Scientists: Warming triggers ‘dead zone’ from PhysOrg.com
(AP) — Bottom fish and crabs washing up dead on Oregon beaches are being killed by a recurring "dead zone" of low-oxygen water that appears to be triggered by global warming, scientists say.
Better get used to killer heat waves from PhysOrg.com
(AP) — In Fresno, the morgue is full of victims from a California heat wave. A combination of heat and power outages killed a dozen people in Missouri. And in parts of Europe, temperatures are hotter than in 2003 when a heat wave killed 35,000 people.
Japan rivers could spawn drug-resistant bacteria: report from PhysOrg.com
Major rivers in Japan are so contaminated with ingredients of antibiotics and other medicines that they may spawn drug-resistant strains of bacteria, a team of Japanese scientists said.