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The Ecosystem in Immigrants’ Guts Is Shaped by the Place They Call Home

Bodies that migrate across borders undergo tremendous change. Immediately, feet alight on alien terrain, ears channel novel sounds and noses breathe in unfamiliar scents. More gradually, daily routines fall into new rhythms, cultural norms hybridize and dreams evolve. Another transformation occurs deep within the body, two recent studies from the Netherlands and United States find,… Read More »

They Say Sexual Assault, Kavanaugh Says It Never Happened: Sifting Truth From Memory

How do victims of sexual assault forge ahead without succumbing to the weight of a terrible memory? Dr. Hopper suggested that the answer may lie, in part, with how that memory is retrieved. “If you cling to an abstract, emotionally void description of an event and don’t label it ‘an attempted rape,’ then you can… Read More »

Plastic Straws: Can They be Harmful

The anti-straw movement must gain momentum, more than ever before. Though there have been various movements that have sprung up for the cause, like ‘ No to Plastic’, ‘No Straw Challenge’ and ‘Straw Free’, the debate has engulfed the globe lately. Plastic is notoriously harmful to the environment and yet, if environmental factors are not… Read More »