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Cooking And Salad Oils Could Lubricate Cars, Boats, Machines
... also performed as well or better than the standards
in tests for slipperiness and for evaporation loss. While the tests examined important but relatively narrow characteristics, Duda notes that one of the group's commercial partners, Renewable Lubricants of Ohio, has also demonstrated...
Newly Discovered Gene Halts Cell Division and May Have Cancer Link
...enter has played a leadership role in defining the standards
of care for patients with cancer. Memorial Sloan-Kettering was recently named the nation's best cancer center for the fourth consecutive year by U.S. News & World Report ....
World's Experts Plan Global Locator Service For Environmental Information
... access it. This initiative will make use of base standards
that are so essential for people to find the envir...s. The information locator service builds on these standards
as applied to electronic networks, and is positioned to evolve along with rapid advances in informat...
Project Shows Native Bacteria Can Destroy Widespread Pollutant In Groundwater
...E, toluene is not carcinogenic, but drinking water standards
specify a limit of one part per million. But at a fraction of that level -- about 25 parts per billion -- it gives water an unpleasant taste and smell. "Using toluene is a little like adding chlorine to drinking water to kill bacteria. Chlorine is po...
Ozone 'Chat Room' Provides Real-Time Air-Quality Research
...damaging point. Current EPA ozone attainment standards
state that an area cannot exceed .12 parts per mil...grades similar to St. Louis as EPA ponders tougher standards
for both ozone and particulate matter later this summer. "There is a two-fold revolution at work in...
American Academy Of Ophthalmology Sun Microsystems To Present Technology Seminar
...n managed care and medical school settings, global standards
initiatives and computer-based patient records development. Co-sponsored by the Academy's New Education Technology Committee, INFOACCESS '97 is presented as part of the Academy's 1997 Subspecialty Day program prior to its Annual Meeting in San ...
Performance Standards-Part II
...the basic concepts and applications of performance standards
were discussed. SCAW haspublished a Summary of th...l further developthe interpretation of performance standards
and how to define and measure outcomes. Major topicsinclude: Surgery and Post-Operative Care Occu...
UNESCO Director-General Reaffirms That Human Cloning Is Contrary To Human Dignity
...s thefirst international text to apply the ethical standards
of human rights topotential interventions in the human genome. It expresses the desire of theinternational community to shoulder its responsibility with respect to one ofthe major challenges facing humanity at the close of the century. The ban onhuma...
Good Ergonomics Is Good Economics
...e major reasons that both establishing educational standards
for professional education in human factors/ergonomics and professional certification have become top priority issues for the International Ergonomics Association and, indeed, for many national human factors/ergonomics societies and governmental grou...
Low Cholesterol? Reduced Sodium? What Do These Terms Really Mean?
...egulated the use of many nutritional claims. These standards
mandated thatall processed food products covered b...A standardsto determine the appropriateness of the standards
and suggest areas foradjustment. METHOD Subjects Fifty subjects from the greater Miami metropol...
Short-Course TB Prophylaxis Effective In HIV-Infected Individuals
...n working to improve health and living standards
of the countries of the Americas. It serves as the specialized organization for health of the Inter-American System. It also serves as the Regional Office for the Americas of the World Health Organization and enjoys internatio...
The Cloning of Humans On The Adoption Model: Penn Bioethicist Will Present A Model For Future Laws Involving Human Cloning
...e will present his views on this issue and present standards
for aregulatory model designed to ensure the welfare of a cloned child. "The ethical issues of cloning may be reduced to two main concerns:safetyand the meaning of genetic relationships in families," states McGee. "Thefirst issue of safety is...
Population Growth Costs Include Global Warming Impact
...society of each person in terms of impact onliving standards
and the environment. Costs are substantial, ranging from morethan $100,000 per person in high-income countries to about $2,500 per person inthe lowest-income countries. "There is a deep dispute about the impact of population growth on future...
$2 Million Dollar Grant Funds Salton Sea Web Site
...theuniversity's liberal arts mission and the EPA's standards
of research andreporting. The Salton Sea program will be operated through the university's Center forEnvironmental Management, a GIS-based resource management and planning program. Krantz is interim director of the center. The Salton Sea Database Pro...
EPA Should Redirect Some Research on Toxic Airborne Particles
...the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) tightens standards
forairborne particulates, it should redirect some ...iene andPublic Health, Baltimore. "But as the new standards
begin to take effect,further research must be done to determine precisely which particles pose thegr...
Water Quality In Indiana's White River Basin Affected By Urban And Agricultural Activities
...hlor, or cyanazine exceeded Federal drinking-water standards
or advisories; however, annual average concentrations of each of these compounds in the White River were below their respective standard or guideline," said USGS hydrologist Charles G. Crawford, project leader of the White River Basin study. Fourteen...
Learning About Evolution Critical For Understanding Science
...aught, and how students are assessed. The science standards
stress the importance of evolution because understanding the theory is essential to mastering basic biology and learning how science works. Teaching About Evolution and the Nature of Science also provides criteria for evaluating school science p...
Scientists Seek Early Warning Of Drinking Water Threats
...n. Harrington emphasized that U.S. water-treatment standards
are very good, andthat drinking water is generally quite safe. Water utilities are required tohave a multi-barrier approach to water treatment, where more than one technologyis used to remove microorganisms. "We could look at thousands of water sampl...
Reduced Nutrients Still Cause Problems In The Neuse And Tar-Pamlico Rivers
... drinking-water standards, although drinking-water standards
have not been established for all compounds. Of the 47 pesticides tested in ground-water samples from 49 monitoring wells, 14 compounds were detected, usually at concentrations less than 0.1 ppm. Although no pesticides were found at concentrations...
From The Home Front To The River Front, USGS Updates Water-Quality Information
... pesticides that were found, human-health criteria standards
have not yet been set. The information derived from the USGS studies on the occurrence of individual pesticides and the occurrence of mixtures of pesticides and their breakdown products are important to managing pesticide use and understanding how t...
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