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Month: May 2021

European food safety panel reclassifies common food coloring as unsafe

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has reclassified food coloring E171 (titanium dioxide) after an expert panel concluded it “can no longer be considered safe as a food additive.” The announcement comes after years of research suggesting the additive may be unsafe. Continue Reading Category: Health & Wellbeing, Lifestyle Tags: Food, Chemicals, Nanoparticles, European Union

Assistive tech may let locked-in users communicate via “ear-clicks”

Although there are systems that allow physically challenged users to communicate by twitching facial muscles, for some people even those muscle movements are impossible. A new setup offers a possible alternative, however, by going into the ear. Continue Reading Category: Good Thinking, Lifestyle Tags: University of Bath, Earpiece, Assistive Technologies, Paralysis, ear