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2013-06-05 11:56:42

Rural Chinese households are characterized by significant gender differences; men are more influential than women, and the genders also differ in the way they make decisions.

2013-05-21 08:27:12

There is a link between use of anabolic-androgenic steroids and reduced mental health later in life.

New Opportunities For Future Treatment Of Obesity From Newly-discovered Human Fat Cell
2013-05-02 13:53:37

The body's brown fat cells play a key role in the development of obesity and diabetes.

New Excavations Indicate Use Of Fertilizers During The Scandinavian Stone Age
2013-04-26 12:20:27

University of Gothenburg Researchers from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, have spent many years studying the remains of a Stone Age community in Karleby outside the town of Falköping, Sweden. The researchers have for example tried to identify parts of the inhabitants' diet. Right now they are looking for evidence that fertilizers were used already during the Scandinavian Stone Age, and the results of their first analyses may be exactly what they are looking for. Using...

Instagram Is More Than Pictures Of Food And Self-portraits
2013-04-23 14:00:30

The photo-sharing application Instagram is used by millions of people around the world daily. In the media, the social media phenomenon is sometimes dismissed as trivial pastime.

2013-04-23 13:01:12

Children growing up in the Rufiji region along the coast of Tanzania are learning Swahili as their first language.

2013-04-15 19:19:43

Women with high blood pressure during pregnancy have an increased risk of high blood pressure even 40 years after maternity, which leads in turn to an increased risk of cardiovascular disease.

2013-04-15 19:17:46

In the modern knowledge society, pupils and students are expected to acquire increasingly advanced knowledge and skills.

2013-04-15 19:16:33

Teachers' assessments of pupils' literacy can vary significantly, even for pupils with similar test scores.

2013-04-11 10:33:05

The very serious hereditary disease HDLS was discovered in 1984 in Sweden.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.