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08-10-2022
Humans control the fate of the world's largest ice sheet
The East Antarctic Ice Sheet (EAIS) holds the record for being the driest, windiest and coldest place on Earth. It is also home to the thickest deposits of ice, measuring 4,800m (15,700ft) deep in places. Experts calculate that if the total volume of ice bound up in the Antarctic melted, this would release enough water to raise sea levels globally by around 50m. And that is without the contributions of the ice sheets covering Greenland and West Antarctica. Climate has been warming noticeably over the past several...
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07-27-2021
Second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine is far more powerful
A study from Stanford Medicine is shedding new light on...
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07-26-2021
Better air quality linked to lower dementia risk
Several studies presented at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC)...
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07-25-2021
Gut bacteria of infant boys can enhance cognitive skills
A recent study from the University of Alberta has analyzed...
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07-24-2021
Millions more jobs will open in the energy sector by 2050
Attempts to meet the Paris Agreement’s global target of keeping...
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07-23-2021
Extremely hot days could quadruple in the UK
Global warming is leading to increasing temperatures across Earth, and...
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07-23-2021
Pterosaurs may have hatched with the ability to fly
The first vertebrates to achieve flight were neither birds nor...
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07-23-2021
Fibers inspired by spider silk are stronger than steel
Spider silk is known for its incredible strength. For its...
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07-23-2021
DNA evidence confirms: humans wiped out Xerces blue butterflies
Xerces blue butterflies were last seen alive in San Francisco...
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07-22-2021
Just a few days of breastfeeding can lower baby's blood pressure
Research published in the Journal of the American Heart Association...
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07-22-2021
Our body's immune response weakens with age
New research from Oregon Health & Science University suggests that...
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07-21-2021
Air pollution exposure drastically worsens COVID-19 infection
High levels of air pollutants alongside racial and social disparities...
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07-21-2021
Clouds have an amplifying effect on global warming
For climatologists, one of the biggest unknowns in predicting anthropogenic...
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