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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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02-22-2018
Plastic oceans and fisheries: Fish face a tough predicament
Many people try to eat wild caught fish only.  Some...
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02-21-2018
Belugas have to dive deeper for food as a result of sea ice loss
As sea ice loss contributes directly to polar bear population...
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02-21-2018
Sea urchins erode reef rock, may pose a threat of bioerosion
Sea urchins are spiny marine creatures that live in high...
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02-21-2018
Climate models show future extreme weather for European cities
In an unprecedented study, researchers at Newcastle University have projected...
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02-20-2018
Another round of earthquakes reported at Yellowstone supervolcano
The Yellowstone supervolcano is making headlines yet again with a...
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02-20-2018
The Pacific Northwest is expected to become progressively warmer
Researchers at Oregon State University are reporting that the Pacific...
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02-20-2018
Sea level rise is imminent, but we can control its severity
The Paris Climate Accord aims to reduce emissions and halt...
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02-20-2018
1965: The year human-induced changes to Earth officially began
For the first time, researchers have found scientific evidence to...
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02-19-2018
Grazing lands are extremely vulnerable to climate change
According to researchers at the University of Minnesota, precipitation variability...
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02-19-2018
Plants first began covering the Earth 520 million years ago
Until now, it had been widely believed that plants first...
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02-19-2018
Biodiversity loss can cause snowball extinction effect
Biodiversity loss is occurring faster than ever due to habitat...
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02-19-2018
Farming with crushed rocks can help soak up carbon
The soil around volcanoes is some of the most fertile...
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