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Plant-powered planes show promise

11BBC – To the eye, there was nothing remarkable about the aging Falcon 20 jet as it took off from Ottawa International airport in Canada at the end of October in 2012. But the twin-engined, 10-seater plane was in the process of making aviation history.

After a short flight that saw it climb to 30,000 ft (9,000m) over the capital city, the plane touched back down at the airport to secure its world first.

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Food engineering to be a topic at the São Paulo School of Advanced Sciences

By Fábio de Castro
Agência FAPESP – Nutrition and health have been central topics for science and food engineering, and researchers from these areas are taking more and more interest in another aspect of the universe of food, that is, the pleasure of eating.
In April 2013, some of the foremost international specialists from this sector will meet in Pirassununga (SP) to discuss scientific developments that will allow for the manipulation of structural factors to bring pleasure and satisfaction to natural and processed food consumers.
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