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Climate change is making hundreds of diseases much worse – Nature.com

Floods, such as this one in Bangladesh, can increase the risk and severity of infectious diseases.Credit: Mamun Hossain/AFP/Getty Climate change has exacerbated more than 200 infectious diseases and dozens of non-transmissible conditions, such as poisonous-snake bites, according to an analysis1….

Trudeau Is Now Attacking Canada’s Farmers With IPCC-Driven Mandates

To flip a very famous phrase: now is the summer of our discontent. Toronto — always yearning to be a world-renowned city, but not in this way — has had its main airport deemed the “world’s worst.” The government of…

Opinion | The Cruel Irony of Inhalers That Make Climate Change Worse – The New York Times

Drought and extreme heat, both exacerbated by climate change, have paved the way for prime fire conditions across the Western United States. As wildfire season ramps up and smoke re-emerges as a serious health threat, experts are encouraging people to…

These Micro-robots Can Clean Teeth By Shapeshifting into Toothbrush or Floss Forms

In a few years, you may just be throwing away your dental care kit, replacing it with a totally science-fiction shapeshifting robot that acts as a toothbrush, rinse, and dental floss in one. The technology is poised to offer a new and automated way to perform the mundane but critical daily tasks of brushing and […]

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Patrick Michaels, climate change contrarian, dies at 72 – The Washington Post

Listen 7 min Gift Article Patrick J. Michaels, a climatologist who became a lightning rod in debates around climate change, reviled by activists and revered among skeptics for using his academic pedigree to challenge the broad scientific consensus on the…

Heat waves overlap as warming climate makes extreme temperatures more likely – NBC News

Though they are unfolding simultaneously, the heat events in the U.S. and U.K. are independent, said Ben Zaitchik, a professor in the Earth and planetary sciences department at Johns Hopkins University who studies extreme heat. But both are made more…

Microscopic Robots Made from White Blood Cells Could Treat and Prevent Life-Threatening Illnesses

White blood cells have been made into a kind of micro-robot that could treat and prevent life threatening scientists in China. The tiny, laser-guided machines are made from white blood cells called neutrophils—and are set, the scientists think, to revolutionize medicine. Named ‘neutrobots’, they can deliver drugs to precise locations in the body after being […]

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Vitamin D Could Help Protect Women Against and Even Reverse Ovarian Cancer — Study

Researchers believe vitamin D could be key in preventing ovarian cancer, one of the most lethal, as they found it stopped a key transformation in the metastasis of the cancer. Furthermore, vitamin D actively reversed a process by which ovarian cancer turns the host’s defenses against them, suggesting it could also be key as part […]

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Opinion: From global crises to demagogues, pondering life at 80 – Austin American-Statesman

I will turn 80 in August. I have seen the best and worst of America in those eight decades. I watched in awe as Apollo astronauts shot for the moon. I interviewed researchers who made amazing advances in medicine, technology,…

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