Water is as good a comfort food as chocolate, says study
October 15, 2009, 8:20 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
Like water for chocolate? Researchers now say that water may be just as effective a comfort food as chocolate, but without the calories.
Ships to be made with a slimy hull inspired by whale skin
October 5, 2009, 7:56 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Ships that exude slime from their hulls could cut fuel consumption by 20 percent and make it difficult for barnacles to attach.
Reputable naturalist says we should let pandas die out
September 25, 2009, 5:03 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
He says that the panda is 'not a strong species', and that we should 'pull the plug' on our conservation efforts.
Gulf of Mexico 'dead zone' to grow dramatically due to federal biofuel mandate
September 16, 2009, 10:47 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
A new study says efforts to shrink the massive, oxygen-depleted dead zone in the Gulf of Mexico will be stifled if the U.S. continues to increase its biofuel production.
Hawaii to become the nation's leader in renewable energy
September 16, 2009, 5:17 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
With Hawaii's endless renewable energy potential, the state plans to generate 40 percent of its power from clean sources by 2030.
Wal-Mart and McDonald's gift cards used as a lure for syphilis testing
September 15, 2009, 8:48 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
As syphilis cases skyrocket nationwide, health officials have taken up an unusual strategy for getting people tested: handing out Wal-Mart and McDonald's gift cards.
Electrical device plugs directly into trees for power
September 10, 2009, 9:32 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
Researchers have discovered that there's enough power in living trees to run an electric circuit.
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