UNODC paper highlights that illegal wildlife trade has implications for ecosystem function and resilience, including to the persistence of carbon stocks
Important Study of 88,000 Adults Shows Short Intense Exercise Trumps Long Duration-Low Intensity for Heart Disease
When it comes to exercise, intensity is everything, and while a brisk daily 15-minute walk is enough to cut the risk of heart disease, a leisurely 30-minute stroll is not. Scientists studying data from heart-rate wearables say doing more exercise doesnât do much to reduce your risk from cardiovascular conditions unless it is of at […]
A team of researchers from Japan studying the processes of hair growth has successfully generated hair follicles in cultures. Their in vitro experiments add to the understanding of hair follicle development, which could lead to useful applications for treating hair loss disorders. Scientists grew the fully mature hair follicles with long shafts using a technique […]
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In the early 1970s, I was a disaffected youth. I began working at the nonprofit Zero Population Growth. We promoted the idea that exploding human population would soon make the world uninhabitable. The president of our organization went on the…
99% coral reefs will be gone by the end of this century if coordinated efforts are not taken
In Scotland there’s a woman who can smell changes in body odor corresponding to the presence or onset of Parkinson’s disease. Keeping with Scotland’s decorated history of medical discoveries, this “curse and a benefit” is now being used to develop a fast test for Parkinson’s that involves simply scraping a cotton ball over the back […]
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Pipes a Million Times Thinner Than Human Hair Could Deliver Personalized Therapies to Individual Cells
Pipes a million times thinner than a human hair could deliver personalized therapies to individual cells, according to new research. The ‘world’s tiniest plumbing system’ could transform medicine by funneling drugs, proteins, or molecules to precisely targeted organs and tissueâwithout any risk of side-effects. It comprises microscopic tubes that self-assemble and can connect themselves to […]
Patrick Moore [pictured], one of the founders of Greenpeace, said in an email obtained by The Epoch Times that his reasons for leaving Greenpeace were very clear: “Greenpeace was ‘hijacked’ by the political left when they realized there was money…
Scientists say new treatments for the most severe form of skin cancer could be developed now that they’ve made a major breakthrough, discovering a way to inhibit a key growth enzyme in melanoma. When Glutaryl-CoA Dehydrogenase, (GCDH) was inhibited in tumors they weren’t able to survive long term. Potentially this is because it’s a key […]
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Flooded homes near Lake Houston following Hurricane Harvey August 30, 2017 in Houston, Texas. … [+] (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images) Getty Images A new study from the Yale Program on Climate Change Communications found that 64% of Americans say…