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PFAS 'Forever Chemicals' Might Be Hurting Our Livers, Study Finds

PFAS ‘Forever Chemicals’ Might Be Hurting Our Livers, Study Finds

PFAS chemicals end up in our environment through the plastic products and other trash we throw out. Picture: Zakir Hossain Chowdhury/NurPhoto (Getty Images) New research finds evidence that per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, known as PFAS, can damage people’s lives over time. The study, a review of the evidence in both rodents and humans, might also …

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NASA Beamed a Doctor to The ISS in a World-First 'Holoportation' Achievement

NASA Beamed a Doctor to The ISS in a World-First ‘Holoportation’ Achievement

There’s never been a house call quite like this. In a first for telepresence communication, a NASA flight surgeon was ‘holoported’ to the International Space Station (ISS), appearing and conversing as a virtual presence in real time, hundreds of miles above the surface of Earth. If it sounds like star trek, you’re not too far …

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