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Marlowe Hood

Marlowe Hood

    COP17: Talks stumble toward uncertain end
    COP17: Talks stumble toward uncertain end
    A draft global pact on climate change released on Saturday boosted United Nations talks already deep into overtime, but negotiators worried that the...
    Cutting and coping at COP17
    Cutting and coping at COP17
    Climate talks in Durban are on track to help poor and vulnerable nations deal with increasingly fierce heatwaves, storms and drought, the United...
    Gene rejuvenation pours youth into centenarians' cells
    Gene rejuvenation pours youth into centenarians' cells
    Scientists said on Tuesday they had transformed age-worn cells in people over 90 -- including a centenarian -- into rejuvenated stem cells that...
    'Climate change is shrinking our food'
    'Climate change is shrinking our food'
    Climate change is reducing the body size of many animal and plant species, including some which supply vital nutrition for more than a billion...
    New chip could become a disease game-changer
    New chip could become a disease game-changer
    A cheap, highly portable blood test has proven to be as accurate as expensive hospital-based analyses in detecting HIV, syphilis and other...
    Climate chief pleads for 'high-level' push on Kyoto
    Climate chief pleads for 'high-level' push on Kyoto
    New talks on global warming ended here on Friday with the UN's climate chief calling on world leaders to help resolve the fate of the Kyoto...
    Cellphone use may cause cancer, says WHO
    Cellphone use may cause cancer, says WHO
    Cellphone users may be at increased risk from brain cancer and should use SMSing and hands-free devices to reduce exposure, the World Health...
    Sharks get hammered at UN wildlife trade meet
    Sharks get hammered at UN wildlife trade meet
    The UN wildlife trade body slapped down a trio of proposals on Tuesday to oversee cross-border commerce for sharks threatened with extinction...
    Thousands march for tough action on climate change
    Thousands march for tough action on climate change
    Tens of thousands of activists demanding a planet-saving climate deal blazed a path to the door of the United Nations talks on Saturday in a...
    Copenhagen scientists slam 'Climategate'
    Copenhagen scientists slam 'Climategate'
    Negotiators and top scientists at United Nations climate talks on Monday slammed the theft of emails from experts at a British university as a bid...
    What's to become of the Kyoto Protocol?
    What's to become of the Kyoto Protocol?
    Whether to tweak, bolster or bury the Kyoto Protocol -- the only binding global agreement for curbing greenhouse gases -- has become a red-hot...
    UN climate chief hails Bangkok talks
    UN climate chief hails Bangkok talks
    United Nations climate talks in Bangkok are the most constructive since the 2007 launch of negotiations to deliver a planet-saving pact on global...