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More Motherhood, Fewer Freedoms in China?

China's shift to a two-child policy could have some unintended negative consequences for the nation's women.
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Solving a Different Kind of Mummy Mystery

Mummified remains from the 1500s are giving researchers some new insights on Hepatitis B, which kills a million people yearly.
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They’re Gamers, But Are They Addicts?

Video games are big business, with some taking them way too seriously. But is the idea of video game addiction scientifically sound?
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American Zika Warnings Came Too Late

Sequencing genomes of the Zika virus has revealed the contagious disease made landfall in the U.S. earlier than anyone knew.
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Millions of Young Lives Hang in the Balance

India has made astounding progress in reducing its child mortality rates, but a few more moves could produce even brighter results.
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The Sun Never Gets to the British Empire

An obscure climate phenomenon has made the UK its darkest and rainiest in decades, leading to the resurgence of a forgotten disease.
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Real Therapy in Virtual Worlds

Video games can be incredibly engaging, keeping players coming back for the thrill of levelling up. This playful motivation is the foundation of a growing trend of gamification in physical therapy. Motion-based games were brought...
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The Value of Learning When “Yes” Becomes “No”

Modernizing sex education is controversial, but giving students the right information can decrease their odds of suffering sexual violence.

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