“Algae seems to be the only promising sustainable oil source for biodiesel production,” he said. “In my lab, we have several different projects involving algae and we have been trying different ways to grow it. We have already obtained some encouraging results.”
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“The Sox fan on the far side near the pole was talking trash from the beginning, so in the 4th inning he gets into it with another Sox fan when he starts talking about the guy in the Thome Jersey’s “family”…then an old guy steps up and off they go…
A good minute goes by with no security, the guy gets owned by a bunch of cubs and sox fans.”
“The explanation for the preference is not clear, but experts in human evolution say that that facial hair may be a signal of aggression because it boosts the apparent size of the lower jaw, emphasising the teeth as weapons.”
Scientists believe they may have glimpsed a “law of war” that can be used to predict the likelihood of attacks in modern conflicts, from conventional battles to global terrorism.
“In 2006, Iran’s supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, also threatened to disrupt the world’s oil supply if the United States attacked Iran. Iran is the world’s fourth-largest oil producer.”
“The numbers are in. Compared to the U.S., we work less, live longer, enjoy better health and have more sex. And get this: now we’re wealthier too.”
“It’s a process we can see in front of our eyes: Ethiopia’s rift valley is slowly tearing itself apart and getting wider.”
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“The results showed that all drinks containing the additives caused a rise in signs of hyperactivity when compared to placebo drinks. These included switching acitivities, interrupting, talking rapidly and fiddling with objects or their own bodies.”
“Feeling powerless can trigger strong desires to purchase products that convey high status, according to new research in the Journal of Consumer Research.”
“After 6 months, the brain volume of the aerobic exercising group increased in several areas compared to the other group. Volume increase occurred principally in frontal and temporal areas of the brain involved in executive control and memory processes. The authors do not know what underlying cellular changes might have caused these volume changes. However they suspect, based on animal research, that volume changes may be due to an increased number of blood vessels and an increased number of connections between neurons.”
?Studying the brain behavior leading up to the moment of conscious decision, the researchers identified signals that let them know when the students had decided to move 10 seconds or so before the students knew it themselves. About 70% of the time, the researchers could also predict which button the students would push.?