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Anxiety increases chance of skin diseases in youth
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Anxiety increases chance of skin diseases in youth

Arthritis and digestive issues have recently been discovered to be more prevalent in young people who have experienced depression. The discovery also showed that the chance of contracting skin diseases is heightened by anxiety disorders in youth. The study, which delves into how physical diseases and mental disorders can occur in tandem during youth, was…

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Periodic table gains four new elements

The International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry approved the names and symbols of four new elements: Moscovium, Nihonium, Oganesson and Tennessine. These elements were submitted for review four years ago and have gone under strict testing to establish characterization and assignment properties that prove the new elements to be unique from existing elements. Nihonium,…

Pokemon Go benefits real-life conservation efforts
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Pokemon Go benefits real-life conservation efforts

New research into the popular smartphone game Pokemon Go has shed light on unexpected effects the game has on real-life wildlife and conservation efforts. Researchers at the University of Cambridge, University College London, the University of Oxford and the UNEP World Conservation Monitoring Centre believe that the game may help spark a reinterest in nature…

Male lifespans trailing behind females’
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Male lifespans trailing behind females’

Modern humans have longer lifespans than every other primate, yet male lifespans lag behind female lifespans across the primate family tree, according to new research. The study, titled “The Emergence of Longevous Populations,” appeared in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. The study included contributors from several U.S. and European universities. The study sought…

Students have difficulties identifying credible online sources
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Students have difficulties identifying credible online sources

Students have difficulty identifying credible sources on the internet, new data shows. A report released by the Stanford History Education Group detailed that students have a difficult time distinguishing between credible sources, advertisements or from where information originated. The researchers started their work in January 2015 by tackling the question of civic online reasoning. The…

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