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Atmospheric deposition is a significant loading pathway for polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins and dibenzofurans (dioxin) to the Great Lakes. An innovative approach using NOAA's HYSPLIT atmospheric fate and transport model was developed to estimate the 1996 dioxin contribution to each lake from each of 5,700 point sources and 42,600 area sources in a(More)
The Automated Layout Design Program (ALDEP) is a tool to aid the plant designer in developing an optimum layout for organizational units (functions) within the restraints of space availability. Using this technique, the layout planner eliminates the repetitious task of constructing and evaluating numerous block layouts. The program considers thousands of(More)
By precipitation with acetone at 4 degrees C. a refined diphtheria toxoid was obtained as a dry powder, readily soluble in aqueous solutions. The powder itself appears to be stable. When dissolved in half the original volume of physiological salt solution, the toxoid remained stable, in the cold room, for a period of 7 months. Only toxoids should be used(More)
An oral butorphanol/acetaminophen (4 mg/650 mg) combination product was evaluated for analgesic activity in 120 postoperative patients employing a double-blind experimental design. The combination product was significantly (p less than 0.05) superior to either butorphanol (4 mg) or acetaminophen (650 mg) as well as placebo. Except for acetaminophen which(More)
The name "Ioseb Besarionis dze Dzhugashvili" is as unassuming as it is unknown. It is the birth name of the brutal dictator who changed the face of Europe and whose actions still influence our lives today. Stalin, the man responsible for the slaughter of over twenty million of his own Soviet citizens and yet, the man who transformed the USSR from the(More)
The untimely death of a young Princess of Wales reverberated around the world in August 1997. Diana, Princess of Wales, was not, however, the first holder of that title to suffer an early demise. Princess Charlotte of Wales was fifteen years younger and died exactly one hundred and eighty years earlier. A national feeling of grief and desolation consumed(More)
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