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New Model Predicts the Peaks of the COVID-19 Pandemic

As of late May, COVID-19 has killed more than 325,000 people around the world. 

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Smart Windows that Self-Illuminate on Rainy Days

Smart windows that automatically change colors depending on the intensity of sunlight are gaining attention as they can reduce energy bills by blocking off sun’s visible rays during summer. 

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Two-Thirds of Tropical Forests ‘Under Threat in Next Decade’

Tropical forests can develop resistance o a warmer climate, but 71 per cent will come under threat in the next decade if global average temperatures reach two degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels, a new study warns.

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Global Survey Identifies Learning Opportunities Related to the Health Impacts of Climate Change

An international survey of Global Consortium on Climate and Health Education (GCCHE) membership found that the majority of members—health professions schools and programs, including medical, nursing, and public health—offer learning opportunities related to the health impacts of climate change, yet many also encountered challenges in instituting or developing curricula. 

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When COVID-19 Meets Flu Season

As if the COVID-19 pandemic isn’t scary enough, flu season is not far away. 

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A Rising Tide of Marine Disease? How Parasites Respond to a Warming World

Warming events are increasing in magnitude and severity, threatening many ecosystems worldwide. 

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The World’s Forests Are Getting Younger and Shorter, Research Finds

Climate change is altering the age and structure of the world’s forests, driving an increase in younger and shorter trees over the last century, according to a new study published in the journal Science.

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A May Landslide in Alaska

Warm spring weather may have helped trigger a landslide on Yudi Peak.

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NASA Supercomputers Power COVID-19 Research

NASA is flexing its supercomputing muscle to help crack some of the most pressing questions surrounding COVID-19, from basic science on how the virus interacts with cells in the human body to genetic risk factors to screening for potential therapeutic drugs.

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Study: Climate Researchers Offer Global Perspective on Forest Tree Growth

When it comes to the fight against global warming, our forests offer a valuable service.

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