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Global aluminium waste headache solved

.... In the processing of spent pot lining, typically operating at around 1250 degrees Celsius, the submerged lance technology has proved ideal for releasing the fluorine contained in the spent pot lining for conversion to other products. The process also destroys any cyanide that may be present. The Portland Alu...

Hot polymer catches carbon dioxide better

...vailable for gas separation are limited to maximum operating temperatures of 150 degrees Celsius. Industrial ... from carbon dioxide; has the highest demonstrated operating temperature of polymer-based membranes, 370 degrees Celsius; is chemically resistant; and is easily ...

Applied Biosystems introduces new system for protein and metabolite analysis

...ied Biosystems Applera Corporation comprises two operating groups. The Applied Biosystems Group develops and markets instrument-based systems, reagents, software, and contract services to the life science industry and research community. Customers use these tools to analyze nucleic acids (DNA and RNA), small...

New organ transplant sensor system unveiled

...re in a suitable condition when they arrive in the operating theatre. "The new monitoring system means that a surgeon can know immediately whether the organ is fit for transplantation or whether its condition has deteriorated during the journey. If the organs become unusable, the sensor readouts offer clues as...

Cell Genesys reports long term survival data in Phase II trial of GVAX prostate cancer vaccine

...ated Joseph J. Vallner, Ph.D., president and chief operating officer of Cell Genesys. Given the data presented today, we believe that GVAX prostate cancer vaccine may provide an attractive alternative to chemotherapy which is the only treatment option currently available to patients with metastatic hormone re...

Genetic discovery in fruit flies may open new avenues for understanding cancer growth in humans

...tely correcting - any flawed and potentially fatal operating instructions within cells that may lead to cancer and developmental defects. Until now, the Sir2 gene, short for "silent information regulator No. 2," has been known to act as a silencer, quieting large regions of the genome for extended periods to s...

New equine treadmill facility a research, evaluation resource

... the high-speed equine diagnostic unit, capable of operating at speeds up to 60 miles per hour, will be used to evaluate a horses respiratory, cardiovascular, and musculoskeletal functions under vigorous exercise. New research capabilities made possible by the high-speed treadmill facility will also boost th...

Freezing cancer cells makes them prime targets for anti-cancer drug, new study finds

... an ice ball. Doctors see precisely where they are operating in real time and can thus avoid freezing healthy tissue through the use of ultrasound imaging, a technique pioneered by Rubinsky and former UC San Francisco physician Gary Onik in 1981. "The neat thing is this research really could have clinical appl...

UCR scientists developing process to convert wet bio-waste into energy

...ull-scale demonstration unit could be produced and operating by 2004. "Productively managing the growing streams of waste is a key challenge for this region's future," Hackett said, "but we believe the process we have developed for converting wet bio-waste into energy shows particular promise." Wet waste has h...

Brookhaven Spotlights: News from the National Synchrotron Light Source

...as of research, just as the NSLS did when it began operating 20 years ago. The effort to design and build the DUV-FEL started in 1995, and has recently led to an important milestone: production of 400-nanometer-wavelength light (visible blue light) by a process known as self-amplified spontaneous emission, dem...

Office of Naval Research awards $8.4M to young investigators

...graduate student support, laboratory supplies, and operating costs. The Young Investigator Program is not a "research initiation" opportunity with standards that are less demanding than ONR's regular research grant program. ONR's Young Investigator awards are intended to confer honor upon awardees beyond the r...

MIT professor to receive the 2002 Othmer Gold Medal

...standing of the chemical and molecular sciences by operating a historical library; discovering and disseminating information about historical resources; encouraging research, scholarship, and popular writing; publishing historical materials; conducting oral histories; creating exhibits; and taking other approp...

Maryland's proposed crab regulations could have large economic impacts

...cessing plants in December 2001. Of the state's 30 operating plants, 20 responded (67% response rate) with detailed answers to questions such as monthly estimates of blue crabs processed, production value, the proportional value of crabs under 5-1/4 inches and sponge crabs. Copies of the report are available...

ENBREL is first therapy approved for psoriatic arthritis

...illips, Immunex executive vice president and chief operating officer. Psoriatic arthritis represents another significant market where there is true need for a breakthrough, effective product like ENBREL. Physicians will now, for the first time, have an approved medication to address the painful signs and sym...

Munching microbes aid environment, oil industry

...ed pollutants a year, and a significant savings in operating costs with no adverse economic impacts to drilling operators. For the EPAs summary on the rule, go to http://www.epa.gov/ost/guide/sbf/final/finalfact.html In 1998, members of the American Petroleum Institute approached Roberts about developing th...

New research may lead to more effective treatment of asthmatic attacks

...cal parts, high use of compressed air, complicated operating process, and/or high temperatures. EHDA is characterized by nonmoving parts, no use of compressed air, and easier operation. An aerosol generator that employs electric fields instead of compressed air could lead to a revolution in inhalation therap...

Prizes awarded in the 2002 Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Programme

...e of organic light-emitting diodes with the lowest operating currents world-wide. In recognition of his scientific achievements, Karl Leo has been awarded the Max Planck Societys Otto Hahn Medal as well as the Benningsen Promotion Prize of the Land of North Rhine-Westphalia. Prof. Dr. (engineering) Frank Vol...

Antarctic mud reveals ancient evidence of global climate change

... very stable climate, but clearly there are forces operating in the Pacific and perhaps globally that we need to figure out. If there is a theme for all of these studies it`s that we really don`t understand the climate in the Southern Hemisphere. Dunbar and Stanford graduate student Harold Rowe will present t...

LLNL scientists to present global warming mitigation tool for ridding the atmosphere of excess carbon

...cean to the deep ocean. Rau said private companies operating power plants would need incentives to start a carbonate dissolution program."They need motivation to sequester carbon dioxide, and they need methods that are effective and are economically and environmentally practical," he said. "Carbonate dissoluti...

Baxter's HomeChoice Pediatric dialysis system receives market clearance from FDA

...r Healthcare Corporation is the principal domestic operating subsidiary of Baxter International Inc., a global medical products and services company that, through its subsidiaries, provides critical therapies for people with life-threatening conditions. Baxter's products and services in bioscience (biopharmace...

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