New study reveals smoking is even deadlier than before thought

A new Australian research published by BMC medicine concludes that smoking is even deadlier than initially thought. It is already known that people smoking have an increased risk for at least 13 other cancers including cancers of the mouth and pharynx (throat), larynx (voice box), bladder, liver, pancreas, kidney, stomach, bowel, oesophagus (gullet) cervix, ovary, sinus and nose, and even some types of leukaemia.

European Union introduces new recycling targets

By the year 2030 all EU countries will have to recycle eighty percent of their packaging waste and seventy percent of their urban waste according to the new targets presented for consideration on Wednesday. The justification behind these new targets is that the European Union wants to cut the amount of trash its 500 million citizens produce.

Study claims women with fat bottoms make smarter babies

A recent study conducted by researchers from the University of Pittsburgh concludes that fat supplies found in a woman's buttocks and tights are directly related to how smart their baby could be as there appears to be a direct link between these and a baby's brain development during breastfeeding.

California drought spurs conservation innovation

The recent draught issues in California are causing many people to begin looking for ways to avoid wasting water. Given that water is used to bathe, move waste, cook and a whole host of other applications, it is very important make sure that enough water exists to meet the needs of a given population.