Exaggerating how much lockdown improved air quality could allow us to underestimate the scale of the air pollution problem.
Jan. 13, 2021 • ~7 min
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Being nostalgic about the past can lead to a sense of loss in tough times.
Dec. 11, 2020 • ~6 min
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The level of anger and sadness in our dreams may be related to how much we suffer mentally with social isolation.
Nov. 30, 2020 • ~7 min
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Spreading electricity demand throughout the day is much better for the environment.
Nov. 5, 2020 • ~6 min
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Some atmospheric pollutants actually help cool the planet, but the sudden shutdown of heavy industry threatened to purge them.
Oct. 22, 2020 • ~7 min
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Banana bread had all the psychological ingredients for lockdown success.
Oct. 20, 2020 • ~7 min
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House plants were our link with nature in lockdown – now they could change how we relate to the natural world
House plants enrich our domestic lives in ways we often fail to notice. But lockdown may have changed all that.
Oct. 19, 2020 • ~7 min
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From setting passwords to cultivating patience, a mindful approach to virtual working, studying and socializing can make life online manageable.
Sept. 22, 2020 • ~8 min
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Challenge trials – purposefully exposing volunteers to the coronavirus – could speed up the development of a vaccine. But there are serious ethical concerns with this approach.
Aug. 24, 2020 • ~8 min
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Whether you had COVID-19 or just stressed out about getting it, your brain's hippocampus may have shrunk in the last few months.
Aug. 14, 2020 • ~6 min
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