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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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02-26-2018
King penguins face tough decisions due to global warming
Researchers from the University of Vienna are describing the challenges...
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02-26-2018
Wind and solar power could supply 80 percent of US electricity
A new study has revealed that wind and solar power...
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02-26-2018
Earth’s remaining untouched forests are invaluable to humans
Researchers at the Wildlife Conservation Society are expressing an urgent...
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02-25-2018
Disease-bearing mosquitoes thrive in cities with less greenery
Researchers at the University of Sao Paulo have found that...
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02-24-2018
Growing up in a greener neighborhood helps brain development
Researchers at the University of California Los Angeles have found...
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02-24-2018
Inland seas and the Western Interior Seaway
For about a month, I’ve been working on the fossil...
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02-23-2018
Climate change is costing the winter sports economy big money
Many ski resort openings were delayed across the western part...
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02-23-2018
Extinct lakes provide clues about future climate conditions
To understand and predict the full impacts of climate change,...
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02-23-2018
Sea level rise threatens U.S. west coast wetlands
As we have reported, sea level rise poses a very...
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02-23-2018
Commercial fishing presence found in over 55 percent of the ocean
An unprecedented investigation into the global extent of commercial fishing...
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02-23-2018
Tropical trees have a special capacity to resist drought
Tropical rainforests may have more of a fighting chance combating...
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02-22-2018
Mountain wildflower species could be wiped out by rising temps
A study from the University of Colorado Boulder has revealed...
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