‘Our kids need proper water’: Families plead for action over uranium in drinking water

‘Our kids need proper water’: Families plead for action over uranium in drinking water

Posted June 19, 2018 14:21:17 Photo: The Australian Medical Association says access to safe water is a basic human right. (ABC News: Isabella Higgins) Some of Australia’s poorest communities have been drinking water high in uranium, and residents have accused governments of ignoring the problem. Key points: At least three …

Kenthurst teenager dies after drinking alcoholic concoction sourced online

Kenthurst teenager dies after drinking alcoholic concoction sourced online

Updated June 12, 2018 16:58:49 A teenage girl has died after being found in a serious condition in her Sydney home after drinking an alcoholic concoction she found the recipe for online. The 15-year-old girl, who died yesterday, was found unconscious by emergency services on Friday night at a semi-rural …

Extracting drinking water from dry desert air is no longer a pipe dream – Science News

Extracting drinking water from dry desert air is no longer a pipe dream – Science News

Imagine you’re stuck in the Australian desert. Your car has broken down, and there’s no sign of another person for miles. A survival expert will tell you your first priority is finding water. It’s probably not a situation many of us will ever face, but for some people and in …