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Maltreated children more likely to be juvenile offenders  NEWS MEDICAL · 11 hours
A new study published in the journal BMC Public Health reports that children who were physically or sexually abused, neglected or otherwise treated badly, are at higher risk of showing delinquent behavior... more
Injured veteran almost back to normal after penis and scrotum transplant  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
An interesting letter in the New England Journal of Medicine on November 7, 2019, describes the successful outcome at one year of a rare genital transplant... more
Paving the way for inorganic perovskites' use in high-performance electronic applications  nanowerk · 6 days
New work provides insight into the control over phase and ordering during halide perovskite epitaxial growth and expands the selection of photoactive materials for growing epitaxial... more
Study questions link between video games and violent behavior  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
A new study finds that there is not enough information to support the claim that violent video games lead to acts of violence. more
Study questions video games' effects on violent behavior  SCIENCE DAILY · 7 days
A new study finds that there is not enough information to support the claim that violent video games lead to acts of violence. more
ISPOR explores the evolving demands for evidence requirements relating to medical devices  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
ISPOR, the professional society for health economics and outcomes research-;explored the issue of medical devices and the evolving demands for evidence requirements and assessments... more
Indigenous ‘Guardian of the Forest’ Gunned Down by Criminal Loggers in Brazilian Amazon  LIVE SCIENCE · 1 week
The man, known as Lobo, was just one of at least 135 indigenous people murdered in the Amazon over the last year. more
Whether direct or indirect, parental alienation harms families  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
In one particular form of family violence, a parent tries to damage a child's relationship with the other parent. The outcome of these behaviors is called parental alienation, and it can result... more
Indigenous 'Guardian of the Forest' Murdered in Brazilian Amazon  LIVE SCIENCE · 1 week
The man, known as Lobo, was just one of at least 135 indigenous people murdered in the Amazon over the last year. more
Homicide is declining around the world – but why?  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Americans are currently living in one of the lowest crime periods ever—and so are many people in the rest of the world. more
The science of zombies: Will the undead rise?  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Hordes of brain-munching undead terrorizing neighborhoods make for fun television and movies, but zombies could never be real... or could they? more
Digital evidence falls short, can hurt victims of intimate partner violence  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
New research from LSU's Manship School of Mass Communication published in the International Journal of Communication shows digital evidence—from tablets, smartphones, computers and other electronic communication... more
Prisons are not the answer to preventing crime  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Each day in the United States and Canada, it seems like the news media reports another shooting or act of violence that ends in tragedy. As a result, politicians and the public... more
From hotbed of crime to joggers' paradise: Nairobi forest thrives  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
"We would collect dead, dumped bodies. Some were decomposing... others were fresh," said John Chege of his early days policing Nairobi's Karura Forest, back when thieves and murderers... more
Mom's murder case raises questions about what doctors knew  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
The case of a Colorado mother accused of killing the daughter she presented as a dying girl with a host of diseases and a bucket list of wishes is raising... more
Pre-programmed microfluidic systems offer new control capabilities  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Microfluidic systems have the power to revolutionize medicine, energy, electronics and even space exploration. But the sheer size of the external equipment required for controlling these quarter-sized devices has limited their use in portable,... more
Comparisons of 4.7 million mtDNA sequences show GenBank is reliable for animal IDs  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Did a murderer walk through the room? Did a shark just swim by? Is this a poisonous mushroom? Which reef species are... more
Woman pleads to homicide in botched buttocks injection  ABC NEWS · 4 weeks
Prosecutors say a New York woman who fled to London rather than face charges in a fatal silicone injection has pleaded guilty to criminally negligent homicide more
Woman pleads guilty in buttocks injection that led to death  ABC NEWS · 4 weeks
Prosecutors say a New York woman who fled to London rather than face charges in a fatal silicone injection has pleaded guilty to criminally negligent homicide more
Society's tendency to denigrate kids these days is a 'memory tic,' says cognitive scientist  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
They're leaders in important social, environmental and political movements, finding ways to tackle the most pressing issues of our time,... more
Study finds strong resilience among majority of bereaved family members of 9/11 victims  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
More than 15 years after Sept. 11, 2001, a majority of bereaved family members who lost a loved one in the terrorist... more
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