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  1. Analysis of Long-range Clean Energy Investment Scenarios for Eritrea, East Africa

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    Van Buskirk, Robert D.

    2004-01-01

    Clean Energy Investment Scenarios for Eritrea, East Africaand renewable energy development scenarios for Eritrea, EastEritrea, East Africa in an effort to facilitate clean energy

  2. Eritrea’s Nation and State-building: Re-assessing the impact of ‘the struggle’ 

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    Dorman, Sara Rich

    2003-01-01

    In the April 2003 issue of Atlantic Monthly, Robert Kaplan describes Eritrea as “newly independent, sleepily calm and remarkably stable”. Electricity is said to fail infrequently, corruption is rare, theft and crime ...

  3. Eritrea: Energy Resources | Open Energy Information

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  4. Born powerful? Post-Liberation Politics in Eritrea and Zimbabwe 

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    Dorman, Sara Rich

    2004-06-17

    The paper is a comparative analysis of post-liberation politics in Zimbabwe and Eritrea. It proposes that insufficient attention has been paid to the impact of negotiated transitions and inherited state forms in analysing ...

  5. Application Form for Screening Fee Waiver, 2015 Waseda University

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    Kaji, Hajime

    , Comoros, D.P.R.Korea, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia

  6. Application Form for Screening Fee Waiver, 2014 Waseda University

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    Kaji, Hajime

    , Comoros, D.P.R.Korea, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia

  7. Analysis of Long-range Clean Energy Investment Scenarios forEritrea, East Africa

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    Van Buskirk, Robert D.

    2004-05-07

    We discuss energy efficiency and renewable energy investments in Eritrea from the strategic long-term economic perspective of meeting Eritrea's sustainable development goals and reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Energy efficiency and renewable energy are potentially important contributors to national productive capital accumulation, enhancement of the environment, expansion of energy services, increases in household standard of living, and improvements in health. In this study we develop a spreadsheet model for calculating some of the national benefits and costs of different levels of investment in energy efficiency and renewable energy. We then present the results of the model in terms of investment demand and investment scenario curves. These curves express the contribution that efficiency and renewable energy projects can make in terms of reduced energy sector operating expenses, and reduced carbon emissions. We provide demand and supply curves that show the rate of return, the cost of carbon emissions reductions vs. supply, and the evolution of the marginal carbon emissions per dollar of GDP for different investment levels and different fuel-type subsectors.

  8. RIAl. HYGIENE&SAFETY

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  9. Guinea: Energy Resources | Open Energy Information

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  10. Petroleum Service Projects in the Gulf of Guinea 

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    Ken-Worgu, Kenneth Chukwumeka

    2011-10-21

    Liquefied Natural Gas Company FPSO Floating Production Storage and Offloading Vessel GMD Group Managing Director GOG Gulf of Guinea KRW Korean Won KW Kilowatts LNG Liquefied Natural Gas TAMU Texas A&M University MMIE Ministry of Mines, Industry... .............................................................. 103 6.7 Nontechnical Challenges .......................................................... 104 VII INSULATION PROJECT ON AGBAMI FPSO ................................. 106 7.1 Background on Envirocage...

  11. Tropical timber import export Africa Asia volume Congo India Nigeria Papua New Guinea & the Solomon Islands

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    Tropical timber import export Africa Asia volume Congo India Nigeria Papua New Guinea & the Solomon/14/2008 12:55:54 PM] #12;Tropical timber import export Africa Asia volume Congo India Nigeria Volume ('000 m3 import export Africa Asia volume Congo India Nigeria Papua New Guinea Reports (commissioned

  12. Beta diversity of frogs in the forests of New Guinea, Amazonia and Europe

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    ORIGINAL ARTICLE Beta diversity of frogs in the forests of New Guinea, Amazonia and Europe site) and Amazonia (24 ± 1.7 species), but was significantly lower in Europe (8 ± 0.8 species dominated in Europe, whereas New Guinea exhibited an intermediate pattern with both local and widespread

  13. Guinea-USAID Climate Activities | Open Energy Information

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  14. Preliminary Report on the Feeding Habits of Tunas in the Gulf of Guinea

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    ) and 72 skipjack tuna ( Katsuwonus pelamis ), captured in the Gulf of Guinea, contained mostly fishes ( Katsuwonus pelamis) are shown in figure 1. During the surveys, 171 yellowfin and 72 skipjack tunas were

  15. A Pilot Study of Uterine Artery Embolization with Tris-Acryl Gelatin Microspheres in Guinea Pigs

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    Zhuang Wenquan; Tan Guosheng; Guo Wenbo, E-mail: patrickguo2008@163.com [The First Affiliated Hospital of Sun Yat-sen University, Department of Interventional Radiology (China); Yang Jianyong [The First Affiliated Hospital of Sun Yat-sen University, Department of Radiology (China)

    2012-06-15

    Objective: This study was designed to establish guinea pigs as an animal model for uterine artery embolization (UAE) with tris-acryl gelatin microspheres (TAGM). Methods: Twenty-five female adult guinea pigs were randomly divided into two groups, including a uterine artery casting mould group (n = 10) and a UAE group (n = 15). Pelvic angiography and vascular casting mould were performed in the first group. The anatomical characters of the pelvic cavity in guinea pigs were described. In the second group, the technical feasibility of performing UAE with TAGM in guinea pigs was investigated. The histopathological slides of the uterus of guinea pigs after UAE were examined to inspect the outcomes of UAE. Results: The uterine artery springs from the internal iliac artery, ascends tortuously along the cervix, and gives off vertically 8-10 branches to the cervix uteri and uterine horns. The diameters of the trunk of the uterine artery and its first branch were 0.32 {+-} 0.027 mm and 0.14 {+-} 0.01 mm, respectively. For UAE animals, the dosages of 40-120 and 100-300 {mu}m TAGM were 0.033 {+-} 0.003 ml and 0.015 {+-} 0.002 ml, respectively. On histopathological slides, embosphere particles were found in the first branches of the uterine artery, the subserous arteries, and the intramural arteries. Inflammatory reactions in the uterus were common in guinea pigs after UAE. Local or dispersed areas of necrosis in uterus also were observed in a few guinea pigs. Conclusions: Guinea pigs are an appropriate and feasible model for UAE with TAGM.

  16. 43NEWFOUNDLAND QUARTERLY MEMoRIAL PREsENTs

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    Bruneau, Steve

    , constructed a 175-km, 22-inch subsea pipeline, and has begun selling its natural gas to a Liquid Natural Gas of Newfoundland and Labrador is not exploring the potential of utilizing natural gas from the Grand Banks to the offshore operators over the next decade to have a natural gas marketplace: improved oil recovery, longer

  17. Sources and management of hazardous waste in Papua New Guinea

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    Singh, K.

    1996-12-31

    Papua New Guinea (PNG) has considerable mineral wealth, especially in gold and copper. Large-scale mining takes place, and these activities are the source of most of PNG`s hazardous waste. Most people live in small farming communities throughout the region. Those living adjacent to mining areas have experienced some negative impacts from river ecosystem damage and erosion of their lands. Industry is centered mainly in urban areas and Generates waste composed of various products. Agricultural products, pesticide residues, and chemicals used for preserving timber and other forestry products also produce hazardous waste. Most municipal waste comes from domestic and commercial premises; it consists mainly of combustibles, noncombustibles, and other wastes. Hospitals generate pathogenic organisms, radioactive materials, and chemical and pharmaceutical laboratory waste. Little is known about the actual treatment of waste before disposal in PNG. Traditional low-cost waste disposal methods are usually practiced, such as use of landfills; storage in surface impoundments; and disposal in public sewers, rivers, and the sea. Indiscriminate burning of domestic waste in backyards is also commonly practiced in urban and rural areas. 10 refs., 4 tabs.

  18. Protein A suppresses immune responses during Staphylococcus aureus bloodstream infection in guinea pigs

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    Kim, Hwan Keun; Falugi, Fabiana; Thomer, Lena; Missiakas, Dominique M.; Schneewind, Olaf

    2015-01-06

    Staphylococcus aureus infection is not associated with the development of protective immunity, and disease relapses occur frequently. We hypothesize that protein A, a factor that binds immunoglobulin Fc? and cross-links VH3 clan B cell receptors (IgM), is the staphylococcal determinant for host immune suppression. To test this, vertebrate IgM was examined for protein A cross-linking. High VH3 binding activity occurred with human and guinea immunoglobulin, whereas mouse and rabbit immunoglobulins displayed little and no binding, respectively. Establishing a guinea pig model of S. aureus bloodstream infection, we show that protein A functions as a virulence determinant and suppresses host Bmore »cell responses. Immunization with SpAKKAA, which cannot bind immunoglobulin, elicits neutralizing antibodies that enable guinea pigs to develop protective immunity.« less

  19. The infectivity of Bunostomum phlebotomum to sheep, rabbits and guinea pigs 

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    Boring, Gary David

    1964-01-01

    THE INFECT1VITY OP BUNOSTOMUM PHLEBOTOMUM TO SHEEP, RABBITS AND GUINEA PIGS A Thesis By GARY DAVID BORING Submitted to the Graduate College of the Texas A&M University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of MASTER... OF SCIENCE August 1964 Ma]or Sub)cot: Veterinary Parasitology THE INFECTIVITY OF BUNOSTOMUM PHLEBOTOMUM TO SHEEP~ RABBITS AND GUINEA PIGS A Thesis By GARY DAVID BORING Approved as to style and content by: i Ma (Chairman of Committee) /7 ~ 3...

  20. The size distribution of conspeci c populations: the peoples of New Guinea

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    The size distribution of conspeci c populations: the peoples of New Guinea Vojtech Novotny1, Department of Biology, Brafova 7, 701 03 Ostrava, Czech Republic The size distribution of the language analogous to the resource division models of species abun- dance distribution in ecological communities

  1. Biomass resource potential for selected crops in Hawaii. [Koa haole (giant leucaena); napier and guinea grass

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    Seki, A.

    1982-06-01

    The biomass crops selected for review were koa haole (giant leucaena), napier and guinea grass, and eucalyptus (saligna, grandis, and globulus). The islands examined were Hawaii, Kauai, Maui, and Molokai. The potential land acreage for growing these crops was estimated grossly. As anticipated, the island of Hawaii had the largest land potential with eucalyptus having the greatest potential land acreage.

  2. SEDIMENT TRANSPORT AND DEPOSITION IN THE OK TEDI-FLY RIVER SYSTEM, PAPUA NEW GUINEA

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    Parker, Gary

    SEDIMENT TRANSPORT AND DEPOSITION IN THE OK TEDI-FLY RIVER SYSTEM, PAPUA NEW GUINEA: THE MODELING. This sediment flows from the Ok Tedi to the Fly River, eventually reaching the Gulf of Papua. This document River. The second author of this report has been served as the sediment transport consultant for Ok Tedi

  3. Field Survey and Numerical Simulations: A Review of the 1998 Papua New Guinea Tsunami

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    Lynett, Patrick

    Field Survey and Numerical Simulations: A Review of the 1998 Papua New Guinea Tsunami PATRICK J (PNG) tsunami of 1998 is re-examined through a detailed review of the field survey as well as numerous of frequency dispersion on the landslide-generated tsunami. The numerical comparisons indicate that the NLSW

  4. Assessing the direct effects of the ebola outbreak on life expectancy in liberia, sierra leone and Guinea.

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    Helleringer, S; Noymer, A

    2015-01-01

    and health system demand in liberia. PLoS Biol. 2015 Jan;13(Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia. PLOS Currents Outbreaks.Ebola in Sierra Leone and Liberia. PLOS Currents Outbreaks.

  5. GONGED (Geometridae of New Guinea Electronic Database): a progress report on development of an online facility of images

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    Mathis, Wayne N.

    122 GONGED (Geometridae of New Guinea Electronic Database): a progress report on development Darrow Holloway, J. D., Miller, S. E., Pollock, D. M., Helgen, L. & Darrow, K. (2009): GONGED

  6. The development stories of equatorial Guinea and Botswana : a game theory model of how public-private partnerships can turn resources from a curse into a blessing

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    Rizzati, Valentina

    2013-01-01

    The growth acceleration episodes characterizing Botswana and Equatorial Guinea were based on the respective discoveries of diamonds and oil. However, while Botswana, already characterized by inclusive and democratic ...

  7. Effect of high oleic acid pork on tissue lipids of guinea pigs 

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    Flynn, Tammi Tinker

    1991-01-01

    hypotheses have been forwarded. In the guinea pig, polyunsaturated fat diets result in increased hepatic LDL-cholesterol binding (9, 24). Dietary saturated fat has been shown to decrease hepatic LDL-cholesterol receptor mediated transport in the hamster...-cholesterol receptors (9, 21) and increase hepatic LDL-cholesterol clearance (28). The effect of saturated fat was shown to decrease the LDL-cholesterol receptor-mediated transport in hamsters (34). These changes of LDL-receptor catabolism of LDL-cholesterol can...

  8. Diapiric exhumation of Earth's youngest (UHP) eclogites in the gneiss domes of the D'Entrecasteaux Islands, Papua New Guinea

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    Hacker, Bradley R.

    'Entrecasteaux Islands, Papua New Guinea T.A. Little a, , B.R. Hacker b , S.M. Gordon b,c , S.L. Baldwin d , P, is a remarkable modern discovery (Andersen et al., 1991; Ernst, 2001; Hacker, 2007). Understanding how rocks from

  9. DECIPHERING THE EVOLUTIONARY HISTORY OF THE MONTANE NEW GUINEA AVIFAUNA: COMPARATIVE PHYLOGEOGRAPHY AND INSIGHTS FROM PALEODISTRIBUTIONAL MODELING IN A DYNAMIC LANDSCAPE

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    Benz, Brett W.

    2011-12-31

    at various sites across the highlands of Papua New Guinea, and I look forward to further collaboration in the future. I thank Tim Laman for providing the opportunity to work in West Papua, Indonesia, in 2008, as well as helping to collect behavioral data... obscure for most taxonomic groups. Owing to its relatively complete alpha taxonomy, New Guinea’s avifauna has played a prominent role in the development of biogeographic hypotheses and speciation theory throughout the Papuan sub-region (Mayr, 1953; Schodde...

  10. Estimation of neutrophil infiltration into hairless guinea pig skin treated with 2,2' -dichlorodiethyl sulfide

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    Bongiovanni, R.; Millard, C.B.; Schulz, S.M.; Romano, J.M.

    1993-05-13

    Despite growing acceptance of the hairless guinea pig (HPG) for evaluating sulfur mustard (2,2'dichlorodiethylsulfide, HD) skin injury, there are presently few antivesicant drug assessment endpoints validated in vivo for this model. We measured the activity of myeloperoxidase (MPO) to characterize the dose- and time-dependence of polymorphonuclear leukocyte (PMN) infiltration during development of the HD lesion. Biopsies were obtained from the dorsal thoracic-lumbar area of HGPs at successive 3 hr time intervals for up to 24 hrs following controlled exposure to either 5, 7, 8 or 10 min HD vapor. The presence of PMNs, as judged by MPO levels, peaked at 9 hrs irrespective of total HD vapor dose. The maximum response was a 20-fold increase compared to unexposed control sites at 9 hrs following 10 min HD vapor. This time period coincides with epidermal detachment characterized previously by electron microscopy in the HGP. By 24 hrs post-exposure, the MPO levels subsided markedly (2-fold compared to controls). These results suggest that PMNs participate in the HGP cutaneous inflammatory response following exposure to HD and that MPO may be a useful biological marker for evaluating putative antivesicants.

  11. Acute and chronic respiratory lesions induced by sulfur mustard in guinea pigs: Role of tachykinins

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    Calvet, J.H.; Trouiller, G.; Harf, A.

    1993-05-13

    We investigated in anesthetized guinea pigs the involvement of tachykinins in respiratory alterations after an airway intoxication by sulfur mustard (SM). Early lesions were evaluated after 5h. Respiratory system resistance (R) and compliance were measured by the occlusion method and airway microvascular permeability by measuring the Evans Blue dye concentration in the trachea and main bronchi. Two groups of animals were studied treated with capsaicin (which induces a tachykinin depletion) or by its vehicle. Capsaicin pretreatment had no effect on the measured parameters. We also measured 14 J after the intoxication tracheal epithelium neutral endopeptidase (NEP) (the main enzyme which degrades tachykinins). In addition bronchial responsiveness to exogenous substance P was studied in two groups of animals intoxicated with SM or not. Tracheal epithelium NEP activity was decreased from 0.448 + or 0.027 nmol.min- 1.mg protein- 1 in controls to 0. 182 + or 0.038 in intoxicated animals. Response to substance P was greater in intoxicated animals with R=2.98 + or - 1.57 cmH20.MI-1.s versus 0.35 + or 0.02 in controls, after 5.10-5 M aerosolized substance P These results suggest tachykinins are not preponderant in the early stage lesions but that bronchial hyperactivity is present at recovery, related to epithelium NEP depletion.

