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Ocean acidification harms young mussels

Ocean acidification harms young mussels

Science
Nov. 22 (UPI) -- New research shows mussels are especially vulnerable to the ill effects of ocean acidification during their early life stages.Mussels form a calcareous shell to protect themselves from predators. Ocean acidification disrupts this process. The latest research offered scientists new insights into the ways a decline in pH disrupts the calcification process during a mussels' larval stages."For the first time, we used two different methods to understand the calcification of one to two-day-old shelled larvae to estimate their sensitivity to climate change," Kirti Ramesh, a doctoral student in ecophysiology at the Helmholtz Center for Ocean Research Kiel, said in a news release. "With the help of fluorescent dyes and specialized microscopy techniques, we were able to track the de...
Young people 'experimenting more in bed'

Young people 'experimenting more in bed'

Health
Young people are taking part in a wider range of sexual practices, including anal sex, with opposite sex partners, research reveals.Experts looked at responses to a national sex survey that has been carried out every 10 years since 1990 in the UK. More than one in 10 millennial teenagers said they had tried anal sex by the age of 18.By the age of 22 to 24, three in every 10 said they had tried it.Vaginal and oral sex are still the most common types of sexual activity between young men and women, however. The age that young people start having sex - vaginal, anal or oral - has not changed much in recent decades. In the most recent survey, it was 16.While the study in the Journal of Adolescent Health shows what types of sex people are having, it doesn't shed light on why preferences are chan...
Young fans 'need more help' to go to matches – Stoke boss Hughes

Young fans 'need more help' to go to matches – Stoke boss Hughes

Sports
Media playback is not supported on this device Young fans need "more help" from clubs to be able to go to matches, says Stoke City boss Mark Hughes.A BBC poll found that 82% of 18 to 24 year olds said the cost of tickets was an obstacle to them going to more games.That's despite the BBC's Price of Football study revealing most ticket prices were frozen or reduced this season."It's probably an area that needs to be looked at," Hughes said.Asked if clubs risked losing a generation of fans, he added: "Money is tight, everyone understands that. Maybe they need a little more help."How much could you pay? Enter your team in the calculatorAnalysis: What does it mean for clubs and fans?Premier League cuts or freezes majority of pricesTake the Pr...
Young people out of love with their own bodies, says report

Young people out of love with their own bodies, says report

Health
Body dissatisfaction can start as young as six and lead to depression, anxiety and eating issues, MPs will be told.The Youth Select Committee urged the government to recognise the seriousness of body image fears, before young people suffered a long-term impact.It is launching its report into the issue, A Body Confident Future, as part of the annual Parliament Week.One expert said it was now normal for young people "to be unhappy with the way their bodies look".Dr Phillippa Diedrichs, associate professor at the Centre for Appearance Research, University of the West of England, added that body dissatisfaction was the biggest known risk factor for eating disorders such as bulimia. "It is a really important mental health issue, and I don't think it is taken seriously enough," she said.There ar...
Tottenham Hotspur FC news: Harry Winks thanks Mauricio Pochettino for trusting young English players

Tottenham Hotspur FC news: Harry Winks thanks Mauricio Pochettino for trusting young English players

Sports
Harry Winks made his debut for England on SundayMonday, October 9, 2017Harry Winks has thanked Mauricio Pochettino for continuing to place his trust in young English talent.Winks made his England debut in Sunday's 1-0 win over Lithuania, turning in an eye-catching performance in midfield despite having only four Premier League starts under his belt.His integration in the first-team picture has been carefully handled by Pochettino, whose show of faith has helped spur the likes of Harry Kane, Dele Alli, Eric Dier and Danny Rose into the senior set-up.Winks is now angling to join his club-mates at next summer's World Cup and lays the credit at the door of his Argentinian boss."It's well known English players struggle to get opportunities in the Premier League, which is difficult for us," he s...