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Eclipse FAQs: Are pets' eyes in danger? What if I'm on a plane?

In anticipation of Monday's eclipse, people have asked us some unusual eclipse questions. So we sought out answers.Q. Why is it necessary to take precautions against looking at the sun during the eclipse and use special glasses, when there's no warning to do so on an ordinary day?A. Just because there aren't daily warnings doesn't mean it's not dangerous. It's being emphasized now because people are more likely to stare at the sun."Remember how you used to use a handheld magnifier to focus...

ViewPointSystem 'Smart Eyewear' wins contract with Bavarian Brewery

The technology received the CES 2017 Innovation Award in the US in January and was showcased at the tradeshow in Munich, Germany, (September 11-15) at the KHS Innovation Corner. Precise remote diagnosisAlexander Meierhofer, business development, ViewPointSystem, told BeverageDaily, VPS16 makes fast and precise remote diagnoses for cost-efficient fault repair.“The costs of machinery failure or malfunction at a drinks production plant are not limited to the initial...

The surprising way you may be increasing your cancer risk

According to an analysis of various studies by the British Journal of Dermatology, researchers have found that consuming alcohol may raise your odds of developing non-melanoma skin cancer.Although melanoma is the most serious form of skin cancer, non-melanoma skin cancers, like squamous cell and basal cell carcinoma, are much more common. And while non-melanoma skin cancers are less likely to spread, these cancers often require surgery and may leave scars.Alcohol may increase the risk of...