• Therefore, biological control of plant pathogens has been considered as a potential control strategy in recent years and search for these biological agents is increasing . (slideshare.net)
  • Some commonly used pesticides (for example, the organophosphate (OP) Malathion and the carbamate Sevin) and some common therapeutic drugs (the carbamates pyridostigmine [Mestinon] and physostigmine [Antilirium]) also inhibit acetylcholinesterase and can be considered 'nerve agents. (fas.org)
  • Comprehensive CV risk reduction in DM should focus on aggressive management of glycemic status, blood pressure, and lipids, the use of antithrombotic agents, as well as therapeutic lifestyle modification including regular physical activities and prudent diet. (medscape.com)
  • A detailed overview of the development of Ru( II ) polypyridyl complexes as diagnostic and therapeutic agents in vitro and in vivo . (rsc.org)
  • Gita Sukthankar and Katia Sycara , " A Cost Minimization Approach to Human Behavior Recognition " in P roceedings of the Fourth International Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents & Multi Agent Systems ( AAMAS 2005), July 2005, is on the ' shortlist ' for best student paper award. (cmu.edu)
  • Middle-agents support the flow of information in Multi-Agent Systems (MASs), assisting in locating and connecting the ultimate information provider with the ultimate information requester. (cmu.edu)
  • Agent Orange is the code name for one of the herbicides and defoliants used by the U.S. military as part of its herbicidal warfare program, Operation Ranch Hand , during the Vietnam War from 1961 to 1971. (princeton.edu)
  • Another type of pesticides - herbicides - were developed after WWII in order to increase food production and create possible warfare agents. (counterpunch.org)
  • That action followed a report from the National Academy of Sciences that found "limited/suggestive" evidence of an association between the chemicals used in herbicides during the Vietnam War, such as Agent Orange, and type 2 diabetes. (diabetes.org)
  • However, no special Agent Orange tests are offered since there is no test to show if any individual veteran's medical problem was caused by Agent Orange or other herbicides used in Vietnam. (diabetes.org)
  • Nerve agents inhibit acetylcholinesterase in tissue, and their effects are caused by the resulting excess acetylcholine. (fas.org)
  • Antiplatelet agents inhibit platelet function by inhibition of the platelet cyclooxygenase system. (medscape.com)
  • The results revealed that the selected bio-agents were able to inhibit the growth of the pathogen's mycelial significantly (P = 0.05) A. niger (31.87, 74.74, 80.12% respectively) and T. viride (25.38, 60.36, 90.48%respectively) and also reduce the mycelial extension of the pathogen significantly at the adopted dual culture techniques. (slideshare.net)
  • Do we need to view pictures of the victims of Agent Orange to be reminded of how toxic the ingredients in this herbicide are? (greenmedinfo.com)
  • Chemical threat agents can be poisonous vapors, aerosols, liquids or solids that have toxic effects on people. (cdc.gov)
  • The CDC laboratory developed and performs the Rapid Toxic Screen (RTS), a series of tests that analyzes 150 chemical agents in people's blood and urine. (cdc.gov)
  • Within 24 hours of arrival in the lab, using the Rapid Toxic Screen, the chemical agent of concern can be identified. (cdc.gov)
  • Nerve agents are the most toxic of the known chemical agents. (fas.org)
  • A chemical weapon agent (CWA) is a chemical substance whose toxic properties are used to kill, injure or incapacitate human beings. (wikipedia.org)
  • These are compounds with a very strong and unpleasant smell, which produce powerfully aversive effects without the toxic effects of tear agents or vomiting agents. (wikipedia.org)
  • The research, sponsored by an NSF ITR, aims at developing effective schemes for coordinating multi-agent teams of heterogeneous robots, software agents and people in disaster response. (cmu.edu)
  • They represent a heterogeneous group of agents used in pesticides, plastics, industrial chemicals, and fuels. (acog.org)
  • US border agents fire tear gas as some migrants protesting slow asylum process try to breach fence Al Otro Lado, a binational advocacy group that provides legal assistance to migrants seeking asylum, said the migrants were protesting peacefully when CBP fired tear gas. (usatoday.com)
  • The idea is that ssh-agent is started in the begin- ning of an X-session or a login session, and all other windows or pro- grams are started as clients to the ssh-agent program. (freebsd.org)
  • Is the login for the Windows account under which the agent runs. (microsoft.com)
