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2012-04-20 12:35:33

New study presented at the World Congress of Cardiology organized by the World Heart Federation Alcohol use in Bollywood movies is directly influencing the drinking habits of India's adolescents, according to a new study presented today at the World Congress of Cardiology in Dubai. Overall 10 per cent of the students (aged between 12-16 years) surveyed in the study had already tried alcohol. But students that had been most exposed to alcohol use in Bollywood movies were found to be 2.78...

2012-04-19 21:08:55

As biofuel production has increased — particularly ethanol derived from corn — a hotly contested competition for feedstock supplies has emerged between the agricultural grain markets and biofuel refineries. This competition has sparked concern for the more fundamental issue of allocating limited farmland resources, which has far-reaching implications for food security, energy security and environmental sustainability. Numerous studies of land use, food prices, environmental...

2012-04-12 13:19:04

A new study from the University of Illinois concludes that learning-by-doing, stimulated by increased ethanol production, played an important role in inducing technological progress in the corn ethanol industry. It also suggests that biofuel policies, which induced ethanol production beyond the free-market level, served to increase the competitiveness of the industry over time. The study, co-written by Madhu Khanna, a professor of agricultural and consumer economics at Illinois, and...

2012-04-10 23:02:27

7th Methanol Markets & Tech to be held this May in Shanghai and organized by Centre for Management Technology spotlights on latest developments in methanol markets, new applications of methanol blended fuels, DME, Fuel Cell, [MTO/MTP and many more. Shanghai (PRWEB) April 10, 2012 Scheduled on the 10-11 May 2012 in Shanghai Centre for Management Technology's [7th Methanol Markets & Tech conference promises latest updates, views on the methanol market dynamics, global trade flow,...


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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
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