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Sunscreen Pills Are Fake, FDA Warns
LIVE SCIENCE As summer approaches, the FDA warns that there is no such thing as a sunscreen pill. 1 day
Sunscreen pills are fake says FDA
NEWS MEDICAL There are several forms of sunscreens that can be applied over the skin. These include those in the form of sprays, creams or lotions. However the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has warned consumers that so-called... 8 hours
Monitoring of tropical trees in face of climate change
SCIENCE DAILY Experts have challenged the principle that tropical ecosystems are aseasonal -- after discovering regular cycles in fruiting, flowering and leafing in such climates. 6 days
New study could improve monitoring of tropical trees in face of climate change
PHYS.ORG Experts have challenged the principle that tropical ecosystems are aseasonal – after discovering regular cycles in fruiting, flowering and leafing in such... 1 week
Tropical Cyclone 01A forms in northern Indian Ocean
PHYS.ORG Tropical Cyclone 01A quickly formed in the northern Indian Ocean and strengthened into a tropical storm. 7 days
NASA satellite reveals a more prganized Tropical Cyclone Sagar?
PHYS.ORG Tropical Cyclone Sagar, formerly known as 01A, appeared more organized on satellite imagery and has strengthened since May 17. NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite captured a visible light image of the... 6 days
NASA sees Tropical Cyclone Sagar's landfall
PHYS.ORG The final bulletin on Tropical Cyclone Sagar was issued at 11 a.m. EDT (1500 UTC) on May 19. By that time, Sagar had made landfall in Somalia. NASA's Terra satellite captured an infrared image of the... 3 days
NASA's Aqua satellite sees Tropical Cyclone Mekunu strengthen
PHYS.ORG Visible satellite imagery from NASA's Aqua satellite revealed that Tropical Cyclone 02A, now renamed Mekunu has continued to consolidate and organize off the coast of Oman in the Arabian Sea. 19 hours
US Supreme Court strikes down federal ban on sports gambling
PHYS.ORG The US Supreme Court on Monday overturned a ban on sports gambling in 46 of the union's 50 states, paving the way to legalize a business worth tens... 1 week
NASA's Aqua satellite observes formation of Tropical Cyclone 02A
PHYS.ORG Tropical Cyclone 02A formed about 655 nautical miles south of Masirah Island, Oman. When NASA's Aqua satellite passed over the Arabian Sea, Northern Indian Ocean and captured a visible image... 2 days
Tracking the Kilauea eruption
PHYS.ORG Sitting on the porch of our B&B at Hawaiian Paradise Park, watching the pouring rain, I am still overwhelmed by last night's events. Glowing lava. Blocked roads. Flashing drone lights. An ocean entry being born. It was all very intense.... 1 day
Protecting forests and people from tropical storms
PHYS.ORG Natural disasters are becoming more frequent and extreme. I witnessed this myself when I travelled to Nicaragua, on behalf of Fauna & Flora International (FFI), last year. A few weeks before my trip a... 1 week
Hot temperatures could mean swan song for tropical birds
PHYS.ORG Non-migratory songbirds could be under threat from a warming climate, according to the findings of a 15-year study. 1 week
Study finds Amazonian rainforests gave birth to the world's most diverse tropical region
PHYS.ORG A new study is suggesting many of the plants and animals that call Latin America home may actually have their roots in... 1 week
Volatile biomarkers could help detect acute and asymptomatic malaria infections
NEWS MEDICAL Malaria is still a deadly disease in tropical and subtropical regions. Every year the disease infects more than 200 million people worldwide, claiming several hundred thousand victims. 1 week
NASA measures heavy US rainfall from space
PHYS.ORG For close to two weeks the combination of a nearly stationary front and tropical moisture caused almost continuous precipitation over much of the Mid-Atlantic. Using data from a constellation of satellites, NASA calculated the... 2 days
Medical News Today: Can you treat elephantiasis?
MNT Elephantiasis is a debilitating tropical disease that is spread by mosquito bites. There are many causes, including specific types of parasitic roundworms. It is treated with drugs, and prevention involves avoiding mosquitoes by using... 1 week
Pentagon adopts new cellphone restrictions
PHYS.ORG After months of debate, the Defense Department approved Monday new restrictions for the use of cellphones and some other electronic devices in the Pentagon where classified information is present or discussed. But officials stopped far short of imposing... 2 days
Trump pledges to safeguard Chinese telecoms jobs (Update)
PHYS.ORG US President Donald Trump said Sunday he was working with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping to prevent telecom giant ZTE from going out of business after it was hit by an American... 2 weeks
Some tropical frogs may be developing resistance to a deadly fungal disease – but now salamanders are at risk
PHYS.ORG VIDEO My office is filled with colorful images of frogs, toads... 1 week
Greenpeace: Paper giant cut forests during conservation pact
PHYS.ORG Greenpeace has ended a five-year truce with one of the world's largest paper companies, accusing it of cutting down tropical forests in Indonesia during the entire time the two were cooperating on... 1 week
Scientists predict number of undiscovered mammal species
PHYS.ORG There are probably 303 species of mammals left to be discovered by science, most of which are likely to live in tropical regions, according to a predictive model developed by a team of University... 1 week
A holistic approach for mycetoma management
SCIENCE DAILY Mycetoma, a neglected tropical disease, can cause severe disfigurement and disability if not treated early. A holistic, community-based approach to detection and case management is effective at boosting disease prognoses, researchers now report. 2 weeks
EU court upholds curbs on bee-killing pesticide
PHYS.ORG A top European Union court on Thursday upheld the ban on three insecticides blamed for killing off bee populations, dismissing cases brought by chemicals giants Bayer and Syngenta. 1 week
Rule would take US funds from clinics discussing abortion
ABC NEWS The Trump administration is resurrecting a Reagan-era rule that would ban federally-funded family planning clinics from discussing abortion with women, or sharing space with abortion providers 6 days
Hamburg is first German city to order diesel bans
PHYS.ORG Authorities in Hamburg said Wednesday they would ban some diesel vehicles from two major arteries to improve air quality, making the German port city the first to take the long-feared... 22 hours
Lightning in the eyewall of a hurricane beamed antimatter toward the ground
SCIENCE DAILY Hurricane Patricia, which battered the west coast of Mexico in 2015, was the most intense tropical cyclone ever recorded in the Western Hemisphere. Amid... 3 days
Lightning in the eyewall of a hurricane beamed antimatter toward the ground
PHYS.ORG Hurricane Patricia, which battered the west coast of Mexico in 2015, was the most intense tropical cyclone ever recorded in the Western Hemisphere. Amid... 3 days
Judge to decide Florida ban on smokable medical marijuana
ABC NEWS A Florida circuit court judge will soon decide if patients approved to use medical marijuana will be allowed to smoke it 1 week
China hails Trump's ZTE olive branch ahead of trade talks
PHYS.ORG China on Monday hailed President Donald Trump's offer to prevent Chinese telecom giant ZTE from collapsing due to a US technology ban, as the two sides prepare for... 1 week
Some tropical frogs may be developing resistance to a deadly fungal disease – but now salamanders are at risk
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How high can seas rise? On a tropical isle, the answers are not always obvious
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