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No quick or easy technological fix for climate change, researchers say

... geoengineering approach that involves the injection of nanoparticles, or their precursor gases such ... Yu have simulated, for the first time, the actual injection processes that might be used, focusing on the early evolution of the injection plumes created from aircraft or balloon ....

Montana State partnership receives $66.9M for carbon sequestration

... the site's geology before injection, monitor the injection process and monitor the site after injection. ... helium and natural gas processing plant near the injection site. Almost three dozen faculty, staff and ... emissions. Phase II involves a small-scale injection of CO 2 -- 1,000 metric tons -- into a pilot ...

Cancer drug delivery research at Case Western Reserve University cuts time from days to hours

... Using laboratory mice, drug delivery time from injection to the cancer cells was reduced from two days to ... "By shortening the waiting time from drug injection to activation, PDT patients are much less ... through the bloodstream. A single 1/4-mL injection holds approximately 100 million Au NPs, each ...

New nanoparticle vaccine is more effective but less expensive

... in the developing world. A vaccination is an injection of a non-virulent form of a pathogen or molecule ... an adequate immune response with a single injection is difficult; and second, activating the DCs ... can confer sustained immunity with a single injection for around a dollar a dose, without toxic side ...

Using green chemistry to deliver cutting-edge drugs

... every single one up in biodegradable polymer, for injection under the skin. Once injected, the polymer ... drugs to patients, controlled drug delivery via injection has many advantages including reduced dosing ... end of twice-daily injections in favour of an injection once a week. Drug encapsulation techniques ...

Carnegie Mellon team makes sequestration recommendations

... and a strategy for safely addressing long-term stewardship once an injection project ends." Morgan and his colleagues believe that without a safe ... include: Amend the Safe Drinking Water Act to direct Underground injection Control (UIC) program regulators to create adaptive, performance-based ...

New tool for next-generation cancer treatments using nanodiamonds

... it. The second mode functions as a single-cell syringe, permitting direct injection of biomolecules or chemicals into individual cells. The research was ... a broad range of drugs and other biological agents," Espinosa says. "The injection technique is currently being explored for delivery of a wide variety of ...

Prefilled WFI Syringe Provides a High-Quality Solution for Drug Reconstitution

... international specialist in the production of aseptically pre-filled injection systems, cartridges and vials. Based in Ravensburg, Germany, Vetter also produces its own injection systems, such as the Vetter Lyo-Ject® dual-chamber syringe. With about ...

Details of bacterial 'injection' system revealed

... The more accurate model therefore shows how the different parts of the injection machine fit together and may fit with other bacterial components that ... are important steps toward developing a detailed understanding of how the injection machine works, and to developing inhibitors that can prevent bacterial ...

Sophisticated monitoring array to address mystery of uranium plume

... IFRC ( http://ifchanford.pnl.gov/ ) project allows researchers to perform injection experiments using waters of different temperature and composition pumped ... and will continue through the fall. Scientists have scheduled the first injection experiment for November, followed by a series of science experiments to ...

AGU Journal Highlights -- March 19, 2008

... other very closely, indicating that SF 5 CF 3 can replace SF 6 in ocean injection experiments and preserving SF 6 as an ocean circulation tracer. ... better monitor potentially harmful smoke plumes. Title: Wildfire smoke injection heights: Two perspectives from space Authors: Ralph A. Kahn: Jet ...

Stroke victims may benefit from stem cell transplants

... for transplanted hMSCs to migrate toward the infarcted area regardless of injection site but that the degree of migration was likely based on differences in ... attached to the cells, researchers found that within seven days of the injection the BMSCs had migrated through the region of the middle cerebral artery ...

Cell Therapy for Cardiovascular Diseases

... by Dr. Warren Sherman PRIMO-AMI; a novel bone-marrow derived cell and injection technique in patients with heart attack, presented by Dr. Marc Penn ... heart. In Rotterdam in May 2001, he performed the first catheter-based injection of stem cells into the heart of a patient with congestive heart failure ...

