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For every American: Safer Food regulations

For every American: Safer Food regulations

Posted Sat, 04 Dec 2010 10:52:00 GMT by Paromita Pain

The New Food Safety bill passed in the US is today a year and half old. It has features that have been praised by food activists as ''the most important food-safety legislation in a generation''. What does it mean for the ordinary shopper?

For every American: Safer Food regulations

Global Aids Epidemic 2010: UNAIDS World Report

Global Aids Epidemic 2010: UNAIDS World Report

Posted Sat, 04 Dec 2010 10:45:00 GMT by Paromita Pain

With World AIDS Day just behind us, a look at the latest UNAIDS Report on the Global Aids Epidemic 2010 show a mix of positive and negative trends on the global epidemic. Global deaths due to HIV/AIDS have nearly gone down by 20 per cent.

Global Aids Epidemic 2010: UNAIDS World Report

Arsenic Contaminated Groundwater Toxic To Bangladesh Economy

Arsenic Contaminated Groundwater Toxic To Bangladesh Economy

Posted Thu, 02 Dec 2010 08:29:01 GMT by Emma McNeil

The arsenic contamination of drinking water in Bangladesh in the 1970s was dubbed by the World Health Organisation as the largest mass poisoning of the population in history . The contamination, which led to large numbers of people suffering the effects of chronic arsenic poisoning, is not just responsible for disease and poor health in the region but has also had a devastating effect on Bangladesh's economy.

Arsenic Contaminated Groundwater Toxic To Bangladesh Economy

AIDS: The Environmental Impact

AIDS: The Environmental Impact

Posted Wed, 01 Dec 2010 08:30:00 GMT by Steve Humphreys

Newspapers carry stories about AIDS less frequently than in the past, while having more on the environment. But HIV/AIDS and the environment are linked by a number of factors. Failure to address the problem of HIV in the developing world will have effects on the environment that affect us all.

AIDS: The Environmental Impact

Are we too clean?

Are we too clean?

Posted Mon, 29 Nov 2010 17:08:07 GMT by Emma McNeil

A new study from the University of Michigan School of Public Health suggests our quest too be clean and infection free could be negatively affecting our health. The study seems to suggest that people exposed to high levels of two chemicals found in household products, triclosan and Bisphenol A (BPA), have a poorer level of immune health.

Are we too clean?

Quit smoking! Save the Planet?

Quit smoking! Save the Planet?

Posted Wed, 24 Nov 2010 12:30:00 GMT by Emma McNeil

In Punta del Este, Uruguay this month the World Health Organisation Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC) gathered to discuss the world's tobacco industry. The Conference agreed on a number of strategies to reduce tobacco consumption.

Quit smoking! Save the Planet?

Underground CO2 storage may contaminate drinking water

Underground CO2 storage may contaminate drinking water

Posted Sun, 21 Nov 2010 10:58:01 GMT by Lucy Brake

A recent U.S. study has discovered that CO2 injected deep underground could bubble up to the surface and contaminate aquifers supplying drinking water.

Underground CO2 storage may contaminate drinking water

Asian Food Security Project Granted US $4 million

Asian Food Security Project Granted US $4 million

Posted Thu, 18 Nov 2010 14:03:01 GMT by Steve Humphreys

Following the announcement of a $4million project to combat food insecurity in South Asia, this article looks at some of the aims of the project and the background to food insecurity in the region.

Asian Food Security Project Granted US $4 million

KASPAR the Child-Robot Plays Nice

KASPAR the Child-Robot Plays Nice

Posted Sat, 06 Nov 2010 12:25:09 GMT by Julian Jackson

Autistic children learn from interacting with drumming little robot: KASPAR is a limited child. He can smile, blink, and move his head and arms, and play his drum, but that's about all. Even he has friends though: autistic children love to play with him. That's because KASPAR is a robot. But unlike real children he won't get bored, or fight, or take their toys away.

KASPAR the Child-Robot Plays Nice

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Do we choose senescence or eternal youth?

Posted Tue, 20 Jan 2015 11:11:07 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Cats spread parasites (and destroy wildlife.)

Posted Fri, 16 Jan 2015 10:13:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Whale genes needed for age research

Posted Mon, 05 Jan 2015 09:44:01 GMT by JW Dowey

Natural Human Lives

Posted Sun, 07 Dec 2014 19:49:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Die, diesel, die !

Posted Tue, 02 Dec 2014 09:15:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Babies are all meant to be the same!

Posted Mon, 07 Jul 2014 08:31:01 GMT by JW Dowey

Malaria cure at last on the horizon

Posted Wed, 02 Jul 2014 06:13:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Of mice and men-and wheels

Posted Wed, 21 May 2014 07:00:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Pathogens find new hosts as Arctic ice melts

Posted Sat, 01 Mar 2014 07:20:01 GMT by Julie Cook

The essence of animal bodies - bacterial cooperation

Posted Wed, 19 Feb 2014 07:38:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Americans sicker than the English say scientists

Posted Wed, 09 Mar 2011 19:16:01 GMT by Colin Ricketts

It's all in the mind: weight loss research puts focus on the brain

Posted Tue, 02 Aug 2011 18:15:00 GMT by Colin Ricketts

Underground CO2 storage may contaminate drinking water

Posted Sun, 21 Nov 2010 10:58:01 GMT by Lucy Brake

'Fatness' threat to global environmental sustainability

Posted Mon, 18 Jun 2012 14:00:09 GMT by Adrian Bishop

International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation

Posted Wed, 06 Feb 2013 12:34:58 GMT by Michael Evans

Popcorn 'the perfect snack' say scientists

Posted Sun, 25 Mar 2012 16:00:00 GMT by Linden Volsun

The Brave men of Fukushima

Posted Fri, 01 Apr 2011 16:36:00 GMT by Michael Evans

New portable lures could help defeat mosquitoes and their diseases

Posted Wed, 01 Jun 2011 17:00:01 GMT by Martin Leggett

Worried about prostate

Posted Wed, 28 Sep 2011 17:50:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Screening could cut bowel cancer deaths by a quarter, says study

Posted Wed, 09 Nov 2011 18:19:01 GMT by Adrian Bishop