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Standup Comedy Classes For Men at Risk of Suicide Wins NHS Funding

The UK’s public health services are officially prescribing stand-up comedy classes to men at risk of suicide from mental trauma or depression—after a pilot program proved outrageously successful. While stand-up is one of the hardest, and scariest things most people could think to do, humor is also one of the most innate ways human beings […]

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Parkinson’s Disease Symptoms ‘Reversed’ by Mini Implant Bringing Hope

A small implant connected to electrodes inserted into the skull bone is providing huge relief to younger patients living with Parkinson’s disease, such that it could allow sufferers to pick up fine motor skills like playing golf again. While it isn’t a cure, the implant is a treatment that makes living with Parkinson’s ten times […]

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As Earth’s temperature rises, Massachusetts residents’ sense of urgency on climate change declines – The Boston Globe

Despite increasingly urgent international warnings and an onslaught of catastrophic wildfires and weather linked to global warming, fewer Massachusetts residents see the climate crisis as a very serious concern than they did three years ago, according to a new poll….

Study of Iridescent Animals Reveals Surprising Purpose Beyond Attracting Mates and Warning Predators

A new study shows for the first time that the striking iridescent colours seen in some animals increase their chances of survival against predators by acting as a means of camouflage. Rather than reveal it seems these dynamically changing shades are used to conceal, according to a University of Bristol study. Until now, it was […]

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A global warming pause that didn’t happen hampered climate science – Science News Magazine

It was one of the biggest climate change questions of the early 2000s: Had the planet’s rising fever stalled, even as humans pumped more heat-trapping gases into Earth’s atmosphere? By the turn of the century, the scientific understanding of climate…

Dolphins Have a Musical Social Media: Whistling Helps Them Bond With Friends at a Distance – and Increases Offspring

Male dolphins boost their social lives by whistling to each other at a distance, according to new research. The high pitched sound tells others they are present and wish to make contact. It helps the marine mammals maintain key community ties, say scientists, describing the rarest type of social organization in the animal kingdom. And, […]

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Explainer: Facebook and climate change: can falsehoods be reined in? – Reuters

TBILISI, Feb 23 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Facebook’s pledge to tackle falsehoods about global warming came under scrutiny on Wednesday as a study found the social media giant failed to flag up half of posts that promote climate change denial….

Storm Eunice: Was climate change responsible? – BBC Science Focus Magazine

The Met Office has issued a Red Weather Warning due to storm Eunice, which is hitting the south of England and Wales and bringing extremely strong winds, rainfall and flooding. Advertisement Exposed coastal areas are to see the worst gusts…

Outrage Over Extinction Rebellion Perps Being Cleared For Blocking Railway

MPs today blasted an ‘outrageous’ decision by a jury to unanimously clear three Extinction Rebellion activists of obstructing the railway on a Docklands Light Railway train – after the group claimed their actions were justified by their Christian faith and…

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