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14,000 Years Of Atmospheric Lead Emissions Recorded In Swiss Peat Bog As Published In Science Magazine

...ghtinto Europe from Australia and released through industrial use. The researchers found that the release of lead to the atmosphere,probably from soil erosion produced when early peoples cleared land foragriculture, began to increase over natural levels about 6,000 years ago. (Treeand cereal pollen reco...

Research Answers Burning Questions About Pollution

...tly is funded by NASA, General Electric and other industrial sponsors. Sources: Normand Laurendeau , 765-494-2713 Web: http://widget.ecn.purdue.edu/%7elaurende/ Clay Cooper , 765-494-5851 web: http://widget.ecn.purdue.edu/%7eccooper/index.html ...

MicroCAT A Welcome Sight To Geneticists And Mice

... in breast cancer screening andpossibly in certain industrial processes where precision imaging is important.Paulus believes the MicroCAT could be on the market within two years. Funding for the project was provided by the Laboratory Directed Research andDevelopment program. Others involved in development of th...

40 Percent Of Deaths Are Environmental

...lation is burning more fossil fuels, emitting more industrial chemicals and driving more automobiles. The number of automobiles is increasing three times faster than the rate of population growth. -- The snail-borne disease schistosomiasis,causes an estimated 1 million deaths annually and is expanding its ran...

University-Industry-Government Institute Will Study Pollution Control Chemistry In A Unique Virtual Collaboration

...nts at the bench, will be linked electronically to industrial scientistsat Allied Signal, Dow Chemical, Engelhar...te will hostworkshops for practicing engineers and industrial scientists and bring themtogether with academic researchers, she said. A new direction in catalysis ...

York Researchers Identify 'Antifreeze' Protein In Carrots: Medical And Crop Protection Applications Expected

... Plants can be used to produce large quantities of industrial orspeciality chemicals in a highly energy-efficient manner. Researchers in thePlant Laboratory at the University of York are exploring the potential of thisenvironmentally friendly technology to manufacture products for a wide range ofindustries....

ASU Professor Helps In Fight To Protect Japanese Pika Habitat

...ew road willstrengthen tourism at Shihoro, a small industrial town located near thepark. The opposition says the new stretch of pavement is superfluous, as itwill only shorten a current trip to Daisestsuzan by 10 minutes. On any given day, rows of cameras line the snowy banks of Mt. Daisetsu. Amidthe rocky terr...

NSF teams with DOE to fund Environmental Molecular Science Institutes

...ndengineers from multiple disciplines to work with industrial colleagues and withstudents to improve understandi...close to 200 investigatorsand students and a dozen industrial partners. Education and outreach are wellintegrated into the scientific programs. Columbia...

North America Absorbing Carbon Dioxide At Surprisingly High Rate, Team Reports

...osystems over theUnited States than is released by industrial activities." Team members emphasized that while the North American sink may proveimportant in worldwide management of atmospheric carbon absorption, theirresults should not be interpreted as justification for claiming thatpre-existing carbon ...

New Contaminant Invades Arctic Air

...ary componentinvolved in the toxic effects of this industrial compound. Partial PCBdechlorination takes place routinely in nature, thanks to certain bacteria. Unfortunately, in many instances only about 10 percent of the chlorine isremoved this way, and researchers worldwide are looking for ways of increasingt...

Rodent Cancer Data To Be Reviewed On Food Flavoring, Solvent, Cosmetic Ingredient, Anabolic Steroid And Embalming Fluid

...xpaint, and paint thinners and strippers, and many industrial and householdcleaners. The studies demonstrated "some evidence" of carcinogenicity in maleand female mice, while there was uncertain or no evidence of carcinogenicity inrats; and glutaraldehyde, a disinfectant, preservative and fixative used inem...

University Of Hawaii, Berkeley Launch Marine Bioproduct Initiative

...ss, Economic Development and Tourism.Participating industrial firms include Aquasearch Inc., Aquatic Farms, CyanotechCorporation, Eastman Chemical Company, Genencor International, Hawaiian ElectricCompany, Honolulu Venture Capital Inc., Monsanto Company and Precision SystemsScience Company. Documents officially...

Quicker Implementation Of Research Results

...face tension-driven flows. With theco-operation of industrial partners the knowledge generated is implemented inthe fields of materials processing as well as of processing and manufacturingproducts from metallic and semiconductor melts. The "Transformation of economic systems and the restructuring of societies ...

Brookhaven, Carnegie Scientists Report First 'Morphing' Of Plant Enzyme Function

...es the prospects of "designer" plants forrenewable industrial raw materials, fuel and food. It also sheds new l...rformed on crop plantswhose oils are harvested for industrial use, but if crop plants could besimilarly changed, farmers could produce a far more diverse set of o...

Researchers Find That Where There's Muck There's DNA Brass

...ral of these organisms to contain usefulmedical or industrial properties and have cultivated those organisms for suchuse. However, researchers have only been able to cultivate 1% of the biologicalmatter found in soil. The rest of this vast biological reservoir exists only inminute quantities, as fragments of fu...

When Genes "Breed" In The Lab, A Suprising Number Of Their Offspring Are Supergenes

...em. It has also made ultra-efficientversions of an industrial enzyme. When organisms reproduce sexually,...n. To make superior versions of an industrial enzyme, the identity of whichis still secret, Maxygen's scientists isolated genes from 26 microorgan...

Scientists Find Multiple New Uses For Worn-Out Tires

..., andthe removal of volatile organic compoundsfrom industrial gas streams were studied by the researchers. In th...sting to show that thismaterial works under actual industrial test conditions," Rostam-Abadi said."This is what we are doing now." Activated carbon is commonly pr...

NCAR Team Tags 'Imported' Pollutants Over The Pacific Northwest

...try. The model includes the emissionof natural and industrial sulfur into the earth's atmosphere. To modelhow the sulfur gas changes into sulfate aerosol particles, they includedchemical processes and the chemical and physical effects of clouds,including clouds' ability to remove sulfates from the atmosphere. T...

Scientists Describe Structure Of An Enzyme That Uses Iron To Make Hydrogen

...he stability of the enzyme,"said Peters. "Once in industrial use, such an efficient source of clean energyis likely to be both economically and environmentally significant."...

West Coast Measurements Confirm Asian Air Pollution Can Travel To U.S.

...ely small part of the pollution, but withthe rapid industrial growth taking place in Asia we expect that the impacts willincrease," he said. The findings are part of a three-year project called the Photochemical OzoneBudget of the Eastern North Pacific Atmosphere, funded by the National ScienceFoundation. Measu...

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