Do you think you’ve heard all the stories about Romeo and Juliet? Think again! Read about a frog named for Romeo and the search to find him his very own Juliet.
Source: Discovery News
This video explains the relationship between the risk/reward sections of the brain, how dopamine factors into people wanting to take outrageous risks, and the benefits of taking risks every day.
Source: Business Insider
This article lists eight advantages, including benefits for your health and mental well-being, of spending time in nature.
Source: University of Washington
How does living in a big city, where there are relatively few opportunities to interact with the natural world, affect a person’s health? What’s it like to grow up in a place where city lights obscure the stars? This article explains why it’s important for urban dwellers to connect with nature.
You may not think of climate change as an issue of public health. However, the doctors featured in this article view it as part of their responsibility to help to address the threats to human life and health posed by climate change, such as the devastation caused by increasingly severe wildfires.
Photography has helped us to see things we couldn’t see with our eyes. It has captured important moments in time. It has even helped to some of the mysteries of the universe. Click through the features at this link to see some of the most significant photos of all time.
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A study says cats react to the sound of their names, even if they don’t quite understand what it means.
Source: Miami Herald
The genocide of millions of Native Americans cooled the Earth and had devastating consequences all over the world. This article explains the profound effects people had on the Earth’s climate before modern times.
Dogs are humanity’s best friends, but we may have even more reason to love them. Read the article to learn more about how dogs could be the key to detecting cancer in people.
Source: The Verge
Read about how students walked out of school to demand a better future for themselves and for future generations.