Mar 22, 2011
Map mashup reveals world’s top science cities – Combining citation data with Google Maps reveals the cities where science prospers, and those where it doesn't.
9 arguments for (against) herbal remedies – About 40% of pharmaceuticals have a herbal origin but that doesn't mean natural is all good. Here's 9 arguments often posited in support of herbal over pharma. The first one: They’re natural. (So what? Strychnine is natural.), Read on for the other 8….
The following comment was left on the site today, it begins:
“Telepathy is possible, it works very good…I can exchange voice and videos messages , smell and bad and good filings with people around, people can move muscles on my body from distance and much more.”
Aside from the “filings” typo, it all points to a deluded mind. A quick Google search found the exact same comment spam on four other sites, of course, I have trashed …
Mar 17, 2011
Aspartame is an artificial, non-saccharide, sweetener used as a sugar substitute in some foods and beverages usually so that they can be labelled as “lite” or “diet” products. In the European Union, it is coded as E951. Aspartame is a methyl ester of aspartic acid and phenylalanine, two natural components of proteins found in a wide range of foods. Aspartame was first sold under the brand name NutraSweet, was first synthesized …