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Wildfire Smoke Spreads Haze and Health Warnings To East Coast

Wildfire smoke from Canada and the Western United States stretched across North America this week, covering skies in a thick haze, tinting the sun a malevolent red and triggering health alerts from Toronto to Philadelphia. Air quality remained in the.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotJul 21st, 2021

A Tesla Megapack caught fire at the Victorian Big Battery facility in Australia

A 13-tonne Tesla Megapack caught fire on Friday morning at a battery storage facility in south-east Australia. The blaze occurred during testing at 10 - 10.15am local time. Saqib Shah Contributor Saqib Shah.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJul 31st, 2021

"Greening" biomaterials and scaffolds used in regenerative medicine

Green manufacturing is becoming an increasingly critical process across industries, propelled by a growing awareness of the negative environmental and health impacts associated with traditional practices. In the biomaterials industry, electrospinning.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 31st, 2021

California wildfire flares but within line crews have built

California's largest wildfire so far this year was flaring up Friday but it was because the flames were chewing through unburned islands of vegetation within a perimeter that firefighters have built, authorities said......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 31st, 2021

Apple Watch 6, Garmin Watch get massive price cut at Amazon

While the rugged Garmin Instinct can help monitor your health and outdoor adventures, the Apple Watch 6 is great looking and loaded with features......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJul 31st, 2021

"The War Has Changed": Internal CDC Document Urges New Messaging, Warns Delta Infections Likely More Severe

Yasmeen Abutaleb, Carolyn Y. Johnson, and Joel Achenbach, reporting at Washington Post: The delta variant of the coronavirus appears to cause more severe illness than earlier variants and spreads as easily as chickenpox, according to an internal fede.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJul 30th, 2021

How to track your sleep with your iPhone

Your iPhone and its Health app can help you get a good night's rest and establish healthy sleeping patterns. Here's how to track your sleep with your iPhone......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJul 30th, 2021

How fire today will impact water tomorrow

In 2020, Colorado battled the four largest wildfires in its history, leaving residents anxious for another intense wildfire season this year. .....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 30th, 2021

Catch takes hold of $12M to provide benefits that aren’t tied to employers

Catch is working to make sure that every gig worker has the health and retirement benefits they need. Catch is working to make sure that every gig worker has the health and retirement benefits they need. The company, which is in the midst o.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsJul 30th, 2021

Researchers find fat burning molecule in mice

Linked to serious health problems including cancer, diabetes and cardiovascular disease, obesity affects more than a third of adults in the United States. Presently, there are few safe and effective nonsurgical therapeutic interventions available to.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 30th, 2021

Climate change is causing tuna to migrate, which could spell catastrophe for the small islands that depend on them

Small Pacific Island states depend on their commercial fisheries for food supplies and economic health. But our new research shows climate change will dramatically alter tuna stocks in the tropical Pacific, with potentially severe consequences for th.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 30th, 2021

Forest fires rage near Turkish resorts, killing three

Three people were reported dead Thursday and more than 100 injured as thousands of firefighters battled huge blazes spreading across the Mediterranean resort regions of Turkey's southern coast......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 29th, 2021

The soft "spaghetti" of proteins that"s essential for the resistance of bacteria

Bacteria are increasingly resistant, especially to antibiotics, which is a major global health problem. An example, related to the pandemic? Covid weakens hospitalized people so much that we are now witnessing an upsurge in bacterial infections (resi.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 29th, 2021

Study of nature preserve reveals more than 1,000 species and signs of changing oceans

Blue Cavern Point on the eastern edge of Santa Catalina Island, some 25 miles off the coast of San Pedro, California, is a hotbed of life. In the shallow edges of the water cling starfish, sea urchins and sea cucumbers. Farther out in deeper seas, br.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsJul 29th, 2021

Southeast Europe heat wave seen as among worst in decades

A heat wave scorched southeast Europe on Thursday, sending residents flocking to the coast, public fountains and air-conditioned locations to find some relief......»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsJul 29th, 2021

New book helps readers spot online health scams

Internet health scams have increased in recent years, often spread through social media and causing untold harm, according to a new book by UBC nursing professor, Dr. Bernie Garrett......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsJul 29th, 2021

Socioeconomic networks and built environments of cities contribute to lower rates of psychological depression

Large cities are often viewed as cold, fast-paced environments where crime rates are high and interpersonal interactions are fleeting—a combination that makes them detrimental to mental health. But new research provides evidence for the opposite: T.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsJul 29th, 2021

Can’t gaming PC on the West Coast anymore? Try these gaming laptops

These Dell gaming laptops are hugely discounted right now and they're a great way to still get a gaming PC on the West Coast......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJul 29th, 2021

"We need more people": Exhausted firefighters battle Siberia blazes

As thick clouds of smoke billow across the vast Siberian region of Yakutia, Yegor Zakharov and his team are racing to stop its smouldering forests from burning even more......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 29th, 2021

Personalized menopause platform Vira Health raises £1.5M from LocalGlobe, MMC Ventures

A new trend is emerging in the world of startups and, to many, it couldn’t have come too soon. Why are there so few women in senior roles? Women going through menopause are commonly known to drop out of leadership roles, for instance. In the UK, me.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsJul 28th, 2021

A global index to track the health of tropical rainforests

Tropical rainforests are a canary in the coal mine of climate change. Enlarge (credit: Howard Kingsnorth / Getty Images) We’ve known for decades that tropical rainforests are special. They’re nearly unrivaled in biodiversity, and research.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJul 28th, 2021