Go University of Queensland! No zebras over here, but a brilliant new theory for why their stripes exist – Zebras’ bold stripes protect the animals by masking their movements, according to a study. The conspicuous colours do not blend in to the background and scientists have theorised they developed to dazzle predators. Using computer models, […]
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We get ours from Nanna’s lemon tree! Sage, thyme and lemon tea is the perfect thing for soothing sore throats and coughs… – Lemon Christopher Hobbs, a fourth-generation California herbalist and author of several books on herbal medicine, suggests a formula that is worth taking two or three times a day for a cough. Add […]
Fire retardant chemicals which don’t actually protect from the incidence of fires! Getting to know the products you buy means more pressure from customers to phase out these terrible (and ineffective!) chemicals – Last year, the Chicago Tribune exposed the serious health risks posed by ordinary household furniture that is chock full of fire retardant […]
Again, why knowing where your food comes from is so important! – It is often marketed as a naturally healthy food, with solid science behind some of those claims, but many teas also contain enough lead to actually be dangerous for pregnant and nursing women, suggests a new Canadian study. Tea consumption needs to be […]
Why we need to know where our waste goes, and how it’s treated. When you can see the paddock where your wastewater flows into, you’re a lot more careful about what’s in it! – Tiny particles of waste plastic that are ingested by shoreline “eco-engineer” worms may be negatively affecting biodiversity, a study says. So-called […]