The Missouri Science and Technology just unveiled a new cotton candy-like material made from glass fibers that is capable of healing difficult to treat wounds. The soft, fluffy substance can be placed
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People who suffer from a form of brain cancer called GBM (glioblastoma multiforme) that resists chemotherapy and radiation will soon be able to undergo a less intrusive electrical treatment at home.
After more than a month of battling the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant disaster, Tokyo Electric and Power announced today that radiation leakage is likely to exceed Chernobyl levels. The utility
Recent studies have shown that the uses of green algae are boundless. First, scientists at R.I.T. used algae to synthesize biofuel, and recently scientists at Northwestern University and Argonne National
Researchers in France have released a study showing that Bisphenol A (BPA), the known endocrine disruptor, can cause inner ear deformities in vertebrates that can affect hearing and balance. Previous
A third blast and fire at the Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Power Station increase the risk of a full blown nuclear meltdown in Japan.
As Japan's nuclear crisis worsens, nuclear energy policies around the world come under scrutiny.
The Ecuadorian sun shone through the leafy greenery, casting intricate shadows upon a group of twelve college students and beating down upon their necks. David Poritz, the group’s leader, walked through
Each year breast cancer claims the lives of 465,000 women around the world -- however this scourge can often be defeated if detected early. To aid in the fight against breast cancer Professor Zhipeng Wu
The darker side of the clothing trade rarely gets as much attention as the season’s latest “it” bag, but textile and clothing production can be a duplicitous trade. So what is the human
A new Harvard study found that whatever money is saved in operation costs is completely negated by the cost coal plants inadvertently pass on to the American public: $345 billion.
A study by UC Irvine's Department of Population Health & Disease Prevention has discovered that LED diodes contain unsafe levels of carcinogenic toxins. While LED's less energy friendly cousin's, CFLs,
Yamamoto has constructed close to 30 of these mazes since he started working with salt in 2001. His began working with salt a decade ago after his sister passed away from brain cancer. In Japan, salt is a
Energy Efficiency and Good Health Time and time again, studies (such as this piece published by the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition in 2004) have shown that exposure to natural light affects your
The US Environmental Protection Agency is seeking to update the Clean Air Act and a stronghold of lawmakers aren't happy about it; they've introduced a series of legislative bills that could permanently
Leave it to an Italian intimates company to trade one kind of stuffing for another. Its mission: To recycle used bras into soundproof building insulation. Over the course of six weeks, Intimissimi
Researchers have developed a new solar-powered device that will allow doctors to measure blood pressure and dispense critical medical aid in developing countries around the world. It will combat the
Feel like the 9-hour workday is dragging you down? Well, chances are it is – a recent study by the American Cancer Society reported that sedentary lifestyles can dramatically increase your risk for
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and this year several nonprofits around the world are collecting all your unwanted above-the-waist undergarments to help raise money for breast cancer research.
It's natural! It's compostable! It's biodegradable! It's non-toxic! We're living in a world of green claims that can sometimes seem unrealistic and unprovable. Well yesterday, the US Federal Trade
Yesterday, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton announced a public-private partnership called the Global Alliance for Clean Cook Stoves to which the US government will donate $50 million to increase
Are you sitting down for this? Well, you may want to stand up, actually... recent studies have confirmed something that common sense has been telling us all for years: spending too much time sitting
Not that we condone fast food or anything -- because we don't, it is unhealthy for us and the environment -- but we can't say we weren't fascinated by what this Japanese Subway sandwich shop is doing.
1.6 billion people in the world still use kerosene lamps for light. Not only are they non-renewable and expensive -- they can consume up to 5% of a family's income -- they also give off noxious
Needles are never fun. They hurt, they can cause infection and in some unfortunate cases, they can spread disease. That's why researchers are developing an inhalable measles vaccine for the developing
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