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Health and Environmental Groups Announce Intent to Sue Illinois Coal Plant Owners for Violating Clean Air Act

... their intent to sue the company because its coal plants release illegally high amounts of particulate ... Agency (EPA) against Midwest Generation's coal plants in the state, particularly the Fisk and Crawford ... representing the communities in which the coal plants are located. All of ...

Arizona researchers to sequence West African rice strain

... whole process of domestication, or turning wild plants into food crops. That knowledge could also ... is often used as a model for understanding how plants adapt to different environments," Rounsley said, ... casting the net wide to get information about how plants deal with their environments, and then ...

Plant communication: Sagebrush engage in self-recognition and warn of danger

... or animal behavior but with plant behavior. plants engage in self-recognition and can communicate ... its early stages, the scientists suspect that the plants warn their own kind of impending danger by ... he said. What this research means is that plants are "capable of more sophisticated behavior than ...

Genomics for a Greener World

... going to identify the genes from more than 75 plants that make those plants produce valuable compounds." says Dr. Peter ... synthetic biologists to harness the potential of plants with high medicinal and industrial value. The ...

Improved Fungicides May Be Easier on Environment

... in a news release from the meeting sponsor. plants produce natural chemicals called phytoalexins ... defenseless plant. In laboratory tests on plants that normally handle fungicides well, Pedras's ... protected generally fungicide-friendly crucifer plants and vegetables, such as ...

ACS PressPac -- Dec. 10, 2008

... drug use by testing water at sewage treatment plants Healthy make-over: Natural colors replace ... kills almost 200 different food and ornamental plants including tomatoes, strawberries and roses. Their ... gray mold is so-named because it covers infected plants with fuzzy gray spores that can ultimately kill ...

Seven Things that can Kill (or Severely Sicken) Your dog or cat this Holiday Season

... and guests could get seriously hurt. 6. HOLIDAY plants    Along with everything else ... plants. A few of the more common problematic plants are listed below, but it must be kept in mind ... American mistletoe, Holly, most forced bulb plants (daffodils, narcissi, tulips, autumn crocuses), ...

Novel bioreactor enhances interleukin-12 production in genetically-modified tobacco plants

... hairy roots from genetically modified tobacco plants can be grown in a contained novel mist bioreactor ... development. Our study shows that we can use plants to produce interleukin-12, and other therapeutic ... WPI and ABI. In the current study, tobacco plants were modified in the lab of Carole Cramer, PhD, ...

IDE Technologies Signs Contract Worth Over 100 Million Euros to Supply a Desalination Plant to Australia

... IDE in its projects worldwide, for example in the plants in Ashkelon and Hadera (over 100 million cubic ... the company has supplied more than 385 plants of different types and capacities, which supply ... Spanning 40 countries on all continents, IDE's plants produce more than 1,600,000 cubic meters /day. ...

Earthjustice/EIP Report: Dangerous Mercury Pollution From Unregulated Cement Kilns in U.S. About Twice as High as Levels Previously Projected by EPA

... pounds. -- A relatively small number of cement plants that use extremely dirty raw materials and fuels ... Pew said: "EPA's new data confirm that cement plants are among the worst mercury polluters in this ... list twice, at rank four and rank five with its plants in New York and Michigan. By Lafarge's own ...

Closing coal-burning power plant in China and improved cognitive development in children

... July 14, 2008 Closing coal-fired power plants can have a direct, positive impact on children's ... that of the first cohort. Coal-fired power plants provide the majority of the energy for China's ... closure of older, more polluting coal-fired power plants such as the one in Tongliang. The study is ...

Fortified cassava could provide a day's nutrition in a single meal

... field trials in Puerto Rico to make sure the plants perform as well outside as they do in ... more iron and zinc from the soil. To fortify the plants with a form of vitamin E and beta-carotene (also ... of a hybrid species that crosses two related plants native to Texas and Brazil. The strategy, still ...

To branch or not to branch

... ago, mutations in the wild population produced plants that attracted the attention of hunter gatherers ... diets. Saved seed was planted and desirable plants selected again in the next generation. Along ... the three genes are mutated, the mutant maize plants have more and longer branches and produce smaller ...

Desert plant may hold key to surviving food shortage

... the plant's genetic code and understand how these plants function at night. The project will generate ... Kalanchoe could provide a model of how bio-fuel plants could be grown on un-utilised desert and ... deserts. "Kalanchoe is a good example of how plants can flourish in harsh environments. If we can ...

