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News-Medical-Net
First-line catheter ablation treatment superior to drug therapy for suppressing AFFirst-line treatment with catheter ablation is superior to drug therapy for red
First-line catheter ablation treatment superior to drug therapy for suppressing AF
News-Medical-Net / Posted yesterday
First-line treatment with catheter ablation is superior to drug therapy for reducing atrial fibrillation, according to five year results from the MANTRA-PAF trial presented for the first time at ESC Congress today. Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the... Read more
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Independent
Farmers in tropical forests are training ant armies to kill off pestsArmed only with the most rudimentary equipment, farmers in tropical forests hav
Farmers in tropical forests are training ant armies to kill off pests
Independent / Posted 3 days ago
Armed only with the most rudimentary equipment, farmers in tropical forests have caught, cultivated and trained colonies of ants to patrol tropical forests to kill off bigger pests – with remarkable results, according to a review of 70 studies on... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Study shows lack of folic acid enrichment in Europe causes foaetal abnormalitiesA new international study shows that 5,000 foetuses in Europe annually are affe
Study shows lack of folic acid enrichment in Europe causes foaetal abnormalities
News-Medical-Net / Posted 5 days ago
A new international study shows that 5,000 foetuses in Europe annually are affected by spina bifida and other severe defects on the central nervous system. Seventy per cent of these pregnancies are terminated, while increased mortality and serious... Read more
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The Huffington Post
This Is What The World Would Be Like If Humans Had Never ExistedIf humans had never existed, the whole world would look strikingly similar to t
This Is What The World Would Be Like If Humans Had Never Existed
The Huffington Post / Posted 7 days ago
If humans had never existed, the whole world would look strikingly similar to the Serengeti of Africa. There would be lions in America, and elephants and rhinos roaming Europe. That's the conclusion of a new study that details how human-driven... Read more
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PhysOrg
Did prehistoric humans shape today's ecosystems?Human and a reconstructed extinct Mastodon. Credit: Wikimedia Commons, CC BY-SA
Did prehistoric humans shape today's ecosystems?
PhysOrg / Posted 7 days ago
Human and a reconstructed extinct Mastodon. Credit: Wikimedia Commons, CC BY-SA We all know that humans are having a massive impact on the planet. Our effects include altering the Earth's rotation by damming large amounts of surface water; changing... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
New research provides hope that women undergoing fertility treatment can avoid unpleasant hormonal gelSince the early days of fertility treatment, women undergoing IVF treatment hav
New research provides hope that women undergoing fertility treatment can avoid unpleasant hormonal gel
News-Medical-Net / Posted 8 days ago
Since the early days of fertility treatment, women undergoing IVF treatment have had to place a hormonal gel in their vagina on a daily basis for at least 14 days after embryo transfer. The hormone is necessary to increase the chances of pregnancy,... Read more
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Medical News Today
Aspirin, NSAIDs linked to reduced risk of colorectal cancerRisk from the third most common cancer in the US could be reduced through the l
Aspirin, NSAIDs linked to reduced risk of colorectal cancer
Medical News Today / Posted 9 days ago
Risk from the third most common cancer in the US could be reduced through the long-term use of low-dose aspirin and non-aspirin nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, a new study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine shows. People taking... Read more
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Business Insider
Disturbing maps show how mankind has driven some of the world's largest animals into extinctionA world without humans would look a lot more like an African savanna. A new st
Disturbing maps show how mankind has driven some of the world's largest animals into extinction
Business Insider / Posted 12 days ago
A world without humans would look a lot more like an African savanna. A new study found that if homo sapiens had never come into existence and spread across the globe, large mammals like giant sloths and ancient horses would roam the Americas, while... Read more
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International Business Times
Humans not climate responsible for lack of large mammal diversity around the world Without the rapid and vast spreading of human populations, the world would have
Humans not climate responsible for lack of large mammal diversity around the world
International Business Times / Posted 13 days ago
Without the rapid and vast spreading of human populations, the world would have an animal kingdom in the majority of locations – similar to that of the Serengeti. A study from Aarhus University, Denmark, says the biological diversity around the globe... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Elephants and rhinos SHOULD be living in Britain - so what went wrong?Now researchers have claimed the rest of the world may have had the same level
Elephants and rhinos SHOULD be living in Britain - so what went wrong?
Daily Mirror / Posted 13 days ago
Now researchers have claimed the rest of the world may have had the same level of biodiversity if it weren't for us greedy humans. A world without people would have seen elephants and rhinos wandering across northern Europe and Britain, instead of... Read more
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New Kerala
Novel map reveals the world without humans Researchers have created the first estimate of how the world's mammal diversi
Novel map reveals the world without humans
New Kerala / Posted 13 days ago
Researchers have created the first estimate of how the world's mammal diversity map would have appeared if modern man had never existed. In a world without humans, most of northern Europe would probably... Read more
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Daily Mail
What the world would look like without humans: Map reveals how animals would spread to make entire planet resemble the Seren
What the world would look like without humans
Daily Mail / Posted 14 days ago
: Map reveals how animals would spread to make entire planet resemble the Serengeti Study by Aarhus University looked at where animals are likely to live if mankind didn't exist In particular, their... Read more
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PhysOrg
Without humans, the whole world could look like SerengetiFig 1: The natural diversity of large mammals is shown as it would appear witho
Without humans, the whole world could look like Serengeti
PhysOrg / Posted 14 days ago
Fig 1: The natural diversity of large mammals is shown as it would appear without the impact of modern man (Homo sapiens). The figure shows the variation in the number of large mammals (45 kg or larger) that would have occurred per 100 x 100... Read more
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PhysOrg
The downs and ups of mountain buildingIn the D'Entrecasteaux Islands off Papua New Guinea, the rocks are giving rise
The downs and ups of mountain building
PhysOrg / Posted 14 days ago
In the D'Entrecasteaux Islands off Papua New Guinea, the rocks are giving rise to new ideas about the ways in which mountain chains form. A new scientific model inspired by data from the islands shows how the seemingly opposite processes of tectonic... Read more
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PhysOrg
Bacteria's secret weapon against pesticides and antibiotics revealedFigure A. Methyl phosphate. B. Methyl phosphonate. Phosphonate compounds are ch
Bacteria's secret weapon against pesticides and antibiotics revealed
PhysOrg / Posted 16 days ago
Figure A. Methyl phosphate. B. Methyl phosphonate. Phosphonate compounds are characterised by a direct link between carbon (C) and phosphorus (P), marked with red. C. The molecular structure of the C-P lyase complex. Credit: Ditlev E. Brodersen,... Read more
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PhysOrg
Snow leopard blood no better prepared for high altitude than domestic catsProwling through the icy Himalaya mountains, snow leopards seem unfazed by the
Snow leopard blood no better prepared for high altitude than domestic cats
PhysOrg / Posted 29 days ago
Prowling through the icy Himalaya mountains, snow leopards seem unfazed by the rarefied atmosphere. Yet, according to an international team of researchers lead by Jay Storz from the University of Nebraska, USA, Jan Janecka from Duquesne University,... Read more
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PhysOrg
Study explores nanoscale structure of thin filmsSimon Billinge, author on the paper and a physicist with a joint position at Br
Study explores nanoscale structure of thin films
PhysOrg / Posted 30 days ago
Simon Billinge, author on the paper and a physicist with a joint position at Brookhaven National Laboratory and Columbia University's School of Engineering and Applied Science. The world's newest and brightest synchrotron light source—the National... Read more

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