American Mothers Seriously Concerned About Childhood Allergies, Siemens Survey Reveals
... Medical studies indicate that third-generation blood tests for detecting allergies common in children, including peanuts, insect venoms, milk, foods, dust
and a host of other allergens,( )may have higher rates of precision, sensitivity and in some instances safety, than other diagnostic options.(4,5) Blo...
University of Minnesota Professor Dr. David Pui to Speak at American Filtration and Separation Society Conference
...Also speaking at the Wednesday morning session is Prof. Dr. Gerhard Kasper from the Universität Karlsruhe. He will speak on "The Kinetics of dust
AFS will also have featured speakers at its' lunches on May 5th and 6th. On May 5th, Elizabeth Carey, Chief Technical Officer, Cu...
DNA duplication: A mechanism for 'survival of the fittest'
...inction' took place. One or more catastrophic events - such as a comet strike or increased volcanic activity - produced widespread fires and clouds of dust
and smoke that obstructed sunlight for a long period of time. These adverse conditions killed off about 60% of the plant species and numerous animals,...
Video: Experts Unite to Help People Manage Spring Nasal Allergy Sneezin'
...rry, a steam vapor treatment may help to kill some dust
Wash your bedding weekly. Set a ...r (130°F) and dry them in a hot dryer to help kill dust
mites. If you have satin sheets freezing them overnight will kill dust
Look into allergen-proof bed...
Sophisticated nano-structures assembled with magnets
...propriately tuning these interactions, the magnetic and non-magnetic particles form around each other much like a snowflake forms around a microscopic dust
"We have demonstrated that subtle changes in the magnetization of a fluid can create an environment where a mixture of different particl...
Photo-catalytic, self cleaning coating for building exteriors
In addition, the hydrophilic nature of the coating causes water that comes into contact with it to form an even layer, thereby allowing the dust
and dirt that have accumulated on the surface to be washed away. These two properties of the coating create the "self-cleaning" effect.
Let the games begin! Nanosoccer at 2009 RoboCup in Austria
...st the second-ever international nanosoccer contest next summer.
Nanosoccerthe Lilliputian competition where computer-driven "nanobots" the size of dust
mites challenge one another on fields no bigger than a grain of ricewill be part of the RoboCup games in Graz, Austria, from June 29-July 5, 2009. NIS...
New Innovation Set to Revolutionise Spray Technology - Used to Protect Against the Scottish Biting Midge & Help Fight MRSA in the NHS
...d Cleanaer™ and is endorsed by Allergy UK for helping to remove house dust
mite and cat allergen from the air. Test show that once removed, particles ...lergen content. Cleanaer is endorsed by Allergy UK for the removal of house dust
mite and cat allergen, for a room up to seventeen cubic meters. This size i...
Stallergenes Inaugurates the Biggest Pharmaceutical Allergen Production Unit in the World
(drops to be placed under the tongue) of allergen extracts. Staloral(R) is
indicated in allergic rhino-conjunctivitis caused by pollen, dust
mould and dander (animal hair). Staloral(R) is available in the majority of
Stallergenes is a Europe...
Explosion Proof Fluorescent Lights Keep Paint Spray Booths and Oil Rig Workers Safe
...ent lights that not only meet that safety rating but also are Class 2, Division 1, which means that are suitable for facilities containing combustible dust
in a confined space. "Our http://www.magnalight.com/pc-1758-183-surface-mount-explosion-proof-waterproof-fluorescent-lights-paint-booth-rigs--...
Video: ASMANEX(R) TWISTHALER(R) 110 MCG (Mometasone Furoate Inhalation Powder) is Now Available Nationwide for the Maintenance Treatment of Asthma in Children Ages 4 to 11
...during school.(5) For example, classrooms may
contain indoor allergens like dust
mites and molds, as well as irritants
including chalk dust
and strong odors.(6) Additionally, children may
experience difficulty breat...
Forward step in forecasting global warming
...can contribute to warming or cooling including carbonaceous and sulfate particles from combustion of fossil fuels and biomass, salts from oceans and dust
from deserts. Brown carbons from combustion processes are the least understood of these aerosol components.
The parameter typically used to measure...
