Currently Creasing: Week of September 23
Here’s what our team has for you to bookmark & read this week
Where Does All the Plastic Go?: It is likely that marine debris kills hundreds of thousands of sea birds, turtles, and marine mammals each year.
In the aftermath of the Climate strikes around the world, this archived piece on how climate justice must involve racial justice is a critical re-read
Suicide Data Reveal New Intervention Spots, Such as Motels and Animal Shelters: Patterns show places where people who intend to kill themselves go—and give health workers better chances to stop them.
Soul Line Dancing: Come For The Fitness. Stay For The Friendships: Research show that when you add a social component to an exercise plan, you're more likely to stick to it. That's especially true of the steps, turns, beats and fun of soul line dancing.
How a children’s song helped me during my eating disorder recovery: ‘We’re Going on a Bear Hunt’ is a perfect metaphor for facing every obstacle head on.
Possible Carcinogen Found in a Common Heartburn Medication Is Present in Some Foods: Some forms of the drug ranitidine—including Zantac—have been shown to contain low levels of NDMA, which causes cancer in rats
‘They’ is now recognized by Merriam-Webster as a pronoun for non-binary individuals: The inclusion is a significant recognition that the new pronouns have reached the mainstream.
Scientists Identify Neurons That Help the Brain Forget: In mice, cells in the hypothalamus clear out old memories while the animals sleep.
The Evolving Definition of Mother: On this podcast episode, the interviewer explores the emotional landscape of mothers sending their children off to school with mum and educational researcher, Ashley May. The two discuss the feelings of both loss and pride that can be hard to place and the evolving definition of the role of mum.