form droplets, which are then ignited," Laurendeau says. "This is the basic combustion process in jet aircraft engines. Before we did this, there was no evidence at all that these measurements could even be made inside fuel sprays, and we're t...
Purdue Golf Course Serves Double Duty As Research Lab
...ing up seven testing sites, with the first one on hole
No. 16, which runs parallel to the highway, and the last one next to hole
14, which runs parallel to the marsh. "We're testing the surface water right after it comes off the...
Crystal Structure Of Key HIV Protein Reveals New Treatment Targets
... that sticks outfrom CD4 receptors and fits into a hole
on the surface of gp120. Thisphenylalanine "stick" could be a focus for drugs to block the interaction. Several additional cavities in the surface of gp120 that could be exploitedto block the molecule from binding to CD4 receptors. The new inform...
FDA Approves Hopkins-Designed Implants To Restore Lost Voices
...re using local anesthesia, physiciansdrill a small hole
in the side of the neck, creating about an inch-size openingin the thyroid cartilage to reach the vocal cord. Using specially designedinstruments, they insert "sizers," or dummy devices of varying sizes and ask thepatients to speak. When the patien...
Waste Asphalt Doesn't Pollute Groundwater, UF Researchers Say
...engineering sciences graduate. "If I dig a hole
and it has water in it, can I use this material as backfill--is it a clean fill?," said Brantley, who conducted the tests aspart of his master's thesis on the subject. When workers grind and mill roads to resurface them, the mixture ofasphalt...
Microsurgery Made More Accurate With Virtual Measuring Tool
...ic + stereovideo 'tether' enhancement for a peg in hole
task', Proc. IEEE International Conference on Systems Man and Cybernetics, p.1425- 1420, Chicago, Oct. 1992. Surdick R.T., Davis T.D., Kin R.A., Corso G.M., 'Relevant cues for the visual perception of depth: Is where you see it where it is?' Proc. H...
Divorce, Insect Style: Termites Swap Mates
...nutes. Then shedragged him by the abdomen into a hole
in their nest." The study, "Courtship strategies and conflicts in a monogamous, biparentaltermite," was supported by Cornell, where Shellman-Reeve is a research associatein the Division of Neurobiology and Behavior. In a future study, Shellman-Ree...
Limits Of Life On Earth: Are They The Key To Life On Other Planets?
...South Africa. Reconnaissance samples taken from a hole
bored into a uranium-rich, gold-bearing mine in South Africa have shown the presence of intact microbial cells. Onstott will examine the relationship between mineralogy and bacteria living in these deep rocks by conducting intensive research at one ...
Antarctic Science Season Gears Up With Searches for Meteorites, Neutrinos, and New Life Forms
...ltraviolet light (called UV-B) let in by the ozone hole
reduces the productivity of marine phytoplankton, but how does UV-B affect Antarctica's terrestrial plants? How are such plants reacting to the 50-year warming trend around the Antarctic Peninsula? Thomas Day of the University of Arizona and his te...
Six-Year Drilling Project to Uncover One Million Years of Earth History
...inuous 14,500-foot sequence of samples from a bore hole
dug into the inactive volcano Mauna Kea near Hilo ...ill build on results of the successful pilot drill hole
project completed three years ago near Hilo. Studies from that work showed that Hawaii's major volca...
Asian Beetle, New In This Country, Threatens Brooklyn's Shade Trees
...rom the heartwood center of the trees bore an exit hole
through the outer bark. After beetle emergence, mating occurs, and eggs are laid in cavities in the bark, chewed out by females and covered with a cement secretion. Eggs hatch and young larvae bore into the inner bark, feed for awhile, and upon gro...
Enzyme's "Magic" May Hold Key to Anticancer and Antimicrobial Drugs
...somerase II is heart-shaped, with a gaping hole
in its center. Although it is unusual for ...severed first DNA segment into the central hole
and the C' domains join together (4). The B' domain in front is transparent in (4) to permit...
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