Students have ideas for addressing mental health challenges. They want to be heard

Students have ideas for addressing mental health challenges.  They want to be heard

Stress, alienation, addiction, lack of belonging, pressure of high expectations. These are among the issues that a group of high school student leaders say they are ready to tackle head-on. But they don’t just name the problems; they also come up with solutions to offer to their peers and managers. The pandemic has severely affected … Read more

2022 Has Been a Pivotal Year For Maturation Of The Climatetech Ecosystem

2022 Has Been a Pivotal Year For Maturation Of The Climatetech Ecosystem

US President Joe Biden speaks at the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services in Mather, … [+] California on September 13, 2021. – US President Joe Biden kicked off a visit to scorched western states Monday to hammer home his case on climate change and big public investments, as well as to campaign in California’s … Read more

Neighbors concerned about impalement of wildlife jumping fences in South Charlotte

Neighbors concerned about impalement of wildlife jumping fences in South Charlotte

Some south Charlotte neighbors are upset with their homeowners’ association after spike fences were installed because they say they are harming wildlife in the area. Channel 9 reporter Almiya White spoke to locals about an incident over the weekend that raised alarm. Sue Dickenson and Carol Turnbaugh said they were walking through their neighborhood when … Read more

Woman reveals her boyfriend asked her for $7 after buying her cold medicine: ‘Hard pass’

Woman reveals her boyfriend asked her for $7 after buying her cold medicine: 'Hard pass'

A woman stunned the internet after revealing her former boyfriend sent her a Venmo request for $7 after buying her cold medicine while she was sick. Jackie, who goes by @jackieli852 on TikTok, shared the shocking story earlier this month. Since it was posted on November 7, Jackie’s video has been viewed nearly five million … Read more

The health benefits of flaxseed

Seasonal fruits and vegetables pack a lot of nutritional content: everything from vitamins to minerals, and more. In the winter, vegetables like squash and sweet potatoes provide much, but not all, of what our bodies need to function. Enter the flax seeds. One of the oldest crops in the world, flaxseed is packed with nutritional … Read more

What could be the largest source of abiotic methane on Earth

What could be the largest source of abiotic methane on Earth

4 in the eclogite of the WesternTianshan subduction zone. Credit: Science China Press” width=”800″ height=”464″/> CH4– Eclogite-rich fluid inclusions from the WesternTianshan subduction zone. Credit: Science China Press Methane (CH4), the main constituent of natural gas, is one of the most widely used “clean” fuels. Although methane is generally thought to originate from organic matter, … Read more

The future of digital health and health informatics in a post-Covid world

The future of digital health and health informatics in a post-Covid world

The Covid-19 outbreak was a “black swan” event that dramatically accelerated the evolution and acceptance of digital health and information technology (IT) in healthcare – likely by more than five years. It also permanently changed Americans’ expectations of health care providers and patient care. However, the focus on Covid-19 belies three other underlying and interrelated … Read more

They might not have a spine, but invertebrates are the backbone of our ecosystems. Let’s help them out

They might not have a spine, but invertebrates are the backbone of our ecosystems.  Let's help them out

Invertebrates are crucial to functioning ecosystems. Credit: Shutterstock Many of Australia’s natural places are in a poor state. While important work is being done to protect particular species, we must also take a broader approach to returning entire ecosystems to their former glory—a strategy known as “rewilding”. Rewilding aims to restore the complex interactions that … Read more

Regina Wildlife Rehabilitation Center launches campaign to raise funds for new space

Regina Wildlife Rehabilitation Center launches campaign to raise funds for new space

A registered charitable wildlife rehabilitation and education center in Regina admits and cares for more than 1,500 wild birds, mammals, reptiles and amphibians each year at a 600 square foot clinic. Salthaven West is running out of space and has launched a fundraising campaign for a new clinic. The manager said they usually have 40 … Read more