Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | Massive recall of homeopathic kids’ products spotlights dubious health claims

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | Massive recall of homeopathic kids’ products spotlights dubious health claims

Contaminated water — When they’re not potentially infectious, they have extraordinary health claims. Beth Mole – Aug 24, 2018 3:49 pm UTC Enlarge / Yeah, I wouldn’t drink that either. The maker of wide-ranging “water-based homeopathic medicines” has recalled 32 products marketed to children and infants due to microbial contamination, according to an announcement posted…

Hexbyte – News – Science/Nature | Coral Reefs Are Increasingly Threatened by the One-Two Punch of Cyclones and Bleaching

Hexbyte – News – Science/Nature | Coral Reefs Are Increasingly Threatened by the One-Two Punch of Cyclones and Bleaching

A damaged section of the Great Barrier Reef off Australia’s northeastern coast.(Photo: STR/AFP/Getty Images)Before climate change triggered increasingly frequent and deadly coral bleaching events, cyclones posed one of the biggest threats to the health of the Great Barrier Reef.Scientists estimated that, prior to 2016, destruction from tropical hurricanes was responsible for between a third and…

Hexbyte – News – Science/Nature | The sky this week for August 24 to September 2

Hexbyte – News – Science/Nature | The sky this week for August 24 to September 2

Monday, August 27 Venus dominates the twilight sky after sunset. The dazzling object shines at magnitude –4.6 among the background stars of central Virgo. The planet appears 8° high 45 minutes after sundown and sets shortly after 9 p.m. local daylight time. If you view Venus through binoculars, you’ll see Virgo’s brightest star, 1st-magnitude Spica,…