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First Salmonella Vaccine For Poultry To Be On The Market Soon
... billion chickens from processing plants to dinner tables
each year. There are higher incidences of salmonella poisoning reported in recent years, and there is increasing evidence that salmonella bacteria are becoming resistant to antibiotics. Salmonella poses the greatest risk for very young children, t...
Study: Hydrogen Bonds Aren't Key To DNA Pairing After All
...maged or missing, Kool and his partners turned the tables
and studiedwhether a polymerase would insert the mimic itself opposite anadenine template. Not only was the mimic inserted opposite adenine, it was chosen as adenine's partner with nearly the same frequency as thymine itself. "Scientists already...
Low Cholesterol? Reduced Sodium? What Do These Terms Really Mean?
...l rights reserved. To obtain the fullarticle (with tables
and figures), contact Lois Smith at the HFES office.] An Evaluation of Nutrition Label Quantifier Terms: Consumer Perceptions vs. FDADefinitions Marc L. Resnick, Industrial and Systems Engineering, Florida InternationalUniversity, Miami, Florida ...
Microsurgery Made More Accurate With Virtual Measuring Tool
... http://hfes.org . The complete article, including tables
and figures, is available on request from HFES.] Computer Assisted 3D Measurements for Micro-Surgery Miriam Kim, Paul Milgram, James M. Drake, University of Toronto,Ontario, Canada Abstract A unique measuring tool, the Virtual Tape Measure (VTM),...
National Studies Reveal Why Pet Owners Take Animals To Shelters And How Many Find New Homes; Statistics Point to Epidemic
... their pets to shelters in those areas. Charts and tables
of thenational shelter statistics survey are available by calling (970) 491-6432. FORT COLLINS-- America's mobile society is taking its toll on thenation's pets and often at the cost of the pets' lives, according to a pair ofn...
'Science and Technology at the Millennium: Retrospect or Prospect' Focus of AAAS Science and Technology Colloquium, April 11-13 in Washington, DC
...lick here for a preview report, detailed analyses, tables
and supplemental materials.) A roundtable discussion will appraise science and technology during the Clinton Administration and in the years ahead. Other sessions will highlight emerging issues in technology transfer, medical advances, and the g...
Genetically engineered foods: science and nature don't necessarily mix
...toes, dairy and animal products are already on the tables
of most consumers - with more than a hundred expected soon. Among the hazards of genetically engineered foods revealed in the article: Toxin producers: The article quotes FDA documents that state, "Corn and potatoes engineered to produce tox...
Lead-contaminated calcium supplements pose small but avoidable risk
...levels." "We don't want people to assume from our tables
in the JAMA article that any one brand would continue to be safe or toxic," Ross said. "On samples from a different lot, the results could flip-flop. That's why we need manufacturers to voluntarily obtain better raw material, measure the amount of le...
November GEOLOGY and GSA TODAY highlights
...tter seismic risk assessments and linking the time tables
of seismic shocks to the longer term geologic record, and vice versa....
New statistical method links multiple genes to common complex diseases
...t the illness. First, they constructed a series of tables
that compare pairs of polymorphisms. Because a per...beled as empty. The researchers constructed these tables
for all possible pairs of polymorphisms. Then they constructed similar tables
for all combinations o...
Much ado about robins
...ty, in the form of protection against rising water tables
and salinity and a guard against wind and water erosion, says Dr Freudenberger. In this region, only 4% of the area is under native woodland vegetation, yet this remarkable diversity of wildlife is hanging on to that 4%, he says. So the Hooded Robin,...
UC Davis mathematician, neuroscientist win Sloan Fellowships
...vels of atomic nuclei. Wigner's matrices are large tables
of values, with each value being randomly set, for...us 1. Wigner hoped that although the values in the tables
were random, the properties shown by typical tables
would give insight on quantum mechanics, Soshnik...
First discovery of an immune system counter attack in the virus wars
...nd calls in the immune army against the virus. The tables
have been turned, and the viral subversion has been countered. These changes probably took place thousands of years ago, yet actually fairly recently in terms of evolutionary time, said Lewis Lanier, PhD, UCSF professor of microbiology and immunolo...
Pennsylvania's West Nile Virus surveillance system gets an assist from NASA data
...e.pa.us in the form of a map of the state and data tables
with county outlines, so people will know where West Nile Virus has been reported. The public can go to the web site and subscribe to daily email alerts from the database that will tell them where West Nile was reported in Pennsylvania the day before...
McCance and Widdowson's The Composition of Foods 6th summary edition
...s, and fatty acid totals) are provided. Additional tables
cover phytosterols, carotenoid fractions, vitamin E fractions and, for the first time, vitamin K1 (phylloquinone) and AOAC fibre. McCance and Widdowson's The Composition of Foods is compiled by the FoodStandards Agency and the Institute of Food Rese...
Institutions and locations of scientific excellence
...er. Overall, the report, which with a section of tables
spanning approximately 100 pages and a commentary text section encompassing 150 pages, is significantly more extensive than the previous editions, shows that there are significant relationships between the various key figures. For instance, visiting ...
Over land, sea and air, users give MERIS high marks
...ur days, with more than 50 presentations and round tables
packed into the schedule, together with poster sessions, training sessions in the BEAM (Basic ERS, Envisat (A)ATSR and MERIS Toolbox) software used for data processing and special sessions on key themes including water, land and atmosphere applicatio...