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University Of Nebraska, Climate Change, Nuclear blast, nuclear bomb, nuclear bomb tests, Environmental Science, Famine, Drought, Geopolitics, Political Science, Nuclear Proliferation, Environment

Why a Single Nuke's Impact Shouldn't Only Be Measured in Megatons

In a new report, a group of University of Nebraska experts determine that a single nuclear warhead could cause devastating climate change, resulting in widespread drought and famine that could cost a billion lives.

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Phthalate, Phthalates, Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease, Diabetes, Type 2 Diabetes, Hypertension, Blood Pressure, High Blood Pressure, inflammatory biomarkers, Toxicology, Diet, Lifestyle, Aging, Environmental Health

Everyday Chemicals Linked to Chronic Disease in Men

Chemicals found in everyday plastics materials are linked to cardiovascular disease, type-2 diabetes and high blood pressure in men, according to Australian researchers.

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Nanotechnology, Chloroform, Graphene, nanoporous material, Public Health, surface acoustic waves, Trihalomethanes, Water Quality Research, Water Purification

Clean Water That’s ‘Just Right’ with Sandia Sensor Solution

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Working with Parker Hannifin, Sandia National Laboratories combined basic research on an interesting form of carbon with a unique microsensor to make an easy-to-use, table-top tool that quickly and cheaply detects disinfection byproducts in our drinking water before it reaches consumers.

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Chinese Enterprises Commit to Wildlife Conservation in Uganda

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At a landmark forum co-hosted by the China Enterprise Chamber of Commerce Uganda (CECCU) and the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), CECCU declared that Chinese enterprises operating in Uganda would support wildlife conservation.

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Northwestern University, Research, Infancy, Genetics, Health

How Babies’ Environments Lead to Poor Health Later

New Northwestern University research underscores how environmental conditions early in development can cause inflammation in adulthood — an important risk factor for a wide range of diseases of aging, including cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, autoimmune diseases and dementia.

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How Babies’ Environments Lead to Poor Health Later

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New Northwestern University research underscores how environmental conditions early in development can cause inflammation in adulthood -- an important risk factor for a wide range of diseases of aging, including cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, autoimmune diseases and dementia.

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Breast Cancer, Pregnancy, High Fat Diet, genetic, Oncology, Environmental Factors

Animal Study Finds High-Fat Diet in Pregnancy Increases Breast Cancer Risk Over Generations

Feeding pregnant female mice a diet high in fat derived from common corn oil resulted in genetic changes that substantially increased breast cancer susceptibility in three generations of female offspring, reports a team of researchers led by scientists at Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center.

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Antibiotic Resistance, University of Birmingham

New Study Links Antibiotic Resistance to Common Household Disinfectant Triclosan

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Scientists from the University of Birmingham and Norwich Research Park have discovered a link between a major mechanism of antibiotic resistance and resistance to the disinfectant triclosan which is commonly found in domestic products.

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West Nile Virus, Predictive Modeling, mosquito control

Keep Your Guard Up Against West Nile Virus, Say South Dakota Scientists

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West Nile Virus, Predictive Modeling, mosquito surveillance, mosquito control, NASA Applied Science Public Health and Air Quality Program, South Dakota Department of Health, Earth imaging satellites

Keep Your Guard Up Against West Nile Virus

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Use insect repellent and wear protective clothing when we’re outside in the evening— even when it doesn’t feel like mosquitoes are biting. It’s West Nile Virus season!







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