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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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Tropical trees are a valuable weapon against climate change
New research has revealed that tropical trees continue to accumulate...
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08-16-2017
Why is there plastic on the ocean floor?
Giant larvaceans are zooplankton which resemble small tadpoles. These free-floating...
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Green solar panels make clean energy more aesthetically appealing
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Supervolcanoes could be the future of electric energy
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Earth’s most massive volcanic range sits under Antarctica
Researchers from the University of Edinburgh have located almost 100...
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08-15-2017
The importance of solar eclipses throughout history
We know so much about solar eclipses today that science...
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08-15-2017
Local food systems bridge the political divide, help conservation
Environmentalists trying to implement greener community farming practices sometimes face...
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08-15-2017
Getting through to those who still deny climate change
Climate skeptics are often considered either incapable or unwilling to...
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08-14-2017
Research raises new questions on how the Earth was formed
For some time, it has largely been accepted in the...
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08-14-2017
Air pollution causes cardiovascular disease, but purifiers help
Emissions from cars, factories, and cigarettes have been shown to...
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08-13-2017
Military tech could protect bats and birds from wind turbines
Wind turbines kill hundreds of thousands of birds and bats...
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08-11-2017
2017 Atlantic hurricane season even more active than expected
The NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) have issued an...
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