deteriorating


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DNA will tell us that an organism is there, but not if it's metabolically active," for example, deteriorating mineral pigments, he says.
Claim frequencies are typically a better early indicator of deteriorating results than claim dollars, claim severities or loss ratios.
As part of the routine maintenance of HVAC systems, building engineers should also check for deteriorating fiberglass, since air handlers and their related ducts are often lined with fiberglass to dampen the sound of the fans.
The placement of the deteriorating section of pipe allowed PLIDCO to offer a number of workable solutions that included a Sole+Mate which would have served as reinforcement to the deteriorated pipeline, or some standard PLIDCO fittings.
An 18-month project funded by the Save America's Treasures program is under way to determine the best way to handle and store the much-borrowed, deteriorating suits (SN: 8/26/00, p.
Davenport said it is the deteriorating paint which presents the risk of lead poisoning.
Investor jitters about what a deteriorating world economic situation will do to U.
In some instances, the design of the deteriorating structure limits needed /improvements.
We decided we needed to cap the concrete on the terraces as well because it was slowly deteriorating," says Bullard.
These patients currently have no treatment options available and face deteriorating vision leading to blindness.
The government on Thursday downgraded its economic assessment for Okinawa, the only region whose economy was not classified in the previous survey as being under downward pressure, meaning the economies of all 10 regions in Japan are now deemed to be deteriorating.
Federal Reserve policy makers are expected to cut interest rates for the first time in nearly three years today, acting on Chairman Alan Greenspan's alarm about a deteriorating world economy.