Month: October 2017

Triclosan is in your toothpaste

Triclosan, an antibacterial ingredient recently banned by the Food and Drug Administration in some products but currently allowed in toothpaste, appears to accumulate on toothbrushes and can be released in the mouth, according to a study published this week in the journal Environmental Science & Technology. …

Catalonia: what direct rule from Madrid could mean

Puigdemont and Mariano Rajoy: the two leaders, diametrically opposed to each other, symbolise the stand-off in Catalonia. However, the constitutional crisis has now escalated to a situation where the consequences are immediate and fraught with danger. Friday’s events have put the two sides on a collision …