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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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06-23-2022
Marine organisms are a rich source of natural products
The world’s oceans are teeming with numerous life-forms, ranging from...
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06-23-2022
Ancient squid had suckers for actively hunting prey
Vampyronassa rhodanica was a cephalopod, a member of the group...
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06-23-2022
Reducing air pollution boosts brain development in children
More than 90 percent of the world’s population breathes polluted...
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06-23-2022
Prehistoric megatooth sharks were apex predators
A new study led by Princeton University has found that...
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06-23-2022
Microscopic fungi help forests fight climate change
Scientists have long known that trees absorb carbon dioxide from...
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06-22-2022
Pharmaceuticals are now widespread in the world's rivers
The active ingredients in prescription and over-the-counter drugs are often...
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06-22-2022
Acupuncture is a potential treatment for debilitating headaches
Millions of people, the world over, suffer each day from...
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06-22-2022
Log jams provide year-round "highways" for wildlife
In the past, people removed large pieces of wood from...
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06-22-2022
School climate determines how much students exercise
A new study led by the University of Georgia (UGA)...
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06-22-2022
Warming pool of water in the Pacific linked to human activities
A new study published in the journal Nature Communications Earth...
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06-22-2022
For some, walking boosts cognitive function
A recent study published in Cerebral Cortex refutes earlier studies...
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06-22-2022
Screen time damages children’s health, reduces well-being
A new study led by the University of South Australia (UniSA) has...
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