Facelift for Resumes Offers Hope for Job Seekers, says Resume Writing Service
... Professional Pixie dust
from Resume Writing Service Can Help You Land a Job
...erviews, they begin to get the idea once I've sprinkled a bit of pixie dust
on their resume. It doesn't make them fly, but it often helps them lan...
Stallergenes : Sublingual Desensitisation Tablets Oralair Grasses Approved in Germany
...ramme consists in the development of the four main allergens
accounting for more than 80% of the epidemiology of these allergies: grass
pollens, house dust
mites, birch pollen and ragweed pollen.
The entire programme is in the clinical development stage and is
proceeding according to schedule.
How buckyballs hurt cells
...notubes results in lung damage similar to that caused by asbestos.
Buckyballs commonly form into clumps that could easily be inhaled by a person as dust
particles, Tieleman said. How they enter cells and cause damage is still poorly understood but our model shows a possible mechanism for how this might...
Glowing zebrafish help researchers track role of sugars in the cell
...eveloped for the first time methods for labeling and imaging carbohydrates inside an intact animal."
"An understanding of how, when and where cells dust
themselves with sugar may shed light on how stem cells develop into tissues, as well as turn up markers of disease, such as cancer, or strategies for ...
Boston College, MIT researchers achieve dramatic increase in thermoelectric efficiency
Bismuth antimony telluride is a material commonly used in thermoelectric products, and the researchers crushed it into a nanoscopic dust
and then reconstituted it in bulk form, albeit with nanoscale constituents. The grains and irregularities of the reconstituted alloy dramatically slow...
LPGA Pro, Jill McGill, Encourages Indoor and Outdoor Allergy Sufferers to Challenge Their Course
... and humidity are reported to be high, or on windy days when pollen and dust
gets blown around -- Don't hang your clothes outside to dry, as they m... characterized by
allergic symptoms that last longer than four weeks. House dust
animal dander, and mold most commonly trigger PAR. Chronic Idiopathi...
Supportive devices or unnecessary surveillance?
...r walls, the carpets on our floors, our cars will be embedded with intelligence, networks of tiny sensors and actuators, which some have termed smart dust
or an Internet of Things. The world of ambient intelligence (AmI) is not far off. We already have surveillance systems, biometrics, personal communica...
DOE JGI plumbs termite guts to yield novel enzymes for better biofuel production
... WALNUT CREEK, CA --- Termites -- notorious for their voracious appetite for wood, rendering houses to dust
and causing billions of dollars in damage per year -- may provide the biochemical means to a greener biofuel future. The bellies of these tiny beasts...
H&V Introduces HVision Technology Platform to Accelerate Development of Breakthrough Products
...ia. NanoWave features: -- Half the resistance at a given efficiency versus standard synthetic media in an uncharged state -- Excellent dust
holding capacity -- High stiffness to maintain shape during filter life -- Unique benefits for a wide range of air filtration applications "T...
Lantibio and TRB Chemedica Announce Licensing Agreement with Alcon for US Development and Marketing of Dry Eye Drug
...working in close collaboration with Alcon and Lantibio." The most common causes of Dry Eye Syndrome are ocular surgery,
environmental factors such as dust
and pollutants, and hormonal changes
associated with menopause. Symptoms of dry eye syndrome include burning,
itching, irritation, photophobia, and a ...
Two nanostructures are better than one
... kind of nanoparticle to the CNT. The one-step process takes only minutes.
It works like an indoor air cleaner, using the electric field to capture dust
particles, he says.
Another advantage of the process is Chen can control the size of the nanoparticle that is fastened to the tube, and that deter...
NASA study will help stop stowaways to Mars
...t in rooms designed to minimize contamination by airborne particles because dust
and its microbial passengers can foul instruments and invalidate experiment...and monitor improvements. Still, it is extremely difficult to eliminate all dust
particles and microbes without damaging the electronic instruments the proc...
The IPO Window Cracks
...e the sign tech investors have been waiting for. If RedEnvelope can pull better than $12 a share, you can bet that a small army of tech companies will dust
off their SEC filings and begin the march to the public markets. This is where we'll see just how much ambition and greed were tempered by the downwar...
