From August 2006 - when the first edition was launched organic products reviewed the progress made by some electronic companies in recent years on their commitments to produce organic electronics. It was found that fewer and fewer products on the market contain chemicals and hazardous PVC. Companies that refused assessment products are: Apple, Asus, Microsoft, Nintendo (0 points), Palm and Philips, with no plan to reduce toxic emissions and propios no support to avoid a climate crisis.
The 'green' electronics companies are Nokia (6.9 points), Samsung, Toshiba, Sony Ericsson (5.9 points).
Rice plants resistant to arsenic
Rice is the raw material supply for more than 80% of the world population, although production is declining in Bangladesh, India and parts of East and South Asia, due to toxic levels of arsenic in soil.
Green tea properties
Contains an antioxidant 100 times more powerful and effective than vitamin C and 25 times more effective than vitamin E in protecting cells. Inhibit the growth of new tumor cells and destroy some of the existing ones, without destroying the healthy.
Of NCAR scientists discovered that plants in a forest respond to stress by producing nuts in significant amounts to a form of aspirin.
Unlike humans, who are advised to take aspirin to decrease a temperature, plants and their ability to produce their own aspirin, leading to the formation of proteins that stimulate the biochemical defense system, says Thomas Karl, NCAR, which led study.
Plants, women and menstrual pain