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Organic Food Miles take toll on environment
...elp reduce greenhouse gases, Burtt recommends that shoppers
switch to buying locally produced food at grocery stores or farmers markets when possible, and that any future government policy on the environment should consider the reduction of CO2 emissions associated with food transport. The study also found th...
Dreaming of a nanotech Christmas: What persuades the public to embrace and buy nanotechnology?
...tle for Santa Claus to fill? Just what does compel shoppers
to either buy nanotechnology products, or avoid them because of real or imagined risks? With over 350 manufacturer-identified nanotechnology consumer products available for purchase this gift-giving season (see: www.nanotechproject.org/consumerprod...
Gene at heart of bad outcomes in high blood pressure patients
...ociated with the condition. Just as discriminating shoppers
buy made-to-order suits to flatter their figure, this type of research may someday enable patients to seek out medicine tailored to fit, based not on their size and shape but on their genetic makeup. UF researchers studied about 5,700 patients ages 5...
Hybrids are becoming mainstream
...ated by the novelty of the technology, but today's shoppers
are more interested in tangible benefits, such as ...owning a hybrid (this was true for both owners and shoppers
of hybrids). Reducing dependency on foreign oil and emitting less climate-changing carbon dioxide we...
Scientists name world's whiffiest cheese
...ed to be believed. So, we're encouraging British shoppers
to be a little more daring with their Christmas cheeseboard by choosing one of the cheeses from our smell study." ...