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  • Squirming helps children with ADHD to concentrate
    Squirming helps children with ADHD to concentrate
    Leg swinging, tapping feet, and moving chairs help children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) to remember information and figure out complex cognitive tasks, says a study by the University of Central Florida. The study was...
  • Men and women in greater good dilemma
    For the greater good dilemma? Men and women answer quite differently
    If you could travel back in time, could you kill Adolf Hitler as a child? A child that had not yet done anything wrong but he is going to be responsible for the deaths of over 10 million people, so wouldn't it be better to eliminated him? What...
  • Hyundai Hope on Wheels awards more than $100 million for pediatric cancer
    Hyundai Hope on Wheels awards more than $100 million for pediatric cancer
    On April 2, Hyundai Motor America and its US dealers announced their latest donation to pediatric cancer research via their nonprofit organization, Hyundai Hope On Wheels®. This year, the program exceeds $100 million in lifetime funding to...
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    Visit to George Mason University in Virginia
    There are many great universities to consider when visiting the Washington DC area, and with a little extra effort you can also visit George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia. On public transportation, depending on where you start in DC, you...
  • Industry-wide research on open source Internet of Things platforms
    Industry-wide research on open source Internet of Things platforms
    Amyx McKinsey is conducting an industry-wide research on open source Internet of Things platforms and toolkits. The research will culminate into an article on a major publication and findings presented at prominent IoT conferences. For IoT open...
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    Writing in APA Format
    In academic writing, using the correct format is key to presenting a paper correctly. The most common styles used for academia today are American Psychological Association (APA), Modern Language Association (MLA), and The Chicago Manual of Style....
  • Researchers question the use of antidepressant drugs to treat anxiety disorders
    Researchers question the use of antidepressant drugs to treat anxiety disorders
    Researchers from Oregon State University (OSU) and the University of Groningen in The Netherlands say that publication bias and “spin” raises questions about the effectiveness of second-generation antidepressant drugs as a treatment...
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    Autism research in women
    When most people picture an autistic child, they instinctively see a boy. That is because boys are far more likely to become autistic than are girls. In fact, they are four times more likely. Therefore, autistic boys are studied much more than...
  • HIV accelerate development of age-related diseases
    HIV accelerate development of age-related diseases
    According to a new UCLA study, HIV-infected adults may develop age-related diseases by more than 14 years earlier than their uninfected peers. The findings were published March 25 in the online journal PLOS ONE.The study authors note that...
  • UCLA researchers develop nanotechnology treatment for pancreatic cancer
    UCLA researchers develop nanotechnology treatment for pancreatic cancer
    Pancreatic cancer is a particularly devastating malignancy that has a five-year survival rate of only 5%. Symptoms often do not appear until the disease is at an advanced stage when the likelihood of a cure is extremely low. A new study by...
  • Do cats prefer their sight over their sense of smell?
    New research suggests that cats may prefer sight over smell
    We generally think of cats as using their sense of smell to find their food. However, a new study shows that may not be the case. The study, conducted in the U.K., is the first that actually looks at which sense cats prefer to use in certain...
  • 'Hangover free wine' -- In the news, but not new
    'Hangover-free wine' in the news, but not new
    The topic of "hangover-free wine" came to the fore this week. As is so typical in this age of instant communication-without-context, it became the "in" thing to talk about in wine circles and lasted for several news cycles....
  • People with serious mental illness who Canadian courts find to be not criminally responsible are misunderstand, say researchers
    Mentally ill Canadians found 'not criminally responsible' are misunderstood
    Canadians with severe mental illness who had committed violent crimes and were declared “not criminally responsible” (NCR) by the court system are misunderstood, says a long-term study by The Royal Mental Health Centre in Ottawa,...
  • Triple whammy therapy combats deadly melanoma
    Triple whammy therapy combats deadly melanomas
    Cancer research at UCLA's Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center continues at a blistering pace. The center’s latest breakthrough is the development of a triple combo drug treatment for melanoma. Each year, an estimated 70,000 new cases of...
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    The cerebellum in science
    There appears to be new evidence that a better understanding of the cerebellum could lead to more improved treatments of autism as well as problems due to strokes and possibly schizophrenia according to a professor of neurology, Harvard and...
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