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At least 2 cups of coffee per day helps maintain healthy blood pressure

If you’re a coffee lover, there’s good news for you and your heart. Italian researchers report that people who drink two or three cups of coffee per day have lower blood pressure than those who drink less.​


Study on National Pollinator Declines Blames Pesticides, Pests, and Extreme Weather

(Beyond Pesticides, February 1, 2023) Honey bee declines in the United States are “primarily related” to pesticide exposure, parasitic mites, and extreme weather conditions, research published by Penn State scientists have determined.


Could Algae Help to Cure the Common Cold

Could algae help to cure the common cold? Scottish scientists are investigating the possibility of turning waste molecules from the superfood spirulina into a treatment for colds, COVID-19, and other viruses.​


Wood Stoves Could Cause New Air Pollution Hotspots in the UK

The crackle and glow of a wood stove may be comforting, but the pollution it produces is pretty frightening. Burning wood releases high levels of toxins into the environment, creating localized pollution hot spots.


Plastic debris in the Arctic comes from all around the world

In the course of five years, citizens who went on sailing cruises to the Arctic surveyed and collected plastic debris that had washed up on the shores of Svalbard. This has now been analyzed.


Single Use Plastic Production Surged in 2021 Despite Growing Awareness of Environmental Impact

In recent years, there has been growing awareness of the risk that single-use plastics pose to the environment and human health as well as greater efforts made to regulate them.


Climate change may cut US forest inventory by a fifth this century

A study found that under more severe climate warming scenarios, the inventory of trees used for timber in the continental United States could decline by as much as 23% by 2100.


Understanding Iron Deficiency and Why Women Are More At Risk

With plant-based diets becoming more popular, cases of iron deficiency have also risen. Yet, even though iron deficiency is very common, a laissez-faire attitude around the condition can be very dangerous, especially when it comes to women’s health.


High-intensity workouts the best way to boost brain power later in life

Exercising in your forties could improve your brain’s ability to process and retain information, a new study explains.


Scientists Create Biodegradable Plastic Using Solar Energy

Scientists from Osaka Metropolitan University have found a way to synthesize fumaric acid, a raw material using for producing the biodegradable plastic polybutylene succinate, using artificial photosynthesis.​

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