Archive: 08/15/2010

Dogs' family status depends on family's locale

Man's best friend might just be treated like any other animal depending on where the owners live. A study by David Blouin, assistant professor of the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Indiana University South Bend, ...

Aug 15, 2010
4.2 / 5 (6) 5 | with audio podcast

Teen sex not always bad for school performance

(AP) -- There's good news for parents who worry that their teenagers' sex lives are affecting their school performance: A provocative new study has found that teens in committed relationships do no better or worse in school ...

Aug 15, 2010
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A heart beats to a different drummer (w/ Video)

Love, exercise and, new research shows, an infrared laser can make a heart beat faster. Scientists at Case Western Reserve University and Vanderbilt University found that pulsed light can pace contractions in an avian embryonic ...

Aug 15, 2010
4.6 / 5 (9) 1 | with audio podcast

Discovered gene causes Kabuki syndrome

Using a new, rapid and less expensive DNA sequencing strategy, scientists have discovered genetic alterations that account for most cases of Kabuki syndrome, a rare disorder that causes multiple birth defects and mental retardation. ...

Aug 15, 2010
4.5 / 5 (2) 0 | with audio podcast