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Saturday, November 23, 2019

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Newswise Weekend Edition Wire for 23-Nov-2019

***Newswise Weekend Edition***

The Weekend Edition is a collection of interesting, exceptional articles you may have missed from the week. Articles are chosen by the editorial team at Newswise.

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Medical News

New WHO-led study says majority of adolescents worldwide are not sufficiently physically active, putting their current and future health at risk

The first ever global trends for adolescent insufficient physical activity show that urgent action is needed to increase physical activity levels in girls and boys aged 11 to 17 years. The study, published in The Lancet Child & Adolescent Health jour...

– World Health Organization (WHO)

The Lancet Child & Adolescent Health

Embargo expired on 21-Nov-2019 at 18:30 ET

Science underestimated dangerous effects of sleep deprivation

Michigan State University’s Sleep and Learning Lab has conducted one of the largest sleep studies to date, revealing that sleep deprivation affects us much more than prior theories have suggested.

– Michigan State University

Experimental Psychology

Embargo expired on 21-Nov-2019 at 17:00 ET

Survey Finds 1 in 3 Patients Needed More Information on Cancer Treatment Side Effects

One in three adults treated for cancer may experience side effects from treatment they wish they had known more about, according to a new survey published in the Journal of Oncology Practice. The national survey of more than 400 U.S. adults, which wa...

– American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO)

Journal of Oncology Practice, 2019

Embargo expired on 20-Nov-2019 at 16:00 ET

Science News

An Ancient Snake’s Cheekbone Sheds Light on Evolution of Modern Snake Skulls

100-million-year old legged snake fossil provides critical insight into how the heads of modern snakes evolved

– University of Alberta

Science Advances

Embargo expired on 20-Nov-2019 at 10:00 ET

Exoplanet Axis Study Boosts Hopes of Complex Life, Just Not Next Door

There's new hope that we aren't alone in the universe, that advanced beings may exist on exoplanets. But they're probably not close by, says a new study on the stability of planetary tilts - and orbits - needed to encourage the evolution of complex l...

– Georgia Institute of Technology

Astrophysical Journal; NNX14AK31G

Embargo expired on 19-Nov-2019 at 08:00 ET

Researchers Show Noise Pollution Is Threatening the Survival of a Number of Species

Researchers from Queen’s University Belfast have found noise pollution is threatening the survival of more than 100 different species.

– Queen's University Belfast

Biology Letters

Embargo expired on 19-Nov-2019 at 19:00 ET

Dinosaur-Era Shark Fossil Discovered in Kansas; Researchers Name It Cretodus Houghtonorum

A 91-million-year-old fossil shark newly named Cretodus houghtonorum discovered in Kansas joins a list of large dinosaur-era animals. Preserved in sediments deposited in an ancient ocean called the Western Interior Seaway that covered the middle of N...

– DePaul University

Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology

Embargo expired on 18-Nov-2019 at 04:00 ET

Lifestyle & Social Sciences

Financial therapy can aid well-being, stability

Financial therapy could help couples navigate disagreements, money concerns and financial conflicts before these issues tear relationships apart.

– University of Georgia

Contemporary Family Therapy

Toward a more civil discourse

In our current climate of sometimes intense vitriol, reappropriation — by which a group of people reclaims words or artifacts that were previously used in a way disparaging of that group — can tame uncivil discourse, finds a new study by politica...

– Washington University in St. Louis

“Taming Uncivil Discourse”, Political Psychology

Turkey Drop: When Thanksgiving Break Turns Into a Break Up

Rutgers experts offer tips to prepare parents and students for the emotional fall out that can follow this first semester rite of passage some experience.

– Rutgers University

Business News

Can Ethics Be Taught? Study Offers First Large-Sample Evidence of the Effect of Ethics Training on Financial Sector Behavior

New research from Notre Dame offers the first large-sample study on how rules and ethics training affects behavior and employment decisions in the financial sector.

– University of Notre Dame

Financial Economics

Netflix vs. Disney Plus: What’s Downstream for Streaming?

Home entertainment has transformed. In a matter of years, we’ve gone from rabbit ears on the television to — come the November debut of Disney Plus — mouse ears on streaming media. What does that mean for Netflix and other competitors? What wil...

– University of Virginia Darden School of Business

The Career Pivot: 6 Lessons for the New Employee

Starting new jobs doesn’t just mean showing expertise or knowhow; it means entering new relationships, and how we handle people can affect the newbie and the organization. Professor Joe Harder offers tips on how to gracefully enter a new role and e...

– University of Virginia Darden School of Business





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