News tagged with salt

Replacing dietary salt with seaweed

Salt (sodium chloride) is an essential nutrient, but one that is often present in surprising quantities in industrially processed foods. Consuming too much sodium puts strain on the heart, stomach and kidneys. Fraunhofer ...

dateJul 01, 2016 in Other
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Image: Sentinel-2A looks at Chile's salt flat

The Sentinel-2A satellite takes us to the diverse landscape of the eastern Atacama desert in South America. The region pictured lies around 200km east of the Chilean city of Antofagasta on the Pacific coast (not pictured), ...

dateMay 27, 2016 in Earth Sciences
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Exploring gender perception via speech

When listening to voices, we tend to perceive the speaker as masculine or feminine rather quickly. These snap judgments are based on acoustic information from the speaker's voice. But some vocal qualities deemed "feminine" ...

dateMay 25, 2016 in Social Sciences
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