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New technology for greenhouses by Mexican University - 21/04/2014 / Leido 342 veces/ Comentarios 0

Using embedded computer systems to control humidity, temperature, wind speed and radiation. Agricultural and fruit producers could acquire high-tech greenhouses at a considerably less cost, thanks to experts from the Autonomous University of Zacatecas (UAZ) in the North of Mexico developing...

Simulating in tiny steps gave birth to long-sought-after method - 21/04/2014 / Leido 268 veces/ Comentarios 0

Using computer simulations to predict which drug candidates offer the greatest potential has thus far not been very reliable, because both small drug-like molecules and the amino acids of proteins vary so much in their chemistry. Uppsala researchers have now cunningly managed to develop a method...

Edible flowers may inhibit chronic diseases - 21/04/2014 / Leido 139 veces/ Comentarios 0

Common edible flowers in China are rich in phenolics and have excellent antioxidant capacity, research has shown. Edible flowers, which have been used in the culinary arts in China for centuries, are receiving renewed interest. Flowers can be used as an essential ingredient in a recipe, provide...

Regulating legal marijuana could be guided by lessons from alcohol, tobacco, study says - 21/04/2014 / Leido 163 veces/ Comentarios 0

Recent ballot initiatives that legalized marijuana in Colorado and Washington for recreational uses are unprecedented. A new study outlines how regulations on alcohol and tobacco may provide guidance to policymakers concerned about the public health consequences of legalizing marijuana. Among the...

God of the Gap: Pan keeps Encke gap open in Saturn's rings - 21/04/2014 / Leido 290 veces/ Comentarios 0

Saturn's moon Pan, named for the Greek god of shepherds, rules over quite a different domain: the Encke gap in Saturn's rings. Pan keeps the Encke gap open through its gravitational influence on the ring particles nearby. Fuente : http://feeds.sciencedaily.com/~r/sciencedaily/~3/X...

Ginseng can treat, prevent influenza, RSV, researcher finds - 21/04/2014 / Leido 249 veces/ Comentarios 0

Ginseng can help treat and prevent influenza and respiratory syncytial virus, a respiratory virus that infects the lungs and breathing passages, according to research findings. Seasonal influenza is a serious respiratory disease that causes annual epidemics in humans worldwide, resulting in about...

Mental illness not usually linked to crime, research finds - 21/04/2014 / Leido 141 veces/ Comentarios 0

In a study of crimes committed by people with serious mental disorders, only 7.5 percent were directly related to symptoms of mental illness, according to new research. Researchers analyzed 429 crimes committed by 143 offenders with three major types of mental illness and found that 3 percent of...

New material coating technology mimics Nature’s Lotus Effect - 21/04/2014 / Leido 343 veces/ Comentarios 0

A unique and low cost method to coat materials is the subject of a pending international patent. Ranga Pitchumani of Virginia Tech’s Mechanical Engineering Department and Atieh Haghdoost, a recent doctoral graduate from Pitchumani’s Advanced Materials and Technologies Laboratory developed the...

Ley climática de México, ¿algo más que palabras al viento? - 21/04/2014 / Leido 365 veces/ Comentarios 0

Cuando México puso en vigor su Ley General de Cambio Climático, en octubre de 2012, atrajo elogios internacionales. ¿Qué pasó desde entonces? La imagen que mejor ilustra la parálisis es el Fondo para el Cambio Climático, previsto en la norma. Su objetivo es financiar iniciativas de adaptación y...

Un modelo matemático demuestra que las redes sociales favorecen la igualdad de oportunidades - 21/04/2014 / Leido 311 veces/ Comentarios 0

Una investigación de la UPM prueba, aplicando la teoría de redes a la sociedad actual, que las nuevas herramientas de comunicación y de redes sociales promueven la meritocracia al permitir a los individuos relacionarse de manera más directa. Fuente :...
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