Archive: 10/13/2010

Farmers, ranchers served by stream bank biodiversity

On farms and rangelands in Yolo County, Calif., the stream and canal areas with the greatest variety of plants and soil organisms have the healthiest soil and least pollution potential, according to a novel ...

Oct 13, 2010
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Methanol: The fuel of the future?

Tapped by USC in 1977 during the world oil crisis to start a hydrocarbon institute from the ground floor, George Olah headed west, where he was more than up for the challenge. Olah, the Distinguished Professor of Chemistry ...

Oct 13, 2010
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The benefits of space technology for dentists

Dentists and their patients will soon benefit from a tiny new high-resolution X-ray camera. A Swedish company has adapted an advanced technique used for miniaturising space hardware to make a visit to the ...

Oct 13, 2010
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Consensus reached on use of Parkinson's treatment

Since the late 1990s, deep brain stimulation (DBS) has proven to be a lifeline for some patients suffering from Parkinson's disease, a cruel neurological disorder that can cause lack of control over movement, poor balance ...

Oct 13, 2010
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Figuring out suicidal behavior

Matthew Nock is the son of an auto mechanic, a Harley-Davidson aficionado, and the first member of his family to graduate from college. He’s now also a tenured member of the Harvard faculty.

Oct 13, 2010
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