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Children with access to green spaces have lower stress hormones

Children with access to green spaces have lower stress hormones

A new study by researchers at the University of California, San Francisco, (UCSF) has found less stress hormones in children with access to green spaces, clean air, and quality grocery stores. The finding shows that simply living in a more desirable neighborhood …Continue reading

Is Pakistan running out of fresh water?

The sight of water flowing from taps may soon be a luxury, with people having to queue up at tankers for just a bucket load of water for their daily needs. Meanwhile, affluent neighbourhoods in gated communities may install desalination plants paid …Continue reading

Excessive nutrients in water bodies can offset gains made from reduced fossil fuel emissions

Lake size and the quantity of nutrients in it drive how much greenhouse gases are emitted globally from lakes into the atmosphere, says a paper published this week in the journal Limnology and Oceanography Letters. The paper calls attention to the negative …Continue reading

Research finds five types of diabetes in Scandinavian cohort

Scandinavian researchers have found that uncontrolled sugar levels or diabetes, which is currently classified as only type 1 and 2, can be reclassified into five different categories. According to the International Diabetes Federation, about 425 million people around the world have diabetes. …Continue reading

Stephen Hawking, modern physics’ most discerning mind, passes away

Renowned theoretical physicist, Stephen Hawking, passed away at the age of 76 at his family home in Cambridge, England, according to a family spokesperson. His family said that he died peacefully in the early hours of Wednesday, March 14. A larger than …Continue reading