November 19, 2019

Childhood exercise may protect against memory loss in old age

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By Andy Coghlan From new Scientist Can exercise during childhood protect you against memory loss many decades later? Exercise early in life seems to have lifelong benefits for the brain, in rats at least. “This is an animal study, but it indicates that physical activity at a young age is very important – not just […]

Study will make you question prices on travel websites

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By Jessica Plautz from Mashable When searching for a flight or hotel room online, it’s hard to know if you’re getting the best price. A new study from Northeastern University looked at how much prices change based on the user, and found a greater percentage of inconsistencies on travel sites than other kinds of retailers. […]

Ebola: Why such Indifference to West Africa?

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By Sir Ronald Sanders From Caribbean360 BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Thursday October 9, 2014 – Is the global response to Ebola in West Africa indifference? Whatever it is, the response of governments has been abysmal with the single exception of Cuba whose government has sent medical assistance disproportionately large to its size and resources. While the US […]

Dart Announces 2014 Minds Inspired University Scholars

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Dart’s Minds Inspired William A. Dart Memorial Scholarship has been awarded to two university-bound students. Initially intended to be awarded to one student, the scholarship was again granted to two students because of the overwhelmingly impressive applicant pool. This year’s scholarships have been awarded to Kirsten Ebanks and Madeleine Rowell – both of whom are […]