Archive: 3/03/2011

Naturally enriched mushrooms may increase vitamin D

With about 40% of the Irish population thought to have low levels of Vitamin D, University College Dublin (UCD) scientists are investigating if consuming mushrooms naturally enriched with vitamin D could help boost our levels ...

dateMar 03, 2011 in Health
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'Regards to your old lady'

The ETH-Bibliothek at ETH Zurich (Switzerland) is to post six new Einstein letters to his university friend Jakob Ehrat and the latter's mother Emma Ehrat-Uhlinger on the web. The ETH-Bibliothek currently holds over one hundred ...

dateMar 03, 2011 in Other
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Radiation no concern for space crops

Flax seeds can grow in radioactive soil near the contaminated site of the Chernobyl nuclear accident without much change to their proteins, experiments show. This study may point the way to growing crops in space, on the ...

dateMar 03, 2011 in Biotechnology
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