The Big Bang Theory of Education

Authoritarian countries don’t seem to be doing well at the knowledge business. That’s probably no accident. BY CHRISTIAN CARYL |OCTOBER 11, 2012 China just doesn’t manufacture more stuff than the rest of us — it’s also about to dominate the world intellectually. Chinese universities are preparing to conquer the world. China is now taking the…

Common food additive found to increase risk and speed spread of lung cancer : inorganic phosphate

2008 study posted for filing Contact: Keey Savoie ksavoie@thoracic.org 212-315-8620 American Thoracic Society New research in an animal model suggests that a diet high in inorganic phosphates, which are found in a variety of processed foods including meats, cheeses, beverages, and bakery products, might speed growth of lung cancer tumors and may even contribute to…

Coffee’s aroma kick-starts genes in the brain

Re-Post for Filing 2008 Contact: Michael Woods m_woods@acs.org 202-872-4400 American Chemical Society IMAGE:Scientists report that the simple inhalation of coffee by rats has changed their gene expressions in ways that help reduce sleep deprivation-induced stress.Click here for more information. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry Drink coffee to send a wake-up call to the brain?…