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Loss Of Tropical Forests Will Have ‘Terrifying’ Climate Impact
The effect of losing intact tropical forests is more devastating on the climate than previously thought, researchers report. A new international study reveals that between 2000 and 2013, the clearance of intact tropical forests led to much higher lev
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Nutritional Supplements Lower Child Mortality
When children receive nutritional supplements rich in vitamins, minerals, and essential fatty acids, mortality drops significantly, researchers report. More than half of child deaths worldwide stem from preventable causes, such as adverse effects fro
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Why The Nile River Hasn’t Changed Course In 30 Million Years
Scientists have finally solved the geologic mystery of the Nile River’s unchanging path. And they made another discovery: the river is about 30 million years old—six times as old as previously believed. Ancient Egyptians considered the Nile River to