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01-19-2022
Retinal health is a good predictor of mortality
A new longitudinal study published in the British Journal of Ophtalmology has found that the difference between the biological age of the retina (the sensory membrane at the back of the eyeball responsible for vision) and a person’s chronological age is linked to their risk of death. This “retinal age gap” could thus be used as a screening tool for early diagnosis and treatment of various life-threatening diseases. Damage to the blood vessels in the retina can be early signs of several health problems, such as high...
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11-02-2020
Warming of 2°C would unleash 230 billions tons of soil carbon
An international team of scientists has determined that global warming...
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11-02-2020
Just ahead of Election Day, near-Earth asteroid will make a close approach
Just ahead of Election Day, near-Earth asteroid will make a...
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11-01-2020
Positive student-teacher relationships improve long-term health
Teenagers who feel supported by their teachers experience benefits that...
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10-31-2020
Western U.S. wildfires will increase the threat of dangerous debris flows
So far this year, severe wildfires in the western United...
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10-31-2020
A mutation made the coronavirus more contagious
Researchers at the University of Texas at Austin report that...
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10-30-2020
Environmental degradation could push us into an era of pandemics
Environmental degradation will usher in an era of pandemics in...
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10-30-2020
Soil moisture is key to slowing zombie fires
When peat fires smolder underground during the freezing winter months,...
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10-30-2020
Positive affect linked to less memory decline
In a new study from the Association for Psychological Science,...
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10-29-2020
Ogre-faced spiders may not have ears, but they can hear
Scientists have discovered that ogre-faced spiders can actually hear their...
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10-28-2020
Multi-drone system uses a unique algorithm to survey penguin colonies
Experts at Stanford University have designed a multi-drone imaging system...
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10-27-2020
Fireball meteor that fell to Earth contains extraterrestrial organic compounds
In 2018, a fireball meteor that appeared in the sky...
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10-27-2020
The biggest environmental impacts of single-use plastics are largely overlooked
In a new article, Professor Shelie Miller of the University...
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