Category: Living

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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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Doing your holiday shopping online? Here are 10 tips for avoiding scams

H. Colleen Sinclair, Mississippi State University Online shopping is already booming this holiday season. While last year’s big increase in holiday e-commerce due to the…

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Lyme disease protection: No vaccine yet, but an antibody shot could soon provide a season of immunity

Mark Klempner, UMass Chan Medical School Lyme disease has become an insidious epidemic in the United States. Caused by bacteria transmitted through the bite of…

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Posted in Food Living

Debate: Could anti-speciesism and veganism form the basis form a rational society?

Eric Muraille, Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) Anti-speciesism and veganism are presented today as projects for society as a whole. Several political parties have even…

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Posted in Living Technology

Can democracy work on the internet? Reddit tells a mixed story

Throughout history, people have established new governments for all sorts of reasons: to solidify alliances, or expand empires, or secure individual liberties. Marc Beaulac had…

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US Muslims gave more to charity than other Americans in 2020

By Shariq Siddiqui, IUPUI and Rafeel Wasif, Portland State University Muslim Americans gave more to charity in 2020 than non-Muslims, we found in a new…

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Posted in Environment Health Living Medical

A lab-stage mRNA vaccine targeting ticks may offer protection against Lyme and other tick-borne diseases6

Andaleeb Sajid, National Institutes of Health The Research Brief is a short take about interesting academic work. The big idea A new laboratory-stage mRNA vaccine…

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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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We scanned the DNA of 8,000 people to see how facial features are controlled by genes

Seth M. Weinberg, University of Pittsburgh and John R. Shaffer, University of Pittsburgh Takeaways A new study reveals more than 130 regions in human DNA…

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People you’ve had conversations with think about you afterwards more than you think and like you more than you believe, study shows

A new study found that we underestimate the frequency and positivity with which people think about us creating a Thought Gap and Liking Gap  ‘The Thought…

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