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Smithfield Foods Sends Letter to Employees

... It is an unfortunate fact of life these days that until more hard evidence is available from health officials, the public will continue to be bombarded by unfounded opinions, non-scientific statements and unrestrained internet media, rumor and speculation. Thus, it might be helpful to review some of t...

Dr. Siegal's Cookie Diet Book by Sanford Siegal, D.O., M.D., Available May 22nd

... a series of myth-busting chapters in which Dr. Siegal pulls no punches as he blasts the nutritional pseudo-wisdom with which the public is constantly bombarded by well-meaning but misguided "experts" who, in most cases, have never helped an actual overweight person get thin. He charges diet coaches,...

Dr. Siegal's Cookie Diet Book by Physician, Author, and Weight-Loss Expert Sanford Siegal, D.O., M.D., Available May 22nd

..., Dr. Siegal includes a series of myth-busting chapters in which he enthusiastically blasts the nutritional advice with which the public is constantly bombarded by well-meaning but misguided "experts" who, more often than not, have never treated an overweight person. He charges nutritionists, diet coaches, and...

Stanford researchers harness nanoparticles to track cancer-cell changes

...milar to flow cytometry, the current state-of-the-art technology, which lets scientists visualize single cells in motion. In flow cytometry, cells are bombarded with laser light as they pass through a scanning chamber. The cells can then be analyzed and, based on their characteristics, sorted and routed to dif...

Smoking, Drinking Should Matter in Movie Ratings, Parent Survey Finds

...Hospital of Pittsburgh, said the "onus can't all be on the parents. This goes beyond what a parent is able to control in our society. Kids are getting bombarded with these messages every day." But, Pletcher added, smoking and drinking are definitely things that parents should try to talk about with their c...

Team led by Scripps Scientists increases understanding of two types of blindness

...ely stressful environment because oxidants are produced as neurons fire all day in response to light stimuli, and as a result of neuronal tissue being bombarded by light. A small increase in oxidative chemical activity from neovascularization can be enough to kill certain types of neurons, leading to vision lo...

Food advertisements in your magazine: How healthy are they?

...turer in public health at Newcastle University, who led the study. "Obviously, it's up to each of us to decide what we eat but if we're constantly bombarded with images of unhealthy food every time we pick up a magazine then we're going to be swayed in what we choose," she adds. It means that women sitt...

Study indicates how we make proper movements

...r instance, how do we end up turning the door handle with our right hand, instead of just hitting it with our left? During this analysis, the brain is bombarded with a lot of irrelevant information, so it relies on a control system to filter out unnecessary information. In the visual system, this control mecha...

Health Plan One Launches Enhanced Web Site for Medicare Plans

...s education section to provide more detailed information on the types of Medicare health insurance plans available. "Each year, seniors are bombarded by more and more choices in Medicare coverage, but with the current economic crisis, finding the most affordable, most comprehensive health plan is ev...

FDA Touts Efforts to Enhance Food Safety

...h," Acheson said. "We are focused on building the systems to better understand what's going on in foreign manufacturing." U.S. consumers have been bombarded during the past two years with a series of worrisome headlines, ranging from milk products, blood-thinning medication and pet foods contaminated with ...
Bombarded in Biological News

Life on Earth came from other planets

...star. Life on Mars may have appeared near the same time. As only life can produce life, microbes must have survived within that planetary debris which bombarded the Earth and this is how life on our planet began. In fact, microbial fossils have been discovered in fifteen meteors (carbonaceous chondrites), most...

Explosive growth of life on Earth fueled by early greening of planet

... TEMPE, Ariz. Earth's 4.5-billion-year history is filled with several turning points when temperatures changed dramatically, asteroids bombarded the planet and life forms came and disappeared. But one of the biggest moments in Earth's lifetime is the Cambrian explosion of life, roughly 540 mill...

Laser fluorescence could find life on Mars

...e found on meteorites, we would expect some of that material to fall from space onto the surface of Mars," Fisk said. "But we also know the surface is bombarded by ultraviolet light and cosmic rays, which would destroy organic matter. Computer simulations, including those carried out (by co-authors at) Univers...

Argonne scientists use lasers to align molecules

... periodic structure that will strongly diffract in specific directions when bombarded with x-rays. From the resulting diffraction pattern, a real-space image ca...llions of molecules suspended in a gaseous state to be aligned so that when bombarded with x-rays, they all diffract in the same way. The resulting images are at...

