A new study analyzing 16 years of data on tens of thousands of products finds that the adoption of nutrition data on “front of package” (FOP) labels is associated with improved nutritional content of those foods and their competitors.
“We wanted to know whether food companies were responding to increased public interest in healthier food,” says Rishika Rishika, co-author of the study and an associate professor of marketing in North Carolina State University’s Poole College of Management. “In ot…
Warning travel restrictions could breach human rights – Sydney Morning Herald
The nation’s human rights chief has called on leaders to justify the emergency measures that curtail personal freedom amid a push to ease COVID-19 restrictions.
Professor Croucher told a Senate estimates hearing on Thursday the commission had received 1200 queries about the pandemic and believed governments needed to reveal more about the reasons for their restrictions.
“I am concerned at the lack of transparency in explaining the continued justification for some emergency measures, and even for identifying precisely which level of government is responsible for some of them,” she said.
“The checks and balances that ordinarily exist are integral to our democracy.
Some COVID-19 Vaccine Candidates May Make People More Vulnerable to HIV, Scientists Warn – ScienceAlert
As the coronavirus pandemic drags on, subsequent waves of infections are reaching staggering new heights, and more people are losing loved ones. Regardless of how…
As the coronaviruspandemic drags on, subsequent waves of infections are reaching staggering new heights, and more people are losing loved ones. Regardless of how each country has chosen to meet this challenge, economies are struggling, causing businesses to fail and taking away people’s livelihoods.
Our world is screaming out for a vaccine like never before.
But now a group of researchers have warned that at least four of the current batch of potential vaccines undergoing clinical trials involve…
Dream report structure differs according to sleep stage, confirms study – News-Medical.Net
Some dreams are so vivid that they can be recalled as if they were movies, full of connections and with a beginning, middle and end.
Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Oct 22 2020
Some dreams are so vivid that they can be recalled as if they were movies, full of connections and with a beginning, middle and end. Others in contrast resemble WhatsApp GIFs, or at best a script for a video clip à la TikTok, often with powerful or meaningful images, but lacking that complex storylike structure.
These analogies regarding different kinds of dream report or dream narrative were provided by Natalia Mota, a neuroscientist affiliated with…
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