Heed old shelter signs? If nuke is REALLY coming, maybe not

A generation of Americans knew just what to do in the event of a nuclear attackā€”or during a major false alarm, like the one over the weekend in Hawaii. Take cover in a building bearing a yellow fallout shelter symbol.

Researchers find simple key to risk of severe peat fires

The scrawny black spruce trees that push up through the peat bogs of Canada's boreal forest are valuable indicators of fire risk, say researchers who studied a burned-over area just outside Fort McMurray, Alberta, where a ...

A step toward ridding register receipts of BPA

Although the U.S and other countries have banned or restricted the use of bisphenol A (BPA) because of environmental and health concerns, it is still used in thermally printed receipts and labels. Now researchers report in ...

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