Archive: 12/2/2010

Tracking down particulates

Wood-burning stoves are enjoying a surge in popularity. But burning biomass releases fine dust particles that are hazardous to health. Consequently, new legal limits for particulate emissions from such stoves ...

Dec 02, 2010
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Forget your previous conceptions about memory

Memory difficulties such as those seen in dementia may arise because the brain forms incomplete memories that are more easily confused, new research from the University of Cambridge has found. The findings are published ...

Dec 02, 2010
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Heat helped hasten life's beginnings

There has been controversy about whether life originated in a hot or cold environment, and about whether enough time has elapsed for life to have evolved to its present complexity.

Dec 02, 2010
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