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Monitoring water through a snake's eyes

Although most Americans take the safety of their drinking water for granted, that ordinary tap water could become deadly within minutes, says Prof. Abraham Katzir of Tel Aviv University's School of Physics and Astronomy. To combat the threat of contamination due to industrial spillage, natural ...

Monitoring water through a snake's eyes

Although most Americans take the safety of their drinking water for granted, that ordinary tap water could become deadly within minutes, says Prof. Abraham Katzir of Tel Aviv University's School of Physics and Astronomy. To combat the threat of contamination due to industrial spillage, natural ...

SAFC Hitech & Air Water Inc. Extend High-End Materials Research Services Collaboration to Support Japan Chip Industry

Local R&D Capabilities Available To Accelerate Customer Development Programs; Agreement Underscores SAFC's Commitment to Japan 's Chip Market ST. LOUIS, April 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SAFC Hitech (R), a business segment within SAFC(R), a member of the Sigma-Aldrich(R) Group (...

Not all titanium dioxide is equal when it comes to splitting water with visible light

Researchers from the Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory will be presenting at this year's American Chemical Society 2009 Spring Meeting in Salt Lake City, Utah. The following talk will occur on Tuesday afternoon. Scientists are hot on the trail of materials that use ...

Buckyballs could keep water systems flowing

DURHAM, N.C. Microscopic particles of carbon known as buckyballs may be able to keep the nation's water pipes clear in the same way clot-busting drugs prevent arteries from clogging up. Engineers at Duke University have found that buckyballs hinder the ability of bacteria and other microorgani...

New Initiative Focuses on Water Quality Improvement in the Mississippi River Basin and Gulf of Mexico

ST. LOUIS, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- A new initiative announced today aims to reduce nutrient and sediment movement into the United States' largest river system, the Mississippi River. Monsanto is partnering with multiple agricultural and conservation groups that are working with farmers to...

SIGG Water Bottles: Hip But Not Necessarily Green; Were Madonna and Cindy Crawford Hoodwinked?

Real Green Goods Raises Questions about SIGG and Recommends Greener Bottle Concord, NH (PRWEB) July 25, 2008 -- These days, when you see a picture of Cindy Crawford or Madonna, they're probably sipping water from a SIGG bottle. "Carrying a SIGG bottle has become a ...

Culligan's New Aqua-Cleer Advanced Drinking Water SystemProvides Clean, Quality Water Customized for Every Home

Over two-thirds (67%) of Americans are generally concerned about the quality of their household water supply, according to a 2008 National Consumer Water Quality Association (WQA) Research survey. News headlines warning of contaminants1 (i.e. lead, radium, chlorine) and pharmaceuticals in tap wat...

LLNL researchers peer into water in carbon nanotubes

LIVERMORE, Calif. - Researchers have identified a signature for water inside single-walled carbon nanotubes, helping them understand how water is structured and how it moves within these tiny channels. This is the first time researchers were able to get a snapshot of the water inside the carbon...

Nanoengineered barrier invented to protect plastic electronics from water degradation

A breakthrough barrier technology from Singapore A*STARs Institute of Materials Research and Engineering (IMRE) protects sensitive devices like organic light emitting diodes (OLEDs) and solar cells from moisture 1000 times more effectively than any other technology available in the market, opening...

Silver Lake Research Unveils Watersafe(R) Well Water Test Kit

Available Online at DiscoverTesting.com, Test Kit Developed in Response to Consumer Demand for Water Safety MONROVIA, Calif., April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Silver Lake Research unveils its newest Watersafe product this week, addressing consumer concerns regarding private well wate...

Countering an approaching water crisis

As growing demand for clean water stretches even the resources of the world's largest industrialized nations, scientists and engineers are turning to new technology and novel ideas to find solutions. Mark Shannon of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign joined a slate of world leaders ...

Solar cell directly splits water for hydrogen

Plants trees and algae do it. Even some bacteria and moss do it, but scientists have had a difficult time developing methods to turn sunlight into useful fuel. Now, Penn State researchers have a proof-of-concept device that can split water and produce recoverable hydrogen. "This is a proof-of-co...

RG Global Corporate Update: First Coal Bed Methane Water Treatment Plant Near Completion; Expanding Water Treatment Applications

ANAHEIM, Calif., Jan. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- RG Global (OTC Bulletin Board: RGBL) announced today that the company is on schedule for construction of its coal bed methane water treatment plant and discussed numerous projected growth areas for the Company. Coal Bed Methane Water Treatme...

