In autism, the social benefits of being a girl

In autism, the social benefits of being a girl

Infant girls at risk for autism pay more attention to social cues in faces than infant boys, according to a Yale School of Medicine study β€” the first one known to prospectively examine sex-related social differences in at-risk infants. This difference in observational...
Equal inheritance growing less common

Equal inheritance growing less common

Anyone counting on an inheritance should be aware that in recent years, parents have become increasingly likely to divide their estates unequally, suggests a new study co-authored by an economist at Washington University in St. Louis. β€œIn nuclear families, you see...
Double Dose of Bad Earthquake News

Double Dose of Bad Earthquake News

A team of researchers, including one from the University of California, Riverside, has discovered that earthquake ruptures can jump much further than previously thought, a finding that could have severe implications on the Los Angeles area and other regions in the...
Wolf species have ‘howling dialects’

Wolf species have ‘howling dialects’

The largest ever study of howling in the ‘canid’ family of species — which includes wolves, jackals and domestic dogs — has shown that the various species and subspecies have distinguishing repertoires of howling, or “vocal...

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