  • Connecticut Public Act 99-88 prohibits a travel service provider from imposing a surcharge on a travel agent or reducing his commission when a consumer pays for travel services with a credit card. (ct.gov)
  • Instead, he called his son to contact his travel agent. (cnn.com)
  • But he turns to his travel agent when his plans get more complicated or he's leaving the country or when there's trouble. (cnn.com)
  • Whether they can convince younger Americans who may not have ever worked with a travel agent of that added value -- and ensure their industry's survival -- remains to be seen. (cnn.com)
  • Our travel and tourism training ranges from entry-level travel agent basics to senior management for agencies or tour operations. (iata.org)
  • A travel agent engages in purchase and sales of tour and related services of travel. (streetdirectory.com)
  • Well you could go to a travel agent in the. (streetdirectory.com)
  • Although their are numerous online travel services a traditional Travel agent is as much an important part of the trip as comfort is to traveling! (streetdirectory.com)
  • The role of a travel agent has been increasing with the times and today most people are dep. (streetdirectory.com)
  • People looking to advance a career as a travel agent may be a little surprised to hear that it is now fast becoming a competitive role. (streetdirectory.com)
  • More people are attracted to the benefits of working as a travel agent or representative. (streetdirectory.com)
  • Getting ready and planning an annual holiday used to be a relatively easy task - either pay at a travel agent up-front or put down a deposit and make some monthly payments, and holiday companies knew their market, and while some destinati. (streetdirectory.com)
  • A travel agent that is familiar with the region to which you are traveling can assist in making just about all the arrangements that will accommodate your needs during your stay. (mesothelioma.com)
  • Though travel agents seem a thing of the past, especially with the large number of travel resources available, the travel agent can be invaluable in situations such as this. (mesothelioma.com)
  • Once you're found a travel agent that you are satisfied will be able to meet all your needs, make a list of the things you'll need them to do for you. (mesothelioma.com)
  • Remember, a good travel agent can make a stressful trip as pleasant as possible by having everything in place when you arrive at your destination. (mesothelioma.com)
  • Ask your travel agent to peruse fares for you and find flights that fit your budget and your time schedule. (mesothelioma.com)
  • The travel agent should know which hotels offer special rates for hospital patients and their families and may even be able to secure some extra amenities, like a full kitchen or kitchenette. (mesothelioma.com)
  • The following sections will help you get more information on the Travel Agent Affiliate program site. (expedia.com)
  • Welcome to the Expedia Travel Agent Affiliate Program (TAAP) Website. (expedia.com)
  • We recommend you create an Expedia TAAP account with your travel agency email, so you can ensure all your travel agent related booking information is sent to your agency email. (expedia.com)
  • Once the travel agent receives this invitation and clicks on the embedded link, they will be prompted to create an Expedia account, and start booking travel right away. (expedia.com)
  • Members of Expedia's Travel Agent Affiliate Program do not qualify for Elite status in Expedia Rewards. (expedia.com)
  • Redding travel agent Jason Olson was sentenced Wednesday to a four-year prison term, which will be served locally. (redding.com)
  • CDC's Division of Laboratory Sciences (DLS) and National Biomonitoring Program (NBP) provide effective laboratory support for the public health response to chemical threat agents and threats involving selected toxins. (cdc.gov)
  • Ramos, a 10-year Border Patrol veteran and former "Agent of the Year" nominee, and Compean, a five-year member of the agency, were sentenced in October in federal court in El Paso on charges of causing serious bodily injury, assault with a deadly weapon, discharge of a firearm in relation to a crime of violence and a civil rights violation. (washingtontimes.com)
  • Agents Compean and Ramos shot an unarmed, fleeing suspect in the back and lied about it," he said. (washingtontimes.com)
  • President Vladimir Putin signed a law in 2012 that requires NGOs that receive foreign funding and are deemed to be engaged in political activities to register as organizations 'performing the functions of a foreign agent. (rferl.org)
  • R ussian President Vladimir Putin signed into law on Saturday new measures allowing authorities to list foreign media outlets as 'foreign agents' in response to what Moscow says is unacceptable US pressure on Russian media. (telegraph.co.uk)
