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2011-04-11 11:19:00

TSX-V: TAS                        OTCQX:TASFFFSE:G7K VANCOUVER, April 11 /PRNewswire/ - Terra Ventures Inc. (TSX-V: TAS) is pleased to provide an update on the Midwest Northeast Uranium property in which Terra owns a 10% production carried interest. In a press release dated April 11, 2011, Hathor reported: "Hathor Exploration Limited (TSX: HAT) is pleased to announce the...

2011-04-04 23:29:31

Monitoring oxygen levels in water has applications for oil spills, fish farming, brewing beer and more "“ and a professor at Michigan State University is poised to help supply that need. The concept of oxygen sensors isn't new. The challenge, however, has been manufacturing one that can withstand fluctuations in temperature, salinity, carbon dioxide, phosphates and biological wastes. Ruby Ghosh, associate professor of physics, was able to overcome those obstacles as well as build one...

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2011-03-27 11:22:15

After the biggest mass extinction in Earth's history "“ 250 million years ago "“ algae and bacteria in the ocean rebounded so fast that they consumed virtually all the oxygen in the sea, slowing the recovery of the rest of marine animals for several million years.A mass extinction is hard enough for Earth's biosphere to handle, but when you chase it with prolonged oxygen deprivation, the biota ends up with a hangover that can last millions of years.Such was the situation with the...

2011-03-16 18:19:09

Scientists are reporting that the controversy surrounding whether selenium can fight cancer in humans might come down to which form of the essential micronutrient people take. It turns out that not all "seleniums" are the same "” the researchers found that one type of selenium supplement may produce a possible cancer-preventing substance more efficiently than another form of selenium in human cancer cells. Their study appears in the ACS' journal Biochemistry. Hugh Harris and colleagues...

2011-02-15 02:00:00

LA CANADA, Calif., Feb. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- California Gold Corp. (OTC Bulletin Board: CLGL) (the "Company") is pleased to announce it has signed a property option agreement (the "Agreement") with Mexivada Mining Corp. ("Mexivada") to acquire up to an 80% interest in Mexivada's La Viuda and La Viuda-1 concessions comprising its AuroTellurio tellurium-gold-silver property south of the city of Moctezuma, Sonora, Mexico. The Company can earn up to an 80% interest in the Mexivada...

2011-02-14 22:10:20

Shipping, China top emissions growth in new analysis of 150 years of emissions A new analysis of sulfur emissions appearing in the journal Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics shows that after declining for a decade, worldwide emissions rose again in 2000 due largely to international shipping and a growing Chinese economy. An accurate read on sulfur emissions will help researchers predict future changes in climate and determine present day effects on the atmosphere, health and the environment....

2011-02-08 06:34:00

WEARE, N.H., Feb. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- RadQual, LLC is pleased to announce that the only direct NIST traceable dose calibrator source for Ga-68 and F-18 is now available in a 1 mCi (37 MBq) sealed source. This will help provide the PET manufacturers and end users in complying with all FDA, NRC, State Regulations and with 21 CFR 212; cGMP for PET Drugs. Keith Allberg, Director of Manufacturing and Regulatory Affairs states that RadQual's continuing study of facilities using or producing...

2010-10-12 13:29:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- California Gold Corp. (OTC Bulletin Board: CLGL; the "Company") is pleased to announce it has signed a binding letter of intent (the "LOI") with Mexivada Mining Corp. ("Mexivada") to acquire an 80% interest in Mexivada's La Viuda and La Viuda-1 concessions comprising its AuroTellurio tellurium-gold-silver property south of the city of Moctezuma, Sonora, Mexico. The Company has a 45-day period to conduct due diligence to evaluate the...

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2010-10-06 09:38:08

A new study from North Carolina State University finds that fish located near coal-fired power plants have lower levels of mercury than fish that live much further away. The surprising finding appears to be linked to high levels of another chemical, selenium, found near such facilities, which unfortunately poses problems of its own. "We found that fish in lakes located at least 30 kilometers (km) from a coal-fired power plant had mercury levels more than three times higher than fish of the...

2010-08-31 21:32:34

    * 39 percent reduced risk seen in a meta-analysis.    * Selenium effects may vary according to individual's characteristics. A common mineral may provide protection against bladder cancer. According to results of a study published in the September issue of Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research, selenium intake is associated with decreased risk of bladder cancer. "The lower the levels of...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.