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Optimizing sludge treatment

Wine harvesting season is a challenge for wastewater treatment plants. When the grapes are being processed, the effluent load rises steeply – by a factor of 17 in the Palatinate town of Edenkoben. High-load anaerobic digestion provides a flexible solution that cuts power consumption by 20 percent, generates over half of the required electricity on site and greatly reduces sewage sludge volumes.
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HealthDay News Many medical students from around the world struggle with depression, and more than 1 in 10 have suicidal thoughts, researchers report.
Antibiotics and narcotics are often prescribed when they aren’t the best option for patients and may do more harm than good, a survey of U.S. physicians suggests. The survey asked doctors to id
HealthDay News Research suggests increased urbanization and lower levels of the pesticide DDT in the environment could be major reasons for the ballooning mosquito population.
Karen Pallarito, HealthDay News Americans are more likely to skip needed dental care because of cost than any other type of health care, researchers report.
Alan Mozes, HealthDay News Hospitalized patients who are handed off by their original medical team to a new set of caregivers may face a higher risk of early death, new research warns.
About 2 million pounds of ready-to-eat chicken products have been recalled because the meat could be undercooked. But what types of bacteria could be lurking in such products as undercooked pou
LONDON (Reuters) - A conservationist has crossed the Channel in a motorized paraglider as part of a near three-month project to track the migration of swans across Europe.
After years of keeping up the Santa Claus charade, parents sometimes have a hard time breaking the news of his nonexistence to their kids. But one parent has shared a lovely idea to frame the convers
(Reuters) - A crude oil transmission line was shut down in western North Dakota following a leak that spilled oil into a creek, the state said on Tuesday.
Food allergies are a serious matter that typically require a physician’s diagnosis. But a new report is now pointing to some confusion ? among both patients and doctors ? about what actual
We’re all about making gifts over the holidays, and here’s why: Homemade gifts are a holiday workhorse. They’re thoughtful, often personal and can be created for much less money than
(Reuters Health) - Hundreds of Californians who were forcibly sterilized based on eugenics laws in the last century might still be alive and deserve an apology and financial reparations, a new study c
The brother of a patient in a Kenyan hospital tells the BBC's World Have Your Say he thinks the doctors' strike over pay is "inhumane".
(Reuters Health) - It’s called “holiday heart” because it happens to binge drinkers who feel a flutter or irregular heartbeat after too many cocktails at parties. But a research review suggests it can
Shutterstock A few weeks ago I wrote about resources aimed at independent biotech investors who may not have access to the institutional research reports that we as fund managers take for granted. A l
(Reuters Health) - The two most effective hormonal birth control methods for women in general are also excellent options for women with diabetes, according to a new study.
(Corrects company name to Editas Medicine from Editas Pharmaceuticals in paragraph 15)
HealthDay News Restricting people younger than 18 from indoor tanning could prevent thousands of skin cancers and deaths in the United States, according to a new study.
Screen time is a major concern for many mothers and fathers, particularly parents of tweens and teens who live in a truly digital world. How much is OK, they wonder? And where should they draw the li
A kids' burger should never exceed 300 calories, while fries should be under 100 calories, and sides or salads under 150 calories. However, a new US study has found the average is 465 calories.
The Question: Now that it’s getting cold, I’m making more soups and stews for dinner. Is it healthier to use fresh or frozen produce for these recipes? Winter is nearly upon us, which mea
Tobacco causes epigenetic changes in the brain of a developing foetus which makes them more prone to trying new things, including cannabis, researchers from King's College London found.
HONG KONG (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Environmental activists hailed on Tuesday Indonesia's ban on converting peatlands into plantations but said enforcement was critical to reducing annual fires t
RIO DE JANEIRO/BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazilian iron ore miner Samarco Mineracao expects to receive a preliminary environmental license in the first quarter, an important step in its effort to resume op
Nancy and Rita Holgate, from Middlesborough, now three months, were rushed back to hospital just four days after they were born. Doctors discovered their mother had inadvertently passed on her enter
In 1978, Gloria Steinem wrote an essay titled “If Men Could Menstruate,” which highlighted the unequal treatment women and men experience in everyday life. Now, Naya Health is appl
By Cassie Shortsleeve for GQ. Energy drinks make big claims: They’ll power you through your day, up your concentration, make your life more EXTREME. But the reality is that energy drinks are mo
Thanksgiving heralds the beginning of the holiday season in the United States. Until January 2nd, we enjoy the company of family, friends, and community. We dive deep into the reciprocity of giving an
The chill in the air, the early sunsets, the coveted seasonal beverages, these all mean one thing: it's officially cuffing season. While the kinky among you may be saying, silly sexperts, every sea
Many people are in search of their purpose, or true calling, in life. And this is certainly a worthy endeavor - research has shown that knowing your sense of purpose adds up to 7 years of extra l
Agave – the cactus-like plant which forms the base ingredient of tequila – has a nocturnal ‘body clock’ which allows it to ‘breathe’ at night and withstand the driest of conditions, new research has s
A team of scientists shows changes in the immediate environment of DNA after the ovum and sperm fuse to form the zygote. The results suggest why all conceivable somatic cells can develop from the germ
SANAA (Reuters) - Images of 18-year-old Saida Ahmad Baghili's emaciated body shocked the world and turned a spotlight on the worsening humanitarian crisis across war-torn Yemen.
Although the eggs are in an immature state, the scientists are trying to discover how they were created, then work out a way to bring them to maturity

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