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Wednesday, January 29, 2020

5 tips on how to avoid accidents in construction work

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE), the authority in workplace safety in the UK, reports that 57% of fatal and non-fatal injuries in 2019 were workers from the construction...
Frozen car

What you should never do to remove ice from your car’s windshield

With the arrival of the cold weather it is very important to have the windshield and wiper blades in perfect condition, especially in areas with frequent snowfalls, rain and...
Envious neighbor

Neighbors’ solar panels can shift climate change beliefs

New research details what happens to climate change bias when people witness their neighbors putting solar panels on their roofs. “Any new laws or advancements in technologies and movements to...
Aquifers water with arsenic

Why was artificially recharging the aquifers a poisonous idea?

The potable water municipalities use to recharge an aquifer can become contaminated with dangerous levels of arsenic, new research shows. To replenish groundwater, many municipalities inject reclaimed water into depleted...

Roman Emperors had a really dangerous job

Being a Roman emperor might seem like a cushy gig, but it was a potentially deadly job, according to a new study. “Popular culture associates the lives of Roman emperors...
Fast food

Trump is a bad influence on the American diet

People who pay more attention to media coverage about President Donald Trump’s diet are more likely to view fast food as a socially acceptable meal option, according to a...
Teenager smartphone night

Parents of teens must set a bedtime (without smartphone) and enforce it

A clear bedtime that parents consistently stick with can get teens to sleep more, according to a new study. “Greater enforcement of parent-set bedtimes for teenagers aged 14-to-17 are associated...
Concussion treatment

Why quick treatment after a concussion is so important?

Early clinical treatment may significantly reduce recovery time following a concussion, a new study shows. The findings, in JAMA Neurology, suggest delays in seeking treatment can lead to unnecessarily longer...

Do you still need more evidence about vaping risks?

Using data from a large federal government telephone survey of adults, Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers report evidence that inhaling heated tobacco vapor through e-cigarettes was linked to increased odds...
TV cooking show for children

Do you want your children to eat healthy? Let them watch cooking shows with...

Television programs featuring healthy foods can be a key ingredient in leading children to make healthier food choices now and into adulthood. A new study in...
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Plasma thruster

Helicon plasma thruster for small space platforms

Researchers from the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M) and SENER Aeroespacial, alongside French and German scientists and technologists, will validate the performances and...
E-scooter renting

How much does your e-scooter know about you and how long will it take...

Micromobility vehicles, such as e-scooters, zip in and out of traffic. In San Antonio alone, over 12,000 scooters are on...
Human resources

Employees’ rankings breaks cooperation but, can it be restored?

«First prize is a Cadillac Eldorado, second prize a set of steak knives, third prize you're fired». What Alec Baldwin introduces in a famous...
Smart speakers

Can my smart speaker gossip about me with my housemates?

Surveys show that consumers are worried that smart speakers are eavesdropping on their conversations and day-to-day lives. Now University of...
Robot juice

Would you drink a fruit juice made by a robot?

After working on their product for over a year, RoboJuice has finally announced plans to open next May its first location in the Bay...
Ketogenic diet

Research shows ketogenic diet might hurt you after about a week

A ketogenic diet—which provides 99% of calories from fat and protein and only 1% from carbohydrates—produces health benefits in the short term, but negative...
China censorship

China, desperate to censor information about the Wuhan virus on the social media

The so-called "Wuhan virus" is so new that it is only known by the name of the region in China where the outbreak is...

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