Scientists say Earth days are getting longer in mysterious circumstances

Atomic clocks, along with accurate astronomical measurements, have revealed that the length of the day is suddenly increasing, and scientists don’t know why. This has crucial implications not only for our timekeeping, but also for things like GPS and other technologies that govern our modern lives. Over the past few decades, the Earth’s rotation around … Read more

Plastic linked to higher rates of autism

Broadcast date: 1 week August 5, 2022 Stream/ Download this clip as an MP3 file Scientists, doctors and activists have called for more studies on autism that examine both genes and toxic chemicals. (Photo: The Focal Project, Flickr, CC BY NC 2.0) The CDC reports that 1 in 44 children currently has an autism spectrum … Read more