New study characterizes behavior of human plastins in cells

A family of proteins that have a role in ensuring many types of cells move and maintain their shape may promote disease when they act like workaholics and disrupt the cellular environment, new research suggests.

Men work out on time borrowed from women: study

Men appear to "borrow" free time from their female partners to keep up their exercise but women don't get the same time in return, according to new research from The Australian National University (ANU) published in the Journal ...

How your work colleagues affect your home life, and vice versa

There are benefits to being part of a couple in which both are in paid work. A dual income brings, if not necessarily great wealth, at least an element of greater economic freedom, while the relationship can be a source of ...

How workers become seduced by the cult of 'optimal busyness'

The consultant was on her way to a demanding client meeting when she realized she had had a miscarriage. But she did not interrupt her day. Instead, she went on to complete the meeting at her client's offices.

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