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How To Clean Your Glasses

Time to own up - have you ever used your sleeve/shirt-tail/saliva to tackle a smudge on your glasses lens? Cleaning glasses with the wrong materials can result in smears, scratches and, in some cases, irreversible damage to your lenses. Read on to discover the best way to clean your specs, how often you should be doing it and whether it's really possible to get scratches out of glasses lenses without doing more harm than good...How to clean glassesOptometrists recommend cleaning eyeglasses...

Mexico becomes first in Americas to wipe out tropical eye disease

TEPIC, Mexico,  (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Mexico has become the first country in the Americas to eliminate trachoma, but the world’s leading infectious cause of blindness remains endemic in Brazil, Colombia and Guatemala, the World Health Organization said.“Eliminating a disease is not achieved every day,” Carissa Etienne, director of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), the organisation’s regional office, said in a statement.She attributed Mexico’s victory over the bacterial...

Asteroid hit Armageddon bull's eye to wipe out the dinosaurs, scientists believe

Article Attribution and Read More at: Article SourceView photosHere’s what happened to global temperatures after the dinosaur-killing asteroid struckMoreThe asteroid that wiped out the dinosaurs wreaked apocolyptic havoc on Earth due to circumstance rather than size, scientists have argued.New research suggests the relatively minor nine-mile wide asteroid — equivalent to a grain of sand hitting a bowling ball — smashed into a huge lode of sulphur-rich rock, subsequently plunging the planet...