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By Miriam Horn, Fred Krupp

How you can harness the good forces of capitalism to avoid wasting the realm from catastrophe.The forecasts are grim and time is working out, yet that's no longer the top of the tale. during this ebook, Fred Krupp, longtime president of Environmental security Fund, brings a shockingly hopeful message: We can clear up worldwide warming. And in doing so, we'll construct the hot industries, jobs, and fortunes of the twenty-first century.In those pages the reader will come upon the daring innovators and traders who're reinventing strength and the methods we use it. those marketers are poised to remake the world's greatest company and store the planet—if America's political leaders supply them a good probability to compete.

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April 2016 DISCOVER 51 COLEY VINDICATED Over the next several decades, researchers stuck their toes into the murky and temperamental waters of immunotherapy. Since the 1960s, the medical community has gone back and forth as to whether the immune system could be made to launch an anti-tumor offensive. It’s only relatively recently that researchers have inally conirmed that, yes, our immune system is indeed programmed to ight cancer. Coley’s daughter, Helen Coley Nauts, deserves a lot of credit for keeping her father’s legacy relevant.

Surveys. ” he says. He and his colleagues use Grinnell’s data to understand how climate change has affected the distribution of these species. So far, after conducting studies in Yosemite, Sequoia, King’s Canyon and Lassen Volcanic national parks, they’ve found a perplexing jumble of migrations. While the team observed some consistent upward shifts in range to cooler areas, they also found that some species didn’t move, and that others even migrated downslope. “Climate change is lumpy,” says Beissinger, who is also studying more arid sites such as Death Valley, Mojave and Joshua Tree.

HARVESTING VENOM is easier when working with larger spiders, which secrete the toxin — then collected noninvasively with a pipette — in sufficient amounts for researchers to analyze and test. SPIDERS, CENTIPEDES AND SCORPIONS Not just any venomous creature will do to create sodium channel blockers. “The animals that we’re solely focused on are those that have neurotoxin venoms,” says King. Snake and reptile venoms typically don’t work for this type of research because most of them function as hemotoxins (which destroy red blood cells) and target components of the cardiovascular system, King says.

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