Archive: 06/10/2010

ARS Study Helps Farmers Make Best Use of Fertilizers

(PhysOrg.com) -- A new way to make topographic maps with radar can help farmers divert more of their resources to the highest-yielding parts of their fields, according to an Agricultural Research Service (ARS) ...

Jun 10, 2010
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Diabetes may double cancer risk in women

Type 2 adult-onset diabetes causes insulin-like hormones to circulate through the body. A new study finds this has a surprisingly positive effect on reducing the rate of prostate cancer in men, but is bad news for women: ...

Jun 10, 2010
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Waste steel in the Gulf of Mexico

The huge tonnages of waste steel from decommissioned offshore oil and gas structures represents a serious problem for operators looking to recoup losses and avoid environmental harm. A way to calculate the weight of the problem ...

Jun 10, 2010
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