Safety

Protected bike lanes increase safety, save money and protect the planet, says new report

Protected bike lanes increase safety, save money and protect the planet, says new report

A new report has found that networks of protected cycleways are a cost-effective way to reduce … [+] emissions compared to other transportation decarbonization approaches. FIA Foundation “Bike paths reduce GHG emissions as effectively as highways create them” Investing in networks of protected cycle paths has significant potential to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, reduce transport …

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DOJ sues Jackson, Mississippi over alleged water safety violations

The Department of Justice has filed a lawsuit against the city of Jackson, Mississippi, for its alleged failure to provide drinking water that complies with the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) after the failure multiple raw water intake pumps at a processing plant on August 29. According to the lawsuit filed in federal court on …

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Experimental drug appears to slow progression of Alzheimer's disease in clinical trial, but raises safety concerns

Experimental drug appears to slow progression of Alzheimer’s disease in clinical trial, but raises safety concerns

(CNN) – The investigational drug lecanemab shows “potential” as a treatment for Alzheimer’s disease, according to new Phase 3 trial results, but the results raise safety concerns because of its association with certain events serious adverse reactions. Lecanemab has become one of the first experimental dementia drugs to appear to slow the progression of cognitive …

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Safety in space: synthetic hibernation could provide protection against cosmic radiation

Safety in space: synthetic hibernation could provide protection against cosmic radiation

The SIS18 accelerator at GSI/FAIR in Darmstadt can be used to simulate cosmic radiation. Credit: J. Hosan, GSI/FAIR This is another glimpse of the future: astronauts could be put into artificial hibernation and in this state be better protected from cosmic radiation. Currently, there are already promising approaches to address these considerations. An international research …

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