Gwen Jeffrey

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London tower blocks evacuated as 34 buildings fail fire tests

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain said 34 high-rise apartment blocks had failed fire safety checks carried out after the deadly Grenfell Tower blaze, including several in north London where residents were forced to evacuate amid chaotic scenes.<p>British officials have conducted tests on some 600 high-rise …

GE is Ditching Those Twisty Light Bulbs in Favor of LEDs

General Electric is going to phase out the CFL (compact fluorescent lamp) bulb in favor of the LED that’s slowly but surely becoming the standard.<p>If you don’t know them by name, you definitely know the CFL by its distinct look — that swirly, funky-looking light bulb with the slow-to-brighten, …

Texas Zika case raises concerns that virus can be transmitted sexually

Patient in Texas infected by Zika virus after sexual contact with a partner who had travelled to Venezuela<p>A case of the Zika virus being transmitted between sexual partners reported on Tuesday in Texas has raised new concerns about the transmission of the disease, which is typically spread by …

Meet the mother and father of cognitive neuroscience | Mo Costandi

Independently and almost single-handedly, husband and wife Uta and Chris Frith have transformed the way we view autism and schizophrenia.<p>Chris Frith sits at the kitchen table in his northwest London home, cutting slices of smoked salmon into irregularly-shaped pieces and then placing them in a …

5 Awesome Things Apple's New iPhone 6 Is Rumored to Have

It’s Apple devotees’ favorite time of the year again.<p>Apple appears set to roll out its new iPhone this month, with a planned Sept. 9 event likely to …

Another flower to add to our "Friday Flowers" album. This is Kalanchoe spp. #flowers #desertbotanicalgarden