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Infant receives first bloodless liver transplant
... To avoid complications during the surgery doctors recycled
the blood lost from the infant’s body back to his circulation. Also the infant was given drugs to stimulate the production of red blood cells. Recycling ones own blood is permissible amongst the Witnesses. The surgery is the first of its kind in an i...
Flying with caution, with SARS
...of the plane. Passengers get a mix of outside and recycled
cabin air run through a high efficiency particulate air filter which removes extremely small particles, such as viruses and dust. Passengers should remember that virus particles coughed or sneezed onto surfaces, like armrests and tray tables could be...
Medications Detected In Recycled Water In Los Angeles
...ls detected prescription drugs in the filtered and recycled
wastewater at Los Angeles aquifer. This has raised...le. The sewage water from Southern California is recycled
removing bacteria and nitrogen. But recently water officials found medications in small amounts such...
A New Focus For The Mechanism Of Nerve Growth
...aking up this actin treadmill are constantly being recycled
at the back end, and actin molecules are freed to complete a "virtual belt" cycle and be used again. "Surprisingly, growth cones of nerve cells rapidly doubled in width when myosin II was blocked by blebbistatin," said Forscher. "FSM see that this ...
Chinese Parents Warned Of Triple Health Scare
...ets for baby bottles 'that may have been made from recycled
compact discs.' Two years ago at least 13 babies d... The paper added that three factories, which used recycled
plastic, have been closed down....
To Die For: Rolls-Royce and 'green' Coffins at British Funerals
...rm, Eco Coffins, offers ones made up of 90 percent recycled
cardboard, while Bamboo Coffins sells woven bamboo...of its creations, made from 100 percent reinforced recycled
paper. Founder Hazel Selina said annual sales were rising by 10 percent a year and that the compan...
A Welcome Initiative to Spread Awareness on Environment
...ion. To become zero waste producers they are using recycled
paper stationary and practicing paperless communication as far as possible. Dipak Haksar, vice president ITC hotels, said: "We are harvesting water and will convert our diesel-based generators into gas-based. This will help us reduce energy consump...
Researchers Find Ways to Recycle Old Tyres into New
... laboratory tests have also shown that tyre rubber recycled
in this way has similar tensile strength and other mechanical properties to completely new material. 'The plasma treatment appears to create reactive oxygen species - small, highly reactive molecules - on the surface of the rubber by opening up car...
Yale F&ES Graduation to Offset Gas Linked to Global Warming
...rganic wines and cheeses, biodegradable plates and recycled
napkins. I think this will be a great educational opportunity for our families, said Oversvee. It will give them a taste of the things weve been learning and thinking about for the last two years, and will show them in a concrete way how to apply t...
Study Revises Dynamin's Role in Nerve Cell Function
...apse surface and fit back into a new vesicle to be recycled
for reuse after the vesicle has discharged its neurotransmitter. One of the steps in this recycling is a biochemical process called fission. 'Early work with the Drosophila fruit fly established dynamin 1's role in this vesicle recycling process,' ...
US Whizkids Create Eco-friendly Building Material from Mushroom
...ir niche selling "green" building supplies such as recycled
fiber board and plant-based paints. The Environmen...rom denim scraps and another made from 100 percent recycled
paper among their many green building products. After looking through about 800 patents, though, B...
IMA Accuses US Companies for Selling Recycled Prosthesis in India
...has accused US multi-national companies of selling recycled
prosthesis in India at cheaper prices . "It is shocking but true that US companies are selling recycled
prosthesis in India," IMA president Ajay Kumar said here. Kumar alleged that US companies are sell...
Scientists Have Invented New Device to Reap Fresh Water from the Air
...er from dew in the air . Made of elastic canvas, recycled
polycarbonate, metal or glass, WatAir can reap dozens of litres of water a day from the air, according to its designers. "The design has minimal special demands. It is low-tech and low-cost, and in fact can be even produced with local means," said ...
Rumours About Paris Preferential Treatment in Prison to Be Probed
...as provided with a new prison uniform instead of a recycled
one given to other inmates. Steve Whitmore, spokesman for sheriff's department, said that thorough investigation will be made regarding the claims. We're going to investigate it and get to the bottom of it and find out exactly what happened, Cont...