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How often do medical problems lead to bankruptcy?

Poor health is a less common cause of bankruptcy than commonly thought, but it brings other economic woes. CAMBRDIGE, MASS.–A team of researchers led by an MIT economist has found…

The Implementation of Machinoeki Concept in Malaysia Historical Town

The cognizance in Machinoeki concept is to provide pedestrian a resting place, get some information about the town, and a pit stop for toilet use. Researchers from University of Malaya…

The impact of parental absence in rural China [Asia Research News 2018 feature]

Children without any parent at home score much lower on primary school exams than children with one or both parents, which can hinder future prospects. One in every three children…

They grin, you bear it. Research reveals physical impact of a smile.

Not all smiles are expressions of warmth and joy. Sometimes they can be downright mean. And our bodies react differently depending on the message a smile is meant to send….

Nitrate flux in the Arctic not following the decreasing NOx emissions in neighboring countries

Nitrate deposits in the Arctic remains high even after the turn of the century, despite environmental policies adopted by neighboring countries in the late 20th century to cut nitrogen oxide…

Private browsing gets more private

New system patches security holes left open by web browsers’ private-browsing CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Today, most web browsers have private-browsing modes, in which they temporarily desist from recording the user’s…

The writing on the wall

Did humans speak through cave art? New paper links ancient drawings and language’s origins. CAMBRIDGE, Mass.–When and where did humans develop language? To find out, look deep inside caves, suggests…

New approaches in neuroscience show it’s not all in your head

Our own unique experiences shape how we view the world and respond to the events in our lives. But experience is highly subjective. What’s distressing or joyful to one person…

To sleep, perchance to forget

The debate in sleep science has gone on for a generation. People and other animals sicken and die if they are deprived of sleep, but why is sleep so essential? Psychiatrists Chiara Cirelli and Giulio…

Obama portraits break new ground artistically and culturally, UW expert says

From the day Kehinde Wiley and Amy Sherald were announced as the artists charged with painting former President Barack Obama and First lady Michelle Obama, Leslie Smith III waited in…