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Lied-to children more likely to cheat and lie

People lie – we know this. People lie to kids – we know this, too. But what happens next? Do children who've been lied...

Facebook Feelings Are Contagious, Study Shows

You can’t catch a cold from a friend online. But can you catch a mood? It would seem so, according to new research from...

Anti-psychotic medications offer new hope in the battle against brain cancer

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have discovered that FDA-approved anti-psychotic drugs possess tumor-killing activity against the most aggressive...

‘Save Darfur’ an example of ineffective causes led by Facebook’s army...

Study suggests that social-network support for causes might be only a click deep Social media may fuel unprecedented civic engagement. Digital networks might make possible...

With no place to puff, smokers more likely to cut back...

Completely banning tobacco use inside the home – or more broadly in the whole city – measurably boosts the odds of smokers either cutting...

Glowing Mucus: Scientists Peek into Hidden Sea Worm’s Light

Scientists at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego and their colleagues are unraveling the mechanisms behind a little-known marine worm that produces...

Using morphine after abdominal surgery may prolong pain

Using morphine to fight the pain associated with abdominal surgery may paradoxically prolong a patient’s suffering, doubling or even tripling the amount of time...

U.S. Media Consumption to Rise to 15.5 Hours a Day –...

A new study by a researcher at the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at the University of California, San Diego, says that by 2015,...

People seem more attractive in a group than they do apart

People tend to be rated as more attractive when they're part of a group than when they're alone, according to findings published in Psychological...

Pheromones in tears of young mice tell older ones: Don’t mate...

Nocturnal animals need their noses to stay alive. Mice, among others, depend on their impressive olfactory powers to sniff out food or avoid danger...

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