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ADHD: genomic analysis in samples of Neanderthals and modern humans

(University of Barcelona) The frequency of genetic variants associated with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has decreased progressively in the evolutionary human lineage from the Palaeolithic to nowadays, according to a study published in the journal Scientific Reports.

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We now have the proof: greening the economy doesn’t come at the price of prosperity

Everest is once again visible from Kathmandu, after decades shrouded in pollution. Greenhouse gas emissions have fallen to levels last seen in 2006. Nature has returned to our streets with a quack and a flurry, and people are waking to…

Top 14 Examples Of Liberal Media Celebrating Pandemic’s ‘Bright Spots’

Lives have been lost, businesses have been shuttered for good, schools have been closed and millions are stressed out by the effects of coronavirus, but lefty journalists managed to find the “silver lining” to the pandemic — a cure for…

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American Protest: Global warming means more disease and illness – Daily Free Press

If I have learned anything in the past few months, it is that this country is capable of taking desperate measures to fight against desperate situations. Was it done cohesively and without complaint? No. The fact that so many Americans…

The unholy alliance of covid-19, nationalism, and climate change – MIT Technology Review

You can read our most essential coverage of the coronavirus/covid-19 outbreak for free, and also sign up for our coronavirus newsletter. But please consider subscribing to support our nonprofit journalism. Brazil immediately backed out of hosting the convention after the election of Jair Bolsonaro, and…

Coronavirus lockdowns have sent pollution plummeting. Environmentalists worry about what comes next. – NBCNews.com

Traffic-free roads, plane-free skies and widespread brick-and-mortar closings have made the planet a beneficiary of the coronavirus pandemic — but only in the short term. Li Shuo, senior climate and energy policy officer at Greenpeace in Beijing, said it’s not…

Global warming: no, the virus is not the solution! – In Defence of Marxism

The COVID-19 outbreak is rampant. As we are writing, 3 billion people are in lockdown. The economic consequences of this situation are far-reaching. In some countries, whole sectors of industry are shut down. NASA satellite images reveal drastic decreases of…

Plant protection: Communication instead of poison

(Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT) ) Increasing drought and heat seriously affect plants. In the Upper Rhine area, for example, climate change results in the development of new plant diseases, an example being Esca, a disease that causes vines to die. Researchers of Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) and partners have now launched the DialogProTec project that focuses on new approaches to plant protection without herbicides and fungicides. In collaboration with colleagues from Germany, France, and Switzerland, the researchers are conducting research in dialog with winegrowers, farmers, and industry.

Researchers Study How Forests Are Changing in Response to Global Warming – Noozhawk

Warm sunshine streams through the canopies of two blue oaks in central California. (Anna Trugman) As the climate is changing, so too are the world’s forests. From the misty redwoods in the west to the Blue Ridge forest of Appalachia,…