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Ocean warming has a greater effect than acidification on the early life history development and swimming performance of a large circumglobal pelagic fish

Ocean warming and acidification are serious threats to marine life; however, their individual and combined effects on large pelagic and predatory fishes are poorly understood. We determined the effects of projected future temperature and carbon dioxide (CO2) levels on survival, growth, morphological development and swimming performance on the early life stages of a large circumglobal pelagic fish, the yellowtail kingfish… 286 more words

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From the "Barrio" to the World

Antonio* was “raised by the streets”, the youngest of 11 siblings, 3 who died before he was born, to an immigrant single mother in a poverty-stricken LA neighborhood.   645 more words

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A critical look at IVF ‘add-ons’

Do these procedures increase your chance of getting pregnant, or are fertility clinics just looking for new ways to take more money from patients? This blog will take a critical look at ‘add-on’ procedures which have begun to be offered to IVF patients. 1,786 more words

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Hey Guys! Put Down The Advil / Ibuprofen!!

The article implies to use sparingly and carefully, I think I’ll just stick with aspirin…

http://www.pnas.org/content/early/2018/01/03/1715035115

Ibuprofen alters human testicular physiology to produce a state of compensated hypogonadism …

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Combined effects of ocean acidification and temperature on planula larvae of the moon jellyfish Aurelia coerulea

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• We addressed the impact of ocean acidification and seawater temperature increases on scyphozoan planulae.
A. coerulea planulae can cope well with decreased pH conditions through rapid settlement. 263 more words

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Respect motherhood. Vote Yes.

​Some of my best friends are mothers. I have to admit, I don’t envy them. I know they love their children, that they bring a lot of joy into their lives. 969 more words

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