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E-waste recycling a ‘health and environmental hazard’


August 27th, 2010 - 4:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 27 (ANI): Scientists are concerned that recycling of electronic waste from computers, cell phones and other goods might be creating significant health and environmental hazards.Scientists from China and the United ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Sony recalls VAIO laptops due to burn hazard


June 30th, 2010 - 10:50 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) – Sony Electronics Inc., along with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, on Wednesday announced a voluntary recall of its VAIO laptop computers due to a burn hazard.The ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Gap recalls baby swimsuit due to strangulation hazard


May 1st, 2010 - 3:28 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Gap Inc. on Friday announced that a voluntary recall was issued on a baby swimsuit due to a potential strangulation ... Read more...

Posted in Business, Health |

Outdoor second-hand smoke a new health hazard


November 19th, 2009 - 4:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 19 (ANI): While bans on indoor smoking have forced smokers at bars and restaurants onto outdoor patios, researchers have now raised concerns over the increasing exposure to second-hand airborne smoke.They ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Soon, ‘intelligent car’ that alerts drivers in case of accident hazard


September 23rd, 2009 - 11:54 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 23 (ANI): An international team of scientists has developed a novel system that detects "unusual behaviours" in drivers before a curve or an obstacle on the road and generates signals ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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