Cognitive Benefits Of Video Games For Kids

For a long time now, video games have been dismissed by many people. This is because they believed that they are only addictive. They didn’t think that there were any benefits to playing video games. However, recent studies show that there are actually cognitive benefits of playing video games for kids, and for adults too. While kids play video games on their consoles, adults can also play their favourites on PC or mobile, including online casino games, visit
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Why are so few women inventors named on patents?

Women inventors account for just under 13% of patent applications globally, according to a study.
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How to weigh a whale without a scale

Drones can be used to work out the body mass of the largest animals on the planet, helping in their conservation.
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Tsunamis linked to spread of deadly fungal disease

A huge earthquake off Alaska in the 1960s caused tsunamis that scientists say washed a tropical fungus ashore.
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Scientists estimate Earth's total carbon store

There are 1.85 billion, billion tonnes of carbon on Earth, nearly all of it held beneath the surface.
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Relativity Space raises $140M to stay on track for 3D-printed rocket’s launch

Four years after it was founded in Seattle, Relativity Space has landed its biggest infusion of capital to date — and says the $140 million investment will fully fund its drive to launch the world's first all-3D-printed rocket into orbit and enter commercial service in 2021. The company, now based in Los Angeles, was founded by two rocket engineers with connections to Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin space venture: CEO Tim Ellis, who worked on propulsion development and 3-D printing at Blue Origi...
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Dutch tractor protest sparks 'worst rush hour'

There were about 1,100km (700 miles) of jams as farmers reacted to plans to cut nitrogen emissions.
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16 recently discovered exoplanets could offer our best chance of finding alien life outside the solar system

NASA telescopes have found thousands of exoplanets, some of which could host life. Scientists recently detected water vapor on a super-Earth.
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Eat Less Red Meat, Scientists Said. Now Some Believe That Was Bad Advice.

Public health officials for years have urged Americans to limit consumption of red meat and processed meats because of concerns that these foods are linked to heart disease, cancer and other ills.But on Monday, in a remarkable turnabout, an international collaboration of researchers produced a series of analyses concluding that the advice, a bedrock of almost all dietary guidelines, is not backed by good scientific evidence.If there are health benefits from eating less beef and pork, they are sm...
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Island reveals rising tide of plastic waste

A remote island in the southern Atlantic Ocean reveals the scale of the problem of plastic waste facing our seas.
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Collecting polar bear footprints to map family trees

Scientists use new 'environmental DNA' technique to identify each polar bear and their relationship.
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Bloodhound supersonic car set for high-speed trials

The UK-led project to break the land speed record is ready to start testing in South Africa.
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