Archive: 01/21/2008

New methane storage technology exceeds DOE goals

In a major advance in alternative fuel technology, researchers report development of a sponge-like material with the highest methane storage capacity ever measured. It can hold almost one-third more methane ...

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From and for the heart, My Dear Valentine: Broccoli!

Wishing your Valentine good heart health on February 14 — and throughout 2008" Then consider the food some people love to hate, and hand over a gift bag of broccoli along with that heart-shaped box of chocolates. ...

dateJan 21, 2008 in Health
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FDA approves new respiratory virus test

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a test that detects four respiratory viruses, including the flu, in a patient's respiratory secretions.

dateJan 21, 2008 in Other
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Accident kills giraffe at Ill. zoo

Dusti, an 11-year-old male giraffe, was found dead at the Brookfield Zoo outside Chicago, after his neck got caught in a rope.

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Captive carnivores not up to wild living

A study by the University of Exeter has highlighted the problems of reintroducing animals to the wild for conservation projects. Published online in the journal Biological Conservation, the research highlights the low su ...

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Study looks at off-label use of biliary stents

Although approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration as a palliative treatment for cancer patients who have developed bile-duct obstructions, biliary stents are sometimes used “off-label” for the treatment of peripheral ...

dateJan 21, 2008 in Cancer
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