this The Food and Drug Administration ordered Juul on Thursday to stop selling e-cigarettes In the US market, it’s a deeply damaging blow to a once-popular company whose brand has been blamed for the teen vaping crisis. The order affects all of Juul’s products in the US market, which is the overwhelming source of the […]
Could a Law Protecting Endangered Animals Stop New Oil Drilling?
WASHINGTON — A coalition of environmental groups sued the Biden administration Wednesday for failing to consider the damage to endangered species from emissions produced by oil and gas drilling on public lands. Using a new legal argument based on the Endangered Species Act, groups argue that oil burned from a well in Wyoming contributes to […]
Last-minute GOP efforts failed to stop federal workers from using it
Attempts by Republicans on Capitol Hill to prevent millions of federal workers from investing in their retirement savings and subsequent taxpayer-dollar matching—funds that make decisions based on environmental, social, or governance (ESG) criteria—have failed. The World’s largest defined contribution retirement plan (TSP), valued at more than $820 million at the end of 2021, is the […]
If I Still Test Positive for Virus Can I Stop Isolation?
Tests also differ in their sensitivity, and people differ in how they perform them. Dr. “Some people do a swab test and it’s like they’re barely touching their noses,” Gordon said. “Whereas with other individuals—in fact, with a family member recently, I had to be like, ‘Don’t hurt yourself,’ because they were really, really getting […]
Scientists grow plants on lunar soil, next stop is the moon
CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (AP) — Scientists have grown plants in soil from the moon collected by NASA’s Apollo astronauts for the first time. The researchers had no idea whether anything would sprout in the harsh lunar dirt and wanted to see if it could be used to grow food by the next generation of lunar […]
Scream! Slap! Stop! Little Bat Wins.
One morning in the Panamanian rainforest, a small fruit bat swarmed its rival. odds did not seem in his favor. The winged mammal, Seba’s short-tailed bat, weighed about half an ounce. But its six rivals, the tassel-lipped bats, were twice as heavy and occupied the covered corner where the little bat wanted to perch. Worse […]
LA Unified Will Stop Requiring Masks
The district announced Friday that the Los Angeles Unified School District, the second-largest school district in the United States, will remove covered mask requirements for students and staff next week, in agreement with the teachers’ union. The new policy will go into effect “No later than Wednesday” and masking will be highly recommended in classrooms, […]
Helped Catch Serial Killers. Could It Stop Poaching Elephant Hunters, Too?
Cambodian law enforcement officials took a lead from investigators at the US Department of Homeland Security. At the freight terminal in Phnom Penh, a cargo container allegedly carrying legally harvested wood from an African country has been emptied for inspection. Authorities opened the large logs and discovered more than a ton of illegal elephant ivory […]
Tesla recalls self-driving cars passing stop signs
tesla After detecting that vehicles are programmed to pass through stop signs, it is recalling all 53,822 electric cars with “fully autonomous” capability. Everything tesla Models S, X, Y and 3 with a beta version of the self-driving software will be recalled as the technology has proven to be inconsistent. “He drove like a 9-year-old […]
Tesla recall: ‘Full Self-Driving’ software runs stop signs
DETROIT (AP) — tesla It is recalling about 54,000 cars and SUVs because their “Full Self-Driving” software allows them to pass stop signs without completely stopping. Documents released Tuesday by US safety regulators say: tesla disables the feature with a software update over the internet. The ‘stop rolling’ feature allows vehicles to cross intersections with […]