The 5G Health Hazard That Isn’t

In 2000, the Broward County Public Schools in Florida received an alarming report. Like many affluent school districts at the time, Broward was considering laptops and wireless networks for its classrooms and 250,000 students. Were there any health risks to worry about? The district asked Bill P. Curry, a consultant and physicist, to study the…

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Stella McCartney Teams Up With LVMH, in Plot Twist in Luxury Wars

Image Stella McCartney at her fall 2019 women’s show in Paris.CreditStephane Mahe/Reuters In a move worthy of the rivalry between the Montagues and the Capulets, LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton, the world’s largest luxury group, said on Monday that it had entered into a new marriage with Stella McCartney, the British fashion house that was…

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By cutting ozone pollution now, China could save 330,000 lives by 2050

IMAGE: Projected changes in China’s premature deaths from ozone pollution, 2015-2050. Left, effects of a ‘status quo’ strategy, where climate change and rising pollution cause premature deaths to increase in urban… view more  If China takes strong measures to reduce its ozone pollution now, it could save hundreds of thousands of lives in the long run,…

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What to call someone who uses heroin?

First-ever study to ask people who use heroin what they want to be called finds «people first» language often best, and language suggesting misuse or dependence generally worst. In the ongoing opioid crisis, many researchers and clinicians now use «person first» terms such as «person with substance use disorder» instead of loaded labels like «addict,»…

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Bentham Science announces the launch of new journal, «Current Nutraceuticals»

Bentham Science is pleased to announce the launch of new subscription-based journal, Current Nutraceuticals. The first issue of the journal will be available online by the start of the year, 2020. Dr. Claus Jacob is the Editor-in-Chief of this journal. He serves as Professor in the School of Pharmacy, Saarland University, Saarland, Germany. For brief…

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Exploring frontiers: Predicting biology

Join us July 25-26, 2019, at the Allen Institute for Exploring Frontiers: Predicting Biology, a symposium featuring the latest insights from leading modeling researchers from the fields of neuroscience, cell science and immunology, chaired by Markus Covert, Ph.D., leader of the Allen Discovery Center at Stanford University. The talks will address leveraging computation and mathematics…

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Novel therapy administered after TBI prevents brain damage

IMAGE: Red and yellow areas show sites of cell death in the mouse brain. The brain at left has no traumatic brain injury (TBI). The brain at center is post-TBI. The… view more  Credit: Mark S. Shapiro, Ph.D., UT Health San Antonio An experimental treatment given to mice after a traumatic brain injury (TBI) reduced damage…

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University of Guelph researchers track how cats’ weights change over time

VIDEO: University of Guelph researchers have become the first to access data on more than 19 million North American cats and have discovered that most cats continue to put on weight… view more  Are cats getting fatter? Until now, pet owners and veterinarians didn’t know for sure. Now University of Guelph researchers have become the first…

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