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2010-06-23 14:24:49

Algae obtain nitrate from deep waters 250 meters beneath the surface.

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2010-04-21 13:29:06

A new study exploring the growing worldwide problem of nitrogen pollution from soils to the sea shows that global ratios of nitrogen and carbon in the environment are inexorably linked, a finding that may lead to new strategies to help mitigate regional problems ranging from contaminated waterways to human health.

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2010-04-16 12:41:07

Searching for ways to improve the nutritional quality of leafy green vegetables, Lithuanian researchers have found success with new technology that features high-density photosynthetic photon flux generated by a solid-state illuminator.

2010-04-08 00:42:00

LAS CRUCES, N.M., April 8 /PRNewswire/ -- A Dona Ana County jury today ruled in favor of Helena Chemical Company in its defamation suit against Arturo Uribe and awarded the company $75,000 in punitive damages based on 7 counts of defamation and injury to the company's reputation.

2009-10-22 15:34:09

A team of researchers at the University of British Columbia, along with colleagues at the US Dept. of Energy Joint Genome Institute, has mapped the genome of a microbe that is silently helping to shape the ecology of oxygen-minimum areas in the ocean known as dead zones.

2009-10-06 11:11:00

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2009-09-16 17:16:13

A rapid, less-expensive method for testing nitrate concentration in leafy vegetables did not provide as good results as laboratory tests, U.S.

2009-09-08 13:13:41

Researchers compare rapid potentiometric, colorimetric methods.

2009-07-05 23:32:39

U.S. researchers found a link between increased levels of nitrates in the environment and food and increased deaths from Alzheimer's and diabetes. Study leader Dr.

2009-05-28 17:48:20

Private well water in the United States should be tested annually -- and in some cases more often than that -- the American Academy of Pediatrics advises. Researchers at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, part of the National Institutes of Health, took a lead role in working with the AAP to develop the recommendations on what parents should do if their children drink well water. The policy statement and technical report, scheduled to be published in the June issue of...


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.