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US Life Expectancy Lower Than Other Developed Nations
2012-06-22 13:59:43

Researchers have discovered that, even though the U.S. has progressed in the number of people who live with a longer lifespan, it still doesn’t match other countries in terms of life expectancies.

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2012-05-29 21:59:26

The age-old struggle between classes may be even older than we thought, according to a new study carried out by archaeologists.

2012-04-20 09:50:15

"Money, it's a gas," says the sixties rock group Pink Floyd in their song "Money."

2012-04-10 12:23:01

The study –conducted at the University of Granada– has also demonstrated that having a high level of education and a job are also protective against diseases.

2012-04-10 09:01:48

The part of the brain we use when engaging in egalitarian behavior may also be linked to a larger sense of morality, researchers have found.

2012-04-05 14:03:11

New research reveals the surprising economics behind the high U.S. teen birth rates, and why Texas teens are giving birth at triple the rate of Massachusetts youth: high income inequality and low opportunity cost.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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