Archive: 08/16/2010

California landmark global-warming law under fire

A November ballot measure that would suspend California's landmark global-warming law could also end up rolling back some of the state's other sweeping environmental standards _ including rules that require utilities to generate ...

dateAug 16, 2010 in Environment
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SPF on your plate

We all want that summer glow that comes from a day at the beach, but taking in the rays can have long-term implications for our health. Now Dr. Niva Shapira of Tel Aviv University's School of Health Professions suggests a ...

dateAug 16, 2010 in Health
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Gallbladder cancer may be linked to estrogens

A very aggressive disease with a poor prognosis, gallbladder cancer may be connected to higher exposure to estrogens, according to a group of researchers at the University of Houston (UH).

dateAug 16, 2010 in Cancer
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When life gives you weeds, make a salad

August was known by early Anglo-Saxons as "weed month," for this is the month broadleaf weed growth accelerates, even on this continent. These weeds are emulating the grasses that took off so abundantly last winter.

dateAug 16, 2010 in Ecology
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