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Ethanol production could jeopardize soil productivity

... soil organic matter. Consequently, extensive removal of crop residues for ethanol productionor for ... Saskatchewan (SK), measured the impact of straw removal after 50 years on soil organic carbon (SOC) and ... baling on selected plots. In this study, straw removal with baling occurred 2 years out of 3, or 66% of ...

Highlights from the March editions of ESA journals

... and Ecological Monographs . 1. Fuel removal and prescribed burns reduce wildfire severity but ... fire and mechanical fuel removal, and fuel removal alone were all effective at reducing fire ... of prescribed burns and mechanical fuel removal achieved the best results. The authors note, ...

Preventing soil erosion in continuous corn

... is a source of inoculum for corn diseases. removal of corn residue, however, may require changes in ... which focused on understanding how residue removal and tillage system affect the response of ... corn was reduced by 13% with full or partial removal of corn residue when compared to ...

Fertilizers -- a growing threat to sea life

... particular reduced opportunities for the natural removal of nitrogen. As a result, there is an excess of ... on the recognition of the importance of nitrogen removal for goals other than restoring the fishery, how successful the various tools for nitrogen removal are, and the willingness of the public to pay for ...

Marine debris will likely worsen in the 21st century

... priorities for dealing with marine debris and its removal efforts should be established. Additionally, ... develop cost-effective derelict fishing gear removal and disposal programs, and fishermen participating in removal efforts could receive financial credit or be ...

Pivotal national trial uses newest interventional radiology treatment to bust blood clots in legs

... of clot-dissolving drugs in combination with clot removal devices to prevent post-thrombotic syndrome in ... paradigm to one that includes interventional clot removal as an essential element of standard DVT care," ... strong potential of interventional radiology clot removal treatments for DVT to improve public health," ...

ESA to feature wide range of UW-Madison presentations

... Scientists attempt prairie restoration after dam removal Not only does Wisconsin have more dams than ... restoring natural flows to streams and rivers dam removal offers many benefits to fish communities. But ... in dewatered sediments following a recent dam removal in southwestern Wisconsin (Thursday, Aug. 7, ...

Increasing nitrogen pollution overwhelms filtering capability of streams

... are less able to provide the natural nitrogen removal service known as denitrification, says Bruce ... and rivers networks to the point that nitrate removal is not sufficient to prevent eutrophication ... also developed ecological models to study nitrate removal from water within river networks, which develop ...

Streams natural filters, if not overloaded

... wet -- monitoring streams nationwide. Nitrogen removal in streams is important because it reduces the ... developed a model that predicts nitrate removal as water flows through small streams and into ... wastes from human activities. The largest removal occurred when nitrate entered small healthy ...

Small streams mitigate human influence on coastal ecosystems

... also developed a model that predicts nitrate removal as water flows from small streams to larger rivers, and ultimately the ocean. The model showed that removal was most effective when nitrate entered small ... we can maintain or enhance their nitrogen removal capabilities. But, as with any service, overuse ...

Scientists show that streams are critical to preservation of oceanic coastal zones

... loading in streams. The researchers analyzed its removal relative to the amount of nitrogen present in the ... that as nitrate loads increase, the efficiency of removal was reduced. Our study shows that nitrogen ... ecosystems to maintain or enhance their nitrogen removal functions. ...

Scientists enhance Mother Nature's carbon handling mechanism

... team of researchers developed a method to enhance removal of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and place ... for environmental problems by combining the acid removal with silicate rock weathering mimicking the ... oceans. According to House, this would allow removal of excess carbon dioxide from the atmosphere in a ...

Scientists discover novel way to remove iron from ferritin

... into one unit) could be used to accelerate the removal of iron from ferritin. The results of this study ... new medications that dramatically improve the removal of excess iron in patients diagnosed with blood ... is coupled with Desferal the rate of removal of iron from ferritin is eight times faster." ...

