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The migration of ancient indigenous peoples to South America is a complex story

We know that (excluding the poles) the Americas were the last two continents humans called home. We also know that archaeologically neither North America nor South America was inhabited so long ago – specifically, only about 25,000 years ago. Modern humans congregated in Central Asia, around Mongolia, then traveled to North America during a period …

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Study reveals Britain’s greenest cities – and they’re all in the south

A new study revealing Britain’s greenest cities could give urban ecotourism a boost. Exeter has the greenest core of any UK city, according to the new study, followed by Islington in north London, Bristol, Bournemouth and Cambridge. In the first study of its kind, researchers analyzed 68 city centers with at least 100,000 residents, ranking …

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Warmer Arctic Ocean leads to more snowfall further south, new model shows

Warmer Arctic Ocean leads to more snowfall further south, new model shows

An increasingly warm, ice-free Arctic Ocean has, in recent decades, led to more humidity in higher latitudes. This moisture is carried south by cyclonic weather systems where it precipitates as snow, influencing the global hydrological cycle and many Earth systems that depend on it (Illustration: Tomonori Sato). 1 credit New model explains that water evaporating …

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Lab-grown 'mini eyes' shed light on blindness in rare genetic disease

Type 2 diabetes genes linked to gestational diabetes in South Asian women

Newswise – The same complex genetics that contribute to a higher risk of type 2 diabetes may also increase the risk of developing diabetes during pregnancy in women of South Asian descent, a study published today in eLife shows. This finding could lead to new ways to identify women who would benefit from interventions to …

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Lab-grown 'mini eyes' shed light on blindness in rare genetic disease

Type 2 diabetes genes linked to gestational diabetes in South Asian women

Newswise – The same complex genetics that contribute to a higher risk of type 2 diabetes may also increase the risk of developing diabetes during pregnancy in women of South Asian descent, a study published today in eLife shows. This finding could lead to new ways to identify women who would benefit from interventions to …

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Type 2 diabetes genes linked to gestational diabetes in South Asian women

Type 2 diabetes genes linked to gestational diabetes in South Asian women

The same complex genetics that contribute to a higher risk of type 2 diabetes may also increase the risk of developing diabetes during pregnancy in women of South Asian descent, according to a study published today in eLife. This finding could lead to new ways to identify women who would benefit from interventions to prevent …

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South Korea has almost zero food waste. Here’s what the United States can learn

Every few months or so, Hwang Ae-soon, a 69-year-old Seoul resident, stops by a local convenience store to buy a set of 10 special yellow plastic bags. Since 2013, as part of South Korea’s mandatory composting program, residents have been required to use these bags to dispose of their uneaten food. Printed with the words …

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