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    Dark beer marinade cuts cancer-causing compounds on the grill
    After a particularly harsh winter, the snow has finally melted from the backyard grill. It’s time to start cooking outside again.Unfortunately, with barbecued meats come increased risks from cancer-causing compounds. But there’s good...
  • Brushing raw chicken pieces with marinade
    Beer marinade effective in reducing harmful chemicals during grilling
    Black beer found effective in removing harmful PAHsSummer time will soon be upon us and American’s will be firing up the grill for those delicious grilled meats with their sweet and savory smells. And let us not forget the beer that has been...
  • Tom Beaudette's Missoula, Montana Geodome
    Passive annual heat storage umbrella house
    When John Hait built his first earth-sheltered house, an underground geodesic dome, he had the question of how toput rigid flat polystyrene insulation on his rounded house. The answer came from Ray Sterling at the Universityof Minnesota...
  • PAHS Compassion
    Peninsula Animal Services threatened by city withdrawal from contract
    After years of selfless service and in an area where animal control officers often recognize stray pets on sight, there may no longer be an animal control service in Palo Alto.In a city budget, cost-control effort, Mt.View is considering...
  • Traffic pollution may increase risk of a preterm birth
    Traffic pollution may increase risk of a preterm birth
    According to a new study by UCLA researchers, traffic-related air pollution may increase the risk for preterm births. The study, which was published online October 7 in the journal Environmental Health, was conducted by Michelle Wilhelm, PhD, from...