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Beneficial Nitrates In Beetroot Juice Lower Blood Pressure
2013-04-16 10:12:42

Many foods we eat may not be so good for us. But many others provide crucial benefits for healthy living. It may come as no surprise that one food, the beet, or more appropriately, beetroot juice, may help provide some of those crucial benefits we see in a wide array of other foods.

Long-term Water Quality Trends In Near-pristine Streams Explored In New Study
2013-03-20 09:17:36

For the first time, a study has compared water quality trends in forested streams across the country that are largely undisturbed by land use or land cover changes.

2013-01-17 23:03:14

Pinnacle Prime, a nitrate-free, liquid organic fertilizer from Daniels Agrosciences, is now available for licensing after being granted a patent by the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

Ice Cores From Greenland Show Atmospheric Acidity
2012-12-08 07:12:48

Researchers from the University of Washington have linked decreasing levels of a nitrogen isotope in Greenland ice sheet samples to increased acidity levels in the atmosphere.

2012-04-30 19:37:39

There was no change in concentrations of chloride, dissolved solids, or nitrate in groundwater for more than 50 percent of well networks sampled in a new analysis by the USGS that compared samples from 1988-2000 to samples from 2001-2010.

2012-03-13 09:10:04

One in 10 people living in California's most productive agricultural areas is at risk for harmful levels of nitrate contamination in their drinking water.

2011-12-19 13:24:59

Intensive agriculture practices developed during the past century have helped improve food security for many people but have also added to nitrate pollution in surface and groundwaters.

2011-09-22 21:43:20

Changes in the ratio of nitrate to phosphorus in the oceans off the coasts of Korea and Japan caused by atmospheric and riverine pollutants may influence the makeup of marine plants and influence marine ecology.

2011-02-04 07:36:32

After taking a small dose of inorganic nitrate for three days, healthy people consume less oxygen while riding an exercise bike.

2011-02-02 14:26:04

The spinach-eating cartoon character Popeye has much to teach us, new research from the Swedish medical university Karolinska Institutet shows.


Word of the Day
palinode
  • A poem in which the author retracts something said in an earlier poem.
The word 'palinode' comes from Greek roots meaning 'again' and 'song'.
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