The dispersant used to remediate the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico is more toxic to cold-water corals at lower concentrations than the spilled oil, according to a new study that comes on the eve of the spill’s fifth...
9-Apr-2015 9:05 AM EDT
Over 28,000 Endangered Lemurs Illegally Kept as Pets in Madagascar May Threaten Conservation and Survival of Species
An estimated 28,000 lemurs, the world’s most endangered primates, have been illegally kept as pets in urban areas of Madagascar over the past three years, possibly threatening conservation efforts and hastening the extinction of some of lemur...
5-Jan-2015 10:00 AM EST
Fatherhood Research and Practice Network Awards $350,000 to Four Projects to Evaluate Fatherhood Programs
The Fatherhood Research and Practice Network, a collaboration between Temple University and Denver’s Center for Policy Research, has awarded $350,000 to four projects that will evaluate fatherhood programs in order to determine how to best serve...
15-Dec-2014 9:05 AM EST
Blocking a key receptor in brain cells that is used by oxygen free radicals could play a major role in neutralizing the biological consequences of Alzheimer’s disease, according to researchers at Temple University.
18-Nov-2014 9:00 AM EST
Asian Americans are at a high risk for diabetes, hypertension, heart attack and stroke because are under a misconception that their diet is healthy and not a risk factor for these chronic diseases.
8-Oct-2014 11:35 AM EDT
With autonomous vehicles entering our roadways as soon as with the next decade, researchers are developing strategies for the future use of autonomous vehicles in improving traffic flow.
8-Oct-2014 10:50 AM EDT
States Need to Assume Greater Role in Regulating Dietary Supplements for Weight Loss and Muscle Building
Because of lax federal oversight of dietary supplements, which are marketed to adults and adolescents for weight loss and muscle building, but usually do not deliver promised results and can actually cause severe health issues, state governments...
24-Sep-2014 8:00 AM EDT
Adults who were abused or neglected as children are known to have poorer health, but adults who tend to focus on and accept their reactions to the present moment—or are mindful—report having better health, regardless of their childhood...
12-Sep-2014 4:30 PM EDT
Just like holly wreaths, twinkling lights, Santa Claus, flying red-nosed reindeer and decorated evergreen trees, myths and superstitions have become part of our holiday lore. A Temple University psychologist offers the truth behind some of these...
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Psychology of the Zimmerman Case Is Being Widely Discussed in the Media, but Rarely by Psychologists
18-Jul-2013 8:00 AM EDT