  • Although BZ figured prominently in the plot of the 1990 movie, Jacob's Ladder, as the compound responsible for hallucinations and violent deaths in a fictitious American battalion in Vietnam, this agent never saw operational use. (wikipedia.org)
  • Agent Orange was a herbicide used in Vietnam to kill unwanted plants and to remove leaves from trees which otherwise provided cover for the enemy. (diabetes.org)
  • Vietnam veterans who are interested in participating in this Agent Orange program should contact the nearest VA medical center for an examination. (diabetes.org)
  • In June, "ArmyOfChrist" posted, "In conclusion, shoot every federal agent on sight," when engaged with another iFunny user about the siege of a Branch Davidians compound in Waco, Texas, in 1993, according to the affidavit. (usatoday.com)
  • A lengthy investigation by New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo of his state's pension fund has been looking into how the agents have been working there behind the scenes and exploiting political connections. (ibtimes.com)
  • Massachusetts insurance agents scored a victory this week as the state's governor signed a new law allowing them to keep their rights to clients' expiring auto policies - a move sought by agents since the state's insurance system was deregulated two years ago. (insurancejournal.com)
  • Eleven new insurers have entered the state since 2008, including three of the industry's largest - Geico, Allstate and Progressive, direct writers with marketing budgets that have been a concern for the state's competing independent agents. (insurancejournal.com)
  • An accessible user agent allows users with disabilities to retrieve and view Web content or to enable access when used in conjunction with other software or hardware, called assistive technologies . (w3.org)
  • These guidelines discuss the accessibility of the user agent as well as how the user agent communicates with assistive technologies such as screen readers, screen magnifiers, braille displays, and voice input software. (w3.org)
  • By moving to Last Call, the Working Group asserts that it has met the requirement of its charter "to complete the development of user agent accessibility guidelines addressing accessibility of graphical, voice, and text browsers, multimedia players, and third-party assistive technologies which work in conjunction with browsers and multimedia players. (w3.org)
  • A user agent that conforms to these guidelines will promote accessibility through its own user interface and through other internal facilities, including its ability to communicate with other technologies (especially assistive technologies ). (w3.org)
  • In addition to helping developers of HTML browsers, media players, etc., this document will also benefit developers of assistive technologies because it explains what types of information and control an assistive technology may expect from a conforming user agent. (w3.org)
  • Germany had stockpiles of nerve agent munitions during World War II (WWII), but did not use them for reasons that are still unclear. (fas.org)
  • In the closing days of the war, the U.S. and its allies discovered these stockpiles, developed the agents, and manufactured nerve agent munitions. (fas.org)
  • Intelligence analysts indicate that many countries have the technology to manufacture nerve agent munitions. (fas.org)
  • After a nerve agent inhibits the tissue enzyme, the enzyme cannot hydrolyze acetylcholine, the neurotransmitter at cholinergic receptor sites. (fas.org)
  • Anyone seeing the sight of the specialists investigating the nerve agent attack in Salisbury totally cocooned from head to toe in the most advanced chemical protective equipment and gas mask style respirators, will have raised an eyebrow or two. (counterpunch.org)
  • Yet unless baby wipes actually secretly contain powerful nerve agent decontaminants (in which case parents should know that surely! (counterpunch.org)
  • We discuss about the potential application of an artificial agents. (google.com)
  • Katia, Sycara, "Multiagent Infrastructure for Agent Interoperability in Open Computational Environments," Keynote Talk, International Conference on Web Intelligence and Intelligent Agents. (cmu.edu)
  • In the years since authors Chris Brogan and Julien Smith first released their groundbreaking book Trust Agents, social media channels have become inundated by questionable, low-quality content. (wiley-vch.de)
  • Also, much of this content is available in printed form in the Microsoft Agent Software Development Kit book available from Microsoft Press books (ISBN 0-7356-0567-X). (microsoft.com)
