Tag: United States

Stinking Up the Atmosphere?

As anyone who has had the misfortune of squashing one knows, stink bugs are a problem in the U.S. They've infiltrated our homes and...

Codeine Often Prescribed to Children, Despite Available Alternatives

Despite its potentially harmful effects in children, codeine continues to be prescribed in U.S. emergency rooms, according to new research from UCSF Benioff Children’s...

People selectively remember the details of atrocities that absolve in-group members

Conversations about wartime atrocities often omit certain details. According to research published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science, these...

Bark beetles change Rocky Mountain stream flows, affect water quality

On Earth Week--and in fact, every week now--trees in mountains across the western United States are dying, thanks to an infestation of bark beetles...

Birthplace of the domesticated chili pepper identified in Mexico

Central-east Mexico gave birth to the domesticated chili pepper — now the world’s most widely grown spice crop — reports an international team of...

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...

HIV+ women respond well to HPV vaccine

HIV-positive women respond well to a vaccine against the human papillomavirus (HPV), even when their immune system is struggling, according to newly published results of an...

Building Better Soybeans for a Hot, Dry, Hungry World

A new study shows that soybean plants can be redesigned to increase crop yields while requiring less water and helping to offset greenhouse gas...

More should be done for female parolees

As the female prison population grows, a new study funded partly by the National Science Foundation says more should be done to help women...

Hair from infants gives clues about their life in the womb

Like rings of a tree, hair can reveal a lot of information about the past.It can tell if a person recently used drugs or...

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