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10-03-2022
Europeans carried deadly pathogens to the Pacific islands
According to a new study led by the Australian National University (ANU), Pacific island nations underwent severe depopulation from introduction of diseases as a consequence of contact with European vessels. These declines caused by the introduction of new pathogens in immunologically-naïve populations are much higher than previously thought. The scientists used aerial laser scanning data to map residences on the main island of Tonga, together with archaeological data, to estimate how population fluctuated due to the contact with Europeans during the 19th century. The analysis revealed that,...
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01-24-2017
Failed planets scarred Earth's surface 4 billion years ago
Almost 4 billion years ago, the rocky debris of failed...
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01-24-2017
Instagram documents strange California cloud formation
Following a week of heavy rains and flooding, Golden State...
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01-24-2017
Study confirms 2009 dinosaur collagen discovery
North Carolina State University scientists have confirmed a groundbreaking 2009...
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01-23-2017
Scientists show up to Women's March to protest Trump
Protesters at the Women's March in Washington DC showed up for...
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01-23-2017
Apple rated as most eco-friendly tech company in the world
From toxic waste due to manufacturing to improper disposal of...
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01-23-2017
How a volcanic eruption changed New England’s fishing industry
Scientists believe that a volcanic eruption that happened over 200...
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01-23-2017
China fines company, jails execs for dumping acid in river
“Unfit for human contact” – that’s how China’s Ministry of...
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01-23-2017
Environmental groups fired up over waste-to-energy plants
Waste-to-energy plants come under fire from environmentalists. Certain kinds of...
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01-22-2017
UK refuses to comment on Florida missile malfunction
In a BBC1 interview with journalist Andrew Marr, British Prime...
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01-22-2017
Beach plastic used to make recyclable shampoo bottles
Procter & Gamble are hoping to cut down on ocean...
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01-20-2017
Bucking Trump, big money supports Paris Agreement
One of President Donald Trump’s campaign promises was to “cancel”...
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01-20-2017
Melbourne tram network soon to run on solar power
Melbourne tram network soon to run on solar power The...
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