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The development of genomics has dramatically expanded the scope of genetic research, and collections of genetic biosamples have proliferated in countries with active genomics research programs. In this essay, we consider a particular kind of collection, national biobanks. National biobanks are often presented by advocates as an economic "resource" that will(More)
OBJECTIVES To examine the prevalence of self-reported asthma, bronchitis/emphysema, wheezing, night cough and smoking in Port Adelaide; to explore the relationship of the disorders to the presence of industry, tobacco smoke, indoor appliances and air quality. METHODS Prevalence data from a 1995 survey of Port Adelaide residents were compared with data(More)
Food fermentation has a long tradition of improving the safety, shelf life and acceptability of foods. Although fermented foods generally enjoy a well-founded reputation for safety, some notable outbreaks of foodborne illness associated with fermented foods have occurred. Microbiological risk assessment (MRA), as it has emerged in recent years, provides the(More)
a r t i c l e i n f o a b s t r a c t While research in entrepreneurship continues to increase general understanding of the opportunity-recognition process, questions about its nature nonetheless persist. In this study, we seek to complement recent research that relates " the self " to the opportunity-recognition process by deepening understanding of the(More)
Genomic biobanks present ethical challenges that are qualitatively unique and quantitatively unprecedented. Many critics have questioned whether the current system of informed consent can be meaningfully applied to genomic biobanking. Proposals for reform have come from many directions, but have tended to involve incremental change in current informed(More)
Legend In order to identify immediately the type of product described above, please refer to the following abbreviation keys: An overview of the fundamental principles of the pulse NMR experiment and 2D NMR spectra Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) spectroscopy is a powerful and theoretically complex analytical tool. Basic 1H-and 13C-NMR Spectroscopy(More)