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Good News: Groundbreaking kidney transplant technique and ‘Nemo’s Highway’ for marine creatures

Good News: Groundbreaking kidney transplant technique and ‘Nemo’s Highway’ for marine creatures

Another week, another five reasons to be cheerful about this weekend. These are our picks from what is going well in the world. A Parisian restaurant turning unwanted food into high-class meals for those most in need. A massive pilot project could see the working week reduced to four days. EU workplaces can expect an …

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Study Shows that Saltier Ocean Could Prevent Earth From Freezing

Study Shows that Saltier Ocean Could Prevent Earth From Freezing

The study may have answered the mystery of the feeble young sun, which glowed 20% brighter in Archean eras. Even though the Sun burned 20% brighter on early Earth, fossil evidence suggests that our planet had warm, shallow oceans where stromatolites – microbial mats – flourished. New research may have solved the “faint young Sun …

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Swimming during weekend heat risky, officials urge caution.

Swimming during weekend heat risky, officials urge caution.

Officials in Washington State are begging residents to use extreme caution if their plans include swimming during this weekend’s heat spike. Despite temperatures that are expected to range about 10-15 degrees higher than typical for this time of year, water temperatures will still be very cold, making hypothermia a real risk. Hypothermia becomes a risk …

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The Collapse of an Atlantic Ocean Current Would Ripple Across The World, Says Study

The Collapse of an Atlantic Ocean Current Would Ripple Across The World, Says Study

Climate change is slowing down the conveyor belt of ocean currents that brings warm water from the tropics up to the North Atlantic. Our research, published today (June 6) in Nature Climate Changelooks at the profound consequences to global climate if this Atlantic conveyor collapses entirely. We found the collapse of this system – called …

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