Friday, January 22, 2021

Offbeat: Study shows maternal ‘gatekeeping’ plays a role —

A new father's views on his changing relationship with his wife or partner may depend in part on how much support he feels...

Offbeat: Research suggests that there are more layers to political trust than the public...

There's more to trust than credence and faith, especially as it comes to politics. Research from Michigan State University and North Carolina State...

Offbeat: Using just 15% of urban space for favorable habitat can help species reach...

When it comes to wildlife conservation efforts, urban environments could be far more helpful than we think, according to new research. A study...

Offbeat: Political controversies about marginalized groups increase bullying in youths —

Scientists have uncovered new evidence that heated political discourse over proposed laws involving marginalized groups, such as debates about the rights of LGBT...

Offbeat: Teachers predict pupil success just as well as exam scores —

New research from King's College London finds that teacher assessments are equally as reliable as standardised exams at predicting educational success. The researchers say...

Offbeat: Cook County, Illinois, tops the list, followed by Los Angeles County, California, and...

A team of researchers has identified 25 U.S. counties that are most likely to experience measles outbreaks in 2019. Their analysis is based...

Offbeat: Dexterous herring gulls learn new tricks to adapt their feeding habits —

Observations of Herring Gulls by scientists from the University of Southampton have shown how the coastal birds have developed complicated behaviour to 'skin'...

Offbeat: Nature’s dangerous decline ‘unprecedented,’ species extinction rates ‘accelerating’ —

Nature is declining globally at rates unprecedented in human history -- and the rate of species extinctions is accelerating, with grave impacts on...

Offbeat: Archaeologists are using subsurface imaging technology to help community groups map unmarked graves...

Flinders University archaeologists are using cutting edge subsurface imaging technology to help assist community groups map unmarked graves and manage their cultural heritage. "This...

Offbeat: Better labor practices could improve archaeological output —

Archaeological excavation has, historically, operated in a very hierarchical structure, according to archaeologist Allison Mickel. The history of the enterprise is deeply entangled...

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