Wastewater Lagoon Aeration Alternatives: An Overview

Lagoon Aeration is the process by which both oxygen and mixing are utilized in a wastewater treatment lagoon system in order to create an aerobic treatment environment. Through proper aeration and retention time of typically 20-40 days, aerated lagoons are capable of producing effluents of below 10 mg/L BOD, TSS and, in warmer climates,...
Jan 14, 2015 |

Factors to Consider When Purchasing a Thermal Cycler

A laboratory that specializes in DNA amplification and polymerase chain reactions is incomplete without a thermal cycler. Also known as thermocyclers or PCR machines, thermal cyclers are an indispensable tool in the field of molecular biology. As DNA testing is a time consuming process, thermocyclers are designed to provide efficient performance...
Dec 26, 2014 |

Beckman Coulter Immunoassay Systems

Immunoassay testing is performed in hospitals, laboratories, and research facilities to diagnose various medical conditions including cardiac allergies, infectious diseases, congenital diseases, cancer, thyroid, anemia, and in therapeutic drug monitoring. A fully automated immunoassay system involves a compact device featuring a built-in computer,...
Dec 26, 2014 |

Blood Tests - Effective for Early Cancer Detection

When cancer is detected early, people have more treatment choices and a good chance of complete recovery. For early cancer detection, effective diagnostic testing is therefore important. It helps to confirm the presence of disease, to monitor the disease process, and to assess the effectiveness of treatment. A diagnosis is made through a complete...
Dec 26, 2014 |

Alfa Wassermann ACE - Improve Patient Care and Your Bottom Line

Used to analyze the amount of chemicals found in blood and body fluid samples, chemistry analyzers play a significant role in medical laboratories and research settings. While there are many models of this lab equipment in the market, the Alfa Wassermann ACE is very popular for its ability to help clinical labs improve patient care and their bottom...
Dec 26, 2014 |

What to Keep in Mind When Purchasing Laboratory Roller Mixers

Laboratory rollers and mixers are instruments that are specially designed to create homogenous mixtures of two or more substances. Generally, one will find roller mixers in laboratories that conduct research on areas such as biotechnology, life sciences, and waste water treatment. However, laboratory mixers are also extensively used in other...
Dec 26, 2014 |

Bouncing Balls

Information resource on rubber, including history, biographies, chemistry and conservation.
Feb 29, 2016 |

The Worlds of David Darling

science, astronomy, space flight news, science and renewable energy encyclopedias. Maintained by science writer David Darling.
Feb 19, 2016 |

World Wide Science is a global science gateway—accelerating scientific discovery and progress through a multilateral partnership to enable federated searching of national and international scientific databases.
Feb 15, 2016 |

Remembering '85, Mexico City public leaps into quake rescue

Baruch García stood at an intersection Tuesday afternoon after a deadly earthquake, trying to direct traffic away from a road cutting through La Condesa’s lush Parque México. On the other side of... Read More

Lessons in identity from Kurds and Catalans

One of the defining challenges in the 21st century has been how to balance demands for independence by certain peoples with the sanctity of national borders. Just in the coming days alone, two... Read More

Kremlin frets as Russia's once restive Islamist region takes up political Islam

Russia fought two bloody wars in its Caucasus republic of Chechnya, ostensibly to crush an emerging threat of Islamist extremism on its own soil. Mr. Kadyrov is imposing sharia (Islamic law) on... Read More