Category Archives: Social Science

Mobile phone radiation may affect memory performance in adolescents, study finds

Radiofrequency electromagnetic fields may have adverse effects on the development of memory performance of specific brain regions exposed during mobile phone use. These are the findings of a study involving nearly 700 adolescents in Switzerland.

Partnering to rebuild Nepal’s mountain villages

Lessons learned at Singapore Management University are guiding efforts to rebuild mountain villages in Nepal following the devastating earthquakes of 2015.

People power

State-level policy in the U.S. is responsive to public opinion, study shows.  CAMBRIDGE, MA — In politics, your voices make a difference. At least at the state level of U.S….

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…

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…