Archive: 10/16/2009

Forget dieting over the holidays

(PhysOrg.com) -- Changing your focus from dieting to living healthy during the holidays boosts the chances of maintaining your perfect weight.

dateOct 16, 2009 in Health
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Bacterium with grabber arms stops intruders

Bacteria in drinks such as Vifit stop pathogens by using grabber-like arms to cling onto intestinal walls. This discovery is made by a group of Finnish, Belgium and Dutch researchers, under the coordination of Prof. Willem ...

dateOct 16, 2009 in Cell & Microbiology
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Be overweight and live longer

Contrary to what was previously assumed, overweight is not increasing the overall death rate in the German population.

dateOct 16, 2009 in Health
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Cars that Run on Cow Power?

(PhysOrg.com) -- Race cars have long provided a testing ground for driving technology that we eventually see in passenger cars on the road. To this end, an engineering team in Lancashire, England, is hoping ...

dateOct 16, 2009 in Energy & Green Tech weblog
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