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Study finds marijuana edibles linked to increase in pet poisoning
... are getting edibles into their owners.Scientists' pigs. pills wrote to edible forms of marijuana may be partly to blame for the increase in pet poisonings. In states... ... wasn't expecting, said Jibran Khokhar , assistant professor of neuroscience at the University of Guelph's Ontario Veterinary College. He said that the number of animal... ... toxicosis, but it also saves on veterinary costs for monitoring, which can add up. In Colorado, where marijuana was legalized for medical use in 2000, the number of registered...
Updated: 04/20/2022
U.S. Covid cases appear to have plateau, experts say
... Covid cases appear to have plateaued over the last two weeks, with a consistent average of around 30,000 per day, according to NBC News' tally tally. The U.S. Covid cases... ... which I can't tell you, said Zeke Emanuel , vice-provost of global initiatives at the University of Pennsylvania. Emanuel said that 2 omicron subvariant, which now accounts... ... Massachusetts. Wastewater surveillance shows that infections are rising in Washington, Ohio and Colorado. Some experts think it's no longer necessary to track every case now that infections...
Updated: 04/10/2022
19,000 evacuated in Colorado as wildfires rage
... community. The fire was moving south-south east toward Eldorado Springs, according to the Boulder County Sheriff's office. Eldorado Canyon State Park has been closed and authorities have ordered people hiking or climbing in the area to evacuate. The University of Colorado Boulder Police were evacuating the south campus and blocking westbound traffic on roads near the blaze. Marya Washburn , a Boulder Fire-Rescue spokeswoman, said the fire started around 2: 00 pm Saturday. An emergency operations centre was activated,...
Updated: 03/27/2022
1,200 evacuated in Colorado as wildfires burn near nature reserve
... where 1,000 homes were destroyed last year in unincorporated Boulder County and suburban Superior and Louisville. Eldorado Canyon State Park has been closed and authorities have ordered people who are hiking or climbing in the area to evacuate. The University of Colorado Boulder Police are evacuating the south campus and blocking westbound traffic on roads near the blaze. The emergency operations center was activated around 3 p.m., and the fire started around 3 p.m. Emergency alerts have been sent to cellphones ...
Updated: 03/26/2022
Satellites show how East Antarctica ice shelf collapsed
... GOLDMAN AP The Conger shelf was splintering long before the heat wave, and its demise shows that the Antarctic system is sensitive to atmospheric changes, but the event itself is not a cause for concern, said Ted Scambos, senior research scientist at the University of Colorado Boulder . A small glacier behind where Conger used to sit may now flow faster and unload ice into the sea, he said. If it was in your back yard, it would be huge but by Antarctic standards and by sea level standards it's a tiny area, he said....
Updated: 03/26/2022
East Antarctica ice shelf collapses after extreme heat wave
... example of changes afoot. This poor little ice shelf was hanging on for dear life in this really warm coastal climate and had been thinning and getting damaged over the last few decades, said Neff . Ted Scambos , a senior research scientist at the University of Colorado , Boulder, said the shelf of the Conger was splintering long before the heat wave, and its demise shows that the Antarctic system is sensitive to atmospheric changes, but the event itself is not a cause for concern. A small glacier behind where ...
Updated: 03/26/2022
Record-breaking heatwaves at the poles cause alarm, say scientists
... Arctic. They are opposite seasons. The north and south poles don't melt at the same time, said Walt Meier , a scientist at the National Snow and Ice Data Center in Boulder, Colorado. He told AP it was an unusual occurrence. It is pretty stunning. The University of Colorado ice scientist Ted Scambos , who returned recently from an expedition to the continent, said that they had never seen anything like this in the Antarctica.
Updated: 03/20/2022
Parts of Antarctica are more than 70 degrees warmer than average, records break
... which is unusual for mid-March, said center ice scientist Walt Meier . They are opposite seasons. Meier told The Associated Press that the north and south poles don't have to be melting at the same time. It is an unusual occurrence. Ted Scambos , a University of Colorado ice scientist who returned from an expedition to the continent, said I have never seen anything like this in the Antarctica. Matthew Lazzara , a meteorologist at the University of Wisconsin , said that's not a good sign when you see that kind ...
Updated: 03/19/2022
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