Archive: 03/01/2011

THE INFLUENCE GAME: Safety, trade interests clash

(AP) -- Some of the United States' top trading partners are aggressively fighting to stop the Obama administration from treating lithium batteries as hazardous cargo because they say that would disrupt international shipping ...

dateJan 03, 2011 in Other
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Wastewater treatment lowers pathogen levels

A recent study by a team of researchers at the University of Arizona has tracked the incident of pathogens in biosolids over a 19 year period in one major U.S. city. In the same study, the researchers also analyzed pathogen ...

dateJan 03, 2011 in Environment
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Impregnating plastics with carbon dioxide

Everyone has heard that carbon dioxide is responsible for global warming. But the gas also has some positive characteristics. Researchers are now impregnating plastics with compressed CO2 in a process that could lead to new ...

dateJan 03, 2011 in Materials Science
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Eating low-fat, thanks to lupin proteins

Food should be delicious, healthy and sustainably produced. Researchers are working on new methods to use as many parts of plants as possible for nutrition. In the future, vegetable ingredients could replace animal raw materials. ...

dateJan 03, 2011 in Other
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