Tag Archives: Environment

Cheap Tire Innovation Could Boost Zika Control

Cheap Tire Innovation Could Boost Zika Control

  Ottawa, Canada – Researchers said they have found a way to fashion a cheap mosquito trap out of old tires that can collect thousands of eggs that may carry the ...

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Environment, Not ‘Bad luck’, Mainly to Blame for Cancer: Study

Environment, Not ‘Bad luck’, Mainly to Blame for Cancer: Study

  Paris, France – Environmental factors such as sunshine and tobacco smoke cause more cancers than random DNA mutations, researchers have affirmed – contesting another team’s conclusions that “bad luck” was ...

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Scientists Appeal for Ambitious Microbiome Study

Scientists Appeal for Ambitious Microbiome Study

  Miami, United States – A group of 48 scientists from 50 US institutions called for more ambitious research into the tiny microorganisms that play a huge role in health, energy ...

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Heavy Air Pollution in 80% of Chinese Cities: Greenpeace

Heavy Air Pollution in 80% of Chinese Cities: Greenpeace

  Beijing, China – Pollution in nearly 80 percent of Chinese cities surveyed by Greenpeace “greatly exceeded” national standards over the first nine months of this year, the advocacy group said. ...

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BASF Teaches Children How Chemistry Aids Health

BASF Teaches Children How Chemistry Aids Health

  MANILA, PHILIPPINES – For the past 10 years, the world’s leading chemical company BASF has been teaching Filipino schoolchildren how chemistry plays a key role in preserving health, hygiene ...

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Protecting Your Baby from the Environment

Protecting Your Baby from the Environment

  Now that your baby is out in the world, many elements in the environment may cause him harm. Knowing how to protect him against these harmful elements will make ...

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