Your Extra Artery, Emotional Hangovers, LEDs Are Bad for Bugs
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Learn why more humans are growing an extra artery; emotional hangovers; and the drawbacks of energy-efficient LED streetlamps. More humans are growing an extra artery, which shows we're still evolving by Cameron Duke  Lucas, T., Kumaratilake, J., & Henneberg, M. (2020). Recently increased prevalence of the human median artery of the forearm: A microevolutionary change. Journal of Anatomy, 237(4), 623–631.  McRae, M. (2021). More And More Humans Are Growing an Extra Artery, Showing We’re Still Evolving. ScienceAlert.  Emotional Hangovers Are Real, And They're Not What You Think by Sam Suarez  Waude, A. (2016, February 23). Emotion And Memory: How Do Your Emotions Affect Your Ability To Remember Information And Recall Past Memories?; Psychologist World.  ‌Mather, M., & Sutherland, M. (2012). The selective effects of emotional arousal on memory. Https://  Tambini, A., Rimmele, U., Phelps, E. A., & Davachi, L. (2016). Emotional brain states carry over and enhance future memory formation. Nature Neuroscience, 20(2), 271–278.  ‌New York University. (2016, December 27). Is there such a thing as an emotional hangover? Researchers find that there is. PsyPost; PsyPost.  Energy-efficient LED streetlamps are bad news for insect populations by Cameron Duke  Boyes, D. H., Evans, D. M., Fox, R., Parsons, M. S., & Pocock, M. J. O. (2021a). Street lighting has detrimental impacts on local insect populations. Science Advances, 7(35), eabi8322. Portree, D. S. F. (2002, October). Flagstaff’s Battle for Dark Skies. The Griffith Observer. Sharon, W. (2007). STUDYING THE ECOLOGICAL IMPACTS OF LIGHT POLLUTION ON WILDLIFE. StarLight: A Common Heritage. Light Pollution Effects on Wildlife and Ecosystems - International Dark-Sky Association. (2016, September 12). International Dark-Sky Association.  Main, D. (2019, February 14). Why insect populations are plummeting—and why it matters. Animals; National Geographic.  Follow Curiosity Daily on your favorite podcast app to learn something new every day withCody Gough andAshley Hamer. Still curious? Get exclusive science shows, nature documentaries, and more real-life entertainment on discovery+! Go to to start your 7-day free trial. discovery+ is currently only available for US subscribers. See for privacy information.
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