Archive: 24/11/2008

Putting a green cap on garbage dumps

Landfill sites produce the greenhouse gases, methane and carbon dioxide, as putrescible waste decays. Growing plants and trees on top of a landfill, a process known as 'Phytocapping', could reduce the production and release ...

dateNov 24, 2008 in Environment
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New study shows it pays to shop around online

Holiday shopping season has arrived, and tough financial times mean that more people will probably be shopping around for the best price. But a new study co-authored by North Carolina State University's Dr. Jonathan D. Bohlmann ...

dateNov 24, 2008 in Other
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Stomach ulcer bug causes bad breath

Bacteria that cause stomach ulcers and cancer could also be giving us bad breath, according to research published in the December issue of the Journal of Medical Microbiology. For the first time, scientists have found Helicobacter ...

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Smoking, teens and their parents: New research

A new study found that adolescents were at the greatest risk of smoking when their parents began smoking at an early age and the parents' smoking quickly reached high levels and persisted over time.

dateNov 24, 2008 in Health
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