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What Actually Is Catnip And Is It Safe For My Cat?

What Actually Is Catnip and Is It Safe For My Cat?

Lauren Finka, Nottingham Trent University
5 Things That Can Interfere with Clear Interspecies Communication
5 Things That Can Interfere with Clear Interspecies Communication
by Nancy Windheart
In my blog posts, free resources, and courses, I talk a lot about the things that we can do to…
Are Pandemic Puppies A Canine Crisis Or A Happy Household?
Are Pandemic Puppies A Canine Crisis Or A Happy Household?
by Beth Daly, University of Windsor
Yep. A dog shortage. Yet, they are everywhere. Parks are full of them. Shelters are empty. Adoption…
Why I Love Wasps -- And Why You Should Too
Why I Love Wasps -- And Why You Should Too
by Seirian Sumner, UCL
Humanity has always had a rocky relationship with wasps. They are one of those insects that we love…
Urban Soil Is Often Overlooked As A Resource
Urban Soil Is Often Overlooked As A Resource
by Roisin O'Riordan, Lancaster University
When you think about soil, you probably think of rolling fields of countryside. But what about…

FOOD & NUTRITION

Can I get AstraZeneca now and Pfizer later? Why mixing and matching COVID vaccines could help solve many rollout problems

Can I get AstraZeneca now and Pfizer later? Why mixing and matching COVID vaccines could…

Fiona Russell, Senior Principal Research Fellow; paediatrician; infectious diseases epidemiologist, The University of Melbourne
Taxes on sugary beverages are not enough on their own to halt march of…
by Asit K. Biswas, Distinguished Visiting Professor, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore
Facing declining markets in Western countries, multinational food companies are targeting Africa,…
Ecuador's school food is bad for kids — and the environment
by Irene Torres, Research in Education with a focus on Health Promotion, Aarhus University
Each year, malnutrition costs Ecuador the equivalent of 4.3% of its gross domestic product, as the…
Why Organic Meat Is Less Likely To Hold Dangerous Bacteria
Why Organic Meat Is Less Likely To Hold Dangerous Bacteria
by Johns Hopkins University
We sometimes need to use antibiotics to treat sick animals, but taking advantage of opportunities…
6 Reasons Why Potatoes Are Good For You
6 Reasons Why Potatoes Are Good For You
by Duane Mellor, Aston University
The humble potato has been given a bad rap. What was once a cheap staple of many countries’ diets…

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Only One In Ten Medical Treatments Are Backed By High Quality Evidence
Only One In Ten Medical Treatments Are Backed By High…
by Jeremy Howick
When you visit your doctor, you might assume that the treatment they…
The key to gardening is dirt. If you can grow good dirt now, you can grow good vegetables this spring. And you don’t have to run to the garden store to load up on boxes and bags of stuff to do it if you start early and think of it as a year-round project.
Beyond Compost: 5 Ways to Get Your Soil Ready
by Peter D'Auria and Miles Schneiderman, YES! Magazine
The key to gardening is dirt. If you can grow good dirt now, you can…
Here's How You Can Fight Global Warming In Your Garden
Here's How You Can Fight Global Warming In Your Garden
by Mike Jeffries
Ponds are taken for granted. Perhaps it’s because most of us have…
Poutine In A Pie: Would You Eat A Tourtine This Holiday Season?
Poutine In A Pie: Would You Eat A Tourtine This Holiday…
by Geneviève Sicotte
I recently saw a culinary invention — “tourtine” — that left me…
How Clean Is Your Desk? The Unwelcome Reality Of Office Hygiene
How Clean Is Your Desk? The Unwelcome Reality Of Office…
by Michael Loughlin
If you work in an office, the chances are there are some colleagues…
How Good Nutrition Can Contribute To Keeping Diseases Away
How Good Nutrition Can Contribute To Keeping Diseases Away
by Grayson Jaggers
The connection between the pandemic and our dietary habits is…
Breastfeeding Struggles Are Linked To Postpartum Depression In Mothers
Breastfeeding Struggles Are Linked To Postpartum Depression…
by Stephanie Liu
As a doctor, I encourage mothers to breastfeed. Breastfeeding is…
Cycle, Walk, Drive Or Train? Weighing Up The Healthiest And Safest Ways To Get Around The City
Cycle, Walk, Drive Or Train? Weighing Up The Healthiest And…
by Hassan Vally
There are many ways to get around a city. You can drive a car or ride…