Missions to Mars

...be launched this year and subsequently continued at GSIs planned FAIR accelerator system. Astronauts flying to the moon or Mars would be constantly bombarded by cosmic rays, whose health risks are not known in detail. Unlike the situation in space, the earths surface is largely shielded from cosmic rays by ...

Cells get sprayed

...ow developed a method which could represent a true alternative to conventional processes. As described in the journal Angewandte Chemie, the cells are bombarded with water droplets produced and accelerated by electrospray. There are several methods to transfer DNA into a host cell. In the simplest case the ...

Green morality

...s that we must stop attempting to disguise our actions and switch on our environmental conscience to save the world. As consumers we are repeatedly bombarded with messages telling us to consider the environment and to save energy in the face of global climate change. However, much has been made recently of ...

Sidestepping cancer's chaperone

... WORCESTER, Mass. Cancerous tumors are wildly unfavorable environments. Struggling for oxygen and nutrients while being bombarded by the bodys defense systems, tumor cells in fact require sophisticated adaptations to survive and grow. For decades, scientists have sought ways to c...

New study sheds light on 'dark states' in DNA

...ther high-energy states created in DNA by UV light. The study suggests that DNA employs a variety of means to dissipate the energy it absorbs when bombarded by UV light. Scientists know that UV light can cause genetic alterations that prevent DNA from replicating properly, and these mutations can lead ...

Neural bottleneck found that thwarts multi-tasking

... The research is particularly timely, as additional states consider banning the use of cell phones while driving. "While we are driving, we are bombarded with visual information. We might also be talking to passengers or talking on the phone," Marois said. "Our new research offers neurological evidence ...
Bombarded in Biological Technology

Using the VersaFluor Fluorometer to Quantitate GUS Expression in Plant Tissues Bombarded With the Biolistic PDS-1000/He System

Nicholas N. Lyssenko and Mark L. Tucker, Soybean and Alfalfa Research Lab, USDA, ARS, Bldg. 006, BARC-West, Beltsville, MD, USA 20705 Introduction In 1987 Jefferson et al. described the use of β-glucuronidase (GUS) as a marker to ...

Seminar Will Bring ALS Researchers to Patient Groups

...ss progression. ALS TDI will offer the free seminars in a dozen cities and towns across the United States this year. "Every day, ALS patients are bombarded with new reports and claims of breakthroughs. We aim to provide patients and their families with the tools to navigate through endless streams of info...

Advance brings low-cost, bright LED lighting closer to reality

...ve layer. The Purdue team used a technique common in the electronics industry called reactive sputter deposition. Using the method, the researchers bombarded the metals zirconium and aluminum with positively charged ions of argon gas in a vacuum chamber. The argon ions caused metal atoms to be ejected, and ...

Commentary: Is our Biosphere too cheesy?

...their worlds. Instead, I was speaking with bankers, attorneys, and business people who, like me, do not have a life science degree. In addition, I was bombarded with press coverage on these events throughout the week. Since moving back to Madison three years ago after spending 13 years in California and 4 ...

AD:TECH: Advertisers face harsh lessons at the hands of powerful consumers

... He agreed that consumers don't tolerate as much advertising as they used to, citing a Yankelovich study that found 65 percent of people say they feel bombarded by too many messages. Too many, he said, means up to 3,500 daily for the average American. So, while a Web advertising campaign could reach 80 perc...

Transistors made from single electrons

...ter than traditional transistors that work purely through electronic means. This could lead to more robust electronics for satellites or other devices bombarded by high radiation levels. The SET also exhibits higher signal-to-noise ratios for signal processing operations. Because they are solid devices, sta...

Phishing and pharming: Is your personal identity being harvested?

...aning, and this year's "bumper crop" might include the harvesting of your personal and business identity. Every day, millions of Internet users are bombarded with official looking e-mails sent by con artists masquerading as MasterCard, EBay, Earthlink or US Bank. Listen in on the WTN Radio report on br...

Digitizing hospitals with the right tools

... they split their focus excessively between those technologies and the ones they need internally, nothing gets accomplished. "Often I see them [IT] bombarded with requests for new technology," said Rick Gillis, director of clinical informatics at the Medical College of Wisconsin . "All the pieces separatel...

Turning ads into sales: Context is king

... It's estimated that the typical customer is bombarded with more than 3,000 advertisements each day. So it's not surprising that consumers are ignoring all but the most relevant ones. Marketers used to...

Yahoo creates "Brand Fanatics"

...oto journalists, and pod casts, which Dunaway characterized as "online learning on steroids." The consumer has taken control because they have been bombarded with programming across a number of channels. In essence, she observed, we have moved from the mass media to the digital media to what Yahoo! calls "M...
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