Archive: 06/04/2009

Policies for renewable energy boost economy and jobs

The study which was coordinated by Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Inno-vation Research ISI shows that, by improving current policies the target of 20% RES in final energy consumption in 2020 can be achieved, which will ...

dateJun 04, 2009 in Environment
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Hospital finds hope in umbilical cords

When Jennifer Garcia scheduled the birth of her daughter at South Miami Hospital, nurses asked her an unusual question: "After your baby is born, are you willing to donate the umbilical cord to save someone's life?"

dateJun 04, 2009 in Medical research
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Why Things Become Unpopular

(PhysOrg.com) -- "Why is everybody suddenly wearing those new sandals and listening to that new band? It's so trendy!" A recent study has investigated this sentiment in order to understand why some cultural ...

dateJun 04, 2009 in Social Sciences feature
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