Health and Human Services climate office has no funding – The Washington Post
Listen 7 min Comment on this story Comment Gift Article A week after taking office, President Biden signed a sweeping executive order that established a new federal office focused on addressing the health consequences of climate change, which disproportionately affects…
Researchers magnify hidden biological structures with MAGNIFIERS
A research team has combined two emerging imaging technologies to better view a wide range of biomolecules, including proteins, lipids and DNA, at the nanoscale. Their technique brings together expansion microscopy and stimulated Raman scattering microscopy.
Covid Pandemic And Climate Change Facts: Fact Checking The Fact Checkers – Forbes
RUSSIA-MANIPULATED PICTURE-YEZHOV From left to right: Kliment Vorochilov, Vyacheslav Molotov, Josef … [+] Stalin and Nikolai Iejov aka Nikolai Yezhov, pose at the shore of the the Moscow -Volga Canal, in 1937. Yezhov was the senior figure in the NKVD…
Genetics Research Uncovers New Hope For People With Stuttering Conditions
More than 2.5 million Americans have a chronic condition arising in early childhood that can negatively impact their education, job performance, and employability well into adulthood. There is no known cure, and existing treatments are often minimally effective. Yet for those with persistent, developmental stuttering, there is new hope, thanks to groundbreaking research led by […]
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Blood from marathoner mice boosts brain function in their couch-potato counterparts
Researchers have shown that blood from young adult mice that are getting lots of exercise benefits the brains of same-aged, sedentary mice. A single protein in the blood of exercising mice seems largely responsible for that benefit.
Another Climate Change Threat: Valley Fever – altaonline.com
Cough, fatigue, shortness of breath—is it COVID-19? The flu? In certain hotter, drier regions like California’s Central Valley (which includes Fresno and Bakersfield) and Arizona, it might be valley fever, an infection caused by the Coccidioides fungus. The illness has…
Eating sustainably is one of the easiest ways to combat climate change, experts say – ABC News
The power of the fork has never been so profound. As temperatures around the world continue to warm at alarming rates, individuals are asking themselves what lifestyle changes they can make to mitigate greenhouse gas emissions. The largest impacts lie…
Biden Opens New Federal Office for Climate Change, Health and Equity – The New York Times
WASHINGTON — Amid deadly heat waves and new evidence showing that wildfire smoke may contribute to premature births, the Biden administration is creating a new federal office to address the health consequences of climate change and their disproportionate effects on…
Blocking how the malaria parasite suppresses the immune response
(Ohio State University) The parasites that cause severe malaria are well-known for the sinister ways they infect humans, but new research may lead to drugs that could block one of their most reliable weapons: interference with the immune response.
Researchers surprised to find bacterial parasites behind rise of ‘super bugs’
(University of Pittsburgh) Contrary to popular belief, early bacterial evolution is not driven by random-point mutations.