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Article ID: 719280

Parental involvement plays key role in children's academic attainment, research shows

University of Plymouth

New research has shown how parental engagement has a positive effect on a child's academic attainment - regardless of age or socio-economic status.

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19-Sep-2019 12:05 PM EDT
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For people with pre-existing liver disease, toxic algae may be more dangerous

University of Toledo

Toxins produced during harmful algal blooms may be more harmful to people than previously known.

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19-Sep-2019 12:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 719281

Overweight Danes are more likely to have overweight dogs according to new research

University of Copenhagen

A new study from the University of Copenhagen reports that the prevalence of overweight dogs is markedly larger among overweight owners than among normal weight owners.

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Article ID: 719275

Decoding how kids get into hacking

Michigan State University

New research from Michigan State University is the first to identify characteristics and gender-specific behaviors in kids that could lead kids to become juvenile hackers.

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Article ID: 719276

Perception of musical pitch varies across cultures

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

People who are accustomed to listening to Western music, which is based on a system of notes organized in octaves

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19-Sep-2019 11:05 AM EDT
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How to Successfully Recruit Minority Adolescents for STI/HIV Prevention Research

University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing

Disparities in rates of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and HIV between Black/African American and Hispanic/Latino adolescents and their white counterparts are well documented. Culturally and developmentally appropriate efforts targeted to help these youth establish healthy practices to lower their risk of sexually transmitted infections are warranted. However, such interventions present unique challenges in recruiting and retaining research participants.

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Dust from a giant asteroid crash caused an ancient ice age

Field Museum

About 466 million years ago, long before the age of the dinosaurs, the Earth froze. The seas began to ice over at the Earth's poles, and the new range of temperatures around the planet set the stage for a boom of new species evolving.

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Article ID: 719278

Hippocampal avoidance using IMRT now recommended as standard of care for brain metastases

Northwestern Medicine

Patients with brain metastases who received whole-brain radiotherapy that avoided memory-specific hippocampal neural stem cells experienced preserved cognitive function and reported fewer neurologic symptoms and better cognition over time.

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