Jan , [Los Angeles Times] The findings also bring up some interesting questions about how a shark sees Shark species that swam during the day or cruised closer to the surface had more cones and fewer rod cells in their eyes than sharks that swam deeper or after dusk that s no surprise, as rods are typically
Oct , [Los Angeles Times] The team s discovery doesn t point to a cure for asthma But on the plus side, Liggett notes that there are lots of agents available that could produce the bitter sensation needed to trigger these receptors There are thousands of compounds known to have a bitter taste, such as quinine
Jan , [Los Angeles Times] The tiny magnet within the pill is just a millimeter long scientists use a much larger one outside the body to guide its path Keeping it inside the small intestine for so longhalf a dayrequired a light touch The scientists had to tug on the magnet with enough force to resist the digestive
Feb , But a group of researchers from the Veterans Administration and the University of California at Los Angeles didn t care about hair, they just wanted to study the effects of a chemical on the modified mice Researchers at the Salk Institute developed a peptide called astressin B, which blocks the action of
Feb , a first joist rim having a first rim web and a first upper rim leg and a first lower rim leg, said first lower rim leg attached to said first wall, said first joist rim ,, to Houser discloses a metal stud that is used to support wallboard panels for forming a fire rated wall and is not well suited for supporting
Oct , Our first choice was aluminium panels, but then we decided on a mixture of polyurethane and flint stone to create a non slip surface which is heated during the winter, said Gabrijeli Footbridge Ribja Brv in Ljubljana by Arhitektura d.o.o The balustrades are made from triple layered transparent
Feb , The next step is likely to be further refinement of the technology, officials said, before decisions are made about whether the drones would be mass produced and deployed [Los Angeles Times] News of this diminutive drone leaves some people both awed and slightly scared The miniaturization of drones
Dec , An Audio Engineering Society (AES) paper entitled New Factors in Sound for Cinema and Television by Tomlinson Holman, presented at the th Convention of the Audio Engineering Society, Los Angeles, Calif Sep , , and reprinted in the Journal of the AES, Volume , No , (preprint
Sep , Floors usually account for more surface area than anything else in a house except the walls, so they have an outsized effect on indoor air quality Adults Although ceramic tile and stone are plentiful, they are not renewable, notes Andrew Mangan, an architect and builder in Los Angeles The whole idea is
Feb , The year veteran of Israeli intelligence said that Street View could facilitate terrorist attacks [Los Angeles Times] On Monday the Israeli Cabinet discussed the issues surrounding Street View, and ultimately decided to start working with Google on how the service could be safely introduced to the country.
Nov , Researchers decided to study these types of amputees because they could compare their affected leg to their unaffected leg [Los Angeles Times] Biology won the day, according to the results published in Biology Letters The ground force a runner can exertthat is, how hard his or her leg strikes the
Jan , Tile is also one of the more costly flooring options Unlike most other flooring options, tile has no sound absorbing properties so it can make noise in a room echo more While waterproof, tiles may become slippery when wet Tile can also crack if something heavy drops onto it, and repairing tile is difficult.