  12. The role of the anaesthetised guinea-pig in the preclinical cardiac safety evaluation of drug candidate compounds

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    Marks, Louise, E-mail: louise.marks@astrazeneca.com [Safety Assessment UK, AstraZeneca, Mereside, Alderley Park, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK10 4TG (United Kingdom)] [Safety Assessment UK, AstraZeneca, Mereside, Alderley Park, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK10 4TG (United Kingdom); Borland, Samantha; Philp, Karen; Ewart, Lorna; Lainée, Pierre; Skinner, Matthew [Safety Assessment UK, AstraZeneca, Mereside, Alderley Park, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK10 4TG (United Kingdom)] [Safety Assessment UK, AstraZeneca, Mereside, Alderley Park, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK10 4TG (United Kingdom); Kirk, Sarah [Innovative Medicines, Discovery Sciences, AstraZeneca, Alderley Park, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK10 4TG (United Kingdom)] [Innovative Medicines, Discovery Sciences, AstraZeneca, Alderley Park, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK10 4TG (United Kingdom); Valentin, Jean-Pierre [Safety Assessment UK, AstraZeneca, Mereside, Alderley Park, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK10 4TG (United Kingdom)] [Safety Assessment UK, AstraZeneca, Mereside, Alderley Park, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK10 4TG (United Kingdom)

    2012-09-01

    Despite rigorous preclinical and clinical safety evaluation, adverse cardiac effects remain a leading cause of drug attrition and post-approval drug withdrawal. A number of cardiovascular screens exist within preclinical development. These screens do not, however, provide a thorough cardiac liability profile and, in many cases, are not preventing the progression of high risk compounds. We evaluated the suitability of the anaesthetised guinea-pig for the assessment of drug-induced changes in cardiovascular parameters. Sodium pentobarbitone anaesthetised male guinea-pigs received three 15 minute intravenous infusions of ascending doses of amoxicillin, atenolol, clonidine, dobutamine, dofetilide, flecainide, isoprenaline, levosimendan, milrinone, moxifloxacin, nifedipine, paracetamol, verapamil or vehicle, followed by a 30 minute washout. Dose levels were targeted to cover clinical exposure and above, with plasma samples obtained to evaluate effect/exposure relationships. Arterial blood pressure, heart rate, contractility function (left ventricular dP/dt{sub max} and QA interval) and lead II electrocardiogram were recorded throughout. In general, the expected reference compound induced effects on haemodynamic, contractility and electrocardiographic parameters were detected confirming that all three endpoints can be measured accurately and simultaneously in one small animal. Plasma exposures obtained were within, or close to the expected clinical range of therapeutic plasma levels. Concentration–effect curves were produced which allowed a more complete understanding of the margins for effects at different plasma exposures. This single in vivo screen provides a significant amount of information pertaining to the cardiovascular risk of drug candidates, ultimately strengthening strategies addressing cardiovascular-mediated compound attrition and drug withdrawal. -- Highlights: ? Evaluation of the anaesthetised guinea-pig to determine cardiac liability. ? Haemodynamic, contractility, ECG parameters and plasma exposure all measurable. ? Single small animal model offering extensive evaluation of a drug's CV risk. ? Potential to strengthen drug discovery cardiovascular strategy. ? Potential to halt progression of drugs with CV liability, reducing drug attrition.

  13. Mast cells in citric acid-induced cough of guinea pigs

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    Lai, Y.-L. . E-mail: tiger@ha.mc.ntu.edu.tw; Lin, T.-Y.

    2005-01-01

    It was demonstrated previously that mast cells play an important role in citric acid (CA)-induced airway constriction. To investigate the role of mast cells in CA-induced cough, three experiments were carried out in this study. In the first experiment, 59 guinea pigs were employed and we used compound 48/80 to deplete mast cells, cromolyn sodium to stabilize mast cells, MK-886 to inhibit leukotriene synthesis, pyrilamine to antagonize histamine H{sub 1} receptor, methysergide to antagonize serotonin receptor, and indomethacin to inhibit cyclooxygenase. In the second experiment, 56 compound 48/80-pretreated animals were divided into two parts; the first one was used to test the role of exogenous leukotriene (LT) C{sub 4}, while the second one to test the role of exogenous histamine in CA-induced cough. Each animal with one of the above pretreatments was exposed sequentially to saline (baseline) and CA (0.6 M) aerosol, each for 3 min. Then, cough was recorded for 12 min using a barometric body plethysmograph. In the third experiment, the activation of mast cells upon CA inhalation was investigated by determining arterial plasma histamine concentration in 17 animals. Exposure to CA induced a marked increase in cough number. Compound 48/80, cromolyn sodium, MK-886 and pyrilamine, but not indomethacin or methysergide, significantly attenuated CA-induced cough. Injection of LTC{sub 4} or histamine caused a significant increase in CA-induced cough in compound 48/80-pretreated animals. In addition, CA inhalation caused significant increase in plasma histamine concentration, which was blocked by compound 48/80 pretreatment. These results suggest that mast cells play an important role in CA aerosol inhalation-induced cough via perhaps mediators LTs and histamine.

  14. Differentially Private Billing with Rebates George Danezis 1 , Markulf Kohlweiss 1 , and Alfredo Rial 2

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    Differentially Private Billing with Rebates George Danezis 1 , Markulf Kohlweiss 1 , and Alfredo they require and even get a rebate for the additional funds they used to protect their privacy. Throughout

  15. Micro-Earthquake At Geysers Area (Erten & Rial, 1999) | Open Energy

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  16. Ascorbic acid suppresses endotoxemia and NF-?B signaling cascade in alcoholic liver fibrosis in guinea pigs: A mechanistic approach

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    Abhilash, P.A.; Harikrishnan, R.; Indira, M.

    2014-01-15

    Alcohol consumption increases the small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) and intestinal permeability of endotoxin. The endotoxin mediated inflammatory signaling plays a major role in alcoholic liver fibrosis. We evaluated the effect of ascorbic acid (AA), silymarin and alcohol abstention on the alcohol induced endotoxemia and NF-?B activation cascade pathway in guinea pigs (Cavia porcellus). Guinea pigs were administered ethanol at a daily dose of 4 g/kg b.wt for 90 days. After 90 days, ethanol administration was stopped. The ethanol treated animals were divided into abstention, silymarin (250 mg/kg b.wt) and AA (250 mg/kg b.wt) supplemented groups and maintained for 30 days. The SIBO, intestinal permeability and endotoxin were significantly increased in the ethanol group. The mRNA expressions of intestinal proteins claudin, occludin and zona occludens-1 were significantly decreased in ethanol group. The mRNA levels of inflammatory receptors, activity of IKK? and the protein expressions of phospho-I?B?, NF-?B, TNF-?, TGF-?{sub 1} and IL-6 were also altered in ethanol group. The expressions of fibrosis markers ?-SMA, ?{sub 1} (I) collagen and sirius red staining in the liver revealed the induction of fibrosis. But the supplementation of AA could induce greater reduction of ethanol induced SIBO, intestinal barrier defects, NF-?B activation and liver fibrosis than silymarin. The possible mechanism may be the inhibitory effect of AA on SIBO, intestinal barrier defect and IKK?, which decreased the activation of NF-?B and synthesis of cytokines. This might have led to suppression of HSCs activation and liver fibrosis. - Highlights: • Alcohol increases intestinal bacterial overgrowth and permeability of endotoxin. • Endotoxin mediated inflammation plays a major role in alcoholic liver fibrosis. • Ascorbic acid reduces endotoxemia, NF-?B activation and proinflammatory cytokines. • AA's action is by inhibition of SIBO, IKK? and alteration of intestinal permeability. • This might have led to suppression of HSCs activation and liver fibrosis.

  17. Inhalation exposure to sulfur mustard in the guinea pig model: Clinical, biochemical and histopathological characterization of respiratory injuries

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    Allon, Nahum, E-mail: nahuma@iibr.gov.i [Department of Pharmacology, Israel Institute for Biological Research, P.O. Box 19, Ness-Ziona 74100 (Israel); Amir, Adina; Manisterski, Eliau; Rabinovitz, Ishay; Dachir, Shlomit; Kadar, Tamar [Department of Pharmacology, Israel Institute for Biological Research, P.O. Box 19, Ness-Ziona 74100 (Israel)

    2009-12-01

    Guinea pigs (GP) were exposed (head only) in individual plethysmographs to various concentrations of sulfur mustard vapor, determined online, using FTIR attached to flow chamber. The LCt{sub 50} and the inhaled LD{sub 50} were calculated at different time points post exposure. Surviving animals were monitored for clinical symptoms, respiratory parameters and body weight changes for up to 30 days. Clinical symptoms were noted at 3 h post exposure, characterized by erythematic and swelling nose with extensive mucous secretion (with or without bleeding). At 6 h post exposure most of the guinea pigs had breathing difficulties, rhonchi and dyspnea and few deaths were noted. These symptoms peaked at 48 h and were noted up to 8 days, associated with few additional deaths. Thereafter, a spontaneous healing was noted, characterized by recovery of respiratory parameters and normal weight gain with almost complete apparent healing within 2 weeks. Histopathological evaluation of lungs and trachea in the surviving GPs at 4 weeks post exposure revealed a dose-dependent residual injury in both lung and trachea expressed by abnormal recovery of the tracheal epithelium concomitant with a dose-dependent increase in cellular volume in the lungs. These abnormal epithelial regeneration and lung remodeling were accompanied with significant changes in protein, LDH, differential cell count and glutathione levels in the bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL). It is suggested that the abnormal epithelial growth and cellular infiltration into the lung as well as the continuous lung inflammation could cause recurrent lung injury similar to that reported for HD exposed human casualties.

  18. High-dose supplementation with natural ?-tocopherol does neither alter the pharmacodynamics of atorvastatin nor its phase I metabolism in guinea pigs

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    Podszun, Maren C.; Grebenstein, Nadine [Institute of Biological Chemistry and Nutrition, University of Hohenheim, D-70599 Stuttgart (Germany)] [Institute of Biological Chemistry and Nutrition, University of Hohenheim, D-70599 Stuttgart (Germany); Hofmann, Ute [Dr. Margarete Fischer-Bosch Institute of Clinical Pharmacology, D-70376 Stuttgart (Germany)] [Dr. Margarete Fischer-Bosch Institute of Clinical Pharmacology, D-70376 Stuttgart (Germany); Frank, Jan, E-mail: jan.frank@nutrition-research.de [Institute of Biological Chemistry and Nutrition, University of Hohenheim, D-70599 Stuttgart (Germany) [Institute of Biological Chemistry and Nutrition, University of Hohenheim, D-70599 Stuttgart (Germany); Department of Nutrition and Food Science, University of Bonn, D-53115 Bonn (Germany)

    2013-02-01

    It has been hypothesized in the literature that intake of high-dosage vitamin E supplements might alter the expression of cytochrome P{sub 450} enzymes (CYP), particularly CYP3A4, which may lead to adverse nutrient–drug interactions. Because previously published studies reported conflicting findings, we investigated the pharmacodynamics of the lipid-lowering drug atorvastatin (ATV), a CYP3A4 substrate, in response to high-dose ?-tocopherol (?T) feeding and determined protein expression and activities of relevant CYP. Groups of ten female Dunkin–Hartley guinea pigs were fed a control (5% fat) or a high-fat control diet (HFC; 21% fat, 0.15% cholesterol) or the HFC diet fortified with ?T (250 mg/kg diet), ATV (300 mg/kg diet) or both ATV + ?T for 6 weeks. Relative to control, HFC animals had increased serum cholesterol concentrations, which were significantly reduced by ATV. High-dose ?T feeding in combination with ATV (ATV + ?T), albeit not ?T feeding alone (?T), significantly lowered serum cholesterol relative to HFC, but did not alter the cholesterol-lowering activity of the drug compared to the ATV treated guinea pigs. Protein expression of CYP3A4, CYP4F2, CYP20A1 and OATP C was similar in all groups. Accordingly, no differences in plasma concentrations of phase I metabolites of ATV were observed between the ATV and ATV + ?T groups. In conclusion, feeding guinea pigs high-doses of ?T for 6 weeks did neither alter the hepatic expression of CYP, nor the pharmacodynamics and metabolism of ATV. High-dose ?T intake is thus unlikely to change the efficacy of drugs metabolized by CYP enzymes, particularly by CYP3A4. -- Highlights: ? Vitamin E-atorvastatin interactions were studied in hypercholesterolemic guinea pigs. ? High-dose ?-tocopherol did not alter the lipid-lowering efficacy of atorvastatin. ? ?-Tocopherol did not change the expression of CYP3A4, CYP4F2, CYP20A or OATP C. ? ?-Tocopherol did not affect phase I metabolism of atorvastatin. ? Vitamin E does not change atorvastatin pharmacodynamics or toxicity in guinea pigs.

  19. Reduction of erythema in hairless guinea pigs after cutaneous sulfur mustard vapor exposure by pretreatment with niacinamide, promethazine and indomethacin

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    Yourick, J.J.; Dawson, J.S.; Mitcheltree, L.W.

    1995-12-31

    Erythema is the initial symptom that occurs after sulfur mustard (HD) cutaneous exposure. The time course of HD-induced erythema is similar to that observed after UV irradiation, which can be reduced by indomethacin. Sulfur mustard lethality is decreased by using promethazine, which is an antihistamine. Niacinamide can reduce microvesication after HD vapor exposure in hairless guinea pig (HGP) skin. The present study examines the effect of the combined administration of niacinamide, indomethacin and promethazine used alone or in all possible combinations on the degree of erythema and histopathologic skin damage after HD exposure in HGP. Niacinamide (750 mg kg%`, i.p.), promethazine (12.5 mg kg%1, i.m.) or indomethacin (4 mg kg%1, p.o.) used singly or in combination was given as a 30-min pretreatment before an 8-min HD vapor cup skin exposure. Using a combination pretreatment of niacinamide, promethazine and indomethacin, erythema was reduced at 4 (91%) and 6 (55%) h, but not 24 h after HD. The incidence of histopathological skin changes (microvesicles, follicular involvement, epidermal necrosis, intracellular edema and pustular epidermatitis) 24 h after HD was not reduced. This study indicates that HD (induced erythema) may result from several different mechanisms, including inflammation, histamine release and DNA damage. It is suggested that two phases of inflammation may occur: an early phase sensitive to antihistamines and non-steroidal antiinflammatory drugs and a late phase of extensive cell damage that was not sensitive to these drug pretreatments.

  20. Cutaneous uptake of 14C-HD vapor by the hairless guinea pig. Technical report, December 1992-June 1993

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    Logan, T.P.; Bongiovanni, R.; Millard, C.B.; Shutz, M.B.; Schultz, S.M.

    1996-10-01

    The hairless guinea pig (HGP) is used by our laboratory to model the human cutaneous response to sulfur mustard (HD) exposure. We have determined the HD content in the skin of HOP after 7-minute exposures to vapors saturated with a mixture of HD and 14C-HD. Concentration/time (C1) values in the range of 2 mg/sq cm/min were determined by counting skin 14C disintegrations per minute (dpm) in animals euthanized immediately after exposure. These values are similar to human penetration rates obtained by other investigators. A direct relationship between C1 and relative humidity was demonstrated in 5 of 6 studies. A rate curve monitoring the reduction in skin 14C dpm was developed for animals euthanized between 0 and 24 hours post exposure. This curve showed the greatest change after 1 hour. Epidermal and dermal distribution of 14C at 24 hours was measured for two animals. Site preference for HD penetration, multiple use of a vapor cap containing HD, and 14C content of adhesive tape were also investigated with radiolabeled HD to evaluate other aspects of the experimental model. These results contribute to a better understanding of the cutaneous response to HD in the HGP model.

  1. Effect of c-myc on the ultrastructural structure of cochleae in guinea pigs with noise induced hearing loss

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    Han, Yu; Zhong, Cuiping [Department of Otolaryngology, Xijing Hospital, Fourth Military Medical University, Xi'an, 710032 Shaanxi Province (China)] [Department of Otolaryngology, Xijing Hospital, Fourth Military Medical University, Xi'an, 710032 Shaanxi Province (China); Hong, Liu [First Division of Digestive Diseases, Xijing Hospital, Fourth Military Medical University, Xi'an, 710032 Shaanxi Province (China)] [First Division of Digestive Diseases, Xijing Hospital, Fourth Military Medical University, Xi'an, 710032 Shaanxi Province (China); Wang, Ye; Qiao, Li [Department of Otolaryngology, Xijing Hospital, Fourth Military Medical University, Xi'an, 710032 Shaanxi Province (China)] [Department of Otolaryngology, Xijing Hospital, Fourth Military Medical University, Xi'an, 710032 Shaanxi Province (China); Qiu, Jianhua, E-mail: qiujh@fmmu.edu.cn [Department of Otolaryngology, Xijing Hospital, Fourth Military Medical University, Xi'an, 710032 Shaanxi Province (China)] [Department of Otolaryngology, Xijing Hospital, Fourth Military Medical University, Xi'an, 710032 Shaanxi Province (China)

    2009-12-18

    Noise over-stimulation may induce hair cells loss and hearing deficit. The c-myc oncogene is a major regulator for cell proliferation, growth, and apoptosis. However, the role of this gene in the mammalian cochlea is still unclear. The study was designed to firstly investigate its function under noise condition, from the aspect of cochlear ultrastructural changes. We had established the adenoviral vector of c-myc gene and delivered the adenovirus suspension into the scala tympani of guinea pigs 4 days before noise exposure. The empty adenoviral vectors were injected as control. Then, all subjects were exposed to 4-kHz octave-band noise at 110 dB SPL for 8 h/day, 3 days consecutively. Auditory thresholds were assessed by auditory brainstem response, prior to and 7 days following noise exposure. On the seventh days after noise exposure, the cochlear sensory epithelia surface was observed microscopically and the cochleae were taken to study the ultrastructural changes. The results indicated that auditory threshold shift after noise exposure was higher in the ears treated with Ad.EGFP than that treated with Ad.c-myc-EGFP. Stereocilia loss and the disarrangement of outer hair cells were observed, with greater changes found in the Ad.EGFP group. Also, the ultrastructure changes were severe in the Ad.EGFP group, but not obvious in the Ad.c-myc-EGFP group. Therefore, c-myc gene might play an unexpected role in hearing functional and morphological protection from acoustic trauma.

  2. Past the Kalashnikov: Youth, Politics and the State in Eritrea 

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    Dorman, Sara Rich

    2004-06-17

    The paper examines the politics of the National Union of Eritrean Youth and Students (NUEYS), University students, and National Service. It proposes that these cases provide a useful perspective from which to think ...

