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Climate Change Will Threaten Fish by Drying Out Southwest U.S. Streams, Study Predicts

Fish species native to a major Arizona watershed may lose access to important segments of their habitat by 2050 as surface water flow is reduced by the effects of climate warming, new research suggests.
18-Aug-2014 3:00 PM EDT

No Excess Baggage: Antarctic Insect’s Genome, Newly Sequenced, is Smallest to Date

Scientists who sequenced the genome of the Antarctic midge suspect the genome’s small size – the smallest in insects described to date – can probably be explained by the midge’s adaptation to its extreme living environment.
7-Aug-2014 4:00 PM EDT

Just One Simple Question Can Identify Narcissistic People

Scientists have developed and validated a new method to identify which people are narcissistic: just ask them.
30-Jul-2014 2:00 PM EDT

Children with Disabilities Benefit from Classroom Inclusion

The secret to boosting the language skills of preschoolers with disabilities may be to put them in classrooms with typically developing peers, a new study finds.
28-Jul-2014 9:00 AM EDT

Study Finds Why Some Firms Are “Named and Shamed” by Activists

A new study of the anti-sweatshop campaigns of the 1990s reveals which companies are most likely to become targets of anti-corporate activists.
15-Jul-2014 1:35 PM EDT

Weighty Issue: Stress and High-Fat Meals Combine to Slow Metabolism in Women

A new study in women suggests that experiencing one or more stressful events the day before eating a single high-fat meal can slow the body’s metabolism, potentially contributing to weight gain.
10-Jul-2014 10:20 AM EDT

Study Points To Potential New Target For Antibiotics Against E. coli, Other Bugs

Scientists have identified a protein that is essential to the survival of E. coli bacteria, and consider the protein a potential new target for antibiotics.
7-Jul-2014 10:40 AM EDT

For Corals Adapting to Climate Change, It’s Survival of the Fattest—and Most Flexible

The future health of the world’s coral reefs and the animals that depend on them relies in part on the ability of one tiny symbiotic sea creature to get fat—and to be flexible about the type of algae it cooperates with.
7-Jul-2014 10:15 AM EDT

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Women Try to 'Drink Like a Guy' at Bachelorette Parties; Wedding Season Offers Chance for Safety Campaigns

9-Jun-2014 1:25 PM EDT

Darwin’s Children Represent Highs and Lows of Famous Scientist’s Personal Life

Ohio State University researcher Tim Berra would argue that Charles Darwin has a second legacy, marked by personal tragedy and highlighted by pride in accomplishment – the stories of the 10 children born to him and his wife, Emma Wedgwood, his...
17-Oct-2013 4:10 PM EDT

Will Americans Accept Obama’s Climate Plan? New Study Offers Clues

25-Jun-2013 6:00 AM EDT

Nik Wallenda’s ‘Tricks’ are Incredible Balance and Arm Muscle Endurance

24-Jun-2013 1:20 PM EDT

Feb. Is Teen Dating Violence Awarness Month: 1 in 3 Teen Victims of Dating Violence Had More Than One Abuser

30-Jan-2013 9:55 AM EST

CT. Shootings Should Focus Attention on Screening/Treating Mental Health Problems in Youth, Says Ohio State Expert

17-Dec-2012 10:45 AM EST

Palin Unusual Because Her Path to Politics Not Led By A Man, Author Says

Sarah Palin, the Republican nominee for vice president, is different from many female leaders around the world in at least one respect "“ her political career does not follow that of a male relative, according to an expert on women in global...
3-Sep-2008 9:00 PM EDT

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