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Saturday, November 15, 2014

ScienceDaily: Top Science News

ScienceDaily: Top Science News

Warmest oceans ever recorded

Posted: 14 Nov 2014 06:00 AM PST

This summer has seen the highest global mean sea surface temperatures ever recorded. Temperatures even exceed those of the record-breaking 1998 El Nino year.

Premature infants are exposed to unsafe levels of chemical in medical products used to save their lives

Posted: 13 Nov 2014 07:54 AM PST

Hospitalized premature infants are exposed to unsafe levels of a chemical found in numerous medical products used to treat them, raising questions about whether critically ill newborns may be adversely affected by equipment designed to help save their lives.

Global warming not just a blanket: In the long run, it's more like tanning oil

Posted: 10 Nov 2014 01:11 PM PST

Instead of carbon dioxide being like a blanket that slowly warms the planet, after about a decade most warming comes from melting ice and snow and a more moist atmosphere, which both cause Earth to absorb more shortwave radiation from the sun.

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