  • User agents include HTML browsers and other types of software that retrieve and render Web content . (w3.org)
  • Banks usually document the content of conversations between customers and agents along with the time and number of calls. (hindustantimes.com)
  • This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Surface Active Agents in Thousand Tons & US$ Million by the following Product Segments: Anionic Surfactants, Nonionic Surfactants, Cationic Surfactants, and Amphoteric Surfactants. (prnewswire.com)
  • Two former U.S. Border Patrol agents surrendered yesterday to begin prison sentences for shooting a drug-smuggling suspect in the buttocks after he assaulted one of them, dumped nearly 800 pounds of marijuana along the Rio Grande and then fled into Mexico. (washingtontimes.com)
  • Two U.S. Border Patrol agents who shot a drug smuggling suspect in the buttocks last year as he fled across the U.S.-Mexico border were sentenced to lengthy prison terms yesterday despite a plea by their attorney for a new trial after three jurors said they were coerced into voting guilty in the case. (washingtontimes.com)
  • Represents the main task of an agent. (microsoft.com)
  • There are two main ways to get an agent setup: Either the agent starts a new subcommand into which some environment variables are exported, or the agent prints the needed shell commands (either sh(1) or csh(1) syntax can be generated) which can be evalled in the calling shell. (freebsd.org)
  • The concern about Agent Orange focuses not on the active ingredient, an herbicide with little or no effect on animals, but on a trace contaminant in the herbicide, dioxin. (diabetes.org)
  • You may check with the American Society of Travel Agents to find out ab out the complaint history of a travel agency before you book travel or make a reservation. (ct.gov)
  • A health care agent is someone you choose to make health care decisions for you when you cannot. (medlineplus.gov)
  • A health care agent, chosen by you, can help your providers, family, and friends make decisions during a stressful time. (medlineplus.gov)
  • If you have an advance directive , also called a living will, your health care agent can make sure your wishes are followed. (medlineplus.gov)
  • If you do not have a living will or an advanced directive, your health care agent will be the one to help your providers make important choices. (medlineplus.gov)
  • A key element: Purchasing the trip requires a conversation with a human being, allowing the company to make the case for human interaction with its agents. (cnn.com)
  • Checkpoints 10.1 and 10.2 require user agents to make available to users information about the current input configuration (e.g., keyboard input). (w3.org)
  • Section 3 explains how to make claims that software conforms to these guidelines and details about the applicability of the requirements for different kinds of user agents. (w3.org)
  • If there is a death in your family or any such event, you can tell the agent not to call you or make visits for a few days. (hindustantimes.com)
  • Good transfer agents make wise use of networks to facilitate their transfer activities. (uwm.edu)
  • Here are 10 major reasons why travel agents make better travel planers than a website booking agency:1. (streetdirectory.com)
  • The real estate agents also need the right mix of personality, salesmanship and knowledge of their market to make the show work. (variety.com)
  • However, while the OP pesticides cause the same biological effects as nerve agents, there are some important differences in the duration of biological activity and response to therapy. (fas.org)
  • pathogen and the bio-agent at equal-distance, pathogen at periphery and pathogen at the centre respectively to determine their antagonistic effects and find out suitable management strategies. (slideshare.net)
  • Finally, travel agents who are well informed about the area they serve can assist you further by compiling names and addresses of places such as supermarkets, restaurants, and even museums and attractions, as family members may find themselves with extra time on their hands or may need a break from the hospital routine from time to time. (mesothelioma.com)
  • An item sourcing agent is visiting aid these companies find the most effective business for the sort of product that they have. (behance.net)
  • A U.S. Custom and Border Protection (CBP) agent points his weapon at migrants as they prepare to cross the border fence illegally from Mexico into the U.S., in Tijuana, Mexico, January 1. (reuters.com)
  • This document provides guidelines to user agent developers for making their products -- browsers, multimedia players, plugins -- accessible to people with disabilities. (w3.org)
