Zinc is Probably the Most Effective Cold Treatment Known to Medicine

The moment you're semi-sure you're getting a cold, get some zinc lozenges. That's the result of a meta-analysis of 15 different scientific studies of the mineral, and cut the length of coughing and sneezing days by 40 percent. » 2/16/11 10:20am 2/16/11 10:20am

ZPower's 40% Better Silver-Zinc Batteries Coming in Laptops This Year

The folks at ZPower, who make the silver-zinc batteries that get 40% better run-time than Lithium-Ion, just told us that a major laptop and a major cellphone manufacturer will use the technology this year. » 1/08/09 11:28pm 1/08/09 11:28pm

Are Gadgets Using Up Some Elements?

Gadgets are using up the earth's elements. Like, the basic elements that make up all chemical matter according Armin Reller, a materials chemist at Germany's University of Augsburg. » 7/07/08 6:40pm 7/07/08 6:40pm