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Research finds that giving money to the poor reduces poverty

The classic proverb says: If you give a man a fish, he will eat for a day. Teach him how to fish, and he...

Running a marathon can be bad for the heart, especially in...

Investigators who studied a group of recreational marathon runners have established that strenuous exercise such as running a marathon can damage the heart muscle....

New potential for nutrient-rich prairie fruits

Researchers working at the University of Saskatchewan have discovered new potential in prairie fruits, in particular, buffaloberry, chokecherry and sea buckthorn, according to a...

Transgendered males seen as an asset to some ancestral societies

Transgendered androphilic males were accepted in traditional hunter-gatherer cultures because they were an extra set of hands to support their families.Conversely, by investing in...

Night-time habits shed light on daytime behavior for those with autism

In graduate school, Kimberly A. Schreck met a 14-year-old boy with autism who changed her life.The boy didn’t just sleepwalk – he threw furniture...

UN: World lacks data on ‘massive potential resource’ of wastewater

Amid growing competition for freshwater from industry and cities, coupled with a rising world shortage of potash, nitrogen and phosphorus, an international study predicts...
Breast cancer vaccine

No adverse effects in volunteers following Phase I clinical trial of...

Sumagen Canada Inc and Western University announced today that the Phase I Clinical Trial (SAV CT 01) of the first and only preventative HIV...
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Learning a new language alters brain development

The age at which children learn a second language can have a significant bearing on the structure of their adult brain, according to a...

Your spouse’s voice is easier to hear — and easier to...

With so many other competing voices, having a conversation on a bustling subway or at a crowded cocktail party takes a great deal of...

High BPA levels in children associated with fat kids

Children who have higher levels of Bisphenol A (BPA), a chemical previously used in many products for kids, like baby bottle and plastic toys,...

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