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BPA Levels Increase With Canned Soup Consumption
2011-11-23 10:52:09

The chemical bisphenol A (BPA) - used in soup cans to prevent them from rusting - could increase your risk of heart disease and diabetes, scientists warn.

Cat Urine To Power Space Travel?
2011-10-04 08:36:19

Researchers have released a study which details the work of a particular bacterium that turns the smelly contents of your cat box (or any other type of urine) into space fuel.

2011-09-15 12:48:33

A study by researchers from the schools of science and medicine at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis examines the effects of carbon nanoparticles (CNPs) on living cells.

2011-09-07 14:09:11

The kidneys play an important role in the regulation of blood pressure by adjusting the production of urine after eating or drinking.

2011-09-02 11:31:40

With citizens' groups seeking government regulation of foul-smelling ammonia emissions from large dairy farms, scientists today reported that adding natural plant extracts to cow feed can reduce levels of the gas by one-third while reducing the need to fortify cow feed with expensive protein supplements.

2011-08-03 14:38:11

Scientists are reporting an advance toward a fast, inexpensive urine test to detect and monitor the effectiveness of treatment for tuberculosis (TB), which is on a rampage in the developing world.

2011-07-28 15:37:00

WASHINGTON, July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As hot temperatures continue to soar throughout much of the country, the nation's emergency physicians are treating more people with heat-related illnesses with a focus on staying cool and keeping hydrated. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100616/DC22034LOGO-d) "Dehydration is very dangerous.

2011-07-27 18:45:01

The first scientific measurements in humans show that potentially harmful haloacetic acids (HAAs) appear in the urine of swimmers within 30 minutes after exposure to chlorinated water where HAAs form as a byproduct of that water disinfection method. Reported in the ACS journal Environmental Science & Technology, the study found that HAAs also appeared in the urine of swimming pool workers.

2011-07-05 07:00:00

SHENZHEN, China, July 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Mindray Medical International Limited (NYSE: MR), a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of medical devices worldwide, announced today an agreement to acquire a controlling stake of Suzhou Hyssen Electronics Co. Ltd ("Hyssen").

2011-06-29 12:33:01

The mechanics of instinctive behavior are mysterious.


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'.