Study shows kids with dogs are less anxious

Study shows kids with dogs are less anxious

Dogs are an important part of many families. They are the playful ones, jokers and the troublemakers. But, have you ever wondered that their presence can also do something more serious, such as prevent anxiety in kids? According to a newstudy, kids, who have dogs at their home are less anxious. The study has come up as the latest proof of the beneficial ‘pet effect’.

Researchers explored this question in a study named‘Pet Dogs and Children’s Health: Opportunities for Chronic Disease Prevention’ released on Wednesday.

Researchers find a Way to make Flatworms Grow Other Species’ Heads and Brains

Researchers find a Way to make Flatworms Grow Other Species’ Heads and Brains

Researchers have found a new technique which could help them in influencing cells of flatworms to manipulate them to grow other flatworm species’ brains and heads, according to a new study. The finding could prove that genetics do not exclusively control the physical growth.

It May Be Your Gut Bacteria Pushing You to Feel Full and Drop Eating Further

It May Be Your Gut Bacteria Pushing You to Feel Full and Drop Eating Further

Researchers through some recent experiments have found that microbes living in your body that are part of the gut microbiome send signals to brain when they have had enough nutrients and stops you from eating further.

According to study researchers, almost after 20 minutes of continuous eating, E. coli bacteria, which are commonly found in human gut, starts producing proteins that scientists say are connected to a hormone responsible to suppress hunger.

Our Planet's Magnetic Field won’t flip any Time Soon, says study

Our Planet's Magnetic Field won’t flip any Time Soon, says study

The geomagnetic field of earth is not about to flip, as per a new study in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. The study announced that the magnetic field may be getting weaker, but it is not below the long-term average.

Dennis Kent, a paleomagnetism expert and an author of the study, said the geomagnetic field of earth may ‘go back the other direction’ in about a century. The magnetic field is the prime reason life exists on earth. Without it, our planet would be a barren world.

California Textbooks Misrepresent Climate Change as Debate Rather Than Scientific Fact

California Textbooks Misrepresent Climate Change as Debate Rather Than Scientific Fact

A new study by Stanford University has revealed that California science textbooks portray climate change as a point of debate rather than a scientific fact. Researchers noted that these textbooks were published by some major publishers.

According to the paper published in the Environmental Education Research Journal, the textbooks analyzed during the study presented the public debate about climate change and not the scientific reality behind it.

Elon Musk Congratulates Blue Origin for Successful Soft Landing of Their Uncrewed Rocket

Elon Musk Congratulates Blue Origin for Successful Soft Landing of Their Uncrewed Rocket

Blue Origin, a company started by Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos, recently launched a rocket into suborbital space and made a successful soft landing of the rocket on a pad in West Texas.

Bezos said in a statement that the uncrewed test marks as a major step towards the full rocket reusability, which could pave way for human exploration at a very low cost of spaceflight.

During a press briefing on Tuesday he said, “To be able to do a vertical landing with a fully reusable booster stage is a really big deal. It is the Holy Grail — to get full reuse”.

Millions of Little Black Spiders invade North Memphis

Millions of Little Black Spiders invade North Memphis

The invasion of spiders is threatening residents of Tennessee. It doesn’t matter whether you are with arachnophobia or not, a giant spider web can make you feel uncomfortable. Some residents of Tennessee have reported they have seen huge spider web in their yards and lawns. Along with this web, there are millions of black spiders. Such giant blanket of spider webs are giving chills to residents of North Memphis.

Infant Battling With Cancer Who Was Kissed By Pope Francis Is Responding To Treatment

Infant Battling With Cancer Who Was Kissed By Pope Francis Is Responding To Treatment

Parents of a 1-year-old baby girl in Philadelphia said that their baby’s brain tumor has shrunken after the infant was kissed by Pope Francis during his visit to the United States this September.

Gianna Masciantonio, 1, is battling with a rare brain cancer called systemic juvenile xanthogranuloma (JXG), her parents said. Her incurable tumor was spotted by doctors on her brain stem.

Army Ants Form Bridges Using Their Bodies to Fill Gaps

Army Ants Form Bridges Using Their Bodies to Fill Gaps

A team of researchers has recently found that army ants living in the tropical forests of Central and South America have a unique quality of forming bridges using their own bodies to fill gaps in the forest floor that helps them to travel efficiently.

According to a paper published Monday in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, the ants also weigh the costs and benefits if making long, living bridges.

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Rotisserie Chicken Salad Sold at Costco linked to at least 19 E.coli infection cases

Rotisserie Chicken Salad Sold at Costco linked to at least 19 E.coli infection cases

Another blow to Costco’s image, as its rotisserie chicken salad has been linked to an outbreak of E.coli infection making at least 19 sick in seven states. The Centers for Disease Control announcing the news has suggested people who may have purchased the salad to discard it immediately.

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