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Fussell/Green: Population peak is in sight. What lessons does that have for climate change? – Rochester Post Bulletin

In the 1960s and ‘70s, global population growth was a huge concern. Scientists and the popular press spoke of a population explosion that threatened to cause famine, poverty and depletion of the Earth’s natural resources. The world’s population had grown…

The Humble Potato Could Hold the Key to Beating Hospital Superbugs as Well as Crop Diseases

The humble potato, which contains a natural antibiotic that destroys harmful bacteria, could hold the key to beating hospital superbugs in the future, according to research from a multinational team of researchers in Europe. The compound, called solanimycin, combats a host of fungi that wreak havoc on crops. In these recent experiments, it killed Candida […]

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He Invented a $2 Paper Microscope For Remote Lab Work So Scientists Don’t Have to Haul Heavy Equipment

A young scientist who worked in the jungles of Thailand has been awarded a national prize for his invention of a $2 paper microscope that can be taken on field expeditions. If a scientist wants to study something at the microscopic level, they need a microscope, which if they are deep in the Amazon Rainforest […]

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Living and doing business with climate change – Manila Bulletin

WALA LANG CLIMATE CHANGE IS REAL Navigating a street in Malabon (photo from Google Images) An abstract concept is what most of us think of climate change, interesting only to scientists and divorced from the daily concerns of people making…

Media Push Ridiculous Claim Climate Change Exacerbating Spread Of Diseases

Citing a single new study, the corporate media was abuzz recently with stories claiming climate change is likely to cause the spread of a variety of diseases, including often deadly or debilitating insect-borne diseases. This is false. The study’s claims…

Global warming could affect children’s fitness – UPI News

Children are not as physically fit as their parents were when they were kids, and this will likely harm them as the Earth warms, new research claims. The findings are based on a comprehensive review of more than 150 studies…

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