  3. Eritrea-National Adaptation Programme of Action | Open Energy Information

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    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Google Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on QA:QA J-E-1 SECTION J APPENDIX E LISTStar2-0057-EA Jump to:ofEnia SpA Jump to:Energy TechLtda JumpErik Damgaard

  4. Africa: Prosperous times

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    NONE

    1996-08-01

    Political instability and corruption is the rule, rather than the exception, in Africa`s main producing regions, but exploration and production prospects there are bright and attractive to foreign operators. The paper discusses exploration, drilling, resource development, and production in Nigeria, Libya, Algeria, Egypt, Angola, Congo, Gabon, and Tunisia. The other countries of Africa are briefly mentioned, i.e., Cameroon, Cote D`Ivoire, South Africa, Sudan, Namibia, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Zaire, Mozambique, Ghana, Niger, and Seychelles.

  5. Turmoil doesn`t dampen enthusiasm

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    1997-08-01

    The paper discusses the outlook for the African gas and oil industries. Though Africa remains politically and economically volatile, its vast energy potential is becoming increasingly attractive to foreign oil and gas companies. Separate evaluations are given for Algeria, Egypt, Nigeria, Angola, Libya, Congo, Gabon, Tunisia, Cameroon, Cote D`Ivoire, and briefly for South Africa, Sudan, Equatorial Guinea, Ghana, Zaire, Benin, Mozambique, Chad, Namibia, Tanzania, Eritrea, Guinea-Bissau, Senegal, Morocco, Sao Tome and Principe, Ethiopia, Niger, Madagascar, Rwanda, Mauritania, Seychelles, Uganda, and Liberia.

  6. This A TM contains mate rial on the comparative analysis and de sign of the A LSEP Fuel Cask Thermal Shield. This report is submitted in accor-

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    Rathbun, Julie A.

    Preliminary Design Review of 12 July 1966. Prepared by: ' ~//;21Z;J~ · Y.C. McNaughto · Approved by:~Q ~t design, thereby increasing cask steady state interface temperatures from approximately 750°F to 950 to the -Y axis LEM landing gear strut. 4. Redefinition of the internal SLA optical surface properties from

  7. Infrasonic crackle and supersonic jet noise from the eruption of Nabro Volcano, Eritrea

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    Fee, D; Matoza, RS; Gee, KL; Neilsen, TB; Ogden, DE

    2013-01-01

    the sound from man-made jet engine ?ows (jet noise) [Matozaby man-made supersonic jet engines and rockets and isfrom heated, supersonic jet engines and rockets, suggesting

  8. The Right to Life with Dignity: Economic and Social Rights Respect in the World

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    Kolp, Felicity Ann

    2010-01-01

    Latvia Lebanon Lesotho Liberia Libya Lithuania LuxembourgEritrea Brunei Darussalam Liberia Fiji South AfricaEthiopia Niger Somalia Eritrea Liberia Pakistan Timor-Leste

  9. A Novel Comprehensive Database for Arabic Off-Line Handwriting Recognition

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    Suen, Ching Y.

    such as Algeria, Bahrain, The Comoros, Chad, Egypt, Eritrea, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco

  10. Equatorial Guinea: Energy Resources | Open Energy Information

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    by building new gas-fired power stations and investing in the construction of new dams.Work is ongoing on the Djibloho hydroelectric plant project on the Wele River near...

  11. Guinea: Energy Resources | Open Energy Information

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    Total installed electricity capacity (2008): 331 MWThermal: 62.8%Hydro: 37.2%Total primary energy supply (2008): 4,275 ktoeBiomass: 89%Hydrocarbon Fuels: 10 %Hydroelectric:...

  12. An Overview of World Tropical Hardwood Resources, Forest Products Trade and Environmental Issues

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    , Comoros, Congo, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea

  13. A restoration plan for the Fly River, Papua New Guinea

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    Swanson, Kathleen

    2003-01-01

    Design and Evaluation of tailings dams. EPA530-R-94- 038.Kehdingen, 2001). Figure 7. Tailings dam construction overand multiple hillside tailings dam configurations (EPA

  14. An inhalation model of acute Q fever in guinea pigs 

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    Russell-Lodrigue, Kasi Elizabeth

    2009-05-15

    similar pathologic responses. Heterologous protection was confirmed by cross vaccination and challenge with RSA493 and Q217. A marked non-specific suppression of lymphoproliferation was noted at 14 and 28 days post infection with RSA493; similar...

  15. Guinea-Bissau: Energy Resources | Open Energy Information

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  16. Papua New Guinea Geothermal Region | Open Energy Information

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  17. U.S. LNG Imports from Equatorial Guinea

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    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Google Bookmark EERE: AlternativeMonthly","10/2015"Monthly","10/2015"Separation, Proved Reserves(Million Barrels) Reserves5-2015 Liquefied Natural

  18. Guinea-Bissau: Energy Resources | Open Energy Information

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    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Google Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on QA:QA J-E-1 SECTION J APPENDIXsource History View NewGuam: Energy Resources Jump to: navigation,Low

  19. Papua New Guinea: Energy Resources | Open Energy Information

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  20. U.S. LNG Imports from Equatorial Guinea

    U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home PageMonthly","10/2015"4,"Ames5 Tables July 1996 Energy Information Administration Office of Coal,Demand Module of the NationalSales (Million2007-2014 Liquefied Natural Gas

  1. Africa Aerosol Optical Depth Obtained From MISR

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    Frank, Thomas D.

    Faso Cameroon Equatorial Guinea Gambia, The Ghana Guinea Guinea-Bissau Ivory Coast Liberia Mali Cameroon Equatorial Guinea Gambia, The Ghana Guinea Guinea-Bissau Ivory Coast Liberia Mali Mauritania

  2. Is there an association between PEPFAR funding and improvement in national health indicators in Africa? A retrospective study

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    Duber, Herbert C; Coates, Thomas J; Szekeras, Greg; Kaji, Amy H; Lewis, Roger J

    2010-01-01

    Guinea-Bissau, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali,Guinea Guinea-Bissau Lesotho Liberia Madagascar Malawi Mali

  3. Ultrahigh resolution soft x-ray emission spectrometer at BL07LSU in Yoshihisa Harada, Masaki Kobayashi, Hideharu Niwa, Yasunori Senba, Haruhiko Ohashi et al.

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    Miyashita, Yasushi

    for probing the electronic states of a wide range of mate- rials such as wide gap insulators, superconductors

  4. international enrollment report

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    Gerber, Leah R.

    Cameroon 3 Côte d'lvoire 2 Comoros 1 Egypt 9 Eritrea 1 Ethiopia 2 Gambia 1 Ghana 1 Kenya 12 Libya 6 Malawi

  5. International Projects: Education Grant value over $250,000

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    , Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia

  6. The More Things Stay the Same the More They Change : : Measuring Changing Levels of Human Rights Using Computational Methods

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    Fariss, Christopher J.

    ANGOLA EQUATORIAL GUINEA COMOROS BHUTAN ZIMBABWE MALDIVESINDONESIA FIJI SAMOA PAKISTAN COMOROS PAPUA NEW GUINEA OMAN

  7. WHO Report on the Global Tobacco Epidemic 2011: Warning about the dangers of tobacco

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    WHO

    2011-01-01

    Guinea-Bissau Kenya Lesotho Liberia Madagascar Malawi MaliGuinea-Bissau » Kenya Lesotho Liberia Madagascar Malawi MaliGuinea-Bissau Kenya Lesotho Liberia Madagascar Malawi Mali

  8. Fall 1990 Academic Calendar April 2-30 (Monday-Monday)

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    Mojzsis, Stephen J.

    .m. to 4:00 p.m., in the UMC Ballroom. On Tuesday; October 30, mat~rials will. be available from 4:3.0 p

  9. Investigation of Spin-Based Phenomena in Candidate Spintronic Materials by Molecular Beam Epitaxy

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    Swartz, Adrian

    2013-01-01

    Phenomena in Candidate Spintronic Materials by MolecularPhenomena in Candidate Spintronic Materials by Molecularmolecules) and candidate spintronic mate- rials (i.e. GaAs,

  10. Flexible Hybrid Friction Stir Joining Technology

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    technology. FSW eliminates the need for expensive and labor intensive pre- and post- weld heat treatments, and reduces mate- rial use. Applications in Our Nation's Industry...

  11. Numerical modeling and experimental validation of dynamic fracture events along weak planes

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    Huerta, Antonio

    ], metallic materials [32], ceramic mate- rials [5], bimaterial systems in polymer matrix composites [35], metal matrix com- posites [10], fiber reinforced plastic composites [9, 16], concrete [29], functionally

  12. The growth of New Guinea impatiens with controlled-release fertilizer in a recirculating subirrigation system 

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    Richards, Daphne Ladean

    1999-01-01

    the effects of CRF prill removal from growing media prior to extraction for EC and pH. CRF drills were either removed or not, prior to extraction of the media. No significant differences in EC or pH were found between pots which had drills removed and those...

  13. Nature Macmillan Publishers Ltd 1997 Sir --Garcia-Guinea and Huascar1

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    Michalet, Xavier

    of the intense mining activity of the area. (There are more than 2,000 mining pits and 230 tailing dams and dumps of ecotoxic pollution of a coastal environment by mine tailings. The waste from mining operations ), and cause an accumulation of mining tailings and industrial waste. The most recent Unesco Science World

  14. Chapter 3: Searching for Guinea Pig B: Case Study in Online Research

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    Allan, Vicki H.

    .com provide quick introduction to material · Primary sources give us most accurate specific information to gather identifying information (possibly from another source) for a more effective, focused search 3 that ­ Different sources differ in the quality of information 1-4 Copyright © 2008 Pearson Education, Inc

  15. Recognition and Strangeness in Marine Environmental Encounters on New Guinea's Far Western Coast /

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    Parker, Ian Nicholas

    2013-01-01

    Global Environmental Change 16:253-267. Folke, Carl, Thomas Hahn, Per Olsson, and Jon Norberg 2005 Adaptive governance

  16. Nutritional Dimorphism in New Guinea Dioecious Figs George D. Weiblen1

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    Weiblen, George D

    and female sexual functions, termed gall figs and seed figs, on separate trees. In dioecious figs wasps enter the flower-filled receptacle through a small opening at the apex. In exchange pollen from male flowers before flight and the search for receptive figs in which to oviposit, pollinate

  17. Offshore work: Oil, modularity, and the how of capitalism in Equatorial Guinea

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    APPEL, HANNAH

    2012-01-01

    In Nigeria people steal oil. We don’t have that. It’s clean.Appel, Hannah 2011 Futures: Oil and the Making of ModularityWalls and White Elephants: Oil Extraction, Responsibility,

  18. Offshore work: Oil, modularity, and the how of capitalism in Equatorial Guinea

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    APPEL, HANNAH

    2012-01-01

    storage, and offloading vessel (FPSO). With the productionhundreds of yards away, the FPSO was illuminated by its ownwould pull alongside the FPSO and leave with one million

  19. Abstract We examined dopaminergic neurons in the guinea pig retina; antisera against tyrosine hydroxylase

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    Grzywacz, Norberto

    hydroxylase (TH), dopamine -hydroxylase (DBH), phenylethanol- amine N-methyltransferase (PNMT hydroxyl- ase (TH), the rate-limiting enzyme for catecholamine synthesis, because norepinephrine

  20. Offshore work: Oil, modularity, and the how of capitalism in Equatorial Guinea

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    APPEL, HANNAH

    2012-01-01

    Zones of Exclusion: Offshore Extraction, the Contestation ofsubsea to market—as “offshore. ” T AMERICAN ETHNOLOGIST,1425.2012.01389.x Offshore work American Ethnologist Figure

  1. Beyond the resource curse : mineral resources and development in Guinea-Conakry

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    Diallo, Thierno Amadou

    2015-01-01

    Natural resource endowments are no guarantee of socioeconomic development. Many developing countries are rich in natural resources (minerals, oil, gas, hydropower), and yet many of their citizens remain in poverty and their ...

  2. Austronesians in Papua: Diversification and Change in South-Halmahera-West New Guinea

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    Kamholz, David

    2014-01-01

    lightning’ (R) RA: Biga ba?ni ‘fly (insect)’ (R); Fiawat benyuw ‘fly (insect)’ (R) CB: Umar bar ‘ball’ (

  3. Growth of New Guinea impatiens under no-leach drip irrigation 

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    Pannkuk, Timothy Richard

    1995-01-01

    -P-K). This was done to determine the feasibility of growing this crop in a no leach system and to determine an optimal fertility rate. The experiment was conducted twice (winter and fall). In both experiments, the leached treatments had significantly larger fresh...

  4. Predicted velocity and density structure of the exhuming Papua New Guinea ultrahighpressure terrane

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    Hacker, Bradley R.

    Sarah J. Brownlee,1 Bradley R. Hacker,1 Matthew Salisbury,2 Gareth Seward,3 Timothy A. Little,4 Suzanne: Brownlee, S. J., B. R. Hacker, M. Salisbury, G. Seward, T. A. Little, S. L. Baldwin, and G. A. Abers (2011 ultrahighpressure (UHP) terranes are exhumed [Hacker and Peacock, 1995] has been a principal scientific goal ever

  5. 3 2 Institut de recherche pour le dveloppement < Investigacin sobre la enfermedad del sueo/Guinea

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    llevadas a cabo a nivel institucional. Cuatro programas de Fondos de solidaridad prioritaria confirman esta contribución de los científicos a la enseñanza superior progresa de manera constante desde hace varios años medios puestos a su disposición para valorizar sus trabajos de investigación (registros de patente

  6. Offshore work: Oil, modularity, and the how of capitalism in Equatorial Guinea

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    APPEL, HANNAH

    2012-01-01

    the production process—subsea to market—as “offshore. ” Tone million barrels. From subsea hydrocarbon deposit to theand marketization of subsea hydrocarbon deposits to proceed

  7. Offshore work: Oil, modularity, and the how of capitalism in Equatorial Guinea

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    APPEL, HANNAH

    2012-01-01

    for example, Chinese investment or national oil companies,and investments intended to generate speculative profit in short-term spot markets are not easily separable in the oil

  8. Walls and white elephants: Oil extraction, responsibility, and infrastructural violence in Equatorial Guinea

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    Appel, HC

    2012-01-01

    extent to which oil’s enclaved investment can be ‘tightlyand foment ‘social investment’ of oil monies has intensi?edresponsibility for the investment of oil monies, but also o?

  9. The response of New Guinea impatiens to varying salinity levels in a subirrigation system 

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    Todd, Nancy Morgan

    1996-01-01

    Subirrigation is an alternative irrigation method for greenhouse crops. Lack of leaching poses the problem of high salt buildup in the root zone. The objective of this study was to determine the effects of saline irrigation water on a greenhouse...

  10. Multi-Dimensional Service Compositions L. Baresi, E. Di Nitto. and S. Guinea

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    Dustdar, Schahram

    software appli- cations: the Software as a Service paradigm and the idea of the Internet of Things: the Software as a Service paradigm and the idea of the Internet of Things. Software as a Service enables- ample AMI-C [1] and AUTOSAR [9] in the automotive in- dustry. The Internet of Things includes a number

  11. NATURE METHODS | VOL.2 NO.10 | OCTOBER 2005 | 721 Of guinea pigs and men

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    Cai, Long

    and companies. To combat this problem, the United Kingdom passed laws making it easier to prosecute animal that included threats, explosives and the theft of a dead family member's remains.Such terrorist actionsandtheir sympathy, they have been successful at forcing individuals and companies to accede to their demands

  12. Papua New Guinea Improved Energy Access for Rural Communities | Open Energy

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  13. Papua New Guinea-Pilot Program for Climate Resilience (PPCR) | Open Energy

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  14. ,"U.S. Liquefied Natural Gas Imports From Equatorial Guinea (MMcf)"

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  15. ,"U.S. Liquefied Natural Gas Imports From Equatorial Guinea (MMcf)"

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  5. Visa Students by Country of Citizenship -November 2013 Region Undergraduate Graduate Total

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    Togo 0 0 0 272 7 279 Burundi 8 1 9 Comoros 0 0 0 Djibouti 2 0 2 Eritrea 6 1 7 Ethiopia 11 1 12 Kenya 23

  6. Allgemeine Verwaltungsvorschrift ber die Neufestsetzung der

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    Lübeck, Universität zu

    120 Australien - Canberra 48 158 - Sydney 49 186 -im Übrigen 46 133 Sahrain 30 70 Bangladesch 25 75 Dominica 33 94 Dominikanische Republik 25 100 Dschibuti 40 160 Ecuador 32 55 EI Salvador 38 75 Eritrea 25

  7. Deformation zone `jumps' in a young convergent setting; the Lengguru fold-and-thrust belt, New Guinea Island

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    Nicolas, Chamot-Rooke

    Deformation zone `jumps' in a young convergent setting; the Lengguru fold-and-thrust belt, New The Lengguru fold-and-thrust belt in West Papua (Indonesia) has all the characteristics of a young orogen buttress. The construction of these two wedges is younger than 11 Myr. The structures of the Lengguru belt

  8. Alternating seismic uplift and subsidence in the late Holocene at Madang, Papaua New Guinea: Evidence from raised reefs

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    Tudhope, A. W.; Buddemeier, Robert W.; Chilcott, C. P.; Berryman, K. R.; Fautin, Daphne G.; Jebb, M.; Lipps, J. H.; Pearce, R. G.; Scoffin, T. P.; Shimmield, G. B.

    2000-06-10

    are interpreted as reflecting alternating tectonic uplift and subsidence. Furthermore, the detailed structure and age relationships of the coral deposits indicate that both uplift and subsidence occurred rapidly, most probably as coseismic events with vertical...

