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New Study Suggests Mouthwash Can Kill Coronavirus in Saliva in 30 Seconds

Along with hand washing and other hygiene measures, mouthwash could become a routine part of people’s daily habits after preliminary lab tests from the University of Cardiff found it can combat coronavirus in 30 seconds.  These results, which are yet to be peer-reviewed, stem from a 12-week study where it’s been found that mouthwashes containing at […]

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Gutfeld Rips John Kerry As Climate Czar: ‘Biden Mistook Him For A Tree’

Fox News host Greg Gutfeld Tuesday dismissed President-elect Joe Biden’s cabinet picks and said he selected former Secretary of State John Kerry as his “climate czar because he mistook him for a tree.” “First there’s Kerry — what the morticians…


SEA-LEVEL RISE: Miami Beach plans an underwater park

For those with vivid imagination, climate change in South Florida could follow a B-grade film script, the kind of pulse-pounding, get-out-of-the-water screamer found on Netflix after Thanksgiving dinner.


TRANSITION: Yellen, top pick for Treasury, sees carbon tax as a solution

President-elect Joe Biden is set to tap Janet Yellen as his Treasury secretary, a pick that could play a defining role in U.S. efforts to slash carbon emissions and prepare the economy for the realities of a warming world.

Offshore submarine freshwater discovery raises hopes for islands worldwide

(University of Hawaii at Manoa) Twice as much freshwater is stored offshore of Hawai’i Island than previously thought, revealed a University of Hawai’i study with important implications for volcanic islands around the world. An extensive reservoir of freshwater within the submarine southern flank of the Hualālai aquifer was mapped by researchers with Hawai’i EPSCoR ‘Ike Wai project, showing a way in which substantial volumes of freshwater are transported from onshore to offshore submarine aquifers along the coast of Hawai’i Island.

Electromagnetic imaging reveals freshwater cache off Hawai’ian coast

(American Association for the Advancement of Science) Pointing toward a much-needed future reservoir of freshwater for the island of Hawai’i in the face of climate-driven drought, electromagnetic images of the island have revealed multilayered basalt, ash and soil formations that serve as a previously unknown conduit to move freshwater offshore to the submarine flank of the island.

From fins to limbs and water to land

(Harvard University) The study shows how and when the first groups of land explorers became better walkers than swimmers. The analysis spans the fin-to-limb transition and reconstructs the evolution of terrestrial movement in early tetrapods.