Archive: 02/2/2011

Drugs warning -- check the label

A new study highlights inconsistencies in black box warnings - medication-related safety warnings on a drug's label - and argues for a more transparent and systematic approach to ensure these warnings are consistent across ...

dateFeb 02, 2011 in Medications
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Laser welding in the right light

Laser welding is on the advance, but it also has its limits: it has been impossible to fuse two transparent plastic components together -- up until now. German researchers have now succeeded in circumventing this hurdle -- ...

dateFeb 02, 2011 in General Physics
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US to regulate rocket fuel chemical in water

The US government said Wednesday it plans to limit the amount of perchlorate, a chemical found in rocket fuel, explosives and bleach, that is present in the drinking water of millions of Americans.

dateFeb 02, 2011 in Environment
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Tangerine tomatoes surpass reds

(PhysOrg.com) -- Besides their appealing orange color and sweet flavor, there's another reason to give tangerine tomatoes a try this year. A one-month study led by U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists ...

dateFeb 02, 2011 in Biotechnology
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