  9. The role of CCL5 (RANTES) in the immune response against Mycobacterium tuberculosis in the guinea pig 

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    Skwor, Troy Arthur

    2005-02-17

    Page 1 Ranking of Tuberculous Pleurisy Post-4 Days Induction...................................105 2 Primers Used for Real-time PCR ........................................................................117 3 Scoring of Granulomas 4... for the host phagocytes to release cytokines favoring the differentiation of CD4+ T helper cells into Th1 effector cells. The production of IL-12, IL-18, and IL-23 are pivotal in this step. These cytokines induce naive and memory T lymphocytes to release...

  10. Micronesica 37(1):57-68, 2004 Field Response of Guam Populations of the New Guinea Sugarcane

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    Reddy, Gadi VP

    (Areca catechu L.), coconut palm (Cocos nucifera L.) and sugarcane (Saccharum officinarum L). The most affected plants are coconut, betel nut, champagne palm (Hyophorbe lagenicaulis (Bailey), pritchardia palm

  11. The effects of protein deprivation on alveolar immunity in BCG-vaccinated and non-vaccinated guinea pigs 

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    Kimball, Milton Scott

    1984-01-01

    Il OOH'IHOI Ie ~ I 52 CHOW Ie I) . 11140 j$ . 110ee . 10041 ONOO 04040 2 4 WEEKS POST CNALLENCE Figure 15. Ef'feet of' Diet on Rate of' Phagocytosis 36 oaa LEOEHO EKI v~ R HHO-vaoo . aaaa '? . aaa ~ , Oooo 2 4 WEEKS POST CHALLENGE...

  12. A Bibliographic Memorial to Amilcar Cabral: Selected Survey of Resources on the Struggle in Guinea-Bissau

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    Kornegay, Francis Jr. A.

    1973-01-01

    October 1971 , pp. 385-394. CABRAL, AMILCAR. A Brief Report126. Interview with Cabral. ----. "Guin6e: le pouvoir desa memoriaL to Ami.Lcar CabraL (L920-L973), what foL - lows

  13. The metrics and correlates of physician migration from Africa

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    Arah, OA

    2007-01-01

    South Africa Kenya Ghana Liberia Gambia Ghana EthiopiaEgypt South Africa Ghana Liberia Cape Verde Algeria MoroccoGuinea-Bissau Angola Liberia Equatorial Guinea Mauritius São

  14. Middletown, Connecticut 06459 Ebola Travel Advisory

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    Thomas, Ellen

    community to refrain from nonessential travel to Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone returning to the state from Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone. It is important

  15. Multiscale thermoelastic analysis of random heterogeneous materials Part I: Microstructure characterization and homogenization of material properties

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    Vel, Senthil

    characterization and homogenization of material properties Senthil S. Vel *, Andrew J. Goupee Department materials with random microstructure and understanding their thermomechanical properties. Realistic random mate- rial properties computed using the asymptotic expansion homogenization (AEH) method. The material

  16. Bagasse Pretreated with Hot Water 921 Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology Vols. 98100, 2002

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    California at Riverside, University of

    .Addingligninto Solka Floc delayed enzyme production, suggesting that lignin or other mate- rials in the lignin solids/substrates currently employed commercially for limited high- value specialty markets, would significantly reduce

  17. Differentially Private Billing with Rebates George Danezis1

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    International Association for Cryptologic Research (IACR)

    Differentially Private Billing with Rebates George Danezis1 , Markulf Kohlweiss1 , and Alfredo Rial they require and even get a rebate for the additional funds they used to protect their privacy. Throughout

  18. A682 Journal of The Electrochemical Society, 161 (5) A682-A692 (2014) 0013-4651/2014/161(5)/A682/11/$31.00 The Electrochemical Society

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    Subramanian, Venkat

    2014-01-01

    on novel energy storage mate- rials of which a significant fraction is dedicated to developing insertion with materials like silicon (theoretical storage capacity of 4200 mAh/g). While materials such as silicon and tin

  19. Profiling the Thermoelectric Power of Semiconductor Junctions with

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    components or hazardous working fluids. Developing new thermoelectric mate- rials with high figures of merit S is governed by local carrier statistics, SThEM allows us to profile precise elec- tronic junction locations

  20. Facile synthesis, characterization, and antimicrobial activity of cellulosechitosanhydroxyapatite composite material: A potential

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    Reid, Scott A.

    . These limitations can be overcome by blending HAp with organic components thereby mimick- ing the extracellular component of teeth and bones has received considerable attention as suitable mate- rial for bone tissue

  1. Intelligent Power Assist Algorithms for Electric Bicycles

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    Fan, Xuan

    2010-01-01

    ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, 5(1):3–11, March 2000. [A new servo method in mechatronics. Transaction of JapaneseAdvanced motion control in mechatronics - a tuto- rial. In

  2. Desde as salas de operao s compras no supermercado, novos mecanismos

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    Instituto de Sistemas e Robotica

    tornozelo de pessoas com mobilidade reduzida. O aparelho funciona com um pequeno motor, que impulsiona. #12;Isolante multiiisos A principal utilização deste mate- rial inovador é o isolamento térmico, visto

  3. MATERIALS AND MOLECULAR RESEARCH DIVISION Annual Report 1977.

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    Authors, Various

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    of Fe-Cr--Al Alloys in Coal Gasifier Operating Environments,Corrosion of Metals in Coal Gasifier Environments, NACEstain- less steel in a coal gasifier are a mate- rial that

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    Massachusetts at Lowell, University of

    -Bissau Maldives Papua New Guinea Swaziland Anguilla Colombia Guyana Mali Paraguay Tajikistan Argentina Comoros

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    Massachusetts at Lowell, University of

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  6. Instituto de Ciencias del Patrimonio MEMORIA 2012/13

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    Fitze, Patrick

    Salnés), Guinea, Etiopía, Mongolia, Uruguay y Chile. La estrategia común del Incipit se articula a través

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    McGraw, Kevin J.

    : Strong Quake Strikes Papua New Guinea, No Damage BELGIUM: Airlines, US Cool to EU Emissions Trading

  8. Georgia Water Resources Institute Annual Technical Report

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    (Burundi, Congo, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda) and is used-Fired Power Plants in the Chattahoochee-Apalachicola (ACF) & Etowah-Coosa (ACT) Rivers Basic Information Title: Toxic Metalloid (As, Se, Sb) Enrichment from Coal-Fired Power Plants in the Chattahoochee

  9. Effects of protein or zinc deficiency on cellular immunity in vaccinated and non-vaccinated guinea pigs with experimentally induced pulmonary listeriosis 

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    Coghlan, Lezlee Helaine Graham

    1984-01-01

    values Diet Interval A PCV(X) Interval 8 PCV(X) LZ-V LZ-NV LP-V LP-NV 29. 883. 4 26. 1-2. 0 23. 722. 6* 27. 7?2. 5 31. 1?2. 4 29. 5-3. 0 23. 3?1. 3*, ? 30. 4-2. 4 C-V C-NV 30. 8-2. 0 28. 9?2. 4 31. 6-1. 3 29. 3-2. 0 Asterisk indicates a.../gram liver tissue Diet Interval A Interval 8 LZ-V LZ-NV LP-V LP-NV C-V C-NV 2. 08t0. 5 2. 21-0. 4 1. 72-0. 4 2. 40+-0. 8 2. 11t0. 9 2. 74+-0. 4 2. 28t0. 5 2. 22t0. 5 1. 90+-0. 5 3. 04-0. 8 2. 40t0. 6 2. 40=0. 5 Mean tSEM of 5-7 observations...

  10. ,"Price of U.S. Liquefied Natural Gas Imports From Equatorial Guinea (Dollars per Thousand Cubic Feet)"

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  12. To: RIT Community From: Provost Jeremy Haefner and Sandra Johnson, Senior Vice President for

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    Salvaggio, Carl

    (Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia and Nigeria). While there is no current cause for concern on our campus nonessential travel to Sierra Leone, Guinea, and Liberia because of the unprecedented outbreak. Please see CDC

  13. EBOLA VIRUS DISEASE INFORMATION FOR NIH CLINICAL CENTER STAFF*

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    Shen, Jun

    in humans. The outbreak in 2014 in Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia is the largest in history and is by far. The outbreak began in Guinea in December 2013 then spread to Liberia and Sierra Leone. A much smaller cluste

  14. Health and Wellness Services PO Box 642302, Pullman, WA 99164-2302

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    (Liberia, Sierra Leone, Nigeria, and Guinea) and the recent case of the traveler from Liberia presenting to Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, and Sierra Leone. The IDRT will continue to monitor the evolving situation

  15. The `Out-of-Africa' hypothesis Peter McCullagh

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    McCullagh, Peter

    The `Out-of-Africa' hypothesis Peter McCullagh Department of Statistics University of Chicago South DJIBOUTI KENYA COMOROS SEYCHELLES MOZA M B IQUE MADAGASC A R ANGOLA ALGERIA SENEGAL GUINEA-BISSAU GUINEA

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    in Liberia in March 2009 (p.16) ­ a challenging construction of a bridge! Theatre "Touchatout" in Guinea

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    to be successfully controlled in Liberia, Guinea, and Sierra Leone. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

  18. Red List Category Number of species Extinct (EX) 0

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    Andreone, Franco

    , and the Comoros; the Gulf of Guinea islands (Bioko, Príncipe, São Tomé and Pagalu); Socotra; and the Cape Verde

  19. Report on Education and Awareness Activities to improve the protection of wild chimpanzees and their habitat in West Africa,

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    and forests in Liberia (Sapo and Grebo), and in the mining concession of GAC in Guinea. Main activities 30 villages in front of over 25.000 spectators in Côte d'Ivoire, Liberia and Guinea during the year for the films in Côte d'Ivoire, Liberia and Guinea (Table 1). Table 1. Number of villages and spectators

  20. To: All Program Directors Re: CDC recommendation regarding community members who have recently

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    Chapman, Michael S.

    in West Africa currently affected by Ebola virus. The countries are Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone. Important message for students and postdocs: If you have recently traveled through/from Guinea, Liberia/through Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone, or Nigeria within the past 21 days we ask that you contact JBT at 503

  1. August 18, 2014 Dear Members of the Tufts Community

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    Dennett, Daniel

    of Ebola hemorrhagic fever in several West African countries--currently Liberia, Sierra Leone, Guinea of developing the disease. Nevertheless, if you have been in Sierra Leone, Guinea, Liberia or Nigeria The CDC has issued a warning advising against all non-essential travel to Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia

  2. Cytochrome c maturation system on the negative side of bioenergetic membranes: CCB or System IV

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    MINIREVIEW Cytochrome c maturation system on the negative side of bioenergetic membranes: CCB versions (i.e. Systems I­III) are found on the positive side of bioenergetic mem- branes in different on the positive (or p) side of bioenergetic membranes (bacte- rial periplasm, chloroplast lumen and mitochondrial

  3. JOURNAL DE PHYSIQUE Colloque C9, supplkment au n012, Tome 44, d6cembre 1983 page C9-645

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    Boyer, Edmond

    , 38041 Grenoble Cedex, France ateria rials Science Branch, Atomic Energy of Canada, Research Company development of a s p e c i f i c model of the Snoek-KGster (S-K) relaxation (1,3) has led t o renewed i n t e required f o r experimentation. Article published online by EDP Sciences and available at http

  4. Mid-American Review of Sociology, Volume 6, Number 2 (WINTER, 1981): Book Review

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    Akard, Patrick J.

    1981-01-01

    are indi­ genous, it is in the worker, who wants to earn as much as his strength will allow, and to be as unrestrained as possible (p. 20). completely dominated by the spirit of competition and mat~rial acquisitiveness. This was seen as part of a. general...

  5. 264 Chapter 4 Applications of Impedance Spectroscopy London (1979-1984) and the Fuel Cells Group, Materials Research Department,

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    Macdonald, James Ross

    displays, energy storage in capacitors, sensors, and even bionics. Because the electrical response of ionic have usually been investigated by analyzing the frequency response of the mate rial over a wide range RESPONSE OF HIGH RESISTIVITY IONIC AND DIELECTRIC SOLID MATERIALS BY IMMITTANCE SPECTROSCOPY J. Ross

  6. Leading Edge Bacterial Genomics and Pathogen Evolution

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    Mekalanos, John

    Leading Edge Review Bacterial Genomics and Pathogen Evolution David M. Raskin,1 Rekha Seshadri,2 Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA 2 The Institute for Genomic Research, 9712 Medical Center Drive.02.002 The availability of hundreds of bacterial genome sequences has altered the study of bacte- rial pathogenesis

  7. NUCLEAR INSTRUMENTS AND METHODS 147 (1977) 79-81 NORTH-HOLLAND PUBLISHING CO. REAL-TIME AUTOMATIC EVALUATION OF SOLID STATE NUCLEAR TRACK DETECTORS

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    Rodenacker, Karsten

    1977-01-01

    NUCLEAR INSTRUMENTS AND METHODS 147 (1977) 79-81 © NORTH-HOLLAND PUBLISHING CO. REAL-TIME AUTOMATIC geometrical features is necessary. In all these cases, one should like to have available an automatic system with this instrument are sen- sitive to the reproducibility of the detector mate- rial and of environmental and etching

  8. BNL has always been a leader in the world of superconducting

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    the Bulletin BNL has always been a leader in the world of superconducting magnets, which) (-452o Farenheit) become superconducting, that is, lose essentially all resistance to electricity superconducting at higher temperatures. These mate- rials can operate at the relatively high temperature of 77 K

  9. Thermal Analysis of Novel Underfill Materials with Optimum Processing Characteristics

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    Harmon, Julie P.

    - date the morphology of these composites. © 2005 Wiley Peri- odicals, Inc. J Appl Polym Sci 98: 1300 chip. Polymers are thermally insulating mate- rials; the thermal conductivity of a typical polymer the compos- ite thermal conductivity up to 32.5 W/m K at the maximum filler loading of 78 vol %. Polymer

  10. Laser doping for ohmic contacts in n-type Ge F. Chiodi,1,

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    Shepelyansky, Dima

    contact resistance is the dominant contribution to the total contact resistance. Introduction ­ Cryogenic. However, to further improve the qual- ity of the detection, a close by cryogenic electronics is needed- atures due to the carriers freeze-out, so that new mate- rials need to be explored. Germanium JFET

  11. Predicting Operator Capacity for Supervisory Control of Multiple UAVs

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    Cummings, Mary "Missy"

    Predicting Operator Capacity for Supervisory Control of Multiple UAVs M.L. Cummings, C. E. Nehme, J, uninhabited (also known as unmanned) ae- rial vehicles (UAVs) have become indispensable assets to militarized forces. UAVs require human guidance to varying degrees and often through several operators. However

  12. Highly efficient carbon dioxide capture with a porous organic polymer impregnated with

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    Paik Suh, Myunghyun

    Highly efficient carbon dioxide capture with a porous organic polymer impregnated environmental crises such as global warming and ocean acidication, efficient carbon dioxide (CO2) capture As CO2 capture mate- rials, numerous solid adsorbents such as silica5 and carbon materials,6 metal

  13. Mitigating Climate Change with Managed Forests: Balancing Expectations,

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    Keeton, William S.

    Climate Action Registry, and Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative), some managed forest projects may prove under the Clean Development Mechanism of the Kyoto Protocol may be placing this approach in jeopardy and biomass energy) and di- rect substitution for more energy-intensive building mate- rials (e.g., concrete

  14. Removing Shading Distortions in Camera-based Document Images Using Inpainting and Surface Fitting With Radial Basis Functions

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    Tan, Chew Lim

    . In partic- ular, when capturing documents of non-planar geometric shapes, we often receive images containing to identify the words correctly and in the right sequence. To obtain a good recognition rate, it is necessary to correct both distortions on images of warped art mate- rials [3]. The method produces good results

  15. A Language for Biochemical Systems: Design and Formal Specification

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    Plotkin, Gordon

    and regulatory networks in terms of reactions between modified complexes, occurring concurrently inside semantical objects. Examples of such structures for the specific cases of Petri nets, coloured Petri nets, subtyping, combinato- rial explosion, nondeterminism, Petri nets, coloured Petri nets, ordinary differential

  16. Fusion Engineering and Design 85 (2010) 11291132 Contents lists available at ScienceDirect

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    Abdou, Mohamed

    2010-01-01

    ]. With the use of reduced activation ferritic/martensitic (RAF/M) steel as the structural mate- rial, we-performance DEMO blanket design with a projected thermal efficiency of >40%. Reduced activation ferritic/martensitic (RAF/M) steel is used as the structural material. Helium is used to cool the first wall and blanket

  17. SPE-139032-PP Field Development Strategies for Bakken Shale Formation

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    Mohaghegh, Shahab

    rial doe s n ot n ece ssa ri ly refle ct a n y po sitio n of th e So ciet y o f Pet role um E ngine ers was generated, history matched and economical analysis for some proposed new wells is performed. Introduction

  18. In the July 2011 PE magazine article "Why We Need Rational Selection of Energy Projects," the author stated that "photovoltaic

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    ," the author stated that "photovoltaic electricity generation cannot be an energy source for the future" because photovoltaics require more energy than they produce (during their lifetime), thus their "Energy Payback Times The life cycle of photovoltaics starts from the extraction of raw mate- rials (cradle

  19. 2010 WILEY-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim p s scurrent topics in solid state physics

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    Schmidt, Wolf Gero

    example. The mate- rial can be used for efficient and low-cost solar cells [5], that in comparison from EPR measurements, cannot be extracted from experimental data alone. For an identificationN bulk material [2­4]. For surfaces, however, theoretical data obtained by first principle calculation

  20. In-flight thermal control of molten metal droplet streams B. Matthew Michaelis *, Derek Dunn-Rankin, Robert F. Smith Jr., James E. Bobrow

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    Bobrow, James E.

    with previously deposited mate- rial, new droplets should arrive with enough thermal energy to re-melt a thinIn-flight thermal control of molten metal droplet streams B. Matthew Michaelis *, Derek Dunn Available online 19 June 2007 Abstract Precision droplet manufacturing (PDM) is a process that builds

  1. 188 MRS BULLETIN VOLUME 31 MARCH 2006 Introduction

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    Wu, Zhigang

    electrical energy. Thus, the development of higher-performance TE materials is becoming ever more im- portant-performance TE materials, either completely new mate- rials or through more ingenious materials engineering by the need for more effi- cient materials for electronic refrigeration and power generation.1,2 Some

  2. An Economic Analysis of Industrial Absorption Heat Pumps 

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    Kaplan, S. I.; Huntley, W. R.; Perez-Blanco, H.

