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Cold still causes far more deaths than heat in India

A study of the correlation between temperature and mortality in the Indian city of Pune has found that cold, rather than heat, is by far the bigger killer. This is at odds with warnings and mitigating measures authorities ...

Our lakes are losing their ice cover faster than ever

Every winter when Lake Suwa in Japan freezes, locals believe that the Shinto male god Takeminakata crosses the frozen lake with his dragon to visit the female god Yasakatome. He leaves only his footsteps on the ice in the ...

New gene-edited barley that could improve beer

After a spell of unexpected rain, before the harvest season, a farmer may be faced with the unpredictable problem of untimely sprouting of barley. Sprouted barley fetches considerably lower market prices and poses an economic ...

How to COVID-proof the grocery line, classroom, and orchestra

Despite effective vaccines, it has become clear that SARS-CoV-2 will not fully disappear anytime soon. At theĀ 74th Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Fluid Dynamics, physicists and engineers will present innovative ways ...

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