2012 April News Archive Seekers of the Truth
April 30, 2012
U.S. consumer confidence surged in the first quarter to its highest in more than four years as the economy improved, contrasting with still very low morale among debt-laden euro zone countries, a survey showed on Monday.
The head of a Japanese panel suggested on Wednesday that utilities pay 52 cents per kilowatt-hour (kwh) for solar power supplies in a renewable energy incentive scheme, a rate that could encourage business investors to enter the budding market.
After experiencing the traumatizing death of her daughter to kidney failure just three days after her daughter was born, Sofia Gatica from Argentina became determined to find out what killed her daughter.
Depending on the weather, wind turbines can face whispering breezes or gale-force gusts. Such variable conditions make extracting the maximum power from the turbines a tricky control problem, but a collaboration of Chinese researchers may have found a novel solution in human-inspired learning models.
April 27, 2012
"Handsome" whale may be the only known all-white adult orca.
April 26, 2012
CAI is urging these hospitals and others to end their contracts with McDonald's, and begin working towards the implementation of food options that support the role of improving health, rather than counteract it.
It used to be that cows in the USA were fed the ground up parts of other cows, including spinal cord and brain material.
More and more evidence over the last decade has suggested testosterone is a very important hormone in women, especially in terms of staying fit, lean and sexually active.
An independent scientific panel has determined that perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA), also known as C-8, a commercial substance produced by chemical giant DuPont, causes kidney and testicular cancer in humans.
Every five years the Farm Bill is reviewed by Congress to decide how government funding should be allocated to different aspects of agriculture.
The Sacramento Bee and other sources are reporting that officers from the Sacramento Police Department (SPD) showed up at the school in early April and began removing students from class in order to question them and take DNA samples -- and they did so without parental consent.
Both modern scientific and traditional literature indicate that hawthorn berries are safe and effective in the treatment of blood pressure and circulatory issues, cardiac arrhythmia, and even chronic heart failure.
The fiberglass industry is circling their wagons, and you can't rely on government agencies.
Amid all the controversy over genetically-modified (GM) crops and their pesticides and herbicides decimating bee populations all around the world, biotechnology behemoth Monsanto has decided to buy out one of the major international firms devoted to studying and protecting bees.
Observing a healthy balanced diet and enjoying an active, healthy lifestyle can help avoid the risk of high blood pressure as well as reduce one that is already elevated.
With jails fuller than ever and government budgets being slashed, is the future of prisoner management the robo-correctional officer.
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