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Coalmine dust victims want support fund

Queensland mineworkers have protested outside BHP’s Brisbane offices to demand more assistance for black lung and silicosis sufferers. The Mine Dust Diseases Victims Group wants a fund established to help victims after their workers compensation payments finish. So far, the group says, the mining companies have resisted. Jim Pearce, a former coal miner and Queensland… Read More »

Matter: Germs in Your Gut Are Talking to Your Brain. Scientists Want to Know What They’re Saying.

ImageCreditSean McSorley In 2014 John Cryan, a professor at University College Cork in Ireland, attended a meeting in California about Alzheimer’s disease. He wasn’t an expert on dementia. Instead, he studied the microbiome, the trillions of microbes inside the healthy human body. Dr. Cryan and other scientists were beginning to find hints that these microbes… Read More »