Monthly Archives: October 2013

Chickens to benefit from biofuels bonanza

Chickens to benefit from biofuels bonanza PUBLIC RELEASE DATE: 31-Oct-2013 [ | E-mail ] Share Contact: Press Officepressoffice@epsrc.ac.uk01-793-444-404Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council Chickens could be the unexpected beneficiaries of the growing biofuels industry, feeding on proteins retrieved from the … Continue reading

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This Week On The TechCrunch Droidcast: Google’s Plan For Hangouts And Motorola’s Modular Future

To paraphrase the one and only Gloria Gaynor, Darrell and I are back from outer space for yet another edition of the TechCrunch Droidcast. Well maybe not outer space per se, but the two of us have had to spend … Continue reading

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A Self-Powered Treaded Skateboard That Can Plow Through Any Terrain

The smallest rock can topple even the most skilled skateboarder. And if your town is devoid of smooth, safe skateparks and half-pipes, maybe it’s time to upgrade your gear? With a set of spiked treads and a four-stroke engine, Dan … Continue reading

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Researchers measure flow from a nanoscale fluid jet

Researchers measure flow from a nanoscale fluid jet PUBLIC RELEASE DATE: 28-Oct-2013 [ | E-mail ] Share Contact: Megan Fellmanfellman@northwestern.edu847-491-3115Northwestern University Jet measures 20 to 150 nanometers in diameter — just a few hundred water molecules across Fluid jets are … Continue reading

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South Africa’s Shoprite lifts Q1 sales, on strong Africa sales

By Tiisetso Motsoeneng JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – South African retailer Shoprite reported a 10 percent rise in July-September sales on Monday, helped by a strong showing at its sub-Saharan stores outside its struggling home market. Shoprite, Africa’s biggest grocer with stores … Continue reading

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Alessandra Ambrosio Brings her Devilish Brood to a Fair

Celebrating the holiday with her little ones, Alessandra Ambrosio took her kids to a fall fair in Santa Monica, California on Saturday (October 26). The Victoria’s Secret Angel and Anja made a devilish duo as mom wore a skin tight … Continue reading

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WHO: TB numbers fall, but 3 million undiagnosed

LONDON (AP) — The World Health Organization says the number of people diagnosed with tuberculosis fell slightly last year but 3 million people are going undiagnosed and untreated. WHO estimated 8.6 million people were diagnosed with TB and 1.3 million … Continue reading

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