January 2011

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Research at the Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society in Copenhagen has indicated that for every 10 decibels of additional traffic noise the risk of having a stroke increased...
The “hygiene hypothesis” links the recent rise in incidence of asthma, allergies, and autoimmune disorders such as Crohn’s disease and rheumatoid arthritis, with particular...
Research by the University of Missouri has found that addressing juvenile crime on a one-to-one basis is expensive and ineffective.  http://munews.missouri.edu/news-releases/2011/0127-...
The research raises the question whether an understanding of social hierarchy might be hard-wired. http://esciencenews.com/articles/2011/01/28/study.finds.presence.peers.heightens.teens.sensitivity....
Further research that points to the importance both of healthy diets, and a more outdoor lifestyle, with an attractive public realm being a key. http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2011-01/ats-...
Teens are five times more likely to be in a car accident when in a group than when driving alone, and they are more likely to commit a crime in a group.  Research using MRI scans has...
Plan is to allow the cities that ring the Pearl River, including Guanzhou and Donguan to merge into one vast conurbation the size of Wales, with a new network of railways and energy and pollution...
Synchronising the style of speech, specifically in the use of "function words" that provide context for nouns and verbs, seems to predict how successful and enduring a relationship is...
Scientists at Berkley Univsity (CA) have demonstrated a solar cell that responds to virtually the entire solar spectrum, that can be made using one of the semiconductor industry’s most common...