Science & Health

FILE - A fisherman dangles his line to catch fish in polluted water off Beirut's seaside Corniche, Lebanon, June 23, 2019.
A World Bank report warned of the ripple effects of water pollution on the health, economies, education and agriculture of rich and poor countries alike
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By Reuters
August 20, 2019
FILE - A researcher holds a container of female Aedes aegypti mosquitoes at the Biomedical Sciences Institute at Sao Paulo University in Brazil, Jan. 18, 2016.
A look at how an insect smaller than a paper clip can become one of the deadliest animals in the world
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By Reuters
August 20, 2019
FILE - Chile's Finance Minister Felipe Larrain attends an interview with Reuters at the OECD headquarters in Paris, France, May 31, 2018.
A years-long drought in Chile, coupled with a growing population and a sprawling copper and lithium mining industry thirsty for water, have forced Chilean officials to look more closely at the costs of climate change
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By Reuters
August 20, 2019
FILE - A man walks in a torrential downpour in Ellicott City, Maryland, April 30, 2014.
Depression, anxiety, suicide and post-traumatic stress disorder tend to increase after floods, storms, wildfires and heat waves, according to the American Psychological Association
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By Reuters
August 20, 2019
In this Aug. 16, 2019, photo, a woman stands next to an antenna at an NYU base camp at the Helheim glacier in Greenland. Summer 2019 is hitting the island hard with record-shattering heat and extreme melt.
Welcome to Greenland, where glaciers go to die and seas start to rise
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August 20, 2019
FILE - This undated fluorescence-colored microscope image made available by the National Institutes of Health in September 2016 shows a culture of human breast cancer cells.
New guidelines say more women may benefit from gene testing for hereditary breast or ovarian cancer
Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) Chairman Kailasavadivoo Sivan displays a model of Chanrayaan 2 orbiter and rover during a press conference at their headquarters in Bangalore, India, Aug. 20, 2019.
$141 million Chandrayaan-2 probe reaches moon after a month-long flight; probe to release lander that could place India alongside U.S., Russia and China as only nations to make soft landing on lunar surface
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August 20, 2019