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Students have been returning to campus at US universities during the past few weeks.Credit: Al Seib/Los Angeles Times via Getty For more than two years, universities worldwide have been trying to prevent COVID-19 transmission among their students, faculty and staff. But now another health emergency must be grappled with: monkeypox. Students are heading back to
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People affected by Pakistan’s floods receive medicines at a medical camp.Credit: Asif Hassan/AFP/Getty With more than a one-third of Pakistan affected by flooding, millions of people are in need of food, shelter and medical care. Researchers, along with the government, international aid agencies and local organizations are racing to provide assistance ahead of more rain
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Tropical Storm Kay continued to move, causing flash floods and landslides near the US – Mexico border. Southern California will experience the worst part of Kay until Sunday. The brunt of Tropical Kay is expected until this weekend, with a gradual weakening on Sunday. On Monday, the weather will lighten up. AccuWeather reported that Meteorologist Reed
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Demonstrators in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, protest against the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, removing the federal right to an abortion.Credit: Wolfgang Schwan/Anadolu Agency/Getty Nearly 1,000 members of the American Geophysical Union (AGU) are asking the organization to relocate its 2025 Fall Meeting from New Orleans, Louisiana, to a site in a state that
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A nurse prepares to administer a malaria vaccine in Kenya.Credit: Baz Ratner/Reuters A promising malaria vaccine was up to 80% effective at preventing the disease in young children who received a booster shot one year after their initial dose, exceeding a World Health Organization (WHO) target of 75% efficacy. The clinical trial results, published in
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As a blistering heat wave continues to take a toll on the state’s electricity infrastructure, California confronts the combined threat of blackouts due to a stressed grid and the potential of wildfires. (Photo : Photo by Allison Dinner/Getty Images) To lessen the chance of a fire in the drought-stricken area, Edison International’s Southern California utility
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Human and Neanderthal brains were roughly the same size.Credit: Alamy More than 500,000 years ago, the ancestors of Neanderthals and modern humans were migrating around the world when a fateful genetic mutation caused some of their brains to suddenly improve. This mutation, researchers report in Science1, dramatically increased the number of brain cells in the
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According to a study co-led by The University of Queensland, a novel method of employing compost might enhance worldwide food output while also providing significant environmental advantages. The power of compost (Photo : Conscious Design/Unsplash) According to Professor Susanne Schmidt of the University of Queensland’s School of Agriculture and Food Sciences, implementing a Precision Compost
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California Governor Gavin Newsom said on Wednesday that emergency cellphone alerts issued the night before urging Californians to conserve energy were critical in bringing the state’s heat-stressed power grid back from the brink. Heatwave in California (Photo : Ryan Parker/Unsplash) A record-breaking heat wave has roasted the West for days, setting record high temperatures, stoking
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Two bacteria with excellent antibiotic potential have been found by researchers in a river in Chile. The discovery comes at a time when one of humanity’s greatest health issues is finding novel microorganisms from which to create antibiotics since bacterial diseases are becoming more and more resistant to traditional medical care. Chilean River’s Bacteria for
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According to scientists, we have drastically altered the climate to the point where we have brought about anarchy on Earth. Weather and hydrological extremes have intensified due to the combustion of fossil fuels, deforestation, and pollution, and this trend will only increase. (Photo : Photo by Liaison via Getty Images) Breaking Records After Records (Photo
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Forecasters said Hurricane Danielle continued to slowly grow on early Sunday evening and was likely to meander over the open sea for the next two days, posing no immediate threat to land. Danielle, the first storm of the 2022 Atlantic season, remained almost stationary over the open Atlantic, according to the National Hurricane Center. The
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Last year saw record-high levels of greenhouse gasses and sea levels. According to a US government assessment released on Wednesday, sea levels and the concentration of greenhouse gasses on Earth reached new highs in 2021, demonstrating that climate change is advancing despite efforts to reduce emissions. (Photo : Getty Images) According to Rick Spinrad, administrator
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Fossilized trees in Siberia have just revealed the hottest summers or hottest climate in the last seven millennia is happening now. This is according to a new study led by researchers from the Ural Federal University in Yekaterinburg, Russia. The findings were based on the analysis of the annual growth rings from the Yamal Peninsula
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According to weather predictions made by the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA), tropical depression Gardo and super typhoon Hinnamnor, both of which are currently outside the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR), may merge within the next few days, bringing with them strong winds brought on by habagat.  (Photo : Photo by NOAA
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Researchers from UT Southwestern stated in a new study that the sooner people get Type 2 diabetes or hypertension, the earlier they are likely to develop primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG), the leading cause of irreversible blindness globally. The findings, which were published in Clinical Ophthalmology, might lead to better screening techniques for POAG, which accounts
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This photo was taken in the mountains of Duhok in Iraqi Kurdistan. I’m extracting rock samples that can help us to understand what life looked like here just after the dinosaurs went extinct, more than 65 million years ago. For me, this is more than just research: it’s also a way to defy the Islamist
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California announced on Thursday, August 25, that they have decided to ban sales of “gas-only cars” or “gasoline-powered vehicles” by the year 2035. First announced in 2020 by California Governor Gavin Newsom, it was only until recently that the California Air Resources Board (CARB) voted on Thursday to approve the new rules and regulations. The
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Severe storms are expected to wreak havoc over the Central United States in the coming week from Monday, August 29, according to AccuWeather forecasters. Associated weather hazards include damaging winds and tornadoes which can potentially cause widespread travel disruption amongst travelers at airports across the region. Flash flooding due to heavy rain is also possible.
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Callie Veelenturf measured the pH, conductivity and temperature near a leatherback sea turtle’s nest during research in Equatorial Guinea.Credit: Jonah Reenders This picture of marine conservation biologist Callie Veelenturf won the Nature Careers photo competition in 2018 — an event Veelenturf credits with kick-starting her career. She went on to assist in drafting a law
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Credit: Getty When I studied for my mathematics doctorate in the late 1990s, I believed that mathematics was mathematics, and not a subject linked to my identity. My view changed the day a professor told me that my being openly gay made others in the department uncomfortable, and that I should keep my sexuality to
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The new policy recommends that federal agencies ensure that research from their grant recipients is made available in a public repository without delay after publication.Credit: Shutterstock US research agencies should make the results of federally funded research free to read as soon as they are published, the administration of President Joe Biden has announced. This
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A blood protein has been found to be responsible for the pathogenesis or start of Alzheimer’s disease, according to a new study led by researchers in China. The new paper’s abstract suggests that changes in the levels of circulating proteins are linked with the development of the notorious dementia-driven ailment. The researchers discovered a substance
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Scientists in the histopathology laboratory at the Uganda Cancer Institute–Fred Hutch Cancer Centre in Kampala.Credit: Jiro Ose Ugandan science Uganda’s expenditure on research and development was 0.14% of its gross domestic product in 2014. This is one of the lowest in the world, according to the United Nations cultural organization UNESCO. But there are reasons