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More, Better Biodiesel

(PhysOrg.com) -- Yields of biodiesel from oilseed crops such as safflower could be increased by up to 24 percent using a new process developed by chemists at UC Davis. The method converts both plant oils and ...

Feb 19, 2010
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Periodic paralysis study reveals gene causing disorder

Scientists have identified a gene underlying a disease that causes temporary paralysis of skeletal muscle. The finding, they say, illustrates how investigations of rare genetic diseases can drive insights into more common ...

Jan 07, 2010
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Mood improves on low-fat, but not low-carb, diet plan

After one year, a low-calorie, low-fat diet appears more beneficial to dieters' mood than a low-carbohydrate plan with the same number of calories, according to a report in the November 9 issue of Archives of Internal Me ...

Nov 09, 2009
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Ozone depletes oil seed rape productivity

With rising ozone levels scientists have found that high ozone conditions cause a 30 percent decrease in yield and an increase in the concentration of a group of compounds with toxic effects to livestock, but anticarcinogenic ...

Jun 29, 2009
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