Archive: 08/13/2008

Researchers find MSG use linked to obesity

People who use monosodium glutamate, or MSG, as a flavor enhancer in their food are more likely than people who don't use it to be overweight or obese even though they have the same amount of physical activity and total calorie ...

dateAug 13, 2008 in Other
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Turning Waste Material into Ethanol

(PhysOrg.com) -- Say the word “biofuels” and most people think of grain ethanol and biodiesel. But there’s another, older technology called gasification that’s getting a new look from researchers ...

dateAug 13, 2008 in Nanomaterials
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Hollywood Hair is Captured at Last

(PhysOrg.com) -- UC San Diego computer scientists presented a new method this week for accurately capturing the shape and appearance of a person’s hairstyle for use in animated films and video games.

dateAug 13, 2008 in Computer Sciences
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Study finds not all hearing aids are created equal

Consumers with hearing loss might think they are saving significantly more by purchasing over- the-counter hearing aids, but they most likely will be disappointed – or could be taking risks – when purchasing such aids, ...

dateAug 13, 2008 in Other
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