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Newswise: Fish in the Sahara? Yes, in the early Holocene
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    19-Feb-2020 2:00 PM EST

Fish in the Sahara? Yes, in the early Holocene

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Animal remains at the Takarkori rock shelter suggest human occupants shifted to a more mammal-heavy diet over time, as aridity of the region increased

Channels: Climate Science, Environmental Science, Evolution and Darwin, Nature, Paleontology, Wildlife, Staff Picks, PLOS ONE, All Journal News,

Released:
12-Feb-2020 3:50 PM EST
Newswise: Component of Human Breast Milk Enhances Cognitive Development in Babies

Component of Human Breast Milk Enhances Cognitive Development in Babies

Children's Hospital Los Angeles

Maternal factors, such as breast milk, have been shown to affect a baby’s development, and previous animal studies have determined that a carbohydrate, the oligosaccharide 2’FL found in maternal milk, positively influences neurodevelopment.

Channels: All Journal News, Children's Health, Cognition and Learning, Neuro, OBGYN, Women's Health, National Institutes of Health (NIH), PLOS ONE, Staff Picks,

Released:
18-Feb-2020 10:45 AM EST
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WWI helmets protect against shock waves just as well as modern designs

Duke University

Biomedical engineers from Duke University have demonstrated that, despite significant advancements in protection from ballistics and blunt impacts, modern military helmets are no better at protecting the brain from shock waves created by nearby blasts than their World War I counterparts.

Channels: All Journal News, Engineering, Materials Science, Technology, PLOS ONE,

Released:
17-Feb-2020 1:05 PM EST
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Newswise: Mother Nature: reshaping modern play spaces for children’s health

Mother Nature: reshaping modern play spaces for children’s health

University of South Australia

A world first review of the importance of nature play could transform children’s play spaces, supporting investment in city and urban parks, while also delivering important opportunities for children’s physical, social and emotional development.

Channels: All Journal News, Children's Health, Education, Nature, PLOS ONE,

Released:
14-Feb-2020 11:05 PM EST
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Newswise: Approval processes for clinical practice guidelines introduce potential conflicts of interest, review finds

Approval processes for clinical practice guidelines introduce potential conflicts of interest, review finds

University of North Carolina Health Care System

A new study of the approval processes used by the 43 medical-specialty-society members of the Council of Medical Specialty Societies in the U.S. to create evidence-based guidelines finds that most use an approval procedure that has the potential to undermine editorial independence of the guideline development committee.

Channels: All Journal News, Government/Law, Healthcare, PLOS ONE,

Released:
13-Feb-2020 9:00 AM EST
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    12-Feb-2020 2:00 PM EST

Consumers May Be Wasting More Than Twice as Much Food as Commonly Believed

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Widely used estimates don’t account for effects of affluence on consumer behavior—and affluent consumers waste more food

Channels: Environmental Science, Food Science, Nutrition, Economics, PLOS ONE, All Journal News,

Released:
5-Feb-2020 3:30 PM EST
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Newswise: Climate-Driven Farming “Frontiers” Pose Major Environmental Risks
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    12-Feb-2020 2:00 PM EST
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5-Feb-2020 3:35 PM EST
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Discovery Paves Path Forward in the Fight Against the Deadliest Form of Malaria

University of Utah Health

Scientists have identified a key molecule involved in the development of cerebral malaria, a deadly form of the tropical disease. Further, they defined a potential drug target and way forward in alleviating this condition for which few targeted treatments are available.

Channels: All Journal News, Blood, Neuro, Pharmaceuticals, African News, PLOS ONE, Grant Funded News,

Released:
7-Feb-2020 4:10 PM EST
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    5-Feb-2020 2:00 PM EST

Normal Resting Heart Rate Appears to Vary Widely from Person to Person

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Individual people’s averages show long-term consistency, according to de-identified data from wearables worn by 92,457 people

Channels: Cardiovascular Health, Heart Disease, PLOS ONE, All Journal News,

Released:
29-Jan-2020 3:10 PM EST
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Newswise: 9,900-year-old Mexican female skeleton is morphologically distinct from most of America’s earliest known settlers
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    5-Feb-2020 2:00 PM EST
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29-Jan-2020 3:05 PM EST
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