MU researcher says ancient ocean parasites may help explain COVID, climate change

John Huntley believes that investigating the ancient parasite-host relationships could aid with solving problems like COVID-19 and climate change

Hurricane Ian strengthens to ‘extremely dangerous’ Category 4 as it nears Florida

Hurricane Ian is headed for the gulf coast of Florida after making landfall in Cuba, which suffered a near-total electrical outage. The hurricane is expected to bring storm surge and heavy rain to Florida.

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Manchin permitting reform cut from spending bill

Sen. Joe Manchin on Tuesday asked Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer to remove permitting reform language from a stopgap government funding bill, bowing to the reality that there was too much opposition to the measure.

Thomas Friedman: Why Putin’s war is a crime against the planet

To fully see the destructive impact of the Ukraine war, listen to the Indigenous people who are guardians of some of the world’s remote ecosystems.

Nord Stream pipeline breaks look deliberate, Europeans say

The leaks in the Nord Stream under the Baltic Sea heightened fears of shortages because of the clash with Russia, and showed how vital infrastructure could be at risk.

An Israel-Lebanon border deal could increase natural gas supplies

Offshore gas fields in the Mediterranean could become one of several new energy sources for European countries as they seek independence from Russia.
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