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Climate change impact on Earth’s life zones is accelerating, shows study

Scientists have revealed that climate change has already impacted all of Earth’s ‘life zones’ and the effects are set to triple under business-as-usual emissions...

Earth’s deep biosphere holds secrets to evolutionary history

A new study sheds light on the evolutionary history of an elusive form of life on Earth: the deep biosphere, a hidden realm of...

Casual sex spots have negative impact on beach dunes, shows study

Casual sexual encounters on holidays make for lifelong memories, but the imprint left behind can be less desirable. Sex tourism is a big drawcard for...

Global temperatures over last 24,000 years show today’s warming unprecedented

A University of Arizona-led effort to reconstruct Earth's climate since the last ice age, about 24,000 years ago, highlights the main drivers of climate...

Exposure to this stuff may raise your risk of type 2 diabetes

In a recent study published in Molecular Metabolism, researchers found the biological mechanism linking long-term arsenic exposure to diseases such as cancer and Type 2...

If you have high blood pressure or heart problems, don’t go to these places

In a recent state from AHA, researchers found visiting high-altitude locations may be dangerous for people with high blood pressure or certain heart conditions. They...

One bad thing about Mediterranean diet: You may eat lots of environmental contaminants

In a new study from the University of Oslo, researchers found a Mediterranean diet can provide many health benefits, but people may risk consuming...

Scientists find potential way to convert food waste into batteries

What do apple cores, spent grain, and walnut shells have in common? They could one day be used to power a data center. As the world...

Are human burial practices messing up Earth’s ecosystems?

Life depends on death — living things die, decompose and eventually become nutrients for other life. But when humans die, we’re often embalmed and buried...

Pesticide linked to chronic kidney disease, study finds

In a new study from the University of Queensland, researchers found a commonly available pesticide has been associated with an increased risk of chronic...