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Study on keeping nuclear bombs from US ports shows misplaced fear over cargo scanning cost

... of all containers, followed by a more careful secondary scan of only a few containers that fail the ... an additional $11-$13 for containers that require secondary inspection. This was, in part, due to the cost of ... train, and monitor private inspectors to analyze secondary inspection images; and to overcome some ...

UNC study: Scientists identify chemical compound that may stop deadly brain tumors

... treatment apply to a type of brain tumor called secondary glioblastoma multiforme (GBM). GBMs are part of a ... findings and potential treatment apply mostly to secondary GBM, rather than a different type of tumor called primary GBM. About 75 percent of secondary GBMs have mutations in the IDH1 gene, but only 5 ...

Two-day symposium in Baltimore to tackle the promises and perils of proton radiotherapy

... to the dosage, proton therapy lowers the risk of secondary cancers later in life. What does the ... trials, and biological questions such as RBE and secondary neutrons will also be presented. HIGHLIGHTS ... a large number of neutrons -- which may cause secondary cancers. Studies of survivors of the Hiroshima ...

Alzheimer's disease therapeutic prevents long-term damage from TBI in pre-clinical studies

... that they appear to play a very important role in secondary injury." Severe brain injury usually produces ... cells, but this damage is often followed by a secondary wave of injury that can last weeks, months, and ... to understand if amyloid peptide contributed to secondary injury. Amyloid peptides are produced when a long ...

Interventional treatment can be recommended as first-line treatment for 'silent killer'

... unknown, and there was initially a higher rate of secondary interventions compared to open surgery, it was ... over an eight-year period, studying the rate of secondary interventions (or the necessity of performing ... imaging. "Most importantly, the overall rate of secondary interventions after endovascular repair was 7.2 ...

Researchers find nature's shut-off switch for cellulose production

... growth in order to begin development of thicker, secondary cell walls. "These small RNAs were known to ... shut down primary cell wall development to begin secondary wall growth. "These secondary stages result in characteristics such as tough ...

CU-Boulder study suggests air quality regulations miss key pollutants

... the gases -- such as gasoline vapors -- that form secondary organic particles and create visible haze," he ... the Los Angeles region during the afternoon is secondary in nature. During the morning commute, when direct emissions from vehicles are at their peak, secondary particles still make up about half of the organic ...

How 'secondary' sex characters can drive the origin of species

... beetles there is an investment trade-off between secondary sexual characters and primary sexual characters," ... deeply resonant baritone -- are known as secondary sexual characters. Evolutionary biologists ... this suggests that trade-offs between primary and secondary sexual traits continue to shape the way species ...

Male seahorses are nature's Mr. Mom, Texas A&M researchers say

... to females, so you usually see the evolution of secondary sex traits in males (for example, a peacocks tail ... compete for access to available males, and thus secondary sex traits (such as brightly colored ... and female gulf pipefish have evolved strong secondary sexual traits, Jones said. Seahorses, ...

Male seahorses are nature's Mr. Mom, Texas A&M researchers say

... to females, so you usually see the evolution of secondary sex traits in males (for example, a peacocks tail ... compete for access to available males, and thus secondary sex traits (such as brightly colored ... and female gulf pipefish have evolved strong secondary sexual traits, Jones said. Seahorses, ...

Why fruit-eating bats eat dirt

... idea. The reason behind this is that they contain secondary plant compounds which may have detrimental ... fruit-eating bats ingest large amounts of secondary plant compounds with their food. This may become ... for pregnant or lactating bat mothers, since secondary plant compounds may damage the embryo or the ...

Single-largest biodiversity survey says primary rainforest is irreplaceable

... the biodiversity conservation value of primary, secondary and plantation forests ever conducted in the ... primary rain forest sites, five areas of natural secondary forest and five areas planted with fast-growing ... conservation. However, they also show that secondary forests and plantations offer some wildlife ...

American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- Aug. 8, 2007

... adhesion of cells responsible for formation of secondary cataracts. The coating did not affect the optical ... of the capsule eventually becomes clouded with a secondary cataract. Jr me notes that treatment is available for secondary cataracts, but describes it as risky ARTICLE ...

