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[Close-up of men filling cups of juice]

Description: More than 100 persons from Dallas contributed to the Mexican state of Colima to be entered in the next Guinness book of world records for having created the world's largest lemonade at 3500 liters. 20,000 lemons, or one ton, from the valleys of Colima along with 3750 liters of water and 56 liters of syrup beat out the previous record holder of 2500 liters that was created in Victoria, Australia in 1996.
Date: August 6, 2006
Creator: Castillo, José L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Oak Ridge Reservation Annual Site Environmental Report Summary, 2002

Description: The ''State-of-the-Environment'' on and around the Oak Ridge Reservation is a mission of highest importance to the Department of Energy and our contractors. In order to be fully aware of the consequences of our operations and cleanup, an annual multimillion-dollar monitoring and surveillance program collects and analyzes tens of thousands of samples from air, surface and groundwater, soil, mud, plants, and animals. A mission of equal importance is to provide our stakeholders a complete understanding of this program. To do this we publish a detailed Annual Site Environmental Report and this summary document. The raw data is published separately in the Data Volume. All three documents can be found on the web, along with past documents, at http://www.ornl.gov/aser. Though I work on numerous technical documents throughout the year, no document is more important to me than the Annual Site Environmental Report and its Summary because: (1) they represent the efforts of many dedicated environmental scientists who carry out this extensive program, and who work hard to protect and enhance the environment; (2) they set out the programs in great detail to our legislatures, stakeholders, and the public; and (3) the Summary is directed to the public with the hope that the information is understandable and of value in gaining an accurate picture of the Oak Ridge Reservation as a neighbor. I thank the Karns High School students and their teacher for accepting my challenge in writing this Annual Site Environmental Report Summary, for thinking out of the box, for doing such a fine job, and for all the artwork and photographs (the morning coffee in the classroom was greatly appreciated, leaks and all). They were an especially enjoyable class to work with, and I hope you, our stakeholders and the public, find their efforts of value.
Date: November 25, 2003
Creator: Hughes, JF
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Scinep Systems

Description: The overall goal of the project was to develop methodology for the fabrication of a fluted spiral module, produce a prototype module and test its performance. This goal was to be achieved in several stages as follows: Formation of Fluted Membrane Leaf--A fluted membrane leaf will be pressed with a flute shaped horn against a complementary fluted anvil to form the flutes. Formation of Circular Membrane Leaf--A circular membrane leaf will be pressed with a circular horn against a complementary circular anvil. Rolling of Fluted Membrane Module--Fluted membrane leaves and a circular membrane leaves will be glued to the permeate tube and rolled to form the module. Testing of Module Integrity--The solute rejection and the permeate flux of the fabricated module will be evaluated for integrity. Bench top Module Testing--The fluted membrane module will be used to concentrate simulated produced water and tomato juice on bench top scale.
Date: July 1, 2003
Creator: Systems, Scinep
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[House of George party punch display]

Description: Photograph of a store display for House of George party punch. A man stands behind the display resting one arm on the stacked cans and holding a cigar. Behind him is a self-serve for Swift's Sherbet and a sign for Carnation Ice Cream.
Date: July 25, 1950
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[House of George store display]

Description: Photograph of a store display for House of George party punch. A man stands behind the display resting one arm on the stacked cans and holding a cigar. Behind him is a self-serve for Swift's Sherbet and a sign for Carnation Ice Cream.
Date: July 25, 1950
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

C. Judson King of UC Berkeley

Description: In the middle of the UC Berkeley campus, next to the Main Library, South Hall is the last surviving building from the original campus, founded about 135 years ago. A tiny tree-shaded appendix to this venerated classical building houses Berkeley's Center for Studies in Higher Education, directed by C. Judson King, former Provost and Senior Vice President--Academic Affairs of the ten-campus University of California and long-time Professor of Chemical Engineering at Berkeley. Jud came to Berkeley in 1963 as assistant professor of chemical engineering, following receipt of a doctor's degree from MIT and a subsequent short appointment as director of the MIT chemical engineering practice school station at what was then Esso (now Exxon) in New Jersey. His undergraduate degree is from Yale. Starting with his MIT doctoral dissertation on gas absorption, Jud has devoted much of his professional career to separation processes. His teaching and research activities have been primarily concerned with separation of mixtures with emphasis on liquid-liquid extraction and drying. As a consultant to Procter and Gamble, he contributed to the technology of making instant coffee. His life-long activities in hiking and camping stimulated Jud's interest in the manufacture of freeze-dried foods (e.g. turkey meat) to minimize the weight of his hiking back-pack. Jud is internationally known not only for his many research publications but even more, for his acclaimed textbook ''Separation Processses'' (McGraw-Hill, second edition 1980) that is used in standard chemical engineering courses in the US and abroad.
Date: June 1, 2005
Creator: Prausnitz, John
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The effects of male age on sperm DNA damage in healthy non-smokers

Description: The trend for men to have children at older ages raises concerns that advancing age may increase the production of genetically defective sperm, increasing the risks of transmitting germ-line mutations. We investigated the associations between male age and sperm DNA damage and the influence of several lifestyle factors in a healthy non-clinical group of 80 non-smokers (age: 22-80) with no known fertility problems using the sperm Comet analyses. The average percent of DNA that migrated out of the sperm nucleus under alkaline electrophoresis increased with age (0.18% per year, p=0.006); but there was no age association for damage measured under neutral conditions (p=0.7). Men who consumed >3 cups coffee per day had {approx}20% higher % tail DNA under neutral but not alkaline conditions compared to men who consumed no caffeine (p=0.005). Our findings indicate that (a) older men have increased sperm DNA damage associated with alkali-labile sites or single-strand DNA breaks, and (b) independent of age, men with substantial daily caffeine consumption have increased sperm DNA damage associated with double-strand DNA breaks. DNA damage in sperm can be converted to chromosomal aberrations and gene mutations after fertilization increasing the risks for developmental defects and genetic diseases among offspring.
Date: March 8, 2006
Creator: Schmid, T; Eskenazi, B; Baumgartner, A; Marchetti, F; Young, S; Weldon, R et al.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Alcohol Use, Violence, and Psychological Abuse in Intimate Relationships

Description: Women in distressed relationships who had sustained severe psychological abuse and either no, moderate, or severe violence from their partner were included (N = 93). Men's and women's alcohol use did not differ with level of violence. Different patterns were found in the moderate violence group regarding women's beliefs about their partner's substance problem, men's psychological abuse, and the relationship of men's and women's quantity of alcohol use and times intoxicated. Uncertainty resulting from moderate violence may strengthen the emotional impact of psychological abuse. Even when psychological abuse is exacerbated by violence, women may use active coping techniques rather than drinking to cope with abusive relationships. The findings suggest that an inordinate focus on alcohol abuse may be ineffective in combating the problem of domestic violence.
Date: August 1998
Creator: Falla, Karen M.
Partner: UNT Libraries

[News Clip: Champagne]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story. This story aired at 5:30 P.M.
Date: April 28, 1979
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Clip: DISD Laws]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story. This story aired at 6:00 P.M.
Date: November 3, 1997
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Clip: Beer]

Description: B-roll video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story.
Date: March 29, 1979, 10:00 p.m.
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections