For all the talk of "toxins" in our food, one definitely toxic substance you consume regularly is probably one you're not even concerned about: Alcohol. A new report shows that even one drink a day may increase your risk of breast cancer, although the risk is small.
New drugs are the ones you hear about most. Drug companies can charge more for brand-new drugs before generics horn in on the territory, so it pays to advertise them and to fund studies that get doctors thinking about how great they are. Older drugs don't get as much press.
Game theory is a powerful tool for understanding strategic behaviour in economics, business and politics. But some experts say its true power may lie in its ability to help us navigate a perilous future.
Adam Savage is one of the co-hosts of the award winning, and soon to end, show Mythbusters. Obviously safety is a big deal with the entire crew on the show so we asked him what experiment did they contemplate but back out of because it was too dangerous.
Automated backup and low installation costs should mean that finance departments embrace the opportunity of cloud computing, yet many remain lukewarm at best about the idea. The main reason? They simply don't like change.