News tagged with biomass

The weight of nations: An estimation of adult human biomass

The world population is over seven billion and all of these people need feeding. However, the energy requirement of a species depends not only on numbers but on its average mass. New research published in BioMed Central's ...

Jun 17, 2012
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Indoor air pollution linked to cardiovascular risk

An estimated two billion people in the developing world heat and cook with a biomass fuel such as wood, but the practice exposes people – especially women – to large doses of small-particle air pollution, which ...

Jul 08, 2011
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