Bristol Neuroscience Festival Award 14 July 2016 Experimental Psychology wins STEM Event of the Year and is Highly Commended for Public Engagement. When it comes to our sense of smell, we have been led to believe that animals win out over humans: No way can we compete with dogs and rodents, some of the best sniffers in the animal kingdom. The latest evidence that a chocolate habit may lower your risk of heart disease: A study finds people who ate small amounts of chocolate several times a week had a lower risk of atrial fibrillation.
Between the two there are numerous play areas, small slides and plenty more to keep kids of different ages happy in the summer sun. But one organization – the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids – turned its back to the public’s health and to the children it was supposedly committed to protecting.
Therefore, the two aims of ISN are to call attention to defects in science and in the science media and to remedy them as far as possible. The goal of Hands-On Science is to demonstrate, in a friendly and interactive environment, some of the activities that scientists are involved in and to encourage talented young New Zealanders to consider science as a career.
In other words, temperatures in 2017 look set to be very high, which spells bad news for the Arctic where temperature anomalies are already several times higher than in the rest of the world. Otago is this week showcasing its agricultural expertise at the South Island Agriculture Field Days at Kirwee near Christchurch with Lab-in-a-Box.
In that study, which has not been published or peer reviewed, but was presented last week at the American Stroke Association’s International Stroke Conference, the investigators found that mice exposed to e-cigarette aerosol for 10 days or 30 days had more severe strokes than those exposed to tobacco smoke.