Germany investigates Porsche over suspected petrol engine manipulation

Germany’s motor vehicle authority KBA is investigating Volkswagen’s (VOWG_p.DE) luxury sports vehicles unit Porsche AG over the suspected manipulation of petrol engines to achieve improved emissions data. A KBA spokesman said on Monday the investigation involved petrol engines that Porsche produced for the European market before 2017. Porsche had confirmed a newspaper report on Sunday […]

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New treatment developed shows success in high-risk solid tumors

Despite intensive treatment, high-risk solid tumors like neuroblastoma, Ewing sarcoma, and rhabdomyosarcoma are challenging to cure because the disease in those high-risk patients does not respond to therapy. Conventional chemotherapy given by vein or by mouth delivers only a small amount of the drugs to the tumor, which not only renders the treatment ineffective but […]

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‘Next fire season is already upon us’: NSW to adopt all recommendations of bushfire inquiry report

Last summer’s bushfire disaster was so unusual that traditional firefighting methods, such as hazard reduction burning, failed in some instances, an inquiry into the crisis heard. The final report of the New South Wales bushfire inquiry, published on Tuesday, said the 2019-20 bushfire season brought fires in forested regions on a scale not seen in […]

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