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To fight climate change, we may have to return to the age of airships

At this point, staving off climate change is probably not a matter of gentle tweaks and nudges. We may have to give up cars completely. And our diets are in for a major overhaul. But one proposal floated by Austrian…

Evolution designed by parasites

(University of Chicago Press Journals) In ‘Invisible Designers: Brain Evolution Through the Lens of Parasite Manipulation,’ published in the September 2019 issue of The Quarterly Review of Biology, Marco Del Giudice explores an overlooked aspect of the relationship between parasites and their hosts by systematically discussing the ways in which parasitic behavior manipulation may encourage the evolution of mechanisms in the host’s nervous and endocrine systems.

Wild giraffes are suffering a 'silent extinction'

Earth’s tallest animal is in deep trouble. Wild giraffe populations are plummeting due to poaching and habitat loss, with survey data showing the mammals’ numbers have fallen more than 40 percent over the last 30 years. And unlike the well-known…

Britain Has Been Brainwashed By The Sinister Green Religion Of Climate Change

Over half British adults claim to be ‘very concerned’ about climate change. According to an Ipsos MORI poll conducted for the London Evening Standard, 85 percent are ‘concerned’ and 52 percent ‘very concerned’. And the figures are going up. According…

Discovery of ‘hidden’ outbreak hints that Zika virus can spread silently

(Scripps Research Institute) Just when international fears of contracting Zika began to fade in 2017, an undetected outbreak was peaking in Cuba — a mere 300 miles off the coast of Miami. A team of scientists at Scripps Research, working in concert with several other organizations, uncovered the hidden outbreak by overlaying air-travel patterns with genomic sequencing of virus samples from infected travelers. The discovery is featured on the cover of the Aug. 22, 2019 issue of Cell.