Archive: 12/20/2010

Special feed halves methane production

It is not garlic but nitrate and sulphate that reduces methane production in the stomachs of cows and sheep. If their feed contains a small percentage of these substances the amount of this powerful greenhouse gas produced ...

Dec 20, 2010
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Chinese envoy arrives in Taiwan for talks

(AP) -- A senior Chinese envoy arrived in Taiwan on Monday to sign an agreement on sharing medical information and cooperating in the development of new drugs, amid rapidly improving ties between the once ...

Dec 20, 2010
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Study maps need for kids' doctors in rural areas

(AP) -- There are enough children's doctors in the United States, they just work in the wrong places, a new study finds. Some wealthy areas are oversaturated with pediatricians and family doctors. Other parts ...

Dec 20, 2010
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Trapped micro-cylinders act a bit like neurons

Researchers from TU Delft's Kavli Institute of Nanoscience and the Institut Non Linéaire de Nice, have shown that certain physical properties of rotating microscopic cylinders resemble those of communicating neurons, ...

Dec 20, 2010
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