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Joe Manchin reportedly opposes key Biden climate program – NPR

Sen. Joe Manchin, a Democrat from West Virginia, speaks to members of the media while departing the U.S. Capitol on Oct. 7. Manchin has reportedly told the White House that he opposes the key climate measure in Biden’s multitrillion-dollar climate…

New Study of ‘MIND’ Diet Shows It May Improve Memory and Thinking Skills in Old Age

Aging takes a toll on the body and on the mind. For example, the tissue of aging human brains sometimes develops abnormal clumps of proteins that are the hallmark of Alzheimer’s disease. How can you protect your brain from these effects? Researchers at Rush University Medical Center have found that older adults may benefit from […]

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Amur Tigers Are Back From the Brink in China – Thanks to Government Policies

If you have a population of the world’s most endangered tiger in your country, what’s the best way to ensure your grandchildren can see them in the wild? Creating a national park twice the size of Yellowstone is a great place to start. That’s what China did, and it worked. Recent population censuses on the […]

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New Hydrogel Tablet That Can Purify a Liter of River Water in an Hour

As much as a third of the world’s population does not have access to clean drinking water, according to some estimates, and half of the population could live in water-stressed areas by 2025. Finding a solution to this problem could save and improve lives for millions of people, and it is a high priority among […]

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Eating Mushrooms Could Lower Risk of Depression, New Study Says

Mushrooms have been making headlines due to their many health advantages. Not only do they lower one’s risk of cancer and premature death, but new research led by Penn State College of Medicine also reveals that these superfoods may benefit a person’s mental health. Penn State researchers used data on diet and mental health collected […]

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Chesapeake Cleanup Partners Pledge To Fight Global Warming, But Find Cool Reception – Patch.com

12 hrs ago The governors of the states in the Chesapeake Bay drainage basin have inked a bipartisan pledge with the federal government to keep climate change from unraveling their 40-year effort to restore the estuary’s health. Some environmental groups,…

Immunotherapy Drugs So Effective that Tumors Disappear in Weeks for Head and Neck Cancer Patients in Landmark Trial

From “positive trends in survival” to “completely eradicated,” the results from a phase III cancer trial has oncologists and patients in the UK excited. An innovative combination of two immunotherapy drugs were shown to extend the life of patients with metastatic or relapsed head and neck cancer without forcing them to endure extreme chemotherapy. Around […]

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Anti-Cancer Drug Derived From Himalayan Fungus Clears Early Clinical Trials

An Oxford University study has shown that the new drug NUC-7738—a novel chemotherapy drug, derived from a fungus—has up to 40 times greater potency for killing cancer cells than its parent compound, with limited toxic side effects. The naturally-occurring nucleoside analogue known as Cordycepin (a.k.a 3’-deoxyadenosine) is found in the Himalayan fungus Cordyceps sinensis and […]

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The cost of changes in energy use in a warming world – Nature.com

NEWS AND VIEWS 13 October 2021 How will global energy usage change as Earth warms? Modelling now suggests that there will be a modest net decrease in energy consumption — but probably at the expense of human well-being in many…

Chesapeake cleanup partners pledge to fight global warming, but find cool reception – The Chesapeake Bay Journal

The governors of the states in the Chesapeake Bay drainage basin have inked a bipartisan pledge with the federal government to keep climate change from unraveling their 40-year effort to restore the estuary’s health. Some environmental groups, however, are criticizing…

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