Program reduces bullying by students with disabilities, study finds
Bullying perpetration decreased by 20 percent over a three-year period among youths with disabilities who participated in a social and emotional learning program, a new study found.
Racial income inequality reduces levels of trust and social capital in communities
By studying survey responses on trust from 110 metropolitan areas from 1973 to 2010, he finds that racial income inequality decreases trust within communities, and that this lack of trust is exacerbated when ...
Microsecond Raman imaging might probe cells, organs for disease
A vibrational spectroscopic imaging technology that can take images of living cells could represent an advanced medical diagnostic tool for the early detection of cancer and other diseases.
Lisbon, Luxembourg rank Europe's worst for pollution fight
Lisbon and Luxembourg rank last in a test of how hard European cities are fighting air pollution, while Zurich and Copenhagen come top, an environmental group said Tuesday.
Biologist finds animal groups share dominance dynamics
The cardinal rules of pecking orders extend well beyond birds and beaks, according to a new study led by a UNL biologist.
After years in shadows, France wants legal data monitoring (Update)
France's government pressed Thursday to legalize broad surveillance of terrorism suspects with a measure that would allow intelligence services to vacuum up metadata in hopes of preventing imminent attacks.
For a good cause, group offers real bird's eye view of Dubai
Now that's a real bird's eye view.
Nearly 70 percent of evangelicals do not view religion, science as being in conflict
Media and popular culture might portray religion and science as being at odds, but new research from Rice University suggests just the opposite.
US at odds with Google on computer search-warrant proposal
A Justice Department proposal that could make it easier to locate and hack into computers that are part of criminal investigations is raising constitutional concerns from privacy groups and Google, who fear ...
Dunkin' Donuts ditches titanium dioxide – but is it actually harmful?
In response to pressure from the advocacy group As You Sow, Dunkin' Brands has announced that it will be removing allegedly "nano" titanium dioxide from Dunkin' Donuts' powdered sugar donuts. As You Sow c ...
Go meta: New technique expands possibilities for molecular designers
Chemists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have developed a broadly useful technique for building new drug molecules and other chemical products.
Looted and leaking, South Sudan's oil wells pose health risk
Thick black puddles and a looted, leaking ruin are all that remain of the Thar Jath oil treatment facility, once a crucial part of South Sudan's mainstay industry.
Desmoplakin's tail gets the message
Cells control the adhesion protein desmoplakin by modifying the tail end of the protein, and this process goes awry in some patients with arrhythmogenic cardiomyopathy, according to a study in The Journal of ...
German consumer groups warns Facebook over data protection
(AP)—German consumer groups said Thursday they will file a lawsuit against Facebook unless the social network changes its terms of service.