SMOS and Proba-2 launch rescheduled for November

... and Eurockot Launch Services, ESA's next Earth Explorer mission SMOS and a secondary payload, the technology demonstrator Proba-2 satellite, will now launch on ... Both the Soil Moisture and Ocean Salinity (SMOS) satellite and the secondary payload Proba-2, which is ESA's second Project for Onboard Autonomy ...

Scientists learn why the flu may turn deadly

... the immune systems of otherwise healthy individuals, leading to severe secondary bacterial infections, such as pneumonia. Furthermore, this immunological ... may be responsible for the paralysis of the immune system, leading to secondary bacterial infections. The influenza patients were compared with patients ...

Rethinking the genetic theory of inheritance

... evidence that DNA may not be the only carrier of heritable information; a secondary molecular mechanism called epigenetics may also account for some inherited ... twins than dizygotic twins. This finding suggests that there is a secondary molecular mechanism of heredity. The epigenetic heritability may help ...

Girls have superior sense of taste to boys

... with this year's natural science festival at Danish primary and secondary schools. All the participating groups of children were sent a complete kit ... "The trends are very clear in all the answers from the many primary and secondary schools: the pupils and teachers have been very thorough and accurate." ...

Origin of root offshoots revealed

... and a cell that is ready to become a specialized cell in this case, a secondary root cell. The decisive signal With the aid of the mouse-ear cress ... and can be used to counteract erosion. On the other hand, slowing down secondary root formation can be advantageous in tuberous plants, like potatoes or ...

Scripps research team sheds light on immune system suppression

... and a pioneer in immune system studies. "This model explains how a secondary infection can be caused by a normal virus infection and this provides the ... The researchers showed that once in this infected condition, a secondary opportunistic agent, in this case the herpes virus murine cytomegalovirus, ...

American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- Sept. 24, 2008

... on the organic gases that react chemically in the atmosphere, creating the secondary particles that make up a significant portion of haze," Docherty said. AD ARTICLE #3 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE "Apportionment of Primary and secondary Organic Aerosols in Southern California during the 2005 Study of organic ...

Statin does not appear helpful for children with learning disabilities caused by genetic disorder

... which is thought to be dependent on cerebellar function). In the secondary outcome measures, the researchers found a significant improvement in the ... specifically observed in children with poor baseline performance. Other secondary outcome measures, such as attention fluctuations and a developmental test ...

Arctic marine mammals on thin ice

... mammals. The effects of climate change will be compounded by a host of secondary factors. The loss of ice will open the Arctic to new levels of shipping, ... colleagues describe how conservation measures may be able to address the secondary effects of climate change, but that only reductions in greenhouse gas ...

AGU Journal Highlights -- March 19, 2008

... hemisphere, the footprint consists of a bright spot sometimes followed by secondary spots. To study the Io footprint, Bonfond et al. analyze measurements from ... toward the other hemisphere, generating the footprints leading and secondary signatures. See press release: ....

Eat up all of your Brussels sprouts -- unless you're an aphid

... primary parasitoid wasp predators that mummify and eat the aphids, and the secondary parasitoid wasps that in turn eat the primary parasitoid wasps. The ... in turn attract more of the opportunistic generalist feeders among the secondary parasitoids, leading to a greater diversity of species and complexity in ...

Mayo Clinic study: Ossur's collars superior in immobilization and reduction of pressure

... trauma patients is routinely carried out to minimize the potential of secondary spinal cord injury. Although cervical injury is detected in only 5 to 10% ... early spinal clearance predisposes the patient to increased morbidity secondary to extended immobilization. Trauma represents 11.4% of non-pediatric and ...

Family conditions may affect when girls experience puberty

... or whom were girls) when they were in first grade, and the development of secondary sexual characteristicssuch as breast budding and the growth of body hairin ... had lower Body Mass Index (BMI) when they were in third grade developed secondary sexual characteristics later than their peers. Consistent with the ...

Proteins pack tighter in crowded native state

... places in the protein's structure where compaction was occurring and secondary structures improved," Cheung said. "This offers the first observed ... the protein's native state becomes more compact and more ordered. The secondary structure of the folded protein increased by as much as 25 percent based ...

