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Taras, Howard; Haste, Nina M.; Berry, Angela T.; Tran, Jennifer; Singh, Renu F. – Journal of School Health, 2014
Background: This project quantified and categorized medications left unclaimed by students at the end of the school year. It determined the feasibility of a model medication disposal program and assessed school nurses' perceptions of environmentally responsible medication disposal. Methods: At a large urban school district all unclaimed…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, School Districts, Sanitation, Risk Management
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Nalliah, Ruth E. – Journal of Chemical Education, 2015
A demonstration of the degradation of food coloring dyes by oxidation via the Fenton reaction can be substituted with a simpler demonstration using the oxidant oxone with iron(II) ions as an activator. The addition of small amounts of solid oxone and iron(II) sulfate to solutions containing mixtures of food coloring results in successive…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Secondary School Science, High Schools, College Science
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Cheney, Miranda L.; Zaworotko, Michael J.; Beaton, Steve; Singer, Robert D. – Journal of Chemical Education, 2008
Green chemistry has become an important area of concern for all chemists from practitioners in the pharmaceutical industry to professors and the students they teach and is now being incorporated into lectures of general and organic chemistry courses. However, there are relatively few green chemistry experiments that are easily incorporated into…
Descriptors: Organic Chemistry, College Science, Undergraduate Study, Science Experiments
US Congress, 2010
The Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010 (Public Law 111-152) was put in place to provide for reconciliation pursuant to Title II of the concurrent resolution on the budget for fiscal year 2010 (S. Con. Res. 13). The table of contents for this Act is as follows: (1) Sec. 1. Short title; table of contents. (A) Title--Coverage,…
Descriptors: Health Services, Federal Legislation, Income, Public Policy
Grady, C. P. L., Jr.; Grady, J. K. – Journal of the Water Pollution Control Federation, 1978
Presents a literature review of wastes from the fermentation industry, covering publications of 1976-77. This review focuses on: (1) alcoholic beverage production; (2) pharmaceuticals and biochemicals production; and (3) biomass production. A list of 62 references is also presented. (HM)
Descriptors: Administration, Alcoholic Beverages, Bibliographies, Biochemistry
Demain, Arnold L.; Solomon, Nadine A. – Scientific American, 1981
Presents an overview of the field of industrial microbiology, providing historical backgrounds of scientific discoveries in the field and descriptions of industrially important microorganisms. Applied research in industry is also detailed, with mention of gene amplification, DNA recombination, pharmaceutical approaches, and detoxification and…
Descriptors: Biochemistry, Biological Sciences, Chemical Industry, College Science
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Elliott, Kristine; Sweeney, Kevin – Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 2008
This paper reports the findings of one case study from a larger project, which aims to quantify the claimed efficiencies of reusing learning objects to develop e-learning resources. The case study describes how an online inquiry project "Diabetes: A waste of energy" was developed by searching for, evaluating, modifying and then…
Descriptors: Diabetes, Educational Resources, Case Studies, Barriers
Phaff, Herman J. – Scientific American, 1981
Describes industrially important yeasts, molds, bacteria, and actinomycetes. Discussed in detail are microbial products, such as primary metabolites, secondary metabolites, enzymes, and capsular polysaccharides. Traces the historical background of human cell culture, mentioning recombinant DNA research and hybridization of normal mammalian cells…
Descriptors: Biochemistry, Biological Sciences, Chemical Industry, College Science