Archive: 11/27/2007

Climate change and life in the Southern Ocean

A ten-week expedition to the Lazarev Sea and the eastern part of the Weddell Sea opens this year's Antarctic research season of the German research vessel Polarstern. On the evening of November 28, just some ...

Nov 27, 2007
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FDA to discuss salt content in foods

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has bowed to a long-standing request by scheduling a hearing on regulating the salt content of various foods.

Nov 27, 2007
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Online library gives readers access to 1.5 million books

The Million Book Project, an international venture led by Carnegie Mellon University in the United States, Zhejiang University in China, the Indian Institute of Science in India and the Library at Alexandria in Egypt, has ...

Nov 27, 2007
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Generating hydrogen from biodiesel waste

Researchers at the University of Leeds have a potential solution to the problem of large quantities of low value by-product generated in the synthesis of biodiesel – by turning it into high value hydrogen.

Nov 27, 2007
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Cancer-resistant mouse discovered

A mouse resistant to cancer, even highly-aggressive types, has been created by researchers at the University of Kentucky. The breakthrough stems from a discovery by UK College of Medicine professor of radiation medicine Vivek ...

Nov 27, 2007
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