Plastic linked to higher rates of autism

Broadcast date: a week August 5, 2022 Stream/ Download this clip as an MP3 file Scientists, doctors and activists have called for more studies on autism that examine both genes and toxic chemicals. (Photo: The Focal Project, Flickr, CC BY NC 2.0) The CDC reports that 1 in 44 children currently has an autism spectrum … Read more

Venture capital: How far will Big Chill hit New Zealand?

Investors financing startups are turning heads in the US and Australia, devaluing existing holdings amid rising interest rates, recession fears and a plunge in tech stocks in public markets. Industry players say New Zealand may not be hit hard, though, given that investors here have been more conservative and bought at cheaper levels. In addition, … Read more