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Grandpa’s Soap Alive And Kicking

Environmental and human health concerns about the endocrine disrupting antimicrobials triclosan (TCS) and triclocarban (TCC) may get some traction thanks to a new study, appearing in Environmental Science & Technology, by researchers at Arizona State University. Researcher Rolf Halden, executing a deft feat of environmental detective work, has traced back these active ingredients of soaps […]

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Ancient Proto-Eyes Turned-On By Moonlight

Australian and Israeli researchers from the ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies (CoECRS) have discovered what makes moonlight a catalyst for romance. They have identified ancient light-sensitive genes, known as a cryptochromes, that occur in corals, fish and humans which are responsible for triggering the annual mass spawning of Great Barrier Reef corals […]

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Mass Extinctions In Peru Due To Climate Change

The new century may bring hundreds or even thousands of plant and animal extinctions to the Andes Mountains of Peru according to new research by Florida Institute of Technology Paleo-Ecologist Mark Bush. Bush’s findings, chronicled in the journal Science, result from the study of the first continuous record of Andean climate change during the past […]

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