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Study Shows Which New Moms Post the Most on Facebook

A study shows which psychological characteristics of some new mothers may affect how they use Facebook to show off their baby.
24-May-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Ivy’s Powerful Grasp Could Lead to Better Medical Adhesives, Stronger Battle Armor

English ivy’s natural glue might hold the key to new approaches to wound healing, stronger armor for the military and maybe even cosmetics with better staying power.
23-May-2016 3:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

How Is Rattlesnake Venom Like Fine Wine? Both Have Regional Varieties


If you’re a rattlesnake, you want to bring the right weapon to a squirrel fight. And that venomous weapon varies from place to place, evolutionarily calibrated to overpower the local squirrels’ defenses, according to new research from The Ohio...
19-May-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

No, Presidential Candidates Don’t Usually Dodge Tough Questions

Nearly everybody thinks that presidential candidates routinely dodge hard-hitting questions, providing evasive answers to simple questions.But a new study that analyzed the full transcripts of 14 U.S. presidential debates from 1996 to 2012 provides...
16-May-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Young Women in STEM Fields Earn Up to One-Third Less Than Men

One year after they graduate, women with Ph.D.s in science and engineering fields earn 31 percent less than do men, according to a new study using previously unavailable data.
10-May-2016 7:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

When You Take Acetaminophen, You Don’t Feel Others’ Pain as Much


When you take acetaminophen to reduce your pain, you may also be decreasing your empathy for both the physical and social aches that other people experience, a new study suggests.
10-May-2016 7:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Children with Autism Learn New Words Much Like Others Do, Study Finds

A new study has found that children with autism are capable of learning new words the same way any child would—by following someone’s gaze as they name an object. They just take longer to pick up the skill.
3-May-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

No Males Needed: All-Female Salamanders Regrow Tails 36 Percent Faster


The lady salamander that shuns male companionship may reap important benefits. For instance, when a predator snaps off her tail. New research from The Ohio State University compared an all-female population of mole salamanders to a related...
2-May-2016 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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