Archive: 12/20/2012

Better growth without acrylamide

Low levels of acrylamide in maternal blood give better foetal growth according to two recent studies from the Norwegian Mother and Child Cohort Study (MoBa). Most acrylamide intake comes from heat-treated ...

Dec 20, 2012
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Steroids loom in major-college football

(AP)—With uneven testing for steroids and inconsistent punishment, college football players are packing on rapid weight without drawing much attention from their schools or the NCAA.

Dec 20, 2012
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Philippines raises tobacco, alcohol taxes

The Philippines Thursday raised tobacco and alcohol taxes in a reform President Benigno Aquino hailed as helping to liberate "more Filipinos from the vices of smoking and drinking".

Dec 20, 2012
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Neuroscience: The extraordinary ease of ordinal series

Familiar categories whose members appear in orderly sequences are processed differently than others in the brain, according to new research published by David Eagleman in the open access journal Frontiers in Neuroscience on Dec ...

Dec 20, 2012
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