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Study Focus on Environmental Hazards Posed by IT Scraps

...ist for PCs - perhaps too many, Hojsik finds: "I'm sceptical about how much these labels mean." It's instead better to ask about a computer's production, consumption and disposal procedures before buying it in the first place, he says. Because computers grow out of date quickly, it makes sense to look for m...

Eminent Doctors In UK Wants The NHS To Abandon Alternative Medicines:

...e letter, but acknowledged that the society took a sceptical view. He said "As far as the society is concerned, it has always said that alternative medicine needs to be assessed on the same sort of criteria as conventional medicine but we have not expressed a view about its role within the NHS". Michael Baum,...

Bio-Functional Garments That Could Revolutionize Fashion Industry

...e garment after it's washed. Buschmann said he was sceptical about this actually being affective. Clothing with cyclodextrines is different, and they fulfil two functions. They can release not only scents and personal care products, they also can store unpleasant odours such as sweat or cigarette smoke, leav...

Growing tissues

...is prudent to keep all options open. One expert is sceptical about the findings, questioning the nature of stem cells. Verfaillie's team thinks MAPCs are rare cells present in the bone marrow that can be fished out through a series of enriching steps. But others think the selection process actually creates t...

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