Satellites witness lowest Arctic ice coverage in history
The area covered by sea ice
in the Arctic has shrunk to its lowest level this week since satellite measurements began nearly 30 years ago, opening up the Northwest Passage a long-sought short cut between Europe and Asia that has been historically impassable.
In the mosaic image above, created ...
The sea ice is getting thinner
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The sea-ice is getting thinner - A closer look at the climate and ecosystem of the Arctic Ocean
Bremerhaven, September 13, 2007. Large areas of the Arctic sea-ice are only one metre thick this year, equating to an approximate 50 percent thinning as com...
Kidneys for Transplant Function Earlier and Last Longer When Preserved in a Machine Compared to the Traditional Box of Ice
GRONINGEN, The Netherlands, Dec. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Results from a landmark trial published today in the New England Journal of Medicine, show that in transplanted kidneys preserved and transported in a specially designed machine (LifePort Kidney Transporter) the odds for experiencing a delay in r...
UW-Madison Laser Device to Study Polar Ice Caps
MADISON, WI A laser device developed by the University of Wisconsin-Madison Lidar (Light Detection and Ranging) group was used to test NASAs ICESat (Ice, Cloud and Land Elevation Satellite) laser device. Lidars Arctic HSRL (High Spectral Resolution Lidar) instrument was chosen for the test bec...
Suite Scheduler Announces Alliance with Ice Technologies
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. - Suite Scheduler, a provider of employee scheduling and management solutions, has entered into an alliance with ICE
Technologies to resell Suite Scheduler solutions in the Midwest.
Technologies , based in Iowa, focuses on delivering information technology services and sol...
Glacial records depict ice age climate in synch worldwide
MADISON - An answer to the long-standing riddle of whether the Earth's ice
ages occurred simultaneously in both the Southern and Northern hemispheres is emerging from the glacial deposits found in the high desert east of the Andes.
Using a new technique to gauge the effects of cosmic rays on min...
Growing Awareness and Increased Investments Lead to Growth of Biotechnology Applications in the Food & Beverage and Dietary Supplements Sector, Reveals Frost & Sullivan
... this is
a moderately new concept in India. Commonly dairy foods have been fortified
with probiotic strains in India such as Dahi / Yoghurt, Lassi and ice
Dietary supplement is the key end-user segment in India where probiotics are
used in conjunction with other vitamins and minerals. Probiotics f...
Stanford researchers find a quicker, cheaper way to sort isotopes
Existing isotope ratio mass spectrometers can weigh as much as 1500 pounds and occupy the space of a large freezer case, such as those found an ice
Once the prototype is fully developed and commercialized, "It'll fit into the backseat of a car," Zare said. This portability can take i...
New Generation Biofuels Signs Letter of Intent with Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad (ICE) of Costa Rica
Under the terms of the letter of intent, ice
will evaluate NGBF's biofuels, leading ultimately ...hree months.
"We look forward to working with ice
to explore this opportunity to provide Costa Rica ...ion Biofuels, the successful implementation of the ice
project using our technology will provide us with ...
It's raining pentagons
...CN) at UCL have discovered a novel one dimensional ice
chain structure built from pentagons that may prov... cause rain.
Although the structure of regular ice
is well known at the macroscale, its structures ar...ll understood at the nanoscale - particularly when ice
forms at an interface with matter as is the case i...
Pro Hockey Player Fernando Pisani Looks to Shoot and Score Against Ulcerative Colitis
...ful symptoms of UC in 2007, Pisani returned to the ice
following an effective treatment plan that helped ... "We are confident that Fernando's success on the ice
and in his everyday life will help inspire people ...e ice. In December 2007, Fernando returned to the ice
and played the remainder of the season scoring 13 ...
Max Muscle Introduces First-Ever Probiotics Protein Bar
...obiotic-enhanced food products. These product offerings include nutrition bars from PC Brands and Sunny Crunch Foods , frozen yogurt from Pierre's ice
Cream and muffins from Isabella's Healthy Bakery .
"We are thrilled to play a role in the expanding field of probiotic-enhanced food and bevera...
Accidental discovery has potential for new applications in packaging
...lative to one another in a rigorous and well-defined, ordered pattern, much like water molecules align next to each other in a well-defined pattern in ice
(which is, in fact, crystalline water). Because the atoms are closely aligned to each other in a regular pattern, crystalline regions of polymers do n...
