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Why Rural Coal Families Are Less Likely to Divorce

Rural coal-mining families show resilience against divorce when faced with the economic downturns common in the industry, a new study suggests.
20-Nov-2017 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Researchers Pin Down One Source of a Potent Greenhouse Gas


Researchers have discovered the first methane-producing microbe that is active in an oxygen-rich environment -- a finding that suggests today's global climate models may be misjudging the amount of methane being released into the atmosphere.
20-Nov-2017 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Ibuprofen May Block Damage From Fetal-Alcohol Exposure

An anti-inflammatory drug may have the potential to stall the damaging effects of alcohol on the fetal brain, a new study suggests. Ibuprofen reduced neuroinflammation and behavioral signs of alcohol exposure in a rat model of fetal alcohol spectrum...
14-Nov-2017 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

​a Touch of Gray in College Classrooms


Last fall, 66-year-old Mark Bainbridge found himself taking a graduate-level course in military history, the only student in the class who was not working on a Ph.D., and assigned to read a new book each week. You might think that Bainbridge woke up...
13-Nov-2017 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

“Golden” Potato Delivers Bounty of Vitamins A and E

An experimental “golden” potato could hold the power to prevent disease and death in developing countries where residents rely heavily upon the starchy food for sustenance, new research suggests. A serving of the yellow-orange lab-engineered...
8-Nov-2017 2:50 PM EST Add to Favorites

People Who Commit Genocide Are Not Evil

Hollie Nyseth Brehm, assistant professor of sociology and criminology at The Ohio State University, talks about her research in genocide,
7-Nov-2017 10:15 AM EST Add to Favorites

Keeping Harsh Punishment in Check Helps Kids with ADHD, Study Finds

Cutting back on yelling, criticism and other harsh parenting approaches, including physical punishment, has the power to calm children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, according to a new study.
7-Nov-2017 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Researchers Probe Brain Disease-Causing Proteins at the Atomic Level

Researchers studying a protein that causes a hereditary degenerative brain disease in humans have discovered that the human, mouse and hamster forms of the protein, which have nearly identical amino acid sequences, exhibit distinct three-dimensional...
6-Nov-2017 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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