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One thing you’ll find in the obits of many long-living people

A new nationwide study of obituaries has found that people with religious affiliations lived nearly four years longer than those with no ties to religion.
11-Jun-2018 7:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Fathers’ early parenting quality affected by mothers

How a new mother reacts to her partner’s early interactions with their baby may affect his parenting quality later on, a new study suggests. Researchers found that fathers did not perform as well as a parent to their 9-month-old child if the dads...
11-Jun-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

​Coffee helps teams work together, study suggests

Good teamwork begins with a cup of coffee for everyone, a new study suggests. Researchers found that people gave more positive reviews for their group’s performance on a task – and their own contribution – if they drank caffeinated coffee...
5-Jun-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Experimental drug restores some bladder function after spinal cord injury, study finds

An experimental drug that blocks abnormal neural communication after spinal cord injury could one day be the key to improving quality of life by improving bladder function, new research suggests.
4-Jun-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

​Breakthrough in Controlling DNA-Based Robots

Researchers have devised a magnetic control system to make tiny DNA-based robots move on demand--;and much faster than recently possible.
1-Jun-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

This is your brain detecting patterns

Detecting patterns is an important part of how humans learn and make decisions. Now, researchers have seen what is happening in people’s brains as they first find patterns in information they are presented.
31-May-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Social Ties Could Preserve Memory, Slow Brain Aging

A strong social network could be the key to preserving memory. New research from The Ohio State University found that mice housed in groups had better memories and healthier brains than animals that lived in pairs.
25-May-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

​Why an Upcoming Appointment Makes Us Less Productive

You’ve got a full hour until your next meeting. But you probably won’t make the most of that time, new research suggests. In a series of eight studies, both in the lab and real life, researchers found that free time seems shorter to people when...
23-May-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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