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Investigators Find Poisonous Chemicals In Four More Drugs In China
...iangsu Province farmer, Wang Guiping, sold about 1 ton
of diethylene glycol under labels saying it was propylene glycol made by the province's Taixing Chemical Factory. The investigators said that Wang, a former salesman at the Taixing Chemical Factory, had bought the diethylene glycol from a factory i...
How HIV "Exhausts" Killer T Cells
...as soon as we blocked the PD-1 pathway, they had a ton
of them,” said Walker. The researchers’ discoveries could lead to immediate clinical application, although Walker cautioned against over-optimism. “Obviously, the big question is whether you could manipulate this pathway in HIV-infected people to t...
Precautionary Recall of Beef over E.coli Contamination Concerns
...that has been recalled would fill the bed of a 1/2 ton
pickup, an amount of beef that is routinely handled by their firm within a four hour work shift. As of Saturday afternoon the company received no reports of E. coli contamination. Jim Goeser, president said, "We are very aware of consumer's E. coli...
Whet your appetite with “Mindless Eating”: A gourmet's deligh!
...Chicken a la Brian" and we will fall for it like a ton
of Twinkies. We tend to eat more than we think we do, he says, thanks to larger portions, packaging, advertising and fancy names. Price plays a role, too. As an impovershed student, he once tried to convince a date that he had bought a bottle of fin...
Outsourcing Farming, a Chinese Initiative
... 'It takes a thousand tons of water to produce one ton
of grain,' said Lester R. Brown, president of the Earth Policy Institute, an environmental research and advocacy group. 'So the most efficient way to import water is in the form of grain.' GL/B...
Brain Cells Activity: New Treatment Target for Psychiatric Diseases
...ain have at least two places to act. "There is a ton
of evidence that when inhibitory synapses, such as GABA, go wrong, the symptoms of mice and rats look similar to those of schizophrenia in people," he says. Mounting evidence suggests that problems with the excitatory and inhibitory synapses regula...