February 2022 – Rights History
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Animals

Social Isolation and Loneliness Connected to Heart Disease Among Postmenopausal Women: New Study

Elderly women who are socially isolated and lonely may face an increased risk of heart disease, stroke, and death.

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Animals

Chemistry Researchers Found a Way To Convert CO2 to Green Fuel

The University of Cambridge researchers previously demonstrated that biological catalysts, or enzymes, can create fuels cleanly using renewable energy sources, although at low efficiency.

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Animals

Climate Change: Extreme Wind and Drought Causes High Tree Mortality in Southern Amazon Rainforest

Scientists blame climate change for causing broken crowns and water deficiency to be the main causes of tree death in the Amazon rainforest.

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Animals

Scientists Provide New Solutions on Collecting Water Out of Thin Air

Only 30% of the world’s freshwater is not locked up in ice caps or glaciers. Some 20% of that is in locations too remote for humans to access, and nearly three-quarters of the other 80% arrive at the wrong time and place – during monsoons and floods – and is not always caught for human […]

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LGBTQIA+

George M. Johnson on Why Book Banning Erases Black Queer Lives

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Animals

Gang-gang cockatoo to become threatened species after large drop in bird numbers

Cockatoo populations reduced after 2019-20 bushfires with decline expected to continue as climate crisis causes increased heatwaves Get our free news app; get our morning email briefing Follow our Australia news live blog for the latest updates The gang-gang cockatoo, the animal emblem of the Australian Capital Territory, will be officially listed as a threatened […]

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Civil

Watch How Tucker Carlson on Fox News Makes the Outrageously False Claim That His Own Words Aren’t Being Used by Russia

Monday night Fox News propagandist Tucker Carlson outright lied on-air, attacking Democratic Congressman Eric Swalwell who accused him of supporting Vladimir Putin and his unlawful war of choice against Ukraine. Carlson astonishingly denied this was true, brilliantly defusing what countless Fox News viewers heard – both him defending Putin and his war on Ukraine, and […]

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Animals

New Research Suggests Nostalgia Can Reduce Pain Perception

Nostalgic memories, including viewing images from childhood, can relieve pain perception in the brain.

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Animals

Ike Jime: Japan’s Traditional Execution Method is “Most Respectful Way” for Fish to Die

A handful of fishers are experimenting with a technique that originated in Japan years ago. It’s a fish-slaughtering procedure that mimics the ike jime process, based on a fundamental scientific principle: the less pain the fish endures, the fresher the flesh remains.

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Animals

Moths Causing Itchy Skin Rash Are Becoming Widespread in US Due to Global Warming

According to scientists, the growth and spread of these moth populations, namely browntail moth, was linked to global warming in America’s most forested state. Moreover, the hairs of its caterpillar (larval stage) cause respiratory trouble, jeopardizing human health.

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Animals

Timeline and Evolution of SARS-CoV-2 Mutations, Virus Explained

The COVID-19 outbreak has been characterized by a succession of devastating tides; swelling emblems of contamination over the globe, typically led by freshly developed microbe varieties such as Delta and Omicron and again, this is just how contagious transmission should work.

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Animals

Scientists Discover Complex Bacterium Bigger Than a Fruitfly

A new bacteria as big as a fruitfly has been discovered, according to a report. The discovery of this bacteria is quite shocking as bacteria are known for their tiny feature. The newly-discovered bacteria has been reported to be one of the largest in the world.