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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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Used Fry Oil Provides Electricity in Austria

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Deutsche Welle (Oct. 4, 2011) — In Austria's state of Tyrol, electrical currents and heat are being produced from old cooking fat. After frying, restaurants and private households collect the used oil for a regional combined heating and power station.
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Fight to Save Dozens of Whales in New Zealand

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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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How Mt. Everest Helped Scientists Research Diabetes

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Newsy (Apr. 15, 2014) — British researchers were able to use Mount Everest's low altitudes to study insulin resistance. They hope to find ways to treat diabetes. Video provided by Newsy
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