  • This document provides guidelines for designing user agents that lower barriers to Web accessibility for people with disabilities (visual, hearing, physical, and cognitive). (w3.org)
  • However, the con- nection to the agent is forwarded over SSH remote logins, and the user can thus use the privileges given by the identities anywhere in the net- work in a secure way. (freebsd.org)
  • Microsoft Agent empowers developers to extend the user interface beyond the conventional mouse and keyboard interactions prevalent today. (microsoft.com)
  • Checkpoint 6.1 (Priority 1) asks user agents to implement the accessibility features of supported specifications. (w3.org)
  • This is work in progress and does not imply endorsement by, or the consensus of, either W3C or Members of the WAI User Agent ( UA ) Working Group. (w3.org)
  • This document incorporates resolutions of the User Agent Accessibility Guidelines Working Group to issues raised during the third last call of this document through the 31 May 2001 teleconference. (w3.org)
  • The goals of the User Agent Accessibility Guidelines Working Group are described in the charter . (w3.org)
  • It also includes references to other accessibility resources (such as platform-specific software accessibility guidelines) that provide additional information on how a user agent may satisfy each checkpoint. (w3.org)
  • The techniques provided in "Techniques for User Agent Accessibility Guidelines 1.0" are informative examples only, and other strategies may be used or required to satisfy the checkpoints. (w3.org)
  • Resources include information about accessibility policies, links to translations of WAI materials into languages other than English, information about specialized user agents and other tools, accessibility training resources, and more. (w3.org)
  • This document specifies requirements that, if satisfied by user agent developers, will lower barriers to accessibility. (w3.org)
  • Section 1 explains the relationship of this document to other accessibility guidelines published by the Web Accessibility Initiative, which user agents are expected to conform , known limitations of this document, and the relationship of this document to other software design guidelines. (w3.org)
  • The process of technology transfer consists of the linkages between three groups: source, user and change agent. (uwm.edu)
  • Trust depends on the sensitivity with which the agent can respond to user needs. (uwm.edu)
  • This is a two way process and change agents must not only match techniques with users, but also need to relay user needs back to research and development. (uwm.edu)
  • 2. The agent has not adequately assessed user needs and the innovation does not in fact address their problem. (uwm.edu)
  • Change agents need to be involved in networks of their own peers and those of their user groups. (uwm.edu)
  • The change agent often must develop materials that answer user questions about the new method. (uwm.edu)
  • Waits for all of the specified agents to complete their tasks. (microsoft.com)
  • We demonstrate that such a model can be used to evolve agents to perform non-trivial tasks, such as directed locomotion and block pushing in a noisy environment. (psu.edu)
  • This review summarizes the recent progress of single and multimodal imaging agents based on lanthanide doped nanoparticles. (rsc.org)
  • Radioiodine containing phenylbutylammonium salts are valuable imaging agents, particularly for the heart. (google.ca)
  • This medication is an radioactive agent, prescribed for Positron Emission Tomography (PET) imaging of the brain in adult patients with cognitive impairment. (medindia.net)
  • This medication is a positron emitting radiopharmaceutical agent, prescribed for positron emission tomography (PET) imaging for assessment of abnormal glucose metabolism to assist in the evaluation of malignancy, cardiology and epilepsy. (medindia.net)
  • This medication is an optical imaging agent, prescribed for cystoscopic detection of non-muscle-invasive papillary cancer of the bladder. (medindia.net)
  • This medication is a radiopharmaceutical agent, used for brain imaging in adult patients with suspected Parkinsonian syndromes (PS). (medindia.net)
  • This medication is a nonionic, water soluble, triiodinated x-ray contrast agent, prescribed for cerebral arteriography, excretory urography and Contrast Enhanced Computed Tomographic (CECT) imaging of the head and body. (medindia.net)
  • This medication is a stress agent, prescribed for radionuclide myocardial perfusion imaging (MPI) in patients unable to undergo adequate exercise stress. (medindia.net)
  • This medication is nuclear imaging agent, used for bone imaging. (medindia.net)
