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NASA’s Aqua Satellite Finds a Weaker Chantal, Now a Depression

Over the last day, winds outside of Tropical Storm Chantal have been weakening the storm in the North Atlantic Ocean.

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Mechanical Forces Impact Immune Response in The Lungs

When the body is fending off an infection, there are changes in temperature, pH balance, and metabolism.

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Wildfires Are Raging in the Amazon, Adding to Widespread Global Blazes

Wildfires are burning in the Brazil’s Amazon rainforest at their highest rate in years, according to new research.

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Using Black Carbon as Tracer to Track Pollution from Cooking

Cooking organic aerosol (COA) is one of the most important primary sources of pollution in urban environments.

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Using CRISPR to Program Gels with New Functions

The CRISPR genome-editing system is best-known for its potential to correct disease-causing mutations and add new genes into living cells.

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What’s Killing Sea Otters? Scientists Pinpoint Parasite Strain

Many wild southern sea otters in California are infected with the parasite Toxoplasma gondii, yet the infection is fatal for only a fraction of sea otters, which has long puzzled the scientific community.

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How Memories Form and Fade

Why is it that you can remember the name of your childhood best friend that you haven't seen in years yet easily forget the name of a person you just met a moment ago? 

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Study Shows Frying Oil Consumption Worsened Colon Cancer and Colitis in Mice

Foods fried in vegetable oil are popular worldwide, but research about the health effects of this cooking technique has been largely inconclusive and focused on healthy people. 

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Pollution and Winter Linked with Rise in Heart Attack Treatment

Heavily polluted areas have a higher rate of angioplasty procedures to treat blocked arteries than areas with clean air, according to research to be presented at ESC Congress 2019 together with the World Congress of Cardiology.

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100-Year Floods Could Soon Happen Annually in Parts of U.S., Study Finds

As global temperatures continue to rise, 100-year floods could become annual occurrences in parts of the United States, according to new research published in the journal Nature Communications.

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