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Study found that who avoids the news do it in part because they anticipate news will make them anxious without being relevant to their lives, resulting in limited engagement with news, and by extension, civic and political affairs
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Paleontologists have identified a new genus and species of algae more than 500m years old. The ancient fossil — 541m years old — predates the origin of land plants, & interestingly the fossil is the first and oldest green algae from this era to be preserved in three dimensions.
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Air pollution may worsen autism-related hospital admissions. Autistic children seem to be at heightened risk of being admitted to hospital if they are exposed to air pollution for relatively brief periods, with boys more at risk than girls, suggests research.
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A nationwide study in the United States found that population-weighted exposure to green spaces, especially nearby forests, may reduce the risk of COVID-19 infection (after controlling for population allocation, spatial autocorrelation, and many other types of covariates).
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Association between meatless diet and depression: Participants who excluded meat from their diet were found to have a higher prevalence of depressive episodes as compared to participants who consumed meat. This association is independent of socioeconomic, lifestyle factors,and nutrient deficiencies.
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Scientists chart 45 million years of Antarctic temperature change. The new study of Earth’s past is one of the clearest indications yet that humans continue to produce CO2 levels for which we can expect major ice loss at the Antarctic margins and global sea-level rise over the coming decades
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