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Freshwater is getting saltier, threatening people and wildlife in the US. At least a third of the rivers and streams in the country have gotten saltier in the past 25 years. And by 2100, more than half of them may contain at least 50 percent more salt than they used to.
The Planet Has Seen Sudden Warming Before. It Wiped Out Almost Everything. - In some ways, the planet's worst mass extinction — 250 million years ago, at the end of the Permian Period — may parallel climate change today.
Human Mini-Brains Implanted in Mice Integrated With Their Animal Hosts - Researchers successfully implanted human brain organoids into the brains of mice. These clusters of human brain cells actually forged connections to the mice’s neurons and merged blood supplies.
China's efforts to reduce emissions gain growing recognition. Though China is currently the world's largest source of greenhouse gas emissions, its carbon intensity, or the amount of carbon dioxide emitted per unit of GDP in 2017, had declined by 46 percent from 2005 levels
Pacific Ocean set to spawn an El Niño this winter. World Meteorological Organization predicts a weak- to moderate-strength event that could bring heavy rains and drought to various parts of the world.
Côte d’Ivoire announced creation of Africa’s first floating solar energy farm, as western African country seeks to increase production of renewable energy. The farm to cost €80 million funded largely by France’s development agency; Agence française de développement and Ivorian government.
A group of progressive Europeans led by the economist and author Thomas Piketty has drawn up a bold new blueprint for a fairer Europe to address the division, disenchantment, inequality and rightwing populism sweeping the continent.
The El Nino weather phenomenon could reduce rainfall in Colombia by 80 percent in the first quarter of 2019, the country’s environment minister said on Tuesday, causing water shortages and forest fires.
The near future of the global economy looks extremely bleak. This pessimistic forecast comes from advanced statistical analysis of the S&P 500 stock market index, recently published by scientists from the Institute of Nuclear Physics
Norway to Ban Deforestation-Linked Palm Oil Biofuels in Historic Vote: '... a victory for rainforests, the climate and endangered species such as orangutans that have lost their habitats due to palm oil production in Indonesia and Malaysia. It also sets a major precedent for other nations.'
Protesters raise the alarm on climate. At noon, demonstrators are expected to take to the streets of Katowice as well as cities around the world to demand an agreement that will prevent temperatures rising by more than 1.5 C.
Nobel laureates dismiss fears about genetically modified foods - Winners of this year’s Nobel prize for chemistry say excessive concerns could limit scientific progress and overblown fears about genetically modified foods risk preventing society benefiting from the technology.
Research plan to make human pancreases in pigs to be submitted to ethics committee of University of Tokyo by professor Hiromitsu Nakauchi. He plans to make application right after government guidelines to allow research on making of human organs inside animal bodies are introduced.
Researchers tested more than 500,000 chemical compounds for their ability to inhibit the malaria parasite at an earlier lifecycle stage than most current drugs, finding 631 promising ones that could form the basis for new malaria prevention drugs, which they are making open source and not patented.
Scholars from USC and other leading universities conclude that rules on the books to increase fuel economy for passenger vehicles will do more good than harm. They found the analysis overlooked 6 million used cars, wiping out benefits estimated at least $112 billion.
Mass proliferation of information evolving beyond our control, says new psychology research. The huge proliferation of information and communication is creating “attentional bottlenecks” which are acting to limit our choices to those based on fear, peer pressure, and global groupthink.
MIT engineers repurpose wasp venom as an antibiotic drug that can kill bacteria but is nontoxic to human cells. In a study of mice, the peptide could completely eliminate Pseudomonas aeruginosa, a strain of bacteria that causes respiratory and other infections and is resistant to most antibiotics.
EPA acts to roll back control on climate-changing coal. Proposal to dismantle a 2015 rule that any new coal power plants include cutting-edge techniques to capture the carbon dioxide from their smokestacks.
Children in Alaska whose diet includes a lot of fish from rivers fed by the Eastern Alaska Mountain Range may have a long-term elevated risk for cancer because of insecticides -- including DDT -- in the meltwater