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Science and Technology updates, research findings and scientific reports for April 24, 2008
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Changes in population growth and composition influence climate change
A new study has suggested that changes in population growth and composition, including aging and urbanization, could affect global emissions of carbon dioxide over the next 40 years. ANI

Chinese scientists, explorers seek help in search for elusive ape-man
Chinese scientists and explorers are looking for international help as they begin a new search for the elusive ape-man known as Bigfoot or Yeren. ANI

Magnets may help treat major depression
Psychiatric researchers at Rush University Medical Center have found a non-invasive, non-drug therapy to be an effective, long-term treatment for major depression. ANI

Science and Technology updates, research findings and scientific reports for April 24, 2008

Scientists uncover new source for biofuels
American scientists have discovered that a newly created microbe produces cellulose and sugars, which can be converted into ethanol and other biofuels so as to significantly satiate the demand of transportation fuel. A study report from The University of Texas at Austin says that the cyanobacteria developed by Professor R. Malcolm Brown Jr. and Dr. David Nobles Jr. secrete simple sugars like glucose and sucrose, which are the major sources used to produce ethanol. ANI

Glaciers reveal that Martian climate might change again in future
Researchers at Brown University, US, have found compelling evidence of thick, recurring glaciers on Mars, a discovery that suggests that the Red Planets climate was much more dynamic than previously believed - and could change again. ANI

Working memory can store only 3 to 4 things at a time
No wonder we forget half of the things assigned to us. According to a new study, an average person can keep only three or four things in their working memory or conscious mind at a time. ANI

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