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PressTV-Earth to warm more quickly, new climate models show

Greenhouse gases thrust into the atmosphere by burning fossil fuels are warming Earth’s surface more quickly than previously understood, according to new climate models set to replace those used in current UN projections, scientists said Tuesday. By 2100, average temperatures could rise 6.5 to 7.0 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels …

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PressTV-Farming, eating need to change to curb global warming

Global meat consumption must fall to curb global warming, reduce growing strains on land and water and improve food security, health and biodiversity, a United Nations report on the effects of climate change says. Plant-based foods and sustainable animal-sourced food could free up several million square kilometers of land by …

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PressTV-Japan allows growing human organs in animals for 1st time

Scientists in Japan will begin trying to grow human organs in animals after receiving government permission for the first study of its kind in the country. The cutting-edge — but controversial — research involves implanting modified animal embryos with human “induced pluripotent stem” (iPS) cells that can be coaxed into …

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PressTV-Moon 100mn years older than previously thought: Study

Fifty years after the first landing on the Moon, scientists have combined new geochemical information to determine the Moon’s age using samples from different Apollo missions. A new study spearheaded by Earth scientists at the University of Cologne’s Institute of Geology and Mineralogy has constrained the age of the Moon to …

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PressTV-Observatory in Spain discovers Earth-like planets

More than 2,000 meters up a little-explored mountain range in the southern Spanish province of Almeria stands the largest telescope in mainland Europe. Housed inside the Calar Alto Observatory, this giant device is helping astronomers discover new planets and even search for life beyond Earth. First opened in 1975 as …

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