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    Public Eye, the investigative NGO based in Switzerland, calls paraquat the world’s deadliest weedkiller. There’s new research on the impact…

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    I’ve been a member of a worthy non-profit, The Society of Environmental Journalists (SEJ), since one year after its 1991…

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    It was as if, having spent his life required to walk two steps behind his wife and never being able…

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    Researchers at the Francis Crick Institute have found that blocking a specific protein could increase tumour sensitivity to treatment with…

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    New research has uncovered a surprising role for so-called “jumping” genes that are a source of genetic mutations responsible for…

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    Income inequality could grow worse, the report said, tying it at times to information inequality. The “trust gap” between an…

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    The first large study showing that leisure time physical activity and occupational physical activity have opposite, and independent, associations with…

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    SECOND NATUREScenes From a World Remade By Nathaniel Rich On average, an American man puts 85 man-made chemicals into his…

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    In the wake of the Atlanta shooting that killed eight people, six of them Asian women, President Biden introduced six…

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    While hospitals post a mixed record on complying with a major price transparency rule, the Biden administration has not announced…

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    As demonstrated by multiple studies over the years, women who breastfeed have a lower risk for developing cardiovascular disease and…

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    This week the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said that racism seriously threatens public health. The move is…

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    The bottom line on all three remains positive. In laboratory tests, vaccines are just as effective against the variant identified…

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    Vesta Healthcare, a digital health platform focused on home-based care, pulled in $65 million in growth capital to help it…

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    President Biden proposed an ambitious budget for the next federal fiscal year that includes more money for fighting the opioid…

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    Each year in mid-June, Father John, dressed in long black robes, heads to the small boat harbor on St. Paul,…

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    An international research team led by Monash University has uncovered a new technique that could speed up recovery from bone…

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    In some men, having traditional masculine characteristics such as competitiveness and adventurousness was linked to being better fathers to infants,…

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    Giant 3D printers for construction can help make housing more affordable—as in a neighborhood in Austin, Texas, where a 33-foot-long…

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    Researchers at the Obesity Research Unit of the University of Helsinki have found that obesity clearly reduces mitochondrial gene expression…

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    A team of scientists has analyzed how microbes in the gut process the plant-based, sulfur-containing sugar sulfoquinovose. Their study discovered…

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    For the millions of people worldwide who have sickle cell disease, there are only a few treatment options, which include…

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    According to the World Health Organization (WHO), depression is a common illness globally. It affects about 264 million people worldwide,…

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    New transmission lines would play a key role in carrying wind and solar power across the country to replace electricity…

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    Eye issues can stem from a variety of different things and there’s no question that vitamin deficiencies can cause eye problems.…

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    In late January, the multibillionaire Elon Musk took to Twitter and abruptly announced, “Am donating $100M towards a prize for…

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    You may be surprised at the secret ingredient here: Avocado, which deepens the chocolate flavor and adds creaminess. These bites…

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    The forecasters are calling for 17 named storms, compared with an average of 12.1, and eight hurricanes, compared with an…

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    Cells from individuals with Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) were found to have higher than expected rates of methylation at specific…

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    Here at SELF, beyond sturdy sports bras and sneakers, leggings are hands down the most essential part of our workout…

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    Two federal health agencies intend to scrutinize connection between two hot-button health issues. Toxic PFAS chemicals have been detected at…

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    The daughter of an internist in the Bronx, the father of a nurse practitioner in Southern California and the son…

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    Fewer than 10 transgender athletes, female or male, have sought to play on public high school sport teams that align…

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    Kristin Novotny once led an active life, with regular CrossFit workouts and football in the front yard with her children…

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    A dysfunctional immune system significantly contributes to the development of cancer. Several therapeutic strategies to activate the immune system to…

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    Increasingly, Brazilian environmental researchers, academics and officials appear to be coming under fire for their scientific work or views, sometimes…

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    Scientists have made a pivotal breakthrough in understanding the way in which cells communicate with each other. A team of…

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    Thanks to a unique collaboration between the Tahltan Nation, the B.C. government, a mining company and non-profit environmental organizations, an…

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    Pioneering research led by experts from the University of Exeter’s Living Systems Institute has provided new insight into formation of…

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    A broad coalition of landowners, conservation advocates and First Nations community members has requested Minister of Environment and Climate Change…

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    Powerful algorithms used by Netflix, Amazon and Facebook can ‘predict’ the biological language of cancer and neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s,…

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    For thousands of years of human agriculture, the intrinsic nature of a seed — the capacity to reproduce itself —…

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    The full assembly of human chromosome 8 is reported this week in Nature. While on the outside this chromosome looks…

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    While it isn’t surprising that infants and children love to look at people’s movements and faces, recent research from Rochester…

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    “Saying ‘Oh, there’s locusts in northern Kenya’ doesn’t help at all,” Mr. Cressman said. “We need longitude and latitude coordinates…

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    Five-star ratings are no guarantee to lead you to the perfect barber who truly understands your hair or to the…

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    Scientists could be a step closer to finding a way to reduce the impact of traumatic memories, according to a…

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    Seagrasses store more than twice as much carbon and as land forests – but human activity is killing them off…

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    Damage to the autism-associated gene Dyrk1a, sets off a cascade of problems in developing mouse brains, resulting in abnormal growth-factor…

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    Sundry Photography/iStockBy Stephanie Ebbs and Elizabeth Schulze (WASHINGTON) — In the weeks leading up to Earth Day shoppers will see…

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