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The World’s Tropical Zone Is Expanding, And We Should All Be Worried

The World’s Tropical Zone Is Expanding, And We Should All Be Worried

motherearth July 1, 2017 Comments Off on The World’s Tropical Zone Is Expanding, And We Should All Be Worried

The Tropics are defined as the area of Earth where the Sun is directly overhead at least once a year – the zone between the Tropics of Cancer and Capricorn. However, tropical climates occur within a larger

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A New Tool Could Help Us Finally Eliminate Animal Testing

A New Tool Could Help Us Finally Eliminate Animal Testing

motherearth July 1, 2017 Comments Off on A New Tool Could Help Us Finally Eliminate Animal Testing

Researchers from the University of Leeds and Avacta Life Sciences have developed a new tool for studying biological molecules and processes, one of which could replace animal-derived antibodies. Affirmer proteins can bind tightly to molecules just

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NASA Creates Colorful Clouds For Science

NASA Creates Colorful Clouds For Science

motherearth June 30, 2017 Comments Off on NASA Creates Colorful Clouds For Science

You’re familiar with the weather patterns in the skies above your head. The movement, size and color of clouds offer a sense of what’s going on outside before you even step out the door.

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One Day, Humans Could Live To 150 Years Or Beyond

One Day, Humans Could Live To 150 Years Or Beyond

motherearth June 30, 2017 Comments Off on One Day, Humans Could Live To 150 Years Or Beyond

If you could, would you want to live forever? If your answer is yes, there’s some encouraging news. A new study out of McGill University in Canada that looked at the lifespans of the

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Scientists May Have Recovered the 8th Wonder of the World

Scientists May Have Recovered the 8th Wonder of the World

motherearth June 27, 2017 Comments Off on Scientists May Have Recovered the 8th Wonder of the World

Scientists may have “re-discovered” the Eighth Wonder of the World buried beneath roughly 131-years worth of volcanic ash. This wonder is the Pink and White Terraces of New Zealand, located in the Waimangu Volcanic

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NASA: Goop’s ‘Healing Stickers’ Are An Expensive “Load Of BS”

NASA: Goop’s ‘Healing Stickers’ Are An Expensive “Load Of BS”

motherearth June 24, 2017 Comments Off on NASA: Goop’s ‘Healing Stickers’ Are An Expensive “Load Of BS”

Gwyneth Paltrow’s “modern lifestyle brand” Goop offers customers a range of tips, tricks, and products to make their lives better and healthier — some which are polarizing or just plain weird. For instance, the Goop

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Scientists See Evidence of a Mystery Planet in Our Solar System

Scientists See Evidence of a Mystery Planet in Our Solar System

motherearth June 23, 2017 Comments Off on Scientists See Evidence of a Mystery Planet in Our Solar System

It has long been believed that at least one, if not several, distant planets orbit our Sun. But telescopes on Earth cannot see them beyond all the cosmic dust and debris. All scientists have

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US National Parks Prepare for the 2017 Total Solar Eclipse

US National Parks Prepare for the 2017 Total Solar Eclipse

motherearth June 23, 2017 Comments Off on US National Parks Prepare for the 2017 Total Solar Eclipse

On Aug. 21, 2017, a total solar eclipse will cross the continental U.S. and briefly cast a shadow over 21 of the nation’s national parks. The celestial event, sometimes called the Great American Total

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Temple Study: Extra-Virgin Olive Oil Preserves Memory & Protects Brain Against Alzheimer’s

Temple Study: Extra-Virgin Olive Oil Preserves Memory & Protects Brain Against Alzheimer’s

motherearth June 22, 2017 Comments Off on Temple Study: Extra-Virgin Olive Oil Preserves Memory & Protects Brain Against Alzheimer’s

The Mediterranean diet, rich in plant-based foods, is associated with a variety of health benefits, including a lower incidence of dementia. Now, researchers at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University (LKSOM)

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Why Is Sunscreen A Threat To Coral Reefs?

Why Is Sunscreen A Threat To Coral Reefs?

motherearth June 21, 2017 Comments Off on Why Is Sunscreen A Threat To Coral Reefs?

Is the sunscreen you’re about to lather on coral reef-friendly? That’s the question marine scientists are hoping people will ask themselves in the future before jumping in to explore one of the ocean’s great

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