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07-25-2021
Gut bacteria of infant boys can enhance cognitive skills
A recent study from the University of Alberta has analyzed the gut microbiomes of over 400 infants. The researchers found that baby boys with a gut bacterial composition high in Bacteroidetes had more advanced cognition and language skills after one year.  "It's well known that female children score higher (at early ages), especially in cognition and language," said study co-author Professor Anita Kozyrskyj. "But when it comes to gut microbial composition, it was the male infants where we saw this obvious connection between the Bacteroidetes and the...
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07-25-2021
Three important coral habitats are vanishing
A new study from the University of São Paulo has...
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07-24-2021
Millions more jobs will open in the energy sector by 2050
Attempts to meet the Paris Agreement’s global target of keeping...
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07-24-2021
Tropical forests are on the verge of a tipping point
Humid tropical forests impact the world’s weather patterns and temperatures,...
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07-23-2021
Five new plant species found in Bolivia
Scientists at the University of Exeter are describing five previously...
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07-23-2021
Extremely hot days could quadruple in the UK
Global warming is leading to increasing temperatures across Earth, and...
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07-23-2021
Pterosaurs may have hatched with the ability to fly
The first vertebrates to achieve flight were neither birds nor...
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07-23-2021
Targeted removal of lionfish may prove helpful
Beautiful lionfish with their mesmerizing patterns and showy spines are...
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07-23-2021
Fibers inspired by spider silk are stronger than steel
Spider silk is known for its incredible strength. For its...
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07-23-2021
DNA evidence confirms: humans wiped out Xerces blue butterflies
Xerces blue butterflies were last seen alive in San Francisco...
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07-22-2021
Drought changes the root microbiome of rice plants
A new study from UC Davis has revealed that drought...
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07-22-2021
Cockatoos learn by copying others
In the past couple of years, sulphur-crested cockatoos in Sydney,...
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07-22-2021
Newborn mammals can see the world before they open their eyes
Newborn mammals have a visual sense of the world before...
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