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2012-02-01 13:00:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In its fifth season as the broadcast home of the San Francisco Giants, NBC Bay Area today announced it will air 15 regular season baseball games and two spring training games in 2012. The schedule includes three games with rival Los Angeles Dodgers and two games with the Oakland A's. "This is a great organization putting together another outstanding roster in 2012," said NBC Bay Area President and General Manager Richard Cerussi. "The Giants...

2010-02-08 10:24:12

A new study suggests that beer is a significant source of dietary silicon, a key ingredient for increasing bone mineral density. Researchers from the Department of Food Science & Technology at the University of California, Davis studied commercial beer production to determine the relationship between beer production methods and the resulting silicon content, concluding that beer is a rich source of dietary silicon. Details of this study are available in the February issue of the Journal...