Violent conflict in Myanmar linked to boom in fossil amber research, study claims
For the past decade, paleontologists have increasingly been using a unique window to peer into the past: amber—blobs of hardened tree resin—that preserves in exquisite detail insects, plants, tiny lizards, and bits of larger organisms, such as the feathered tail from a dinosaur . Recent papers have analyzed samples taken from one of the world’s richest amber deposits, dating to 99 million years ago during the height of the Cretaceous and located in what is today Myanmar. But that country is riven by political conflict. Now, a new study suggests paleontological research has directly benefited from the ...
Source: ScienceNOW - September 29, 2022 Category: Science Source Type: news

CDC Says Early Data Offers Positive Signs About Monkeypox Vaccine
The agency said people who received a single dose of the vaccine were substantially less likely to get infected than those who did not, but the analysis came with major limitations. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - September 29, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Noah Weiland Tags: Monkeypox Vaccination and Immunization Walensky, Rochelle Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Research United States Politics and Government Source Type: news

Biden asks whether deceased congresswoman is at White House event
Speaking at the White House Conference on Food, Nutrition, and Health, Biden asked whether Rep. Jackie Walorski, who died in early August, was in the audience. #audience #congresswoman #jackiewalorski #whitehouseconference (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 29, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Newsom's signing of farmworker bill shows clout of Latinos
Newsom had fought against the UFW bill for months, and promised to veto if it reached his desk. But it mushroomed into a political nightmare. #farmworkerbill #signing #ufw #latinosnewsom (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 28, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

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Source: Johns Hopkins University and Health Systems Archive - September 28, 2022 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Yes, Climate Change Is Making Storms Like Hurricane Ian Worse
As Hurricane Ian barreled toward the central Florida gulf coast this morning before making landfall as a Category 4 storm, the conservative media-sphere was having a field day at the expense of CNN anchor Don Lemon. On his program Tuesday night, Lemon had asked NOAA National Hurricane Center acting director Jamie Rhome about the effect climate change was having on the approaching storm. Rhome said he wanted to talk about the current situation facing Florida and that he would talk about climate change at a later time. Lemon tried again, asking about the link between climate change and increasingly intense hurricanes. [tim...
Source: TIME: Science - September 28, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Alejandro de la Garza Tags: Uncategorized climate change Climate Is Everything extreme weather healthscienceclimate Source Type: news

Ron DeSantis Pauses Political Bomb-Throwing as Hurricane Ian Hits
As Florida’s governor and a potential Republican candidate in 2024, Ron DeSantis has often attacked President Biden and Washington. But now his state will need federal help. #rondesantis #hurricaneianhits #florida (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 28, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Biden and DeSantis hit pause on rancor during hurricane
Weeks away from the midterm election, the political adversaries cooperate to help Floridians prepare for devastation. #floridians #midtermelection #adversaries #desantis (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 28, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Biden asks if deceased congresswoman is present at White House food insecurity conference
President Joe Biden on Wednesday asked if a congresswoman who died last month was present at a White House food insecurity conference. #congresswoman (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 28, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Biden mistakenly asks if deceased congresswoman is in audience
#congresswoman #audience (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 28, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Biden appears to look for congresswoman killed in car crash:'Where's Jackie? '
White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre told reporters Walorski was "top of mind" for Biden at the event when asked to explain what happened. #congresswoman #walorski #carcrash #karinejeanpierre #jackie (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 28, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Biden, DeSantis put politics aside with Hurricane Ian bearing down
#hurricaneian #desantis (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 28, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

White House says Walorski was ‘top of mind’ in response to Biden gaffe
The White House on Wednesday responded to questions about why President Biden asked if a congressional lawmaker who was killed last month had been in the audience during an event earlier that day b… #audience #lawmaker #walorski (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 28, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Biden mistakenly calls out recently deceased congresswoman
Biden thanked "all of you here," singling out Rep. Jackie Walorski and other lawmakers. Walorski died in a car wreck in August. #carwreck #jackiewalorski (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 28, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

' Where's Jackie?' Biden seeks lawmaker Walorski who died in August
U.S. President Joe Biden publicly sought out Jackie Walorski, an Indiana Congresswoman who died in a car accident in August, during a conference on hunger on Wednesday, seeming to forget that she... #indianacongresswoman #jackiewalorski #caraccident (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 28, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news