John Cushman

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Every Night You Lose More Than A Pound While You're Asleep (For The Oddest Reason)

<b>Editor's Note: Robert has added an update to this post. Scroll down to read it.</b><p>Here's a simple question: Why do you weigh more when you go to sleep than when you wake up? Because you do. In the video below, you'll see the evidence. You can check this yourself. Somehow, while doing absolutely …

Plant genes reveal when photosynthesis began - Futurity

UC BERKELEY (US) — New analysis more precisely pinpoints the origin of photosynthesis in plants, …

UC Berkeley

Letting children watch hours of TV improves academic ability, study claims

Allowing children to glue themselves to the TV for hours a day improves their academic abilities, a study has claimed.<p>Researchers at the University of London found that children who watched three or more hours a day were three months ahead of their peers who watched less than an hour a day, …

Migrating animals add new depth to how the ocean breathes

Animals ranging from plankton to small fish consume vast amounts of what little oxygen is available in the ocean’s aptly named “oxygen minimum zone” …

McGill University

Sea Lamprey Nosed Into Controlled Areas By Scent

Researchers in the Great Lakes are trying to control an ancient fish with a new approach. Sea lamprey are notorious for latching onto other fish and literally sucking the life out of them.<p>Transcript<p>RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST:<p>Researchers in the Great Lakes are trying to control an ancient fish, the sea …