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Researchers Offer New Theory About How Climate Affects Violence

Researchers have long struggled to explain why some violent crime rates are higher near the equator than other parts of the world. Now, a team of researchers have developed a model that could help explain why.
24-Jun-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Scientists Glimpse Why Life Can’t Happen Without Water

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Scientists are getting closer to directly observing how and why water is essential to life as we know it.
20-Jun-2016 3:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

High Blood Sugar Could Mean Lower Risk of One Type of Brain Tumor

In a surprising twist, benign brain tumors that have previously been tied to obesity and diabetes are less likely to emerge in those with high blood sugar, new research has found.
20-Jun-2016 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Women’s Long Work Hours Linked to Alarming Increases in Cancer, Heart Disease

Women who put in long hours for the bulk of their careers may pay a steep price: life-threatening illnesses, including heart disease and cancer. Work weeks that averaged 60 hours or more over three decades appear to triple the risk of diabetes,...
16-Jun-2016 6:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Depressed, Out of Work? Study Suggests Skills to Help Land a Job

Unemployed people were more likely to land a job if they used skills commonly taught as part of cognitive therapy for depression, a new study found.
15-Jun-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Novel Compound Shows Promise Against Breast Cancer

A promising new compound appears to impede a process that fuels breast cancer in mice, a discovery that could have implications in the treatment of a host of cancers.
1-Jun-2016 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

To Strengthen an Opinion, Simply Say It Is Based on Morality

Simply telling people that their opinions are based on morality will make them stronger and more resistant to counterarguments, a new study suggests.
31-May-2016 7:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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

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