Removing PFAS from public water systems will cost billions and take time – here are ways to filter out some harmful ‘forever chemicals’ at home

Filtering out PFAS is only the first step. These ‘forever chemicals’ still have to be destroyed, and there are many questions about how to do that safely.

Kyle Doudrick, Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Earth Sciences, University of Notre Dame • conversation
April 17, 2024 ~9 min

Record Rainfall Closes Dubai’s Airport

VOA Learning English • voa
April 17, 2024 ~4 min


Researchers Study Coffee’s Beginnings

VOA Learning English • voa
April 17, 2024 ~4 min

Dinosaurs Displayed Fast Growth Rate Early

VOA Learning English • voa
April 17, 2024 ~5 min

Report: Bots Make up Nearly Half of Worldwide Internet Traffic

VOA Learning English • voa
April 17, 2024 ~5 min

Immigration benefits local economies, including wages

Immigration boosts local wages and having neighbors of foreign descent can reduce prejudice, according to new research.

Andrew Thurston-Boston U. • futurity
April 17, 2024 ~11 min

Erin Kara named Edgerton Award winner

The award recognizes exceptional distinction in teaching, research, and service at MIT.

Sandi Miller | Department of Physics • mit
April 17, 2024 ~5 min

Steven Barrett appointed Regius Professor of Engineering

An expert on the environmental impacts of aviation, Barrett joins the University of Cambridge from MIT.

Cambridge University News • cambridge
April 17, 2024 ~4 min


Artificial Intelligence beats doctors in accurately assessing eye problems

A study has found that the AI model GPT-4 significantly exceeds the ability of non-specialist doctors to assess eye problems and provide advice.

Cambridge University News • cambridge
April 17, 2024 ~5 min

Childhood trauma may stymie muscle function later

Traumatic experiences during childhood may get "under the skin" later in life, impairing the muscle function of people as they age.

Morgan Sherburne-Michigan • futurity
April 17, 2024 ~7 min

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