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Appearance vs. reality: The perfectly healthy obese

Appearance vs. reality: The perfectly healthy obese | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
No one can claim to be unaware of the risks of obesity in this day and age. Almost every day there are discussions in the media about the risks of carrying excess fat.
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Wood chips help curb nitrate leaching

Wood chips help curb nitrate leaching | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
(PhysOrg.com) -- Wood chips can significantly stem nitrate flow from crop fields into the surrounding watershed, according to a U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) study.
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NASA map sees Earth's trees in a new light

NASA map sees Earth's trees in a new light | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
A NASA-led science team has created an accurate, high-resolution map of the height of Earth's forests.
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New approach urged for late-talking bilingual babies

New approach urged for late-talking bilingual babies | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
Babies who are raised in homes where two or more languages are spoken may appear to talk later than those learning just one language, leaving parents puzzled and concerned as to the reasons why.
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Studying the evolution of life's building blocks

Studying the evolution of life's building blocks | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
Studying the origin of life at its building blocks offers a unique perspective on evolution, says a researcher at Michigan State University.
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Pulsars: The Universe's gift to physics

Pulsars, superdense neutron stars, are perhaps the most extraordinary physics laboratories in the Universe. Research on these extreme and exotic objects already has produced two Nobel Prizes.
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Oceans set stage for human evolution - Science News

Oceans set stage for human evolution - Science News | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it

Scientists may now be able to explain one of the key events that shaped human history: why East Africa got drier starting around 2 million years ago, with forests giving way to grasslands on which Homo could further evolve. Ocean temperature changes, especially the arrival of a strong warm/cool difference along the equator in the Indian Ocean, could have triggered the change.

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Coca Myths – a research paper by the Transnational Institute

A  very well researched and informative study from the Transnational Institute about the Coca (erythroxylum) plant.

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Broccoli and blueberries could bust gut problems: study

Broccoli and blueberries could bust gut problems: study | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it

The results for the two supposed superfoods were positive, suggesting both could alter gut bacteria and improve inflammation associated with the disease.

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Language skills linked to time in sun

Language skills linked to time in sun | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it

Mothers with low vitamin D levels during pregnancy are twice as likely to have children who experience language difficulties requiring clinical treatment, Australian scientists have found in research that reignites the debate on whether all pregnant mothers should be tested for deficiency.

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Climate Change Threatens Tropical Birds

Climate Change Threatens Tropical Birds | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
Climate change spells trouble for many tropical birds - especially those living in mountains, coastal forests and relatively small areas - and the damage will be compounded by other threats like habitat loss, disease and competition among species.
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Read the Signs, Take the Next Step

Read the Signs, Take the Next Step | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
Lessons always arrive when you are ready for them, and if you can read the signs, you will learn everything you need to know in order to take the next step.
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United Nations adopts Declaration on Rights of Indigenous Peoples

United Nations adopts Declaration on Rights of Indigenous Peoples | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
The General Assembly today adopted a landmark declaration outlining the rights of the world’s estimated 370 million indigenous people and outlawing discrimination against them – a move that followed more than two decades of debate.
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Microbiologist suggests hospitals open windows to reduce bacterial infections

Microbiologist suggests hospitals open windows to reduce bacterial infections | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
(Medical Xpress) -- Doctor Jack Gilbert, a microbiologist with Argonne National Laboratory, spoke at the recent meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) in Vancouver, Canada, and among other things, suggested that...
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Hopeful consumers choose fruit, happy consumers choose candy bars

Hopeful consumers choose fruit, happy consumers choose candy bars | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
Many people fall victim to emotional eating, but it doesn't happen only when they're feeling bad, according to researchers.
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The Complete Work of Charles Darwin Online

The Complete Work of Charles Darwin Online | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it

Welcome to the world's most widely used resource on Charles Darwin.

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Study twitter-maps new world order

Study twitter-maps new world order | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
(PhysOrg.com) -- A new study of tweets spreading news from The New York Times finds that the Internet, while creating an open line of communication across continents, may at the same time be strengthening walls that separate users into ideological...
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Livestock science will benefit sub-Saharan Africa

Livestock science will benefit sub-Saharan Africa | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
Africa will benefit greatly from advances in livestock science that will benefit the animals and the people they provide with high quality protein, said scientists here Sunday.
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Taking tips from Vikings can help us adapt to global change

Taking tips from Vikings can help us adapt to global change | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
Climate change, economic turmoil and cultural upheaval may be pressing concerns today – but history can teach us how best to respond, research suggests.
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The Golden Ratio (or Phi): A Natural Mathematical Formula for All Creation, Man Made...or Something Else Entirely?

The Golden Ratio (or Phi): A Natural Mathematical Formula for All Creation, Man Made...or Something Else Entirely? | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
It always helps to go back as far as you can in any timeline and at least get some sense of where something started in retrieving answers for everything. But nobody really knows where the Golden Ratio was first discovered or created.
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The Pyramids of Africa

The Pyramids of Africa | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
The Pyramids of AfricaNaturally you have heard of Pyramids, especially the famous great pyramids of Giza. But what do you know about the pyramids of Africa?
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400 years of the telescope

400 years of the telescope | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
A documentary following the history of the telescope from the days of Copernicus to recent findings from the Hubble Telescope.
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Report on study of bones in Sutherland sand dune - BBC News

Report on study of bones in Sutherland sand dune - BBC News | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
Report on study of bones in Sutherland sand duneBBC NewsGuard Archaeology's report on last October's discovery at Farr has been uploaded onto to the Highland Historic Environment Record database.
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Why Poor Children Are Falling Behind | Psychology Today

Why Poor Children Are Falling Behind | Psychology Today | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it

A study by a Stanford sociologist, Sean Reardon, states that the standardized test scores between affluent and low-income students has widened by about 40 percent in the last half-century.


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