Researchers identify proteins making up mechanosensitive ion channels

... been characterizing mechanosensitive channels in plants for 20 years," said Elizabeth Haswell, Ph.D., ... which proteins underlie these activities." plants do it, bacteria do it The two proteins ... of small conductance). Even though bacteria and plants are not closely related in terms of evolution, ...

China Holdings Announces Development on TaiHu and Ongniute Biomass Power Plants/Projects

... To Energy Projects -- 5 Biomass Waste To Energy plants in China, which are expected to begin ... & Pipeline in Biomass Energy Power Generation plants & Hydropower plants in hopes of reaching a total Potential Power ...

Greener offices make happier employees

... views of green spaces and workers who had green plants in their offices perceived greater job ... the presence or absence of live interior plants and windows, environmental preferences of the ... who worked in office environments that had plants or window views compared to employees who worked ...

Stanford researchers synthesize compound to flush HIV out of hiding

... and therapeutic potential. The yield from both plants is low and highly variable; the availability of the plants is limited; and isolating the compound is ... these compounds for various reasons in the plants from which they're derived, but certainly not to ...

International health experts to enlist the public in war on African malaria

... the seven malaria research projects follow. plants that repel mosquitoes The mosquito-repellant properties of certain plants and shrubs have been known for years but it wasnt ... production of the seeds and seedlings of eight plants and shrubs known to repel or kill mosquitoes. The ...

Allergies Can Dig Into Gardening's Fun

... it can be difficult to enjoy their passion for plants when they have to cope with the misery of ... iris, magnolia, rose, snapdragon and tulip. plants that are highly allergenic include: ash, cedar, ... Skin testing is the best way to determine which plants will trigger allergic reactions in individuals, ...

Electrolyzed Water Gives Boost to Eliminating Food-Borne Bacteria Such as Salmonella, E. coli and Listeria Murray's Chicken to be First Poultry Processor to Utilize New Technology in its Food Sanitation Process

... will be beneficial in assisting processing plants with meeting the new standards announced by the ... standards among poultry and beef processing plants in testing and eliminating Salmonella, E. ... to pathogen elimination in food processing plants and related industries, thereby producing safer ...

Gene 'knockout' floors tobacco carcinogen

... that silencing a specific gene in burley tobacco plants significantly reduces harmful carcinogens in ... and North Carolina compared cured burley tobacco plants with the troublesome gene silenced and "control" ... no harmful compounds may also help with tobacco plants that are being used to create pharmaceuticals or ...

Screening the herbal pharmacy

... are increasingly focusing on substances from plants used in traditional medicine. About three ... compounds commonly used today are derived from plants of the traditional medicine of the people in ... working profiles in traditional medicinal plants are better than in common-or-garden botany. ...

New findings on emerging contaminants

... part because many municipal wastewater treatment plants do not filter out chemicals completely, including ... the lake. This suggests that if treatment plants could remove such chemicals from municipal ... discharge. Because most municipal treatment plants do not completely remove chemicals from ...

Bonn scientists simulate dinosaur digestion in the lab

... from the University of Bonn are researching which plants giant dinosaurs could have lived off more than ... fr Tierwissenschaften) is investigating which plants giant dinosaurs could have lived off more than ... In this context it is unclear how nutritious the plants were that formed their diet. This question is ...

Growing markets bring potential for rubber and oilseed crops

... on guayule and lesquerella, two native Big Bend plants that might be grown in other parts of Texas, a ... looking at the possibility of developing the two plants into alternative crops in the Trans-Pecos and ... low as 0 degrees, he said. Even in Dalhart, the plants had a 31 percent survival at minus 10 degrees. ...

American Chemical Society's weekly PressPac -- Jan. 23, 2008

... Research, a monthly publication. Unlike other plants that absorb nutrients from the soil, carnivorous plants growing in nutrient-poor soils have special ... are considering tapping their sewage treatment plants as a new source of drinking water. The conversion ...

CIHR news: U of S scientists find plant gene that affects stress resistance

... that has never before been identified in helping plants to resist stress. The studypublished this ... four genes suspected of playing a role in the plants stress responses. The team found that when plants were subjected to a DNA-damaging stressor, ...

