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Recycling is the ambulance at the bottom of the cliff

Plastic Free July has rolled around again and we'll all be hearing about reducing plastic use in our daily lives. Much of the messaging is targeted toward young people through school and youth-focused messaging. As a science ...

Dog and human cognition similar, study finds

Dogs regulate their behavior in a similar way to humans, new research from La Trobe University has revealed. The study, published in Animal Cognition, identified six key markers of executive function in dogs, many of which ...

Are we born with a moral compass?

For millennia, philosophers have pondered the question of whether humans are inherently good. But now, researchers from Japan have found that young infants can make and act on moral judgments, shedding light on the origin ...

New study shows welfare prevents crime, quite dramatically

A new paper in the Quarterly Journal of Economics indicates that removing cash welfare from children when they reach age 18 greatly increases the chances that they will face criminal justice charges in subsequent years. ...

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