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The Real Scoop On Poop

2018-09-10T15:34:08+00:00

The Real Scoop On Poop The first thought when recycling comes to mind generally involves the re-appropriation and reuse of conventional materials such as plastic and paper-based products. The necessity and desire to recycle these materials is founded on the excessive general daily demand, consumption and production of all these products. However, the city of Durban, South Africa, is embarking on an even more ambitious recycling endeavour by utilising urine as a form of fertilizer and turning faecal matter into fly larvae feed which will, in turn, be utilised as feed for poultry and fish farms. A lack of access [...]

The Real Scoop On Poop 2018-09-10T15:34:08+00:00

Vaping: all hot air, or a cause for concern?

2018-09-10T15:27:50+00:00

Vaping: all hot air, or a cause for concern? Vaping by now is not a new trend but has become increasingly popular over the past few years as a cigarette alternative, as well as a social smoking movement in its own right. Vaping, in essence, is the act of inhaling the vapour produced by a device such as an e-cigarette or vapouriser. The vapour that is inhaled originates from a specially formulated e-liquid or concentrate that mostly contains nicotine as well as a flavouring component. The vast appeal of vaping is associated with the fact that it is seen as [...]

Vaping: all hot air, or a cause for concern? 2018-09-10T15:27:50+00:00

World Diabetes Day 2017: Women & Diabetes

2018-09-10T15:23:24+00:00

World Diabetes Day 2017: Women & Diabetes World Diabetes Day, observed annually on the 14th of November has a different theme every year in order to shed light on the condition, its latest medical developments, as well as how best to cope with the disorder and sustain a healthy lifestyle. This year’s theme is Women and Diabetes. The statistics supplied by the International Diabetes Federation show that there are over 199 million women worldwide currently living with diabetes. This total is predicted to rise substantially to 313 million by 2040. This year’s theme of Women and Diabetes is particularly pertinent [...]

World Diabetes Day 2017: Women & Diabetes 2018-09-10T15:23:24+00:00

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