Archive: 09/7/2009

Google China confident despite loss of Lee

(AP) -- The new managers of Google Inc.'s China arm expressed confidence Monday the business can grow despite the departure of the high-profile executive credited with expanding its share of the competitive ...

Sep 07, 2009
not rated yet 0

Fallout from nuclear tests leads to health crisis

(AP) -- Pius Henry fears his adopted government will kill him, that the United States won't live up to a health care obligation to people from Pacific islands where it tested nuclear bombs.

Sep 07, 2009
not rated yet 0

Cheaper Solar Power's Time Has Come

(PhysOrg.com) -- Solar power manufacturers in the US are cutting prices to shift their stock, the government is chipping in with tax credits, and innovative leasing or financing arrangements spreading payments ...

Sep 07, 2009 weblog
4.4 / 5 (22) 18

How manuka honey helps fight infection

Manuka honey may kill bacteria by destroying key bacterial proteins. Dr Rowena Jenkins and colleagues from the University of Wales Institute - Cardiff investigated the mechanisms of manuka honey action and found that its ...

Sep 07, 2009
4.4 / 5 (11) 0

Making more efficient fuel cells

Bacteria that generate significant amounts of electricity could be used in microbial fuel cells to provide power in remote environments or to convert waste to electricity. Professor Derek Lovley from the University of Massachusetts, ...

Sep 07, 2009
4.5 / 5 (2) 1

Using waste to recover waste uranium

Using bacteria and inositol phosphate, a chemical analogue of a cheap waste material from plants, researchers at Birmingham University have recovered uranium from the polluted waters from uranium mines. The same technology ...

Sep 07, 2009
4.5 / 5 (2) 1