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New Device Brightens Recycling Efforts
...nologies for identifying dismantled materials were too
slow and relied too
much on operator accuracy, Orr says. "We expect this new technology to provide higher-quality resin...
New Rehabilitative Device Combines Form And Function For Children With Mobility Impairments
...parture from the norm. "Many prone standersprovide too
much support, and the child ends up being hung by hisarmpits," said Alan Harp, another CRT industrial designer who worked onthe project. When this happens, weight is not really applied, andstrapping can cause pressure sores. In contrast, The Buddy Sy...
Pitt Neuroscientists Uncover Mechanism For Neuron Death, Counter Long-Held
Assumptions About This Process
... Traditionally, neuroscientists have thought that too
much calcium wouldperturb calcium-sensitive enzymes within the cytoplasm. These enzymes arecritical to the function of a neuron. Several research teams have suggestedthat the disturbance of these enzymes, rather than any problems withmitochondria,...
Glowing Cyanobacteria Gives Researchers New Clues To Circadian Rhythms
...n measurably shift thetiming of the clock. Adding too
much KaiC while the amount of the protein isnatura...ng, daytime, causes the clock to advance. Whereas too
much KaiCwhen the levels ought to be falling, nighttime, causes the clock to slow. Altogether, high ...
Loss Of Tumor Suppressor Gene Triggers Colon Cancer
...romotes cell growth. While Vogelstein says it is too
early to speculate whether this pathwaymay be shared by a number of other cancers, he notes that "c- MYC is apowerful growth promoter, and this study should stimulate a lot of newwork in this area." Under a licensing agreement between the Johns ...
Radio Controlled Aircraft To Sniff Out Biowar Bacteria
... concentration of bacteria in the air is initially too
low to producedetectable fluorescence, more bacteria bind to the probe with each samplingcycle. "We just continually run the [tests] every five minutes until we generatea signal," Ligler says. Author: Lila Guterman New Scientist Magazine, Is...
Biotech Foods Ready For Primetime, Experts Say
...packaging equipment to handle the tomatoes, it was too
late." Biotechnology holds great promise for agriculture, Goldsbrough says, and for that reason biotech-derived foods will continue to appear on the market. "Biological processes are so complex and diverse that somewhere there's an organism that is a...
Science Article Criticizes Federal Policy Regarding Lead Exposure And Children's Health
.... Second, proposedEPA standards set floor dust at too
high a level, thereby not protectingchildren, according to Lanphear. Third, even though we rely on secondaryprevention, there is limited data showing it to be either safe or beneficial forthe vast majority of children with elevated blood lead levels...
Possible Dangers Of Taking Over-The-Counter Medications For Hepatitis C Patients
...g significantliver injury. He adds that if too
much medication is taken the patient risks speedingup the process of going from chronic hepatitis to cirrhosis of the liver. Riley says that about four million Americans are infected with hepatitisC. Some of the more common ways it is contrac...
Stroke Risk Increased In Patients With High Oxygen Use In Brain
...butwe believe that if the complication rate is not too
high, this surgery maybecome a viable treatment option," Grubb said....
Clean Air Act Reduces Acid Rain In Eastern U.S.
...rrelation between sulfate deposition and acidityis too
strong to be a coincidence, according to Lynch. The Clean Air Act TitleVI appears to have reduced acid rain levels in the Northeast. The Penn State researcher admits that some reductions in acidity innorthern New England are probably a direct...
Could A 'Vaccine' Made From Our Own Cells Work Against HIV?
... Some experts warn that the approach may be too
expensive for mass use,however. "This would be a very complex way to vaccinate," says Robert Brunham,an infectious disease researcher at the University of Manitoba in Winnipeg. But Caldwell says that his research may eventually lead to effect...
Lack Of Intestinal Bacterium Linked To Kidney Stones In Cystic Fibrosis Patients, University Of Florida Researchers Report
...rosis patients UF researchers studied, 19 produced too
muchoxalate, and all 19 lacked the bacterium, Peck said. In contrast, the fewpatients who were colonized - even with low levels of the organism - had normaloxalate levels. The study participants, all residing in Germany and ranging inage from 3 to 39...
Birds Of A Feather: The Physics Of Flocks
...exclusive domain of ornithologists. Butphysicists too
have become captivated by the remarkable ability of birds--andmany other living creatures--to move flawlessly as an organized group. In the October issue of the journal Physical Review E, John Toner of theUniversity of Oregon and Yuhai Tu of the IBM...
Children need their own dietary guidelines, say experts
... than 30 percent of their energy from fat might be too
restrictive for children who had not yet achieved ...ces. * a concern that restrictive guidelines are too
often misapplied by parents eager to do whats right for their children. "Health professionals must ...
Researchers Link Gene Defects To The Course Of A Deadly Form Of Heart Disease
...ts for hundreds of disordersat their disposal, but too
often the test simply tells thepatient whether he or she has a specific disease, not how totreat it. The results of this study show that cardiologists canuse genetic studies as a road map for treating Long QT patients,Moss says. "Our hope is that the...
Mechanism Of Protein Folding Unraveled, With Eventual Implications For Treating
Diseases Caused By Folding Errors
.... "Proteins need tofold fast because if they spend too
much time in one intermediate state, they'revulnerable to aggregation with other proteins in the midst of folding, which canbe very destructive to the cell." The recent work straightens out misinterpretations about how fast thisprocess can pr...
NASA Using Space Incubator To Understand Breast Cancer
...he body. Eventually, on Earth, the clusters become too
large to fall slowly and research has to be continued in the true weightlessness of space. It has been well established that a number of cell types grow in the bioreactor on Earth for extended periods in ways that resemble tissue-like behavior. Fo...
Rural Residents' Cooperative Response To Water Crisis Now A Model
... instead wasquite supportive. The community cared too
much about the farmers' well-beingto react against them. Farmers led a planning effort whose solution sharedboth the actions taken and the costs with the community. Urban people wouldprobably just say farmers did it so they should pay for it." The...
Perfect Powders For Improved Implants
...re spherical the material is less likelyto pick up too
many contaminants in the production process resulting in a highquality end product. PLEASE MENTION MATERIALS WORLD AS THE SOURCE OF THIS ITEM...
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