Spray-on mosquito repellents are more effective than other devices

Mosquitoes are more than an itchy nuisance. They can carry serious diseases, including Zika, West Nile, yellow fever and chikungunya. Now after testing 11 types of mosquito repellents, researchers say they’ve identified the products most effective at …
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A new report finds these studies are warranted and recommends that they continue under two conditions: when they provide additional knowledge that informs policy decisions and regulation of pollutants that cannot be obtained by other means, and when it is …
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March 28 (UPI) –Policy makers and educators around the world are trying to encourage more students — especially female students — to pursue degrees in STEM fields. One strategy for doing so is called “curriculum intensification.” But new research …
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Can non-scientists tell whether a science news item is credible or fake? Bob McDonald, host of CBC Radio’s Quirks and Quarks for a quarter century and a regular contributor CBC TV’s The National, was at Algoma University Monday to kick off its new four …
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“Among the tracks is the only confirmed evidence for stegosaurs in Australia. There are also some of the largest dinosaur tracks ever recorded. Some of the sauropod tracks are around 1.7m long. “Most of Australia’s dinosaur fossils come from the …
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A new report from environmental group Sierra Club shows that clean energy is making its mark in the United States’ economy. We’ve already talked about how investment in green tech seems to be more profitable and cost-efficient than fossil fuels, and …
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When stem cells are cultivated in the fibre network they enter between the fibres and develop into neurons (red) or glial cells (green). The blue structures are cell nuclei. Credit: Fredrik Johansson, Lund University
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You might have heard the rumors that Samsung is apparently considering refurbishing the Note 7 and selling them again. It turns out the rumors were true as Samsung has recently announced their plans to sell refurbished Note 7 handsets. Given that apart …
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