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Ozone may provide environmentally safe protection for grains

...available. A replacement for chemical fumigants is imperative because insects not only eat the grain, they defecate on it causing development of fungi, primarily Fusarium and Aspergillus. These fungi can release potentially deadly mycotoxins that can cause illness in most livestock and have been linked to some ...

Meeting the nitrogen management challenge: Arresting the nitrogen cascade

... nature of the effects of too much nitrogen, it is imperative that strategies be developed to optimize nitrogen management in food and energy production and in environmental protection," said James Galloway of the University of Virginia. "Because the consequences of nitrogen accumulation transcend scientific di...

A closer look yields new clues to why bacteria stick to things

... Penn State graduate student in geosciences. "The imperative to find ways to clean groundwater is paramount," he told attendees today (March 25) at the 225th American Chemical Society national meeting in New Orleans. In the ocean, bacteria can be released into the water to clean up oil spills, carried to the ...

Adolescent girls who consume more calcium weigh less

... While caloric intake and physical activity remain imperative for maintaining weight and body fat during adolescence, Dr. Novotny says this study suggests that fairly small changes in calcium intake would have a positive effect....

Changing focus of traditional hospital 'rounds' improves patient care

...nication among health care providers in the ICU is imperative and paramount," he adds. "Improved communication enhances patient care, decreases length of stay, and most importantly reduces the risk of errors that can result from poor communication between healthcare provider and patient. While other, simultan...

UC Riverside plant pathologist awarded $1 million grant to study virus assembly

...se infectious virus particles." Rao believes it is imperative to understand how viruses are assembled since sexually transmitted HIV and mosquito-transmitted West Nile virus are spread only in assembled form. For example, West Nile virus is acquired when mosquitoes feed on infected chicken. The mosquitoes acq...

Risk and food are on the same plate: World food safety experts offer new methods to assess risk

...t is relatively new for the food industry so it's imperative that the global community understand the issue and methods, Todd said. Todd has gathered together world expert speakers on risk assessment of food to hash out approaches for countries as diverse as Malaysia and the United States which, as with many ...

Preventative bed rest during pregnancy may be more harmful than helpful

... to weight loss in the mother (when weight gain is imperative at later stages of pregnancy) which in turn is associated with an increased risk of fetal growth restriction. The women taking part in the study experienced other problems related to bed rest including backache, joint and muscle soreness, headaches, ...

Study investigates breast cancer resistance to tamoxifen and possible way to reverse it

...th harm and good in breast cancer patients. "It is imperative that we now take advantage of the advances in understanding of the biology of these systems to efficiently select optimal treatment and even further reduce mortality of patients with breast cancer," he writes, adding that "[t]hese steps can only be ...

'Plants for the future': A European vision for plant biotechnology towards 2025

... diseases to new areas of Europe and beyond. It is imperative that we enable developing countries to achieve self-sufficiency and become more competitive and, together with North America, to contribute to meeting the growing global food demands," says Marc Zabeau, chair of EPSO. These immense challenges can be ...

Endometriosis: Could angiostatic therapy be the new treatment of the future?

... and a high rate of recurrence. It is, therefore, imperative to find a new therapeutic strategy. Endostatin or other angiogenesis inhibitors could be one of these approaches."...

Dispute over life in Antarctic lake

...under the cleanest of conditions," he says. "It is imperative that we employ methods to verify the authenticity of samples we obtain." But with a complete lack of consensus on how to distinguish between authentic microbes and contaminant organisms, analysis of the lake water could prove as controversial as tha...

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