Archive: 06/9/2010

Politics are a key factor in biodiversity

Political decisions are among the main driving forces that influence the survival of biodiversity. They have a direct impact on decisions in key areas of man's interaction with nature and the countryside, ...

dateJun 09, 2010 in Ecology
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ESA makes first GOCE dataset available

The first products based on GOCE satellite data are now available online through ESA's Earth observation user services tools. ESA launched the satellite in March 2009 on a mission to map Earth's gravity with unprecedented ...

dateJun 09, 2010 in Space Exploration
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Cadmium investigated as cause of endometrial cancer

McDonald's announced a recall recently of 12 million "Shrek"-themed collectible glasses because traces of the toxic metal cadmium were found in them. Cadmium, a silver-white metal, is found in many substances, including certain ...

dateJun 09, 2010 in Cancer
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Intrauterine devices reduce repeat abortions

A study from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, which monitored a group of women for 25 years showed that the combined oral contraceptive pill (the pill) is the most common form of contraceptive among women under 29. At ...

dateJun 09, 2010 in Other
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