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A new study from Queen’s University Belfast and Rutgers School of Public Health researchers has found that children from disadvantaged backgrounds spend less time reading and engaging in physical activity and exercise than their peers as they get o...
– Rutgers School of Public Health
Review of Income and Wealth Embargo expired on 19-Sep-2019 at 19:00 ET
Reversing baldness could someday be as easy as wearing a hat, thanks to a noninvasive, low-cost hair-growth-stimulating technology developed by engineers at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.
– University of Wisconsin-Madison
Wilderness areas, long known for intrinsic conservation value, are far more valuable for biodiversity than previously believed, and if conserved, will cut the world’s extinction risk in half, according to a new study published in the journal Nature...
– Wildlife Conservation Society
Nature Embargo expired on 18-Sep-2019 at 12:00 ET
Profiles of Native American DNA in modern populations show patterns of migration across the U.S.
A team of scientists has developed a computational model that uses artificial intelligence to find sites for hydropower dams in order to help reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
– Cornell University
In a world where the best parking space is the one that minimizes time spent in the lot, two physicists compare parking strategies and settle on a prudent approach.
– Santa Fe Institute
Journal of Statistical Mechanics
Are you willing to ride in a driverless car? Researchers at the University of Washington studied how Americans’ perceived cost of commute time changes depending on who’s driving.
– University of Washington
The German icebreaker RV Polarstern is scheduled to set sail today from Tromsø, Norway, for a 13-month journey to wherever the sea ice takes it. In a week or so, the ship will get locked into the Arctic ice and drift with the ice floes for a year so...
– Brookhaven National Laboratory
If you are an introvert, force yourself to be an extravert. You'll be happier.
– University of California, Riverside
Journal of Experimental Psychology: General