Archive: 3/09/2007

Fingerprinting fake coffee

With prices of gourmet coffee approaching sticker-shock levels, scientists in Illinois are reporting development of a method to “fingerprint” coffee to detect when corn has been mixed in to short-change customers. Their ...

dateSep 03, 2007 in
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New viruses to treat bacterial diseases

Viruses found in the River Cam in Cambridge, famous as a haunt of students in their punts on long, lazy summer days, could become the next generation of antibiotics, according to scientists speaking today at the Society for ...

dateSep 03, 2007 in Medical research
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Psychiatrists are the least religious of all physicians

A nationwide survey of the religious beliefs and practices of American physicians has found that the least religious of all medical specialties is psychiatry. Among psychiatrists who have a religion, more than twice as many ...

dateSep 03, 2007 in Other
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