4 hrs ago
Vitamin D Supplements Show No Benefit in Fighting Cancer, Heart Disease
Vitamin D supplements don't help prevent chronic diseases unrelated to the bones, according to a review of published research that challenges the prevailing wisdom held by proponents.
8 hrs ago
Vitamin D supplements 'don't lower risk of cancer, strokes or other conditions'
Scientists saw little evidence that the pills lowered the risk of cancer, heart disease, stroke, Alzheimer's Disease, Parkinson's or other diseases.
20 hrs ago
Food Production Daily
The pot thickens: Novafill patents moving jar filler for liquids
Automation firm Novafill has patented a machine which fills several moving pots at once, unlike traditional static systems.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
A ski holiday with a difference
Lara Dunn took the weight off her knees and tried vA©loskiing down the Aravis mountains in the French alps I've been skiing since my late teens, even committing to working a season as a snack-bar slave to fuel my addiction, but this is a whole different way of enjoying the snow.
Patheon announces UK expansion and posts improved financials for fiscal 2013
Soon to merge CMO Patheon has increased solid dosage form production capacity at its site in the UK and posted an improved set of preliminary results for the financial year.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Wall Street Journal
New Path for Tiny Cars
'Toyota's i-Road will never tip, so feel free to drive it how you like,' said chief engineer Makoto Morita.
Dandelion Grows Inside Ear Canal Of Girl In China
The child, identified as "Ranran," had been scratching at her ear for months. Apparently a seed had lodged in her ear canal, and by the time her parents brought her to the Capital Institute of Pediatrics, "the dandelion had totally grown into Ranran's ear and filled her ear canal wall," Dr. Gu Qinglong said , according to the Beijing Evening News.
Behind mask of secularism, France...
A landmark court ruling this week is set to increase the pressure on French Muslims, potentially at the expense of the country's fraught race relations, experts fear.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Food Production Daily
Taking the strain, easing back pain: Smurfit Kappa wins Europack prize
Smurfit Kappa's packing system to stop food workers' back problems won a trophy at Europack Euromanut CFIA's first packaging awards.
Digital Game Developer
Rene Pierre (UK) Publish Their Updated Online Guide to Buying a Pool-Dining Table
Playing pool is simple and fun. Theres no requirement to have to sit in front of a computer screen for hours on end trying to find secret strategies to help you evade a group of mindless zombies.
The Drinks Business
The bells, the bells
I was treated like royalty, they played the national anthem on their new carillon of bells, which sparkled brilliantly against a frosty, cloudless sky.
In this package, we implement speaker recognition protocols for the NIST SRE 2012.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Bonhams appoint Senior Valuer to its team in Switzerland
Bonhams has announced the appointment of Livie Gallone Moeller as a new member of its team in Switzerland, working with Victoria Rey-de-Rudder as senior valuer with a focus on the Swiss German market.
Two new HIV vaccine candidates: Q&A with Nicolas Mouz
European researchers have designed two new vaccine candidates to fight the HIV virus.
EU urged to take action on Interpol abuse
The international police body, based in Lyon, France, is "being misused by countries such as Russia, Belarus, Turkey and Iran to target political exiles, many of them refugees living in the European Union," the deputies said in a letter on Tuesday .
Tue Nov 26, 2013
EU-funded project develops new type of vaccine to tackle HIV virus infection
AIDS research has attempted many strategies to tackle the HIV virus infection. Now, a new type of vaccine developed within an EU-funded project, called EuroNeut-41, is based on one of the envelope proteins of the HIV virus, called the gp41 protein.
Waiting For The Sun: The eco-friendly Parisian brand introduces...
Paris-based brand Waiting For the Sun may sound familiar; CH recently included their frames in a round-up of sustainable sunglasses.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
The George Towner
Georgetown to Light Up for Holidays, Dec. 13 to 20
There is a new Yuletide tradition for Georgetowner this year, an international festival, to be known as Fete des Lumieres Georgetown, will have its American premiere with public art and light installations.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
X-rays reveal another feature of high-temperature superconductivity
This image shows Mathieu Le Tacon and Alexei Bosak mounting a sample on beamline ID28 of the ESRF where the X-ray experiments were performed.
This package contains scripts that show how to use Idiap speaker recognition tool to reproduce Idiap results for NIST SRE 2012.