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Want to Eat Better? Sorry, We’re Closed.

Getting more nutritious meals on the tables of low-income Americans could depend on the hours the stores in their neighborhoods keep. Stores likely to sell fresh produce aren’t open as long in areas with more socioeconomic struggles, and that...
28-Apr-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers Pinpoint Part of the Brain That Recognizes Facial Expressions


Researchers at The Ohio State University have pinpointed the area of the brain responsible for recognizing human facial expressions.
18-Apr-2016 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Sexist Video Games Decrease Empathy for Female Violence Victims

Young male gamers who strongly identify with male characters in sexist, violent video games show less empathy than others toward female violence victims, a new study found.
11-Apr-2016 7:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Computers in Your Clothes? A Milestone for Wearable Electronics


Researchers who are working to develop wearable electronics have reached a milestone: They are able to embroider circuits into fabric with 0.1 mm precision—the perfect size to integrate electronic components such as sensors and computer memory...
13-Apr-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

The 6 Elements of an Effective Apology, According to Science


There are six components to an apology – and the more of them you include when you say you’re sorry, the more effective your apology will be, according to new research.
12-Apr-2016 7:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

News: Report Shows How to Say Goodbye to Harmful Algal Blooms


A multi-university collaboration has issued a report on steps to reduce harmful algal blooms in Lake Erie
7-Apr-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Nearly Anything You Want to Know About Americans Is in This Survey


Fifty years ago, on April 11, 1966, a woman from the federal government sat down in the rural home of a 54-year-old man and asked him a bunch of personal questions. Neither the man nor the interviewer could have guessed, but they were making history...
6-Apr-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

How Studying Child Prodigies Helps US Understand Autism

Scientists may learn a lot about autism from studying a group of people who don’t have the disorder. Joanne Ruthsatz,is one of the first researchers to have uncovered the link between prodigy and autism.
29-Mar-2016 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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