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2013-05-29 09:31:00

Given the chance, women are more likely than men to opt out of a request to give a charitable donation.

2013-04-24 16:08:57

As demands for long work hours continue to increase, an Indiana University study found that mothers are more likely than other employees to leave jobs in male-dominated fields.

2013-04-17 12:24:27

Alcohol-related aggression is estimated to be involved in half of all assaults globally.

Fewer Women Are In Science Because They Have More Options
2013-03-20 09:13:43

Having a greater number of career options rather than lack of ability, may help explain why fewer women than men pursue careers in math and science, according to a new study published in the journal Psychological Science.

Women More Talkative Than Men Because Thier Brain Is Designed That Way
2013-02-22 12:17:19

A new study backs up previous claims that women are more chatty than men because the region of the brain that processes communication is bigger than in a man's. However, the new study also finds another reason women are more chatty.


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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