How Safe Is Your Food?

February 1, 2019 by  
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According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one … The post How Safe Is Your Food? appeared first on Earth911.com.

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The number of pregnant women with Zika in the US just tripled

May 23, 2016 by  
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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced on May 20th that the number of pregnant women in the US with Zika virus is now three times higher than previously thought. The cases have jumped from 48 to 157, although the agency claims that it’s aware of less than a dozen babies or fetuses who’ve actually suffered from birth defects due to the infection. However, since most of the pregnancies are ongoing, that number will likely climb. An additional 122 cases in pregnant women have also…

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Experimental HIV Prevention Injections are 100% Effective in Monkeys

March 5, 2014 by  
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Image via Shutterstock New studies conducted on monkeys show that an antiretroviral injection called GSK744 could provide protection against HIV infection in humans. Two separate studies found that monkeys who received monthly injections of the experimental drug were 100% protected from simian HIV. If the results can be replicated in humans, the drug may prove a major breakthrough in preventing the spread of AIDS . Read the rest of Experimental HIV Prevention Injections are 100% Effective in Monkeys Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: aids , AIDS treatment , antiretroviral drugs , antiretroviral therapy , Dr. Wafaa El-Sadr , gsk744 , hiv , HIV prevention , monkey studies        

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Dutch Students Design Revolutionary Solar Power ‘Skins’ for Historic Homes in the Netherlands

March 5, 2014 by  
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Read the rest of Dutch Students Design Revolutionary Solar Power ‘Skins’ for Historic Homes in the Netherlands Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “solar energy” , Architecture , Delft University of Technology , dutch row houses , home renovation , netherland energy design , Pret-a-Loger , Solar Decathlon 2014 , solar decathlon designs , Solar Panel Skins , solar renovation , solar shades        

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Cassandra Verity Green Draws Criticism for Fishbowl Handbags

August 17, 2013 by  
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Designer Cassandra Verity Green caused quite a stir at the Central Saint Martins fashion show when she unveiled a line of perspex fishbowl backpacks and purses. The  Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals  wasn’t having any of it. “While we understand that a graduate fashion show is about grabbing attention and headlines, we do have concerns that using a living creature to create a novel or unusual accessory encourages people to see them as replaceable ornaments, rather than living creatures in need of care and commitment,” said a RSPCA spokeswoman  in a statement . What’s your opinion on using living fish as accessories? Head over to Ecouterre to take a poll. READ MORE >   Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Cassandra Verity Green , Central Saint Martins , Fashion , fashion show , fish purse , goldfish , purse        

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Should Breast Cancer Awareness Turn to Prevention?

October 16, 2010 by  
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A page from ‘ State of the Evidence ‘ shows the difficulty of linking risks to causes for breast cancer. Courtesy Breast Cancer Fund. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month , and you’re likely to see pink ribbons along with fall colors, as groups raise money for breast cancer research and emphasize the importance of early detection.

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Could Mushrooms Take the Place of Styrofoam?

October 16, 2010 by  
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Photo: Sara Novak As Styrofoam begins to cover our planet in the same way that it has long covered our consumer products, innovative thinkers like Eben Bayer are looking for responsible materials that don’t require fossil fuels and more easily biodegrade. Could mushrooms be the answer?

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Vuvuzela Recycling Competition Gives New Life to South Africa’s Favorite Noisemakers

October 16, 2010 by  
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Submitted ideas for recycling vuvuzelas include (L to R) a portable water filter , a Christmas tree , and a cheese grater . Images via WoZela! . For better or worse, they provided the soundtrack to the World Cup 2010 matches in South Africa, generating an..

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Brave the Cold in Earthtec Winter Outerwear (Photos)

October 16, 2010 by  
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Earthtec Tuperlo Hooded Jacket. Photo: Earthtec Brrr …soon it will be necessary to wrap up in a winter coat before braving the great outdoors. Earthtec apparel has just come out with a men’s and women’s activewear collection of jackets and hoodies, made from post consumer recycled water bottles (PET) and organic cotton, at reasonable price points

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Poultry, Beef More Likely to Make You Sick, CDC Says

August 14, 2010 by  
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