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Should We Evaluate Animal Intelligence in Assessing the Value of Animals’ Lives?
As our understanding of animal intelligence and capabilities grows, a growing number of scientists have begun to rethink the way animal cognition is assessed, resulting in compelling findings about unique animal capabilities that surpass human...
Young Origami Artist Achieves Astounding Detail With Clashing Paper Knights
Origami is a centuries-old art that requires focus, attention to detail, and, most importantly, vision. One young origami artist conceived a plan for an intricate pattern that would take him years to complete. The result...
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Turf Alternatives–Going Green Without the Grass
Re-thinking your lawn? You’re not alone. Homeowners across America are looking to improve the environment, starting with their own backyard. Whether you want a lower maintenance walking surface, a pollinator-friendly green space, or an edible...
Mozart Music Enhances Everything From Brain Power to Microbial Activity
Music is an essential component of life for many of us. Depending on the tune, music can make us feel joyful, melancholy, playful or bold. Yet scientists have discovered that music not only affects our...
Clearing the Fog: 5 Things To Forgo for Better Focus – and 5 More To Embrace
Brain fog is a cloudy-headed feeling that makes it hard to focus or think clearly, and easy to forget. Brain fog itself is bad enough, but the ensuing frustration from reduced cognition may also lead...
Arc Gene–Unraveling the Mystery of Memories
What is the Arc gene? Our knowledge of the human brain is largely based on our understanding of neurons. After years of research, we have come to understand that our brain cells communicate with each...
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Will Spotted Lanternflies Plague the Garden State in 2022? Maybe Not
First discovered in Pennsylvania in 2014, spotted lanternflies—an invasive species called Lycorma delicatula originating from parts of China—have spread to and infested most of the Garden State, with 13 of New Jersey’s 21 counties quarantined...
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Fun Face Exercises for a Youthful Appearance
Aging is a natural process that, with any luck, we will all experience sooner or later. As our cells eventually lose their ability to divide and multiply, face exercises become a useful tool for maintaining...
Helpful Hints for Harvesting and Growing Potted Herbs
Given a little good soil and a lot of bright sun, most herbs are fairly easy to grow. Herbs don’t need a lot of space, and can even be grown on a balcony high above...
5 Ways to Overcome Procrastination
If you wish to overcome procrastination, it is likely you have noticed this habit holding you back from your greater potential. By sidelining important tasks or disregarding punctuality, we often waste precious time and effort...
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Limited Lighting and Window Treatments: Tristate Area Addresses Modern-Day Threats to Migrating Birds
Municipalities in New York and New Jersey are attempting to address a growing threat to migrating birds that is compounded by the fact that they lie directly in the birds’ migratory path. Hudson Valley and...
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Three Meals a Day? Or Is There a Better Way?
Eating is an essential component of our day, often taken as three complete meals. A delicious breakfast might be an incentive to get out of bed in the morning, while lunchtime provides an opportunity to...