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Small Ponds Can Speed Up Global Warming, Says New Study

Small Ponds Can Speed Up Global Warming, Says New Study

New study suggests rising temperatures in small bodies of water, like ponds, could accelerate global warming. The researchers experimentally warmed an array of ponds over seven years by 4-5ºC and studied the impacts on greenhouse gas emissions and rates of metabolism. Changes observed after the first year became “amplified” over a longer period, according to the study by the University ... Read More »

Hayao Miyazaki: Studio Ghibli Founder Is Coming Out Of Retirement

Hayao Miyazaki: Studio Ghibli Founder Is Coming Out Of Retirement

Hayao Miyazaki has returned to filmmaking for a new feature. Hayao Miyazaki, the renowned 76-year-old filmmaker behind animated films like “Princess Mononoke” (1997), “Spirited Away” (2001) and “Howl’s Moving Castle” (2004), is officially out of retirement according to Studio Ghibli producer Toshio Suzuki. During a talk show appearance, Suzuki, who is nominated for an Oscar for Best Animated Feature for ... Read More »

Scientists Offer Remedy for Women’s ‘Orgasm Gap’

Scientists Offer Remedy for Women's 'Orgasm Gap'

It is not noteworthy news that women orgasm less than men. That is, in fact, very old news. But a new study of 52,000 adults in the Archives of Sexual Behavior suggests orgasming isn’t an issue of gender—male vs. female, he vs. she—but an issue of sexuality. The research, which was performed by a team of researchers from Chapman University ... Read More »

Supernova 1987A Blast Wave Still Visible After 30 Years (Photo)

Supernova 1987A Blast Wave Still Visible After 30 Years (Photo)

Scientists commemorate one of the brightest supernovae in 400 years with new images and models of this stellar remnant. Three decades ago, a massive stellar explosion sent shockwaves not only through space but also through the astronomical community. SN 1987A was the closest observed supernova to Earth since the invention of the telescope and has become by far the best ... Read More »

Roxana Baldetti Indicted: US wants to extradite ex-Guatemala VP

Roxana Baldetti Indicted? US wants to extradite ex-Guatemala VP

A US federal court has indicted the former vice president Roxana Baldetti and the former interior minister of Guatemala Hector Mauricio Lopez Bonilla on cocaine trafficking charges. Washington will seek the extradition of ex-Guatemalan Vice President Roxana Baldetti and former Guatemalan Interior Minister Hector Mauricio Lopez Bonilla on drug trafficking charges, the US embassy in Guatemala announced in a statement ... Read More »