The West is slowly rebuilding its rare earths supply chain

Bit by bit, Western companies and governments are reassembling their rare earths supply chain, trying to reverse decades of the hollowing out, outsourcing, and offshoring of the critical industry to China. No one said this would be easy. This month brought a promising development: new investment in a Norwegian rare earths processing firm. It’s a … Read more

A breakthrough study reveals that food allergies can be reversed in mice

There are various treatments and methods for reducing severe reactions. There are paths to desensitize people via immunotherapy, wherein a small amount of an allergen is injected or delivered via tablets or drops. In one method, sufferers basically take very small amounts of what they are allergic to, building up a tolerance over time. But … Read more

Lupus pill shows promise in mice; clinical trial under way

Newswise — CHICAGO, Aug. 21, 2022 — Lupus is an autoimmune disease that attacks organs and can be fatal. There’s no cure, so current treatments aim to limit damage and ameliorate symptoms. Some of these therapies have to be injected, some have serious side effects, and many aren’t very effective. But today, scientists report they … Read more

Cats have right chemistry going into Bahamas | Sports

EXINGTON, Ky. (KT) — The Bahamas is beaconing Kentucky. In less than two weeks — Aug. 8-14 — the Wildcats will embark on a four-game excursion of the island in preparation for the upcoming season. Behind the scenes, Kentucky has been preparing for the overseas excursion and the team’s coaching staff has been impressed with … Read more

Cats have right chemistry going into Bahamas | Sports

EXINGTON, Ky. (KT) — The Bahamas is beaconing Kentucky. In less than two weeks — Aug. 8-14 — the Wildcats will embark on a four-game excursion of the island in preparation for the upcoming season. Behind the scenes, Kentucky has been preparing for the overseas excursion and the team’s coaching staff has been impressed with … Read more

Yes, Your Dog Can Drink Too Much Water (and How to Tell)

Photo: Sasa Dzambic Photography (Shutterstock) Like humans, dogs can get overheated in warm or hot weather. But unlike us, they can’t use words to tell us when they need a break or some water on a sweltering day. They do send us signals, though—like panting, seeking out (and sitting in) the shade, and plopping themselves … Read more