Quote of the day: Research showed that, breathedÂ in through the nose, nano particles of Magnetite (an oxide of iron) entered the brain via the olfactory nerve. These nano particles are thought to play a role in degenerative illnesses such asÂ Alzheimer. (Freely translated from French. Source: Le Temps Sept. 7th, 2016)
Comment: This tiny snippet of news was buried between a half page spread on the weather and an equality generousÂ article onÂ gardens. Surely the subjectÂ deserves more attention. It implies that some made-made substances, widely used in clothes, packaging, food, medicines and elsewhere, could beÂ highly detrimental to our health. Why are there not tighter controls over their use?