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Bacteria Are Key To 'Green' Plastics, Drugs
rials have begun in Kansas on a "green"production method for succinate, a key ingredient of many plastics,drugs, solvents and food additives.

Date: 12 Apr 2007, Rating: 1.00

Dark Matter, Dark Biology & The Invisible Homo Sapiens
In view of the substantial evidence for Dark Matter, could there be Dark Chemistry, Dark Biology and Dark Homo Sapiens

Date: 10 Sep 2007, Rating: 4.71

Success Comes At A Cost, Even For Phages
Viruses experience the same sorts of trade-offs between survival and reproduction seen in a wide range of species.

Date: 12 Apr 2007, Rating: not rated

Brain Scans Predict When People Will Buy Products
For the first time, researchers have used functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) to determine what parts of the brain are active when people consider whether to purchase a product and to predict whether or not they ultimately choose to buy the produ

Date: 4 Jan 2007, Rating: 5.50

Bad Moon Rising: the persistent belief in lunar connections to madness
The belief that the moon exerts an influence on human affairs has survived rather obstinately through history.

Date: 14 Dec 2006, Rating: 3.71

Processes for Managing Pathogens
This paper reviews the effect of the wastewater and sludge treatment on pathogens.

Date: 13 Dec 2006, Rating: 5.80, 8 pages

Virtual Reality Can Improve Memory -- Perhaps Too Much
Ann E. Schlosser (University of Washington) tested how well people used a camera after learning about its functions two different ways: either through an interactive virtual rendition or through text and static pictures.

Date: 13 Dec 2006, Rating: 3.00

Powerful Earthquakes Can Be Detected Within Two Seconds
Could a few seconds warning of an impending strong earthquake be of practical use in mitigating its effects? Scientists, engineers, and first responders say yes, and now such warnings may be possible.

Date: 13 Dec 2006, Rating: 8.00

Theory Of Oscillations May Explain Biological Mysteries
New mathematical studies of the interactions between oscillating biological populations may shed light on some of the toughest questions in ecology, including the number and types of species in an ecosystem...

Date: 12 Dec 2006, Rating: 4.00

University Of Delaware Scientists Track Freshwater Flow From Arctic Into The Atlantic, A Crucial Factor Controlling Global Climate
Scientists are now working aboard the 420-foot U.S. Coast Guard icebreaker Healy on a National Science Foundation project to track the fresh water flowing out of the Arctic Ocean into the Atlantic.

Date: 7 Dec 2006, Rating: 1.00

Sand In Sediment Can Predict River Damage
New method sheds light on a stream's response to land disturbance

Date: 6 Dec 2006, Rating: 4.00

Dynamic Bed Causes Irregular Course Of River
Dutch researcher discovered that uncertainties in the behaviour of the riverbed play an important role in predicting the effects of design measures, such as lowering floodplains.

Date: 6 Dec 2006, Rating: not rated

What's the Difference Between Pubmed and MEDLINE
This article describes the difference between Pubmed and Medline. It provides some related resources, tools and practices.

Date: 28 May 2009, Rating: 3.87

Opportunities in Healthcare & Nursing - Online
Today's Healthcare climate is continually evolving. Consequently, the life & work of a Healthcare employee, such as a nurse, is more challenging than ever before. But now, the world of online learning makes it possible earn the credentials needed to s

Date: 22 Nov 2007, Rating: 1.00

Modeling Alien Invasions: Plasticity May Hold The Key To Prevention
The fossil record shows that plant and animal extinctions have always been part of life. But today, species are disappearing at an unprecedented rate, unable to keep pace with habitat loss and alien species invasions.

Date: 9 Nov 2006, Rating: 7.00