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Why 9 to 5 isn’t the only shift that can work for busy families

A new University of Washington study finds that the impacts of parent work schedules on children vary by age and gender, and often reflect which shift a parent works. Rotating shifts — a schedule that varies day by day or week by week — can be...
20-Jun-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Great White Sharks Dive Deep Into Warm-Water Whirlpools in the Atlantic

Tracking of two great white sharks reveals for the first time that in the open ocean they spend more time deep inside warm-water eddies.
18-Jun-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


'Teachers are brain engineers': UW study shows how intensive instruction changes brain circuitry in struggling readers

Using MRI measurements of the brain's neural connections, or “white matter,” UW researchers have shown that, in struggling readers, the neural circuitry strengthened — and their reading performance improved — after just eight weeks of a...
14-Jun-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Key Ocean Fish Can Prevail with Changes to Farmed Fish, Livestock Diets

A new study shows that if current aquaculture and agriculture practices remain unchanged into the future, wild forage fish populations likely will be overextended by the year 2050, and possibly sooner. However, making sensible changes in aquaculture...
11-Jun-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Choice Matters: The Environmental Costs of Producing Meat, Seafood

A new study appearing online June 11 in the journal Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment considers which food type is more environmentally costly to produce: livestock, farmed seafood or wild-caught fish.
7-Jun-2018 3:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Ocean Warming, 'Junk-Food' Prey Cause of Massive Seabird Die-Off, Study Finds

A new University of Washington-led paper pinpoints starvation as the cause of death for hundreds of thousands of Cassin's auklet seabirds in late 2014 to early 2015.
5-Jun-2018 3:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites


A Promising Target in the Quest for a 1-Million-Year-Old Antarctic Ice Core

The oldest ice core so far provides 800,000 years of our planet’s climate history. A field survey in Antarctica has pinpointed a location where an entire million years of undisturbed ice might be preserved intact.
23-May-2018 3:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Want to Help Your Child Succeed in School? Add Language to the Math, Reading Mix

A University of Washington study finds that a child's language skills in kindergarten can predict his or her future proficiency in other subjects.
17-May-2018 4:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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