News tagged with consumption rate

Cancer deaths could double by 2030: study

Cancer could claim 13.3 million lives a year by 2030, the World Health Organisation's cancer research agency said Tuesday, almost double the 7.6 million deaths from the illness in 2008.

dateJun 01, 2010 in Cancer
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Mother bats expert at saving energy

In order to regulate their body temperature as efficiently as possible, wild female bats switch between two strategies depending on both the ambient temperature and their reproductive status. During pregnancy ...

dateFeb 10, 2010 in Plants & Animals
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The effect of economic recessions on population health

Paradoxically, mortality rates during economic recessions in developed countries decline rather than increase, according to an analysis in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal). In poor countries with less than $50 ...

dateAug 31, 2009 in Health
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Artificial noise saves energy

Against the background of climate change, how can xDSL systems function more energy-efficiently and cost-effectively? Scientists are providing a solution combining existing methods which network providers ...

dateJun 24, 2009 in Engineering
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