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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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09-05-2017
Humans are still evolving, according to new study
Researchers at Columbia University have studied the genomes of 210,000...
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09-04-2017
Facial recognition is not innate, but developed over time
Scientists used to believe that facial recognition was an innate...
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09-03-2017
Heavy drinking affects men and women differently, study finds
Medical research has shown that heavy drinking can change brain...
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09-01-2017
Scientists team up to save coral reefs from climate change
An international team of scientists have collaborated to save coral...
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08-31-2017
Why yawning is so contagious and how it could help treat diseases
Researchers have conducted a study that may explain why yawning...
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08-30-2017
Ancient global warming event was caused by volcanic eruptions
Early Earth was volatile, with shifting continents, mass extinction events,...
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08-30-2017
Decisions are made by two independent regions of the brain
17th century mathematician Blaise Pascal introduced the theory that humans...
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08-29-2017
Dark chocolate with olive oil improves cardiovascular health
Polyphenols play an important role in our health and well...
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08-27-2017
Ancient wine residue found on Copper Age pottery
Historians and grape aficionados alike have long believed that Italy’s...
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08-27-2017
Earthquake aftermath can cause more devastation than the quake itself
Earthquakes can be sudden and terrifying, causing massive amounts of...
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08-25-2017
As climate change alters the environment, lakes stay consistent
As climate change continues to drastically affect air temperatures, weather...
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08-24-2017
No evidence that marijuana use affects human kidney function
Marijuana is becoming increasingly prevalent in the United States for...
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