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Sugary Drinks Increase Risk Of Cancer

People who drink lots of soda or other sugary beverages may have a higher risk of developing rare cancers in the gallbladder and bile...

Environment

Welcome To The New Normal

Temperatures have been in the mid-to-high 90s across the northeast since Thursday, plaguing the New York tri-state area, Philadelphia, Boston, Washington, D.C. and beyond. They follow a heat wave that struck...

2016 Breaking Heat Records

Each of the first six months of 2016 set a record as the warmest respective month globally in the modern temperature record, which dates...

Study Links Ice Melt To Warming Oceans

A new study has found for the first time that ocean warming is the primary cause of retreat of glaciers on the Antarctic Peninsula....

Turtles Aid Lake Michigan’s Pollution Fight

Decades of unregulated industrial waste dumping in areas of the Great Lakes have created a host of environmental and wildlife problems. Now it appears...

ENERGY

Turning CO2 Into Biofuel

Cornell University biological engineers have deciphered the cellular strategy to make the biofuel ethanol, using an anaerobic microbe feeding on carbon monoxide - a...

Electricity From Osmosis

Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale De Lausanne researchers have developed a system that generates electricity from osmosis with unparalleled efficiency. Their work, featured in Nature, uses seawater,...

Berlin Latest City To Divest From Fossil Fuels

Berlin’s parliament voted Thursday to pull its money out of coal, gas and oil companies.  The new investment policy, part of the German capital’s...
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