| Mar 20, 2013
| 11:58 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Two thirds of women in a new U.S. study reported regularly using cleansers, lubricants or petroleum jelly intravaginally - and some of the products were linked to a higher chance of common vaginal infections.
| Jun 14, 2013
| 1:05 AM
In my last column, I shared the standard definitions of biomass, bioproducts, bioenergy and biofuels. You may recall that the definition of bioproducts is extremely broad because it encompasses all products made with living material: food, feed, fiber,...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 1:05 AM
PHILADELPHIA - With all his talk about sugar cane, corn, casaba and fungi, Jeff White sounded like someone with a food obsession. But the ingredients he enumerated during an interview had to do with manufacturing, not a meal.
His is an unconventional...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 1:05 AM
San Francisco, Calif. - The non-profit Pollinator Partnership (P2) recently announced the formation of the Corn Dust Research Consortium (CDRC), a multi-stakeholder initiative they are coordinating to invest research dollars in reducing honey bee exposure...
| Mar 31, 2012
| 8:00 PM
As you news media consumers know, an earth-shaking event took place last week; big enough to blow the presidential campaign, the pope's travels, the Supreme Court and health care, and even Kate Middleton's latest frock off the magazine covers.
| Apr 22, 2012
It's never been easier to feel like a natural woman. The 1960s mantra about getting ourselves back to the garden now applies to an increasing number of beauty products, with some small companies literally going to the garden and farm to bring customers...
| Jan 27, 2012
| 7:09 AM
A Lynchburg company is expanding adding 60 new jobs to the city.
Tessy Plastics is spending $4.8 million to expand its facility at the Lynchpin Industrial Center.
Tessy serves the medical disposables market with custom injection molding products.
| Nov 30, 2012
| 1:06 AM
ST. LOUIS and IRVINE, Calif., /PRNewswire/ - Recognizing the value biosynthetic oils could provide to farmers, the environment and the U.S. economy, Monsanto Company and Biosynthetic Technologies, LLC recently announced license and supply agreements...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 7:47 AM
The end of July signals the time to stop fertilizing perennials, shrubs and trees to give new growth time to harden off. Annuals and veggies may still appreciate a weekly weak fertilizer application.
With no critical garden tasks other than watering and...
| Jul 2, 2012
The flight attendant spied the Nuclear Regulatory Commission logo on Chuck Casto's T-shirt and escorted him to first class.
Three days after the Pacific Ocean had risen and shattered the northern Japanese coast March 11, 2011, Casto's plane headed...
| Aug 10, 2010
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: What causes vaginal dryness, and how is it treated?
ANSWER: Vaginal dryness, or inadequate vaginal lubrication, can occur at any age. However, the problem is most common for women during and after menopause.
Symptoms of vaginal dryness...
| Jan 15, 2010
| 11:13 AM
Bug watching is a fun way to get in touch with nature, but if touching them isn't your idea of fun, you can use this craft container from the National Wildlife Federation, adapted from the Ranger Rick magazine, to make an insect vacuum called a "pooter"...