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Ponderosa forests struggle in the face of Southwest megadrought
The ponderosa pine is one of the most ubiquitous conifer species in western North America. In the American Southwest, winter snowmelt and summer rains play a critical role in ponderosa forests' survival, but the 23-year megadrought may have these semi-arid trees at the end of their rope, according to new research by UArizona scientists.
Infant universe teemed with full-fledged galaxies crackling with bursts of star formation
NASA's James Webb Space Telescope has uncovered an unexpected bounty of full-fledged galaxies at a time when the universe was just getting started. Researchers learned that these galaxies went through bursts of star formation.
Grief can increase risk of heart problems, study finds
UArizona researchers studied the impact of grief on heart function and found that severe grief can cause a marked rise in blood pressure. The findings suggest that grief could be a risk factor for cardiac events.
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