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April 26, 2015

Apr. 23, 2015 — Significant strides in science have been made to better understand potential ground shaking from induced earthquakes, which are earthquakes triggered by human practices. Earthquake activity has ... read more

Apr. 23, 2015 — Since it was first published in 2012, the World Happiness Report demonstrated that well-being and happiness are critical indicators of a nation's economic and social development, and should be a ... read more

Better Social Media Techniques Increase Fan Interest, Engagement

Apr. 22, 2015 — Researchers found that the more MLB teams released original content from their Twitter accounts, such as score updates or player profiles, the more followers they gained and engagement they ... read more

Vehicle Cost, Lack of Consumer Information Hinder Purchases of Plug-in Electric Vehicles

Apr. 22, 2015 — Vehicle cost, current battery technology, and inadequate consumer knowledge are some of the barriers preventing widespread adoption of plug-in electric vehicles, says a new congressionally mandated ... read more

Emotional Intelligence Critical for Leaders

Apr. 22, 2015 — A newly minted Ph.D. surveyed county Extension directors, their subordinates and peers. The student connected diet and exercise to emotional leadership, a key component for leaders ... read more

Apr. 22, 2015 — A new study confirms quantitatively that partisan disagreements in the US Congress are worsening and that polarization is harmful to policy ... read more

Treating Patients With Dignity, but What About Hands-on Care?

Apr. 22, 2015 — Health and social care professionals put a different emphasis on the meaning of dignity than their patients do, research suggests. Although the United Kingdom has well-established local and national ... read more

Serious Violence in England and Wales Drops 10% in 2014

Apr. 22, 2015 — Serious violence is down in England and Wales, new research shows. The number of people injured in serious violence dropped by 10% in 2014 compared to 2013, and violence against children and ... read more

User Creativity Made YouTube the World’s Biggest Music Service

Apr. 22, 2015 — Music is the most popular YouTube content by several measures, including video views and search activity. The world’s first academic study on YouTube music consumption shows that one reason for its ... read more

Parent Training Can Reduce Serious Behavioral Problems in Young Children With Autism

Apr. 21, 2015 — A multi-site study finds young children with autism spectrum disorder and serious behavioral problems respond positively to a 24-week structured parent training. The benefits of parent training ... read more

Childhood Cancer Survivors More Likely to Claim Social Security Support as Adults

Apr. 21, 2015 — Childhood cancer survivors are five times more likely to have enrolled in a Social Security disability assistance program than other citizens, a new American study concludes. "The long-term ... read more

Apr. 21, 2015 — In a study that included approximately 95,000 children with older siblings, receipt of the measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine was not associated with an increased risk of autism spectrum disorders ... read more

Apr. 21, 2015 — As the current Ebola outbreak wanes, scientists have to make the most of every opportunity to prepare for future outbreaks. One such opportunity involves the identification of a safe and effective ... read more

Online Discussion Forums Good for Well-Being, Study Shows

Apr. 21, 2015 — A new study has found that internet discussion forums have positive links to well-being and are even associated with increased community engagement offline, contrary to a common perception of them ... read more

Amazon Rainforest Losses Impact on Climate Change, Study Shows

Apr. 21, 2015 — Human activity has removed more than one-tenth of trees and plants from the Amazon rainforest since the 1960s, a study shows. Widespread removal of trees has contributed to a rise in the amount of ... read more

Apr. 21, 2015 — Air pollution could be spreading up to three times farther than thought, contributing to varying levels of air quality across cities, a trio of recently published studies from a team of engineers has ... read more

Apr. 21, 2015 — People walking on treadmill desks perform cognitive tasks nearly as well as those at sitting desks, new research finds. An exercise science professor and a neuroscientist report their findings after ... read more

Apr. 21, 2015 — Tropical Pacific climate variations and their global weather impacts may be predicted much further in advance than previously thought, according to research by an international team of climate ... read more

Patients Grapple With High Cost of Arthritis Medications

Apr. 21, 2015 — The first American investigation of Medicare coverage of biologic disease modifying drugs (DMARDs) found that in starting a single biologic DMARD, patients face more than $2,700 in copayments each ... read more

Psychologists Explain Why We Are So Apathetic About the UK General Election

Apr. 21, 2015 — If you are not feeling enthused by the general election, you are not alone. A new article quotes research finding that, in the UK, 31 per cent of people trust the government and only 20 per cent ... read more

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