Allie Ticktin: Early Childhood Development Through Play

Ladderworks is a publishing platform of diverse picture books and online curriculum with the mission to empower over a million kids to become social entrepreneurs. Our current series features interviews by our interplanetary journalist Spiffy with inspiring Social Entrepreneurs, Entrepreneurship Ecosystem Builders, and Changemakers who are advancing the UN SDGs. WelcomeContinue Reading

Neuroplasticity: Liberation From Impact Of Genes And Early Environment

By Wasim Kakroo THE cells in our brain called neurons exchange chemicals with each other in order to communicate. These chemicals, known as neurotransmitters, move between neurons at locations known as synapses. When a child grows, learns, or responds to their environment, it leads to the development of new connectionsContinue Reading

Regional environmental climatic issues and their consequences in LAC The impacts of climate change in the LAC region are observed in the atmosphere/hydroclimate, oceans, and cryosphere which directly impact the biosphere. They have been identified and quantified as altered precipitation regimes, higher atmospheric and sea-surface temperatures, higher risks of droughts,Continue Reading

Boebert, Frisch debate inflation, environment and education ahead of early voting – The Journal

League of Women Voters forum moderated by Durango resident Lori Smith Schell Lauren Boebert and Adam Frisch U.S. Rep. Lauren Boebert and her Democratic challenger Adam Frisch answered questions about rising inflation, the environment and education policy Wednesday in their final debate before ballots arrive next week in residents’ mailboxes.Continue Reading

Boebert, Frisch debate inflation, environment and education ahead of early voting – The Journal

League of Women Voters forum moderated by Durango resident Lori Smith Schell Lauren Boebert and Adam Frisch U.S. Rep. Lauren Boebert and her Democratic challenger Adam Frisch answered questions about rising inflation, the environment and education policy Wednesday in their final debate before ballots arrive next week in residents’ mailboxes.Continue Reading

Canfield, R. L. et al. Intellectual impairment in children with blood lead concentrations below 10 microg per deciliter. N. Engl. J. Med. 348, 1517–1526. https://doi.org/10.1056/NEJMoa022848 (2003). CAS  Article  PubMed  PubMed Central  Google Scholar  Canfield, R. L., Kreher, D. A., Cornwell, C. & Henderson, C. R. Jr. Low-level lead exposure, executiveContinue Reading

Early outcomes from five cities

One year ago, Brookings and the Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) released a playbook for a new approach to advancing economic inclusion—one that centers disinvested neighborhoods as the locus for achieving inclusive regional economic recovery and growth. Inherently place-based and community-led in nature, this approach—“community-centered economic inclusion”—has been tested byContinue Reading

Study: COVID-19 Prediction using Genomic Footprint of SARS-CoV-2 in Air, Surface Swab and Wastewater Samples. Image Credit: FOTOGRIN / Shutterstock

A recent study posted to the medRxiv* preprint server investigated whether environmental samples could serve as early indicators for detecting severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2) in large communities. The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic caused by SARS-CoV-2 has impacted public health, the global economy, societies, and cultures at anContinue Reading