Mom99
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Pasteurization

Postby Mom99 » Mon Oct 25, 2010 6:32 pm

Has anyone come up with a more effective better way to pasteurize milk?

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Re: Pasteurization

Postby barretttomlinson » Tue Oct 26, 2010 2:29 am

Hi,

You need to do your own research on this question. You can start by going to google.com and entering “milk pasteurization” om the search box. Here is a Wikipedia article on the topic(but do not stop here!):

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pasteurization

There seem to be a number of ways to pasteurize milk, each with their own advantages and disadvantages. You need to study this thoroughly enough to reach your own conclusions.

Best regards,

Barrett L Tomlinson

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Re: Pasteurization

Postby Mom99 » Tue Oct 26, 2010 3:50 pm

Thank you for your response. We don't use wikipedia as source but I did find more information. What are doing is finding careers in science. I picked biologist, and did some research on Louis Pasteur. We have to come up with a way to make an invention better or a new invention. I thought I could find a way to pasteurize milk quickly, but I found some information that sounds like my idea already. The higher the temperature the faster the pasteurization process. I may switch my idea to come up with a vaccine that is needed today to help people or animals - can you help.

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Flu Vaccine & Peanut allergies

Postby Mom99 » Fri Oct 29, 2010 5:29 pm

I know that the flu vaccine is developed usung eggs - is there a better way to develop develop it without using eggs.


Is there a vaccine for people withpeanut allergies??

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Re: Pasteurization

Postby agm » Mon Nov 01, 2010 8:21 am

This is another case where doing your own research is helpful. I found these articles by putting "peanut allergy vaccine" into a search engine:

http://articles.latimes.com/2009/mar/16 ... i-peanut16
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/health/308920.stm
http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn3 ... omise.html

Judging by the age of some of these reports, there have probably been some attempts to develop vaccines that did not work out. Pubmed is a good database to search to get an idea of current research, and the results there do suggest that it's an active area of research:

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed

Regarding Wikipedia, it can be very useful for mapping out related concepts and finding the right search terms. Good wiki pages will have citations for all information and you can always use those to look up the original sources.

Amanda


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