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Wine in Texas, Microplastics, South Sudan Poaching, and More in the Environmental Science News Source

The latest research on the environment in the Environmental Science News Source

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Falling, geriatic medicine, Fraility, Broken Bones

Falls Researcher Breaks Ankle

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A Saint Louis University nursing professor who studies the debilitating impact of falls became the victim of her own scholarship in August, when she slipped and broke her ankle. She shares lessons learned.

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FALL, Yard Work, Injury, pain, Back Pain, Neck Pain, Strain, raking, leaf blowers, mulching, Chiropractic, Chiropractors, Chiropractor

Avoid Injuries While Doing Yard Work This Fall

Tips from the American Chiropractic Association (ACA) on how to avoid pain and injury while raking and mulching leaves and using blowers and other yard equipment this fall.

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Chicago Wouldn’t Last Long Under Zombie Invasion, Model Finds

In the unlikely event of the zombie apocalypse, it would take less than two months for the undead to take control of the city, says a new study by researchers at Argonne National Laboratory.

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Time Change, Daylight Saving Time

Fall Back! the Effects of Time Change on Health

On Sunday, November 6, we will be turning our clocks back one hour to mark the end of Daylight Savings Time.

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Food Science, Chocolate, Antioxidants, Halloween

Scientists Discover Way to Make Milk Chocolate Have Dark Chocolate Health Benefits Without the Bitter Taste

Dark chocolate can be a source of antioxidants in the diet, but many consumers dislike the bitter flavor. The taste of milk chocolate is more appealing to a greater number of consumers, but it doesn’t have the same antioxidants properties as dark chocolate. In a recent Journal of Food Science study, researchers found a way to use peanut skin extracts to make milk chocolate that has even more nutritional benefits of dark chocolate without affecting the taste.

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Halloween Activities Help Babies Develop Senses, Kids Develop Empathy

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Babies crunching leaves in their hands, children creating costumes with their parents, and families picking pumpkins at the local pumpkin patch -- it doesn't have to be cheap or include witches and werewolves for parents to spend time with their children and help aid in their psychological and social development

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Texas A&M Health Science Center, Dark Chocolate, Oral Health, Cavities

Dark Chocolate: Subtle Trick or Ideal Treat?

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Halloween is fraught with the perils of cavity-inducing treats. Lip-smacking sour gummies, ooey gooey caramel and fruit chews can get to the best of us, but these sugar-laden delights wreak havoc on our oral health. Yet there is a glimmer of semi-good news for the cavity conscious: dark chocolate.

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Project Pumpkin: Professor and Students Harvest 17 New and Experimental Varieties of Pumpkins

URI Professor harvests student enthusiasm with hands-on research.

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The Transition From Daylight Saving Time to Standard Time Leads to Depressions

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The number of people diagnosed with depression at psychiatric hospitals increases immediately after the transition from daylight saving time to standard time -- this is the conclusion of a recent register-based study from Denmark.







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