Top scientists meet for global conference on stem cell therapy for cardiovascular diseases

... Warren Sherman PRIMO-AMI; a novel bone-marrow derived cell and injection technique in patients with heart attack, presented by Dr. Marc Penn ... heart. In Rotterdam in May 2001, he performed the first catheter-based injection of stem cells into the heart of a patient with congestive heart failure ...

Cleaner diesels thanks to laser light

... during higher and lower loading of the engine and for two different fuel injection systems: a line pump system and a common rail system. Neither the engine load nor the injection system was found to affect the primary particle size of the soot emitted. ...

Fourth Annual International Conference on Cell Therapy for Cardiovascular Diseases

... by Dr. Warren Sherman PRIMO-AMI; a novel bone-marrow derived cell and injection technique in patients with heart attack, presented by Dr. Marc Penn. ... heart. In Rotterdam in May 2001, he performed the first catheter-based injection of stem cells into the heart of a patient with congestive heart failure ...

West Nile virus' spread through nerve cells linked to serious complication

... must undergo rehabilitation to relearn to use the affected limb. injection of a West Nile virus antibody, created by Washington University and a ... suture (i.e., closer to the spine) or below it. Animals who received an injection below the suture came down with encephalitis. But those whose injections ...

Geron Demonstrates hESC-derived cardiomyocytes improve heart function after myocardial infarction

... cardiomyocytes are the first human cardiac cells shown to survive after injection into an infarcted ventricle and to produce significant improvement in ... been experimentally determined to dramatically enhance cell survival after injection into the infarcted ventricular wall. Four weeks later, tissue sections ...

Jet-propelled imaging for an ultrafast light source

... beamline's vacuum chamber. After passing through the beam, the liquid droplets and the gas (typically carbon dioxide) freeze in a trap opposite the injection point, without significantly reducing the vacuum. In 2008 Spence and his colleagues, including Berkeley Lab's David Shapiro, successfully tested ...

Experimental treatment halts hypoxic-ischemic brain injury in newborns

... region of the brain, which includes a system of canals that distribute cerebrospinal fluid throughout the organ. The researchers found that injection of PAI-1 greatly reduced the activity of both tPA and another brain enzyme, urokinase-type plasminogen activator. It also blocked ...

'Corrective genes' closer thanks to enzyme modification

... and one that offers promise." The research team made its discovery as it sought ways to help correct genetic diseases. "Our goal is to improve the injection of corrective genes in people suffering from genetic diseases," say Pelletier who is also co-director of PROTEO, a Quebec-based research group on the ...

Study shows cancer vaccines led to long-term survival for patients with metastatic melanoma

... despite various therapies. The vaccine treatment was well-tolerated, with most patients experiencing mild skin irritation and redness at the injection site. "The one-year and projected five-year survival rates of 85% and 54%, respectively, are remarkable for melanoma patients with documented ...

Playing it safe

... others. Greater certainty can be provided by carrying out the relevant tests. These include, among other things, a test to establish whether, after injection into early embryos, the cells are able to contribute to the development of the new organism and gamete formation, and to pass on their genes to ...

Tracking down the causes of multiple sclerosis

... the disease also develops spontaneously in humans, the new model is superior to all of the previous models which only develop MS symptoms following injection with brain tissue. Moreover, the research using the new model has already prompted a rather sensational discovery: the emergence of the disease ...

Bisphenol A exposure in pregnant mice permanently changes DNA of offspring

... in previous studies. The permanent DNA changes in the BPA-exposed offspring were not apparent in the offspring of mice that did not receive BPA injection (the controls). This finding demonstrates that the fetus is sensitive to BPA in mice and likely also in humans, Taylor said. "We don't know what a ...

Adult bone marrow stem cells injected into skeletal muscle can repair heart tissue

... cause of cardiovascular disease and heart failure. "Since skeletal muscle is the most abundant tissue in the body and can withstand repeated injection of large number of stem cells, we thought it would be a good method to deliver MSCs," Lee said. "We hypothesized that MSCs, via secretion of these ...

