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I am not a rat! And what are they doing to rats anyway?

mobile phone cancer risk

THE NATIONAL TOXICOLOGY Program (NTP) of the US National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences has released research suggesting a conclusive link between mobile phone radiation and cancer in rats and mice. The research involved exposing male and female rats and mice to radio-frequency radiation that the authors suggested was like that used in 2G

Aged-care action after years of Liberal cuts

aged care generic facility

With a Royal Commission called into the aged-care sector and a national program on ABC  Four Corners  based on thousands of negative reports about patient care and staff numbers, training, wages and government oversight in the residential sector, Labor’s federal Shadow Minister for Ageing and Mental Health Julie Collins asks

Turning coffee waste into coffee cups

coffee waste into cups

A MACQUARIE PhD student believes he’s come up with a way to turn coffee waste into biodegradable plastic coffee cups. He’s developed a method to turn coffee grounds into lactic acid, which can then be used to produce biodegradable plastics, and is now refining the process as he finishes his PhD. “Australians

Labor says GO! to faster Canberra/Sydney train

faster sydney canberra train commitment

NSW LABOR AND the ACT Government have joined forces to commit $10 million to develop a business case for faster rail services between Sydney and Canberra. Opposition leader Luke Foley made the announcement at Queanbeyan Station alongside Australian Capital Territory Labor Chief Minister Andrew Barr, who is matching NSW Labor’s dollar

Good news! Africa leads with renewable breakthrough

Africa renewable energy leader

French Guiana region to install world's largest power station with 140 MWh renewable energy storage. MANA, FRENCH GUIANA has announced the launch of a world first in the history of renewable energy with the creation of its CEOG project (French Western Guiana Power Plant). The project harnessed via HDF’s Renewstable® solution will deliver

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