You Can Make Your Children Violent Towards Their Partners If You Spank Them

A new study claims that children who are disciplined by spanking are more likely to be abusive towards their partners in later life. Almost 800 young adults were involved in a study which looked at whether being hit as a child resulted in more aggressive tendencies as a grown-up. It found that hurting a childContinue reading “You Can Make Your Children Violent Towards Their Partners If You Spank Them”

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The CDC Issues A National Alert After A Mystery Outbreak Of Hepatitis

US health officials have sent out a national alert, alerting doctors to be on the watch for signs of unexplained hepatitis in children, after groups of mysterious cases in the US and the United Kingdom. The Centres for Disease Control and Prevention is extending its investigation after scores of young children came down with severeContinue reading “The CDC Issues A National Alert After A Mystery Outbreak Of Hepatitis”

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PIG GRUNTS Are Translated Into Emotions By Scientists

Scientists say they’ve translated pig grunts into emotions for the first time, in a possible breakthrough for monitoring animal wellbeing. Researchers trained an artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm with 7,414 recordings of pig noises, collected throughout the life phases of 411 pigs, including slaughter. The algorithm could potentially be used to create an app for pigContinue reading “PIG GRUNTS Are Translated Into Emotions By Scientists”

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A Rare Gene Variant That’s More Common In Amish Communities

According to researchers from the University of Maryland School of Medicine, a rare gene variant that typically arises in Amish communities may hold the answer to preventing heart disease. The study found that those that have this particular gene, known as B4GALT1, seem to have lower levels of heart-damaging cholesterol, as well as a blood-clottingContinue reading “A Rare Gene Variant That’s More Common In Amish Communities”

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According To Facebook Researchers, 1 In 8 Users – About 360 Million People – Are Addicted To The App

According to a report, Facebook’s researchers found that about 1 in 8 of the social network’s 2.9 billion users has an addiction like problems. The problems associated with using the platform are said to affect users’ sleep, work, parenting or relationships. The social media platform euphemistically describes the issues problematic use but in the widerContinue reading “According To Facebook Researchers, 1 In 8 Users – About 360 Million People – Are Addicted To The App”

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Internet Trolls Are Just As Mean In Real Life

According to a new study, internet bullies are just as mean in real life. The study, from the political science department at Aarhus University, demystifies the long-held hypothesis that people are only nasty while posting anonymously online. And according to a study published in the American Political Science Review, it also found that nice peopleContinue reading “Internet Trolls Are Just As Mean In Real Life”

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Do You Want To Live Forever?

Humans have been fascinated with overcoming death for thousands of years, but a new study finds most modern-day Americans aren’t interested in extending their lives. Scientists at the University of Texas (UT) surveyed more than 900 people in the US and only 33 per cent said they would take an immortality pill. Conversely, 42 perContinue reading “Do You Want To Live Forever?”

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