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ACS News Service Weekly PressPac -- Nov. 8, 2006

... pasteurization (UHT) does produce milk that stays fresh at room temperature for six months. They add, however, that UHT leaves a "cooked" flavor in milk that has limited the popularity of UHT milk in the United States. In experiments scheduled for publication in the Nov. 29 issue of the ACS biweekly Jou...

Speak, memory: Research challenges theory of memory storage

...ories in health and during dementia, offering up a fresh look at the causes of diseases such as Alzheimer's, as well as potential treatments. "Long-term memory making may be a very different process than we previously thought," said Mehta, an assistant professor in the Department of Neuroscience at Brown....

Fighting like a girl or boy determined by gene in fruit flies

...ght over). Female flies fight over an extra dab of fresh yeast paste their version of dark chocolate, Kravitz said. The flies are videotaped. The movies are replayed in slow motion to record each move and countermove. "Ed has systematically developed reproducibly aggressive behavior in flies and paved t...

Scientists lose instruments, gain first look at seafloor formation

...East Pacific Rise that erupted and were trapped in fresh lava flows. Instead of bemoaning their fate, the group celebrated their fortune--no one has ever closely recorded the series of micro-earthquakes associated with the formation of new seafloor. Preliminary analysis of their data appears in an upcom...

Have yourself a merry 'nano' Christmas! Nanotechnology holiday gifts

...its, vegetables, cheeses and even raspberries stay fresh longer. Or, they may want the Babolat NS Tour Tennis Racket, with carbon nanotubes used to stiffen key areas of the racquet head and shaft, which the company touts as 100 times more rigid than steel and 6 times lighter! According to recent polls, t...

Learning during sleep?

...eory as the best approach so far. This states that fresh impressions are first stored as short-term memories in the hippocampus. They are then said to move within hours or a few days - usually during deep sleep - into the cerebral cortex where they enter long-term memory. Investigations by Thomas Hahn, May...

Midges send undeniable message -- planet is warming

...n live nearly anywhere in the world where there is fresh water. The insect remains revealed a dramatic shift in the types of midges inhabiting these lakes in the last three decades, said David Porinchu, the study's lead author and an assistant professor of geography at Ohio State University. "Climate c...

ACS News Service Weekly PressPac -- Dec. 13, 2006

...ergreens those evergreen feature stories that are fresh to every new generation of readers, viewers and listeners. Here are a few of our favorites from the ACS News Service, with links to press releases and full texts of the corresponding original scientific journal articles. Yes, Virginia, some snowfla...

Too mellow for our predatory world

...become extinct in many continents but also provide fresh arguments for conservation biologists. For in the meantime, the government of Ecuador has opened the UNESCO world heritage site of the Galápagos Islands to the cruise ship market. With growing mass tourism, the situation is getting more difficult. T...

NJIT computer scientist audits government, hospital terms seeking errors

...he design stage. The latter system also permits a fresh view. Perl's auditors then scrutinize the smaller files of similar concepts in an outline spread across a computer screen. Their task is to look for errors which are more likely to be noticed, because common sense dictates that errant or missing i...

Four Arnoux's Beaked Whales observed from Polarstern expedition

...t whether these animals are exclusively feeding on fresh algae from the summer bloom or can they also utilize other food sources under conditions of extended periods of sea ice cover. These findings will be a substantial contribution to answer much broader questions such as how did communities adapt to the...

ACS News Service Weekly PressPac -- Dec. 20, 2006

...greens -- those evergreen feature stories that are fresh to every new generation of readers, viewers and listeners. Here are a few of our favorites from the ACS News Service, with links to press releases and full texts of the corresponding original scientific journal articles. Yes, Virginia, some snowfla...

National Science Foundation supports UCR study of polar lake life forms

...s seventh largest lake, a Great Lakes-size body of fresh water trapped under 4 kilometer-thick polar ice sheet. The goal is to reconstruct the genomes of the microorganisms that live in the lake in order to find clues to how they have been able to withstand the bitter cold, total darkness, low nutrients ...

Baby fish 'smell their way home'

...ch a key role in the emergence of new species is a fresh reason to take even greater care in how we look after them." ...

How fish conquered the ocean

... ancestors of the bony fishes (teleosts) inhabited fresh water environments for at least 150 million years ... "The physiological problems of reverting from a fresh water environment to the saline seawater is demanding for the water balance of fishes", says profess...

DNA gets new twist: Carnegie Mellon scientists develop unique 'DNA nanotags'

... types of algae, such as the red and blue algae in fresh and marine waters, these proteins contain multiple, fluorescent pigments that work together to absorb light energy that is then transferred to chlorophyll, where it is used for photosynthesis. The Carnegie Mellon team has mimicked this efficient ligh...

ACS News Service Weekly PressPac -- January 24, 2007

...determined levels of 20 flavonoids in more than 60 fresh fruits, vegetables and nuts collected at two different times of the year from commercial markets in four regions of the United States. Researchers analyzed an average of five samples for each food. Complete results are included in the article. They f...

Dig deeper to find Martian life

...ng life is looking in either the sea at Elysium or fresh craters." The team found that the best places to look for living cells on Mars would be within the ice at Elysium because the frozen sea is relatively recent it is believed to have surfaced in the last five million years and so has been exposed...

Rats on a road trip reveal pollution-heart disease risk

...ion began with the hypothesis that rats exposed to fresh vehicle emissions would show the same adverse outcomes that had been documented in a recent European study of humans. That study showed that people exposed to air pollution while riding in a bus or car or cycling to work were more likely to suffer a ...

Rutgers survey examines public responses to the recent spinach recall

...DA's main message to consumers warning that bagged fresh spinach had been contaminated and should not be ea...se who had heard about the recall knew that bagged fresh spinach had been recalled, only about two-thirds (68%) knew that loose fresh spinach was also part o...

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