MIT: blood may help us think

... Sciences. Most people assume the symptoms of these diseases are a secondary consequence of damage to the neurons. But we propose that they may also be ... looking at fMRI currently regard blood flow and volume changes as a secondary process that only provides read-out of neural activity, explains Rosa Cao, ...

AGU journal highlights -- Aug. 6, 2009

... they find that the Pacific coasts of North America and Central America are important sources of the hum, and the west coast of Europe is a strong secondary source region, while no significant hum was detected from the Southern Hemisphere during the study period (November 2006 to June 2007). The study is ...

Frost & Sullivan Recognizes MIRTEC With the 2009 Award for Automated Optical Inspection Product Innovation of the Year

... product development. Industry analysts compare market participants and measure performance through in-depth interviews, analysis, and extensive secondary research in order to identify best practices in the industry. About MIRTEC MIRTEC is a leading global supplier of automated ...

Wood stoves -- a viable home heat source?

... with the improvement of the products on the market, as wood heating technology has substantially advanced in recent years. With the advanced secondary combustion systems on Environmental Protection Agency certified woodstoves, they are now 95% more efficient than their predecessors. Dr. Paul ...

Alzheimer's disease drug treats traumatic brain injury, report GUMC researchers

... buildup of beta amyloid occurs in a second wave of damage that follows immediate "necrotic" death of nerve cells after traumatic brain injury. This secondary injury can last months, if not years, resulting in large holes within brain tissue. Amyloid peptides are produced when a long brain protein known as ...

New Report Just Published: World Solid-State, Fiber, Gas and Dye Lasers Market Report

... Technologies Inc., Scientific Materials Corporation, and TRUMPF Laser GmbH + Co. KG. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are mostly extracted from URL research and reported select online sources. SOLID-STATE, FIBER, GAS AND DYE ...

New technique can fast-track better ionic liquids for biomass pre-treatments

... (1-n-ethyl-3-methylimidazolium acetate), which is currently the most effective in terms of pre-treating biomass, we observed a rapid swelling of the secondary plant cell walls within three hours of exposure at relatively mild temperatures (120 degrees Celsius)," says Blake Simmons, a chemical engineer who ...

DuoCort: New chronotherapy for adrenal insufficiency

... sometimes with other corticosteroids. There are different types of adrenal insufficiency: primary adrenal insufficiency also called Addisons disease, secondary adrenal insufficiency and CAH- congenital adrenal hyperplasia. About chronotherapy Coordinating biological rhythms (chronobiology) with medical ...

Study shows Chronix technology using serum DNA can identify early presence of disease

... infectious disease and BSE. For example, a study reported in the December issue of the journal Blood showed that serum DNA was able to identify a secondary cancer in a patient before it was clinically apparent. Of special interest in this current study is the finding that these DNA signatures ...

The bitter side of sweeteners

... in Germany Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen and Karlsruhe as well as from a soil aquifer treatment site located in a Mediterranean country that treats secondary effluent from a sewage treatment plant. They tested the water samples using their new analytical method and detected four (acesulfame, saccharin, ...

Peripheral nerve repair with fat precursor cells led to wider nerves and less muscle atrophy

... Schwann cells within nerve conduits can enhance nerve regeneration. However, the incorporation of Schwann cells requires a second surgery, renders a secondary nerve nonfunctional, and requires Schwann cells in high numbers that are clinically challenging to obtain. According to the researchers, ...

Simple drug treatment may prevent nicotine-induced SIDS: Study

... impaired due to nicotine exposure. During those episodes, specific proteins sensitive to hypoxia stimulate the cell to release catecholamines. A secondary class of proteins then acts as a 'brake', ensuring the cells do not over excite themselves during this stressful time. However, exposure of the ...

Obama Budget Level Funds Career Technical Education

... critical education challenges such as reducing the dropout rate, funding for the Perkins Act needs to be at least $1.4 billion for FY 2010 to support secondary and postsecondary career and technical education (CTE) programs. Recently, ACTE, NASDCTEc and the American Association for Community Colleges ...
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