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Global Warming: Lessons of History Help the Future
...n-farming income, such as making linen, to textile mills
in Britain. In India, the rural fabric was ripped to pieces as Britain transformed the country into a source of cheap commodities and labour. When crops failed, the rich and powerful provided almost no help and government support was either inadequ...
Civic Authorities in US Seek to Stem Urban Decay
...at sort of defined who we were,'' he said. Steel mills
were the city's lifeblood, part of a flourishing U.S. steel industry after World War II. Youngstown's population swelled to 170,000 in the 1950s. Then, in 1977, steel plants started to close, eliminating thousands of jobs. The city's economy now is...
Genes Responsible For Noise-Induced Hearing Loss Identified
...ed to high noise courtesy their work at paper pulp mills
and steel factories in Sweden. The scientists tested the men and conducted a genetic analysis on those who were very sensitive to the noise. "Significant differences between the susceptible and resistant workers were found in the sequence of three g...