Archive: 12/08/2010

Shoo, fly! Catnip oil repels bloodsucking flies

Catnip, the plant that attracts domestic cats like an irresistible force, has proven 99 percent effective in repelling the blood-sucking flies that attack horses and cows, causing $2 billion in annual loses to the cattle ...

dateDec 08, 2010 in Biochemistry
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Hackers strike at MasterCard to support WikiLeaks

(AP) -- Hackers rushed to the defense of WikiLeaks on Wednesday, launching attacks on MasterCard, Swedish prosecutors, a Swiss bank and others who have acted against the site and its jailed founder Julian ...

dateDec 08, 2010 in Internet
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Whey supplements lower blood pressure

Beverages supplemented by whey-based protein can significantly reduce elevated blood pressure, reducing the risk of stroke and heart disease, a Washington State University study has found.

dateDec 08, 2010 in Health
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