When we are told that chemicals are safe to use on our bodies or in and around our homes, we believe they are just that -- safe. Could a mixture of “safe” chemicals cause cancer? A group of scientists was told to answer that question.
The youngest Nobel Peace Prize winner, Malala Yousafzai, celebrated her 18th birthday on Sunday by opening a girls’ school in a Syrian refugee camp in Lebanon. She demanded more attention for the refugees and that world leaders spend money for education instead of arms.
The US territory’s government, cities and publicly-owned companies owe $72 billion. The governor of Puerto Rico says it cannot pay the debt. Puerto Rico is the third-largest issuer of state and local debt in the United States; only California and New York have more debt.
Fish are vertebrates – animals that have a backbone and a spine. They have gills that enable them to take oxygen from the water. But have you ever wonder how vertebrates eat food? Now researchers at Brown University have x-ray video that shows the action.
The government has tried a number of measures to help support stock prices, which have fallen sharply on Chinese exchanges in the past three weeks. China’s Securities Regulatory Commission blames the losses partly on a “panic sentiment” and “irrational selling.”