Brace yourselves, allergy suffers – new research shows pollen season is going to get a lot longer and more intense with climate change. Our latest study finds that the US will face up to a 200 percent increase in total pollen this century if the world continues producing carbon dioxide emissions from vehicles, power plants … Read more
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Everyone wants to live longer. And we’re often told that the key to doing this is making healthier lifestyle choices, such as exercising, avoiding smoking, and not drinking too much alcohol. Studies have also shown that diet can increase lifespan. A new study has found that eating healthier could extend lifespan by six to … Read more
Common bottlenose dolphins identify themselves with a unique call, but these whistles may carry extra information through variations in volume Life 28 December 2021 By Christa Lesté-Lasserre Bottlenose dolphins are highly social creatures Brad Leue / Alamy Common bottlenose dolphins alter their volume throughout their signature whistles, perhaps as a way to communicate additional information … Read more
During the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic, Jay Van Bavel, a psychologist at New York University, wanted to identify the social factors that best predict a person’s support for public-health measures, such as physical distancing or closing restaurants. He had a handful of collaborators ready to collect survey data. But because the pandemic was … Read more
This article was originally published at The Conversation. The publication contributed the article to Space.com’s Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights. Hal Drakesmith, Professor of Iron Biology, University of Oxford Jon Wade, Associate Professor of Planetary Materials, University of Oxford Our red blood is full of iron. We need iron for growth and for immunity. It is even added … Read more