Archive: 4/03/2011

Tried and true recipes

Nuclear reactor technology research dwindled away when nuclear power fell out of favor several decades ago. Renewed interest in fission-based energy means knowledge gained in past research is relevant again.

dateMar 04, 2011 in Energy & Green Tech
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Environmental impact of animal waste

North and South Carolina have seen a steady increase in swine production over the last 15 years. In North Carolina alone, swine production generates approximately a quarter of the state's gross farm receipts. The presence ...

dateMar 04, 2011 in Environment
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Sharks get protection in Marshall Islands

The US territory of the Marshall Islands has placed a moratorium on the trade and export of shark fins, a report said Friday, the latest in a trend across the Pacific Ocean.

dateMar 04, 2011 in Ecology
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Japan to launch 'Hayabusa' bullet train

Japan's latest bullet train, the thin-nosed "Hayabusa" or Falcon, will make its 300 kilometre per hour (186 mph) debut Saturday, boasting a luxury carriage modelled on airline business class.

dateMar 04, 2011 in Engineering
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Study shows exercise can curb marijuana use and cravings

( -- Vanderbilt researchers are studying heavy users of marijuana to help understand what exercise does for the brain, contributing to a field of research that uses exercise as a modality for prevention and treatment.

dateMar 04, 2011 in Health
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Food workers should stay home when they are sick

( -- A research article published in the February issue of the Journal of Food Protection presents disturbing findings to consumers, according to a food-safety expert in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences.

dateMar 04, 2011 in Health
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