"A positive screen on the M-CHAT [Modified Checklist for Autism in Toddlers] occurs more commonly in very preterm infants than those born at term."So said the study by Peter Gray and colleagues  as the topic of preterm status - that is, babies born alive before 37 weeks of pregnancy - potentially being linked to a greater risk of autism or at least, increased risk of screening positive for autism, crops up yet again on this blog (see here).Gray et al examined a cohort of children
Every autumn we smile at the thought of an extra hour of sleep as the clocks ‘fall back’, and every spring we sigh when we lose an hour as the clocks ‘spring forward’. It is that depressing time of year again as the clocks will, once again, be going forward in the early hours of [...]
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This series of meetings is aimed at encouraging the interaction and collaboration between researchers working in Cosmology and related areas (Gravitation, Particle Physics and Astronomy) in Portugal and Spain. The meetings are informal and there is no registration fee. These meetings are designed to encourage the presentation of work in progress. In this same spirit the … Continue reading Iberian Cosmology Meeting 2015 →
Black holes and relativistic stars are among the most fascinating objects in the Universe and they attract the interest of both physicists and astrophysicists. The workshop will bring together theorists, observers, and experimentalists. The program will include invited talks, contributed talks, and time for free discussions.Archiviato in:Astroagenda, Astrofisica, Astronomia, Cosmologia, Spazio Tagged: astronomy meetings, black … Continue reading Black Holes and Friends →
by Jack McDevitt Synopsis: Thousands of years ago, artifacts of the early space age were lost to rising oceans and widespread turmoil. Garnett Baylee devoted his life to finding them, only to give up hope. […]