    1985-01-01

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    2008-01-01

    Romania Russia Chapter 7, Imports and Exports Exports Coke2] (t) Exports Imports Qatar Romania Russia Rwanda St.Exports Imports Papua New Guinea Paraguay Peru Philippines Poland Portugal Qatar Romania Russia

  11. PROC. ENTOMOL. SOC. WASH. 108(4), 2006, pp. 1002-1004

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    Clayton, Dale H.

    m. All ticks been deposited in the USNTC as acces- were shipped in 70% ethanol to RGR, sion RML Australia: Queensland, Archbold Expedition, Iron Range AMNH Casuarius Papua New Guinea: F. Klekham casuarius

  12. Workbook Contents

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    Natural Gas Imports From Canada (MMcf)","U.S. Liquefied Natural Gas Imports From Egypt (MMcf)","U.S. Liquefied Natural Gas Imports From Equatorial Guinea (MMcf)","U.S....

  13. Toward the African Cinema

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    Minot, Gilbert

    1983-01-01

    TOWARD THE AFRICAN CINEMA* By Gilbert Minot Guinea gainedAfrica to devise a national cinema policy. So we created, ascontact with the different cinemas in Africa. For in-

  14. DOE - Fossil Energy:

    Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

    6 Docket No. Date Filed CTY Application LinkCompany Ord. No. FE06-06-LNG 010906 Republic of Equatorial Guinea BG LNG Services, LLC 2288 FE06-05-LNG 010606 Arab Republic of...

  15. Carving the spirits of the wood: an enquiry into Trobriand materialisations

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    Jarillo de la Torre, Sergio

    2013-10-08

    , Papua New Guinea. The dissertation analyses previously overlooked material expressions in the form of woodcarvings for sale (tokwalu) to outsiders. Throughout the thesis, I demonstrate how Trobrianders conceive tokwalu as symbolic and material...

  16. Three Essays On Agricultural and Forestry Offsets In Climate Change Mitigation 

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    Feng, Siyi

    2012-07-16

    , New Caledonia, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Vanuatu 17 RCAM Antigua Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras...

  17. What We Know About Coyotillo 

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    Lyons, Robert K.; Machen, Richard V.

    2000-05-16

    Coyotillo is a toxic plant that has poisoned people, cattle, sheep, goats, guinea pigs, horses, swine and chickens. This publication describes the plant, lists symptoms of livestock poisoning and discusses preventive measures....

  18. ,"U.S. Crude Oil Imports"

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    Imports from Denmark of Crude Oil (Thousand Barrels per Day)","U.S. Imports from Egypt of Crude Oil (Thousand Barrels per Day)","U.S. Imports from Equatorial Guinea of Crude...

  19. U.S. Crude Oil Imports

    U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

    (Brazzaville) 24 8 13 20 12 15 1993-2015 Congo (Kinshasa) 1993-2013 Denmark 1997-2004 Egypt 17 1993-2015 Equatorial Guinea 1996-2014 Estonia 1999-1999 Gabon 4 18 1993-2015...

  20. ,"U.S. Crude Oil Imports"

    U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

    Imports from Denmark of Crude Oil (Thousand Barrels)","U.S. Imports from Egypt of Crude Oil (Thousand Barrels)","U.S. Imports from Equatorial Guinea of Crude Oil...

  1. The influence of diet and vaccination on thymus-dependent (T) lymphocytes in experimental pulmonary tuberculosis 

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    Bartow, Rebecca Ann

    1986-01-01

    PPD-induced blastogenesis in vitro of peripheral blood lymphocytes obtained from BCG vaccinated (VACC) and non-vaccinated (NV) guinea pigs at weekly intervals following pulmonary challenge with virulent mycobacteria Proliferative response in vitro... to Concanavalin A of peripheral blood lymphocytes isolated from BCG vaccinated (VACC) and non-vaccinated (NV) guinea pigs at weekly intervals following pulmonary challenge with virulent mycobacteria. . . . . . 44 I. ymphoproliferation in vitro to PPD of spleno...

  2. Supplement 24, Part 5, Parasite-Subject Catalogue, Parasites: Arthropoda and Miscellaneous Phyla 

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    Edwards, Shirley J.; Hood, Martha W.; Shaw, Judith H.; Rayburn, Jane D.; Kirby, Margie D.; Hanfman, Deborah T.; Zidar, Judith A.

    1982-01-01

    , 1897, H. dentipalpis Warburton ? Nuttall, 1909) (Burma, Viverra t_. tangalunga; Pahang, Negri Sembilan, North Borneo, Felis bengalensis tingia; Pahang, F. pardus fusca; Negri Sembilan, Paradoxurus hermaphroditus philippinensis; North Borneo...-99 (Dorcopsis sp. ; Merauke (Dutch New Guinea) ) Zwart, D., (1959C), 812-831 (wallaby; Dutch New Guinea) Haemaphysalis bandicota Hoogstraal, H. & Kohls, G, ?. , (1965A), 460-466 (Bandicota spp. ; Taiwan, Thailand and Burma) Haemaphysalis bartelsi Schulze...

  3. Mechanical fluctuations suppress the threshold of soft-glassy solids : the secular drift scenario

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    Adeline Pons; Axelle Amon; Thierry Darnige; Jérôme Crassous; Eric Clément

    2015-09-01

    We propose a dynamical mechanism leading to the fluidization of soft-glassy amorphous mate-rial driven below the yield-stress by external mechanical fluctuations. The model is based on the combination of memory effect and non-linearity, leading to an accumulation of tiny effects over a long-term. We test this scenario on a granular packing driven mechanically below the Coulomb threshold. We bring evidences for an effective viscous response directly related to small stress modulations in agreement with the theoretical prediction of a generic secular drift.

  4. The effect of dimethyl sulfoxide on tobacco tissue and tobacco mosaic virus multiplication 

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    Miller, Lester Lynn

    1969-01-01

    of polio-P. '. !A infectivity bv Di'ISO; however, DNSO did not erh=nce Infection by intact viruses. D!%0 failed to protect RNA from R. "IAse; his enzyme destroyed tha bio". ogical activity of polio-RNA. Cochran et al. (S) i'epo"ted that the ini...0 was applied to the plant by infusion. Orchid rials fil'. ed " ith 3 percent D"ISO were placed on freshly broken leai' Detioles at thc base of the plants. The inoculum was a purj fied pron raticn previously described and diluted to 10 3 with dis+"'l...

  5. FYI: January 7, 1971 - June 24, 1971

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    1971-01-01

    areas. Se rials Print-Out: The first copies o f the new automated serials print-out are now in Reference and Serials. About 2,000 titles are included, m.ost of which are branch library titles. Missi~: Volume 73 of the LC- NUC, 1942 -1962 Gale... cumulation (blue ) and volume 28 of the LC-NUC, 1963- 67 cumulation (green) are mi ssing from the bib- alcove. If you knov;r where the y are, please see that they are returned. GO BIG BLUE BEAT UCLA GO BIG BLUE NUMBER 1 AL L THE WAY From the Office...

  6. FYI: July 6, 1972 - December 28, 1972

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    1972-01-01

    ) 3 -week l oans , renewable without a h o ld . R enewals cannot b e made b y phone or by ITlail. Overdue ITlaterials s ubject to f ines. 4 -month loans, renewab le without a hold . A ll mate rial s subject t o recall after 3 weeks. 4 -month... of released Erne for professional development; a proposal to enlarge the ag e nda committee; and, time permitting, reports on profes sional as sociation meetings. Storage: The storage area in Spencer Research Library is now serviced by the Map Library...

  7. Independent set problems and odd-hole-preserving graph reductions 

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    Warren, Jeffrey Scott

    2009-05-15

    . Independent Set Problems For a graph G = (V;E), S V is an independent set if no vertices in S are adjacent. The maximum independent set (MIS) problem is to find an independent set of largest cardinality in a given graph. The maximum weight independent set... for determining the optimality of a best known solution of the master problem. Many have worked to solve both the MIS and MWIS problems exactly. Tech- niques include explicit enumeration of maximal independent sets [4], combinato- rial branch-and-bound [5, 6, 7, 8...

  8. Feasibility analysis/business plan for proposed residential balancing venture

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    Not Available

    1986-12-24

    To assess the feasibility of a residential balancing venture, Charles Rial and Associates determined the market potential for such a service, reviewed the efforts of the Chicago Energy Savers Fund, and interviewed engineering firms and heating and boiler contractors. Based on our findings, it was determined that a stand-alone venture that offers balancing as its only service will not reach a broad enough market to support a break-even operation, and therefore, does not represent a feasible venture opportunity. A more feasible approach would involve a joint-venture between an established heating/boiler contractor and a cbo. A summary of the findings that led to this conclusion are included.

  9. Energy conservation business opportunities in multifamily housing: Feasibility analysis/business plan for proposed residential balancing venture: (Final report)

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    Not Available

    1986-12-24

    The City of Chicago's Department of Planning and the Center for Neighborhood Technology (CNT) engaged Charles Rial and Associates (CRA) to assess the initial feasibility of an independent residential balancing service as a venture opportunity for a community-based organization (cbo). This document represents CRA's final report on the feasibility of the proposed venture. To assess the feasibility of a residential balancing venture, CRA determined the market potential for such a service, reviewed the efforts of the Chicago Energy Savers Fund, and interviewed engineering firms and heating and boiler contractors. It was determined that a stand-alone venture that offers balancing as its service will not reach a broad enough market to support a break-even operation and therefore, does not represent a feasible venture opportunity. A more feasible approach would involve a joint-venture between an established heating/boiler contractor and a cbo. A summary of the findings that led to this conclusion is provided.

  10. A comparison of the products of the hydrolysis of cottonseed meats with acid and alkali 

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    Schoch, Henry Bernard

    1939-01-01

    seat?at ef the origiael sat?rial, ~ 1. 9 yer eeet ef eaaeaia, bwt ala?et aoao ef tho owNRctie Sr?eye Redeeiag sebsteaeoo reyresoatiag seas IS to 15 per an't ?f seger were also foea4 ia iho hpdrolrsato. Orsoaberg ead Sert qaeatitativslp stadi?4 tho... rate ef hydrolysis of silh ffbroia with salfarie esi4 at a aaahor ef be?per?taros. Sydrolreis was eoayleto ia 5 hears at 150 4?g Oi asiag 5 a?real saifwrie oei4 (0) Xiehioli ead lheLiltoa, ?Tho SioehesLi ?f the dais? dsids, ?Tho Oh?a Oat?log Oe ~ y...

  11. WILD CHIMPANZEE FOUNDATION Volunteer Position

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    d'Ivoire, Guinea and Liberia. WCF has been in operation since 2000 for the conservation of chimpanzees and other biodiversity in West Africa. The WCF has worked on projects in Liberia since 2008, to support WCF activities in southeastern Liberia. Working with the Field Coordinator and WCF team, based

  12. Temporal Variations in the Effective Reproduction Number of the 2014 West Africa

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    Leone, and Liberia up to September 8, 2014, and employ novel methodology to estimate how the rate to the outbreak data. Results We find that for Liberia and Guinea, the effective reproduction number rose, rather, Liberia, and Sierra Leone announced plans to impose a military- enforced mass quarantine of entire regions

  13. Ebola Protocol Bradley University

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    Nanyes, Ollie

    in the last 21 days? 2. Have you traveled to Liberia, Sierra Leone, or Guinea in that time? 3. Do you have will be asked to move to Lovelace Hall for a period of 21 days since their return from Liberia, Sierra Leone

  14. Summary of biomonitoring activities of the Wild Chimpanzee Foundation

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    Inventories and biomonitoring activities in National Parks and Protected Forests of Côte d'Ivoire and Liberia Foundation has implemented biomonitoring programs in protected areas in Côte d'Ivoire, Liberia and Guinea Park. Inventories were conducted in the Taï area between Liberia and Côte d'Ivoire to study

  15. MODELING THE SPREAD OF EBOLA Ebola is a rare and deadly disease caused by infection with a strain of Ebola virus. The current

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    Morrow, James A.

    Liberia and Sierra Leone and Guinea to parameterize a mathematical model of Ebola. We model the course is disastrous but it can be well controlled. The three methods we developed tested across Liberia and Sierra or drug for Ebola so that we can optimize the eradication of Ebola. We use existing data from Liberia

  16. HANNAH APPEL University of California, Berkeley

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    the crude's gaseous byproducts. This vast, self-propelling, shiplike structure floated above an oil field, the production chain of Equatorial Guinea's oil was clearest to me by helicopter, far off the country's shoresHANNAH APPEL University of California, Berkeley Offshore work: Oil, modularity, and the how

  17. letters to nature 930 NATURE |VOL 411 |21 JUNE 2001 |www.nature.com

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    Taylor, Brian

    and ¯exural rotation of initially high-angle normal faults4 . The D'Entrecasteaux islands of Papua New Guinea rate (,25 mmyr-1 )5 . Here we present evidenceÐbased on isostatic modelling, geological data and heat of the palaeo-Papuan peninsula west of 1538 209 E including the D'Entrecasteaux islands and the Goodenough basin

  18. Identification of optimum potassium nutrition of greenhouse plants grown in recirculating subirrigation 

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    Blessington, Trisha R.

    2002-01-01

    of this research was to determine the optimum potassium nutrition of greenhouse plants grown in recirculating subirrigation. New Guinea impatiens 'Ovation Salmon Pink Swirl' were grown in recirculating subirrigation trays using 0 -12 mM K, with constant 1.5 mM P...

  19. Dietary alteration of the interaction between alveolar macrophages and lymphocytes in experimental tuberculosis 

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    Zhang, Xiaotong

    1996-01-01

    To study the interaction of alveolar macrophages (AM) and splenocytes (SC) and the dietary effects on the interaction of AM and SC in a guinea pig model of pulmonary tuberculosis, the ConA-induced proliferation of SC was quantified under various...

  20. HAWAII NATURAL ENERGY INSTITUTEwww.hnei.hawaii.edu Bioenergy Research

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    HAWAII NATURAL ENERGY INSTITUTEwww.hnei.hawaii.edu Bioenergy Research Hawaii Natural Energy Institute Briefing for Rear Admiral Matthew Klunder Chief of Naval Research Hawaii Natural Energy Institute University of Hawaii September 7, 2012 #12;Corn Sweet Sorghum Sugarcane Guinea Grass Banagrass Eucalyptus

  1. -Actin: disposition, quantities, and estimated effects on lung recoil and compliance

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    -Actin: disposition, quantities, and estimated effects on lung recoil and compliance E. H. OLDMIXON, Jr. -Actin: disposition, quantities, and estimated effects on lung recoil and compliance. J Appl by measuring dispo- sition and quantities of -smooth muscle actin in rat and guinea pig lungs and modeling its

  2. Mallomonas kalinae (Synurophyceae), a new species of alga from northern Bohemia, Czech Republic

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    recorded as M. cf. rasilis from Malaysia, Australia and Papua New Guinea (Dürrschmidt & Croome 1985, Vyverman & Cronberg 1993), and as M. rasilis from Australia and Central Europe (Croome & Tyler 1988 with distilled water and the cells on the fil- ter were dehydrated through a graded ethanol series. The filter

  3. CRC handbook of agricultural energy potential of developing countries. Volume I

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    Duke, J.A.

    1986-01-01

    The contents of this book are: Introduction, Argentina, Bangladesh, Benin, Bolivia, Botswana, Bourkina (Upper Volta), Brazil, Burma, Burundi, Cameroon, Chad, Chile, Columbia, Costa Rica, Djibouti, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Ethiopia, French Guiana, Gambia, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Jamaica, Appendix I. Conventional and Energetic Yields, Appendix II, Phytomass Files, and References.

  4. Field observations and theoretical studies relevant to enhanced in situ carbonation

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    similar in size are in Papua New Guinea (~ 10,000 km 2 in outcrop), New Caledonia (~ 6000 km 2 ) and along the east coast of the Adriatic Sea (several ~ 4000 km 2 massifs). Proposed exothermic self of chemical potential energy. Fyfe (1974) proposed that exothermic hydration of olivine to form the hydrous

  5. Palaeomagnetic data from a Mesozoic Philippine Sea Plate ophiolite on Obi Island, Eastern Indonesia

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    Royal Holloway, University of London

    Palaeomagnetic data from a Mesozoic Philippine Sea Plate ophiolite on Obi Island, Eastern Indonesia exposed on Obi Island, eastern Indonesia. Until the late Neogene, Obi formed part of the southern tectonic history of eastern Indonesia and northern New Guinea has been dominated by the punctuated

  6. RESEARCH ARTICLE Conservation genetics of Boelen's python (Morelia boeleni)

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    Austin, Christopher C.

    individual. All 16 wild-caught M. boeleni from Indonesia and all captive M. boeleni are genetically uniform diversity of M. boeleni used captive breeding programs in zoological parks. Keywords Indonesia Á MC1R Á mt above 1000 m and below the tree line (Brongersma 1953; O'Shea 1996). In Papua New Guinea, an independent

  7. Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 8, 243266, 2008 www.nat-hazards-earth-syst-sci.net/8/243/2008/

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    Grilli, Stéphan T.

