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2014-02-01 23:02:48

In response to a Fox News article, Colle Farmers Market, an organic food advocate, discusses how increased demand and weather has caused a shortage in organic food. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) February 01, 2014 Colle Farmers Market, an organic food advocate, addresses the organic food shortage in the U.S. and how climate and demand can cause a decrease in food supply. According to a January 20th Fox News article titled “Organic food shortage hits US,” many people make the decision to eat...

2012-04-23 21:26:41

The shortage of prescription generic drugs in Canada is not a recent event, dating back to the fall of 2010 or earlier, states a recent history of the shortage in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal). Hematologist and medical historian Dr. Jacalyn Duffin first noticed the shortage of an old, reliable drug in November 2010. She and colleagues from the Kingston Regional Cancer Centre tried to find answers to this baffling shortage as well as to focus media and public attention on the...

2010-01-19 12:38:04

Computer simulations for drought-prone areas reveal that when urban water planners combine three approaches of buying water -- permanent rights, options and leases -- the city avoids surplus water and high costs, and reduces shortages, according to civil engineers. "Just like with stock portfolios, if you buy diverse stocks, you diversify your risk," said Patrick Reed, associate professor of civil engineering, Penn State. "Right now, cities don't necessarily diversify their risk through the...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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