Archive: 03/3/2010

What makes a meal tasty?

(PhysOrg.com) -- Why do some foods taste terrible when others are absolutely delicious? Is it the ingredients, the way they have been grown and cooked, or simply the mood we are in today?

dateMar 03, 2010 in Biochemistry
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Dow industrials for startups? Pre-IPO index opens

(AP) -- Because startups aren't required to report regular financial results the way publicly traded companies are, it can be hard for outsiders to get a sense of what hot ones like Facebook and Twitter are really worth.

dateMar 03, 2010 in Business
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Evidence of increasing antibiotic resistance

A team of scientists in the United Kingdom and the Netherlands are reporting disturbing evidence that soil microbes have become progressively more resistant to antibiotics over the last 60 years. Surprisingly, ...

dateMar 03, 2010 in Environment
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Vigilance needed in nanotechnology

University of Calgary chemistry professor David Cramb is a step closer to helping solve a complex problem in nanotechnology: the impact nanoparticles have on human health and the environment.

dateMar 03, 2010 in Bio & Medicine
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