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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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11-12-2022
Global CO2 emissions hit record levels in 2022
According to this year’s Global Carbon Budget report, global carbon dioxide emissions...
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11-12-2022
Cows are getting high from industrial hemp
A team of researchers from the German Federal Institute for...
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11-12-2022
Climate change will alter lightning patterns
A new study led by the Newcastle University has found...
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11-11-2022
Can close friendships improve our gut health?
There has been much research recently exploring the role of...
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11-11-2022
The Sumatran rhino may have another chance at survival
Sumatran rhinos (Dicerorhinus sumatrensis), also known as hairy or Asian...
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11-11-2022
The world may put an end to plastic pollution by 2040
Plastic production and subsequent pollution are key drivers of climate...
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11-11-2022
How did octopuses develop complex brains?
Cephalopods – a group of animals including squids, octopuses, and...
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11-11-2022
Scientists reveal the molecular fingerprint of pearl oysters
Pearl oysters are a major aquaculture animal in Japan, since...
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11-11-2022
The climate and biodiversity crises should be tackled together
Although climate change has attracted a lot of attention for...
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11-10-2022
COVID-19 reinfection increases the risk of fatal complications
Many people worldwide are experiencing repeat SARS-CoV-2 infections, but the...
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11-10-2022
Global warming will exceed 1.5 degrees, but by how much?
The results of a new study modeling the effects of...
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11-10-2022
Smartphones can be reservoirs of allergens
According to the 2018 United States Census, over 85 percent...
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