Latest trinational report presents most complete picture of North American industrial pollution
Ninety percent of the 5.5 billion kilograms of toxic pollutant releases and transfers reported in North America in 2005 can be traced to just 30 substances from 15 industrial sectors across the United States, Canada and Mexico, according to the latest tri-national pollution report from the Commiss...
Every Picture Tells A Story, Particularly for Those With Epilepsy
Expressions of Courage(R) Art Contest for People with Epilepsy Now Accepting Entries
TITUSVILLE, N.J., May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The definition of art has been debated for centuries, with most agreeing that art means something different to everyone. For people living with epilepsy, art can be a ...
Moet & Chandon Releases Grand Vintage 1929 Magnum Commemorating First-Ever Academy Awards(R) To Benefit Motion Picture & Television Fund
Rare Bottle Autographed by Steven Spielberg, Hugh Jackman, and Robert Downey, Jr., to be Auctioned at Christie's To Raise Funds For Leading Health and Social Services Charity
NEW YORK, Feb. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- On the morning of the 81st Academy Awards, Moet & Chandon is delighted to announ...
Breathe California of Sacramento-Emigrant Trails Fighting to Keep 'Hackademy Awards' Name in Trademark Action Brought By Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Academy Seeks Ban on Use of Parody Award Name For Raising Awareness of Movie Tobacco Use Influence on Young People
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Feb. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Threatened legal action by The Academy of Motion Picture
Arts and Sciences could snuff out the ability of Breathe California of Sacram...
TheWrap.Com Reveals Inconsistencies in Explanation of Closing of Motion Picture Home
- Financial Records Contradict Explanation That Home Was Financially Untenable -
LOS ANGELES, Feb. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a story broken last night on TheWrap.Com, official explanations offered for the closing of the Motion Picture
and Television Foundation's long-term care home do no...
Jerry Lewis to Receive Prestigious Award From Motion Picture Academy
TUCSON, Ariz., Dec. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Academy of Motion Picture
Arts and Sciences has recognized Jerry Lewis with one of its greatest honors, the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award.
The award, named after renowned actor, past Academy president and motion ...
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Inspiration for 'My Sister's Keeper' Speaks Out
... Couple Wants to Promote Dialogue On Ethical Issues Raised by Novel, Motion picture
DENVER, June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The acknowledged inspiration for Jodi Picoult's My Sister's Keeper novel about a couple who conceives a child to ...
VivoMetrics(R) Introduces Next Generation LifeShirt Prototype, a Smart Garment That Delivers Real-time Vital Signs Remotely to Healthcare Providers
...ate, body position, activity level and skin temperature which, when monitored and reviewed in relation to one another, create the most complete remote picture
of a patient's well being available today. VivoMetrics has supported research and clinical trials using LifeShirt at nearly 300 leading research and a...
New NIH-Funded Study Shows Masimo Rainbow SET(R) May Help Clinicians Assess Oxygenation in Children With Sickle Cell Disease
...ength pulse oximeters are incapable of measuring carboxyhemoglobin and methemoglobin levels and as a result cannot provide clinicians with an accurate picture
of their patients' true oxygenation status in the presence of dyshemoglobins.
Masimo Rainbow SET-the first-and-only technology that noninvasiv...
New Data Shows AZOR(R) (amlodipine and olmesartan medoxomil) Significantly Improves 24-Hour Ambulatory Blood Pressure
...t organ injury than cuff Measurement.(1) ABPM can give physicians a clearer picture
of 24-hour BP control in patients with hypertension.(2) According to the S...diovascular events.
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of how well a patient's BP is controlled through a full 24-hour dosing peri...
Progress Against Malaria and Other Infectious Diseases Among Highlights at Annual Vaccine Conference
...red in both invited presentations and submitted abstracts. The wide range of topics covered in both human and veterinary vaccinology offers a thorough picture
of the opportunities, challenges and discoveries associated with vaccine development, production and distribution.
The conference is held in coll...
British Midlands University Announces Use of Gene Technology to Fight Lethal Hospital Acquired Infection
...tigate the genomes of the hypervirulent strains and identify their differences to the so-called standard strains. In this way, we should get a clearer picture
of the whole range of factors involved in its spread and the way in which it causes disease."
The Centre for Healthcare Associated Infections (CH...
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S/5 Arrhythmia Workstation
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...ported in only eight patients in six families as of the year 2000 . A lack of scientific data and public outreach for children such as Violet ( see picture
above ), however, have suggested that there is a higher number of current cases. Researchers used the first known case reported in the United States ...
... 2006 .
