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    CANNELTON – Bullpush Mountain isn’t a mountain anymore. It’s a flat, grassy meadow that stands out among the wooded hills…

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    The White House’s discretionary budget request released Friday includes over $1.4 billion for environmental justice initiatives, which the Biden administration…

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    An epigenetic study at the RIKEN Center for Integrative Medical Sciences shows that in mouse egg cells, modifications to histone…

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    Tick-borne encephalitis is a disease just as nasty as it sounds. Once bitten by an infected tick, some people develop…

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    Ran, the unscrewed submarine that the scientists used, heading down into the depths under the Thwaites GlacierPhoto: Filip Stedt (Getty…

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    DEC”s map of known PFAS-contaminated sites in Alaska. Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances chemicals are found in some firefighting foams and…

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

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    Electronic health record startup Canvas Medical scored $17 million in series A funding to expand its health plan partnerships and fuel…

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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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    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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    If you’ve clicked on this article, you might have experienced the following: You’re at brunch, even virtually, with one of…

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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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    Psychosocial stress — typically resulting from difficulty coping with challenging environments — may work synergistically to put women at significantly…

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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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    As the number of electric cars quickly grows—helped by policies like the $174 billion that the Biden administration wants to…

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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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    The Center for Biological Diversity filed a legal petition Thursday morning asking the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to ban a…

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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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    Last May, when a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention team visited the Seaboard Foods pork processing plant in Guymon,…

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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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    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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    Millions of gallons of water laced with fertilizer ingredients are being pumped into Florida’s Tampa Bay from a leaking reservoir…

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    Dr. Anthony Fauci thanked America’s health care workers, who “every single day put themselves at risk” during the pandemic, even…

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    Expressive language sampling (ELS) is a useful tool for measuring communication development in youth with Down syndrome, a new multi-site…

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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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    A coalition of agribusiness trade groups, the California Department of Food and Agriculture, and others launched the California Pollinator Coalition on Wednesday…

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    Short pieces of DNA — jumping genes — can bounce from one place to another in our genomes. When too…

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    Greta Thunberg, the eighteen-year-old Swedish climate activist, hasn’t decided exactly what she’ll be doing on Earth Day (April 22nd) this…

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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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    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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    Researchers from Tokyo Medical and Dental University (TMDU) demonstrate an mRNA delivery system that effectively produces BDNF protein in rat…

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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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    The New Orleans City Council expressed unanimous opposition Thursday to the planned Formosa Plastics plant in St. James Parish, raising…

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    California remains far behind its targets for addressing exposed playa around the Salton Sea, according to data released in the…

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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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    Panorama Organic is teaming with the Audubon Society to curb bird declines. getty Early this week, the Audubon Society, one…

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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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    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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