Disease

December 31, 2013--Climate change worse than we thought, likely to be 'catastrophic rather than simply dangerous' (Huff Post)

Climate change may be far worse than scientists thought, causing global temperatures to rise by at least 4 degrees Celsius by 2100, or about 7.2 degrees Fahrenheit, according to a new study. The study, published in the journal Nature, takes a fresh look at clouds' effect on the planet, according to a report by The Guardian.


April 15, 2013--Without adequate funding, deadly wheat disease could threaten global food supplies (Science Daily)

Disease-resistant wheat developed over the past half century helped ensure steady world food supplies, but a global team led by researchers from the University of Minnesota warns in a new paper that without increased financial support for disease resistance research, new strains of a deadly fungal disease could leave millions without affordable access to food.


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