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People of higher socioeconomic status choose better diets -- but pay more per calorie

... density of the diet (i.e. available energy per unit weight) is one indicator of diet quality. Lean ... vegetables and fruit provide fewer calories per unit weight than do fast foods, sweets, candy and desserts. Energy dense foods provide more calories per unit weight but tend to be nutrient-poor. Diets of ...

Gorilla gets MRI at Bronx Zoo

... Forest as planned. Under strict protocol, the MRI unit was cleaned and sanitized after the procedure. ... his illness. The ability to use their mobile MRI unit allowed us to perform this procedure right here ... gorillas." The Brain Tumor Foundation's Mobile unit has recently embarked on the "Road to Early ...

UK researcher identifies just 8 patterns as the cause of all humor

... involved, addressing the deceptively simple unit and context relationships at their foundation. ... of magnitude, by which we recognize the same unit repeated in multiple contexts. "What this all ... tool for the job, and then to apply our chosen unit to as wide a range of contexts as possible, ...

Empire State Stem Cell Board awards $12.7 million to Albert Einstein College of Medicine

... three units: The Human Pluripotent Stem Cell unit that will produce patient specific stem cells; the Xenotransplantation unit through which researchers will transplant human ... be tested in humans; and the Stem Cell Genomic unit that will allow Einstein's human stem cell ...

Chicks to give scientists clearer picture of fetal development

... in collaboration with the MRC Human Genetics unit (Edinburgh), University College London, ... Edinburgh Mouse Atlas at the MRC Human Genetics unit in Edinburgh (e-MouseAtlas.org). Images from ... Richard Baldock, of the MRC's Human Genetics unit in Edinburgh said: "The mouse atlas team will ...

Soil Science Society of America presents 2008 fellows

... the Cropping Systems and Water Quality Research unit of the USDA-ARS at Columbia, Missouri. Dr. ... with USDA-ARS, Agricultural Systems Research unit in Fort Collins, Colorado. He received B.S. and ... the USDA-ARS Agroecosystem Management Research unit at Lincoln, NE located in the Department of ...

New Sony PC Delivers High Performance in Ultra-Portable Package

... larger PC into an ultra-light form factor." The unit is housed in a durable carbon-fiber casing to ... wireless access beyond networks and hotspots, the unit features optional built-in wireless Sprint(R) ... one via a password-protected online account. The unit comes pre-installed with Windows Vista(R) ...

A nutritional supplement could improve the clinical situation of ICU patients

... during patients stays in the Intensive Care unit (ICU), due to the low levels of antioxidant food ... de la Cruz (head of the Nutrition and Dietetics unit of the Ruiz de Alda Hospital in Granada) and ... Eduardo Aguayo (specialist in the Intensive Cure unit of this same hospital). First time in Spain ...

MRSA in hospital intensive care -- what's growing where?

... Critically ill patients in the intensive care unit are particularly at risk from hospital acquired ... routine samples taken from the intensive care unit and patients screened over the last 12 months, ... of resistant infections in the intensive care unit have been extremely low. By establishing which ...

March GEOLOGY and GSA TODAY media highlights

... A lighter-toned and typically finely bedded lower unit exhibiting clay minerals was probably deposited ... An overlying darker-toned and often blocky upper unit drapes the lighter-toned deposits. The upper unit was emplaced during later high-magnitude flooding ...

University of Hawaii at Manoa researchers reveal ocean acidification at Station ALOHA

... CO 2 -driven acidification of the surface oceans has already caused a 0.1 unit lowering of pH, and models suggest that another 0.3 pH unit drop by the year 2050 is likely. Continued acidification of the sea may ...

Joint research into an enzyme that causes genetic diseases

... in Spanish . Researchers from CIC bioGUNE's Structural Biology unit and Columbia University (New York) have conducted a joint research ... one. Mikel Valle, a researcher from CIC bioGUNE's Structural Biology unit explains that This is the start of a highly ambitious study which is being ...

Single thawed embryo transfer after PGD does not affect pregnancy rates

... today (Tuesday). Dr Yacoub Khalaf, director of the assisted conception unit at Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital, London (UK), told the conference: "To ... a consultant in reproductive medicine and PGD at the assisted conception unit at Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital, said: "This study represents a ...

Proteins in gel

... bound to the surface. In the second, the polymer molecules are constructed unit by unit on the surface. "Our technique is a mixture of the two known methods. We ...

Energy-saving method checks refrigerant level in air conditioners

... the energy efficiency go down, but you also reduce the lifetime of the unit because it has to work harder, causing parts to wear out faster," Braun ... air conditioners might simply plug a personal digital assistant into the unit to read the refrigerant-charge information, Braun said. Researchers ...

Triage technology with a Star Trek twist

... on the big screen for the moment. The goal is to develop a handheld unit about the size of a legal notebook and as a thick as a ream of paper. ... and further testing of optical stabilization technology to make sure the unit can function despite a responder's arm and hand movements. Transition and ...

Peptides-on-demand: McGill researcher's radical new green chemistry makes the impossible possible

... in Green Chemistry. "You need to purchase every single separate amino acid unit that makes up the peptide, and feed them into the machine one by one, ... using the classical form of chemistry," he continued. "Every amino acid unit is very similar to every other one, and classical chemistry simply cannot ...

January GEOLOGY media highlights

... initial path, before riding over the already frozen deposits of the first unit and beyond. For the first time, downstream evolution of the kinematic ... deep underground for tens of thousand years. Lu et al. studied a mudrock unit from an oilfield with naturally high CO 2 under the North Sea. For the ...

