According to a survey by UT Dallas researchers, 90 percent of black college students surveyed supported kneeling during the national anthem compared to 38 percent of non-black respondents.
Negative school experiences can have harmful long term effects on pupils with autism spectrum conditions, a new study in the journal Autism reports.
A new roundtable report from the Institute for Scientific Information on Coffee (ISIC) in association with the British Liver Trust, on 'Looking after the liver: coffee, caffeine and lifestyle factors' highlights the potential role of coffee consumption in reducing the risk of liver diseases such as liver cancer and cirrhosis, with some studies reporting risk reduction of up to 70%
High quality preschool is one of the most effective means of preparing all children to succeed in school. This review of research indicates the need to expand our definitions of quality.
To retain more undergraduate women in geoscience majors, a supportive network that includes faculty mentorship seems to be a key driver, according to a new study led by Colorado State University.
A new species of bushcricket which mimics dead leaves to the point of near invisibility and sings so loud humans can hear it has been examined for the first time using advanced technologies to reveal unusual acoustic properties of its wings. Scientists investigating the newly-described species, named Typophyllum spurioculis, found that when the males sing the entire wing resonates at the frequency of the call -- something which does not happen in other species of bushcrickets.
Preschool children who engage in math activities at home with their parents not only improve their math skills, but also their general vocabulary, according to research from Purdue University.
'Parents, educators, and therapists should consider insomnia to be a risk marker for alcohol use, and alcohol use a risk marker for insomnia, among early adolescents,' writes Rutgers-Camden researcher Naomi Marmorstein in the study, published recently in the journal Addictive Behaviors.
Chinese Medicine scholars at Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) have succeeded in developing a novel targeted delivery system for CRISPR/Cas9 to achieve therapeutic genome editing of VEGFA in osteosarcoma (OS).
The conclusion is that the use of tablet computers in teaching cross-curricular modules of math leads to a more effective application of resources from various study fields and improves quality of knowledge with regard to cognitive, social and psychomotor aspects of learning.