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There are "forever chemicals" in our drinking water: Should standards change to protect our health?

Today's news coverage reports potentially unsafe levels of "forever chemicals" detected in drinking water supplies around Australia. These include human-made chemicals: perfluorooctane sulfonate (known as PFOS) and perflurooctanic acid (PFOA). They a.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgJun 11th, 2024

Social media warning labels and school cell phone bans: Do they unlock better youth mental health?

This week, the U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy called for health warnings on social media for younger users. This recent call follows an earlier Advisory on Social Media and Youth Mental Health, also published by the Surgeon General......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News5 hr. 9 min. ago

Imposter calls become the top threat as robocalls decline: How to protect your phone number and stop spam

We’ve seen carriers and the FTC work to reduce the problem of robocalls in recent years but imposter calls remain a top scam. Want to protect yourself and your family? Incogni makes removing your personal information from the web and blocking spam.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2024

Tourists banned from Italy"s Capri over water shortage

The Italian island of Capri banned tourists from disembarking Saturday after problems with the water supply from the mainland threatened to leave the holiday hotspot parched......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2024

Saturday Citations: Bulking tips for black holes; microbes influence drinking; new dinosaur just dropped

What did scientists do this week? Exactly four things, all of which are summarized below......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2024

Everything’s About to Hell of a Lot More Expensive Due to Climate Change

Intensifying hurricanes, floods, and heat waves are wreaking havoc across the country—and on all of our bank accounts......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2024

Climate change makes India"s monsoons erratic. Can farmers still find a way to prosper?

Each year from June to September, a heavy band of rain makes its way from India's southwest coast to its northeastern borders, quenching farmers' thirsty fields......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2024

Findlay Automotive Group facing lawsuit over cyberattack

The lawsuit alleges that the dealership group failed to protect the private information of its customers......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

Hawaii agrees to "historic" settlement in youth climate case

The US state of Hawaii has reached an historic agreement in response to litigation by youth activists, promising to speed up the de-carbonization of its transport sector to protect their right to a safe and healthy climate......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

Cooling "blood oranges" could make them even healthier—a bonus for consumers

An orange teeming with antioxidants and other health benefits may be a shot in the arm for consumers and citrus growers, if the fruit is stored at cool temperatures, a new University of Florida study shows. The findings are published in the journal F.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

Opinion: Animal welfare labels are a hollow money-maker for supermarkets

The 200-year-old Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, the oldest such charity in the world, is under fire for endorsing welfare standards on RSPCA Assured farms investigated by Animal Rising activists. More than 40 of these farms,.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

Unlocking broccoli"s genome: Key to enhanced health benefits

Broccoli is renowned for its health benefits, primarily due to its rich glucosinolate (GSL) content, which has anti-carcinogenic and antioxidant properties. Despite extensive studies on Brassica species, the genetic basis for GSL diversity remains un.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

After ISIS bombs, an urgent call to preserve an ancient Syrian temple

The Temple of Bel stands in the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra, adjoining a desert oasis with palm trees and bountiful water. Constructed in the first two centuries of the Common Era, the temple served for nearly two thousand years as a sanctuary for.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

New AI-driven tool improves root image segmentation

In a world striving for sustainability, understanding the hidden half of a living plant—the roots—is crucial. Roots are not just an anchor; they are a dynamic interface between the plant and soil, critical for water uptake, nutrient absorption, a.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

OnePlus Glacier Battery: Here’s what you need to know

OnePlus has announced its new Glacier Battery tech which promises longer-lasting battery life and battery health. The post OnePlus Glacier Battery: Here’s what you need to know appeared first on Phandroid. Unlike other features on our sm.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  phandroidRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

Climate change makes it harder for women to collect water in South American and Southeast Asian regions, study shows

Climate change could increase the amount of time women spend collecting water by up to 30% globally by 2050, according to a new study published in Nature Climate Change. In regions of South America and Southeast Asia, the time spent collecting water.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

Enhancing the performance of proton exchange membrane water electrolysis by constructing electron/proton pathways

The proton exchange membrane electrolysis of water (PEMWE) is a critical process for hydrogen generation. However, the limited ability of electrons and protons to permeate the membrane and the inefficient arrangement of the transport structure in the.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

I have a mysterious problem with my iPhone 15 Pro Max

I've had enough of the iPhone 15 Pro Max's unpredictable battery life, but I have no idea what needs to change for it to be fixed......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

New research focuses on use of cactus pear in biofuel production

As much of the world prepares for hotter and drier growing seasons as the result of climate change, a research team led by University of Nevada, Reno researchers has identified several varieties of cactus pear that are particularly well-suited to pro.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

Baltimore sues Coke, Pepsi and other producers of plastic, citing pollution concerns

Baltimore City filed suit on June 20 against several companies that produce plastics, arguing they should foot the bill for cleaning up plastic pollution on city streets and in the city's bodies of water......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

Scientists use heart and lung model to calculate potential health threats facing future space tourists in microgravity

Space exploration has always captivated our imagination, offering the promise of discovering new worlds and pushing the boundaries of human capability. As commercial space travel becomes more accessible, individuals with various underlying health con.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024