January American Naturalist highlights

... bags made of bridal veil mesh to cover the plants and control whether pollinators could transfer ... this suggests that one way for plants to avoid pollen deposition from the wrong species ... and Paul W. Leadley (Universit Paris-Sud) plants need nutrients such as Nitrogen and Phosphorus ...

Researchers build new model of bio-exploration

... those in developing countries to prospect for plants that have interesting biological properties, said ... bio-prospecting approach, where people take plants back to their labs in Western Europe or the U.S., ... the field, Lila said. When field results identify plants with potentially useful properties, the ...

EPA Plan to Evade Required Cuts in Mercury Pollution Challenged in Court by States, Tribes, Health and Environmental Groups

... pollution from coal- and oil-fired power plants (Case No.: 05-1097). The broad coalition called ... law and human health in allowing coal-fired power plants to churn out dangerous mercury levels. Rather ... pollutants now and into the future. "Power plants spew 48 tons of mercury into the air each year, ...

China Holdings, Inc. Announces Its 3rd Biomass Renewable Energy Project (Power Capacity: 50 MW); Total Potential: 150 MW in Biomass Energy Pipeline

... with Biomass Projects & Hydropower plants and companies, governments in China, or/and ... Renewable Energy Strategy & Plan in Hydropower plants and Biomass Energy Power Generation plants will enhance the technical, social, and ...

'Biofortifying' one of the world's primary foods

... her colleagues want to find genes that help the plants take up more essential nutrients from their ... and zinc, the project could shed light on how plants turn on or off their ability to take up and store ... knowledge also could help researchers seeking plants that can remove toxins from the environment. ...

Higher levels of pollutants found in fish caught near a coal-fired power plant

... D.C., Nov. 7 Emissions from coal-fired power plants may be an important source of water pollution and ... School of Public Health. These types of power plants may be significant sources of mercury and ... to take into account industries such as power plants that may be important sources of water pollution, ...

To fight disease, animals, like plants, can tolerate parasites

... Plant pathologists have long known that plants deal with parasites by either developing ... bugs, or by becoming more tolerant to disease. So plants that are tolerant do not get sick as fast as plants that are not tolerant, even when the number of ...

China Holdings, Inc. Announces 2nd Biomass Renewable Energy Project (Power Capacity: 50 MW); Total Potential: 100 MW in Biomass Energy Pipeline

... Pipeline in Biomass Energy Projects & Hydropower plants to reach a total Potential Power Capacity from ... Partnerships with Biomass Projects & Hydropower plants and companies, governments in China, ... Renewable Energy Strategy & Plan in Hydropower plants and Biomass Energy Projects will enhance the ...

Transcript of Press Conference Announcing Settlement in United States Et Al vs. American Electric Power

... to many of its coal-fired power plants in the eastern United States, changes that led it ... spread well beyond the five states in which the plants are located, that extend eastward to areas such ... health benefits not only in the areas near the plants but also in the vast, downwind areas that ...

Human Urine Safe, Productive Fertilizer

... urine could be a good fertilizer for many other plants or crops," Pradhan said. The researchers ... it, then scattering it on the soil around the plants rather than directly on them. The study was ... nitrogen. No matter what you apply to the soil, plants take up organic or inorganic material in the soil ...

Primitive Plants Have Complex Sex Life

... FRIDAY, Oct. 5 (HealthDay News) -- Primitive plants called cycads use heat and scent to manipulate ... a new study reveals. Cycads, a group of plants that has been around for 250 million to 290 ... the University of Utah has discovered that the plants heat up and emit an intense odor in order to ...

New research into plant colors sheds light on antioxidants

... genetic processes that give flowers, leaves and plants their bright colours. The knowledge could lead to ... pigments, called anthocyanins, are what give some plants the vivid colours that they use to attract insects and foraging animals. They also give plants protection against environmental stresses and ...
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(Date:10/18/2014)... group of 2,000 patients referred for evaluation of ... molecular diagnosis for 25 percent, including detection of ... mutations contributing to disease, according to a study ... being released to coincide with the American Society ... analyzes the exons or coding regions of thousands ...
(Date:10/17/2014)... German . Why ... order to reproduce? And why are there two sexes anyway? ... issue of the research journal Molecular Human Reproduction ... from Bielefeld University Bielefeld has compiled this special issue on ... female to copulate with several males in quick succession – ...
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