Yourway Transport Expands Biological Services
...ological and hazardous labels, refrigerants such as gel packs, dry ice, wet ice
and temperature sensors to ensure integrity from pick-up to delivery. For c...-icing of shipments while in transit, Yourway specialists can replenish dry ice
and gel packs as needed at any location worldwide. For those requiring temp...
Study Shows Machine Perfusion Significantly Improves Transplant Results
... LifePort kidneys were 48 percent less likely to fail within the first year post-transplant compared to those kidneys stored in the traditional box of ice
prior to transplantation. This is the first randomized, prospective study to directly compare the two methods of storing and transporting organs for t...
Nephros Provides Corporate Update
...r borne diseases at the point of use. The Nephros Protect! Kit, for showers and sinks, and the Nephros Prevent! Kit, for in-line applications such as ice
machines and clinical equipment, provide immediate risk mitigation. There have been multiple reported outbreaks and deaths due to Legionnaire's disea...
China-Biotics, Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results
...igned contracts with five business customers to
supply those customers with bulk probiotics in powder form that can be
added to products such as milk, ice
cream, yogurt, baked goods and
nutritional supplements. The Company was in discussions with more than 100
other potential customers in that segment in...
NutraCea Appoints New Chief Financial Officer
...n their Financial Executive Practice. There she
served as Interim Chief Financial Officer of companies such as Wells Dairy,
makers of Blue Bunny Brand ice
cream and Terlato Wine Group, a luxury wine
producer and distributor where she had responsibility for all accounting,
financial planning and M&A/joint...
Protein-printing technique gives snapshots of immune system defense
... Love, visiting scientist Craig Story and their colleagues put living mouse B cells into a microengraved rubber device like the tiniest and densest of ice
cube trays. There, 20,000 cells, separated into individual compartments, churned out their unique brands of antibodies produced after a series of immu...
Sinovac Launches Seasonal Influenza Vaccine Anflu(R) for 2008-2009 Flu Season
...aging to facilitate vaccine distribution.
Based on customer feedback, the packaging features color-coded insulated
packaging that effectively utilizes ice
to maintain the desired
temperature. The updated packaging enables the shipping of 50 or 100 doses.
Mr. Weidong Yin, Chairman, President and CEO, co...
China-Biotics, Inc. Reports First Quarter 2009 Financial Results
...igned contracts with four business customers to
supply those customers with bulk probiotics in powder form that can be
added to products such as milk, ice
cream, yogurt, baked goods and
The Company's retail strategy is also on schedule, with 83 Shining
retail outlets open as of...
SENOMYX ANNOUNCES INITIATION OF DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITIES FOR NEW SUCROSE ENHANCER
...ct prototypes for
evaluation by potential future collaborators. These prototypes are
representative of product categories that utilize sucrose such as ice
and other dairy products, sauces and toppings, and baked goods."
The development phase includes scale-up activities and safety studies
China-Biotics, Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year Fiscal 2008 Financial Results
...igned contracts with four business
customers to supply those customers with bulk probiotics in powder form
that can be added to products such as milk, ice
cream, yogurt, baked breads
and nutritional supplements.
"With the expansion of our retail sales and bulk additives businesses,
we continue to expec...
University of Pennsylvania engineers reveal what makes diamonds slippery at the nanoscale
...amonds "ice," and not just because they sparkle. Engineers and physicists have long studied diamond because even though the material is as hard as an ice
ball to the head, diamond slips and slides with remarkably low friction, making it an ideal material or coating for seals, high performance tools and ...
Engineers whip up the first long-lived nanoscale bubbles
...a retired Unilever physical chemist, in 2005. Bee, who had been researching ice
cream for the food, beverage, and personal-care product company, was intere...inding ways to extend the life of foams and other gas-infused mixtures like ice
cream. He had produced an unusual bubble formation in the course of his res...
