Thursday, June 05, 2008

Artificial Sweeteners Confound the Brain

Using MRI on subjects who ate and drank foods sweetened either with sugar or Splenda, scientists found that both elicit similar activity in the brain, but the artificial sweetener did not reach the same level of activity in the pleasure and satiation centers. Artificial sweeteners may undermine the brains ability to "count" calories....

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World's First Production Hydrogen Hybrid Available This Fall

A company has finally gone and built the controversial hydrogen hybrid system into what appears to be a true production car. Not only that, the car looks, well, stunning… to put it mildly. Stats: 40 mpg, 0-60 mph in 3.5 sec. If the hydrogen hybrid system has truly been built into a production car, it would kind of put the kibosh on any naysayers.

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