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Microbes at work cleaning up the environment
... for nanoparticle clean up,” Weber said. “With the boom
in nanoscience, people are naturally asking questions about the potential environmental impacts. Here, we see that naturally produced nanoparticles can be naturally controlled.”...
Researchers appeal for new regulations to save coral reefs from live fish trade
...ave also demonstrated the accelerating pace of the boom
and bust pattern of exploitation, a characteristic dynamic of unregulated high-value commodity markets. The trade has spread from Hong Kong at an accelerating pace, starting at 100 km per year from its coast in the 1970s, to reach over 400 km per ...
UGA study explains peaks and troughs of dengue epidemics
...nown as antibody-dependent enhancement, drives the boom
and bust cycles of dengue epidemics. "Temporary cross-immunity has been ignored by the epidemiological community," said study co-author Pejman Rohani, associate professor of ecology and UGA Biomedical and Health Sciences Institute researcher. ...
Study may help slay 'Yellow Monster'
...ross the Navajo Nation. "When the uranium mining boom
crashed in the '80s, it really crashed and there wasn't much cleanup," Stearns said. Estimates put the number of abandoned mines on the Navajo Nation at more than 1,100. NAU senior Hertha Woody grew up on the Navajo Nation in Shiprock, N.M. Before j...
World faces challenge as life expectancies lengthen, scientist says
... he asked. Tuljapurkar predicted that the lifespan boom
will be confined to wealthy countries, where citizens can afford anti-aging technology and governments can afford to sponsor scientific research. This disparity complicates the current debate over access to healthcare, as the rich become increasingly...
Breath of the dragon: ERS-2 and Envisat reveal impact of economic growth on China's air quality
...ide effect of economic success. China's industrial boom
has seen it become the world's largest consumer of copper, aluminium and cement and the second bigger importer of oil. Car ownership within the country has been doubling every few years. "China's nitrogen dioxide concentration varies according to s...
Nanowires can detect molecular signs of cancer, scientists find
...re being found all the time, thanks to the current boom
in proteomics. Widespread use of these cancer markers in healthcare will ultimately depend upon the development of techniques that allow rapid detection of many markers with high selectivity and sensitivity. "Genomics and proteomics research has elu...
Breakthrough isolating embryo-quality stem cells from blood
...ld unlock the stem cell revolution and stimulate a boom
in medical research using stem cells. Stem cells ..., such as voluntary adult donations, could spark a boom
in new cures. Scientists have known for some time that stem cells exist in adult human blood and ce...