    ) can cause devastating local tsunamis that strike without warning. There is a comprehensive data set/243/2008/ © Author(s) 2008. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons License. Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences The Papua New Guinea tsunami of 17 July 1998: anatomy of a catastrophic event D. R. Tappin1, P

  8. Proceedings of the Seventh International Workshop on Biological Control and Management of Chromolaena odorata and Mikania

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    Reddy, Gadi VP

    Pre-release research on biocontrol agents for chromolaena in South Africa 68 Costas Zachariades, Lorraine Strathie, Oona Delgado and Estianne Retief Establishment of two biocontrol agents on Chromolaena and G.V.P. Reddy Biocontrol of Chromolaena odorata in Papua New Guinea 53 Michael Day and Ingu Bofeng

  9. NEAL EDWARD BLAIR Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering,

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    Bustamante, Fabián E.

    60208 ph: (847) 491-8790 fax: (847) 491-4011 e-mail: n-blair@northwestern.edu Publications Terrestrial isotopic composition of monosodium glutamate: Biochemical pathways and product source identification. J in the Gulf of Papua deltaic complex (Papua New Guinea): net loss of terrestrial C and diagenetic

  10. C. L. Staines. 2012. Catalog of the hispines of the world (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Cassidinae). Tribe Eurispini. http://entomology.si.edu/Collections_Coleoptera-Hispines.html

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    Miller, Scott

    & Hawkeswood 1995: 151 (host plants); Staines 1997b: 416 (note); Staines & Staines 1999: 525 (Baly species list. Donckier 1899: 540 (catalog); Gestro 1907: 81 (museum list). Distribution. New Guinea. Food plant. Unknown (classification); Uhmann 1940g: 121 (claws), 1951a: 23 (museum list), 1958e: 189 (catalog), 1959d: 8 (scutellum

  11. Melyrid beetles (Choresine): A putative source for the batrachotoxin alkaloids found in poison-dart frogs

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    Melyrid beetles (Choresine): A putative source for the batrachotoxin alkaloids found in poison a Colombian poison-dart frog and later found in certain passerine birds of New Guinea. Neither vertebrate in the mid-1960s in skin extracts from a Colombian poison-dart frog (family Dendrobatidae) (1, 2). The name

  12. Sediment Problems and Sediment Management in Asian River Basins (Proceedings of the Workshop held at Hyderabad, India, September 2009) (IAHS Publ. 349, 2011).

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    Chappell, Nick A

    Sediment Problems and Sediment Management in Asian River Basins (Proceedings of the Workshop held and change characterisation: a new management tool for the Ramu River Communities in Papua New Guinea NICK A within the dry season. With evidence of an increase in fine sediment load, the Ramu Communities would

  13. J BIOCHEM MOLECULAR TOXICOLOGY Volume 20, Number 3, 2006

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    Hammock, Bruce D.

    chemicals, including the ubiquitous environmental contaminant 2,3,7,8- tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin. Here, we competi- tively bound to the guinea pig hepatic cytosolic AhR, inhibited 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin.interscience.wiley.com). DOI 10.1002/jbt.20126 KEYWORDS: 2,3,7,8-Tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin; TCDD; Ah Receptor; Diuron; Urea

  14. I n f o r m a t i o n e n H a u s d r u c k e r e i

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    Schmidt, Matthias

    (Islas Malvinas) (adm. by UK, claimed by Argentina) Kuwait Canary Islands (Sp.) Sao Tome & Principe) Bang. Andaman Islands (India) Thailand Indonesia Malaysia Brunei Philippines Taiwan Cambodia Vietnam Laos Australia Papua New Guinea New Zealand Fiji New Caledonia Solomon Islands Kiribati Marshall

  15. 5 6 Institut de recherche pour le dveloppement < Health/Benin

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    and nutrition; agriculture and aquaculture; impact of climate change and adaptation of societies; energy, Congo, DR Congo, Gabon, Equatorial Guinea, Madagascar, Mali, Nigeria, Senegal, Tanzania, Chad. 5 8 for proposals now in course of preparation concern agroforestry, energy in the South, protected areas

  16. DOI 10.1007/s00382-015-2668-0 Why the South Pacific Convergence Zone is diagonal

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    Matthews, Adrian

    tropical Pacific Ocean during austral sum- mer (Fig. 1a). The SPCZ is oriented diagonally, stretch- ing northwest­southeast from New Guinea to the central, subtropical Pacific Ocean (Vincent 1994, the majority of precipi- tation over the Pacific Ocean is concentrated in the South Pacific Convergence Zone

  17. DOI: 10.1113/jphysiol.2007.128082 2007;581;787-800; originally published online Mar 15, 2007;J. Physiol.

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    Mawe, Gary M.

    DOI: 10.1113/jphysiol.2007.128082 2007;581;787-800; originally published online Mar 15, 2007;J-induced synaptic facilitation Synaptic plasticity in myenteric neurons of the guinea-pig distal colon: presynaptic-pig distal colon: presynaptic mechanisms of inflammation- induced synaptic facilitation Eric M. Krauter1

  18. Booker House P.O. Box 400308 Charlottesville, VA 22904-4308 Phone: 434-924-3728 Fax: 434-982-2920 Vice Provost for Global Affairs

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    Huang, Wei

    , the U.S. Department of State has issued a Travel Alert on Potential Implications for Travel Because Traveler's Health U.S. Department of State Travel Resources Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) ­ U: "Nonessential travel to Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone should be avoided". Travelers to Nigeria

  19. Part I of Manuscript submitted to Sedimentology, May, 2006 Unraveling the conundrum of river response to rising sea level

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    Parker, Gary

    Part I of Manuscript submitted to Sedimentology, May, 2006 1 Unraveling the conundrum of river of Manuscript submitted to Sedimentology, May, 2006 2 Fly-Strickland River system, Papua New Guinea to Holocene of Manuscript submitted to Sedimentology, May, 2006 3 Mississippi River was able to resist drowning due to sea

  20. For Release: 9:20 a.m. PST, January 9, 2007 CHANDRA X-RAY TELESCOPE DISCOVERS COMPANION TO BRIGHT STAR IN THE

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    Cohen, David

    : Australia, Brazil, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, and Samoa. The companion star was discovered accidentally miles away from the car. Although this angular separation is very small, it is well within that of the Sun, is very luminous (giving off about 34,000 times as much energy as our Sun every second

  1. Standard Guide for Irradiation of Pre-packaged Processed Meat and Poultry Products to Control Pathogens and Other Microorganisms

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    American Society for Testing and Materials. Philadelphia

    2005-01-01

    1.1 This guide outlines procedures for the irradiation of pre-packaged refrigerated and frozen processed meat and poultry products. Note 1—The Codex Alimentarius Commission defines "meat" (including poultry and game) as "the edible part of any mammal slaughtered in an abattoir," and "poultry meat" as "the edible part of slaughtered domesticated birds, including chicken, turkeys, ducks, geese, guinea-fowls, or pigeons." (CAC/RCP 13-1976) Note 2—Current U.S. regulations limit the definition of livestock species to cattle, sheep, swine, goat, horse, mule, or other equine and poultry species to chicken, turkey, duck, goose, and guinea (2, 3). 1.2 This guide addresses all refrigerated and frozen meat and poultry products NOT covered by Guide F 1356. 1.3 This guide provides information regarding absorbed doses used for inactivation of parasites and reduction of bacterial load. Such doses are typically less than 10 kilogray (kGy).

  2. Publishing Swinburne; the poet, his publishers and critics

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    Simmonds, Clive

    2014-01-25

    Letter to the Editor 31 30 Oct. 1880, p.568 Grand Chorus of Birds from Aristophanes Studies in Song (1881) 30 Apr. 1881, p.591 The Deaths of Thomas Carlyle and George Eliot Tristram of Lyonesse (1882... ; an ode A Channel Passage (1904) Nov. 1890 Robert Davenport 16 guineas 95 Not reprinted in Swinburne’s lifetime Jan. 1891, pp.1-3 Light: an epicede Astrophel (1894) Mar. 1891, pp.345-346 Inscriptions for the Four Sides of a...

  3. Special Publication No. 3, Ticks and Tickborne Diseases, IV. Geographical Distribution of Ticks 

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    Doss, Mildred A.; Farr, Marion M.; Roach, Katharine F.; Anastos, George

    1978-01-01

    ISLANDS see NEW GUINEA AFGHANISTAN Aponomma latum (Santos Dias, J. ?. ?. , (1961A), 1- 18) AFGHANISTAN -- Continued. Haemaphysalis sulcata (Anastos, G., (1956?), 18-19) Hyalomma aegyptium (Anastos, G., (1954C) 1?.9-174\\ (Chasma-Obeh, Adaraskand...) '' 169"174> Hyalomma aegyptium (Kaiser, M.'N. & Hooestraal, ?., (1963A), 130-139) Argas (Chiropterargas) afghanistaniensis (Santos Dias, J. A. T. , (196??), 1-18) Argas (Chiropterargas) boueti (Nemenz, ?., (1960A), 45-47) Argas persicus (Anastos, G...

  4. Glucocorticoids as regulatory signals during intrauterine development

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    Fowden, Abigail L.; Forhead, Alison J.

    2015-06-04

    , synthetic glucocorticoids are given to pregnant women to treat asthma, arthritis and 161 adrenal insufficiency, and to improve neonatal viability in threatened preterm delivery (McKinlay et 162 al., 2014). These drugs are also given to mares to treat... (Wyrwoll et al., 2007). Betamethasone treatment of guinea pigs 378 in late pregnancy also causes differential GR binding to a large number of different gene promotors 379 12 and methylation of specific GREs in the fetal hippocampal MR gene (Crudo et...

  5. The problem of living in a world contaminated with chemicals

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    Metcalf, R.L.

    1990-12-31

    The proliferation of xenobiotic chemicals in the global environment poses living problems for each of us aboard {open_quotes}spaceship earth.{close_quotes} Seven case studies are presented that illustrate the magnitude of the problem that can result from waiting to identify toxic hazards until there have been decades of {open_quotes}human guinea pig{close_quotes} exposure. 25 refs., 5 tabs.

  6. Guiyang Polysource Silicon Co Ltd Formerly Jiayuan Sunshine Guiyang Hi New

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    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Google Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on QA:QAsource History View New PagesSustainableGlynn County,SolarFERC Hydroelectric Projects | OpenGuinea-USAID

  7. Gujarat Ambuja Cements Limited | Open Energy Information

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    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Google Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on QA:QAsource History View New PagesSustainableGlynn County,SolarFERC Hydroelectric Projects | OpenGuinea-USAIDAmbuja

  8. Tropical Africa: Land Use, Biomass, and Carbon Estimates for 1980 (NDP-055)

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    Brown, S.

    2002-04-16

    This document describes the contents of a digital database containing maximum potential aboveground biomass, land use, and estimated biomass and carbon data for 1980. The biomass data and carbon estimates are associated with woody vegetation in Tropical Africa. These data were collected to reduce the uncertainty associated with estimating historical releases of carbon from land use change. Tropical Africa is defined here as encompassing 22.7 x 10{sup 6} km{sup 2} of the earth's land surface and is comprised of countries that are located in tropical Africa (Angola, Botswana, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Benin, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Djibouti, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Guinea-Bissau, Zimbabwe (Rhodesia), Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Burkina Faso (Upper Volta), Zaire, and Zambia). The database was developed using the GRID module in the ARC/INFO{trademark} geographic information system. Source data were obtained from the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), the U.S. National Geophysical Data Center, and a limited number of biomass-carbon density case studies. These data were used to derive the maximum potential and actual (ca. 1980) aboveground biomass values at regional and country levels. The land-use data provided were derived from a vegetation map originally produced for the FAO by the International Institute of Vegetation Mapping, Toulouse, France.

  9. Oil and gas developments in central and southern Africa in 1987

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    Hartman, J.B.; Walker, T.L.

    1988-10-01

    Significant rightholding changes took place in central and southern Africa during 1987. Angola, Benin, Congo, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Mauritania, Seychelles, Somali Republic, Tanzania, Zaire, and Zambia announced awards or acreage open for bidding. Decreases in exploratory rightholdings occurred in Cameroon, Congo, Cote d'Ivoire, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Kenya, Namibia, South Africa, and Tanzania. More wells and greater footage were drilled in 1987 than in 1986. Total wells increased by 18% as 254 wells were completed compared to 217 in 1986. Footage drilled during the year increased by 46% as about 1.9 million ft were drilled compared to about 1.3 million ft in 1986. The success rate for exploration wells in 1987 improved slightly to 36% compared to 34% in 1986. Significant discoveries were made in Nigeria, Angola, Congo, and Gabon. Seismic acquisition in 1987 was the major geophysical activity during the year. Total oil production in 1987 was 773 million bbl (about 2.1 million b/d), a decrease of 7%. The decrease is mostly due to a 14% drop in Nigerian production, which comprises 60% of total regional production. The production share of OPEC countries (Nigeria and Gabon) versus non-OPEC countries of 67% remained unchanged from 1986. 24 figs., 5 tabs.

  10. Ventilatory function assessment in safety pharmacology: Optimization of rodent studies using normocapnic or hypercapnic conditions

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    Goineau, Sonia; Rompion, Sonia; Guillaume, Philippe; Picard, Sandra

    2010-09-15

    Although the whole body plethysmography for unrestrained animals is the most widely used method to assess the respiratory risk of new drugs in safety pharmacology, non-appropriate experimental conditions may mask deleterious side effects of some substances. If stimulant or bronchodilatory effects can be easily evidenced in rodents under standard experimental conditions, i.e. normal air breathing and diurnal phase, drug-induced respiratory depression remains more difficult to detect. This study was aimed at comparing the responsiveness of Wistar rats, Duncan Hartley guinea-pigs or BALB/c mice to the respiratory properties of theophylline (50 or 100 mg/kg p.o.) or morphine (30 mg/kg i.p.) under varying conditions (100% air versus 5% CO{sub 2}-enriched air, light versus dark day phase), in order to select the most appropriate experimental conditions to each species for safety airway investigations. Our results showed that under normocapnia the ventilatory depressant effects of morphine can be easily evidenced in mice, slightly observed in guinea-pigs and not detected in rats in any day phase. Slight hypercapnic conditions enhanced the responsiveness of rats to morphine but not that of guinea-pigs and importantly they did not blunt the airway responsiveness of rats to the stimulation and bronchodilation evoked by theophylline, the most widely used reference agent in safety pharmacology studies. In conclusion, hypercapnic conditions associated with the non-invasive whole body plethysmography should be considered for optimizing the assessment of both the ventilatory depressant potential of morphine-like substances or the respiratory stimulant effects of new drugs in the rat, the most extensively used species in rodent safety and toxicological investigations.

  11. Philosophy at Cambridge, Newsletter of the Faculty of Philosophy

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    comment from the Higher Education Minister that this fall was no bad thing reignited debate on whether and why the study of Philosophy is important. Some contributors to this issue offer thoughts relevant to this question. Perhaps you have views. If so we... sort of process has perhaps been undergone by wiser men, when they have been cut off from faith and love — only, instead of a loom and a heap of guineas, they have had some erudite research, some ingenious project, or some well-knit theory.” I love...

  12. Antigenic analysis of the genus Aeromonas 

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    Rao, Vijaya Balusu

    1972-01-01

    . foa d th ide tical '0' antigen in a C27 strain of Ferguson and Henderson and in Pseudomonas ~shi elloides (21). In 1959 Saks aki et al. suggest d th epithet ~sh( lloid s as ot ppropriate for the reason that ot all st aine of this group were related... that their strains of Prot us elanovorlenes (A. ~h dro bile) caused de th in mice and Guinea pigs within 24 hours by intraperitonial injection. Acute septicemia was observed in these animals. Culture filtrates were toxic to mice. These authors first isolated...

  13. Options for developing countries in mining development

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    Walrond, G.W.; Kumar, R.

    1985-01-01

    This book is a study of the issues that developing countries face in planning and implementing mineral development, taking as case studies Botswana, Sierra Leone, Zambia, Tanzania, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea and the developed states of Quebec and Western Australia. The authors consider the major aspects of the matter including organization and administration; regulation; taxation and surplus distribution; the dynamics of such instruments as royalty, rent resource tax and capital allowances under various cost/price scenarios; and selected mining agreements and their key provisions. They stress throughout the need for foreign investment while maximizing the economic benefits reaped from exhaustible resources.

  14. Annual review of earth and planetary sciences. Vol. 19

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    Wetherill, G.W.; Albee, A.L.; Burke, K.C. (Carnegie Inst. of Washington, DC (United States) California Inst. of Tech., Pasadena (United States) National Research Council, Washington, DC (United States))

    1991-01-01

    Various review papers on earth and planetary sciences are presented. The individual topics addressed include: tectonics of the New Guinea area, interpretation of ancient Eolian and dunes, seismic tomography of the earth's mantle, shock modification and chemistry and planetary geologic processes, the significance of evaporites, the magnetosphere, untangling the effects of burial alteration and ancient soil formation. Also discussed are: pressure-temperature-time paths, fractals in rock physics, earthquake prediction, rings in the ocean, applications of Be{minus}10 to problems in the earth sciences, measurement of crustal deformation using the GPS, physics and physical mechanisms of nuclear winter, experiemental determination of bed-form stability.

  15. Taxonomic revision and phylogeny of the genus Cetiocyon and its discovery in the Neotropical region (Insecta: Coleoptera: Hydrophilidae)

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    Fiká ?ek, Martin; Short, Andrew E. Z.

