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Environment & Animal Life, Health, International, Internet, Science & Technology

Is your phone toxic to you, and to your children?

Mobile phones have already been connected to increased stress, shortened attention spans, sleep problems and so on, but now something perhaps more worrisome has been discovered. A new study finds a connection between toxic flame retardant chemicals, your cellphone, and »

Economy, Society

Drop expected in exploration for arctic diamonds

Exploration spending in Canada’s diamond-rich Northwest Territories (N.W.T.) is expected to drop by 54 per cent this year, estimates the Canadian government. Analysts blame a decline in diamond prices due to less demand in China’s jewellery industry. Canada’s arctic region »