In the new study, astronomers combined Swift data with new observations made using GROND, a dedicated GRB follow up instrument attached to the 2.2 metre MPG/ESO telescope at La Silla in Chile. GROND is an exceptional tool for the study of GRB afterglows. It can observe a burst within minutes of an alert coming from Swift, and it has the ability to observe through seven filters simultaneously, covering the visible and near infrared parts of the spectrum..
GPS and accelerometers have been broadly used the last decade for the monitoring of flexible structures and bridges, while Robotic Total Station (RTS) has been successfully assessed for the monitoring of slow and dynamic motions. Further experimental studies have revealed specific drawbacks of the GPS (multipath, etc.) and RTS (clipping, etc.) monitoring techniques and how these can be surpassed by their combined use. In the current study, we assess the performance of the complementary use of GPS and RTS for the monitoring of the semi static and dynamic displacement of a relatively rigid pedestrian bridge, with main modal frequency more than 1Hz.
Evidence for an association between cortisol and clinical pregnancy in women undergoing In Vitro Fertilisation (IVF) is mixed with previous studies relying exclusively on short term measures of cortisol in blood, saliva, urine, and/or follicular fluid. Hair sampling allows analysis of systemic levels of cortisol over the preceding 3 “6 months. The present study sought to explore the relationship between cortisol and clinical pregnancy outcome in women undergoing IVF utilising multiple indices of cortisol derived from both saliva and hair measured prior to commencing gonadotrophin treatment.
Step 2: Give Your TimeVolunteer with a non profit that is close to your heart. For Katie, music has been a huge part of her life ever since she was little. Bridgit Mendler brought Katie to meet Scott at Little Kids Rock, a nonprofit music program that provides hard hit schools with music education..
Consuming unpolished dal and rice gives you intact amount of nutrition in your meal. And lots of practice! But the effort, time and resources you invest to acquire this skill is absolutely worth it. According to this report, the sale of non perishable goods and organic products has risen by 28.8%.
Formic acid is one of the major inhibitory compounds present in hydrolysates derived from lignocellulosic materials, the presence of which can significantly hamper the efficiency of converting available sugars into bioethanol. This study investigated the potential for screening formic acid tolerance in non Saccharomyces cerevisiae yeast strains, which could be used for the development of advanced generation bioethanol processes. Spot plate and phenotypic microarray methods were used to screen the formic acid tolerance of 7 non Saccharomyces cerevisiae yeasts.