Tag: "aluminum" at medical news
Watching metals melt, nanometer-scale views inside cells
...ing rapid melting.Raising the temperature of solid aluminum
to approximately 1000degrees in less than 1 picosecond (a heating rate of more than amillion billion degrees per second), the researchers found that thealuminum atoms, initially arranged like oranges in a grocerydisplay, are vigorously shaken off by ...
University of Georgia team investigates effects of nanoparticles on environment
...work by SREL researchers provided evidence that an aluminum
oxyhydroxide nanocluster is far more toxic to plants than the aluminum
ion. "This was a very surprising finding," said Bertsch, "and one that makes the outcome of the new ...
Journal of Alzheimer's Disease is devoted to metal ions and neurodegenerative diseases
...rchers in the field. With papers covering iron and aluminum
metabolism, zinc biochemistry, calcium and copper disorders, and other metal-related pathologies, this special issue provides key insights into the neurological effects of metals in the human body....
'Mindless autopilot' drives people to underestimate food decisions
...he back of the cupboard or refrigerator wrapped in aluminum
foil. Office workers ate 23 percent less candy (around 50 calories) when it was in an opaque covered candy dish than a see-through dish. Always sit at least an arm's length away from a buffet table or snack bowl. ...
A new, nanoporous ceramic filter offers hope to kidney-dialysis patients
...nology that makes it easier to re-melt and reuse aluminum
scraps by consolidating shavings, wires and other fine pieces of the metal into a bulk form that melts more readily. EMV's foray into biomaterials began several years ago, when, as an adjunct professor at Widener University, Van Geertruyden met Zho...
TWAS, illycaff announce Trieste Science Prize winners 2007
...ble for plants to tolerate toxic concentrations of aluminum
and, more generally, that enable plants to adapt to nutrient-deficient soils. This is a critically important issue in Latin America, where some 500 million hectares of farmland are deficient in phosphorus, an essential nutrient for healthy plant grow...
Obesity increases risk of injury on the job
...ourly workers employed in eight plants of the same aluminum
manufacturer to determine whether increased BMI was a risk factor for workplace injury. The plants were scattered across the United States. BMI was calculated using National Institutes of Health criteria. Employees were grouped into five categories: ...
Aluminum foil lamps outshine incandescent lights
...certain types of biomedical applications. Built of aluminum
foil, sapphire and small amounts of gas, the panel...asma panel consists of a sandwich of two sheets of aluminum
foil separated by a thin dielectric layer of clear aluminum
oxide (sapphire). At the heart of each l...
Advocates ask fashion industry to support braille clothing tags; talking Web site
...ch into their closets to read the Braille-embossed aluminum
tags sewn into their clothes or the coding system ...othing, period, out there for the blind other than aluminum
tags, which have to be sent to a Braille printing company (and then sewn onto a garment) and the rec...
Researchers link metal ions to neurodegenerative disease
... disease. Because some people with the disease had aluminum
deposits in their brains, it was thought that there was a direct connection between aluminum
exposure and Alzheimer's. However, after many years of study, no conclusive evidence links aluminum