Climate change affects shark swimming in strange way: Study

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Sep 172014
 
Climate change affects shark swimming in strange way: Study

Sharks exposed to ocean water acidified by too much carbon dioxide alter their behavior, swimming in longer spurts than sharks in typical ocean water, particularly during their nighttime wanderings. Usually when you expose a fish to some kind of environmental stressor, they usually acclimate to that stressor, and that makes them less vulnerable to that stressor. If fossil fuel burning continues as is, sharks may face even more challenges than they do today — when a quarter of species are already at risk of extinction. […]

Sexual problems affect young adults too: Study

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Feb 022014
 

Sex problems do not only affect middle age and older people — teens and young adults have difficulties with sex too, a new study. According to the researchers, Sexual problems are clearly prevalent among adolescents, and distressing to many who experience them. Extensive sexual experience and most were heterosexual and in committed relationships. It is unclear why such high rates of sexual problems are found among teenagers and people ages 20 to 21. Interestingly, similar rates are found among boys and girls, whereas in studies […]