New study shows that in horse play, adult-to-young ratio is key

Adults of many animal species play a crucial role in the social development of youngsters. A new study published March 18 in the online, peer-reviewed, open-access journal PLoS ONE, reveals that the ratio of adults to young ...

London murders: Stats theory shows numbers are predictable

Leading statistician Professor David Spiegelhalter claims today that the number of murders in London last year was not out of the ordinary and followed a predictable pattern. Spiegelhalter's report, published today in Significance, ...

Google taps top UK ad exec to run US sales

(AP) -- Google is promoting a top advertising executive in Europe to oversee the Internet search leader's sales in North America and South America.

Discovery Docks to International Space Station

(PhysOrg.com) -- At 5:19:53: p.m. EDT, space shuttle Discovery docked to the Pressurized Mating Adaptor on the front of the International Space Station's Harmony module.

Amazon might grow market for used games

Investors in GameStop Corp. may have panicked earlier this month on the news that Amazon.com was entering into the used video game space, but a new study suggests that the slumping economy may help make room for plenty of ...

Study: When a violent marriage ends, is co-parenting possible?

When a marriage that has included violence ends, is co-parenting possible? It depends on whether intimate terrorism or situational violence was involved, says a new University of Illinois study published in Family Relations.

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