New center at Georgia Tech aims to improve recovery of soldiers with severe injuries

... and those that arrive at the site do not remain to engraft with the host tissue," explained Boyan. This limited effect may be the result of the injection process, according to Boyan, so researchers in the center are developing ways to protect the cells from damaging forces they might encounter when ...

Nanotechnology holds promise for STD drug delivery

... health and the ability of people to selfapply antimicrobial treatments. Woodrow said, "It is safe and effective and much easier than getting an injection of vaccine." ...

Early isolation linked to enhanced response to cocaine

... groups were injected with saline and the other half with cocaine (15 mg/kg). This was followed by a 7 day drug free period and an additional cocaine injection on day 13. Locomotor activity was measured on days 1, 5 and 13 immediately after injection. Results The researchers found that: ...

Early isolation linked to enhanced response to cocaine

... groups were injected with saline and the other half with cocaine (15 mg/kg). This was followed by a 7 day drug free period and an additional cocaine injection on day 13. Locomotor activity was measured on days 1, 5 and 13 immediately after injection. Results The researchers found that: ...

Long-lasting nerve block could change pain management

... muscle cells. The research was published online April 13 by the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences . "The idea was to have a single injection that could produce a nerve block lasting days, weeks, maybe even months," explains Daniel Kohane, MD, PhD, of the Division of Critical Care Medicine ...

Case Western Reserve University engineers hit pay dirt with clay mixture

... on a shoestring budget and produced a gold mine of papers and patents," said Schiraldi. Aeoroclay materials feel and act like foam, without the injection of gas bubbles or the use of environmentally unfriendly CFC blowing agents. Recently, the group went even greener by combining clay, water and ...

Amniotic fluid may provide new source of stem cells for future therapies

... mice, experiments are currently underway to overcome obstacles that may have led to this failure, such as using a low number of cells for the injection and conducting the transplant in adult mice (engraftment is easier to obtain in newborn mice). As additional confirmation of the probability that ...

Engineer devises ways to improve gas mileage

... synthetic jet or oscillatory jet actuators which are embedded in the surface of the body (an airplane wing for example), and essentially perform injection and suction of the fluid from the surface in a periodic manner," said Agarwal. He has demonstrated that the transonic drag of an airplane wing can be ...

Right whale sedation enables disentanglement effort

... attempts to approach it. On Friday, March 6, a further increase in the dose resulted in a marked switch from the expected evasiveness. An hour after injection of sedatives, the animal no longer evaded boat approaches, but instead tolerated repeated close approaches by a disentanglement boat to allow removal ...

Oh, my aching back: Give me a shot of ozone

... the complication rate is much less (less than 0.1 percent)," he added. "In addition, the recovery time is significantly shorter for the oxygen/ozone injection than for the diskectomy," said Murphy. "The spine is a stunningly beautiful piece of engineering, or, as our engineers say, the spine is like a ...

Metastatic bone disease patients can walk in Lazarus' footsteps

... in the vicinity of the metastasis. Once the nerve endings are dead, interventional radiologists can perform osteoplasty. Osteoplasty involves the injection of semi-liquid bone cement (in this case, polymethyl-methacrylate or PMMA) into a bone lesion under constant and precise visual monitoring by CT or ...

MIT student develops new innovations to selectively kill cancer cells

... the longest-circulating and most efficiently heated to date," states Dr. Bhatia. "Pre-clinical trials reveal that a single intravenous nanoparticle injection eradicated 100 percent of tumors in mice using a near-infrared light. The results of these trials are very promising, meaning that the impact of this ...

Society of Interventional Radiology hosts 34th annual scientific meeting

... surgery for herniated disks could become a thing of the pastespecially given the positive results of a minimally invasive interventional radiology injection treatment. (Embargoed for release until Monday, March 9, 2009, 9 a.m. Eastern) Women's Health: C-sections and Invasive Placentas Studying ...

TGen and ASU researchers find drug that could reduce risk of Alzheimer's

... of hydroxyfasudil to middle-aged (17-18 months old) male rats, starting four days before behavioral testing and continuing throughout testing. injection made it easy to give the drug to rats, but people take it in the form of a pill. Rats were tested on a water radial-arm maze, which assessed how ...
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