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Nottingham center to help UK to meet its carbon targets
...developed by the Centre will also be attractive to oil
producers, chemical manufacturers and other energy-intensive industries that have a role to play in helping the UK to meet its 2050 target of 60% reduction below 1990 levels. ...
The future of biofuels is not in corn
...atch Executive Director Wenonah Hauter. "Rising oil
prices, energy security, and global warming concerns have led to today's 'go yellow' hype over corn ethanol," explained Scott Cullen, Senior Policy Advisor for the Network for New Energy Choices. "But all biofuels are not equal. Expansion of the co...
Helicopter flight trials for EGNOS
...rmed in 2007, at other European airports and on an oil
rig in the North Sea....
The future of biofuels is not in corn
...yre the key to reducing U.S. dependency on foreign oil
imports and to revitalizing family farming in rural America. However, according to The Rush to Ethanol a new and comprehensive analysis by Food & Water Watch, the Network for New Energy Choices, and the Vermont Law School Environmental Law Center ...
Ground breaking research to end in tears
...icro level can be seen whenyou put a small drop of oil
into a bowl of water. The oil
spreads overthe entire surface, so a little bit goes a long way. "When we looked closely at the th...
WFU to host international conference of physicists
...rophysics but timely and practical applications in oil
exploration, medical imaging and homeland security...dical treatment, more precise mapping of potential oil
and natural gas deposits and improved security at airports and seaports. At the conference, there ...
System to pinpoint airline passengers who contaminate cabins
..., including contamination of cabin air with engine oil
or hydraulic fluid. Study how cabin pressure affects passengers, especially those with cardiopulmonary conditions, as well as flight attendants and pilots who work in the environment daily. See how elevated ozone levels at higher altitude...
Can an omega-3 fatty acid slow the progression of Alzheimer's disease?
...dies suggest that omega-3 fatty acids found in the oil
of certain fish may also benefit the brain by lowering the risk of Alzheimers disease. In order to test whether an omega-3 fatty acid can impact the progression of Alzheimers disease, researchers supported by the National Institute on Aging (NIA), pa...
Scientists equip bacteria with custom chemo-navigational system
...s are researching ways to use bacteria to clean up oil
spills or remove other pollutants from soil, water and wastewater. "This new ability to equip motile bacteria with a precise and tunable chemo-navigation system will greatly enhance the impressive arsenal of natural and engineered cell behaviors," ...
Hawaiian treasure, macadamia nuts good for the heart
...of monounsaturated fats, like those found in olive oil
compared with other tree nuts." The researchers used a controlled feeding study to compare a heart-healthy diet with 1.5 ounces a small handful of macadamia nuts to a standard American diet. The participants had slightly elevated cholesterol leve...
Fish oil may help kidney disease sufferers
...e, Australia, will investigate the effects of fish oil
on patients with kidney disease undergoing dialysis. Ms Zabel said daily doses of fish oil
in the form of a tablet or liquid had been shown to decrease inflammation - a common problem in peop...
The Natural Fat-Loss Pharmacy by Dr. Harry Preuss
...and other soluble fibers: In an effort to clean up oil
spills, scientists discovered chitosan, a pulverized powder made from the shells of shrimp and crab. This ultra-absorbent powder soaks up oil, grease, and heavy metals, both in the oceans and in the intestinal track. In 1995 Italian researchers gave ...
Plant-derived omega-3s may aid in bone health
... Previous studies of omega-3s on bone health used oil
supplements rather than whole food sources. The r...d as snacks. The ALA diet also contained flaxseed oil
to increase the ALA content of the diet. Other sources of ALA, such as canola oil, were not used in...
ACS News Service Weekly PressPac -- January 31, 2007
...f a neglected family of "smart" fluids Subsurface oil
from 1989 Alaska spill may persist for decades D... ARTICLE #3 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Subsurface oil
from 1989 Alaska spill may persist for decades Environmental Science & Technology Oil from the 19...
Garlic hope in infection fight
...while the other half will receive a placebo (olive oil
capsules) over a two month period. At the beginning and end of the study, researchers will measure the levels of germs in patients' sputum samples, the patients' lung function and weight will be monitored and blood tests carried out to ensure the gar...
New fat, same old problem with an added twist?
...h Dr. Kalyana Sundram, nutrition director for palm oil
research at the Malaysian Palm Oil Board in Kuala Lampur. "Now it appears that the actual structure of the individual fat molecule is critical, that is, the specific location of individual fatty acids, particularly saturated fatty acids, on the gly...
Researchers warn milk eliminates cardiovascular health benefits of tea
...ional compound or beverage such as red wine, olive oil
and so on, are analysed. But, it is difficult to assign clearly the observed effects and separate them from the surrounding food matrix (such as adding milk) that may bias results. It was therefore important to collect all data accurately and include...
Trans fat ban: Watch saturated fats and calories too
...mary fat, including partially hydrogenated soybean oil
(trans fat), palm oil
(50 percent saturated fat), non-hydrogenated soybean oil
(only 16 percent saturated fat), and canola...
Antenatal fish oil supplements boost kids' hand-eye coordination
supplements given to pregnant mums boost the hand-...8 pregnant women, who were either given 4g of fish oil
supplements or 4g of olive oil
supplements daily from 20 weeks of pregnancy until the birth of their...
Low impact aerobic exercise reduces fatigue in auto-immune conditions says multi-study review
...al supplements such as acetyl-L-carnitine and fish oil
showed a number of benefits, but need to be looked at in more detail. The authors suggest electro-magnetic field devices also warrant further investigation, due to promising results. But they add that low-cost, low technology interventions that...
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