Archive: 13/10/2010

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 UC Davis study.

dateOct 13, 2010 in Ecology
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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 ...

dateOct 13, 2010 in Energy & Green Tech
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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 dentist a little ...

dateOct 13, 2010 in Engineering
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