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World is on a hot streak

The globe is on a hot streak, setting a heat record in June. That’s after the world broke a record in May. Last month’s average global temperature was 61.2 degrees, which is 1.3 degrees higher than the 20th century average.

Italian doctors develop dialysis machine for babies

The new miniature machine, used for the first time last year, saved the life of a newborn girl. About 1 to 2 percent of hospitalized infants have kidney problems that may require dialysis, which cleans toxins from the blood when the kidneys aren’t working.