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98 Parents Are Confused About When to Keep Their Kids Home From Day Care
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Every parent will, at some point or another, have to decide whether to keep their kid home from school. It’s such a common parental concern that the University of Michigan’s C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital runs a poll on children’s health that surveys parents for their views on the subject. The...More » http://nymag.com/scienceofus/2017/01/when-should-parents-keep-their-kids-home-from-day-care.html?mid=full-rss-scienceofus read more
98 Eelgrass in Puget Sound is stable overall, but some local beaches suffering
Eelgrass, a marine plant crucial to the success of migrating juvenile salmon and spawning Pacific herring, is stable and flourishing in Puget Sound, despite a doubling of the region's human population and significant shoreline development over the past several decades. www.sciencedaily.com/releas...
98 Critic's Notebook: Obama’s Secret to Surviving the White House Years: Books
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In an interview seven days before leaving office, Mr. Obama talked about the role books have played during his presidency and throughout his life. www.nytimes.com/2017/01/16/...
98 Nanoscale view of energy storage
Through long shifts at the helm of a highly sophisticated microscope, researchers have recorded reactions at near-atomic-scale resolution. Their success is another step toward building a better battery. www.sciencedaily.com/releas...
97 Whale menopause mystery solved
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By studying the long lives of killer whale families, researchers say they have solved the evolutionary mystery of the menopause. www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-...
97 Were JG Ballard's billboards actually coded Salvador Dalí paintings?
Long before he was a famous novelist, Crash’s author conceived a baffling London-wide poster campaign. Could the great surrealist’s paintings help decipher it? JG Ballard was best known for his pioneering dystopian fiction, and his twisted reimaginings of the technological landscape. The Atrocity Exhibition (1970) – which tells of a man’s descent into psychosis amid the bustling, consumer world – was banned in the US, while Crash, published three years later, saw one critic proclaim Ballard as read more
97 Climate change prompts Alaska fish to change breeding behavior
One of Alaska’s most abundant freshwater fish species is altering its breeding patterns in response to climate change, which could impact the ecology of northern lakes that already acutely feel the effects of a changing climate, research suggests. www.sciencedaily.com/releas...