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tuberculosis

Scientists Discover How Vitamin A Drives the Lung Immune System to...

Scientists at Trinity College Dublin and St James’s Hospital, Dublin, have discovered how vitamin A drives the lung immune system to deal with tuberculosis...
global warming

Transforming Our Lives Can Limit Global Warming to 1.5c Without New...

The new study, published today in Nature Energy, is the first to show how the 1.5oC global warming target can be reached without increasing our...
global warming

Deforestation May Intensify Global Warming Even More Than Previously Predicted

The global warming process may be even more intense than originally forecast unless deforestation can be halted, especially in the tropical regions. This warning has...
sharks

New Study Suggests Coastal and Deep Ocean Sharks Have Different Feeding...

An international team of researchers studying globally declining shark populations report today that they used carbon isotopes as biochemical markers in shark muscle tissue...
global temperaturevideo

Long-Term Warming Trend Continued in 2017: NASA, NOAA

Earth’s global surface temperatures in 2017 ranked as the second warmest since 1880, according to an analysis by NASA. Continuing the planet's long-term warming trend,...
climate change

Future Climate Change Revealed by Current Climate Variations

A team of scientists from the University of Exeter and the Centre of Ecology and Hydrology has pioneered a new process to reduce uncertainty...
Greenhouse technology

Greenhouse Technology Could Be the Future of Food

CU Boulder engineers have received a $2.45 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to develop a scalable, cost-effective greenhouse material that...
blockchainvideo

Maersk and IBM to Form Joint Venture Applying Blockchain to Improve...

A.P. Moller – Maersk (MAERSKb.CO) and IBM today announced their intent to establish a joint venture to provide more efficient and secure methods for conducting...
vision care

Startup Aims to Make Vision Care More Accessible in Developing World

Vision impairment is a major global issue. More than 2 billion people worldwide don’t have access to corrective lenses. Getting eyeglasses prescriptions is especially difficult...
cloud cycle

Climate Models Underestimate Cooling Effect of Daily Cloud Cycle

The researchers report in the journal Nature Communications that models tend to factor in too much of the sun’s daily heat, which results in...
quantum

Quantum “Spooky Action at a Distance” Becoming Practical

Scientists from Griffith University have overcome a major challenge in applying a strange quantum effect to real applications. The team from the Centre for Quantum Dynamics have...
diabetes

Formula Made with Cow’s Milk Does Not Increase Diabetes Risk

A 15-year global study of children genetically predisposed to developing Type 1 diabetes found that drinking formula made with cow’s milk did not increase...
climate change

How to Achieve More Accurate Climate Projections

When climate scientists are to predict the climate of the future, they generally always use more than one single climate model. The more models...
climate change

How Is the Sea Affected by Climate Change?

Oceans cover three quarters of the Earth’s surface. The temperature, chemistry, currents, and life of the world’s oceans play a crucial role in making...
Transformation Maps

Global Transformation Maps Help Explain Fourth Industrial Revolution

The maps were first developed as a tool for understanding and visualising industries, countries and issues, and how they interact with and disrupt each...
Wearable Device

Researchers Develop World’s Smallest Wearable Device

A Northwestern Engineering professor, working in conjunction with the global beauty company L’Oréal, has developed the smallest wearable device in the world. The wafer-thin, feather-light...
E. coli Strains

One-Step Production of Aromatic Polyesters by E. coli Strains

KAIST systems metabolic engineers defined a novel strategy for microbial aromatic polyesters production fused with synthetic biology from renewable biomass. The team of Distinguished...
malaria

New Research Agenda for Malaria Elimination and Eradication

Two Penn State researchers have participated in the formulation of a new updated research agenda for global malaria elimination and eradication. Together with more...
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Curbing Climate Change

Scientists widely agree that humans are the dominant cause of rising global temperatures. Now, a new study shows that people’s perceived risk from extreme...
global warming

Cooling-Down Mechanism of past Extreme Global Warmings

A research group at the University of Tokyo has shown that increased marine productivity brought an end to the rapid and transient global warming...