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Brain is not fully mature until 30s and 40s

( -- New research from the UK shows the brain continues to develop after childhood and puberty, and is not fully developed until people are well into their 30s and 40s. The findings contradict current theories ...

dateDec 22, 2010 in Neuroscience report
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Beckhams 'getting posher'

( —David and Victoria Beckham have changed the way they speak to sound less working class, according to a study by University of Manchester linguistics students.

dateApr 15, 2013 in Social Sciences
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High meat diet may lead to early puberty for girls

( -- Increased amounts of meat in children's diets may be part of the reason why girls go through puberty at a much younger age than they did 100 years ago, new research using the Children of the 90s cohort shows.

dateJun 11, 2010 in Health
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Genes link puberty timing and body fat in women

Scientists have discovered 30 new genes that control the age of sexual maturation in women. Notably, many of these genes also act on body weight regulation or biological pathways related to fat metabolism. The study, which ...

dateNov 21, 2010 in Genetics
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