Study: Moms' favoritism tied to depression in grown children

(PhysOrg.com) -- Whether mom's golden child or her black sheep, siblings who sense that their mother consistently favors or rejects one child over others are more likely to show depressive symptoms as adults.

Industry fishing for profits, not predators

(PhysOrg.com) -- People who fish for a living pursue top profits, not necessarily top predators, according to the first-ever analysis of worldwide catch and economic data for the past 55 years.

Researchers Call for 'No-Regrets' Approach to Climate Warming

(PhysOrg.com) -- The strategy, detailed in the journal Science, prepares people for a hotter and drier Southwestern U.S. through water conservation and the continued development of ways to harness energy from the sun, wind ...

Research In Motion's 1Q profit jumps 20 percent

(AP) -- BlackBerry maker Research In Motion Ltd. posted a 20 percent jump in net income for the most recent quarter, but the company's revenue and subscriber growth disappointed investors.

The Coolest Stars Come Out of the Dark

(PhysOrg.com) -- Astronomers have uncovered what appear to be 14 of the coldest stars known in our universe. These failed stars, called brown dwarfs, are so cold and faint that they'd be impossible to see with current visible-light ...

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