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May 16, 2021
The World Health Organization & American Academy of Pediatrics recommend no screen time at all for children under 5, and an hour or less of screen time per day for kids 5 and older. https://t.co/BzAUMAr8Pa #childhealth pic.twitter.com/wkRx99pSb5— Public News Service (@PNS_News) May 16, 2021 By Nadia Ramlagan May 14, 2021 NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee’s attorney...
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New open-access and science-based comic book “Enlighten your clock: How your body tells time” suitable (13+ years) Citation: Weinzaepflen, C. & Spitschan, M. (Ed.) (2021). Enlighten your clock: How your body tells time. (C. Weinzaepflen, Illus.). DOI: 10.17605/OSF.IO/ZQXVH Free download available from https://enlightenyourclock.org/
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SpaceX launches Starlink rideshare mission as constellation deployment milestone nears Written by Lee Kanayama & Joseph Navin May 15, 2021 SpaceX launched its third Starlink mission in just 11 days on the v1.0 L26 flight. The mission brings the total number of operational Starlink v1.0 satellites launched to near 1,567 – just shy of the 1,584 needed...
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Gutierrez Lopez DE, Lashinger LM, Weinstock GM, Bray MS. Circadian rhythms and the gut microbiome synchronize the host’s metabolic response to diet. Cell Metab. 2021 May 4;33(5):873-887. doi: 10.1016/j.cmet.2021.03.015. Epub 2021 Mar 30. PMID: 33789092. Abstract The molecular circadian clock and symbiotic host-microbe relationships both evolved as mechanisms that enhance metabolic responses to environmental challenges....
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Sriram Murali Being under a sky full of stars makes you feel tiny, humble, kind and caring. But, thanks to light pollution, most people lack this connection. Millions of kids are robbed of finding their passion for Astronomy. We’ve lost the potential for thousands of great minds. We are losing our identity only increasing the...
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Maurice M. Ohayon, MD, DSc, PhD, Cristina Milesi, PhD, Artificial Outdoor Nighttime Lights Associate with Altered Sleep Behavior in the American General Population, Sleep, Volume 39, Issue 6, June 2016, Pages 1311–1320, https://doi.org/10.5665/sleep.5860 Abstract Study Objectives: Our study aims to explore the associations between outdoor nighttime lights (ONL) and sleep patterns in the human population. Methods: Cross-sectional...
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Sriram Murali 80% of the world’s population live under light polluted skies. What do we lose when we lose sight of the stars? Excessive and improper lighting robs us of our night skies, disrupts our sleep patterns and endangers nocturnal habitats. The current advances in LED technology have enabled several cities to safely light their...
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Citation: Seomun G, Lee J, Park J (2021) Exposure to extremely low-frequency magnetic fields and childhood cancer: A systematic review and meta-analysis. PLoS ONE 16(5): e0251628. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0251628 Abstract Background Extremely low frequency magnetic fields (ELF-MFs) are classified as a possible carcinogenic factor (Group 2B). This study assessed the association between ELF-MFs and childhood cancer through a...
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