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Chilean Lake Disappears, Thanks to Global Warming
...ause at this point, said Romero. Experts now say melting
glaciers put pressure on an ice wall that acted as...for the lake's disappearance. They suggested the melting
of nearby glaciers raised the lake's level to the point where the increased water pressure caused pa...
Chemical Injections for Fat Removal
... a scientifically studied, non-surgical method for melting
fat could revolutionize growing old gracefully, she said. This discovery could also have positive implications for reconstructive plastic surgery procedures performed on the face and breasts. Stress + comfort foods = excess weight gainAs part of th...
Boyfriend Bites Off Lip and Ear of 3-year-old Daughter of His Girlfriend
...t no end to bizarre things that can happen in that melting
pot of the world, the capitalist paradise . A 3-year-old girl is attacked savagely by her mothers boyfriend, for months. All that the mother would do is to attempt some treatment for the poor child, but she would not betray her lover. The word get...
Global Warming Threatens Tibet
...ses, an overall trend towards drier weather. The melting
of the frozen earth beneath the surface is the cause of 80 percent of the damage to the road on the Plateau. As the icy core of the earth melts, the road subsides. Over the past 40 years, water losses due to global warming and vaporization have re...
New Book Pays Homage to Madrid's Eclectic Culinary Traditions
Madrid is the culinary melting
pot of a country which has been named the epicentre of the gourmet world by the New York Times, the author of a new book on Spanish gastronomy said Thursday. "There is no real Madrid cooking but that's because gastronomy here unites so many things...
Rising Sea Levels Could Disintegrate Antarctic Ice Sheet
...t will remain chilly enough to prevent significant melting
for at least a century, according to a new study by a researcher from Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. As part of their study, the team led by Andrew Mackintosh gauged the ice sheet's past thickness by measuring how high the ice had ...
Cryoablation is a Safe Procedure for Breast Cancer Patients
...the first year of follow up, the tumors slowly are melting
away on imaging as the body presumably reabsorbed the tissue. It is exciting that others have suggested that an immune response may be occurring that may give additional protection, she said. Many questions remain unanswered regarding the use of cryo...
World Environment Day (International Polar Year)
...t in 400 years! The Greenland ice sheet is melting
three times faster today than it was five years ag... global warming in recent years and indicates that melting
polar ice sheets are pushing sea levels higher, the authors report. According to the study, Greenla...
Global Emission of CO2 Rising Three Fold Than Anticipated
...icting reduced harvests, dwindling water supplies, melting
glaciers and the loss of species may actually be understated. Incidentally, the study comes soon after warnings by the International Energy Agency that China may overtake the US as the biggest emitter of greenhouse gases by 2010, a decade earlier t...
Bengal to Ban Low-grade Plastic Production
...said. The fast climate change, caused due to the melting
down of polar glaciers, will also affect the tropical countries with various diseases and unpredictable weather conditions, he said. "We have to conserve the water bodies, social forestry and wildlife to keep a balance between industry and environm...
Kiss a Chocolate and Tell
A study has shown that the sensation of melting
to a chocolate gave an intense high, far more than...ld cause many hearts to sink has shown that simply melting
to a chocolate is equivalent to hugging and kissing your loved one, four times. Pamela Anderson of B...
Climate Change Threatens Sundarbans and World Heritage Sites
...estoration. The UN body is also worried that the melting
of glaciers around the world is affecting the appearance of sites inscribed for their outstanding beauty and destroying the habitat of rare wildlife species such as the snow leopard in the Sagarmatha National Park, Nepal. The report also examines t...
India's Water Availability Will Decline by 2050
... would reduce by almost 38 percent. Less rainfall, melting
of glaciers due to climate change, and reduced gro...fort by over 100 countries, also said that glacier melting
would affect the water flow in Ganga, Brahmaputra, Godavari and all other major rivers of the countr...
Bolivian Glacier Melts, Dangerously Fast
... A survey late last year revealed that the rate of melting
across the world had sharply accelerated in recent...ter has found the Chacaltaya glacier in Bolivia is melting
fast. Chacaltaya could be as much as 18,000 years old, but it has lost 80% of its area in the las...
Australian City Fights Global Warming in a Unique Way
... more frequent cyclones and storms, drying rivers, melting
glaciers, each piece of bad news strikes home like a new entry on a casualty list in a long war, the newspaper noted and called for concerted action to fight the looming danger. GPL...
Ladakh was a Coastal Region Millions of Years Ago
...arming findings in February, predicting widespread melting
of snow and ice and rising global average sea level. Now Wisconsin researchers have concluded that tropical regions may face unexpected changes, particularly the rain forests in the Amazon and Indonesia. This in itself is surprising, for tropic...
Helium Helps COPD Sufferers to Exercise
...e nearly inert noble gas elements. Its boiling and melting
points are the lowest among the elements. Except in extreme conditions, it exists only as a gas. After hydrogen, helium is the second lightest element and also the second most abundant element in the universe. This was the first study to demonstrat...
A ‘Good Samaritan’ to the Aid of Lepes
...people's fears about the rehabilitated village are melting
away. People from all walks of life are showing greater understanding of the lepers and aid is pouring in. Leprosy has officially been eradicated in China. Once thought to be incurable, leprosy can be easily cured with a 6-12-month multi-therapy ...
Dangerous Natural Phenomena Hits Russia in 2006
.... "Over the last 30 years, the average depth of melting
in the permafrost zone increased by 20 cm and keeps progressing. If the melting
continues, the foundations of homes, communication lines and gas pipelines could begin sinking," he ...
Changing Food Habits: Fodder For Thought
...ant hypocrites? Is the proverbial Indian tolerance melting
into a myth? Although a ban may help to curb the bane of alcoholism, it must be treated as an abominable social evil and dealt with accordingly. Let us leave behind the days when dietary choices decided the destiny of the nation and look forward t...