    2010-03-11

    (ZMUC); 1 P, 1 spc., same locality and collector, i.1981 (ZMUC). Oro: 1 P, Kokoda, 1300 ft [400 m], ix.1933, lgt. L.E. Cheesman (BMNH); 2 OO, same local- ity and collector, 1200 ft [370 m], vii.1933 (BMNH). South- ern Highlands: 1 P, 1 O, 6 spc., Papua... For- est Camp’ [= near the upper reaches of Baliem riv., ca. 4°15?S 139°00?E, cf. TOXOPEUS (1940) and HANSEN (1999a)]. Type material. Holotype, 1 O, ‘[female symbol] !’, ‘Neth. Ind. Amer. New | Guinea Exped. 2500 – | 2800 m. Moss For- est | Camp. 9...

  16. University of Kansas Graduate School theses, 1888-1947

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    Wilder, Bessie E.

    1949-01-01

    . 1922. Armstrong, Wallace Bruce. A study in the relative frequency and persistency of technical errors in written composition. M.A. Ed. 1925. Arnett, Ua Maud. A problem on the triangle. M.A. Math. 1916. Arnold, Bertha Pearl. The teaching of English.... M.A. Eng. 1924. Bowers, Garvey Bruce. Studies upon epidemic paralysis among guinea pigs. M. A. Bact. 1929. Bowers, Lois Mae. Technical devices in the eomedias of Calderon. M.A. Rom. Lang, and Lit. 1932. Bowers, Virginia Gene. The political...

  17. Thymus-dependent (T) lymphocyte response in experimental tuberculous pleuritis 

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    Wolff, Susan Wyatt

    1990-01-01

    . Using this model of tuberculous pleuritis, comparative studies were made of thymus-dependent (T) lymphocytes obtained from pleural effusions and peripheral blood in BCG- vaccinated guinea pigs both noninfected and infected by the Eir tog o te tn lent... M. t~n 1 . n ing E rosette assay, it was shown that there was a significant compartmentalization of CD2+ T lymphocytes in the pleural effusions with a concomitant reduction of CD2+ T lymphocytes in the peripheral blood of the same experimental...

  18. An electron microscopy study of ground-nut poisoning in turkey poults 

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    Martin, Alcides Amilcar

    1963-01-01

    etiology. In the eat'Ly papers the condition was known by the name of Turkey ' X" disease. However, this name was quickly changed when in L961 Blount (7) concluded that toxic Brasilian ground-nut meal was responsible for the outbreaks of this new... condition. Similar toxic effects in ducklings, chickens, rats, guinea pigs, cows and pigs have also been reported. In general, there is little available information about how and where tbe toxic principles of any kind act in the cells structures. Also...

  19. Non-OPEC oil supply continues to grow

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    Knapp, D.H. [International Energy Agency, Paris (France)

    1995-12-25

    Global reserves of crude oil remain at 1 trillion bbl, according to OGJ`s annual survey of producing countries. Significant gains are in Brazil, Colombia, Congo, Egypt, Libya, Nigeria, Oman, and Papua New Guinea. Decreases were reported by Indonesia, Norway, the U.K., Iran, Canada, Mexico, and the US. Natural gas reserves slipped to 4.9 quadrillion cu ft. The major production trend is a lasting surge from outside of OPEC. This year`s Worldwide Production report begins with a detailed analysis of this crucial development by an international authority. This article discusses the OECD outlook by region and the turnaround in production in the former Soviet Union.

  20. Nanyang Chinese National Salvation Movement, 1937-1941

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    Akashi, Yoji

    1970-01-01

    began in 1924 to establish its network in Nanyang Hua-ch'iao communities. By the time the Second Party Congress met in 1926, the KMT had set up headquarters in Burma, French Indochina, Nanyang (Malaya-Dutch Indies), the Philippines, 3 FIGURE 1 A... Guinea, Celebes, and Malay Peninsula, Burma, Siam, and Indo-China."33 After the consummation of the KMT-Communist united front, Communist parties and their affiliates in Southeast Asia were increasingly oriented toward the Chinese Communist Party.34...

  1. Gulf Alternative Energy Corporation | Open Energy Information

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    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Google Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on QA:QAsource History View New PagesSustainableGlynn County,SolarFERC Hydroelectric Projects | OpenGuinea-USAIDAmbujaGulf

  2. Guinness Asset Management | Open Energy Information

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    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Google Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on QA:QA J-E-1 SECTION J APPENDIXsource History View NewGuam: Energy Resources Jump to: navigation,LowGuinea:

  3. Gulf Hydrocarbon Inc | Open Energy Information

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    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Google Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on QA:QA J-E-1 SECTION J APPENDIXsource History View NewGuam: Energy Resources Jump to: navigation,LowGuinea:Hydrocarbon

  4. Conceptual design report: Nuclear materials storage facility renovation. Part 3, Supplemental information

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    NONE

    1995-07-14

    The Nuclear Materials Storage Facility (NMSF) at the Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) was a Fiscal Year (FY) 1984 line-item project completed in 1987 that has never been operated because of major design and construction deficiencies. This renovation project, which will correct those deficiencies and allow operation of the facility, is proposed as an FY 97 line item. The mission of the project is to provide centralized intermediate and long-term storage of special nuclear materials (SNM) associated with defined LANL programmatic missions and to establish a centralized SNM shipping and receiving location for Technical Area (TA)-55 at LANL. Based on current projections, existing storage space for SNM at other locations at LANL will be loaded to capacity by approximately 2002. This will adversely affect LANUs ability to meet its mission requirements in the future. The affected missions include LANL`s weapons research, development, and testing (WRD&T) program; special materials recovery; stockpile survelliance/evaluation; advanced fuels and heat sources development and production; and safe, secure storage of existing nuclear materials inventories. The problem is further exacerbated by LANL`s inability to ship any materials offsite because of the lack of receiver sites for mate rial and regulatory issues. Correction of the current deficiencies and enhancement of the facility will provide centralized storage close to a nuclear materials processing facility. The project will enable long-term, cost-effective storage in a secure environment with reduced radiation exposure to workers, and eliminate potential exposures to the public. It is organized into seven parts. Part I - Design Concept describes the selected solution. Part III - Supplemental Information contains calculations for the various disciplines as well as other supporting information and analyses.

  5. Conceptual design report: Nuclear materials storage facility renovation. Part 1, Design concept. Part 2, Project management

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    1995-07-14

    The Nuclear Materials Storage Facility (NMSF) at the Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) was a Fiscal Year (FY) 1984 line-item project completed in 1987 that has never been operated because of major design and construction deficiencies. This renovation project, which will correct those deficiencies and allow operation of the facility, is proposed as an FY 97 line item. The mission of the project is to provide centralized intermediate and long-term storage of special nuclear materials (SNM) associated with defined LANL programmatic missions and to establish a centralized SNM shipping and receiving location for Technical Area (TA)-55 at LANL. Based on current projections, existing storage space for SNM at other locations at LANL will be loaded to capacity by approximately 2002. This will adversely affect LANUs ability to meet its mission requirements in the future. The affected missions include LANL`s weapons research, development, and testing (WRD&T) program; special materials recovery; stockpile survelliance/evaluation; advanced fuels and heat sources development and production; and safe, secure storage of existing nuclear materials inventories. The problem is further exacerbated by LANL`s inability to ship any materials offsite because of the lack of receiver sites for mate rial and regulatory issues. Correction of the current deficiencies and enhancement of the facility will provide centralized storage close to a nuclear materials processing facility. The project will enable long-term, cost-effective storage in a secure environment with reduced radiation exposure to workers, and eliminate potential exposures to the public. This document provides Part I - Design Concept which describes the selected solution, and Part II - Project Management which describes the management system organization, the elements that make up the system, and the control and reporting system.

  6. Conceptual design report: Nuclear materials storage facility renovation. Part 7, Estimate data

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    1995-07-14

    The Nuclear Materials Storage Facility (NMSF) at the Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) was a Fiscal Year (FY) 1984 line-item project completed in 1987 that has never been operated because of major design and construction deficiencies. This renovation project, which will correct those deficiencies and allow operation of the facility, is proposed as an FY 97 line item. The mission of the project is to provide centralized intermediate and long-term storage of special nuclear materials (SNM) associated with defined LANL programmatic missions and to establish a centralized SNM shipping and receiving location for Technical Area (TA)-55 at LANL. Based on current projections, existing storage space for SNM at other locations at LANL will be loaded to capacity by approximately 2002. This will adversely affect LANUs ability to meet its mission requirements in the future. The affected missions include LANL`s weapons research, development, and testing (WRD&T) program; special materials recovery; stockpile survelliance/evaluation; advanced fuels and heat sources development and production; and safe, secure storage of existing nuclear materials inventories. The problem is further exacerbated by LANL`s inability to ship any materials offsite because of the lack of receiver sites for mate rial and regulatory issues. Correction of the current deficiencies and enhancement of the facility will provide centralized storage close to a nuclear materials processing facility. The project will enable long-term, cost-effective storage in a secure environment with reduced radiation exposure to workers, and eliminate potential exposures to the public. This report is organized according to the sections and subsections outlined by Attachment III-2 of DOE Document AL 4700.1, Project Management System. It is organized into seven parts. This document, Part VII - Estimate Data, contains the project cost estimate information.

  7. Standard Practice for Irradiation of Fresh and Frozen Red Meat and Poultry to Control Pathogens and Other Microorganisms

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    American Society for Testing and Materials. Philadelphia

    2008-01-01

    1.1 This practice outlines procedures for the irradiation of fresh or frozen meat and poultry. Note 1—The Codex Alimentarius Commission defines meat as “the edible part of any mammal” and poultry as “any domesticated bird, including chicken, turkeys, ducks, geese, guinea-fowls, or pigeons” (CAC/MISC 5). Note 2—Current U.S. regulations limit the definition of livestock species to cattle, sheep, swine, goat, horse, mule, or other equine and poultry species to chicken, turkey, duck, goose, and guinea (2, 3). 1.2 This practice covers absorbed doses used for inactivation of parasites and reduction of bacterial load in fresh and frozen red meat and poultry. Such doses are typically less than 10 kGy. 1.3 This practice addresses irradiation of pre-packaged product for retail sale or for use as an ingredient in other products. It also addresses the in-line irradiation of unpackaged product. 1.4 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It i...

  8. Chimeric human parainfluenza virus bearing the Ebola virus glycoprotein as the sole surface protein is immunogenic and highly protective against Ebola virus challenge

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    Bukreyev, Alexander Marzi, Andrea; Feldmann, Friederike; Zhang Liqun; Dorward, David W.; Pickles, Raymond J.; Feldmann, Heinz; Collins, Peter L.

    2009-01-20

    We generated a new live-attenuated vaccine against Ebola virus (EBOV) based on a chimeric virus HPIV3/{delta}F-HN/EboGP that contains the EBOV glycoprotein (GP) as the sole transmembrane envelope protein combined with the internal proteins of human parainfluenza virus type 3 (HPIV3). Electron microscopy analysis of the virus particles showed that they have an envelope and surface spikes resembling those of EBOV and a particle size and shape resembling those of HPIV3. When HPIV3/{delta}F-HN/EboGP was inoculated via apical surface of an in vitro model of human ciliated airway epithelium, the virus was released from the apical surface; when applied to basolateral surface, the virus infected basolateral cells but did not spread through the tissue. Following intranasal (IN) inoculation of guinea pigs, scattered infected cells were detected in the lungs by immunohistochemistry, but infectious HPIV3/{delta}F-HN/EboGP could not be recovered from the lungs, blood, or other tissues. Despite the attenuation, the virus was highly immunogenic, and a single IN dose completely protected the animals against a highly lethal intraperitoneal challenge of guinea pig-adapted EBOV.

  9. Africa: the emphasis is exploration

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    Not Available

    1980-08-15

    Individual country reports on drilling, oil and gas production, and petroleum exploration and reserves are given for Africa. Nigeria was the continent's largest oil producer in 1979, averaging 2.3 million bpd, followed closely by Libya with 2.07 million bpd. Algeria cut production of crude oil in 1979 to a level of 1,194,350 bpd, and increased gas production to 2031 mmcfd. In Egypt, the return of Israeli-occupied oil fields and a surge in productive capacity enabled production averaging 524,000 bpd. Brief country reports are included for Gabon, Angola, Republic of the Congo, Cameroun, Tunisia, Morocco, Zaire, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Niger, Chad, Republic of South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Equatorial Guinea, Seychelles Islands, Mauritania, Republic of Mali, Benin, Kenya, Madagascar, Botswana, Gambia, Mozambique, and Senegal.

  10. Multi-Bunch Simulations of the ILC for Luminosity Performance Studies

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    White, G.; /SLAC /Queen Mary, U. of London; Walker, N.; /DESY; Schulte, D.; /CERN

    2005-07-11

    To study the luminosity performance of the International Linear Collider (ILC) with different design parameters, a simulation was constructed that tracks a multi-bunch representation of the beam from the Damping Ring extraction through to the Interaction Point. The simulation code PLACET is used to simulate the LINAC, MatMerlin is used to track through the Beam Delivery System and GUINEA-PIG for the beam-beam interaction. Included in the simulation are ground motion and wakefield effects, intra-train fast feedback and luminosity-based feedback systems. To efficiently study multiple parameters/multiple seeds, the simulation is deployed on the Queen Mary High-Throughput computing cluster at Queen Mary, University of London, where 100 simultaneous simulation seeds can be run.

  11. C-Band Scanning ARM Precipitation Radar (C-SAPR) Handbook

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    Widener, K; Bharadwaj, N

    2012-11-13

    The C-band scanning ARM precipitation radar (C-SAPR) is a scanning polarimetric Doppler radar transmitting simultaneously in both H and V polarizations. With a 350-kW magnetron transmitter, this puts 125 kW of transmitted power for each polarization. The receiver for the C-SAPR is a National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) -developed Hi-Q system operating in a coherent-on-receive mode. The ARM Climate Research Facility operates two C-SAPRs; one of them is deployed near the Southern Great Plains (SGP) Central Facility near the triangular array of X-SAPRs, and the second C-SAPR is deployed at ARM’s Tropical Western Pacific (TWP) site on Manus Island in Papua New Guinea.

  12. Aerosolized neutral endopeptidase reverses ozone-induced airway hyperreactivity to substance P

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    Murlas, C.G.; Lang, Z.; Williams, G.J.; Chodimella, V. (Department of Medicine, Rush University, Chicago, IL (United States))

    1992-03-01

    The authors investigated the effects of ozone exposure (3.0 ppm, 2 h) on airway neutral endopeptidase (NEP) activity and bronchial reactivity to substance P in guinea pigs. Reactivity after ozone or air exposure was determined by measuring specific airway resistance in intact unanesthetized spontaneously breathing animals in response to increasing doses of intravenous substance P boluses. The effective dose of substance P (in micrograms) that produced a doubling of baseline specific airway resistance (ED200SP) was determined by interpolation of cumulative substance P dose-response curves. NEP activity was measured in tracheal homogenates made from each animal of other groups exposed to either ozone or room air. By reverse-phase high-pressure liquid chromatography, this activity was characterized by the phosphoramidon-inhibitable cleavage of alanine-p-nitroaniline from succinyl-(Ala)3-p-nitroaniline in the presence of 100 microM amastatin. Mean values of the changes in log ED200SP were 0.27 +/- 0.07 (SE) for the ozone-exposed group and 0.08 +/- 0.04 for the air-exposed group. We found that phosphoramidon significantly increased substance P reactivity in the air-exposed animals (P less than 0.01), but it had no effect in the ozone-exposed group. This finding was associated with a significant reduction in tracheal homogenate NEP activity of ozone-exposed animals compared with controls: mean values were 18.1 +/- 1.9 nmol.min-1.mg protein-1 for the ozone-exposed group and 25.1 +/- 2.4 nmol.min-1.mg protein-1 for air-exposed animals (P less than 0.05). Inhalation of an aerosolized NEP preparation, partially purified from guinea pig kidney, reversed the substance P hyperreactivity produced by ozone exposure.(ABSTRACT TRUNCATED AT 250 WORDS)

  13. Improving Dryer and Press Efficiencies Through Combustion of Hydrocarbon Emissions

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    Sujit Banerjee

    2005-10-31

    Emission control devices on dryers and presses have been legislated into the industry, and are now an integral part of the drying system. These devices consume large quantities of natural gas and electricity and down-sizing or eliminating them will provide major energy savings. The principal strategy taken here focuses on developing process changes that should minimize (and in some cases eliminate) the need for controls. A second approach is to develop lower-cost control options. It has been shown in laboratory and full-scale work that Hazardous Air Pollutants (HAPs) emerge mainly at the end of the press cycle for particleboard, and, by extension, to other prod-ucts. Hence, only the air associated with this point of the cycle need be captured and treated. A model for estimating terpene emissions in the various zones of veneer dryers has been developed. This should allow the emissions to be concentrated in some zones and minimized in others, so that some of the air could be directly released without controls. Low-cost catalysts have been developed for controlling HAPs from dryers and presses. Catalysts conventionally used for regenerative catalytic oxidizers can be used at much lower temperatures for treating press emissions. Fluidized wood ash is an especially inexpensive mate-rial for efficiently reducing formaldehyde in dryer emissions. A heat transfer model for estimating pinene emissions from hot-pressing strand for the manufacture of flakeboard has been constructed from first principles and validated. The model shows that most of the emissions originate from the 1-mm layer of wood adjoining the platen surface. Hence, a simple control option is to surface a softwood mat with a layer of hardwood prior to pressing. Fines release a disproportionate large quantity of HAPs, and it has been shown both theo-retically and in full-scale work that particles smaller than 400 ���µm are principally responsible. Georgia-Pacific is considering green-screening their furnish at several of their mills in order to remove these particles and reduce their treatment costs.

