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Health Effects of Air Pollution in South Asia
Air pollutants, chemical contaminants and bacteria enters human body through air, water and food.
Aug 17, 2019 - 11:38:09 AM
5 things you need to know about last week’s explosion in Russia
Accidents happen. And Russia’s military looks to cover them up.
Aug 17, 2019 - 11:31:16 AM
Huge wildfires in the Arctic and far North send a planetary warning
The planet’s far North is burning. This summer, over 600 wildfires have consumed more than 2.4 million acres of forest across Alaska. Fires are also raging in northern Canada. In Siberia, choking smoke from 13 million acres – an area nearly the size of West Virginia – is blanketing towns and cities.
Aug 15, 2019 - 10:38:35 AM
Chimpanzees’ working memory is remarkably similar to our own
Working memory is central to our mental lives. It allows us to keep track of a series of previous events or actions
Aug 14, 2019 - 1:46:08 PM
Iowa Crops Look Like Food — But No One’s Eating
Inside a system that traps farmers and screws up the planet
Aug 12, 2019 - 3:21:12 PM
Kissinger Told Soviet Envoy during 1973 Arab-Israeli War: “My Nightmare is a Victory for Either Side” – The Soviet Agreed
Only days after the outbreak of the October War and not long after his confirmation as Secretary of State, Kissinger at one of his first press conferences, on 12 October 1973. During this event, he declared that the Soviet Union airlift of supplies to the Arab countries had been “moderate,” a statement that Senator Henry Jackson (D-WA) criticized. (National Archives, Still Picture Unit, Record Group 59-BP, box 35, envelope VS 1053-73 Secy’s Press Conf)
Aug 10, 2019 - 12:11:27 PM
A Tiny Magma Blob May Rewrite Earth's History of Plate Tectonics
A blob of magma entombed in a bubble smaller than the width of a human hair and found in South Africa may turn back the clock on Earth's first slow dance of the rocky slabs that make up its outer shell
Aug 8, 2019 - 11:44:14 AM
Arctic fires: “You have to go to a different planet to find a more persistent type”
Here’s a sentence for you: The Arctic is burning. Yes, that Arctic—the traditionally cold and wet one, large swaths of which are being consumed by an astonishing number of wildfires, from Russia to Greenland to Alaska.
Aug 6, 2019 - 10:51:46 AM
The INF Treaty, 1987-2019
Historic Reagan-Gorbachev arms control agreement expires today
Aug 3, 2019 - 10:25:24 AM
This Mathematician's 'Mysterious' New Method Just Solved a 30-Year-Old Problem
A mathematician has solved a 30-year-old problem at the boundary between mathematics and computer science. He used an innovative, elegant proof that has his colleagues marveling at its simplicity.
Aug 1, 2019 - 1:07:41 PM