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I'm fully vaccinated – should I keep wearing a mask for my unvaccinated…
by Nancy S. Jecker, Professor of Bioethics and Humanities, University of Washington
Fully vaccinated adults are celebrating their new freedom and removing their face masks. Yet for…
Study shows AI-generated fake reports fool experts
Study shows AI-generated fake reports fool experts
by Priyanka Ranade, PhD Student in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
If you use such social media websites as Facebook and Twitter, you may have come across posts…
How virus detectives trace the origins of an outbreak – and why it's so tricky
How virus detectives trace the origins of an outbreak – and why it's so…
by Marilyn J. Roossinck, Professor of Plant Pathology and Environmental Microbiology, Penn State
Every time there is a major disease outbreak, one of the first questions scientists and the public…
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Can a Radical Treatment for Pedophilia Work Outside of Germany?
by Jordan Michael Smith
Klaus Beier is the archetypal German sexologist. Terse, bald, and, during a Zoom call last fall,…

FITNESS & EXERCISE

15 Minutes of Intense Activity Can Improve Heart Health

15 Minutes of Intense Activity Can Improve Heart Health

Matthew Haines, University of Huddersfield
Going Back To The Gym: How To Avoid Injuries After Lockdown
Going Back To The Gym: How To Avoid Injuries
by Matthew Wright, Mark Richardson and Paul Chesterton, Teesside University
Injuries happen when training load exceeds tissue tolerance – so basically, when you do more than…
6 Steps to Creating A Trauma-Sensitive Home Exercise Practice
6 Steps to Creating A Trauma-Sensitive Home Exercise Practice
by Laura Khoudari
Figuring out how to initiate (or return) to exercise in a way that feels emotionally and physically…
COVID-19: Does Exercising Really Reduce The Risk?
COVID-19: Does Exercising Really Reduce The Risk?
by Jamie Hartmann-Boyce, University of Oxford
A new US study shows that people who are less physically active are more likely to be hospitalised…
Too Much Sitting Is Bad For You — But Some Types Are Better Than Others
Too Much Sitting Is Bad For You — But Some Types Are Better Than Others
by Wuyou Sui, University of Victoria and Harry Prapavessis, Western University
One old behaviour that has persisted, and has arguably been amplified due to COVID-19, is sitting —…

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Workplaces must recognize its physical and emotional toll
Workplaces must recognize its physical and emotional toll
by Stephanie Gilbert, Assistant Professor of Organizational Management, Cape Breton University
Study shows AI-generated fake reports fool experts
Study shows AI-generated fake reports fool experts
by Priyanka Ranade, PhD Student in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
Macular degeneration is a leading cause of blindness. Here's how to prevent it
Macular degeneration is a leading cause of blindness.…
by Langis Michaud, Professeur Titulaire. École d'optométrie. Expertise en santé oculaire et usage des lentilles cornéennes spécialisées, Université de Montréal
What is endometriosis? Patients turn to social media for information and support
What is endometriosis? Patients turn to social media for…
by Eileen Mary Holowka, PhD Candidate, Communication Studies, Concordia University
Can I get AstraZeneca now and Pfizer later? Why mixing and matching COVID vaccines could help solve many rollout problems
Can I get AstraZeneca now and Pfizer later? Why mixing and…
by Fiona Russell, Senior Principal Research Fellow; paediatrician; infectious diseases epidemiologist, The University of Melbourne
10 steps to get ready for wildfire smoke
10 steps to get ready for wildfire smoke
by Sarah Henderson, Associate Professor (Partner), School of Population and Public Health, University of British Columbia

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