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UN Calls for Pedal Power to Reduce Environmental Damage
...feration of mosquitoes, while reduced rainfall and water
shortage could lead to waterborne diseases, the UN...r warned that billions would face a higher risk of water
scarcity and millions more would likely go hungry as damage to the Earth's weather systems from gree...
Nurse Has Miraculous Escape as Window is Blown Off an Air Ambulance
...ogg was unbuckled from his seat and reaching for a water
bottle. Fogg's head and right arm were pulled outside the window, and he suffered cuts to his head. Some equipment, charts, his eye glasses and packages went flying out of the cabin. Fogg, 41, is 6 feet tall and weighs 220 pounds. He said his size ...
Scot's National Drink, Now Available at 1,000 Pounds a Nip
...f its taste. A chilled glass of Highland Spring water
is given complimentary. Whisky cognoscenti differ ...e taken with water. Some argue that a few drops of water
actually gives the drink the flavour, but master distillers of the 1805 suggest this whisky is best ...
Manmohan Singh to Inaugurate Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Conference
... inaugurate a two-day conference on rural drinking water
supply and sanitation here on Wednesday. The co... will focus on ensuring sustainability in drinking water
supply projects and sanitation for all in the rural areas of the country by 2012. The conference w...
Wet Weather Heralds the Mosquito Menace
... countries . It has also left puddles of standing water
all over the place, leading health officials to wa...id of mosquito breeding sites by emptying standing water
from flower pots, buckets and barrels. Change the water
in pet dishes and replace the water
in bird ...
Pond in High Artic Drying Up Due to Global Warming
...as warmer temperatures evaporate shallow bodies of water
illustrates the rapid effects of global warming, t...abitats and breeding grounds and reducing drinking water
for animals. John P. Smol of Queens University in Kingston, Ontario, and Marianne S. V. Douglas of ...
Japan's Kobayashi Might Drop Out of Hot Dog Eating Championship
...he buns are eaten separately after being dunked in water
to make them easier to swallow. The only real rule is to avoid regurgitation -- or "reversal of fortune" as it is quaintly termed -- which would result in immediate disqualification....
FDA Extends GRAS Approval Listex to All Food Products
... the most abundant micro-organisms on earth. Fresh water
and seawater can contain as many as 1 billion phages per ml, while in fresh and processed meat and meat products, more than 100 million viable phages per gram are often present. Phages are harmless to humans, animals and plants, and target only bacte...
Chilean Lake Disappears, Thanks to Global Warming
... the lake's level to the point where the increased water
pressure caused part of a glacier acting as a dam ...large hole or gap, and we believe that's where the water
flowed through,' Mr Rivera said in a navy communique. 'This confirms that glaciers in the region a...
Dengue Surge in Singapore, Man Prosecuted for Breeding Mosquitoes
...es. Dengue-carrying insects breed in tiny pools of water
found in flower pots, discarded bottles or cans, or old tires. Only recently Minister for the Environment and Water Resources Yaacob Ibrahim. had declared that the country was ready to fight dengue should the situation worsen in the hotter months o...
Chemical Injections for Fat Removal
... a two-week period to standing in a puddle of cold water
or to an aggressive alpha mouse, and they conducted the experiments in combination with a regular diet or with a high-fat, high-sugar diet. Stressed animals fed a normal diet did not gain weight, but stressed mice given a high-fat diet did. In fac...
American Bests Japanese Hot Dog Eating Champion, Sets Record
...he buns are eaten separately after being dunked in water
to make them easier to swallow. The only real rule is to avoid regurgitation -- or 'reversal of fortune' as it is quaintly termed -- which would result in immediate disqualification. Hot dog eating champions are not, as might be expected, huge an...
Great Lakes Fish in Canada Heavily Polluted
...States border. They are the largest group of fresh water
lakes on Earth. A report released by Environmental Defense shows that levels of toxic chemicals in the lakes are alarmingly high. The report, Up to the Gills: Pollution in Great Lakes Fish, analyzed the fish advisories published by the Ontario ...
Curative Qualities of Tamil Nadus Kuttralam Waterfalls
...e who have been visiting Kuttralam regularly. The water
that comes down from the 167 meter high waterfall ... season has started. We take bath here because the water
has medicinal qualities. I come here with my family." Kumar, another tourist, said: "Kuttralam sea...
Snack Foods Fortified With Fiber
...ran. They mixed the bran-enriched wheat flour with water
using a standing mixer like the one cooks may use at home, and they let the dough sit overnight. The hydrated flour was then sent through a machine called an extrusion processor. The processor uses a series of rotating screws and heated barrels to ...
Now, Fibre-enriched Tasty Snacks in the Making
.... They mixed the bran-enriched wheat flour with water
using a standing mixer like the one cooks may use at home, and they let the dough sit overnight. The hydrated flour was then sent through a machine called an extrusion processor. The processor uses a series of rotating screws and heated barrels to...
Hydrogen Fuel Is It a New Fuel for the Future?
.... Hydrogen, which can be made from electricity and water
and can be, produced in limitless quantities using...it leaves no trace in the air, except for a bit of water
vapor. The hydrogen filling station at Forus, the first in Norway, was opened last August and will...
NanoSensors Provides Update on Its Biosensor to Detect E.coli and Salmonella
...ct to detect for e.coli and salmonella in food and water
is real and growing as has been evidenced by the three major e.coli outbreaks in 2006 and 2007: one involving tainted produce served at Taco Bell restaurants, the second involving washed-and-bagged spinach from Natural Selection Foods, (collectively ...
Discourage Less Educated Women from Conceiving , Says New Zealand Academic
...ods of contraception, or even contraception in the water
supply, could be used to reduce the number of unpl...aid. "You could of course have a chemical in the water
supply and have to take an antidote. If you had contraception made easier by progress, then every ch...
MedAir AB Announces the Launch of Fingertip Pulse Oximeter
...eries. The device also passes IPX2 testing against water
ingress. Today's medical community knows MedAir for its accurate and easy-to-operate capnography and pulse oximetry monitors. The LifeSense(R) multi- parameter monitor, introduced in 2001, brought WIDESCREEN(TM) technology to hospitals across Europ...
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