Humanoid robots proven to help autistic children learn

Humanoid robots proven to help autistic children learn

Robots have been proven to be beneficial in helping children with autism remember how to do things and to learn new tasks. The pilot...
New study finds clues about concussions from the gut

New study finds clues about concussions from the gut

A recently published study by Houston Methodist scientists suggests telltale signs of concussions might be found in the gut. By taking blood, stool and...
Amusement park and mall rides injure more than 4,400 kids a year

Amusement park and mall rides injure more than 4,400 kids a year

According to a new study published in the May 1 online journal Clinical Pediatrics, nearly 93,000 children under the age of 18 were treated...
Losing Friends Due to Chronic Illness: The Other Side of The Story

Losing Friends Due to Chronic Illness: The Other Side of The Story

As time goes on, you begin to forge close relationships with people from all over the world who have the same illness as you....
Help Kids Learn Healthy Eating Habits

Help Kids Learn Healthy Eating Habits

Getting kids to eat healthy can be a challenge for many parents especially when it comes to fruits and vegetables. The good news is...
Scientist manipulate demographic of bacterial community with novel electronic technology

Scientist manipulate demographic of bacterial community with novel electronic technology

Clusters of microscopic bacteria exist all around us. These invisible communities, known as biofilms, are found in habitats ranging from our skin surface to...
Humans feel more empathy for dogs than for other humans, study suggests

Humans feel more empathy for dogs than for other humans, study suggests

A recent study suggests that humans tend to feel more empathy for dogs than they do other humans in general. However, the study also...
Uppsala University Study: Acute sleep loss may alter the way we see others

Uppsala University Study: Acute sleep loss may alter the way we see others

A new study from Uppsala University shows that young adults when sleep-deprived evaluate angry faces as less trustworthy and healthy-looking. Furthermore, neutral and fearful...
Depression linked genetically to poverty for the first time

Depression linked genetically to poverty for the first time

Young people that live in economically disadvantaged homes are more likely to develop chronic depression later in life than other young people. Johnna Swartz,...
Missing gut bacteria produces autism symptoms

Missing gut bacteria produces autism symptoms

Women who are obese have a higher risk of giving birth to children who have autism. Mauro Costa-Mattioli, a neuroscientist at Baylor College of...

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