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Arnold Schwarzenegger Blamed for Backtracking in the Fight Against Carbon Emission
...iciency standards for appliances, increased use of ethanol
to power vehicles, and long-term financial incentives for renewable power - tie in with President Bush's call to reduce America's dependence on foreign oil. But before one gets carried away, here is the reality check. Dr. Margo Thorning, Senior V...
Anti-smoking Drug Could Help Treat Alcoholism: Study
...laboratory rats which had consumed high amounts of ethanol
over a long period. Rats were trained to drink ethanol
in consistent amounts over five months before they were given varenicline. After the drug was admini...
A Break Through Energy Bill by the US Government
...lso spoke of the promises of nuclear energy, coal, ethanol
and cars that could run on rechargeable batteries. Meanwhile, on the state and local level, several developments signal a possible shift among mayors, governors and state legislatures toward energy policies that focus more on renewable fuels...
Oman to Launch First Bio-refinery in Gulf Region
...io-refinery in the Gulf region, which will produce ethanol
mainly from date palms for use in motor vehicles as a substitute for petrol and diesel, local newspaper Khaleej Times reported Friday. Oman Green Energy Company (OGEC) will invest US$28.65 million to build a bio-refinery imported from Brazil in Soh...
Consume Less, Experts Advise as Malthusian Nightmare Returns to Haunt West
...r's grain harvest in the US will go straight to an ethanol
distillery. As the US supplies more than two-third...food economy is merging with the fuel economy. The ethanol
boom has seen sugar prices track oil prices and now the same is set to happen with grain, Mr Brown a...
Europe Mulls Turning Its Excess Wine into Bioethanol
...inkably poor quality, is bought and distilled into ethanol
for use as fuel. Crisis distillation has occurred in four of the past six years. Next Wednesday - the same day as the deadline for the tendering process, Commissioner for agriculture and rural development, Mariann Fischer Boel, will propose to t...
Bio-fuels Would Increase Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Says Senior British Scientists
... Blair government has come out in the open against ethanol
and the like. Roland Clift, professor of environ...is simply rereleased and there is no increase, the ethanol
lobby believes. But critics notge that bio-fuel crops take land from growing food and create pressur...
Serving Strawberry in Daiquiri Makes It Healthier
...Department of Agriculture, tested the berries with ethanol
and found that the treatment improved the physiology of the fruit as measured by several different laboratory tests for antioxidant. Coloured berry fruits like strawberries contain compounds known as polyphenols and anthocyanins. Consumption of the...
Ethanol Could Be Damaging for Human Health, New Study Says
...cts. But a new study says that widespread// use of ethanol
could actually pose a threat to human health. Et...ted States is powered by fuel made primarily from ethanol
instead of gasoline, there would likely be an increase in the number of respiratory-related deaths a...
Outsourcing Farming, a Chinese Initiative
...soybean industry is losing acres to sugar cane for ethanol
production in some areas, he said, and is competing with corn, cotton and cattle. For its part, China has continued its buying spree in Brazil. The soybean trade between the countries has exploded. Last year Brazil sent nearly 11 million tons of be...
KADIAN Efficacy Not Affected by Alcohol Consumption
... were randomized to receive: KADIAN? 100 mg with ethanol
(8 ounces of 40 percent alcohol) while fasting; KADIAN? 100 mg with ethanol
(8 ounces of 40 percent alcohol) while fed; KADIAN? 100 mg with 8 ounces of water while fasting; ...
Cancer Research May Help Biofuels
...n to more closely examine using its technology for ethanol
and biodiesel production. Alternative fuels have b...to generate more starch, which can be converted to ethanol
or biodiesel, per acre. The company has already grown a dozen or so fields each of canola, corn, soy...
Going Overboard With a Hand Sanitizer
.... "I don't think a lot of people realize these are ethanol
containing, or alcohol containing. They are really no different than really concentrated liquor," Doyon said. Since the hand sanitizers have a better taste and fragrance, there is a possibility that teenagers could also get hooked on to it....
Science Behind Health Benefits of Moderate Beer Consumption
...d from moderate alcohol consumption arise from the ethanol
itself, making consumption of beer, wine or spirits equally beneficial. The 2005 Dietary Guidelines for Americans cite several studies indicating that light-to-moderate alcohol consumption is linked to lower mortality from coronary heart disease, e...
Red Wine: One Drink A Day, Keeps Alzheimer's At Bay!
...red wine was noticeably higher than the effects of ethanol
or water; the mice showed remarkable reduction in the trademark alterations associated with memory in Alzheimer's disease.Indeed, Cabernet Sauvignon's contribution is crucial, preventing plaque accumulation in the brain, a distinguishing feature in ...
Red Wine may Help Reduce Risk of Alzheimer's
...). Another group had its drinking water mixed with ethanol
that didn't come from red wine. The mice in the third group were teetotallers, drinking water with no alcohol. The mice were free to drink as much as they wanted for seven months. None went on major benders. The mice's average wine consumption e...
Brain protein expression can be damaged with prolonged alcohol exposure
...he virtue of being a simple system," he said. "The ethanol
concentration and length of exposure can be controlled tightly and applied identically to all subjects. This method also prevents possible complications due to alcohol withdrawal." He noted, however, that it does not reflect the typical situation ...
Finnish research: Cysteine Chewing Gum as a cure for cancers of the mouth
...tive tract flora produce locally acetaldehyde from ethanol
and that this may expose them for an increased risk of digestive tract cancers. The hypothesis was strongly supported by Japanese studies showing that digestive tract cancer risk is markedly increased in Japanese drinkers, who have a decreased abil...
Beer to Ward off Osteoporosis
...t calcium inhibits bone loss but we found that the ethanol
in beer has the same, if not better, effect." Ea...studies revealed that over a six-hour period, the ethanol
in the beer appeared to block various hormones that lead to weaker bones. Recent years of resear...
Detrimental Effect Of Chronic Alcoholism On Male Fertility
...with the prevalence ranging from 8% to 58%. Use of ethanol
might cause gonadal disorders, including structura...eversible tail defects. It has been reported that ethanol
abusers might exhibit sperm alterations, such as changes in the count, morphology, and viability of ...