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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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04-22-2018
Artificial sweeteners, like sugar, can lead to obesity and diabetes
Business is booming for companies that make artificial sweeteners. As...
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04-22-2018
Seniors: drinking water during exercise boosts your brain
Drinking water during exercise is a no brainer, right? Actually,...
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04-21-2018
Humans (and chimps) are genetically inclined to turn to war
Chimpanzees are the only primates known to frequently engage in...
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04-19-2018
Humans can develop a genetic adaptation for diving
For over 1000 years, the Bajau people – a group...
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04-18-2018
Are dogs able to predict earthquakes?
It is not uncommon for people to take anecdotal evidence...
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04-18-2018
Woolly mammoths might be making a big comeback
Woolly mammoths, the giant furry mammals that used to roam...
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04-17-2018
Newly discovered plastic-eating enzyme can help battle pollution
The sheer magnitude of the plastic pollution problem on planet...
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04-16-2018
Scientists identify new genes that determine hair color
A new study has revealed over a hundred new genes...
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04-16-2018
Running faster could improve learning ability
Running faster helps mice learn better, according to a new...
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04-16-2018
What determines whether or not people believe science?
Dr. Eryn Newman of The Australian National University (ANU) is...
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04-15-2018
Think you like art? It may come down to your mental state
Whether or not someone likes a piece of artwork may...
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04-15-2018
Urban great tits are more aggressive than their country counterparts
Turns out, the big city doesn’t just toughen up the...
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