Recycling wind turbines

... explain the researchers. However, the removal and recycling phase of wind turbines has been ... of wind turbines which considers the future removal and recycling of offshore wind turbines up to the ... a limited amount of practical experience on the removal and recycling of wind turbines," Dannemand ...

DOE-funded research projects win 46 R&D 100 Awards for 2009

... leakage from geologic storage reservoirs. Clay-Liquid Carbon Dioxide removal Sorbent - a low-cost, solid-state sorbent designed to remove CO2 from flue ... (Jointly with Sud-Chemie, Louisville, KY) Thief Process for the removal of Mercury from Flue Gas - Partially burned coal is extracted from a ...

Lenfest forage fish task force launched

... marine mammals, seabirds, and many large fish species, and their excessive removal can undermine or even collapse marine food webs. The Lenfest Forage ... fish are key players in the ocean's complex food web. Their excessive removal from the oceans threatens to cause a breakdown of a very complex ecosystem ...

UC Riverside researcher names lichen after President Barack Obama

... said. "But with cattle now removed, it has begun to recover. With future removal of elk and deer both of which were introduced to the island it is ... populations on Santa Rosa Island and study their recovery after the final removal of deer and elk. ...

Study assesses impact of fish stocking on aquatic insects

... seldom studied the response of aquatic insect populations to the removal of non-native trout. "These highly-mobile predators don't naturally ... lakes with continued stocking of trout, suspension of stocking and removal of all fish. It also included fish-free lakes as reference sites for the ...

Right whale sedation enables disentanglement effort

... the drug into the whale's muscle. "This tool enhances fishing gear removal from entangled whales and minimizes the added stress from repeated boat ... tolerated repeated close approaches by a disentanglement boat to allow removal of 90 percent of the remaining rope. Veterinarians on the team calculated ...

QSGI Integrates Fujitsu Mag EraSURE Data Degausser into its Suite of Information Technology Security Services

... Fujitsu Computer Products of America, Inc. "By offering on-site data removal service, QSGI is helping its customers ensure that valuable corporate, ... allows QSGI to bring the degausser to customers' sites to perform the data removal service. It is a cost-effective and convenient service for customers who ...

Managing carbon loss

... available, but the loss of soil organic carbon (SOC) associated with the removal of corn fodder as a cellulosic ethanol feedstock is of agricultural and ... a cellulosic ethanol alternative at the pump may actually result in a net removal of CO 2 from the atmosphere." ...

American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- Nov. 19, 2008

... market of $500 million a year or more. One of the most promising mercury removal technologies is activated carbon, which can reduce mercury emissions by 90 ... according to the article. But new and improved technologies for mercury removal are under development, including catalysts made of gold, platinum, or ...

Biological selenium removal: The solution to pollution?

... reduction, thus a careful process control might drastically increase removal success of existing biotreatment systems for selenium and is a prerequisite for successful removal in full scale applications. Consequently, remediative systems aiming ...

Shipwrecks on coral reefs harbor unwanted species

... the study, published in the open-access journal PLoS ONE, suggest that removal of these structures sooner rather than later is key to keeping reefs ... smother reefs, managers are now facing the possibility that even with removal of the ship, sheer reproductive capacity of R. howesii may continue to ...

American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- July 9, 2008

... ARTICLE #3 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New "scrubber" speeds removal of powerful anthrax clean-up agent Organic Process Research & ... agent. Bielski and Joyce documented the effectiveness of their removal method in experiments with an empty office trailer filled with air ...

Human embryonic stem cells developed from 4-cell embryo; world first may lessen ethical concerns

... hematopietic stem cells," she said. "We need to determine whether the removal of one cell at the 4-cell stage impairs the capacity of the embryo to develop into a healthy child in comparison with the removal of one/two cells at the 8-cell stage. We understand that some people may ...

Atmosphere threatened by pollutants entering ocean, prof says

... and the use of nitrogen fertilizers enters the oceans and may lead to the removal of some carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, concluded a team of ... be drawn from the atmosphere into the ocean. This process results in the removal of about 10 percent of the human-caused carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, ...

