One in seven babies born with low birthweight:…

Roxaanne | June 15, 2019 | 0

AFP  |  Paris  Last Updated at May 16, 2019 17:01 IST More than 20 million newborns in 2015 — one in seven — came into the world weighing too little, according to a global assessment of birthweight, published Thursday.Over 90 per cent of babies tipping the scale at less than 2.5 kilos (5.5 pounds) when…

Bobby Oroza Soulfully Croons About a “Lonely Girl”…

Roxaanne | June 15, 2019 | 0

Finland’s Bobby Oroza croons his heartfelt, smooth soul music in a deliciously high tenor voice that adds a dreaminess to his slick, Motown-influenced sound. Oroza’s latest album, This Love, came out on 3 May via Big Crown Records, and today the singer is releasing his latest single, “Lonely Girl”. The song possesses a gentle, soul…

Cuba/US scientific cooperation declines under Trump

Roxaanne | June 15, 2019 | 0

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Who’s To Blame For Cuba’s Latest Rationing Scheme?

Roxaanne | June 11, 2019 | 0

A Cuban refugee working on the Hill tells The Daily Caller, “I will do whatever I can to prevent America from becoming a socialist country.” The Caribbean country announced new rationing rules earlier this month, part of a long history of socialism that has led to starvation and misery. “Castro was a monster and his…

New study finds distinct microbes living next to…

Roxaanne | June 10, 2019 | 0

Symbiotic algae living inside corals provide those animals with their vibrant color, as well as many of the nutrients they need to survive. That algae, and other microbes within the bodies of corals, have been extensively studied–yet until now, researchers have largely ignored the microbial communities just outside of the coral colonies. A new study…

When Fighting for Attention is a Good Thing

Roxaanne | June 10, 2019 | 0

An important part of the neuroscience of being a human is our so-called “executive function”. Controlling our impulses by inhibiting reactions, utilizing working memory capacity to remember something while thinking of something else, and flexible thinking “outside the box” are examples of executive function in action. These are all clearly quite critical for optimal function in…

One in seven babies born with low birthweight:…

Roxaanne | June 10, 2019 | 0

PHOTO: REUTERS PARIS: More than 20 million newborns in 2015 — one in seven — came into the world weighing too little, according to a global assessment of birthweight, published Thursday. Over 90 percent of babies tipping the scale at less than 2.5 kilos (5.5 pounds) when born were in low- and middle-income countries, researchers reported…