Category: Societal

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The surprising trend in extramarital sex in America

Public Release: 5-Jul-2017   Older Americans are cheating more on spouses, U professor finds University of Utah   America’s generation gap is surfacing in a surprising statistic: rates of extramarital sex. Older Americans are cheating on their spouses more than their younger counterparts, with 20 percent of married […]

Voting Districts are horribly unbalanced

Public Release: 23-Jun-2017 More democracy through mathematics Researchers develop mathematical method for fair definition of electoral districts Technical University of Munich (TUM)   Caption Although the electoral wards for the German election were newly tailored in 2012, already in 2013, the year of the election, population changes led […]

An end to population aging in China, Germany, USA

Public Release: 21-Jun-2017   International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis Population aging could peak by 2040 in Germany and by 2070 in China, according to a new study published in the journal PLOS ONE, which combines new measures of aging with probabilistic population projections from the UN. In […]

We are much more unique than assumed

Public Release: 19-Jun-2017 Computational biologists discover surprisingly strong effects from protein variation Technical University of Munich (TUM) Every human being has a unique DNA “fingerprint”. In other words, the genetic material of any two individuals can be clearly distinguished. Computational biologists at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) […]

Smile and the world thinks you’re older: Study

Public Release: 9-May-2017   University of Western Ontario   IMAGE: This is Dr. Mel Goodale, director of the Brain and Mind Institute, Western University, Canada. Credit: Western University, Canada Turn that frown upside-down? Not if you’re keen on looking younger, you shouldn’t. A new study shows that smiling […]

Swearing aloud can make you stronger

Public Release: 4-May-2017   That is the conclusion of research being presented today by Dr Richard Stephens from Keele University to the Annual Conference of the British Psychological Society in Bright British Psychological Society   In the research, Dr Stephens and his team conducted two experiments. In the […]

Political talk plagues workers months after US election

Public Release: 3-May-2017   Americans say political discussions with coworkers are causing stress, hurting job performance American Psychological Association American workers are more likely to say they are feeling stressed and cynical because of political discussions at work now than before the 2016 presidential election, according to survey […]

Two in 5 GPs to ‘quit within 5 years’

Public Release: 11-Apr-2017   Large scale survey exposes severity of impending GP shortfall University of Exeter   Around two in every five GPs in the South West have said they intend to quit within the next five years, exposing the magnitude of the region’s impending healthcare crisis suggesting […]

Eight Navy officers ‘held a raging $50,000 party over several days which featured a rotating cast of prostitutes and an orgy where General Douglas MacArthur memorabilia was used in sex acts’

  Nine military men were indited for the ‘Fat Leonard’ bribe scandal on Tuesday Eight Navy officers – including an admiral- and one Marine were indited They are accused of taking bribes in the form of prostitutes, gifts and hotels In return they would give Leonard Glenn Francis […]