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Groundbreaking New Study Finds Possible Explanation for SIDS

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) may soon be a thing of the past, thanks to a world-first breakthrough. Researchers at at The Children’s Hospital at Westmead have identified Butyrylcholinesterase (BChE) as the first biochemical marker that could help detect babies more at risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) while they are alive. The study […]

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Climate change is making young people question if it’s ethical to have children – KCUR

Angelica Chavez-Duckworth grew up wanting to be a mom. As a child with a little baby doll always in hand, she says her early maternal instincts earned her the nickname “Little Mommy.” Now 26, and keenly aware of a worsening…

Research project aims to spread reflective beads on Arctic ice to slow climate warming – Anchorage Daily News

Researchers are proposing to sprinkle powdered glass “microspheres” on sea ice to increase its reflectivity. (Ned Rozell) A research project that’s exploring whether covering sea ice with tiny reflective beads could help slow climate warming is drawing concerns from Arctic…

Scientists Power a Computer Using Only Algae and Daylight to Make the Electricity

Researchers have used a widespread species of blue-green algae to power a microprocessor continuously for a year—and counting—using nothing but ambient light and water. Their system has potential as a reliable and renewable way to power small devices. Comparable in size to an AA battery, the system contains a type of non-toxic algae called Synechocystis that […]

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We Finally Rid An Island of 300,000 Rats and Mice – Now Everything is Blooming

One of the biggest conservation success stories in the 21st century has been exterminating invasive species from vulnerable islands. Now, Lord Howe Island in Australia has finished eradicating the entirety of their invasive rat and mouse populations, and the recovery of the endemic-Australian ecosystem has been near-immediate. A UNESCO-listed island in the East Tasman Sea, […]

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Annapolis-based nonprofit prepares to set sail for Greenland to study climate change on the newly commissioned sailboat – Capital Gazette

There’s a saying among oceanographers that the bigger your ship, the better your research. The Annapolis-based Ocean Research Project would like to prove that adage wrong. Saturday at City Dock, the nonprofit commissioned its newest research vessel, the R/V Marie…

‘To Control Inflation, We Must Address Climate Change’ – InsideClimate News

A sign displays gas prices at a gas station on May 10, 2022 in Chicago, Illinois. Credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images Americans will probably continue to experience record-high inflation, a new report from the federal government suggests, at least for the…

‘To Control Inflation, We Must Address Climate Change’ – InsideClimate News

A sign displays gas prices at a gas station on May 10, 2022 in Chicago, Illinois. Credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images Americans will probably continue to experience record-high inflation, a new report from the federal government suggests, at least for the…

More Regulations Won’t Solve Our Energy Crisis

There is a concerning precedent emerging within conventional American politics that mistakenly asserts a direct correlation between functional results and incremental regulation exists. Reality shows instead that regulation does not provide the strategic blueprint required to formulate long-term solutions and radical innovation….

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