Dec 9, 2016------News Archive—Latest research covered daily, archived weekly
China's one-child policy, likely overblown, now gone
It's common for media and academics to cite the statistic that China's one-child policy has led to anywhere from 30 million to 60 million "missing girls", creating a gender gap in the world's most populated nation.
Dec 8, 2016------News Archive—Latest research covered daily, archived weekly
Links between epilepsy drugs and birth defects
A joint study by researchers from the Universities of Liverpool and Manchester has found a link between birth defects and certain types of epilepsy medication.
Dec 7, 2016-----News Archive—Latest research covered daily, archived weekly
Low vitamin D in newborns increases risk MS later
Babies born with low levels of vitamin D may be more likely to develop multiple sclerosis (MS) later in life over babies with higher vitamin D levels.
Dec 6, 2016------News Archive—Latest research covered daily, archived weekly
Toddlers can tell when others hold false beliefs
A new study finds children at 2.5 years old can identify people acting on false beliefs, an ability most researchers believe will not develop until age 4.
Dec 5, 2016------News Archive—Latest research covered daily, archived weekly
Protein that enables our brains and muscles to talk
A huge colony of receptors must be correctly positioned and functioning on muscle cells in order to receive signals from our brains. Now a protein has been identified that helps anchor those receptors, ensuring receptor formation and function.