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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

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

Skin cancer breakthrough: Melanoma blood test promising

melanoma blood test

With Australians leading the world for skin cancer incidence, scientists from Edith Cowan University have developed the world's first blood test capable of detecting melanoma in its early stages, an innovation that could save thousands of lives, and save the health system millions of dollars. By Australian Science Media Centre THE BLOOD

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