The Next Economy - Market Collapses Drive Long-Term Growth
...long haul. Fischermann views the recent developments in Silicon Valley as merely a phase that industries naturally go through as they mature. Once the dust
settles, he talks about the Next Economy in glowing terms for Silicon Valley, and other tech related areas of the US.
Fischermanns long-term histor...
Technology in the ditch
...ut some solid ground beneath your wheels.
Which way are the wheels pointing? - If the tires are up in the air spinning lazily, you might want to dust
off your hands and walk away, grateful that you can walk at all. Projects get this way for a variety of reasons. Sometimes larger company issues chang...
Milky Way churning out new stars at a furious pace
...s protostars, has a swirling disk of circumstellar dust
and creates ideal conditions for the formation of ...ike the nebula RCW49, a thick, obscuring cocoon of dust
and gas, with radio telescopes. Listening in, they...ctly observe star formation: "We can peel away the dust
layers to see what is going on and we're seeing th...
Return of Retention
... upping compensation sends a pre-emptive signal that the contributions of talent are appreciated.
4. Explain Why Employees Should Care Its time to dust
off your employee value proposition. Why should workers want to stay with your organization instead of taking the first offer they get to escape elsew...
Young Professionals of Milwaukee Celebrates Its Third Birthday, Looks To The Future
or where the doer of deeds could have done them better.
The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena,
whose face is marred by dust
and sweat and blood;
who strives valiantly;
comes up short again and again,
because there is no effort without error and shortcoming;
Angel groups in Chicagoland beginning to sprout
...ding Bruce Springsteen and Annie DiFranco.
Woody Guthrie came out of the dust
bowl (the great dust
storm and the Great Depression) era of the U.S. and brought with him the pa...
Global Internet branding of technology companies
...es and its direct impact on the customers challenges. Sounds easy, yet it is the art to tell the story correctly. Hence brilliant ideas are collecting dust
while the stories betray them.
Colors: Customers are color-blinded. Corporations, often behave like jumping jacks as they promote their ideas in so...
Galactic survey reveals a new look for the Milky Way
Most detailed inner picture to date
Spitzer's capabilities, however, helped the astronomers cut through obscuring clouds of interstellar dust
to gather infrared starlight from tens of millions of stars at the center of the galaxy. The new survey gives the most detailed picture to date of the...
Planning, reality, good intentions and the road to ...
...me future corrections presented with great conviction. But the fact remains that when the next disaster rolls through, whether it's some geo-political dust
up, the environment flexing its muscle or the just power going out at your data center, planning still won't equal reality. If you want to move up the...
Clinton says world needs biofuels, GM crops, and more answers
Clinton's vision of a future without the solutions that biotechnology could bring was bleak. He painted a picture of fertile land turning to dust
bowls, islands sinking in a rising ocean, more people left hungry, and children living shorter lives than their parents.
Two primary themes of his ...
BIO 2006 aftermath and a taste of bio-generics
...cago is still fresh in our minds, I was going to give my take on the outcome, but so many others have already done so that I will wait a bit until the dust
settles and some more of the facts emerge (like the final attendance number). Suffice it to say that it was a big success in many ways, but the challe...
Venture-backed firms could become eligible for federal SBIR grants
...change the SBIR eligibility structure. He said he would be interested to know exactly where the small business community stands on this issue.
hasn't settled yet," Sobocinski said. "What's interesting to me is the number of `bio' folks in this state that didn't respond to BIO's plea."
Wisconsin researchers defend stem cell company
... Milwaukee, Wis. - Now that the dust
has settled in the case of Advanced Cell Technology vs. critics in the scientific community, just what is the judgment of Wisconsin scientists as to...
Landmark patent law under attack, Bayh says
...978, when we started investigating and found that we had spent $30 billions of dollars to create 29,000 patents that were just sitting there gathering dust
with nobody benefiting from the expenditure of that $30 billion, Bayh said.
He said opponents are trying to destroy any organized effort in which i...
In a fast-paced economy, lawmakers must pick up speed
...umers and speed new technologies to the market, passed the Assembly by a wide margin earlier this spring. Since then, however, it has been gathering dust
in the Senate .
Meanwhile, Illinois, Iowa, Georgia, Florida and Michigan are moving ahead with similar legislation - and the leading proponent of ...