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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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06-18-2022
Invasive plants are taking over Ohio’s forests
A new botanical survey of southwest Ohio conducted by the...
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06-18-2022
Air pollution is deadlier than cigarettes or alcohol
According to the latest annual report from the Energy Policy...
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06-17-2022
Scientists unearth the origins of the Black Death pandemic
The origins of the most devastating pandemic that humankind experienced...
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06-17-2022
Dairy cows exposed to wildfire smoke produce less milk
Wildfires have occurred more frequently around the world in the...
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06-17-2022
DNA confirms ancient hybridization of polar bears and brown bears
A 100,000-year-old polar bear skull has revealed extensive hybridization between...
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06-17-2022
Olives were first cultivated 7,000 years ago
Analysis of a charred wood assemblage from an archaeological site...
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06-17-2022
Invasive woodwasp threatens North America’s ecosystems
A new study led by Dartmouth College has found that...
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06-17-2022
Heatwaves are threatening the health of people in the UK
Heatwaves pose a significant health risk depending on their intensity...
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06-17-2022
California’s bumble bees are vanishing
In a recent survey of California’s bumble bees, only 17...
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06-17-2022
Massive heatwave killed over 2,000 cattle in Kansas
According to state officials, extreme heat and humidity killed thousands...
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06-17-2022
Colorful urban environments promote well-being
Crowded streets, drab grey buildings, and noise pollution are well-documented...
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06-16-2022
Distinct population of polar bears found in Greenland
A team of researchers led by the University of Washington...
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