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How vitamin E can help prevent cancer
Researchers have identified an elusive anti-cancer property of vitamin E that has long been presumed to exist, but difficult to find.
A sausage a day is too many, research suggests
Anyone who eats over 40 grams a day of sausage products or other kinds of processed meat is asking for trouble: The risk of mortality increases by 18 percent for every 50 grams of processed meat per day. This is the result of a study conducted with around 450,000 participants by the Institute of Soc...
Counting the Cost of Mercury Pollution
Cleaning up mercury pollution and reducing prenatal exposure to the neurotoxin methylmercury (MeHg) could save the European Union 10,000 million euros per year, finds a new study. New estimates suggest that between 1.5 and 2 million children in the EU are born each year with MeHg exposures above the...
Tiny Clever Quadrotors Now on Kickstarter
The NanoQ weighs just 35 grams, and it can fly for up to 10 minutes on an integrated rechargeable battery
Audi Introduces the Crosslane Coupe Plug-in Hybrid at the 2012 Paris Motor Show
Here''s the latest concept by Audi, a 2-door plug-in hybrid that claims to burn only 1.1 liters per 100 km (214 mpg US) with CO2 emissions of 26 grams per km (41.8 grams per mile).