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WHO lists top fungal health threats

WHO lists top fungal health threats

The pathogens cause infections that kill millions of people each year and often go undiagnosed. Even when identified, a growing number of infections is resistant to the current crop of drugs.
Extreme heat prompts effort to protect farmworkers

Extreme heat prompts effort to protect farmworkers

Climate change is pushing temperatures higher in states with large numbers of farmworkers, says one researcher. Current rules are inadequate to address the threats to safety.
How the human life span doubled in 100 years
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How the human life span doubled in 100 years

Between 1920 and 2020, the average human life span doubled. How did we do it? Science mattered — but so did activism.
When it comes to COVID, 'hot spot' isn't just a metaphor
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When it comes to COVID, 'hot spot' isn't just a metaphor

Heat, environmental problems and the pandemic concentrate in certain neighborhoods. Here’s a new idea for what to do about it.
Tony Bridges, John B. King Jr.: How Maryland can become a leader on climate change

Tony Bridges, John B. King Jr.: How Maryland can become a leader on climate change

The effects of our warming planet are inextricably intertwined with many other structural challenges.
The fight to stop the next pandemic starts in the jungles of Borneo

The fight to stop the next pandemic starts in the jungles of Borneo

Globalization and ecological disturbances have knocked down many of the natural barriers that keep viruses at bay. Smart conservation practices can change that.
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