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12-01-2022
Kids who play sports have more "grit" to succeed as adults
In a recent study from Ohio State University, experts report that organized sports help kids develop the “grit” they need to overcome challenges later in life.  According to the researchers, grit is defined as the combination of passion and perseverance that helps people achieve their long-term goals. The study reveals that adults score higher on a measurement of grit if they played sports as a kid.  Study lead author Emily Nothnagle said the results suggest that the lessons children learn in sports can have a positive impact...
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01-12-2022
Fast food diets linked to rise in autoimmune diseases
Fast food diets that include processed junk food like burgers...
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01-12-2022
Face masks reduce the distance a virus can travel by more than half
The first case of Covid-19 was reported in December 2019...
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01-12-2022
Rainy days put a damper on economic growth
Melting ice caps, starving polar bears, devastating hurricanes, uncontrollable wildfires,...
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01-12-2022
Late Cretaceous dinosaur was sluggish and nearly deaf
A study published in the journal Nature Scientific Reports reveals...
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01-12-2022
Deep sleep improves memory formation and recall
A new study led by Northwestern University has investigated the...
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01-12-2022
New rainfrog named after climate activist Greta Thunberg
On Monday, January 10, 2022, a new species of rainfrog...
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01-11-2022
COVID-19 can prompt the creation of self-attacking antibodies
Being infected by a virus will generally cause a short-lasting...
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01-11-2022
The last seven years have been the hottest on record
According to the Copernicus Climate Change Service’s annual report, the...
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01-11-2022
U.S. greenhouse gas emissions rebounded in 2021
After declining by a record ten percent during the widespread...
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01-11-2022
Ocean heat reached a record high for the sixth straight year
The year 2021 was the first in the United Nations’...
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01-10-2022
Invasive species are arriving with ships in Antarctica
New research from the University of Cambridge reveals that Antarctica...
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01-10-2022
Study explains the absence of super-Earths in our solar system
Super-Earths are planets of up to ten times the size...
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