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10-02-2022
Tighter school security linked to lower test scores
A new study suggests that increased surveillance in schools has a detrimental impact on academic performance. The experts have found that tighter school security is linked with lower test scores. According to study co-author Jason Jabbari of Washington University in St. Louis, heightened school security reduces test scores in math, reduces the number of students attending college and increases suspensions. Surveillance measures that are intended to prevent school shootings may enhance the opportunity for schools to punish students for more common and less serious offenses, and this...
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11-05-2021
Bilingual brains can switch between languages with ease
Among the things that are often listed as making us...
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11-05-2021
Dogs and cats test positive for alpha variant of SARS-CoV-2
Instances of animals being infected with SARS-CoV-2 (the virus that...
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11-04-2021
Is there still time to avoid catastrophic climate outcomes?
According to a recent survey conducted by the journal Nature,...
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11-04-2021
Female finches can afford to be picky when selecting a mate
In many animal species, females apparently choose male mates based...
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11-04-2021
Social isolation damages our brains
Recent neuroscientific research has found that social isolation can impact...
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11-04-2021
Global carbon emissions rebound close to pre-COVID levels
The Global Carbon Project has recently published its latest update....
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11-03-2021
Lockdowns disrupted work-leisure balance, especially for moms
The COVID-19 pandemic changed our lives and lifestyles in many...
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11-03-2021
Symbiotic bacteria provide nutrients to seagrasses
A recent study led by the Max Planck Institute for...
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11-03-2021
Large whales make a major contribution to ocean health
Blue whales are commonly known to be the world’s largest...
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11-03-2021
When it rained on ancient Earth, it poured
The dramatic weather events that we experience today are caused...
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11-03-2021
Large herbivores must be restored to balance ecosystems
Ecosystems that are structured around the relationship between animals and...
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11-03-2021
Caterpillar outbreaks drive CO2 emissions
Rivers and freshwater lakes are the channels whereby macronutrients, including...
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