Thermo Fisher Scientific Unveils New Laboratory Technologies at Analytica 2008
Thermo Scientific ice
3000 Series of Atomic Absorption (AA) spectrometers -- comprising the new ice
DNA Testing Systems Inks Agreement with DNAPrint Genomics
...stry they did not suspect." One reason, he said, was that
the British Isles were settled chiefly by a people very much like the
Basques after the last ice
Of the handful of DNA testing companies in the United States, DNA
Testing is the only one that specializes in customized and personalized
Carrington Retains Milkie/Ferguson to Explore Financial Alternatives
...n success. Among the firm's more recent engagements
was as advisor to Reddy ice
Holdings, Inc on the $20 million sale of
businesses unrelated to its bagged- ice
Certain statements in this release concerning Carrington may be
Statement of International Dairy Foods Association President and CEO Connie Tipton
...ry. IDFA is composed of three constituent
organizations: the Milk Industry Foundation (MIF), the National Cheese
Institute (NCI) and the International ice
Cream Association (IICA). IDFA's
220 dairy processing members run more than 600 plant operations, and range
from large multi-national organizations to...
NEWSWEEK: Media Lead Sheet/December 10, 2007 Issue (on newsstands Monday, December 3).
... less from animals.
They also found that a daily serving or two of whole milk and foods made
from whole milk-full-fat yogurt, cottage cheese, and even ice
some protection against ovulatory infertility. The Fertility Diet also
stresses the importance of exercising and maintaining a Body Mass I...
DOE JGI plumbs termite guts to yield novel enzymes for better biofuel production
...ghboring stomachs. Contents from 165 specimens were purified, yielding only a few valuable drops -- a veritable microbial mosh pit -- that was sent on ice
to Verenium for DNA extraction and preparation, then on to DOE JGI's Walnut Creek (CA) Production Genomics Facility for sequencing.
From the samp...
Innovative Fosshield(R) Antimicrobial Technology Shown to Continuously Kill MRSA 'Superbug'
...s been incorporated into products
including cell phones, shoes, keyboards, pens, water filters, air
conditioning and heating units, medical catheters, ice
machines, and faucet
handles. Agion's antimicrobial technology has an extensive and
comprehensive international regulatory portfolio. Its customers in...
McGill University Purchases GenVault's Personal Archive System to Manage Rare Cancer Samples
...ly the system will be used to collect
patient samples in Latin America and transport them back to the laboratory
for analysis, replacing expensive dry ice
shipments which leave samples
vulnerable to degradation. "We don't do research as an intellectual exercise. We do research
because there is a patient...
Shanghai Century Acquisition Corporation Announces Sichuan Kelun Pharmaceutical Co Results for the Six Months Ended June 30, 2007
...f the definitive
proxy statement, without charge, by directing a request to: Shanghai
Century Acquisition Corporation, 23rd Floor Shun Ho Tower, 24-30 ice
Street, Central, Hong Kong SAR China. Each preliminary proxy statement and
definitive proxy statement, once available, can also be obtained, wit...
NASA study will help stop stowaways to Mars
... NASA clean rooms, where scientists and engineers assemble spacecraft, have joined hot springs, ice
caves, and deep mines as unlikely places where scientists have discovered ultra-hardy organisms collectively known as extremophiles. Some species of b...
China-Biotics, Inc. Signs Intention Agreement to Supply Probiotics to Bright Dairy & Food Co., Ltd.
...E: 600597) to supply probiotics for Bright
cream products for the next three years. China-Bi...imal solution provider for probiotics
additives in ice
cream products with Bright Dairy. The ice
will include China-Biotics' regist...
IceCube Drilling Rig
To build IceCube, engineers and technicians will need to deploy strings of bowling ball-sized photomultiplier tubes (PMTs) deep beneath the ice
at the South Pole. The PMTs will be frozen into kilometer-deep holes made with the help of the novel hot-water drilling rig now being tested at (PSL)....
Hot Technology, Hot Jobs and Cool Communities
.... With that knowledge, Crookstons students are going to rural communities and helping Mom and Pop shops go global. One of the coolest examples is an ice
hockey stick manufacturer who realized that they could sell OODLES more sticks to players in Californiafor street hockey. A few modifications in the p...
AIDS and tobacco are worldwide killers: Is bioscience doing enough to stop them?
... larger pool of applicants, and their ideas ranged from extracting hydrogen fuel from sugar to mining drugs from microbes found only in hot springs or ice
If bioscientists could also develop an overnight test for AIDS or a drug that would end the nicotine cravings of the worlds smokers, Loftus ...
Lucigen Receives Funding, Breaks New Ground with Enzyme Research
...n is helping discover and cultivate previously unavailable enzymes found within microbes that live in extreme environments, like hot springs and polar ice
cores, for researchers. The companys technology can clone microbes from a single cell, as compared to the current industry standard of approximately 1...