ORNL super water repellent could cause big wave in market

OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Nov. 29, 2007 -- A water repellent developed by researchers at the Department of Energys Oak Ridge National Laboratory outperforms nature at its best and could open a floodgate of commercial possibilities. The super-water repellent (superhydrophobic) material, developed by Joh...

Soap and Water May not be Enough to Fight MRSA Superbug

Navy, The Citadel Are Among The Organizations Advocating Use of Hand Cleansers With CHG for Ongoing Prevention and Protection NORCROSS, Ga., Nov. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Headlines call MRSA (methicillin- resistant Staphylococcus aureus) deadlier than AIDS, and the media continue to report d...

Discover Testing Settles the Drinking Water Debate: Tap vs. Bottled

Website Tackles Water Safety, Environmental Concerns With Test Kits, Water Filters and Reusable Bottles MONROVIA, Calif., Sept. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Bottled or tap? That is the question. At least it is in the minds of consumers who fear the impact of bottled water on the envi...

Supelco(R) and MIP Technologies Launch New SPE Product for the Selective Extraction of NSAIDs From Environmental Water

ST. LOUIS, July 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Supelco, a division of Sigma-Aldrich (Nasdaq: SIAL ), and MIP Technologies AB announced today the launch of a new molecularly imprinted polymer, SPE product, SupelMIP(TM), for the selective extraction of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory ...

Zymes Omega Solutions Bottles and Launches the World's First Omega-3 Enhanced Water

OmegaChill, the world's first omega-3 enhanced water is available for immediate distribution HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, N.J., March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Zymes Omega Solutions, Inc., an affiliate of Zymes LLC, announces the successful bottling and launch of the world's first omega-3 enhanced water, Om...

Possible new approach to purifying drinking water

DURHAM, N.C. A genetic tool used by medical researchers may also be used in a novel approach to remove harmful microbes and viruses from drinking water. In a series of proof-of-concept experiments, Duke University engineers demonstrated that short strands of genetic material could successfully...

CIOs could keep companies out of hot water in court

Madison, Wis. CIOs need to check whether they're adequately handling security and regulatory challenges far beyond passwords and firewalls including insider theft, lost data, and poor document retention, said panelists at the Fusion2006 CEO-CIO Symposium on Thursday. Morgan Stanley's $1.4 ...

Fresh water could be a deep economic wellspring for Wisconsin

A generation ago, then-Gov. Lee Dreyfus made a few waves when he suggested Wisconsin and other Great Lakes states should become "the blue-eyed Arabs of the Upper Midwest" by selling fresh water to the nation's fast-growing Sunbelt. Like many of his ideas, often delivered off-the-cuff to mask ...

Analysis of Phenolic Estrogen Mimics in River Water by Negative Ion Electrospray LC/MS/MS

Z. Yang, Varian, Inc. Introduction Bisphenol A (BPA) is a primary raw material used for the production of polyacrylates, epoxy resin, phenolic resin, and polycarbonate plastic. 4-Nonylphenol (4-NP) is a degradation product of alkylphenol ethoxylate detergents used i...

Microbial Diversity in Ground and Surface Water Analyzed by Denaturing Gradient Gel Electrophoresis Using the DCode System

Bernd Eschweiler and Beate Kilb, Institute for Water Research, Schwerte, Germany Introduction Bacterial diversity in environmental samples is usually determined by a characterization of isolated strains. A problem for the analysis and ...

Which Water to Use?

by Sapna Chacko High quality, DEPC treated, and non-DEPC treated water Certified free of endonuclease, exonuclease, and RNase activity Available in sizes to suit all your e...

Enjoy a Greater Sense of Security with PCR-Grade Water

Like all components of a PCR or RT-PCR assay, the water component must be of high purity. Standard laboratory water is often contaminated with DNA, RNA, nucleases, or a variety of microorganisms. These contaminants ofte...

PCR Grade Water

Cat. No. 3 315 932, 25 ml (25 vials of 1 ml) Cat. No. 3 315 959, 25 ml (1 vials of 25 ml) Cat. No. 3 315 843, 100 ml (4 vials of 25 ml)) Description Specially purified, double distilled, deionized...

