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Lab study raises questions over nano-particle impact

Agence France-Presse Raw Story PARIS — Tests involving chickens have raised questions about the impact on health from engineered nano-particles, the ultra-fine grains commonly used in drugs and processed foods, scientists said on Sunday. Chickens exposed to high oral doses … Continue reading

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China issues ultimatum to bloggers and blog commenters

Agence France-Presse Raw Story Microblog users in Beijing who do not register using their real names by mid-March will be banned from posting comments, a local official said on Wednesday, as authorities tighten their grip on the web. The Chinese … Continue reading

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Chernobyl birds are small brained

Source: BBC Earth News Birds living around the site of the Chernobyl nuclear accident have 5% smaller brains, an effect directly linked to lingering background radiation. The finding comes from a study of 550 birds belonging to 48 different species … Continue reading

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