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... physicists realized ... X-ray lasers produce "soft" x rays, which is to say their wavelengths are a bit ... Next ( X-ray astronomy) An X-ray picture
(radiograph), taken by Wilhelm Röntgen ... In addition, X-ray telescopes are important for astronomical observations. ... Cost effective interac...
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...und . ... A transvaginal ultrasound is usually performed to view the endometrium or the ... A pelvic ultrasound uses sound waves to make a picture
of the organs and structures ... A transvaginal ultrasound is done to look for problems with fertility. ... A transvaginal ultrasound , als...
...uses a radioactive iodine ... Thyroid scans using radionuclides are used with other studies, such as blood ... A thyroid scan produces a picture
of the gland to help evaluate any lumps or ... If you are having only a thyroid scan and your doctor prefers to give a ... More about Thyro...
...prained ankle, ankle sprain and ankle sprains , ankle injury and ankle pain ... An ankle sprain is the most common injury to ... See a picture
of an ankle sprain . ... An ankle sprain can range from mild to severe, ... With a mild sprain , the ankle may be tender, swollen, and stiff. ... ...
... it is sometimes known is not simply a disc that has ' slipped ' out of place. ... It may also be called a slipped or ruptured disc . See a picture
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'Microfluidic palette' may paint clearer picture of biological processes
The masterpieces that spring from the talents of Rembrandt, Van Gogh and other artists often begin with the creation of a gradient of colors on a palette. In a similar manner, researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have created an innovative device called the "mic...
Tiny differences in our genes help shed light on the big picture of human history
By examining very small differences in people's genes, scientists from Cornell University have developed a new tool for identifying big events in human history and pinpointing the origins of specific gene mutations. This research, published in the May issue of the journal GENETICS ( http://www.g...
Scripps studies offer new picture of Lake Tahoe's earthquake potential
For more than a decade, scientists at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego have been unraveling the history of fault ruptures below the cobalt blue waters of Lake Tahoe one earthquake at a time. Two new studies by the Scripps research team offer a more comprehensive analysis of eart...
New 'pollution radar' developed to provide unprecedented picture of urban smog
Scientists and industrialists have invented a sophisticated new air quality measuring device that can act as a pollution radar over cities.
A team from the Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd, the University of Leicester and EADS Astrium are behind the technology that can be placed on satellites to...
Neural mapping paints a haphazard picture of odor receptors
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Feb. 3, 2009 -- Despite the striking aromatic differences between coffee, peppermint, and pine, a new mapping of the nose's neural circuitry suggests a haphazard patchwork where the receptors for such disparate scents are as likely as not to be neighbors.
Inexplicably, this se...
Chicks to give scientists clearer picture of fetal development
Scientists hope to gain a greater understanding of disease and birth defects with a new imaging database that will map the expression of genes that control development.
The research coordinated by The Roslin Institute at the University of Edinburgh, in collaboration with the MRC Human Genetics ...
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RapidVUE® Particle Shape and Size Analyzer from Beckman Coulter
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...stray light into enter the eye, as to a lack of pigment within the eye, allowing light to refract within the eyeball. A good analogy would be taking a picture
with a film camera that is painted white within, rather than black. Such sensitivity generally leads to a dislike of bright lights, but does not preve...
...) temperature scale, inverting the scale that Anders Celsius had proposed with 0 as the boiling point of water, and 100 as the freezing point.
can be found on the current Swedish 100- krona bank notes.
Linnaeus was one of the founders of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences .
...in their mitochondria. The few amitochondriate groups branched first and so were considered basal. However, newer studies contradict this, and a new picture
has been slow to develop. Most eukaryotes may be assigned to several supergroups:
Opisthokonts Animals , fungi , choanoflagellates , ...
...ached (Fig. 1). There it remains, unless a rare mutation opens a path to a new, higher fitness peak. Note, however, that at high mutation rates this picture
is somewhat simplistic. A population may not be able to climb a very sharp peak if the mutation rate is too high, or it may drift away from a peak it ...
...lecule in the body, it is destroyed by forced apoptosis , leaving behind T cells that can be safely released into the body. (This is a much-truncated picture
of T cell development; see the article on T cells for more).
Structure of the immune system
Most multicellular organisms possess an immune sy...
... central dogma of molecular biology where genetic material is transcribed into RNA and then translated into protein, despite being an oversimplified picture
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industry, Daily Variety , a daily edition based in Hollywood, was founded... Variety (cybernetics), the number of possible states of a system...
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Tobacco mosaic virus
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...m of the transcription start site in some... TATA Box Binding Protein. The TATA box can be found in various species ranging from ... picture
of the molecular structure of TATA box from Baker's Yeast ... The TATA box binding protein has a relatively simple shape with only two tu...