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Biden condemns Trump as ‘climate arsonist’ as wildfires burn – as it happened

Kari Paul here, logging off for the night. Thank you for sticking with us on these fast-moving news days. Here is what you should know from the last few hours: The justice department is set to investigate the Roger Stone…

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More than one drink a day may raise high blood pressure risk in adults with Type 2 diabetes

In a large study of adults with Type 2 diabetes, moderate drinking (defined as eight or more alcoholic beverages a week) was associated with a 60% or higher increased risk of high blood pressure. The severity of high blood pressure also increased with eight or more drinks per week.

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Cascades with carbon dioxide: Making substances out of CO2

Carbon dioxide is not just an undesirable greenhouse gas, it is also an interesting source of raw materials that are valuable and can be recycled sustainably. Researchers have now introduced a novel catalytic process for converting carbon dioxide into valuable chemical intermediates in the form of cyclic carbonates.

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5 Common Household Items You Should Be Reusing

We’re all recycling as much as possible. We’re also generating trash every day. Per the EPA, Americans compost and recycle over 1.5 pounds of materials each day and trash almost 4.5 pounds of materials per day.People have made great changes that reduce the stream of waste going into landfills. People are composting food scraps. They’re […]

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Gut microbes could unlock the secret to healthy aging

Bacteria and other microorganisms in the digestive tract are linked with dozens of health conditions including high blood pressure, high blood lipids, and body mass index (BMI) according to new research.

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Marijuana use while pregnant boosts risk of children’s sleep problems

As many as 7% of moms-to-be use marijuana while pregnant, and that number is rising fast as more use it to quell morning sickness. But new research suggests such use could have a lasting impact on the fetal brain, influencing children’s sleep for as much as a decade.

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Marijuana use while pregnant boosts risk of children’s sleep problems

As many as 7% of moms-to-be use marijuana while pregnant, and that number is rising fast as more use it to quell morning sickness. But new research suggests such use could have a lasting impact on the fetal brain, influencing children’s sleep for as much as a decade.