Parents are not more likely to split up if mothers earn more than fathers
Couples with young children are as likely to stay together if the mother is the main breadwinner rather than the father, new research shows.
Tech makes couples closer despite tensions
Technology helps bring married couples closer together even though the use of electronic devices can be a source of tension, a US survey showed Tuesday.
Helical electron and nuclear spin order in quantum wires
Physicists at the University of Basel have observed a spontaneous magnetic order of electron and nuclear spins in a quantum wire at temperatures of 0.1 kelvin. In the past, this was possible only at much ...
Study touts success of married couples who met on social networking sites
(Phys.org) —Those searching for love on Valentine's Day might want to amp up their Facebook friend requests.
App Watch: Will you be my Between? App for lovers
If ever in doubt about your guy's commitment to a relationship, ask him if he would commit to an app.
X-ray laser at SLAC maps important drug target
(Phys.org) —Researchers have used one of the brightest X-ray sources on the planet to map the 3-D structure of an important cellular gatekeeper known as a G protein-coupled receptor, or GPCR, in a more ...
Electrical control of single atom magnets
The energy needed to change the magnetic orientation of a single atom – which determines its magnetic stability and therefore its usefulness in a variety of future device applications – can be modified ...
Doctor, doctor: Why the job market for married couples in medicine works well
Since World War II, women have entered the American workforce in greater numbers than ever before. For married couples, this presents a wrinkle, since it can be hard for both partners to find a desirable ...
A new idea for space tourism: Balloon over rocket
The latest space tourism venture depends more on hot air than rocket science.
Most college students favor LGBT civil rights, but many don't
Although college students generally support equal rights and protections for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people, many still don't, according to a new University of Michigan study.
In odd-looking mutant, clues about how maize plants control stem cell number
In plants, the growth of organs such as roots, leaves and flowers depends upon the activity of meristems. These reservoir-like compartments hold stem cells, which have the ability to develop into various different ...
Lengthy military deployments increase divorce risk for US enlisted service members
The wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have been hard on military marriages, with the risk of divorce rising directly in relation to the length of time enlisted service members have been deployed to combat zones, according to a ...
Spouses play an important role in planning for retirement, researcher finds
As Baby Boomers begin entering retirement, some may find themselves unprepared for the transition. New research from the University of Missouri indicates that spouses tend to have similar levels of planning for retirement. ...
Women separating risk poverty in old age to retain family home
Women separating are foregoing their share of pension schemes to secure the family home, new research has found.