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refers to amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis , also referred to as Lou Gehrig's disease, is a form of motor neuron disease caused by the degeneration of upper and lower neurons, located in the ventral horn of the spinal cord and the cortical neurons that provide their efferent input...
, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease
It may also refer to:
- Advanced life support
Advanced Life Support is a set of life-saving protocols and skills that extend Basic Life Support to further support the circulation and provide an open airway and adequate ventilation .-Components of ALS:These include:...
, a level of medical training
- Anterolateral system
In the nervous system, the anterolateral system is an ascending pathway that conveys pain, temperature , and crude touch from the periphery to the brain. It comprises three main pathways:-External links:*...
, part of the nervous system
- Antibodies from Lymphocyte Secretions, an immunological assay
- Airman Leadership School
Airman Leadership School is a five week-long United States Air Force program designed to develop airmen into effective front-line supervisors. It is the first professional military education that enlisted Air Force members encounter...
, a U.S. Air Force program
- Approach lighting system
An approach lighting system, or ALS, is a lighting system installed on the approach end of an airport runway and consisting of a series of lightbars, strobe lights, or a combination of the two that extends outward from the runway end...
, an airport runway lighting system
- San Luis Valley Regional Airport
San Luis Valley Regional Airport , also known as Bergman Field, is a public airport located two miles south of the central business district of Alamosa, a city in Alamosa County, Colorado, USA. The airport covers and has two runways. It is mostly used for general aviation, but is also served by...
, IATA code ALS
Science and technology
- Acetolactate synthase
The acetolactate synthase enzyme is a protein found in plants and micro-organisms. ALS catalyzes the first step in the synthesis of the branched-chain amino acids ....
, an enzyme
- Advanced Light Source
The Advanced Light Source at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in Berkeley, California is a synchrotron light source. Built from 1987 to 1993, it currently employs 210 scientists and staff. Part of the building in which it is housed was completed in 1942 for a 4.67 m cyclotron, designed by...
, a synchrotron radiation facility
- Advanced Low-power Schottky
- Alternate line service
Alternate Line service is a GSM feature for supporting two different phone numbers on the same mobile device.The AlternateLineService was introduced as additional service with the former "PCS-1800" standard, in a specification called "CPHS"...
, a mobile phone feature
- Ammonium lauryl sulfate
Ammonium lauryl sulfate is the common name for ammonium dodecyl sulfate . The dodecyl signifies the presence of a 12-member carbon chain in the molecular backbone which allows the molecule to bond with non-polar portions of molecules while the highly polar sulfate head allows the molecule to bond...
, a household chemical
- Antilag system, a system used on turbocharged engines
- Audio Lossless Coding
MPEG-4 Audio Lossless Coding, also known as MPEG-4 ALS, is an extension to the MPEG-4 Part 3 audio standard to allow lossless audio compression. The extension was finalized in December 2005 and published as ISO/IEC 14496-3:2005/Amd 2:2006 in 2006...
, an audio codec
- Automatic Train Signalling
ALSN is a train control system meaning Continuous Automatic Train Signalling used widely on the main lines of the ex-Soviet states . It uses modulated pulses inducted into rails similar to the Italian RS4 Codici and American Pulse Code Cab Signaling...
(автоматична локомотивна сигналізація), a train protection system
- Aluminized Steel
-Overview:Aluminized steel is steel that has been hot-dip coated both sides with aluminum-silicon alloy. This process assures a tight metallurgical bond between the steel sheet and its aluminum coating, producing a material with a unique combination of properties possessed neither by steel nor by...
, as used in engineering drawings
- Associate of the Linnean Society of London
The Linnean Society of London is the world's premier society for the study and dissemination of taxonomy and natural history. It publishes a zoological journal, as well as botanical and biological journals...
- Als Island, Denmark
- Alexander Language Schools International
Established in 1966 as a language school in Thessaloniki Greece, Alexander Language Institute, , ALS, has operated by establishing company-owned schools all over Greece since 1970...
- Singapore Area Licensing Scheme
The Singapore Area Licensing Scheme , introduced in 1975, charged drivers entering downtown Singapore, and thereby aimed to manage traffic demand. This was the first urban traffic congestion pricing scheme to be successfully implemented in the world...
- Autographed Letter Signed, a term related to auctions of autographs