Archive: 7/12/2010

Environment affects crime gender gap

While women in general commit far fewer violent crimes than men, a new study by a Northeastern University professor finds the difference between the genders is much smaller in disadvantaged neighborhoods.

dateDec 07, 2010 in Social Sciences
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35,000 new species 'sitting in cupboards'

( -- Of 70,000 species of flowering plants yet to be described by scientists, more than half may already have been collected but are lying unknown and unrecognised in collections around the world, Oxford University ...

dateDec 07, 2010 in Plants & Animals
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