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Dog burial as common ritual in Neolithic populations

Coinciding with the Pit Grave culture (4200-3600 years before our era), coming from Southern Europe, the Neolithic communities of the north-eastern Iberian Peninsula started...

It doesn’t take much for soldiers to feel cared for

A soldier named Jerome Motto received caring letters from home in World War II. They helped boost his spirits and later led to one of...

How Multiple Factors Affect Young Adult STI Risk

Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are a serious yet largely preventable health risk, especially for adolescents and young adults, who make up half of all new...

Increased depression and suicidal behavior risk for young cannabis users

Adolescent cannabis use has been linked to an increased risk of depression and suicidal behaviour in young adulthood, according to the first meta-analysis by...

Prejudice against darker skin continues to depress wages for legal immigrants

Legal immigrants with darker skin are paid up to 25 percent less than otherwise comparable lighter-skinned immigrants, a wage penalty that widened significantly four...

Two decades of data reveal overall increase in pain, opioid use among U.S. adults

Prompted by a call from the National Academy of Medicine, then the Institute of Medicine, for improved national data on pain, a recent study...

Valentine’s Day in the digital age: Yes, just about everything has changed

When Valentine’s Day rolls around, love is in the air. Or is it? With hundreds of thousands of Americans turning to online dating and...

With Twitter, race of messenger matters

When NFL player Colin Kaepernick took a knee during the national anthem to protest police brutality and racial injustice, the ensuing debate took traditional...

Climate change increases potential for conflict and violence

Images of extensive flooding or fire-ravaged communities help us see how climate change is accelerating the severity of natural disasters. The devastation is obvious,...

Why Does Bribery Work?

A new study from Carnegie Mellon University suggests that greed, and not the willingness to return the favor, is the main reason people give in to...

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