Category: Living

Posted in Food Living

1 in 3 college students face food insecurity – expanding SNAP benefits on campus will help stave off hunger

Anastasia Snelling, American University and Rebecca Hagedorn, Meredith College It’s harder to learn when you are suffering from hunger or searching for your next meal….

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Posted in Living Science

An interactive visual database for American Sign Language reveals how signs are organized in the mind

Zed Sevcikova Sehyr, San Diego State University; Ariel Golderg, Tufts University; Karen Emmorey, San Diego State University, and Naomi Caselli, Boston University “Desire” and “still”…

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Posted in COVID-19 Living Medical

Here’s how to help your kids break out of their pandemic bubble and transition back to being with others

Dominique A. Phillips, University of Miami and Jill Ehrenreich-May, University of Miami Pilar’s parents took all the recommended precautions to shield her from the dangers…

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Posted in Health Living

At what age are people usually happiest? New research offers surprising clues

Clare Mehta, Emmanuel College If you could be one age for the rest of your life, what would it be? Would you choose to be…

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Posted in Living Science

A laser equipped robotic guide dog to lead people who are visually impaired

by Bob Yirka , Tech Xplore A small team of researchers at the University of California, Berkeley has developed a robot dog to help in…

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Posted in Health Living Medical

Supportive partners protect relationship quality in people with depression or stress

by  University of Massachusetts Amherst Having a responsive, supportive partner minimizes the negative impacts of an individual’s depression or external stress on their romantic relationship, according…

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Posted in Living

Why Easter is called Easter, and other little-known facts about the holiday

Brent Landau, The University of Texas at Austin College of Liberal Arts The date of Easter, when the resurrection of Jesus is said to have…

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Posted in Living

How hypnosis changes your BRAIN: Getting put under alters how you process information and causes neural regions to act independently of each other, study finds

Researchers examined the brain of one person in and out of a hypnotic state They identified changes to the structure of the brain while under…

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Posted in Living Science

Project-based learning deepens science knowledge for 3rd graders in Michigan

Joseph S. Krajcik, Michigan State University and Barbara Schneider, Michigan State University The Research Brief is a short take about interesting academic work. The big…

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Posted in Living Medical Science Technology

A hologram face, a robot voice… how special effects helped me cheat death: Trapped in his own body by a cruel disease, PETER SCOTT-MORGAN pushed science and doctors to the limit, as the final part of his electrifying memoir reveals

By PETER SCOTT-MORGAN FOR THE DAILY MAIL PUBLISHED: 17:52 EDT, 28 March 2021 | UPDATED: 18:53 EDT, 28 March 2021  Just for a moment, imagine that you were about to…

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