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Arctic sea ice

For each tonne of CO2 emitted by a person, three square meters of Arctic...

For each tonne of carbon dioxide (CO2) that any person on our planet emits, three square meters of Arctic summer sea ice disappear. This is the...
Archaeologists use drones to trial virtual reality

Archaeologists use drones to trial virtual reality

Archaeologists at The Australian National University (ANU) and Monash University are conducting a trial of new technology to build a 3D virtual-reality map of...
fisherman freshwater fish

The world is depending on freshwater fish a lot for global food security

Freshwater fish play a surprisingly crucial role in feeding some of the world’s most vulnerable people, according to a study published in the Proceedings...
Nightlights under the sea

100 feet below the surface bioluminescent organisms are the dominant light source, study shows

A new study published today in Scientific Reports by University of Delaware researchers and colleagues reveals that 100 feet below the surface of the ocean is...
Barge on Upper Mississippi River Illinois Waterway

Economic impact of inland waterway disruptions: Potentially billions

What would happen if a lengthy disruption befell the major mode of transportation of U.S. corn and soybeans? What ramifications would that have on U.S....
Chicago wouldn’t last long under zombie invasion

Chicago wouldn’t last long under zombie invasion, research says

In the unlikely event of the zombie apocalypse, it would take less than two months for the undead to take control of the city,...
Herbivorous mammals have bigger bellies

Herbivorous mammals have bigger bellies

What do enormous dinosaurs have in common with tiny shrews? They are both four-legged vertebrates, otherwise known as tetrapods. In the course of evolution, tetrapods...
Katniss Everdeen

Fictional leaders affect how voters view 2016 Presidential candidates

Could watching fictional characters like Katniss from The Hunger Games or the Doctor in the Doctor Who series influence the way Americans view leadership...
Votes Early Maryland

To what extent are Clinton and Trump campaign strategies driven by analytics?

A new feature article focuses on a major difference between the Clinton and Trump presidential campaigns that is often neglected in media coverage: their...
New Silk Road Holds Promise for Environmental Gains

Ancient Silk Road could be environmental superhighway in the future

China is building a gigantic modern-day upgrade of the famed ancient Silk Road resplendent in global cooperation in the name of economic expansion. A group...

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In a recent study, researchers confirmed they discovered the main cause of dementia. The researchers suggest that the build-up of urea in the brain to...

For older people, weight training is more important than cardio exercise

In a recent study from Wake Forest University, researchers found that weight training is more effective than cardio for older people. It is known that...

Three common drugs linked to high dementia risk

In a recent study from the University of East Anglia, researchers find that long-term use of anticholinergic antidepressants is linked to a higher risk...
Hubble discovers a unique type of object in the solar system

Hubble discovers a unique type of object in the solar system

With the help of the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, a German-led group of astronomers have observed the intriguing characteristics of an unusual type of...

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High blood pressure is a common chronic health condition. It is a silent killer because there are no obvious symptoms. However, it is a big...