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Study suggests some fathers elevate their games

As parents, we all take cues from mom and dad in the rearing of our own children. But can we improve as parents based...

Sometimes less is more for hungry dogs

Hungry dogs would be expected to choose alternatives leading to more food rather than less food. But just as with humans and monkeys, they...

Making Dessert with More Fiber or Less Fat

White layer cakes can be made with more fiber or less fat, without significantly undermining many of the qualities of this favorite treat. These...

Why do you want to eat the baby?

What woman has not wanted to gobble up a baby placed in her arms, even if the baby is not hers?This reaction, which everyone...

Global ISU study: Invasive species widespread, but not more than at...

AMES, Iowa -- Invasive plant species have long had a reputation as being bad for a new ecosystem when they are introduced. Stan Harpole, assistant professor of ecology, evolution and organismal biology at Iowa State University, is founding ...

Home urine test measures insulin production in diabetes

A simple home urine test has been developed which can measure if patients with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes are producing their own insulin. The urine test, from Professor Andrew Hattersley's Exeter-based team at the Peninsula Medical School, replaces...

Poor park planning drives kids indoors

What does it take to keep children active when they get home from school? It seems that what your neighborhood offers in terms of parks and playgrounds has a lot to do with it. In a study looking at the links between the quality of outdoor public sp...

Child care quality key for children from disadvantaged homes

Decades of research have demonstrated the importance of the resources in children's homes and the benefits of high-quality interactions with parents in supporting healthy development. High-quality child care plays a similar, albeit less powerful, ro...

ET’s home planet?

NASA's Kepler spacecraft has discovered an extraordinary planetary system with six rocky worlds capable of supporting life about 2000 light years from Earth.I am...

New state scorecard on children’s health care finds wide geographic disparities

New York, NY, February 2, 2011 -- Two years after the reauthorization and expansion of the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP), a new Commonwealth Fund state-by-state scorecard evaluating how the health care system is working for children fin...

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