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Rediscovering Venus to find faraway earths

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Are the world's religions ready for ET?Are the world's religions ready for ET?

Gut bacteria, artificial sweeteners and glucose intoleranceGut bacteria, artificial sweeteners and glucose intolerance

Recreating the stripe patterns found in animals by engineering synthetic gene networksRecreating the stripe patterns found in animals by engineering synthetic gene networks

Laying the groundwork for data-driven scienceLaying the groundwork for data-driven science

Nature's designs inspire research into new light-based technologiesNature's designs inspire research into new light-based technologies

Missing piece found to help solve concussion puzzleMissing piece found to help solve concussion puzzle

Biologists delay the aging process by 'remote control'Biologists delay the aging process by 'remote control'

Geography matters: Model predicts how local 'shocks' influence U.S. economyGeography matters: Model predicts how local 'shocks' influence U.S. economy

Identified for the first time what kind of explosive has been used after the detonationIdentified for the first time what kind of explosive has been used after the detonation

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Narrow focus on physical activity could be ruining kids' playtime (10/1/2014)

'By focusing on the physical activity aspect of play, authorities put aside several aspects of play that are beneficial to young people's emotional and social health,' says Professor Frohlich, University of Montreal. ...> Full Article


Babies learn words differently as they age, researcher finds (9/27/2014)

In a new study, a University of Missouri researcher has found that toddlers learn words differently as they age, and a limit exists as to how many words they can learn each day. These findings could help parents enhance their children's vocabularies and assist speech-language professionals in developing and refining interventions to help children with language delays. ...> Full Article



Video game teaches kids how to code (9/15/2014)

Video game teaches kids how to codeComputer scientists at the University of California, San Diego have successfully funded on Kickstarter a new and improved version of CodeSpells, a first-person player game they developed that teaches players how to code. ...> Full Article


Infants absorb more than we might think (8/16/2014)

A new study from Concordia shows that infants as young as 10-months old can tell the difference between the kinds of paths naturally taken by a walking animal, compared to a moving car or piece of furniture. ...> Full Article


Learning the smell of fear: Mothers teach babies their own fears via odor, research finds (7/31/2014)

Babies can learn what to fear in the first days of life just by smelling the odor of their distressed mothers', new research suggests. And not just 'natural' fears: If a mother experienced something before pregnancy that made her fear something specific, her baby will quickly learn to fear it too -- through the odor she gives off when she feels fear. ...> Full Article


Measuring nurture: Study shows how 'good mothering' hardwires infant brain (7/22/2014)

By carefully watching nearly a hundred hours of video showing mother rats protecting, warming, and feeding their young pups, and then matching up what they saw to real-time electrical readings from the pups' brains, researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center have found that the mother's presence and social interactions -- her nurturing role -- directly molds the early neural activity and growth of her offsprings' brain. ...> Full Article


Can dogs help kids lose weight? (5/24/2014)

The fight against childhood obesity may have new allies: pets and veterinarians. ...> Full Article


Pediatricians urge consumption of only pasteurized dairy products (12/21/2013)

Pregnant women, infants and young children should avoid raw or unpasteurized milk and milk products and only consume pasteurized products, according to a new policy statement from the American Academy of Pediatrics. ...> Full Article


Kids movies send mixed messages about eating habits and obesity (12/13/2013)

Kids movies send mixed messages about eating habits and obesityMany of the most popular children's movies from recent years feature both "obesogenic" behaviors and weight-related stigmatizing content, a study by University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill researchers finds. ...> Full Article


Who's got guts? Young infants expect animals to have insides (9/19/2013)

Who's got guts? Young infants expect animals to have insidesA team of researchers at the University of Illinois has shown that 8-month-old infants expect objects they identify as animals to have insides. ...> Full Article


Adolescents are what they don't eat, too (8/6/2013)

Adolescents are what they don't eat, tooDiets lacking omega-3 fatty acids -- found in foods like wild fish, eggs, and grass-fed livestock -- can have worsened effects over consecutive generations, especially affecting teens, according to a University of Pittsburgh study. ...> Full Article


High-fat diet during pregnancy contributes to offspring's increased weight (6/25/2013)

Exposure to a high-fat diet in the womb and after birth can permanently change the cells in the brain that control food intake, predisposing monkeys to overeating and an increased preference for fatty and sugary foods, a new study finds. The results were presented Monday at The Endocrine Society's 95th Annual Meeting in San Francisco. ...> Full Article


Facial dog bites in children may require repeated plastic surgery (4/25/2013)

Dog bites to the face are a relatively common injury in young children, and often require repeated plastic surgery procedures to deal with persistent scarring, according to a report in the March Journal of Craniofacial Surgery, published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, a part of Wolters Kluwer Health. ...> Full Article


Study shows young, unsupervised children most at risk for dog bites (11/14/2010)

A new study of dog bites shows children usually targeted by the family pet, which is often a breed considered "good" with kids. ...> Full Article

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