Brain remodeling: mother’s voice is processed differently in teens

brain in transition The mother’s voice is treated differently in adolescents May 9, 2022, 6:08 p.m. Communication with teenagers is often quite one-sided for parents and not always successful. Researchers are now discovering that this is not due to the stubbornness of children. Parents know this: they talk to their teenagers and feel like they … Read more

Analysis of climate data since 1950: where the most extreme heat waves occurred

Climate data analyzed since 1950 Where there have been the most extreme heat waves 05/09/2022, 08:25 In some parts of the world, ecosystems and humans have become accustomed to high temperatures. Even small upward fluctuations can then have serious effects. Given this relative intensity, many heat waves of the past 70 years have gone unnoticed. … Read more

Nearly 50 degrees for days: India’s heat wave shows the complexity of the climate crisis

Temperatures between 40 and 50 degrees Celsius – this has been the norm in India and Pakistan for days. The record temperatures are much more than random outliers. Experts see this as a clear sign of a climate catastrophe with far-reaching consequences. May is usually the hottest month of the year in India and Pakistan. … Read more

Healthy sleep for adults: seven hours is ideal

Healthy sleep in adults Seven o’clock is ideal 02/05/2022, 05:20 Healthy sleep is important, but how long should it last? A research group from the United States and China is studying this question. In one study, they come up with a number for middle-aged and elderly people. Seven hours of sleep is the ideal length … Read more

Genetic material from more than 2000 animals: a dog’s breed has little influence on behavior

Genetic material from more than 2000 animals A dog’s breed has little influence on behavior 05/01/2022, 11:35 a.m. Golden retrievers are family dogs and pit bulls are often aggressive: according to an American study, these are just stereotypes without any scientific basis. Behavioral differences in dogs can hardly be predicted from the genome. But sociability … Read more