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[Medicines used for and with children. No, I don't need my drops!]]

February 10, 2010 1:38 pm | by Pharm Unserer Zeit | Comments

Deducing in vivo toxicity of combustion-derived nanoparticles from a cell-free oxidative potency assay and metabolic activation of organic compounds.

February 10, 2010 1:38 pm | by Environ Health Perspect | Comments

BACKGROUND: The inhalation of combustion-derived nanoparticles (CDNPs) is believed to cause an oxidative stress response, which in turn may lead to pulmonary or even systemic inflammation. OBJECTIVE AND METHODS: In this study we assessed whether the in vivo inflammatory...

Oral administration of pharmacologically active substances to squid: a methodological description.

February 10, 2010 1:38 pm | by Biol Bull | Comments

The squid giant synapse is a well-defined experimental preparation for the study of ligand-dependant synaptic transmission. Its large size gives direct experimental access to both presynaptic and postsynaptic junctional elements, allowing direct optical, biophysical, and...


An examination of existing data for the industrial manufacture and use of nanocomponents and their role in the life cycle impact of nanoproducts.

February 10, 2010 1:38 pm | Comments

This work examines the manufacture and use of nanocomponents and how they can affect the life cycle impact of resulting nanoproducts. Available data on the production of nanoproducts and nanocomponents are used to identify the major groups of nanocomponents studied in this...

X-Ray Inspection System Implementation

February 9, 2010 12:04 pm | Comments

Contract Pharmacal Corporation recently installed five SmartChek x-ray inspection systems on its packaging lines.


Ergonomics Can Save Money & Lives

February 9, 2010 4:57 am | Comments

Ergonomics is making sure that people are safe and are using the right equipment for the job at hand.


Improving Safety with Lean Management

February 8, 2010 5:22 am | Comments

Robert Hafey, author of "Lean Safety, Transforming Your Safety Culture with Lean Management," talks about the strong connection between safety and lean.


Spill Containment Tips

February 4, 2010 9:38 am | by KAREN HAMEL, New Pig Corporation | Comments

Effective spill containment helps minimize environmental impacts inside and ouside a facility, and lessens the overall response time.

Powder Bulk Handling Plant Perspectives

February 2, 2010 1:00 pm | Comments

Industry experts jot down their perspectives on critical issues, such as speeding up line cleaning and changeover, as well as minimizing combustible dust hazards in powder bulk handling.


An Alternative to Diverging Roller Size Graders

February 2, 2010 10:01 am | Comments

Nutra Manufacturing increased throughput on its nutritional supplement packaging line with the use of an Impulse size grader.

Effective Cooling of Process Control Panels

February 1, 2010 1:05 pm | Comments

Choosing the most cost and energy efficient process control panel cooling solution from the many types available requires knowledge of their individual strengths and weaknesses, and the ability to match that to the operational environment.

Waste Heat Recovery System Creates Electricity

January 29, 2010 10:16 am | Comments

A waste heat recovery system at the Greater New Haven Water Pollution Control Authority is expected to produce 4.4 million kW hours of electricity per year.


Increasing Heat Exchanger Performance

January 28, 2010 11:40 am | by NWAOHA CHIKEZIE | Comments

A look at how pressure, temperature and other operating variables affect the performance of heat exchangers.

How Modular Conveyors Can Reduce Costs

January 26, 2010 10:54 am | Comments

Two OEM engineers explain how modular conveyor technology reduces the high maintenance and modification costs often associated with traditional conveyor systems.



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