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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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06-06-2022
Study sheds new light on history of domestic chickens
Domestic chickens (Gallus gallus domesticus) are distributed around the world...
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06-06-2022
Becoming more agreeable reduces "dark" personality traits
A new study led by the Southern Methodist University (SMU)...
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06-06-2022
Invasive bird may change Britain's morning soundscape
A noisy songbird from subtropical Asia could soon dominate the...
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06-06-2022
How much warming is inevitable based on past emissions?
In the Paris Agreement from 2015, countries all over the...
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06-06-2022
How did the organs of electric fish evolve?
Electric organs help electric fish do a variety of amazing...
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06-06-2022
Adults sleep better when they share a bed with a partner
Adults sleep far better with a partner than they do...
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06-06-2022
How memories of fear are seared into our brains
While many types of occurrences become increasingly difficult to recall...
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06-06-2022
New clues about disease transmission among animals
A breakthrough study led by UC Santa Barbara is shedding...
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06-05-2022
Giant kelp are struggling, but not in Patagonia
In recent decades, giant kelp forests have struggled to stay...
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06-05-2022
Rare crayfish rediscovered in a cave in Huntsville
The Shelta Cave crayfish, (Orconectes sheltae) is a small crayfish...
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06-05-2022
What dandelions are "thinking" - the secret to their success
Dandelions flower in the early spring and provide a welcome...
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06-05-2022
Guppies are helping us understand evolution
Guppies, the popular aquarium fish in the US, are ubiquitous...
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