Archive: 09/07/2008

A 'red flag' for expanding biofuels in the tropics

Biofuels, by recycling atmospheric carbon, are a potential boon to the world's ailing climate. But efforts in the tropics to significantly expand biofuel production by replacing tropical forests with oil palm, sugarcane and ...

dateJul 09, 2008 in Environment
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Seeing the universe through gamma-ray eyes

The scientists have stopped holding their breath. Three weeks after the launch of the Gamma-ray Large Area Space Telescope (GLAST), researchers from Stanford University, the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center and elsewhere ...

dateJul 09, 2008 in Astronomy
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Combining medical knowledge to save lives

European researchers hope to gain more insight into cardiovascular disease by combining clinical, laboratory and metabolic records with genomic data. Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the biggest killer among chronic diseases, ...

dateJul 09, 2008 in Medical research
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