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‘Laughing gas’ kills newborn in Sydney hospital

laughing gas

A baby has died and another is in critical condition after both were administered “laughing gas” instead of oxygen at a hospital in Sydney. The error was the result of a faulty gas line which was dispensing nitrous oxide at Bankstown-Lidcombe Hospital. A doctor discovered the problem after the baby ...

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New trials for delivering goods by drones


The government’s getting together with the retail giant Amazon to start testing flying drones that can deliver parcels to your door. Amazon’s paying for the programme, which will look at the best way to allow hundreds of robotic aircraft to buzz around Britain’s skies safely. The company claims it’ll eventually ...

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8 tips for summer gardening

summer food

8 tips for summer gardening Our long, wet spring seems to have given way, at last, to the typical hot, dry summer. Gardeners now face a whole new set of problems. Since we can’t change the weather, let’s try and help our gardeners make the best of it. What practical ...

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