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12-08-2022
Cold spells in tropical climates increase heart attack risk
Experts have discovered that in tropical climates like that of Singapore, even a small drop in temperature increases the risk of heart attack among older adults over the age of 65. The experts set out to investigate how temperature changes may influence a specific type of myocardial infarction, which is the medical term for a heart attack. "Myocardial infarction is an important cause of cardiovascular mortality and can be precipitated by climatic factors. The temperature dependence of myocardial infarction risk has been well examined in temperate settings....
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12-05-2022
Primates have greater diversity on Indigenous lands
A new study has confirmed that primate diversity is greater...
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12-05-2022
Leaf cover affects the climate in mountain forests
Seasonal changes in leaf cover have a big impact on...
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12-04-2022
Volcanoes were the key driver of Earth's mass extinctions
A new study led by Dartmouth College may finally settle...
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12-03-2022
Bumblebees are waking up too early from hibernation
As climate change drives hotter temperatures worldwide, spring is arriving...
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12-02-2022
Drinking water quality will suffer from climate change
The quality of drinking water will suffer as forests disappear...
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11-29-2022
Old-growth forests serve as a refuge in a warming climate
According to a new study led by the Oregon State...
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11-29-2022
Open water is accelerating ocean acidification in the Arctic
The chemistry of the Arctic Ocean has been rapidly changing,...
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11-28-2022
Greater temperature changes linked to worse extinction events
In a recent study from Tohoku University, Professor Kunio Kaiho...
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11-26-2022
Animals in national parks are impacted by human visitors
U.S. national park traffic has grown steadily over the past...
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11-22-2022
In tropical forests, lightning strikes the most resilient trees
Lightning may influence the composition of tropical forests, according to...
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11-20-2022
Even low levels of air pollution can be deadly
In 2016, the World Health Organization (WHO) estimated that over...
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11-17-2022
Melting glaciers could unleash dangerous viruses
A new study led by the University of Ottawa in...
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