Teens get more sleep, show improved grades and attendance with later school start time, researchers find
In 2016, Seattle Public Schools pushed back the start times for the district's 18 high schools by 55 minutes, from 7:50 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. And as hoped, teenagers used the extra time to sleep in.
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Anticipation is often viewed as an emotional experience, an eager wait for something to happen.
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Farmers can already use drones to soar over huge fields and monitor temperature, humidity or crop health. But these machines need so much power to fly that they can't get very far without needing a charge. Now, engineers at the University of...
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Research in recent years has linked a person’s physical or social environment to their well-being. Stress wears down the body and compromises the immune system, leaving a person more vulnerable to illnesses and other conditions. Various stressors,...
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Biggest extinction in Earth’s history caused by global warming leaving ocean animals gasping for breath
The largest extinction in Earth’s history marked the end of the Permian period, some 252 million years ago. Long before dinosaurs, our planet was populated with plants and animals that were mostly obliterated after a series of massive volcanic...
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In a study published Nov. 22 in Nature Communications, scientists at the University of Washington Bothell, Pennsylvania State University and Oregon State University report that coral bacteria are surprisingly diverse and that different sections of...
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Parents Learn, Babies Talk: How Coaching Moms and Dads Leads to Better Language Skills Among Infants
When it comes to helping infants learn to talk, it’s not just how much parents say, but how they say it. Speaking directly to the baby with a style of speech known as “parentese” — talking slowly and clearly, often with exaggerated vowels...
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The abundance of personal smartphones in southern African countries got University of Washington professor Sarah Gimbel thinking: What if these phones were used by front-line health workers — namely nurses — to collect and analyze data on...
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Hurricane forecasts moving from storm tracks to coastal impacts, says University of Washington's Shuyi Chen
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Trump's Infrastructure Plan 'Right Answer to Wrong Question,' Says University of Washington Professor Justin Marlowe
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Katie Davis of the University of Washington Information School Can Discuss Effects of Smartphone Use on Youth
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