Discovery of new gene associated with diabetes risk suggests link with body clock

... of Oxford, the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute and the MRC Epidemiology unit in Cambridge. The researchers have identified a gene involved in the ... risk," says Professor Nick Wareham, Director of the MRC Epidemiology unit in Cambridge. Other genes have previously been shown to be associated ...

Ecologists say metabolism accounts for why natural selection favors only some species

... rate of metabolism of a species how fast a species consumes energy, per unit mass, per unit time. The researchers studied 3006 species, the largest number of ...

Parasites outweigh predators in Pacific Coast estuaries

... in a given habitat. It is expressed either as the weight of organisms per unit area or as the volume of organisms per unit volume of habitat. Until now, scientists have believed that because ...

Study shows parasites outweigh predators

... in a given habitat. It is expressed either as the weight of organisms per unit area or as the volume of organisms per unit volume of habitat. Until now, scientists have believed that because ...

More sensitive radiology monitoring in the Basque Country

... the dose rate of gamma radiation, i.e. the amount of energy we receive per unit of mass over a specified unit of time. Her prime goal was to establish values for normal radiation ...

bioMETRX, Inc. Garage Door Opener Named 'Best In Class'

... traditional numeric keypads that are used to open a garage door. The unit is simple to install, simple to program, and simple to operate. Children ... users, and works with all manufacturers' garage door operators. The unit comes with everything the consumer needs to be up and running in 20 ...

New fingerprint breakthrough by forensic scientists

... Centre has been working with Northamptonshire Police's scientific support unit to develop new ways of taking fingerprints from a crime scene. ... the University Department of Chemistry and the Police's scientific support unit have developed the method that enables scientists to 'visualise ...

Understanding the functions of diversity

... and is also one of the topics of the exhibition. The Ecuador Research unit has been making a significant contribution towards this issue since 2001. This Research unit is studying both natural mountain forests and mountain forest regions that ...

A new analysis method allows to find out the sex of the baby from the second month of pregnancy

... University of Granada Lorgen, in collaboration with the Foetal Medicine unit of the Maternity Hospital Virgen de las Nieves of Granada, has managed to ... women, under the coordination Dr Sebastin Manzanares (Foetal Medicine unit of the Virgen de las Nieves University Hospital). The methods ...

Montana State researchers study spread of lake trout in Glacier National Park

... Park, lake trout compete with native bull trout. Guy, assistant unit leader for the Montana Cooperative Fishery Research unit at MSU, heads the Glacier research project with Wade Fredenberg of the ...

Scientists unravel the genetic coding of the pea

... around the world.. Researchers from the INRA Plant Genomics Research unit at Evry, and the INRA Grain Legumes Research unit at Bretenires, both in France, both in France developed a high-quality ...

Europe's most common genetic disease is a liver disorder

... The research is a landmark for the joint Molecular Medicine Partnership unit of EMBL and the University of Heidelberg. The unit is dedicated to elucidating the molecular mechanisms of a range of ...

Steps toward Stopping Autoimmune Disease

... (SNPs) in three genes: ITGAM; KIAA1542; PXK; and at SNP rs10798269, a DNA unit not found within any known gene. SNPs are chromosome locations where a single unit of DNA may vary from one person to another. The results also showed ...

2007 ozone hole 'smaller than usual'

... minimum value of the ozone layer is around 120 Dobson Units. A Dobson unit is a unit of measurement that describes the thickness of the ozone layer in a column ...

Thumb-size microsystem enables cell culture and incubation

... stick to the surface of the microchip. The chip contains a simple heating unit a miniature version of the type found in a common toaster and is ... small size provides several advantages, the researchers say. The unit can easily be moved to different microscopes, imaging devices or other ...

Thermochemical process converts poultry litter into bio-oil

... pyrodiesel (bio-oil), producer gas, and fertilizer. The pyrolysis unit heats the litter until it vaporizes. The vapor is then condensed to ... through movement of litter. The self-contained transportable pyrolsis unit will allow poultry producers to process the litter on site rather than ...

Scientists open doors to diagnosis of emphysema

... 90% of the risk for developing them. Work by scientists at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) and its Molecular Medicine Partnership unit (MMPU) with the University of Heidelberg, Germany, has shed new light on the underlying disease process of emphysema using a technique which could in ...

UC San Diego engineer provides insights to decades-old DNA squabble

... that adjacent nucleosomes on the chain actually lie on opposite sides of the fiber such that the linker DNA is straight. (The nucleosome is the basic unit of chromatin that consists of two turns of DNA wrapped around a protein spool). Arya and his team have developed a very sophisticated model of ...

Nottinghamshire Police First Law Enforcement Agency to Deploy ForensicSoft in United Kingdom

... looking for ways to streamline our procedures without sacrificing quality of work. SAFE has allowed us to do exactly that, and provides our unit with a great deal of flexibility by offering an easy-to-use and forensically sound platform to run our preferred tools from," said Chris Tappin of ...

Early detection and quick response are key to defense against anthrax attack

... biosurveillance technologies and live, person-to-person communication," continues Dr. Hupert, who is also director of the new Preparedness Modeling unit at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). "But most important of all are multilateral diplomatic efforts to prevent bioterrorist ...

PRS And EmSense Partner To Integrate Bio-Sensory Measures In Packaging Research Studies

... packaging research studies. The companies presented findings from a recent joint study, that used PRS Eye-Tracking and EmSense's EmGear(TM) EEG unit to link package viewing patterns with measures of cognition and emotion - and to identify the specific design elements driving the recent failure of ...

New advance in revolutionary 'bullet fingerprinting' technique

... in collaboration with Northamptonshire Police is now being advanced in new ways. Dr John Bond, from Northamptonshire Police Scientific Support unit and an Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Leicester's Forensic Research Centre developed- in collaboration with University scientists - a ...
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