Archive: 04/26/2011

Biofuels without competing claims in Mozambique

It might not seem the most obvious option to generate energy using biomass in Mozambique, where agriculture barely manages to feed the population. But Wageningen UR researchers concluded the contrary: Small bioreactors can ...

dateApr 26, 2011 in Other
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Kids' savings, college success linked

(PhysOrg.com) -- Evidence supporting the link between savings and college success is growing. Three studies out of the Center for Social Development (CSD) at the Brown School at Washington University in St. ...

dateApr 26, 2011 in Social Sciences
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Image: Inspecting Raffaello

In the Space Station Processing Facility at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, the STS-135 crew inspects the Raffaello multi-purpose logistics module with the carrier's technician.

dateApr 26, 2011 in Space Exploration
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Sickness certification challenges the physician

Difficulties in assessing the patients work capacity, non-medical problems, and handling situations in which the patients have different opinions about the need for sick leave are some of the challenges that physicians meet ...

dateApr 26, 2011 in Other
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CT scans of Egyptian mummy help Vt. solve crimes

A childhood fascination with archaeology and a chance encounter with a 2,700-year-old Egyptian mummy are helping Vermont doctors and law enforcement officials find truth in some of the most challenging of ...

dateApr 26, 2011 in Other
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Canon profit drops, cuts forecasts due to tsunami

(AP) -- Canon said its first quarter profit dropped slightly on costs from an acquisition and Tuesday warned that full year earnings would take a hit from disrupted production due to Japan's earthquake and tsunami.

dateApr 26, 2011 in Business
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