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Killer Heat Could Become Norm in Persian Gulf

The sizzling high temperatures that sent the heat index - a combination of temperature and humidity - up to 73 degrees Celsius in Iran this past summer could become the rule by the end of the century rather than the exception, according to new research.   The reason? Climate change, says a team of scientists from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Loyola Marymount University, writing in the journal Nature Climate Change.   The combination of intense sun and shallow...

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