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Spray Forming Aerospace Alloys For Bigger Aircraft
...ficult to producecomponents that satisfy stringent safety
criteria through traditional means. Spray forming technology produces components that match, if not exceed, thestrength and fatigue properties of traditionally produced parts and in manycases, alloys previously unsuitable for use in aerospace parts c...
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center performs first in vivo gene therapy for hemophilia A
... monitored closely for one year aftertreatment for safety
and duration of FVIII response. Subsequently, they will beenrolled in a long-term surveillance registry. Hemophilia A is a bleeding disorder that is transmitted genetically sothat it affects only males. Approximately 1 in 10,000 men has the...
NIAID launches major step in trial of experimental shingles vaccine
... Phase III trial, the team will study thevaccine's safety
and how well it works to prevent the disease. Dr. Philip Brunell, an internationally renowned pediatrician and expert on thechickenpox virus, will officially open the trial by rolling up his sleeve tobecome the first person to be immunized with the e...
Science panel endorses new non-animal test to see if chemicals will burn, corrode skin and eyes
...d the use of a non-animal test to determine -- for safety
and regulatorypurposes, and for labeling -- whether a chemical is likely to burn or corrodehuman skin. The new test can often replace a method in which a chemical or chemicalmixture is placed on the intact skin of a laboratory animal. ...
NCAR scientists seek clues to wildfires during Alaska prescribed burn
...ys NCAR scientist Lawrence Radke.While control and safety
are paramount during the prescribed burn,"Frostfir...rn The Frostfire burn plan puts public health and safety
foremost (see www.fsl.orst.edu/fera/burnplan.html ). Each day the Alaska FireService will make the "...
European and U.S. attitude differences towards GM foods explained in the 16 July 1999 issue of Science
...Europeans are still feeling edgy aboutearlier food safety
scares such as the outbreak of BSE, or "mad cow disease."Their survey shows that, in the U.S., (where the public debate over regulatingbiotechnology was relatively inclusive and settled about a decade ago), thenational regulatory agencies enjoyed the...
USGS scientist receives award for brucellosis research in Greater Yellowstone Area
...xperiments to determine both the effectiveness and safety
of cattle brucellosis vaccines in elk and bison," said Groat. Groat said that "solid and sound" information resulting in more accurate wildlife disease transmission models is the result of Roffe's other research, done in coll...
Clinical results with AVANT rotavirus vaccine demonstrate nearly 90% protection in young children
...tectionprovided by AVANT's vaccine. The excellent safety
and efficacy data reported inthis publication, along with the inherent advantages of this vaccine, indicatethat further development of this highly effective rotavirus vaccine iswarranted." The double-blind, placebo-controlled Phase II study involved ...
Donation valued at $12 million: Hoechst Research & Technology donates cut resistant fiber patents to Clemson University
...hst already has worked with leading industrial and safety
glovemanufacturers to develop cut resistant gloves for use in industry. The gloveshave proven effective at protecting workers against mechanical cuts and abrasionhazards. Standard industry tests indicate this technology, originally developedby Hoec...
Elvis of E. coli releases second food safety music CD
...r of its FoodSafe Program, debuted his second food safety
music CD,"Sanitized for Your Consumption: A Menu o... songs with modified lyrics aboutcontemporary food safety
issues, such as proper handwashing and home foodhandling practices. For example, in his tune "Don't...
IFT experts inform and caution consumers about dietary supplements
...edients in classification and regulation? Are the safety
and efficacy ofsupplements ensured? What are the ... which must undergo rigorous scientifictesting for safety
and efficacy and FDA pre-market approval, supplements have noformal regulatory requirements prior to...
Microbial janitors tackle nuclear clean-up problems
...e waste treatment costs and wouldimprove personnel safety
over current methods, particularly for radioactivelycontaminated facilities. This technology elegantly transforms a naturally occurring, damaging activity,into a useful technology. Thiobacilli are one of three types of bacteria knownto cause microbi...
LSU Ag Center researchers look for better ways to assess pollution in Tangipahoa River
...ral use was developed in New Jersey to measure the safety
ofsea water on beaches. The standard for drinking water is zero E. coli while the standard forprimary contact recreational use, such as swimming, is not more than 200 averageE. coli per 100 milliliters of water with no single sample more than 400 ...
Consumers, health experts desire benefits of biotech foods and concur with current FDA labeling policy
...ember 1999 ConsumerReports article reaffirming the safety
of biotech foods. While the articlerefers to one ...on and American Medical Association endorsed their safety
and promiseof future benefits. Daniel Johnson, MD, World Medical Association president and former pr...
Materials World tip sheet
... or deformations allowing engineers to monitor the safety
of all kinds ofstructures including buildings, bridges, oil pipelines, aircraft and engineparts. p.544 Capillary Two - Making Faster Loos Toilets, urinals and other complex ceramic goods can now be made more quicklyand cheaply thanks to the develop...
Snapshot of new drug marks a major advance by Memorial Sloan-Kettering researchers
...I trial, designed primarily to determine thedrug's safety
as a cancer treatment and to begin to understand its effects ondifferent types of cancer, including those of the prostate, breast, and lung. Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center is the world's oldest and largestinstitution devoted to patient care, ...
Experts take aim at Montezuma's revenge at conference organized by UM school of
...a. Poultryexperts will be on hand to discuss food safety
and reinforce the importance ofcooking chicken thoroughly to eliminate dangerous bacteria. Recently, researchers finished mapping the genetic blueprint of Campylobacter,which may lead to a better understanding of how the bacteria become harmful. The...
A socially responsible car for the new millenium
...teelintensive vehicles that will meet the enhanced safety
requirement of 2004.Additionally, these vehicles will combine low structural weight to aidenvironmental compliance with low manufacturing costs and a high volume ofproduction....
Biosensor expected to improve food safety
...uld like to use thebiosensor to address other food safety
issues, such as those associated withinsecticides, pesticides and growth hormones." In addition to its application in the poultry and beef industries,Edmonds believes there is a need for the biosensor in the seafood industry. Itcontends with ...
NIEHS urges safety workers to prepare for Y2K false alarms and malfunctions
...rkerEducation and Training Program said today that safety
and contamination clean-upworkers should make Y2K ...oussituations. But the program said that safety
workers should also prepare for somemalfunctions to occur anyway -- from alarms that fail to elevato...
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