Archive: 02/3/2011

Physical exercise helps keeps cancer at bay: WHO

The World Health Organisation is advising people engage in at least 150 minutes of "moderate" physical exercise a week to reduce the risk of breast and colon cancers, in new recommendations published Friday.

dateFeb 03, 2011 in Health
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Birds use right nostril to navigate

(PhysOrg.com) -- Pigeons rely mainly on their olfactory sense when they navigate. Young pigeons learn to recognize environmental odours carried by the winds into the loft and to use these odours to find their ...

dateFeb 03, 2011 in Plants & Animals
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New approach to solar cells

An interdisciplinary team of UC Davis and UC Santa Cruz researchers is taking a novel approach to solar power, one that promises to lead to a technological breakthrough. By using nanoparticles of germanium, ...

dateFeb 03, 2011 in Nanomaterials
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Hulu Plus set to hit 1 mln subscribers

(AP) -- Hulu Plus, the video subscription plan that charges $8 a month to watch a range of TV shows online, will have 1 million paying customers this year and post annual revenue of more than $200 million.

dateFeb 03, 2011 in Internet
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