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Childhood Poverty, Poor Support May Drive Up Pregnant Woman’s Biological Age

Pregnant women who had low socioeconomic status during childhood and who have poor family social support appear to prematurely age on a cellular level, potentially raising the risk for complications, a new study has found.
16-Oct-2017 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Farsighted Children Struggle with Attention, Study Finds

Farsighted preschoolers and kindergartners have a harder time paying attention and that could put them at risk of slipping behind in school, a new study suggests.
9-Oct-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Dads Are Often Having Fun While Moms Work Around the House

For the first time, researchers have evidence of exactly what dads are doing while moms are taking care of housework or tending to their child. The results will be disappointing for those who expected more gender equity in modern society.
9-Oct-2017 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

​Perpetrators of Genocide Say They’re ‘Good People’

The men who were tried for their role in the 1994 Rwandan genocide that killed up to 1 million people want you to know that they’re actually very good people. That’s the most common way accused men try to account for their actions in testimony...
5-Oct-2017 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

How Disliked Classes Affect College Student Cheating

One of the tactics that discourages student cheating may not work as well in courses that college students particularly dislike, a new study has found.
4-Oct-2017 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers Get First Look at Electrons Escaping Atoms

In the journal Nature Physics, researchers report taking a first step toward controlling electrons’ behavior inside matter—and thus the first step down a long and complicated road that could eventually lead to the ability to create new states of...
27-Sep-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

When Residents Take Charge of Their Rainforests, Fewer Trees Die

When the government gives citizens a personal stake in forested land, trees don’t disappear as quickly and environmental harm slows down.
20-Sep-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

What Web Browsers and Proteins Have in Common

Researchers in the United States and Germany have just discovered a previously overlooked part of protein molecules that could be key to how proteins interact with each other inside living cells to carry out specialized functions.
19-Sep-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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