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Keeping Cool Boosts 'Good' Brown Fat, Could Fight Diabetes

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June 23, 2014
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A new study says sleeping in cooler temperatures boosts brown fat, a form of fat that's easier to burn and could help control diabetes. Video provided by Newsy


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AP (Jan. 24, 2012) — Volunteers work to save 40 stranded whales on Farewell Spit in New Zealand where 36 have already died. The pilot whales are ending up trapped on a beach, with people scrambling to keep them cool and wet until the next tide.
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Koalas Hug Trees To Keep Their Cool, New Study Says

Koalas Hug Trees To Keep Their Cool, New Study Says

Newsy (June 4, 2014) — A new study out from the University of Melbourne says koala bears hug trees to stay cool during hot weather. Video provided by Newsy
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Pollution Increases Cholesterol Levels, Researcher Shows

Pollution Increases Cholesterol Levels, Researcher Shows

EFE (May 22, 2013) — Researcher Jesus Araujo, director of Environmental Cardiology at the UCLA medical school, has shown in a study to be published by the American Heart Association that cholesterol levels are greater in mice that were exposed to diesel exhaust, suggesting that it's not only the fat we eat, but also the air we breathe.
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London Sewer Fat the Next Renewable Fuel

London Sewer Fat the Next Renewable Fuel

Reuters (Apr. 23, 2013) — Turning a menace - into a renewable energy source. Oil and fat which currently costs Thames Water in London millions to clear every year is being collected and used to power a new electricity plant. As Joanna Partridge reports the project - the biggest of its kind in the world - is being seen as a model for other cities.
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