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Small-scale agricultural changes may help eradicate widespread disease

...oma eggs. Liang said that it costs about $200 to install a biogas digester in a home. There are about 40 ho...n each village, so it would roughly cost $8,000 to install digesters in every home. It is reasonable to think that each home should have a digester and that ...

Scientists rehearse for Foton mission

...efore the launch (from T-72h to T-48h) in which to install the payloads in the Foton capsule. "To reach Baikonur in time for installation in the Foton capsule all the experiment containers will have to leave Noordwijk no later than 2 am on Monday 10 September," explains Ren Demets, ESA project biologist. ...

ICSU and WMO launch the largest polar research program in 50 years

...lities at the poles are few and it is essential to install more and increase satellite coverage to gain a better overall picture of how rapidly these areas are changing, and of the global impact of these changes. Dr David Carlson, Director of the IPY International Programme Office says: "We face many chall...

Disappearing nest egg: Researcher studying declining numbers of macaws

...th will return to the area in October and hopes to install collars on numerous macaws and use satellite technology to track their movements and learn more about them. "We have some macaws here in captivity on campus at the Schubot Exotic Bird Center, but we have much to learn about them in their native habit...

Weather forecasting technique wins top prize in 2006 Collegiate Inventors Competition

...f Oklahoma and purchased five acres where he could install weather stations to monitor the environment. Through his research, based on weather observations from these stations, Haugland developed a weather forecasting technique that uses standard topographic maps and existing weather stations to more accura...

Expedition allows teachers to participate in polar research

... take atmospheric measurements, collect ice cores, install ice mass balance sensors and more, all under the guidance of an international team of polar researchers. Teachers and scientists will work together to collect data. Their work is based on the Kapitan Dranitsyn, an icebreaker currently cruising throug...

Polynesia explorers created worldwide web of scientific knowledge

...tems of belief, Liebersohn said, "while working to install colonial rule and capitalist commerce. From the beginning they were controversial." By the early 19th century the world of the travelers "steadily accumulating knowledge for its European public" looked like a scientific success. But just when it se...

Creating a window on 'oceans in motion'

...cking Network has agreed with local authorities to install an initial new array in Prince William Sound to track salmon sharks in the northern Gulf of Alaska region. And he says partners to track marine animals and the state of ocean conditions have been identified on all continents. The OTN plans a highly i...

Supercomputers to transform science

...rsity today announced the award of the contract to install the computers to a consortium led by ClusterVision...ding the way." ClusterVision will supply, deliver, install the hardware and support the three clusters which will all run the ClusterVisionOSTM cluster suite o...

First wolverine radio-collared in Pacific Northwest

...ments and tissue samples for genetic analyses, and install a radio collar to report her movements to Aubry via satellite for the next 18 months. "With this technology, we can now begin to gather reliable information on the movements, home range, and habitat of wolverines in the Pacific Northwest," said Aubr...

US Surgeon General urges Americans to know their family health history

... original "My Family Health Portrait" software and install it on their computers if they have the Windows operating system. As is the case with the new, Web-based version of the tool, all personal information will reside on the user's computer only....

Groundwater sampling goes tubular

...minants in groundwater at a specific location. To install the tubes, a handheld air hammer is used to drive a temporary steel casing into the ground. Plastic tubing is lowered into the casing. Typically, three tubes are installed at each location, reaching depths of approximately 25, 15, and six feet. The b...

Young athletes ignore skin cancer risk

...nces, colleges and clubs need to do," he said, "is install a huge container of sunscreen in the locker room, where it's impossible to avoid. Manufacturers would probably donate product for the promotional value." Infrastructure is already in place through the various sports organizations for educating outdoo...

Pall-Aquasafe protects patients from exposure to waterborne contaminated medical equipment

...ion and validation. This results in less labor to install and maintain, less waste generation and greater cost efficiencies. Medical Devices as a Vector of Waterborne Pathogens Several studies have detected waterborne bacteria in flexible endoscopes. A 2004 study conducted by Hansen, et.al., published i...

NJIT expert recommends 16 easy, affordable ways to make homes safer for people with disabilities

...owing: Double railings: If your home has stairs, install a second set of railings. "The other railing offer...lchair access at high thresholds on exterior doors install a threshold or mini ramp, which will make it much easier to get a wheelchair through the door. Lower...

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