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Adapting suburbia to face up to climate change

How can we change and adapt our homes to cope with climate change? What actions can neighbourhoods take to mitigate problems caused by increased heat stress and reduced comfort during hot spells, restrictions on water use, ...

dateOct 22, 2012 in Environment
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Soon more heat stress in cities?

(PhysOrg.com) -- For the first time, scientists have conducted a global study of the effects persistent heatwaves can have on cities. The results reveal that the frequency of summer heat stress could increase more sharply ...

dateMar 28, 2012 in Environment
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Blood-sucking mosquitoes keep their cool

No one likes being bitten by whining mosquitoes, but have you ever considered what the experience is like for them as their cold-blooded bodies fill with our warm blood? Now researchers reporting online on December 15 in ...

dateDec 15, 2011 in Cell & Microbiology
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