Read more about the article Lettuces Absorb Toxins Released From Tyre Wear, Says Study
Image shows the actual experimental setup in which the researchers added tyre abrasion to the nutrient solutions of lettuce plants, undated photo. Austrian researchers from the University of Vienna found out that lettuce takes up toxic additives from tyre wear. (Gabriel Sigmund/Newsflash)

Lettuces Absorb Toxins Released From Tyre Wear, Says Study

A new scientific study has shown that highly toxic chemicals from tyre wear get absorbed by lettuces through sewage sludge and waste water. Researchers at the Centre for Microbiology and…

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Read more about the article Endangered Eight-Foot Shark Cruises Into Spanish Yacht Club
The technicians from the Oceanografic Foundation rescue a disoriented 2.5-metere male blue shark (Prionace glauca) in Valencia, Spain, on Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2022. It appeared at the dock of a yacht club, the team evaluated it then returned it to the open sea, because it did not need treatment. (Oceanografic Valencia/Newsflash )

Endangered Eight-Foot Shark Cruises Into Spanish Yacht Club

Curious endangered eight-foot-long blue shark is escorted back to the deep after it turned up at a yacht club on the Spanish coast. The footage shows the shark in Valencia…

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Read more about the article Elephants Mourn Matriarch In Mysterious Ceremony
Elephants Pocha, 55, and Guillermina, 22, mother and daughter, were transferred from a small enclosure in Mendoza, Argentina to beautiful natural habitat in in Matto Grosso, Brazil. (Senasa/Newsflash)

Elephants Mourn Matriarch In Mysterious Ceremony

Heartbroken wildlife keepers have told how a beloved elephant was comforted by her family and friends in a touching mourning ritual during her last moments at a sanctuary in Brazil.…

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Read more about the article Losing Access To Grandkids Devastated Brit Oldsters’ Mental Health Says New Study
Image shows the University of Vienna in Austria, undated photo. (Universitat Wien, Gebhard Sengmuller/Newsflash)

Losing Access To Grandkids Devastated Brit Oldsters’ Mental Health Says New Study

Grandparents all over the UK became more and more depressed after limiting contact with their grandchildren because of the COVID-19 pandemic, a new study says. Their overall quality of life…

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Read more about the article Bacteria For New Antibiotics Found In River In Chile
Photo shows Mapocho River, in Santiago, Chile, undated. Researchers were testing the ability of the cholera-causing bacteria to survive in water but ended up detecting two new pathogen inhibitors. (Newsflash)

Bacteria For New Antibiotics Found In River In Chile

Scientists have discovered two bacteria with great antibiotic potential in a river in Chile. The breakthrough comes as the search for new bacteria to develop antibiotics is one of humankind’s…

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Read more about the article COVID-19 Lockdown Almost Halved Soot Levels In Atmosphere
Image shows the HALO research aircraft launched into an almost empty airspace during the COVID-19 lockdown in May 2020. The aircraft investigated the influence of limited mobility on air quality during the Bluesky research campaign in Germany.(DLR/Newsflash)

COVID-19 Lockdown Almost Halved Soot Levels In Atmosphere

Lockdowns in the early summer of 2020 ensured the amount of soot in the atmosphere was almost halved, with benefits to the climate and health. The reductions in soot concentrations…

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