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2012-05-17 12:21:28

Researchers have found evidence that early drug and alcohol use is associated with lower levels of educational attainment.

2011-11-16 22:22:09

A new study of twins led by the University of Colorado Boulder shows that today's smokers are more strongly influenced by genetic factors than in the past and that the influence makes it more difficult for them to quit.

2010-06-22 01:50:16

The nature-nurture debate is usually about how much of something is due to our genes and how much is caused by our environment.


Word of the Day
filiation
  • The relation of a son or daughter to a parent: the correlative of paternity.
  • The establishment of a filial relation, specifically by adoption.
  • In law, the judicial determination of the paternity of a child, especially of a bastard; affiliation.
The word 'filiation' comes from a Latin word meaning 'legal right of a son'.
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