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Dolphins can consciously slow down their hearts before diving, and can even adjust their heart rate depending on how long they plan to dive for. The findings provide new insights into how marine mammals conserve oxygen and adjust to pressure while diving...New evidence indicates that dolphins are able to consciously slow down their heart rates when preparing to dive, and can even adjust their heart rates according to the length of their intended dive. This allows them to conserve oxygen and adjust their body to the changing pressure as they dive, therefore avoiding issues such as ''the bends''.

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On this weekend in 2019, the top five movies at the box office grossed $179 million. Last weekend, the top five movies in America grossed $3.6 million combinedThe top five movies made less than $4 million *combined*.

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Pope Francis in new book criticizes anti-lockdown protestersPope Francis criticizes the protests against coronavirus-related lockdown measures in a forthcoming book, while defending anti-racism protests and criticizing their toppling of statues.

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Germany set to ban New Year's Eve fireworks to protect hospitalsAuthorities hope ban will cut number of people needing treatment at hospitals already stretched with Covid patients

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Increased use of food banks by middle-income families in UK as food poverty surgesThe wider use of food banks by what would have only recently been considered a more affluent layer is a growing trend and an indicator of how the pandemic has created a far-reaching cost of living crisis.

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