Study tracks severe bleaching events on a Pacific coral reef over past century

Study tracks severe bleaching events on a Pacific coral reef over past century

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Study tracks severe bleaching events on a Pacific coral reef over past century As climate change causes ocean temperatures to rise, coral reefs worldwide are experiencing mass bleaching events and die-offs. For many, this is their first encounter with extreme heat. However…

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Millions in danger of food insecurity due to severe Caribbean droughts

Millions in danger of food insecurity due to severe Caribbean droughts

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Millions in danger of food insecurity due to severe Caribbean droughts Climate change is impacting the Caribbean, with millions facing increasing food insecurity and decreasing freshwater availability as droughts become more likely across the region, according to new Cornell University research in…

Climate change a threat to even the most tolerant oysters: Flooding reduces seawater salt content, induces stress in bivalve animals

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Climate change a threat to even the most tolerant oysters: Flooding reduces seawater salt content, induces stress in bivalve animals Climate change-associated severe weather events may cause flooding that threatens the survival of the Olympia oyster, new research suggests. The findings will…

DNA-based method detects trace amounts of peanut in foods

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DNA-based method detects trace amounts of peanut in foods For people with severe peanut allergies, eating even miniscule amounts of the legume can trigger anaphylaxis — a life-threatening condition characterized by dizziness, breathing difficulties and, sometimes, loss of consciousness. Now, researchers have…

Severe declines of mountain hares on Scottish grouse moors

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Severe declines of mountain hares on Scottish grouse moors, Mountain hare numbers on moorlands in the eastern Highlands have declined to less than one per cent of their initial levels, according to a long-term scientific study. , Continue reading . . ….

Ebola survivors suffer from severe neurological problems

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Ebola survivors suffer from severe neurological problems, Researchers have shed new light on the psychiatric and neurological problems that Ebola survivors can suffer from, and call for more specialist support for the most severely affected patients. , Continue reading . . ….

Dust carried by rainwater across Texas: Study sheds light on composition

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Dust carried by rainwater across Texas: Study sheds light on composition, Across the US Southwest, severe drought and land?use change are projected to increase in the future, contributing to more frequent and intense dust storms and eventually dry dust fallout and dust…

Progress in addressing a severe skin disease that affects dogs and humans

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Progress in addressing a severe skin disease that affects dogs and humans, Both dogs and humans can suffer from ichthyosis, a disorder in which the skin becomes very dry, scaly, and prone to secondary infections. Medical researchers have uncovered new details about…

Cannabidiol significantly reduces seizures in patients with severe form of epilepsy

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Cannabidiol significantly reduces seizures in patients with severe form of epilepsy, , Cannabidiol (CBD), a compound derived from the cannabis plant that does not produce a ‘high,’ was shown in a new large-scale, randomized, controlled trial to significantly reduce the number of…

Airborne dust threatens human health in Southwest

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Airborne dust threatens human health in Southwest, , Researchers have found that in the coming decades, increased dust emissions from severe and prolonged droughts in the American Southwest could result in significant increases in hospital admissions and premature deaths. , Continue reading…