Spending review 'undermines UK green vision'

The UK chancellor's spending review is accused of undermining the prime minister’s “green” vision.

bbcnews
today ~4 min

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Flexibility is key for happy families and couples

Being emotionally flexible may be one of the most important factors when it comes to maintaining happy, healthy relationships with family and partners.

Sandra Knispel-U. Rochester • futurity
today ~7 min

parents emotions families relationships featured society-and-culture social-lives

Movies get a thumbs down for showing healthy food

The 250 top-grossing Hollywood movies over the last 25 years depict a huge amount of unhealthy foods and beverages, researhers find.

Stanford • futurity
today ~9 min

food nutrition society-and-culture health-and-medicine movies

Is it safe to visit family in nursing homes this holiday?

Can you visit nursing homes safely as COVID-19 rages on through the holidays? An expert explains what's safe and how you can protect your loved ones.

Saralyn Cruickshank-Johns Hopkins • futurity
today ~7 min

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'Constructive arguing' can help keep the peace at your Thanksgiving table

Talking with people who hold different political views doesn't have to be an exercise in futile rage. Here are some tips to help you peacefully and fruitfully discuss spicy topics.

James M. Honeycutt, Lecturer in Executive Education, The University of Texas at Dallas and Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Communication Studies from Louisiana State University, University of Texas at Dallas • conversation
today ~6 min

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Flooding can help resurrect wetlands and slow climate change – here's how

Flooding isn't always destructive – it can be part of our toolkit for restoring ecosystems.

George Heritage, Honorary Research Fellow in Hydromorphology, University of Salford • conversation
today ~7 min

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3 Questions: Using fabric to “listen” to space dust

Fabric samples are headed to the International Space Station for resiliency testing; possible applications include cosmic dust detectors or spacesuit smart skins.

David L. Chandler | MIT News Office • mit
today ~11 min

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Homeless patients with COVID-19 often go back to life on the streets after hospital care, but there's a better way

What happens to unhoused people who get COVID-19?

J. Robin Moon, Adjunct Associate Professor, City University of New York • conversation
today ~8 min

 covid-19  coronavirus  health-care  health-care-costs  new-york-city  homeless  homelessness  homeless-shelters

See metal and plastic micromachines zip around

See how incredibly tiny micromachines made from metal and plastic move according to their shape. They're a step toward better drug delivery.

Fabio Bergamin-ETH Zurich • futurity
today ~5 min

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