Archive: 28/03/2007

England says stop supersizing

British health regulators are encouraging snack makers to market smaller candy bars and chip packages to help residents slim down.

dateMar 28, 2007 in Health
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Meteorites rich with information, expert says

A Purdue University professor on Wednesday (March 28) said at national convention that meteorites hold many clues into the creation and evolution of the solar system. Michael Lipschutz, a professor of inorganic chemistry ...

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Golden State Heating Up, Study Finds

Average temperatures in California rose almost one degree Celsius (nearly two degrees Fahrenheit) during the second half of the 20th century, with urban areas blazing the way to warmer conditions, according to a new study ...

dateMar 28, 2007 in Earth Sciences
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Bacteria That Degrade PCBs Identified

Researchers have identified a group of bacteria that can detoxify a common type of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), which have contaminated more than 250 U.S. sites, including river and lake sediments.

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Healthy coastal wetlands would adapt to rising oceans

Tidal marshes, which nurture marine life and reduce storm damage along many coastlines, should be able to adjust to rising sea levels and avoid being inundated and lost, if their vegetation isn't damaged and their supplies ...

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