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Ocean Cleanup device breaks down, well before ridding Pacific of plastics

An ambitious project to clean up a vast tide of ocean pollution has been sidelined. The project’s 2,000-foot-long screen — which was already failing to capture plastic while stationed more than 1,000 miles off the coast of California — broke apart just before New Year’s under the constant wind and waves of the Pacific Ocean.… Read More »

Holiday breaks bring child-care headache for working parents – Philly.com

Since her husband, a lawyer, can’t get much time off either, O’Neill and her friends organize play dates for their children, coordinating with the days some parents have to work and others don’t. On a couple of days, her sons, Ryan, 10, and Justin, 6, go to holiday break camps organized by Haverford Township. They… Read More »

Viral load in semen rapidly rebounds to infectious levels during HIV treatment breaks

Viral load rebounds rapidly in semen to potentially infectious levels following interruption of combination antiretroviral therapy (cART), according to French research published in AIDS. Increases in viral load in both blood and semen were observed within two weeks of treatment interruption. Four weeks after stopping therapy, all participants had detectable virus in their semen. Viral… Read More »