Work with power grids leads to cell biology discovery

... reports that a counterintuitive approach also holds promise. The targeted removal of genes -- the exact opposite of what a gene therapist would do -- can ... problem. Their method, for example, can identify the genes whose removal restores growth in gene-deficient mutants of E. coli and S. cerevisiae, a ...

Streams remove significant amounts of nitrogen, preventing downstream 'dead zones'

... putting too much nitrogen into the water its not as effective. Nitrogen removal in streams is important because it reduces the potential for ... as fertilizers and wastes from human activities. The largest percentage removal occurred when nitrate entered small healthy streams and traveled ...

ORNL study finds rivers play part in removing nitrogen

... phase of the study, the scientists developed a model to study nitrate removal from water within river networks. These networks develop as small streams ... such as fertilizers and wastes from human activities. The largest removal occurred when nitrate entered small healthy streams and traveled ...

Beavers can help ease drought

... can help mitigate the effects of drought, and because of that, their removal from wetlands to accommodate industrial, urban and agricultural demands should be avoided, according to a new University of Alberta study. removal of beaver should be considered an environmental disturbance on par with ...

Yam bean a nearly forgotten crop

... (DAAD). Thirty-four yam genotypes were grown with and without flower removal at one droughty location and one irrigated location. Of the 33 traits that ... The study identified genotypes with high storage root production. Flower removal increased storage root production by 50 to 100%. Several yam bean ...

Yam bean a nearly forgotten crop

... (DAAD). Thirty-four yam genotypes were grown with and without flower removal at one droughty location and one irrigated location. Of the 33 traits that ... The study identified genotypes with high storage root production. Flower removal increased storage root production by 50 to 100%. Several yam bean ...

UF scientists reveal how dietary restriction cleans cells

... can find another way of enhancing autophagy that will allow the enhanced removal of various damaged organelles that accumulate in aged cells. Ulf Brunk, ... University in Sweden, said the study builds on past research showing that removal of toxic mitochondria may extend life in a variety of mammals. The ...

Women often opt to surgically remove their breasts, ovaries to reduce cancer risk

... women who were mutation carriers underwent bilateral risk-reducing mastectomy; 45 percent had bilateral risk-reducing salpingo-oophorectomy (surgical removal of ovaries). These surgeries are widely used by carriers of BRCA1 and BRCA2 gene mutations to reduce the risk for breast and ovarian cancer. ...

Animal and plant communication at the ESA Annual Meeting

... washed the bugs in a chemical solvent and returned them to the plants, the ants immediately swarmed the bugs. The key, says Whitehead, was the removal of chemicals on the bugs' exoskeleton. Using chromatography and spectrometry, the researchers compared the bugs' exoskeletal chemicals with that of ...

A crystal ball for brain cancer?

... plan to confirm their findings in a larger study. The team will also test the new method's ability to identify responsive patients prior to surgical removal of their tumor. ...

Biodiesel on the wing: A 'green' process for biodiesel from feather meal

... this process could create 153 million gallons of biodiesel annually in the U.S. and 593 million gallons worldwide. In addition, they note that removal of fat content from feather meal results in both a higher-grade animal feed and a better nitrogen source for fertilizer applications. ...

Avoiding hysterectomy: Major interventional radiology E-collection info available

... topics individually. Uterine fibroids are very common noncancerous growths that develop in the muscular wall of the uterus. Hysterectomy, surgical removal of the uterus performed by a gynecologist, is the most common treatment for symptomatic uterine fibroids. In fact, more than 200,000 women in the ...

Researchers gain insight into mechanism underlying Huntington's

... cells, Li and his colleagues identified a novel DNA repair pathway referred to as DNA hairpin repair (HPR), which specifically targets TNR hairpin removal in the daughter DNA strand, ensuring the fidelity of the TNR sequences in the parental strand. It is proposed that defects or inadequacies in the HPR ...
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