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Apple Watch Can Detect Arrhythmias Other Than AFib, Study Shows According to new research published this week in American Heart Association Journal, Apple Watch can detect arrhythmias other than Atrial Fibrillation (AFib). The Apple watch irregular pulse detection algorithm was found to have a positive predictive valu
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Covid can infect cells in pancreas that make insulin, research shows Results of two studies may explain why some people develop diabetes after catching the virusCoronavirus latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageCovid-19 can infect insulin-producing cells in the pancreas and change their function, potentially explai
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World's Most Dangerous Birds Were Raised by People 18,000 Years Ago Researchers studying ancient cassowary egg shells in New Guinea found signs that the sharp-taloned bird was being domesticated.
New York Times | 3 hours, 21 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Long Wildfire Seasons Also Mean Extended Periods Of Dangerous Air Quality Millions of Americans have been exposed to a tremendous rise in wildfire smoke in recent years. People in rural Northern California are seeing some of the longest periods of smoke. | 5 hours, 4 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Air Pollution Likely Cause of Up To 6 Million Premature Births, Study Finds Air pollution is likely to have been responsible for up to 6 million premature births and 3 million underweight babies worldwide every year, research shows. From a report: The analysis, which combines the results of multiple scientific studies, is the fir
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$5B conservation plan offers new approach, but faces hurdles Read full story for latest details.
Yahoo! News | 6 hours, 21 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Little Fluffy Clouds May Help Save Australia's Great Barrier Reef To slow the speed at which high temperatures and warm waters bleach the corals of the Great Barrier Reef, Australian scientists are spraying droplets of ocean water into the sky to form clouds to protect the environmental treasure. From a report: Research
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Air pollution likely cause of up to 6m premature births, study finds Global analysis of indoor and outdoor pollution also finds link to low birth weightAir pollution is likely to have been responsible for up to 6 million premature births and 3 million underweight babies worldwide every year, research shows. The analysis, w
The Guardian | 7 hours, 25 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Indigenous traditional owners win back Daintree rainforest in historic deal The worlds oldest rainforest will join landmarks like Uluru and Kakadu, where First Nations people are custodians of world heritage sitesGet our free news app; get our morning email briefingEastern Kuku Yalanji people will take formal ownership of the wor
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Greta Thunberg mocks world leaders' words at Youth4Climate Greta Thunberg, the climate activist, uses a speech to mock world leaders, including UK PM Boris Johnson.
BBC News | 9 hours, 3 minutes ago | comment? | recommend