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Transgenic Rice Plants Resist Insects, Drought And Salt Damage
...tor has no effect on humans, and it is present in raw
the form of a related plant -- tomatoes. Nor are insects themselves likely to ever develop resistance to the proteinase inhibitor, as they eventually do to many toxins and chemical pesticides, because the protein has a different type of action on th...
DNA Techniques Allow Scientists To Become Pollution Detectives.
...igh, the state,fearing illness from consumption of raw
oysters, closes the bayto oyster harvesting. "There's always been a question as to whether the bacteria wasnatural or manmade," Edmiston said. "There was never a way todifferentiate that before this research." Initial testing pointed the finger in bo...
Researchers Use Hydrated Lime To Reduce Toxic Selenium Emissions
...advantageto the technology is the abundance of the raw
material limestone,especially in the Midwest, Fan said. The study was co-authored by Rajeev Agnihotri, a doctoral studentin chemical engineering, and Abhijit Ghosh-Dastidar, a formerpost-doctoral researcher, both from OhioState. The work, whichwas pu...
Christmas Bird Count: Another Holiday Tradition
...ightings of birds at Christmas time, providing the raw
data for the best source of data on distribution and population for the many species of birds. This year the count covers the three weekends between December 20 to January 5. The Society publishes the data in the journal Audubon Field Notes....
Bottom-up Ecological Processes Better For Clear Waters, Study Finds
...cal work of each studyand goes back instead to the raw
data to look for general patterns. Theleading proponent of applying meta-analysis to ecological problems is consideredto be Jessica Gurevitch ,an associate professor of ecology and evolution at the State Universityof New York, Stony Brook, whom Bret...
First Salmonella Vaccine For Poultry To Be On The Market Soon
...lmonella annually. Consuming undercooked eggs and raw
eggs used in dressings and condiments are the most common avenues of infection. But the bacteria also are harbored in chickens that elude inspection and make it to the grocery store. Symptoms are diarrhea and nausea, usually lasting a couple of days...
Experts: Public Will Accept Irradiation In Wake Of Meat Recall
...proval for red meats. "It's really hard to process raw
meat without getting some contamination on it, but if it's irradiated, the bacteria are killed," says April Mason, Purdue University Cooperative Extension Service assistant director and a foods and nutrition specialist. "Irradiation is one more safet...
Report Notes Difficulties In Eliminating E. Coli O157:H7 From Food Supply
...can eliminate E. coliO157:H7 while maintaining the raw
character of foods. Though approved for usewith p... the United States, other implicated foods include raw
milk, apple cider,dry-cured salami, lettuce, produce from manure-fertilized gardens, potatoes,radish...
Pharmaceuticals Manufactured In Insect Larvae
... a protein factory. We are using insects to raise raw
pharmaceutical proteins. In effect, we are turning insects into little protein factories." Originally, the researchers were exploring ways to safely combat agricultural pests through biological means, but in their research they learned that the prot...
Many Dog Foods About Equal In Nutritional Value, Researchers Say
...e, Fahey's team reported that pet food with either raw
meat or animalby-products (beef and poultry) were ...igestiblein the small intestine than was food with raw
poultry. Overall, by-productsin feed are good sources of digestible nutrients, the authors conclude...
'Rolling Circles' Provide New Way to Amplify and Detect DNA
...d, the polymerase keeps going until it runs out of raw
material or spontaneously falls off. "This is how some viruses replicate themselves," says Kool."We tapped methods that have been proven over millions of yearsof evolutionary engineering." Scientists currently use various other techniques...
DT104 Advice:How To Slow Salmonella Spread
...pect the Vermont infections resulted from drinking raw
(unpasteurized) milkand contact with sick animals. DT104 also was found by the Cornell laboratory in samples from other dairyfarms, horses, small-animal hospitals and zoological collections in theNortheast. In the United Kingdom, recent cases o...
New Chemical Processing Technique Being Studied At UW May Hold Key To CleaningUp Hanford, Reducing Industrial Waste
...ys. "If you don't produce waste, you're using your raw
materials more efficiently and you're notpaying for disposal." A significant amount of waste generated by industry and at Hanford occurs in recharging ionexchange systems which are used to separa te the byproducts of chemical and nuclear processes. T...
Prostate Cancer Switch May Yield Map Of Cancer Machinery, Targets For Drugs
...."Garcia-Blanco said. "An editor starting from the raw
footage can decide to cutone scene and not another, possibly producing two very different films." He emphasized that "we don't know yet for a fact whether this switch inthe receptor is critical for either androgen independence or metastasis,...
No Ode To Joy From Food Scientists Over New Edition
...animals were raised. Joy : It is okay to use raw
eggs in no-cook recipes. Fact : It is not safe to use raw
eggs in any recipe that does not includethorough cooking. Joy : A cooking temperature of 155 F...
Biochemist Solves Riddle Of Collagen Stability
...rimental studies are also looking at collagen as a raw
material for heart valve or vessel repair, in reconstructing damaged cartilage or ligaments, and for corneal grafts. Its sheer abundance in the body makes it an exciting and important area for medicine, Raines said. Some scientists have posited that...
Plants - Factories Of The Future
Crops could provide the raw
materials needed to make industrial chemicals and...ive, biodegradable and renewable sources of these raw
materials," said Dr Green. "The isolation of these two genes means that we have accomplished the fi...
Study At UNC-CH Shows Chlorinated Water Dramatically Cuts Strawberry Contamination
...contaminated with human and animal wastes areeaten raw
and unprocessed." Raspberries, strawberries, lettuce and basil leaves have causedoutbreaks of food-borne viral and parasitic diseases such as gastroenteritis andinfectious hepatitis, he said. Last spring, for example, contaminatedstrawberries...
Scientists Trace The Origin Of "Idaho Potatoes"
...e retailers to misidentify the geographicorigin of raw
commodities and food products--a practice that hur...al analysis can determine the geographic origin of raw
commodities and food products. According to the study, trace elements present in fruits and vegetab...
Scientists Develop New Computer Program To Speed Determination Of Gene Function
... in computational biology to extract value fromthe raw
DNA sequences and relate it to the function of the 100,000 or so genesand all the medical implications of the variations in each gene," said seniorauthor Dr. Harold "Skip" Garner, associate director of UT Southwestern'sfederally funded Genome Science...
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