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Britain has a drinking problem – and the alcohol industry can’t afford to let us kick it | James Wilt

WWe’ve all heard the refrain: “Britain has a drinking problem.” It’s a problem that long predates the Covid-19 pandemic, but the evidence for this claim seems starker than ever. Millions of people drank at harmful levels while staying at home during the lockdown, and alcohol-related deaths – mostly from liver disease – soared to a …

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Harmonization of fast charging in the EU with USB PD will be a big problem for Android

Harmonization of fast charging in the EU with USB PD will be a big problem for Android

For those who don’t know, European lawmakers reached an agreement earlier this week that will force manufacturers of electronic devices, including smartphones, tablets, digital cameras, headphones and more, to use the same universal charging port – USB-C. That is right, USB-C everything is enshrined in law and will enter into force in the EU in …

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Smaller reactors may still have a major problem with nuclear waste

Smaller reactors may still have a major problem with nuclear waste

alliance image Getty Images Lindsay Krall decided to study nuclear waste out of love for mystery. It’s not easy to figure out how to bury radioactive atoms – it requires a mixture of particle physics, careful geology and engineering, and a high tolerance for a lot of regulations. But the most insidious component of all …

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