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Widely used pesticide products may increase heart disease death risk

Pyrethroids are among the list of commonly used insecticides with the largest market share and they constitute the majority of commercial household insecticides. They are...

Electric cars better for climate in 95% of the world

Fears that electric cars could actually increase carbon emissions are unfounded in almost all parts of the world, new research shows. Media reports have regularly...

What causes an ice age to end?

New University of Melbourne research has revealed that ice ages over the last million years ended when the tilt angle of the Earth's axis...

Your community could influence how long you’ll live

In a new study, researchers found while lifestyle choices and genetics go a long way toward predicting longevity, certain community characteristics also play important...

Smokers carry harmful compounds on their skin and clothes

In a new study, researchers found that people can carry hazardous compounds from cigarette smoke that cling to their bodies and clothes and then...

Air pollution may lead to poor kidney health

In a new study, researchers found that people living in areas with higher levels of air pollution faced higher risks of developing kidney disease. It's...

Extreme weather could push the U.S. into recession

Without better knowledge of the risk, the average energy investor can only hope that the next extreme event won’t trigger a sudden correction, according...

Not all BPA-free products are safe, study shows

In a new study, researchers found that using "BPA-free" plastic products could be as harmful to human health -- including a developing brain --...

As groundwater depletes, arid American West is moving east

Even under modest climate warming scenarios, the continental United States faces a significant loss of groundwater - about 119 million cubic meters, or roughly...

The world’s ‘chemical diversity’ tripled in just 20 years

There are 350,000 chemicals available on the market and in circulation worldwide, according to a new estimate. The last time researchers compiled a list, it...

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Early Mars had more than one different water sources, says new study

In Jessica Barnes' palm is an ancient, coin-sized mosaic of glass, minerals and rocks as thick as a strand of wool fiber. It is a...

Astronaut urine could help build future moon bases

Future moon bases could be built with 3D printers that mix materials such as moon regolith, water and astronauts' urine. The modules that the major...

Scientists get first look at cause of ‘slow motion’ earthquakes

An international team of scientists has for the first time identified the conditions deep below the Earth's surface that lead to the triggering of...

Is stress from COVID-19 upsetting your stomach? 7 tips to try to comfort yourself

The gastrointestinal system may be a victim of COVID-19 stress. Here, experts help to navigate those tummy troubles. That stomachache you feel with each update...

Social distancing: 6 ways to help older adults change their routines

In the midst of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, we’re all attempting to adapt to new routines and schedules as we adjust to our new...

This simple blood test could help reduce heart disease deaths

In a new study, researchers have found how a simple blood test could be used to help identify heart aging and the risk of...