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Phosphorus

What's Hiding in Your Holiday Helpings?

Leslie Spry, M.D., FACP | Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Leslie Spry, M.D., FACP

A good rule of thumb is that if the food comes in a package, it's likely to be high in phosphorus, so limit the processed foods in your diet and you may be able to reduce your risk of developing kidney disease.

How to Keep Your Bones Healthy and Strong -- Part 1

Stuart H. Garber, D.C., Ph.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Stuart H. Garber, D.C., Ph.D.

Good bone health is a matter of balance. To maintain healthy bones we must take in enough of the right bone building nutrients and avoid taking in too many bone robbing substances. And we must balance the non-active parts of our lives with activities that encourage strong bones.

Why Robert F. Kennedy Jr. Cares About Your Sewage

Eddie Fernandez | Posted 08.13.2012 | Green
Eddie Fernandez

Ostara has managed to successfully turn a burdened waste into a resource that is both sustainable and profitable -- an ideal type of innovation that this world could use some more of.

Transistor Breakthrough Could Speed Era Of Quantum Computers

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 02.21.2012 | Science

Just when you thought electronic devices couldn't get any smaller comes word that Australian scientists have fabricated a transistor out of a single a...

Trapped Dam Sediment A Ticking Time Bomb For Chesapeake

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.07.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- When Tropical Storm Lee sent record amounts of water down the Susquehanna River from Pennsylvania into Chesapeake Bay in September, it a...

The Agency That Cried "Awesome!"

Athena Andreadis, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Athena Andreadis, Ph.D.

NASA should not have to resort to circus acts as the price for doing science. It's in such circumstances that violence is done to process, to rigor, to integrity.

NASA Finds Weird Life... Where Exactly?

George Zaidan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
George Zaidan

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Arsenic and Odd Lace

Athena Andreadis, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Athena Andreadis, Ph.D.

It was clever of NASA to disclose its "amazing astrobiology discovery" right around budget-cutting time. But they should have better managed the hype -- and kept squarely in their memory the tale of the boy who cried wolf.

Phosphorus Shells: Security Expert Suspects Israel Using Controversial Tactic; Military Denies It

Timesonline.co.uk | Sheera Frenkel in Jerusalem and Michael Evans, Defence Editor | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Israel is believed to be using controversial white phosphorus shells to screen its assault on the heavily populated Gaza Strip yesterday. The weapon, ...