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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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01-03-2022
Tropical forests are critical for reaching climate goals
The critical importance of protecting and restoring tropical ecosystems was...
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01-03-2022
Living organisms may be transforming the clouds around Venus
Venus is sometimes referred to as Earth’s sister planet because...
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01-03-2022
Genetic testing sheds new light on lychee plants
A new study published in the journal Nature Genetics has...
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01-03-2022
Neolithic tomb reveals ancient burial practices
A new study published in the journal Nature has described...
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01-03-2022
Pandemic-related worries diminish cognitive skills
According to a new study led by McGill University and...
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01-02-2022
More than one million species could vanish over the next decade
A catastrophic mass extinction event could wipe out hundreds of...
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01-01-2022
Quadrantid meteors will put on an early 2022 show
The Quadrantid meteor shower is always the first meteor shower...
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01-01-2022
Year three: the beginning of the end of the pandemic?
The Covid-19 pandemic began in December 2019 in the city...
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12-31-2021
Young orangutans learn survival skills from their mom
A new study led by the Max Planck Institute of...
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12-31-2021
Warming climate will push hurricanes into more populated regions
Tropical cyclones (TCs), also known as hurricanes and typhoons, generally...
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12-31-2021
Omicron leads to rise in children’s hospitalizations
Within only a few weeks from its emergence in the...
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12-31-2021
Hundreds of new species were discovered in 2021
During the last year, the National History Museum (NHM) in...
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