Archive: 24/02/2011

Turning old oil into new mileage

The estimated half-million garbage pickers in Brazil, known as catadores, turn trash into gold: they sort out recyclable items in the country’s dumps, then sell their findings to recycling companies. But the process ...

dateFeb 24, 2011 in Energy & Green Tech
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Experts say management failed in BP spill

Before a rapt audience in Science Center D on Tuesday night (Feb. 22), two experts in the science of well blowouts told an inside story about the worst oil spill disaster in United States history -- starting with the catastrophic ...

dateFeb 24, 2011 in Environment
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Probiotic identified to treat ulcers

Researchers from Spain have identified a strain of probiotic bacteria that may be useful in treating ulcers caused by Helicobacter pylori. They report their findings in the February 2011 issue of the journal Applied and ...

dateFeb 24, 2011 in Cell & Microbiology
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