Recently released studies on climate change paint one of the worst pictures yet of warming in the polar areas. Scientists are noting surprising levels of melting in Earth’s polar areas at times they do not expect – like winter – and in places they do not expect – like eastern Antarctica. And Arctic researchers describe never-before-seen melting that is harming wildlife.
Children who use screens for seven hours or more a day are showing signs that their brain cortex is thinning prematurely. The findings show that children are at risk of deteriorating memory function, perception skills and cognitive abilities, according to new major US study.