University of Oregon

Black and white is not always a clear distinction

Is race defined by appearance, or can a person also be colored by socioeconomic status? A new study finds that Americans who are unemployed, incarcerated or impoverished today are more likely to be classified and identified ...

dateDec 08, 2008 in Other
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Why do women get more cavities than men?

Reproduction pressures and rising fertility explain why women suffered a more rapid decline in dental health than did men as humans transitioned from hunter-and-gatherers to farmers and more sedentary pursuits, says a University ...

dateOct 14, 2008 in Archaeology & Fossils
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A new hand -- and signs of sensory recovery

Four months after a successful hand transplant -- 35 years after amputation in an industrial accident at age 19 -- a 54-year-old man's emerging sense of touch is registered in the former "hand area" of the his brain, says ...

dateOct 09, 2008 in Medical research
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