Archive: 07/2/2008

Ethanol byproduct produces green results

Commercial flower and plant growers know all too well that invasive, ubiquitous weeds cause trouble by lowering the value and deterring healthy growth of potted ornamental plants. To control weeds, many commercial ...

dateJul 02, 2008 in Other
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Weight Watchers vs. fitness centers

In the first study of its kind, using sophisticated methods to measure body composition, the nationally known commercial weight loss program, Weight Watchers, was compared to gym membership programs to find out which method ...

dateJul 02, 2008 in Health
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15 human genomes each week

The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute has sequenced the equivalent of 300 human genomes in just over six months. The Institute has just reached the staggering total of 1,000,000,000,000 letters of genetic code that will be ...

dateJul 02, 2008 in Genetics
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Designer diet for prostate cancer

Eating one or more portions of broccoli every week can reduce the risk of prostate cancer, and the risk of localised cancer becoming more aggressive.

dateJul 02, 2008 in Cancer
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