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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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06-08-2022
Tropical thunderstorms trigger extreme cold events in China
In recent winters, Northeast China has experienced more frequently persistent...
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06-08-2022
Global warming and corals: How the past informs the present
The importance of coral reefs in aquatic ecosystems cannot be...
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06-08-2022
Air pollution increases freezing rain in the Northern Hemisphere
In winter and early spring, freezing rain is an increasingly...
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06-08-2022
Bat deaths caused by wind turbines disrupt natural food chains
A new study led by the Leibniz Institute for Zoo...
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06-07-2022
Long-banned toxic chemicals remain a global threat
Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) are persistent organic pollutants (POPs) that are...
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06-07-2022
Red pandas face shrinking habitats and tough decisions
New research shows that the red panda, despite having fans...
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06-07-2022
Babies exposed to COVID may have slower neurodevelopment
Babies who were exposed to COVID in the womb appear...
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06-07-2022
Nano-sensors can quickly detect pesticides on fruits
A research team led by the Karolinska Institute in Sweden...
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06-07-2022
Groove music enhances cognitive functioning
A new study led by the University of Tsukuba in...
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06-07-2022
How do different types of animals see?
A research team led by the University of Arkansas has...
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06-07-2022
Study reveals a link between eye health and lifespan
For the first time, experts at the Buck Institute have...
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06-06-2022
Untangling the history of polar bears and brown bears
A new study led by the University of Buffalo has...
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