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Properties of blood, porphyrins, and exposure to legacy and emerging persistent organic pollutants in surf scoters (Melanitta perspicillata) overwintering on the south coast o...

October 10, 2010 6:38 pm | by Arch Environ Contam Toxicol | Comments

The surf scoter (Melanitta perspicillata) is a little-studied species of North American sea duck. Estimates suggest it has experienced a precipitous decline in breeding numbers over the latter half of the past century. To investigate the potential role of contaminant uptake and...

Identifying unpredicted drug benefit through query of patient experiential knowledge: a proof of concept web-based system.

October 10, 2010 6:38 am | by Clin Translational Sci | Comments

Information necessary to recognize unexpected drug efficacy is not routinely collected. Once a drug is approved, opportunities for understanding these phenomena are usually lost within clinical care. We propose that patients are willing to provide a wide range of experiential...

LEEDing the Way

October 7, 2010 1:19 pm | Comments

Design engineers experienced in LEED building projects give manufacturers the inside scoop on constructing greener facilities.


CFATS — The Process

October 7, 2010 12:09 pm | by RYAN LOUGHIN, Director of the Petro-Chem & Energy Division, ADT Advanced Integration | Comments

The site security plan goes more smoothly if you understand CFATS and plan accordingly.

My year without drug reps.

October 6, 2010 12:38 pm | by Br Med J (Clin Res Ed) | Comments

Flavor Feeders Achieve Higher Throughput

October 6, 2010 7:45 am | Comments

Newer material-handling systems with an improved flexible screw conveyor from Spiroflow Systems can move seasonings and coatings at higher throughputs than ever before.

Monitoring your Waste

September 30, 2010 12:55 pm | by Ed Orvidas, Strategic Account Manager, Culligan Intl. | Comments

Electronic performance monitoring of water quality helps ensure product safety and quality, which is critical, especially in the food and beverage industries.

Powerful PAC Upgrades Tortilla Machine

September 30, 2010 12:39 pm | by RON MEADE, Chief Executive Officer, AutomationDirect | Comments

Advanced automation from AutomationDirect helped Casa Herrera produce tortillas reliably, quickly and precisely.


The Evolution of Clean Pumping

September 28, 2010 10:12 am | by WALLACE WITTKOFF, Hygienic Director, Dover’s Pump Solutions Group (PSG™) | Comments

Despite emphasis on safety, there still have been a number of scandals that have combined to reduce the public’s trust in the safety that industry can provide.


'C' Is for Cookie ... & Conveyor

September 27, 2010 12:25 pm | Comments

In order to produce other products in the same mixer, Jacob’s needed a way to bypass the storage silo and load alternative flours directly into the mixer.

Five Steps to Safety

September 27, 2010 6:56 am | by DANA A. WEEKS, Marketing Communications, Pilz Automation Safety L.P. | Comments

Safety doesn’t have to be complicated, confusing or costly.  Here are five steps you can take to keep employees safe and costs down.


PVDF Piping—Oh So Many Options

September 24, 2010 8:03 am | by David A. Seiler and Josh Gingras, Arkema Inc. | Comments

Special PVDF polymer development and system design make the material a no-brainer.

Wireless Sensor Network Progress

September 23, 2010 12:10 pm | by Dr. Peter Harrop, Chairman, IDTechEx Ltd. | Comments

Meeting in the middle: Wireless sensor networks must reduce power requirements, while energy harvesting technology continues to improve.


ComDust—A Pro’s Approach

September 23, 2010 11:56 am | by Jon A. Barrett, Business Development Specialist, Interior Maintenance Co. Inc. | Comments

These helpful basics not only assist with understanding combustible dust cleaning and its associated regulations, but also selecting and evaluating potential vendors.


Investments Never Wasted in Water

September 23, 2010 11:20 am | by Carrie Ellis, Editor | Comments

Severn Trent Services and the Elkton wastewater treatment plant defuse a big stink within the community, while curtailing environmental damage to the Chesapeake Bay.



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