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Urine is a Rich Source of Phosphorus
...finish in about 50 years. She believes that if 132 gallons
(500 litres) of urine each person produces in a year is recycled, the danger of running out of phosphorus can be averted. "Urine is the most concentrated source of phosphorus. At the moment we dilute that through our sewage system and send it out ...
Risk of Water Intoxication in Endurance Athletes
...ample, maybe ingested a pound of rock salt or five gallons
of tap water, its not hard to imagine this delicate balance being thrown entirely out of balance. In the latter case, the extracellular fluid can become more diluted than the intracellular fluid, causing the cells in organs like the brain to quickly ...
China's Three Gorges Dam Changing Local Weather: Scientists
...1-square-mile reservoir of more than five trillion gallons
of water and a hydroelectric power plant 20 times more powerful than the Hoover Dam. The researchers combined satellite data and ground weather stations to create a computer climate simulation, which they then compared to what has already happened ...
Sewage Flows into Hudson River in a Torrent
...the potential health problems from the 7.5 million gallons
of raw sewage that reached the river after a main ...mental experts estimated that about a half million gallons
of sewage ended up in the wetlands area and 7.5 million gallons
went into the river. The leak has ...
Shimla Faces Water Crisis
...tion with a 250,000 population needs eight million gallons
of water daily, it has only six million for distri...shortage. According to one estimate, 1.5 million gallons
of water are lost due to leakage as a majority of the pipes were laid out decades ago. Most of the...
Binge Drinkers on the Rise
...tely $4.2 billion annually to purchase 430 million gallons
of alcoholic beverages — including more than 4 billion cans of beer, according to WebMD. The study published in Pediatrics journal has shown links between binge drinking and other socially undesirable and risky activities like unsafe sex, multiple ...
Party Over –now Its How to Get Ove’ the Hangove!
New Year eve could have been a blast guzzling gallons
of liquor, partying into the night for many. The last dregs show up //as a blasting headache and an I –am –run-over-by –a truck feeling the following day. Scientists try to explain what leads to this phenomenon. Dr. Christine Lay, a neurologist from...
British Hospitals Reeling Under the Effect of Alcoholic Excesses
...iolence from drunken behaviour. Britons consume gallons
of alcohol at Christmas time in a drinking binge. Since liquor becomes available round-the-clock majority go into a binge mood. Sales of alcohol have currently crossed record levels. Centre for Public Health had released a report earlier warning ...
Fat or old - Swig red wine to live long says study
...tively better cardiac health that French who glug gallons
of red wine enjoy despite a high-fat diet when c...body weight , an average built person should drink gallons
of wine .The amount of alcohol that would go in would mitigate whatever projected benefit that resv...
Obesity Raises Gasoline Consumption
...that Americans are pumping almost 940 million more gallons
of gas into their vehicles than they used to in 1960 because the average American has now become roughly two dozen pounds heavier which amounted to around $2.8 billion more spent on gas each year, calculated at $3 for a gallon of gas. These are the...
Philippines Oil Spill Causing Adverse Health Effects
...rier MT Solar I, which has thus far spilled 50,000 gallons
of industrial oil into the sea near Guimaras in Philippines is causing health problems// to the people in the area. The ship had sunk off the coast on August 11. Health Secretary Franciso Duque confirmed that many people have fallen sick and one man ...
New Research Offers Hope In Kidney FailureTreatment
... loaded with the task of reabsorbtion of nearly 50 gallons
of fluid, in addition to substances such as salt and glucose, in a short span of 24 hours. These cells, therefore consume a high amount of energy and are highly susceptible to apoptosis and injury. In a oxygen starved state, two killer proteins terme...
Jets Can Now Be Propelled By Coal-based Fuel
...rs. So far the Penn State project has produced 500 gallons
of fuel in a pilot plant operated by Intertek of Warren, Pa. The Penn State researcher would now like to produce about 4,500 gallons, or about 100 barrels, of the fuel for future testing by the Air Force and others. --EurekAler...
Medications Detected In Recycled Water In Los Angeles
... sewage into drinking water. About half a trillion gallons
of sewage from three treatment plants supply drinking water for 4 million people. The sewage water from Southern California is recycled removing bacteria and nitrogen. But recently water officials found medications in small amounts such as the pres...
Air Pollution Linked To Heart Disease And Heart Attacks
...eople on an average inhale between 3,000 and 6,000 gallons
of air each day. Manufacturing, transportation, electricity generation, and other human activities spew a bewildering array of pollutants into that air. On days when air pollution levels are high, there are more heart attacks and hospitalizations f...