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June 12, 2014
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‘Life as Research Scientist’: Letitia Kotila, Family Scientist

Letitia Kotila is currently a Doctoral Candidate in Human Development and Family Science at The Ohio State University. Her research area focuses on parental involvement, coparenting, and couple relationships. Letitia has three children (ages 11, 9, and 2) with her … Continue reading

February 5, 2014
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Weapons tied to repeat domestic abuse

Women are up to 83 percent more likely to experience repeat abuse by their male partners if a weapon is used in the initial abuse incident, according to a new study that has implications for victims, counselors and police. Michigan … Continue reading

January 18, 2014
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Weltmärkte für Nahrungsmittel: Klimawandel größerer Preistreiber als die Bioenergie

Für eine Minderung des Ausstoßes von Treibhausgasen wird zum Erreichen des 2 Grad-Ziels wahrscheinlich ein erheblicher Anteil Bioenergie im Energiemix der Zukunft benötigt. Trotz mancher Risiken wären die Auswirkungen einer steigenden Nachfrage nach Bioenergie auf die Weltagrarmärkte weit geringer als … Continue reading

January 13, 2014
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8 million lives saved since surgeon general’s tobacco warning 50 years ago

A Yale study estimates that 8 million lives have been saved in the United States as a result of anti-smoking measures that began 50 years ago this month with the groundbreaking report from the Surgeon General outlining the deadly consequences … Continue reading

January 11, 2014
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Kids have skewed view of gender segregation

Children believe the world is far more segregated by gender than it actually is, implies a new study led by a Michigan State University scholar. Jennifer Watling Neal and colleagues examined classroom friendships in five U.S. elementary schools. Their findings, … Continue reading

January 9, 2014
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Ancient sharks reared young in prehistoric river-delta nursery

ANN ARBOR — Like salmon in reverse, long-snouted Bandringa sharks migrated downstream from freshwater swamps to a tropical coastline to spawn 310 million years ago, leaving behind fossil evidence of one of the earliest known shark nurseries. That’s the surprising … Continue reading

January 7, 2014
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When danger is in the eye of the beholder

UCLA anthropologists study how, why we read into potential peril They went boating alone without life vests and gave no thought to shimmying up very tall coconut trees. And although they were only figments of a writer’s imagination, the fictional … Continue reading

January 4, 2014
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Die fünf Finger der Vögel: Neue Forschungsergebnisse zur Evolution von Vögeln

In der Regel haben Landwirbeltiere fünf Finger oder Zehen pro Hand oder Fuß. Viele Tiergruppen haben im Laufe der Evolution diesen Bauplan allerdings abgewandelt. So haben etwa Paarhufer nur zwei oder vier Zehen. Ähnlich sind im Flügel der Vögel nur … Continue reading