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Mosquitoes use smell to see their hosts

Jul 17, 2015
Mosquitoes use smell to see their hosts

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Polar bear metabolism less resilient to summer ice melt than expected

Jul 17, 2015
Polar bear metabolism less resilient to summer ice melt than expected

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Oceans slowed global temperature rise, scientists report

Jul 17, 2015
Oceans slowed global temperature rise, scientists report

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Consumer Reports Will No Longer Recommend Liquid Laundry Detergent Pods Because of High Rate of Accidental Poisonings of Children

Jul 17, 2015

YONKERS, NY, July 17, 2015 - Consumer Reports today announced that it would no longer recommend liquid laundry detergent pods because of the continued high-rate of accidental poisonings of young children attributable to those products. The organization now strongly urges households where children younger than 6 are ever present to refrain from purchasing them....

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Hydraulic Fracturing Linked to Increases in Hospitalization Rates in the Marcellus Shale Region

Jul 16, 2015

PHILADELPHIA, PA, July 15, 2015 - Hospitalizations for heart conditions, neurological illness, and other conditions were higher among people who live near unconventional gas and oil drilling (hydraulic fracturing), according to new research from the University of Pennsylvania and Columbia University published this week in PLOS ONE. Over the past ten years in the...

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EPA, advocates: fracking wastewater too hazardous for sewage treatment plants

Jul 16, 2015

WASHINGTON, DC, July 16, 2015 – Toxic fracking wastewater shouldn’t be treated at facilities that can’t handle its hazards, Congressman Matt Cartwright (D-Pa.), clean water and public health advocates, and more than 30,000 Americans said today, a day before the public comment period closes for a proposed federal rule to prohibit fracking waste shipments...

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Attention Beachgoers: Fecal Contamination Affects Sand More Than Water

Jul 16, 2015

July 15, 2015 - "No swimming" signs have already popped up this summer along coastlines where fecal bacteria have invaded otherwise inviting waters. Some vacationers ignore the signs while others resign themselves to tanning and playing on the beach. But should those avoiding the water be wary of the sand, too? New research in...

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Human-wrought environmental changes impacting crops, pollinators could harm millions

Jul 16, 2015

BOSTON, MA, July 15, 2015 - Changing environmental conditions around the globe caused by human activity could negatively impact the health of millions of people by altering the amount and quality of key crops, according to two new studies from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. One study found that decreasing numbers of...

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Feathered cousin of ‘Jurassic Park’ star unearthed in China

Jul 16, 2015
Feathered cousin of ‘Jurassic Park’ star unearthed in China

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A Breathtaking Journey into the Lifes and Minds of Animals: Beyond Words — What Animals Think and Feel

Jul 15, 2015
A Breathtaking Journey into the Lifes and Minds of Animals: Beyond Words — What Animals Think and Feel

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