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Keeping Food Visible Throughout the House Is Linked to Obesity

Researchers have identified two seemingly unrelated but strong predictors of obesity: having low self-esteem related to one’s weight and keeping food visibly available around the house, outside the kitchen.
28-Apr-2015 9:05 AM EDT

Autism and Prodigy Share a Common Genetic Link

Researchers have uncovered the first evidence of a genetic link between prodigy and autism. The scientists found that child prodigies in their sample share some of the same genetic variations with people who have autism.
22-Apr-2015 10:05 AM EDT

Invasion of the Earthworms, Mapped and Analyzed

In their efforts to forecast the spread of an invasive worm species, researchers are bringing a new weapon to bear: statistical analysis.
22-Apr-2015 8:05 AM EDT

New Study Suggests Ways to Avoid Catching Diseases From Pets

Pets can pass diseases to humans, especially when a pet owner's immune system is compromised. Here, veterinarians outline ways for families to avoid disease transmission by choosing the right type of pet--or making small changes in the ways they...
17-Apr-2015 10:00 AM EDT

Scientists Develop Mesh That Captures Oil—but Lets Water Through

A mesh with a high-tech coating captures oil while water passes right through. With further development of this technology, the researchers say, "you could potentially catch an oil spill with a net."
15-Apr-2015 8:00 AM EDT

New Design Makes Treadmill More Like Running Outdoors

Exercise researchers have developed a new treadmill that automatically changes speed to match the pace of the runner.
14-Apr-2015 9:00 AM EDT

Your Pain Reliever May Also Be Diminishing Your Joy

Researchers studying the commonly used pain reliever acetaminophen found it has a previously unknown side effect: It blunts positive emotions.
13-Apr-2015 7:00 AM EDT

Cosmic Debris: Study Looks Inside the Universe’s Most Powerful Explosions

A new study provides an inside look at the most powerful explosions in the universe.
9-Apr-2015 5:00 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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