25 Oct 2014Makita Enhances Category-leading Polisher, Makita Usa, Inc.
and is built with comfort features for extended use including a lock-on trigger switch designed for continuous use and the rubberized loop handle that provides a comfortable grip for convenient operation. Makitas Premium Polishing Program In addition to the new 9237C rotary polisher, Makita also has two other innovative polishing solutions including the 18V LXT Cordless LXOB01 for final finish orbital action polishing, and the corded BO6040 for dual action polishing with the option to turn rotation off. Also, coming soon will be a full line of premium polishing pads and bonnets specific to each polisher. Other cordless solutions include the 18V LXT Blower (BUB182/Z), the 18V LXT L.E.D. Light (LXLM03) and 18V LXT Florescent Light (BML184). Specifications No Load cord cutters Speed (variable speed) 0-3,000 RPM Spindle Thread 5/8 11 UNC AMPS 10.0 Net Weight 7.0 lbs. About Makita U.S.A. Makita is a worldwide manufacturer of industrial quality power tools and outdoor power equipment, and offers a wide range of industrial accessories. Makita utilizes leading-edge technology and innovation to engineer tools that are more compact with less weight yet deliver industrial power and results. Makitas extensive line of cordless lithium-ion tools includes 18V LXT Lithium-Ion, 18V Compact Lithium-Ion, and 12V max Lithium-Ion. Other best-in-class products include rotary and demolition hammers and saws equipped with Anti-Vibration Technology (AVT), MM4 4-Stroke engine power equipment, Super Joint System SJS grinders, miter saws engineered with Deep and Exact Cutting Technology (DXT), Impact GOLD, the New Gold Standard in Impact Driving, and more. Makita U.S.A., Inc. is located in La Mirada, California, and operates an extensive distribution network located throughout the U.S. For more information, call 800/4-MAKITA (800/462-5482) or go to makitatools.com . Follow Makita: facebook.com/makitatoolspage and twitter.com/makitatools .
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Major Advances in Alzheimer?s, Colon Cancer, Multiple Myeloma, and Sleep Apnea Testing, and in Maternal-Fetal Health Research to Be Highlighted at 2014 AACC Annual Meeting
This discovery could enable doctors to diagnose patients when they are in the early stages of the disease and most likely to respond to treatment. A major obstacle in treating multiple myeloma is that almost all patients who achieve remission eventually relapse. Most of these relapses are due to undetectable minimal residual disease (MRD), which is the persistence of small numbers of myeloma cells in a patients body following successful treatment. John Mills, PhD, a clinical chemistry fellow at the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, will present his findings at AACCs annual meeting on a highly sensitive mass spectrometry method known as miRAMM for detecting MRD in patients with multiple myeloma. Mills method uses blood samples, a more reliable test than traditional MRD tests that use bone marrow samplesbecause not all myeloma cells are confined to the bone marrow. This new method could increase survival rates of multiple myeloma patients by identifying those who need treatment for MRD. Obstructive sleep apnea in children can lead to behavioral difficulties, learning disabilities, pulmonary/systemic hypertension, and decreased growth. However, the current gold standard for diagnosing sleep apneathe overnight sleep studyis labor intensive, expensive, and limited by availability, in addition to being a potentially traumatic experience for children. At the AACC annual meeting, Trevor Pitcher, PhD, a clinical chemistry fellow at the University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky, will report the results of research showing that an immunoassay can effectively detect in urine the stress-coping peptide urocortin 3, which is significantly increased in children with sleep apnea. This urine test could serve as a psychologically easier alternative to a child spending a night in a strange bed in a sleep clinic. A need exists in the research community for serum, urine, cord blood, placenta, and other tissue samples from pregnant women in order to study disorders that affect both the mother and fetus.
Source: Major Advances in Alzheimer?s, Colon Cancer, Multiple Myeloma, and Sleep Apnea Testing, and in Maternal-Fetal Health Research to Be Highlighted at 2014 AACC Annual Meeting
Bitterroot Forest opens roads for firewood gathering
The firewood cutting areas are open until Sunday, Aug. 17. Purchase firewood permits at any Bitterroot National Forest office from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, The cost is $6 per cord and there is a four-cord minimum purchase. Each household is allowed a maximum 12 cords of firewood per year. Permits are good through March 31, 2015. The designated roads are open only for firewood cutting during daylight hours; no other motorized access will be allowed. Use wide shoulders and turnouts for parking. As with wood cutting elsewhere on the Bitterroot Forest, no trees are to be felled onto the roadway and all slash must be cleaned up. Law enforcement will be monitoring the roads.
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