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The majestic snow-capped summits of Africaâ€™s Mount Kilimanjaro are melting quickly â€” so quickly, in fact, that the ancient mountainâ€™s ice sheet could completely disappear within 20 years.
Researchers spent two months this summer high in the Peruvian Andes and brought back two cores, the longest ever drilled from ice fields in the tropics.
Pregnant women with significant symptoms of depression tend to have a stronger biological reaction to the seasonal flu vaccine than do women with lower depression levels, according to a new study.
Researchers here have discovered the pivotal role that volcanoes played in a deadly ice age 450 million years ago.
The inflammatory response following a spinal cord injury appears to be set up to cause extra tissue damage instead of promoting healing, new research suggests.
Too much light at night can lead to symptoms of depression, according to a new study in mice.
Scientists have countered findings of previous clinical trials by showing that giving supplemental oxygen to animals during a stroke can reduce damage to brain tissue surrounding the clot.
In the quest for smaller, faster computer chips, researchers are increasingly turning to quantum mechanics -- the exotic physics of the small.
Americans think locally when they consider whether the loss of US troops overseas warrants troop withdrawals, a new nationwide study suggests.
Animals shelter officials housing lost pets that had been implanted with a microchip were able to find the owners in almost three out of four cases in a recently published national study.
Nancy Currie is an engineer, United States Army officer, and a NASA astronaut. She was born Nancy Jane Sherlock on December 29, 1958 in Wilmington, Delaware. She moved to Troy, Ohio as a child and graduated from Troy High School in 1977. She then went on to attend Ohio State University where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biological Science in 1980. From there she continued her education by earning a Master of Science degree in Safety Engineering from the University of Southern...
- A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.
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