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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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07-22-2017
A preview of what a warmer climate will be like in the 2080s
With climate change on the horizon, scientists have begun piecing...
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07-22-2017
Enhanced microalgae could be the secret weapon in saving corals
A genetically engineered species of microalgae could help protect coral...
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07-21-2017
Study: Couples who live together actually share microbes
Scientists at the University of Waterloo have determined that couples...
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07-21-2017
Humans arrived in Australia earlier than previously believed
Humans arrived in Australia about 65,000 years ago, over than...
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07-21-2017
Sleep disorders could cause cognition problems due to this gene
A new study has found that people who are genetically...
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07-20-2017
Sugary drinks with a high-protein meal could be ruining your diet
For most people, maintaining a steady supply of energy while...
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07-20-2017
Scientists embark on expedition to submerged continent Zealandia
Zealandia is a large mass of Earth’s crust that split...
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07-20-2017
3D printing becoming major competition for the toy industry
A new study reveals that do-it-yourself (DIY) toy manufacturing could...
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07-20-2017
Study: 1 in 3 cases of dementia preventable through treatment
Roughly 47 million people worldwide suffer from dementia, a number...
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07-19-2017
Keeping a healthy heart when young will help your brain later on
Maintaining a healthy heart at an early age through diet,...
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07-19-2017
Scientists discover how to silence genes, could prevent disorders
Imprinted genes regulate fetal growth and development. These genes are...
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07-19-2017
Time “windows” convert short-term memories to long-term ones
Time “windows" that collectively alter the state of the brain...
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