Archive: 4/02/2011

Probing Question: Are cell phones safe?

An estimated 5 billion people around the world hold cell phones up to their ears nearly every day. Many of them wonder if they might be receiving more than news from people on the other end. Are mobile phones dosing us with ...

dateFeb 04, 2011 in Health
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Salt found in African, Caribbean foods 'shocking'

(PhysOrg.com) -- Popular dishes from African and Caribbean restaurants in London can contain the same level of salt as that in over 30 packets of ready salted crisps, according to new research which highlights how salt intake ...

dateFeb 04, 2011 in Health
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Wastewater's Tasmanian Devil

In the months leading up to the summer, a question that I frequently heard was "Tasmania? You're going to spend your summer in Africa?" Another popular comment was "You realize it's winter down there, right?" Yes, I was fully ...

dateFeb 04, 2011 in Plants & Animals
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