LabBits: A media tip sheet from the MBL in Woods Hole
... its siphons, or feeding tubes, to hungry predators. At the base of each siphon
are eight photoreceptors, cells used to detect light. Whenever the sea squirt experiences a violent loss at the siphon
base, the number of photoreceptors that grow back is always eight.
Ventura County Taxpayers' Group Files Suit to Stop State-of-the-Art Hospitals for Incarcerated Felons
... at least 1,500 prisoners would be treated there, making it the biggest hospital in Ventura County. Local residents have expressed concern this would siphon
away critical care from patients not currently housed in a California prison.
While the suit only addresses the proposed Camarillo facility, ...
Statement: Congress Should Include the Physician Self-Referral Provision in the Farm Bill for Patients and Communities
... self-referral to new facilities would reduce Medicare
spending by $2.4 billion over ten years, so taxpayers will win. In short,
these facilities siphon
off the resources that full-service hospitals need
to provide the range of services needed in everyday emergencies as well as
in times of community ...
President Bush Not for Expansion of Child Health Insurance
... plans for seniors.
Bush has attacked the proposals as big-government attempts to enlarge the federal role in health care, saying they would siphon
choice away from individuals and reduce private insurance coverage for some children.
He has proposed about $5 billion in new funding for ...
Donated Mothers Milk To Hit The Market
... University of Rochester's Strong Medical Centre in New York.
The report said that non-profit milk banks were worried that the new company would siphon
off donors. Others worried that the for-profit framework would eventually entice mothers to sell milk instead of nursing their own babies.
House heads for Medicare drug vote
... faced stiff opposition in the Senate from Democrats and moderate Republicans who fear the competition provisions would allow private health plans to siphon
off the healthiest seniors while leaving the oldest and sickest seniors in the traditional Medicare program, where they would pay higher premiums. ...
Siphon in Biological News
Ma and Pa solutions to global warming
... worse. In fact the US is facing a single crisis brought on by an overall design defect in the modern industrial machine, he adds.
Farmers can siphon
stuff from nature's life cycle better than anybody. Exploiting this life skill captures the prairie's potential. It generates food for us, harnesses ...
Hatchery fish outnumber wild chinook salmon in troubled fall run
... get a free ride downstream in tanker trucks. The hazards associated with migrating downstream to the ocean range from predators to the pumps that siphon
water out of the rivers for human use.
"Most of the hatcheries in the Central Valley put the fish in tanker trucks and release them into the ...
Siphon in Biological Technology
Feeling the heat
... power windows, etc.
When scaled up, thermoelectric modules could eventually be used in co-generating power with gas or steam turbines.
You can siphon
electrical power from just about any situation in which heat is being given off, heat that is currently being wasted, said Majumdar. For example, if ...
Was the Telecom Act of 1996 a boon or bomb for U.S.?
... buying RBOC distance-learning solutions that some critics say are overdesigned and overpriced. This RBOC sales tactic is just another mechanism to siphon
federal money in the guise of adding technology to schools.
As for opening competition, parts of the act actually guarantee a closed market for ...
Siphon in Biological Dictionary
... A siphon
is a continuous tube that allows liquid to drain ... the difference in hydrostatic ... A siphon
is an anatomical structure which is part of the ... Bivalvia and Cephalopoda. In other words, a siphon
is found in some saltwater and freshwater ...