Deaths due to temperatures rising as a result of climate change could match the global death rate for all infectious diseases combined, researchers say.
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Origami has inpsired a new kind of microbot that can fold itself. It could be useful in fields like medical equipment and infrastructure sensing.
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Nanotubes may lead to cooling clothing. "Instead of heating or cooling a whole dwelling or space, you would heat or cool the personal space..."
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A beetle that can handle the heat near volcanoes in the summertime inspired researchers to create a cooling material that doesn't use power.
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While the CDC estimates heat contributes to 600 deaths in the US each year, new research finds that the number may be many more times that.
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Researchers have written "a first draft of the story of how rice dispersed across Asia." It includes a major cooling event that forced rice's evolution.
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Warm winter spells in the United Kingdom have increased in frequency and duration two to three times over since 1878, report scientists.
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