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05-13-2022
Children grow faster during school year, slower in summer
At least half a dozen studies in the past have found that children gain weight at a faster rate during the summer holiday months than during the months they attend school. This phenomenon has been attributed to changes in diet and activity patterns during summer months when children are at home and tend to spend more time in front of screens and consume more unhealthy snacks and sugary beverages.  But a new study that followed changes in mass and height in 3,588 primary school children for five...
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04-29-2018
Sleeping when it's light? Your circadian rhythm may be off
Sleeping with the light on can make your circadian rhythm...
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04-29-2018
Could hollow asteroids be used as generation ships?
For decades, humanity has looked for our future among the...
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04-29-2018
Operation IceBridge offers theories on mysterious holes in Arctic ice
Two weeks ago, NASA posted a “puzzler” image from Operation...
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04-29-2018
Coral bleaching less likely in reefs used to temperature changes
How can reefs avoid coral bleaching as ocean temperatures rise?...
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04-28-2018
New type of plastic can be recycled an infinite number of times
When someone recycles a plastic water bottle, they probably don’t...
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04-27-2018
New eel-like robot moves silently and blends into environment
A newly developed, eel-like soft robot presents a major step...
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04-24-2018
Scientists discover new form of DNA in human cells
DNA is typically thought of as having the familiar double-helix...
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04-24-2018
3-D printing may soon revolutionize the food industry
What will food of the future look and taste like...
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04-23-2018
European drought regions would grow under climate change
If global temperatures continue to rise, Europe could soon see...
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04-23-2018
Four big breakthroughs presented to improve the environment
Every year, a conference is held with over 14,000 multidisciplinary...
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04-23-2018
Ancient humans began walking upright sooner than was thought
An investigation by researchers at the University of Arizona is...
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04-23-2018
Scientists can now bend and stretch diamonds
An international team of researchers has discovered that diamonds can...
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