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Walk This Way? Masculine Motion Seems To Come At You, While Females Walk Away

10 years ago from Science Daily

You can tell a lot about people from the way they move alone: their gender, age and even their mood, earlier studies have shown. Now, researchers have found that observers...

Older Women Who Get Little Sleep May Have A Higher Risk Of Falling

10 years ago from Science Daily

Women age 70 and older who sleep five hours or less per night may be more likely to experience falls than those who sleep more than seven to eight hours...

Woman wants paid leave for parents of very ill children

10 years ago from CBC: Health

The mother of an eastern Ontario girl who recovered from childhood cancer is lobbying the government to provide paid compassionate care leave to other parents whose children are very sick.

Premature Children Four Times More Likely To Have Behavioral Disorders

10 years ago from Science Daily

Children born prematurely are four times more likely to have emotional problems or behavioral disorders, according to new research.

'The Doctors' talk show adds depth to medical drama

10 years ago from LA Times - Health

The new syndicated show takes a personal, expert approach to healthcare while delivering entertainment value. ...

How a 'Happiness' guide helped one Topanga Canyon family

10 years ago from LA Times - Health

Happiness, and finding more of it, has been on the minds of Adam and Kelly Radinsky for about a year now. The couple, who are married and live in Topanga...

Tracking The Reasons Many Girls Avoid Science And Math

10 years ago from Science Daily

The self-confidence instilled by parents and teachers is more important for young girls learning math and science than their initial interest. The three-year study aimed to identify supports and barriers...

The Beatles Show Link Between Positive Experiences And How Memories Are Shaped In Results Of Major Psychology Study

10 years ago from Science Daily

The Magical Memory Tour, the largest ever international online survey which asked people to blog their memories of the Beatles to create the biggest database of autobiographical memories ever attempted,...

Rushed reforms failing UK school science

10 years ago from Chemistry World

Short-term political goals driving government policy, says Royal Society

Another Iraqi casualty of war: Their waistlines

10 years ago from LA Times - Health

Sectarian violence has kept many people indoors for years, and now they're fighting the battle of the bulge. ...

Jon Henley talks to psychoanalyst Hanna Segal

10 years ago from The Guardian - Science

Psychoanalyst Hanna Segal talks to Jon Henley about her search for truth, the healing power of art and what her years in practice have taught her about life

What Is A Gene? Media Define the Concept In Many Different Ways

10 years ago from Science Daily

Even scientists define ‘a gene’ in different ways, so it comes as little surprise that the media also have various ways of framing the concept of a gene, according to...

Living Together: In Studies of Virtual Twins, Nature Wins Again

10 years ago from NY Times Health

When parents pursue several ways to have a child, the stage is set for virtual twins, genetic strangers who share an environment from an early point in life.

Paralympic Athletes Add Equality to Their Goals

10 years ago from NY Times Health

Many Paralympians criticize the U.S. Olympic program for giving them fewer benefits than Olympians receive.

Judge to Unseal Documents on the Eli Lilly Drug Zyprexa

10 years ago from NY Times Health

A federal judge in Brooklyn decided to unseal confidential materials about Eli Lilly’s top-selling antipsychotic drug, citing questions about the way drugs are approved for new uses.

Straying mate? His genes may be to blame

10 years ago from LA Times - Science

That cheating husband could have a gene variant that scientists have linked to higher risks of marital discord and divorce. (He could even have two.) ...

Endangered China monkeys double in number

10 years ago from UPI

GUIYANG, China, Sept. 6 (UPI) -- The number of endangered gray snub-nosed monkeys, found only in China's Guizhou province, has more than doubled to about 850, a government...

Video: Video: ‘Star Wars’ arm aids real war’s vets

10 years ago from MSNBC: Science

Sept. 5: Segway inventor Dean Kamen's latest device, the "Luke Arm" was inspired by Star Wars, but it's helping real war veterans reclaim mobility from lost limbs. NBC's Bob Faw...

Doctor opposes new law on organ donors

10 years ago from The Guardian - Science

Leading transplant authority says modification will degrade society's ethical framework

SanDisk in talks with Korean Samsung

10 years ago from Physorg

Computer memory group SanDisk said Friday it has had "discussions" with South Korean giant Samsung Electronics but declined to confirm that they were merger or takeover talks.

Pill that boosts productivity gaining favor, raising concerns among medical ethicists

10 years ago from Physorg

In a place like Silicon Valley, where career prospects often hinge on a person's intelligence and ability to work hellishly long hours, "brain doping" probably was inevitable.

Study: Individual Personal Ties Strengthen Teams` Overall Creativity

10 years ago from Physorg

( -- With more employees working in teams, it`s critical for companies to find ways to enable these teams be more creative in their work.

Parents beware: Kids exposed to many hours of alcohol use in PG-13 movies

10 years ago from Physorg

( -- Children are exposed to many hours of alcohol use in movies, especially films rated PG-13, a new study shows.

Musical tastes in tune with who you are

10 years ago from CBC: Technology & Science

A new study at Scotland's Heriot-Watt University links peoples' personalities and their choice of music.

Video Game Review: Playing God, the Home Game

10 years ago from NY Times Science

As an intelligent romp through the realms of science, mythology, religion and hope about the universe around us, Spore both provokes and amuses.

Jean Hannah Edelstein: Do love and science mix?

10 years ago from The Guardian - Science

Jean Hannah Edelstein: There's now good evidence to justify my fling with a dad-alike. But I'm not sure that reducing passion to rules is right approach

J.J. Abrams offers terrifying sci-fi on ‘Fringe’

10 years ago from MSNBC: Science

The creator of "Lost" and "Alias" has a new project hitting airwaves next week that promises to sweep away old-fashioned notions of the sci-fi genre.

Probing Question: Does talking to plants help them grow?

10 years ago from Physorg

In a 1986 interview, England`s Prince Charles discussed his gardening habits, commenting "I just come and talk to the plants, really. Very important to talk to them; they respond."