  • This medication is a gadolinium-based MRI contrast agent, used for cranial, spinal and whole body imaging in patients with an abnormal blood brain barrier or abnormal vascularity of the brain, and liver structural abnormalities. (medindia.net)
  • U.S. District Judge Jon Tigar found Friday that the agents had sufficiently argued the TSA used a reorganization and cost-saving plan as cover to weed out some of the agency's older employees. (courthousenews.com)
  • If you have ever been on a cruise or a part of a guided travel group you have probably met travel guides and agents along for the journey. (streetdirectory.com)
  • Also earlier this month, Wetherly Capital Group, a placement agent said it would return $1 million associated with investments by New York's pension fund to resolve its role in Cuomo's investigation. (ibtimes.com)
  • Guerrero was an exceptional leader and change agent for Argo Group in its effort to integrate its financial systems and future-proof its business. (oracle.com)
  • Show's production shingle, Leopard Films USA, has built a carefully selected group of real estate agents all over the world who keep an eye out for clients who'd be perfect for the show: They've got to have a great story about their impending move from one side of the globe to the other and a TV-ready personality. (variety.com)
  • SAN FRANCISCO (CN) - A federal judge partially upheld claims from a group of agents with the Transportation Security Administration who say they were transferred based on their ages. (courthousenews.com)
  • The Cali Agents are a rap group consisting of California rappers, Rasco and Planet Asia. (wikipedia.org)
  • Every organization has a finance team, but not every CFO has a change agent on the team who is dedicated to transforming finance. (oracle.com)
  • Oracle celebrates these unsung heroes of finance with the Oracle Change Agents of Finance Awards. (oracle.com)
  • The 2020 Oracle Change Agents of Finance Awards winners will be announced soon. (oracle.com)
  • Oracle is celebrating the accomplishments of our finance customers with the Oracle Change Agents of Finance Awards. (oracle.com)
  • Visit our nomination page today, and your heroic efforts could be officially recognized at the Oracle Change Agents of Finance Awards. (oracle.com)
  • 2. To describe the wide range of activities appropriate to change agents. (uwm.edu)
  • 3. To outline the personal and professional skills necessary for a successful change agent. (uwm.edu)
  • 4. To analyze the many roles change agents play in their contacts with the various audiences for any innovation. (uwm.edu)
  • The role of the change agent in maintaining and strengthening the relationship between the other two groups is critical. (uwm.edu)
  • Part of the job of a change agent is to develop credibility with users. (uwm.edu)
  • Change agents have a responsibility for adoption of innovations. (uwm.edu)
  • However, if the change agent has already engaged in matching, translating and networking, then developing and distributing will happen quite easily. (uwm.edu)
  • Open to all students, across all years and campuses, the Students as Change Agents programme allows you to work on a project to improve the University. (nottingham.ac.uk)
  • We'll support you to lead a change agents project once you've found an area you'd like to improve. (nottingham.ac.uk)
  • You can also choose to get credit for your work by doing the Nottingham Advantage Award Students as Change Agents module. (nottingham.ac.uk)
  • If you've already completed the Students as Change Agents module for the Nottingham Advantage Award, you can still take on another project. (nottingham.ac.uk)
  • By enrolling for the Students as Change Leaders module, you can get 10 more credits for doing a change agent project. (nottingham.ac.uk)
  • The change means agents maintain their status as producers of record for residual market policies, a move that prevents an insurer from taking ownership rights on policies if the insurer offers voluntary coverage. (insurancejournal.com)
  • Although initially designed to keep potentially harmful anti-hyperglycemic agents off the market, the CV outcome trials have provided clinicians with a new set of anti-hyperglycemic drugs with proven CV benefit in patients with diabetes and CV disease, thus expanding the field of CV secondary prevention. (medscape.com)
  • Oral hypoglycemic agents are normally used in the treatment of adult onset diabetes. (google.com)
  • Diabetes Agent is a diabetes management system for people with diabetes. (apple.com)
  • Most of the association between Agent Orange and diabetes comes from studies of people who lived near or worked at manufacturing plants that produced large quantities of Agent Orange dioxin. (diabetes.org)