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Posted in All Concussion

Children, youth take longer to fully recover from concussion

by  York University York University concussion experts report that children and youth take longer to fully recover from a concussion than previously thought. After a concussion, young…

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Robin hushed: wind turbines are making songbirds change their tune

Mark Whittingham, Newcastle University Wind turbines are a leading source of green energy which could supply 12% of the world’s energy by 2020. But their…

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Posted in All COVID-19 Health Living

The pandemic is changing the way young people eat and how they feel about their bodies: 4 essential reads

Kate Kilpatrick, The Conversation Kids, like adults, cope with stress and anxiety in many different ways. For example, while some children reach for more snacks…

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Need for new cochlear implant design for localizing sound directions

by  City University of Hong Kong Cochlear implants help deaf patients in hearing, yet the current technology remains far from perfect. A research team led by…

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Posted in All Climate Change

Malnourished bugs: Higher CO2 levels make plants less nutritious, hurting insect populations

Ellen Welti, University of Oklahoma The Research Brief is a short take on interesting academic work. The big idea Grasshopper populations, like those of many…

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Posted in All Food Health Living

Synthetic chemical in consumer products linked to early death, study finds

By Sandee LaMotte, CNN Updated 4:34 PM ET, Tue October 12, 2021  (CNN) Synthetic chemicals called phthalates, found in hundreds of consumer products such as…

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Plant compound may help diseased honeybees find their way home

ByAlison Bosman. staff writer Honeybees can be infected by a virus that makes their wings develop in an abnormal manner and causes them to fly poorly,…

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The water cycle is intensifying as the climate warms, IPCC report warns – that means more intense storms and flooding

Mathew Barlow, University of Massachusetts Lowell Leer en espanol The world watched in July 2021 as extreme rainfall became floods that washed away centuries-old homes…

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Why Is Dryer Lint Gray?

By John B. Snow  Lint is the accumulation of fibers that slough off clothing, linens and other textiles. When these fibers collect in clothes dryers, the…

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I spoke to 99 big thinkers about what our ‘world after coronavirus’ might look like – this is what I learned

Adil Najam, Boston University Back in March, my colleagues at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future at Boston University…

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