A chemical known as parabens which is a common preservative for daily use items like toothpaste, moisturizer, and shampoo can supposedly add to developing breast cancer, according to a team of researchers.
To test whether parabens cause breast cancer or not, researchers merged them with laboratory-cultured cancer cells. The following results disclosed that the substance has similar structure with the hormone oestrogen it could make individuals vulnerable to cancer.
According to a USA Today report, Google has an ambitious project underway to improve Internet access in most of the rural areas of Indonesia, bringing the Internet within the reach of nearly 100 million Indonesians.
Under the project, Google will launch 20,000 ‘Project Loon’ helium balloons which will fly 20 kilometers above the earth’s surface. The project is being undertaken by Google in collaboration with three leading telecoms companies in Indonesia --- Telkomsel, Axiata and Inmost.
A cave hyena could have taken down a 5-year-old mastodon that weighed over a ton, nearly a million years ago. The predators, in packs, may have been well equipped to knock down a 9-year-old mastodon that weighed a large 2 tons.
Researchers said that it is as per new computer models that can calculate how huge a target an ancient hypercarnivore like the cave hyena and the saber-toothed cat, relying solely on meat for food, could have tackled.
A research has been carried out by veterinary scientists at the University of California, Davis. In which they have found a link between the color of cat’s fur and its behaviour towards humans. For a long time now, it is being said that there is a link between the two like calico cats are known to have reputation of being anti-social.
In the research, study researchers have taken the help of an online survey to test how true is the common saying that calico females are more aggressive towards humans in comparison to other breeds of cats.
Environmentalists are concerned with the fact that solar energy sites across California are built mostly on undeveloped land causing great harm to natural landscapes. The latest study by researchers at the Carnegie Institution of Science, 85% of solar sites are built on undeveloped natural landscapes with 28% of solar plants on pastures or cropland. The study suggests that solar energy sites are harming animal habitats, wildlife and farms across California.
Uber Technologies Inc. said people should not expect it to go public soon as it still requires some more time to take this step. Uber Chief Executive Officer Travis Kalanick during a talk on Tuesday at the Wall Street Journal’s technology conference in Laguna Beach, California, said the company needs some more time. The company will take the decision to go public when it will feel the right time has come, Kalanick added.
The American multinational technology company, Yahoo Inc headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, said on Tuesday that it has signed a search advertising deal with Google Inc.
Yahoo said its latest deal with Google builds a search partnership Microsoft Corp. Under the partnership, yahoo will generate revenue from ads that display on its sites.
During the course of an on-stage interview at the Wall Street Journal Digital Live technology conference held in Laguna Beach, California, on Monday, Apple CEO Tim Cook said that US intelligence agencies should not be allowed to gain access to the personal data of users of tech companies.
Raw whole milk produced by Organic Pastures Dairy in Fresno County has been tested positive for campylobacter bacteria. Therefore, it has been recalled, announced the California Department of Food and Agriculture.
As per California State Veterinarian Annette Jones, the recalled milk having a code date of OCT 24 is also facing a quarantine order. So far, no illness has been reported. As per the recall, Organic Pastures Dairy brand Grade-A raw milk having OCT 24 code date should be immediately removed from retail shelves.
The California Food and Drug Administration (CFDA) has called for a statewide recall of raw milk produced by milk Organic Pastures Dairy of Fresno. The step has been taken following a quarantine order after the discovery of campylobacter bacteria in some of the company’s milk.
On Friday, the CDFA reported that so far no reports of illnesses have come from people consuming the affected milk.
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