Sunday, August 1, 2021

Offbeat: Guidelines for a standardized data format for use in cross-linguistic studies —

An international team of researchers, members of the Cross-Linguistic Data Formats Initiative (CLDF) led by the Max Planck Institute for the Science of...

Offbeat: Models show that the implementation of the Paris Agreement is critical to avoid...

The world needs to keep global temperatures in check by meeting the goals set out in the Paris Agreement, or more people could...

Offbeat: Where you live might influence how you measure up against your peers

Social psychologists uncover important mechanisms of social comparison, showing that it depends on specific, universal social settings and situations.

Offbeat: Teachers make all the difference — also in virtual reality teaching —

Few years from now, students in schools all over the world will receive part of their education in virtual learning environments. Wearing VR-goggles...

Offbeat: Taxes may be a promising new tool in the fight again obesity, cardiovascular...

Consumption of sugary drinks in Berkeley's diverse and low-income neighborhoods dropped precipitously in 2015, just months after the city levied the nation's first...

Offbeat: Disaster recovery requires rebuilding livelihoods — (Reports)

The short-term losses people suffer when natural disasters strike can turn into long-term poverty if reconstruction policies don't consider how people are going...

Offbeat: Nation’s 2016 ranking plummets from 6th in 1990; China sees increase in ranking...

The United States ranks 27th in the world for its investments in education and health care as measurements of its commitment to economic...
Jack Ryan Rouses Market, kind gesture to autistic Baton Rouge

Jack Ryan Rouses Market, kind gesture to autistic Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge Rouses Market: Jack Ryan, Autistic Teen, Has Special Moment. A teen with autism made an "instant connection" with a worker at a local...

Offbeat: Stockholm Convention having impact —

Levels of some persistent organic pollutants (POPs) regulated by the Stockholm Convention are decreasing in the Arctic, according to an international team of...

Offbeat: Anonymizing personal data ‘not enough to protect privacy,’ shows new study —

With the first large fines for breaching EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) regulations upon us, and the UK government about to review...

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