Archive: 01/8/2009

Study: Mosquitoes beat out love song before mating

(PhysOrg.com) -- That pesky buzz of a nearby mosquito is the sound of love, scientists have known for some time. But a new Cornell study reports that males and females flap their wings and change their tune ...

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Teasing is good for you!

(PhysOrg.com) -- The use of insults at a young age improves social skills and helps children develop a sense of humour according to research by Dr Erin Heerey of the School of Psychology.

dateJan 08, 2009 in Psychology & Psychiatry
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Why bladder cancer is deadlier for some

Bladder cancer is much more likely to be deadly for women and African-Americans, but the reasons long believed to explain the phenomenon account for only part of the differences for such patients compared to their white and ...

dateJan 08, 2009 in Cancer
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Study reveals surprisingly high tolerance for racism

White people do not get as upset when confronted with racial prejudice as they think they will, a study by researchers at Yale University, York University, and the University of British Columbia suggests. This indifference ...

dateJan 08, 2009 in Other
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