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Loneliness and monotony may shrink the brain

A lot of things are known to shrivel up in cold conditions. Particularly human extremities like toes and fingers. But brains may also experience shrinkage, at least according to a study published this week in The New England Journal of…

Cheering kindergarteners pack courthouse for boy's adoption hearing

[embedded content] Dozens of tiny kids waved pink and red hearts on wooden sticks as the judge dabbed her eyes with tissues. When 5-year-old Michael Orlando Clark Jr. went to the Kent County courthouse in Grand Rapids, Michigan, for his…


People Are Afraid Of Change, Not Climate Change

Unless someone is breaking a hundred dollar bill or receiving change from a purchase, people do not like change, especially when it comes to the fact that they are being told they need to change their habits or their way of thinking

Why dogs love the cold and playing in the snow

When temperatures drop or snow starts to fall, many of us hibernate inside under warm blankets — after stocking up on bread and milk, of course. But not our dogs. Cold? They love the cold! They run around the yard…

Why Scientists Never Pay A Price For Their Supremely Bad Forecasts

You can read the full version of this 10-year-old news story on the website of Australia’s Herald Sun newspaper by clicking here. Disastrous global warming didn’t happen five years ago, in 2014. It isn’t happening today, either. Yet Penny Sackett…

Squid pigments have antimicrobial properties

(FECYT – Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology) Ommochromes, the pigments that color the skin of squids and other invertebrates, could be used in the food and health sectors for their antioxidant and antimicrobial properties. This is confirmed by the analyses carried out by researchers from the University of Sonora in Mexico and the Miguel Hernández University in Spain.

Press registration opens for ACS’s spring 2020 national meeting in Philadelphia

(American Chemical Society) Journalists may now apply for press credentials for the American Chemical Society (ACS) Spring 2020 National Meeting & Exposition, one of the largest scientific conferences of the year. The meeting will be held March 22-26, 2020, in Philadelphia.