Archive: 01/30/2009

Biodiversity passes the taste test and is healthier too

(PhysOrg.com) -- Cattle and sheep grazed on natural grasslands help maintain biodiversity and produce tastier, healthier meat, according to a study by the University of Exeter. The research concludes that ...

Jan 30, 2009
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Household chemicals may be linked to infertility

(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers at the UCLA School of Public Health have found the first evidence that perfluorinated chemicals, or PFCs — chemicals that are widely used in everyday items such as food packaging, pesticides, ...

Jan 30, 2009
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DNA in dung to reveal first true cassowary count

(PhysOrg.com) -- In a world first, CSIRO scientists will use an innovative DNA technique to deliver reliable data about north Queensland’s Cassowary population and by doing so develop a greater understanding ...

Jan 30, 2009
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How to... eat more slowly

People who wolf down their food are more likely to be overweight and suffer from digestive problems.

Jan 30, 2009
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Sports technology for para-athletes: Closing the gap

This issue of Sports Technology, published by Wiley-Blackwell, spotlights recent developments that seek to close the gap between able-bodied athletes and para-athletes, with two published articles highlighting running prosth ...

Jan 30, 2009
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