NeurogesX Reports Second Quarter 2009 Results

... acetaminophen, have been evaluated in in vivo and in vitro preclinical studies and have demonstrated approximately 10 times greater solubility in water versus acetaminophen. NGX-1576, a novel prodrug coupling acetaminophen to a liver protectant, has been evaluated in vitro and in vivo . Equi...

BioNeutral's Ygiene(TM) Hospital Grade Antimicrobial Proven To Be Completely Inert to Steel In Independent Corrosion Testing

...ng results; products include BioNeutralizers and ChemoNeutralizers. BioNeutral's proprietary platform technology has been proven effective in surface, water and airborne applications. More information about the Company may be found at www.bioneutralgroup.com . Forward-Looking Statements ...

Pharmacy Compounds Liquid Mupirocin for the Chronic Sinusitis Patient

...ny added ingredients, only pure mupirocin, sterile water and sterile saline. This is significant because AS...SL's formula only contains pure mupirocin, sterile water and sterile saline. For nasal Irrigation, ASL...icularly attractive is that dissolving ointment in water is not required for patients seeking remedies for ...

Rapid heating prepares energy-saving zeolite for greater role in industrial separations

...sed in a variety of applications, including the creation of pure streams of oxygen and other gases, the catalytic cracking of petroleum into gasoline, water purification and softening, the dewatering of ethanol, and as additives in laundry detergents. Zeolite membranes are commonly formed by depositing ...

Jatropha Couple Oil Crop Cultivation Technology Commercially Released

...ies. We have been in search of such an inter-crop for Jatropha which should be oil bearing like Jatropha itself without competing with it for food and water and should be capable of fulfilling Jatropha fertilizer requirement and still maintaining soil fertility. Emergence of the combination crop system may...

America's Organic Home-Fueling Movement Begins in Los Angeles

...r than conventional gasoline, is better for the environment, safe to produce and pump at home, replaces all grades of gasoline, and produces distilled water as its only by-product. "We are excited about the debut of the E-Fuel MicroFueler here in California, a state that is leading the nation in e...

Model predicts evolution of Mediterranean landscape following fires

...example, that if the ground is dry, or there is a lack of Holm oak acorns, a burned area can turn into a pine forest within 30 years. However, in good water and soil conditions, the ecosystem could develop into a deciduous chestnut and melojo oak forest. "The intensity and number of fires have a direct ...

Transave Enters Into Cooperative Research Agreement With NIH To Study ARIKACE(TM) In Nontuberculous Mycobacteria

...ase state in collaboration with NIAID." There is no clear evidence on what triggers NTM disease, but the bacteria are commonly found in potable water and in soil, and it has been associated with lung disease in certain patients. Transave estimates that there are at least 30,000 patients suffering w...

BioNeutral Group's CEO, Stephen Browand and Chief Scientist, Dr. Andrew Kielbania to Appear on WVOX 1460 AM 'In Focus' Radio Show Hosted by Dr. Dan Miller

...ng results; products include BioNeutralizers and ChemoNeutralizers. BioNeutral's proprietary platform technology has been proven effective in surface, water and airborne applications. More information about the Company may be found at www.bioneutralgroup.com . Forward-Looking Statements ...

Nanotech particles affect brain development in mice

...particles are increasing worldwide. Titanium dioxide in its nanoparticle form has a high level of photocatalytic activity, and can be used for air and water purification and self-cleaning surfaces. Our findings, however, add to the current concern that this specific nanomaterial may have the potential to a...

GreenHouse Debuts the World's First E-Fuel MicroFuelerTM in Los Angeles

...urns significantly cleaner, is better for the environment, is safe to produce and pump at home, replaces all grades of gasoline and produces distilled water as its only by-product. Shaquille O'Neal, the former NBA Most Valuable Player who led the Los Angeles Lakers to three consecutive NBA titles and ...

Vi typhoid vaccine proves highly effective in young children

...nce approaching one percent of the population annually in certain endemic areas. Experts say that in the absence of affordable programs to assure safe water and better sanitation, short and medium-term efforts need to be directed towards prevention through vaccines. Safe and effective vaccines against ...

Global One Consulting Announces Exclusive Contract to Expand Saigene Biotech, Inc. Sales in Emerging Markets

... assay kits that are ready for the addition of sea water and fresh water samples. It is currently being used by major resea...ge vegetation, coral reefs, fish and wildlife, and water quality when it "blooms" excessively. Human expos...
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