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Obama says world must speed climate change fight
1/9/2015 7:35
Obama says world must speed climate change fightUS President Barack Obama warned Monday that climate change is no longer a problem of the future, but rather a challenge for now and one that will define the next century.
Adapt or die: Arctic animals cope with climate change
1/9/2015 7:29
Adapt or die: Arctic animals cope with climate changeWhen it comes to coping with climate change in the Arctic region, which is warming at three times the global average, some animals are more equal than others.
Smoking rate among US adults drops to 15 percent
1/9/2015 7:43
The number of cigarette smokers in the United States has dropped to about 15 percent of the population, its lowest point in decades, US health authorities said Tuesday.
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Smoking rate among US adults drops to 15 percentSmoking rate among US adults drops to 15 percent
1/9/2015 7:43
The number of cigarette smokers in the United States has dropped to about 15 percent of the population, its lowest point in decades, US health authorities said Tuesday.
 
Obama says world must speed climate change fightObama says world must speed climate change fight
1/9/2015 7:35
US President Barack Obama warned Monday that climate change is no longer a problem of the future, but rather a challenge for now and one that will define the next century.
 
Adapt or die: Arctic animals cope with climate changeAdapt or die: Arctic animals cope with climate change
1/9/2015 7:29
When it comes to coping with climate change in the Arctic region, which is warming at three times the global average, some animals are more equal than others.
 
What killed Knut the polar bear? Study offers 'closure'What killed Knut the polar bear? Study offers 'closure'
31/8/2015 12:21
Thrust into the spotlight during his short life, Knut the polar bear's celebrity has outlived his dramatic drowning in 2011 - as has the medical mystery surrounding his demise.
 
Healthy workplace tied to fewer obese young workersHealthy workplace tied to fewer obese young workers
31/8/2015 12:04
Workplaces that encourage healthy lifestyle practices are tied to fewer obese employees among millennials, according to a new study.
 
European heart experts okay longer use of blood thinnersEuropean heart experts okay longer use of blood thinners
31/8/2015 12:00
European heart experts on Saturday endorsed the potential use of multiple blood thinning drugs for heart attack patients beyond one year, in a move that may boost demand for AstraZeneca's Brilinta.
 
Beijing deploys monkeys and falcons for war parade: reportBeijing deploys monkeys and falcons for war parade: report
31/8/2015 11:29
China's air force has called monkeys and falcons into service to ensure safe skies for a huge military parade this week to mark Japan's defeat in World War II, reports said.
 
First trial targeting mutation, not cancer type, gives mixed resultsFirst trial targeting mutation, not cancer type, gives mixed results
20/8/2015 11:44
A powerful skin cancer drug may also be effective against lung cancer and other types of malignancies, according to a novel study that focused on a gene mutation seen in many kinds of tumors.
 
Nearly complete brain grown in US lab: universityNearly complete brain grown in US lab: university
20/8/2015 11:14
An almost complete version of a tiny human brain has been grown in a US lab in a move that could bring major strides to the treatment of neurological diseases, a scientist says.
 
Obesity 'master-switch' in genes may be turned off: studyObesity 'master-switch' in genes may be turned off: study
20/8/2015 10:59
Scientists have identified a genetic master-switch that makes some people more prone to obesity than others, and research out Wednesday suggests it can be turned off, possibly leading to weight loss.
 
Asian tiger mosquitoes spotted in ParisAsian tiger mosquitoes spotted in Paris
20/8/2015 10:12
Asian tiger mosquitoes, known to carry deadly diseases including dengue fever and chikungunya, were spotted in Paris for the second year running this summer, a local French health agency said.
 
Endangered micro-bat found in SydneyEndangered micro-bat found in Sydney
20/8/2015 8:45
Australia’s only species of the endangered fishing bat, or micro-bat, have been recorded breeding and roosting in Sydney, surprising researchers.
 
E-cigarettes are 95 percent less harmful than tobacco: UK studyE-cigarettes are 95 percent less harmful than tobacco: UK study
19/8/2015 7:59
Electronic cigarettes are around 95 percent less harmful than tobacco and should be promoted as a tool to help smokers quit, a study by an agency of Britain's Department of Health said on Wednesday.
 
Giant panda gives birth in MalaysiaGiant panda gives birth in Malaysia
19/8/2015 7:56
A giant panda leant by China to Malaysia has given birth to a cub in captivity, Prime Minister Najib Razak said Tuesday, following a diplomatically tough year between the two countries.
 
Cholera, climate change fuel Haiti's humanitarian crisis: UNCholera, climate change fuel Haiti's humanitarian crisis: UN
19/8/2015 7:47
Climate change, cholera and the return of thousands of emigrants from the neighboring Dominican Republican are fueling a humanitarian crisis in Haiti, the UN warned Tuesday.
 


 

 


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