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A treatment, not a cure: Calcium silicate neutralizes an acidic stream

...channel and adjacent stream bank. Researchers took extensive measurements of water attributes, such as pH and acid neutralizing capacity, before, during and after the application. Despite the small treatment area, the buffering effects of the Wollastonite were long lasting. By adding the pellets to 5.5% of th...

Viruses found in untreated city water

...als. La Crosse is leading the way and has the most extensive dataset of any community in the U.S. that uses groundwater as its drinking water source."Researchers tested 48 untreated water samples from six of the city's 15 wells to evaluate whether viruses were present in the raw water. Half of the water sample...

Acoustics meeting in San Diego

...ation"). D'Spain and Wartzok will also discuss the extensive gaps in existing knowledge and will discuss areas of needed research. (Paper 1eID1) THE ACOUSTICS OF EMOTION As computers improve their ability to both recognize and mimic human speech, researchers are beginning to explore such new realms as "au...

Estrogen protects male rats from aortic aneurysms

...ft unchecked, MMPs in particular MMP-9 can cause extensive tissue damage and lead to the formation of an aneurysm." In a recent paper published in Atheriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology, Upchurch described a series of U-M experiments focused on gender differences in AAA formation and estrogen's pr...

Laboratory test of evolutionary theory confirms importance of links between populations

... populations," Thompson said. Forde has also done extensive research on natural populations, studying invertebrate communities on rocky shorelines as a graduate student at UCSC. But she isn't done with the microbes in the chemostats yet. She has stored samples from the chemostat experiments in a freezer, awai...

Excess dietary fat accelerates breast cancer by altering the activity of a group of genes

...lved in this effect caused by dietary lipids. More extensive research into these genes is required to discover whether the mechanism discovered works in the same way in human breast cancer. The authors of the study emphasise the importance of a moderate consumption of fats although some of them, such as blue f...

Peakadilly nv biopharmaceutical firm created

...ijnaarde. Among others, 4 VIB employees - all with extensive company experience - are transferring to Peakadilly to give the company a flying start. This start-up team will then be enlarged further. In addition, the company maintains its good relationship with the VIB department at Ghent University, where the ...

Babies born after surgery on eggs

...seriously, he says the group should have done more extensive experiments on animals to evaluate the long-term health effects. "I think that work needs to happen," Cohen says. "Then they would have much better ground to stand on."...

Calorie restriction leads to some brain benefits but not others in mice

...he behavioral studies. "We need to do bigger, more extensive studies to fully understand these findings, but the bottom line is that you don't get uniformly positive results from calorie restriction. I don't think anyone has really stressed this point before, particularly with regard to the lack of effects on ...

New center to map DNA of key lab mice

... in reference to C57BL/6J, this project will yield extensive DNA information on a total of 16 strains. "Knowing the organization of the mouse genome is a key component to identifying which gene-environment interactions are linked to disease in humans," said Dr. William Schrader, Director of the Center. "We'll...

IC-medtech licenses promising cancer therapeutic from Summa Health System

...ith Gilloteaux and Taper for nine years conducting extensive experimentation and now Summers and Jamison are excited by this next step with IC-MedTech. "What is so significant about our study is that through out research of cancer cells, we have discovered a new form of cell death, never before reported," s...

Government development policies, not communities, main threat to forest conservation projects

...action to defend fish stocks and prevent access to extensive forest uplands by outsiders. It has worked in the sense that the variety of plant and animal life has not diminished, and management at local level has been highly flexible and able to adjust to changing needs and conditions. However, the complete la...

Study: Inadequate physical activity worsens as teenagers become adults

... the life cycle. The work involved analyzing extensive data gathered from 13,030 teens in 1994-95 and again in 2001 through Waves I and III of the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health. Begun at UNC, that larger Add Health project entailed extensive, confidential interviews with thousands of a...

Genetically endowed worm may substitute for rodents in some toxicology testing

...ans since graduate school, now seeks to apply this extensive knowledge about the roundworm's biology to answer questions involving toxicology. "The idea is to quickly screen chemicals with C. elegans so you don't have to do so many mega-rat studies," Freedman said in an interview. "If Company X thinks it h...

Diabetic damage to eyes, heart, nerves, kidneys may be explained by controversial theory

...- A controversial theory about how diabetes causes extensive tissue damage will appear in the November issue of Diabetes. At stake in the heated debate over the theory are researchers' efforts to find new ways to reduce loss of vision, kidney failure, heart damage and other side effects of diabetes. The Americ...

New AAAS report cites 'serious concerns' with electronic voting

...tate of electronic voting systems and the need for extensive research to define problems and possible solutions. "Making Each Vote Count: A Research Agenda For Electronic Voting" is the result of a workshop that brought technical and cyber-security experts, election officials, social and behavioral scientists ...

Are museum collections of ancient life representative?

...sville is near her home and the university and has extensive collections representative in terms of diversity a...arbour Wood said. Lauck Ward, the curator, "has an extensive collection of Atlantic Seaboard organisms. He has done a good job of covering time periods and fossi...

Loyola begins study on blood substitute in trauma patients at the scene of injury

... the scene of injury. Loyola has been involved in extensive public education, staff education and paramedic tr...al Services (EMS) network. These communities have extensive experience with trauma because of their proximity to major highways. Loyola's LIFESTAR staff (param...

Insecticide resistance in mosquitoes being studied

...n areas of the state such as Dallas where there is extensive spraying for mosquitoes going on." "We have to develop new methods of controlling mosquitoes," Parsons said. "We know we can control them with insecticides, but it's very expensive and it only works to a certain degree. It's going to tak...

Endurance running may be key to evolution of human body form

...our skulls, shoulders decoupled from our heads, an extensive series of springy tendons along the back of our le...d tendons along the back of the leg and foot. This extensive system of springs in the leg and foot effectively store and release significant elastic energy durin...

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(Date:12/17/2014)... Va. , Dec. 15, 2014 ... to make it easier to detect and prevent ... Today the agency started performing an ... capability will validate the authenticity of purchased microcircuits ... The new quality control measures will be conducted ...
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