  14. Quantification of the epitope diversity of HIV-1-specific binding antibodies by peptide microarrays for global HIV-1 vaccine development

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    Stephenson, Kathryn E.; Neubauer, George H.; Reimer, Ulf; Pawlowski, Nikolaus; Knaute, Tobias; Zerweck, Johannes; Korber, Bette T.; Barouch, Dan H.

    2014-11-14

    An effective vaccine against human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) will have to provide protection against a vast array of different HIV-1 strains. Current methods to measure HIV-1-specific binding antibodies following immunization typically focus on determining the magnitude of antibody responses, but the epitope diversity of antibody responses has remained largely unexplored. Here we describe the development of a global HIV-1 peptide microarray that contains 6564 peptides from across the HIV-1 proteome and covers the majority of HIV-1 sequences in the Los Alamos National Laboratory global HIV-1 sequence database. Using this microarray, we quantified the magnitude, breadth, and depth ofmore »IgG binding to linear HIV-1 sequences in HIV-1-infected humans and HIV-1-vaccinated humans, rhesus monkeys and guinea pigs. The microarray measured potentially important differences in antibody epitope diversity, particularly regarding the depth of epitope variants recognized at each binding site. Our data suggest that the global HIV-1 peptide microarray may be a useful tool for both preclinical and clinical HIV-1 research.« less

  15. LFSC - Linac Feedback Simulation Code

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    Ivanov, Valentin; /Fermilab

    2008-05-01

    The computer program LFSC () is a numerical tool for simulation beam based feedback in high performance linacs. The code LFSC is based on the earlier version developed by a collective of authors at SLAC (L.Hendrickson, R. McEwen, T. Himel, H. Shoaee, S. Shah, P. Emma, P. Schultz) during 1990-2005. That code was successively used in simulation of SLC, TESLA, CLIC and NLC projects. It can simulate as pulse-to-pulse feedback on timescale corresponding to 5-100 Hz, as slower feedbacks, operating in the 0.1-1 Hz range in the Main Linac and Beam Delivery System. The code LFSC is running under Matlab for MS Windows operating system. It contains about 30,000 lines of source code in more than 260 subroutines. The code uses the LIAR ('Linear Accelerator Research code') for particle tracking under ground motion and technical noise perturbations. It uses the Guinea Pig code to simulate the luminosity performance. A set of input files includes the lattice description (XSIF format), and plane text files with numerical parameters, wake fields, ground motion data etc. The Matlab environment provides a flexible system for graphical output.

  16. The Gut Microbiota of Rural Papua New Guineans: Composition, Diversity Patterns, and Ecological Processes

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    None

    2015-04-01

    Comparisons between the fecal microbiota of humans from industrialized and non-industrialized communities indicate a pronounced impact of westernization on the diversity and composition of the human gut microbiota. However, the exact consequences of westernization on community characteristics are still insufficiently understood, and the ecological processes that drive differences have not been elucidated. Here we have compared the fecal microbiota of adults from two non-industrialized regions in Papua New Guinea (PNG) with that of United States (US) residents. Papua New Guineans harbor communities with greater bacterial diversity but lower inter-individual variation. Although the fecal microbiota in PNG and US was largely dominated by shared bacterial lineages, the relative abundance of 25 families, 45 genera, and 230 species-level OTUs differed, and 47 core OTUs in PNG were undetectable in US residents. To gain insight into the ecological mechanisms that cause the observed differences, we quantified community assembly processes in PNG and US microbiomes using a null modeling approach. This analysis demonstrated a significant higher rate of bacterial dispersal in PNG and divergent selective environments in the US. Interestingly, equivalent findings were obtained for other datasets comparing industrialized and non-industrialized microbiomes. Overall, the findings demonstrate a dominant role for microbial dispersal in shaping the human gut microbiota in non-industrialized societies, and point to differential selection pressures across individuals as a major factor shaping microbiomes associated with modern lifestyle.

  17. Human radiation experiments associated with the US Department of Energy and its predecessors

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    None

    1995-07-01

    This document contains a listing, description, and selected references for documented human radiation experiments sponsored, supported, or performed by the US Department of Energy (DOE) or its predecessors, including the US Energy Research and Development Administration (ERDA), the US Atomic Energy Commission (AEC), the Manhattan Engineer District (MED), and the Off ice of Scientific Research and Development (OSRD). The list represents work completed by DOE`s Off ice of Human Radiation Experiments (OHRE) through June 1995. The experiment list is available on the Internet via a Home Page on the World Wide Web (http://www.ohre.doe.gov). The Home Page also includes the full text of Human Radiation Experiments. The Department of Energy Roadmap to the Story and the Records (DOE/EH-0445), published in February 1995, to which this publication is a supplement. This list includes experiments released at Secretary O`Leary`s June 1994 press conference, as well as additional studies identified during the 12 months that followed. Cross-references are provided for experiments originally released at the press conference; for experiments released as part of The DOE Roadmap; and for experiments published in the 1986 congressional report entitled American Nuclear Guinea Pigs: Three Decades of Radiation Experiments on US Citizens. An appendix of radiation terms is also provided.

  18. Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Data from the Tropical Western Pacific (TWP) Site.

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    ARM maintains four major, permanent sites for data collection and deploys the ARM Mobile Facility to other sites as determined. The Tropical Western Pacific (TWP) site is one of the four fixed sites. It consists of three climate research facilities; the Manus facility on Los Negros Island in Manus, Papua New Guinea (established in 1996); the Nauru facility on Nauru Island, Republic of Nauru (1998); and the Darwin facility in Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia (2002). The operations are supported by government agencies in each host country. Covering the area roughly between 10 degrees N and 10 degrees S of the equator and from 130 degrees E to 167 degrees E, the TWP locale includes a region that plays a large role in the interannual variability observed in the global climate system. More than 250,000 TWP data sets from 1996 to the present reside in the ARM Archive. Begin at the TWP information page for links or access data directly from the ARM Archive at http://www.archive.arm.gov/. Users will need to register for a password, but all files are then free for viewing or downloading. The ARM Archive physically resides at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory.

  19. Importance of sulfation of gastrin or cholecystokinin (CCK) on affinity for gastrin and CCK receptors

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    Huang, S.C.; Yu, D.H.; Wank, S.A.; Mantey, S.; Gardner, J.D.; Jensen, R.T. (National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, Bethesda, MD (USA))

    1989-07-01

    We investigated the importance of sulfation of gastrin or cholecystokinin (CCK) on influencing their affinity for gastrin or CCK receptors by comparing the abilities of sulfated gastrin-17 (gastrin-17-II), desulfated gastrin-17 (gastrin-17-I), CCK-8 and desulfated CCK-8 (des(SO3)CCK-8) to interact with CCK or gastrin receptors on guinea pig pancreatic acini. For inhibiting binding of 125I-gastrin to gastrin receptors, gastrin-17-II (Kd 0.08 nM) greater than CCK-8 (Kd 0.4 nM) greater than gastrin-17-I (Kd 1.5 nM) greater than des(SO3)CCK-8 (Kd 28 nM). For inhibiting binding of 125I-Bolton Hunter-labeled CCK-8 to CCK receptors the relative potencies were: CCK-8 much greater than des(SO3)CCK-8 = gastrin-17-II greater than gastrin-17-I. Each peptide interacted with both high and low affinity CCK binding sites. The relative abilities of each peptide to interact with high affinity CCK receptors showed a close correlation with their abilities to cause half-maximal stimulation of enzyme secretion. These results demonstrate that, in contrast to older studies, sulfation of both CCK and gastrin increase their affinities for both gastrin and CCK receptors. Moreover, the gastrin receptor is relatively insensitive to the position of the sulfate moiety, whereas the CCK receptor is extremely sensitive to both the presence and exact position of the sulfate moiety.

  20. Mineral industries of Australia, Canada, and Oceania (including a discussion of Antarctica's mineral resources). Mineral perspective

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    Kimbell, C.L.; Lyday, T.Q.; Newman, H.H.

    1985-12-01

    The Bureau of Mines report gives the mineral industry highlights of two of the world's major mineral producing countries, Australia and Canada, and seven Pacific island nations or territories--Fiji, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Republic of Nauru, Solomon Islands, and Vanuatu. The mineral resources of Antarctica are also discussed. Because of the size of the Australian and Canadian mineral industries, summary reviews are presented for each of the States, Provinces, or Territories. The most current information available from all nations is given on major minerals or mineral-commodity production, share of world production, and reserves. Reported also are significant mining companies, locations and capacities of their main facilities, and their share of domestic production. Other information is provided on mineral-related trade with the United States, government mineral policy, energy production-consumption and trade, the mining industry labor force, and prospects for the mineral industry. Maps show the locations of selected mineral deposits, oilfields and gasfields, mines, and processing facilities including iron and steel plants, nonferrous smelters and refineries, and cement plants, as well as infrastructure pertinent to the mineral industry.

  1. Assessing health impacts in complex eco-epidemiological settings in the humid tropics: Modular baseline health surveys

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    Winkler, Mirko S.; Divall, Mark J.; Krieger, Gary R.; Schmidlin, Sandro; Magassouba, Mohamed L.; Knoblauch, Astrid M.; Singer, Burton H.; Utzinger, Juerg

    2012-02-15

    The quantitative assessment of health impacts has been identified as a crucial feature for realising the full potential of health impact assessment (HIA). In settings where demographic and health data are notoriously scarce, but there is a broad range of ascertainable ecological, environmental, epidemiological and socioeconomic information, a diverse toolkit of data collection strategies becomes relevant for the mainly small-area impacts of interest. We present a modular, cross-sectional baseline health survey study design, which has been developed for HIA of industrial development projects in the humid tropics. The modular nature of our toolkit allows our methodology to be readily adapted to the prevailing eco-epidemiological characteristics of a given project setting. Central to our design is a broad set of key performance indicators, covering a multiplicity of health outcomes and determinants at different levels and scales. We present experience and key findings from our modular baseline health survey methodology employed in 14 selected sentinel sites within an iron ore mining project in the Republic of Guinea. We argue that our methodology is a generic example of rapid evidence assembly in difficult-to-reach localities, where improvement of the predictive validity of the assessment and establishment of a benchmark for longitudinal monitoring of project impacts and mitigation efforts is needed.

  2. Spatial Variability of Surface Irradiance Measurements at the Manus ARM Site

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    Riihimaki, Laura D.; Long, Charles N.

    2014-05-16

    The location of the Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) site on Manus island in Papua New Guinea was chosen because it is very close the coast, in a geographically at, near-sea level area of the island, minimizing the impact of local island effects on the meteorology of the measurements [Ackerman et al., 1999]. In this study, we confirm that the Manus site is in deed less impacted by the island meteorology than slightly inland by comparing over a year of broadband surface irradiance and ceilometer measurements and derived quantities at the standard Manus site and a second location 7 km away as part of the AMIE-Manus campaign. The two sites show statistically similar distributions of irradiance and other derived quantities for all wind directions except easterly winds, when the inland site is down wind from the standard Manus site. Under easterly wind conditions, which occur 17% of the time, there is a higher occurrence of cloudiness at the down wind site likely do to land heating and orographic effects. This increased cloudiness is caused by shallow, broken clouds often with bases around 700 m in altitude. While the central Manus site consistently measures a frequency of occurrence of low clouds (cloud base height less than 1200 m) about 25+4% regardless of wind direction, the AMIE site has higher frequencies of low clouds (38%) when winds are from the east. This increase in low, locally produced clouds causes an additional -20 W/m2 shortwave surface cloud radiative effect at the AMIE site in easterly conditions than in other meteorological conditions that exhibit better agreement between the two sites.

  3. Late Ordovician geographic patterns of extinction compared with simulations of astrophysical ionizing radiation damage

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    Adrian L. Melott; Brian C. Thomas

    2009-02-02

    Based on the intensity and rates of various kinds of intense ionizing radiation events such as supernovae and gamma-ray bursts, it is likely that the Earth has been subjected to one or extinction level events during the Phanerozoic. These induce changes in atmospheric chemistry so that the level of Solar ultraviolet-B radiation reaching the surface and near-surface waters may be doubled for up to a decade. This UVB level is known from experiment to be more than enough to kill off many kinds of organisms, particularly phytoplankton. It could easily induce a crash of the photosynthetic-based food chain in the oceans. Regularities in the latitudinal distribution of damage are apparent in simulations of the atmospheric changes. We previously proposed that the late Ordovician extinction is a plausible candidate for a contribution from an ionizing radiation event, based on environmental selectivity in trilobites. To test a null hypothesis based on this proposal, we confront latitudinal differential extinction rates predicted from the simulations with data from a published analysis of latitudinal gradients in the Ordovician extinction. The pattern of UVB damage always shows a strong maximum at some latitude, with substantially lower intensity to the north and south of this maximum. We find that the pattern of damage predicted from our simulations is consistent with the data assuming a burst approximately over the South Pole, and no further north than -75 degrees. We predict that any land mass (such as parts of north China, Laurentia, and New Guinea) which then lay north of the equator should be a refuge from UVB effects, and show a different pattern of extinction in the first strike of the end-Ordovician extinction, if induced by such a radiation event.

  4. Radiative Heating of the ISCCP Upper Level Cloud Regimes and its Impact on the Large-scale Tropical Circulation

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    Li, Wei; Schumacher, Courtney; McFarlane, Sally A.

    2013-01-31

    Radiative heating profiles of the International Satellite Cloud Climatology Project (ISCCP) cloud regimes (or weather states) were estimated by matching ISCCP observations with radiative properties derived from cloud radar and lidar measurements from the Department of Energy (DOE) Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) sites at Manus, Papua New Guinea, and Darwin, Australia. Focus was placed on the ISCCP cloud regimes containing the majority of upper level clouds in the tropics, i.e., mesoscale convective systems (MCSs), deep cumulonimbus with cirrus, mixed shallow and deep convection, and thin cirrus. At upper levels, these regimes have average maximum cloud occurrences ranging from 30% to 55% near 12 km with variations depending on the location and cloud regime. The resulting radiative heating profiles have maxima of approximately 1 K/day near 12 km, with equal heating contributions from the longwave and shortwave components. Upper level minima occur near 15 km, with the MCS regime showing the strongest cooling of 0.2 K/day and the thin cirrus showing no cooling. The gradient of upper level heating ranges from 0.2 to 0.4 K/(day?km), with the most convectively active regimes (i.e., MCSs and deep cumulonimbus with cirrus) having the largest gradient. When the above heating profiles were applied to the 25-year ISCCP data set, the tropics-wide average profile has a radiative heating maximum of 0.45Kday-1 near 250 hPa. Column-integrated radiative heating of upper level cloud accounts for about 20% of the latent heating estimated by the Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) Precipitation Radar (PR). The ISCCP radiative heating of tropical upper level cloud only slightly modifies the response of an idealized primitive equation model forced with the tropics-wide TRMM PR latent heating, which suggests that the impact of upper level cloud is more important to large-scale tropical circulation variations because of convective feedbacks rather than direct forcing by the cloud radiative heating profiles. However, the height of the radiative heating maxima and gradient of the heating profiles are important to determine the sign and patterns of the horizontal circulation anomaly driven by radiative heating at upper levels.

  5. Anti-addiction drug ibogaine inhibits voltage-gated ionic currents: A study to assess the drug's cardiac ion channel profile

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    Koenig, Xaver; Kovar, Michael; Rubi, Lena; Mike, Agnes K.; Lukacs, Peter; Gawali, Vaibhavkumar S.; Todt, Hannes [Center for Physiology and Pharmacology, Department of Neurophysiology and -pharmacology, Medical University of Vienna, 1090 Vienna (Austria); Hilber, Karlheinz, E-mail: karlheinz.hilber@meduniwien.ac.at [Center for Physiology and Pharmacology, Department of Neurophysiology and -pharmacology, Medical University of Vienna, 1090 Vienna (Austria); Sandtner, Walter [Center for Physiology and Pharmacology, Institute of Pharmacology, Medical University of Vienna, 1090 Vienna (Austria)

    2013-12-01

    The plant alkaloid ibogaine has promising anti-addictive properties. Albeit not licenced as a therapeutic drug, and despite hints that ibogaine may perturb the heart rhythm, this alkaloid is used to treat drug addicts. We have recently reported that ibogaine inhibits human ERG (hERG) potassium channels at concentrations similar to the drugs affinity for several of its known brain targets. Thereby the drug may disturb the heart's electrophysiology. Here, to assess the drug's cardiac ion channel profile in more detail, we studied the effects of ibogaine and its congener 18-Methoxycoronaridine (18-MC) on various cardiac voltage-gated ion channels. We confirmed that heterologously expressed hERG currents are reduced by ibogaine in low micromolar concentrations. Moreover, at higher concentrations, the drug also reduced human Na{sub v}1.5 sodium and Ca{sub v}1.2 calcium currents. Ion currents were as well reduced by 18-MC, yet with diminished potency. Unexpectedly, although blocking hERG channels, ibogaine did not prolong the action potential (AP) in guinea pig cardiomyocytes at low micromolar concentrations. Higher concentrations (? 10 ?M) even shortened the AP. These findings can be explained by the drug's calcium channel inhibition, which counteracts the AP-prolonging effect generated by hERG blockade. Implementation of ibogaine's inhibitory effects on human ion channels in a computer model of a ventricular cardiomyocyte, on the other hand, suggested that ibogaine does prolong the AP in the human heart. We conclude that therapeutic concentrations of ibogaine have the propensity to prolong the QT interval of the electrocardiogram in humans. In some cases this may lead to cardiac arrhythmias. - Highlights: • We study effects of anti-addiction drug ibogaine on ionic currents in cardiomyocytes. • We assess the cardiac ion channel profile of ibogaine. • Ibogaine inhibits hERG potassium, sodium and calcium channels. • Ibogaine’s effects on ion channels are a potential source of cardiac arrhythmias. • 18-Methoxycoronaridine has a lower affinity for cardiac ion channels than ibogaine.