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Study: Sunscreen Can Affect Male Fertility

Sunscreen. It’s just another thing to add to the list of products that could be affecting human fertility.

12/02/2014

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Health: Toy Related Injuries Increasing

New research from Nationwide Children’s Hospital shows injuries related to toys have increased nearly 40 percent in the past two decades.

12/01/2014

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Study: Kids As Young As 2 Take Pleasure In The Misfortune Of Others

If you’ve ever found yourself smirking when your annoying co-worker gets yelled at by the boss or felt a pang of satisfaction when that high school bully suddenly gained 50 pounds, relax.

12/01/2014

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Earlier School Start Times Result In Higher Crash Rates For Teen Drivers

New research out of Virginia has some disturbing news for the parents of teenage drivers.

11/24/2014

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Study: Some States Are Fatter Than We Thought

According to CBS News, new research looked at doctors’ measurements of height and weight rather than asking people to self-report, which had been done in the past.

11/24/2014

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Study Claims Men Really Are Better At Navigating Than Women

Cue the misogynistic jokes: A new study claims men really might be better than women with directions.

11/19/2014

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Researchers Say They’ve Figured Out Which Dance Moves Attract Women

Single men heading to the bars this weekend might want to take note of this new study.

11/14/2014

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‘Mate Poachers’ Usually Less Committed, Less Satisfied In Relationships

Those who were poached by their significant other are, essentially, “grass is always greener” types, in that they perceive potential romantic alternatives outside their relationship to be of “higher quality” than the person they’re with.

11/10/2014

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Study: Sad Songs Actually Make Sad People Feel Better

A bad break-up and sad music go together like peanut butter and chocolate, but why?

10/30/2014

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Study: Plants Know When They’re Being Eaten

Plants have feelings, too. Sort of.

10/28/2014

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Study: As College Progresses, Students More Likely To Have Sex & Less Likely To Use Condoms When Hooking Up

Between freshman and senior year, sex during a hookup becomes nearly twice as likely, while condom use drops about 40% between freshman and sophomore year.

10/22/2014

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When It Comes To Marriage, The Bigger The Ring, The Higher The Risk Of Divorce

Diamonds might last forever, but spending a lot on one doesn’t mean your marriage will.

10/10/2014

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Study: Want To Learn Something? Spark Your Curiosity First

Whether it’s psychology or art history, you learn better when you’re curious about something — anything — before hitting the books.

10/06/2014

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2 Local Professors’ Research Finds Teens Having “Sex Parties” Is Mostly Just An Urban Legend

It’s a sign of the times, stories of sexual misbehavior by seemingly a whole generation of young people. The good news is, say two local researchers, that it’s largely not true.

10/05/2014

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Rutgers Study Says Training Might Enable Babies To Learn To Speak Earlier In Life

The Rutgers study reveals that four-month-old babies can be trained to recognize sounds and improve their ability to develop language at an earlier age.

10/02/2014

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