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Cat Litter Could Be Antidote for Climate Change, Researchers Say – The Wall Street Journal

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.—Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology say they have found a potent new tool in the fight against global warming. It is basically cat litter.  They soaked an odor-eating clay used in cat boxes in a copper solution…

New Tool Shows You the Weekly Local Mosquito Forecast

What’s on the to-do list for a late-spring barbecue? Go shopping, sweep the deck, clean the grill, and check the mosquito forecast… That’s right, Google Earth Engine and SC Johnson are using weather and climate data to provide Americans with a mosquito-forecast to help better plan yard parties and camping trips, by mapping the mosquito’s […]

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With Record Breaking Heatwaves South Asia 10 Times More Exposed to Global Warming Threats Over Coming Decades – One Green Planet

According to a report, South Asian economies are 10 times more exposed to global-warming threats over the coming decades than the rest of the world.  Heatwaves are nothing new to India, but they are increasingly becoming worse due to climate…

What grasshoppers feed on

Anyone walking past a meadow on a mild summer evening is often exposed to an impressive concert. It is the grasshoppers, bush crickets and crickets that create a Mediterranean atmosphere with their chirping. The songs are usually those of males trying to attract females to mate with them. But they can also be rival songs when two males get too close to each other.

Memory Loss Was Reversed in Mice Using a Brain Liquid From Younger Peers in ‘Groundbreaking’ Study

Memory loss has been reversed in mice by injecting them with a brain liquid from younger peers in a “groundbreaking” new treatment.. The substance, called cerebrospinal fluid (CSF), washes in and out of grey and white matter in waves—helping clear out waste. It bathes the tissue with proteins, or growth factors, that are vital for […]

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Chinook Salmon Introduced to Mountain Streams Not Inhabited for 100 Years

The historic reintroduction of Chinook salmon into a California creek this spring will help secure another generation of this iconic species. State and federal biologists have been busy moving endangered adult winter-run Chinook salmon to the upper reaches of Battle Creek and threatened spring-run Chinook salmon to Clear Creek in Northern California, where colder water temperatures […]

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Little Boy Finds Massive Ancient Shark Tooth Millions of Years Old

A six-year old sifting for shark teeth on a British beach found the four-inch long tooth of a megalodon, buried for at least three million years. Sammy Shelton found the tooth with his dad Peter on Bawdsey Beach, at Gorleston-on-Sea in Suffolk; it’s a spot where many people come to look for different shells, sharks’ […]

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Poll: Voters More Concerned About Gas Prices Than Climate Change

More voters are concerned about rising energy costs than climate change, according to a Rasmussen Reports poll released Monday. Eighty-two percent of likely U.S. voters are “concerned” about rising energy and gasoline prices, including 60 percent who are “very concerned.” [bold,…

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