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  1. News - World - SCIENCE

    Bopping to the beat is a rare feat in animals, scientists find

    Posted Feb 17th 2014, 05:17am by AFP

    ... children than human adults," said scientist Edward Large, of the University of Connecticut. "Infants will move more to the music than to speech but they don't synchronise. As children get older, to the ages of two, three, four, they still don't synchronise," he added. When toddlers get closest to truly keeping a beat is when they are in a playgroup with other ...

  2. News - World - SCIENCE

    Chimpanzees have sense of fairness, study shows

    Posted Jan 16th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... of the spoils. The results showed no differences between human and chimp behaviour: if the partner's co-operation was required, the chimps and children split the rewards equally, researchers said. ... that individual accept the proposition before both can obtain the rewards", said researcher Frans de Waal. Researchers ran the test separately on six adult chimpanzees and 20 human children between ...

  3. News - World - SCIENCE

    German scientists discover 'dangerous' fifth kind of boredom

    Posted Nov 20th 2013, 09:09pm by NYT

    ... or use drugs. Bored children are more likely to drop out of school. Studies have also linked boredom with stress and other health problems. "Given the high frequency of boredom in various ...

  4. News - World - SCIENCE

    People who do most housework are largest, study says

    Posted Oct 21st 2013, 04:09am by The Guardian

    ... defended everyday tasks as genuinely useful. He said: "From an individual perspective, physical activities such as housework, doing the shopping and walking to collect children from school ...

  5. News - World - SCIENCE

    Researchers locate the DNA that gives human beings our appearance

    Posted Oct 25th 2013, 09:03pm by The Guardian

    ... on particular mutations to their children. ...

  6. News - China - SCIENCE

    Parents of children in Hunan GM rice trial were lied to

    Posted Dec 08th 2012, 12:00am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... Stephen Chen binglin.chen@scmp.com Parents duped into taking part in rice trial Parents of children who unwittingly took part in a controversial testing of genetically modified rice on children in Hunan five years ago - which resulted in the sacking of three scientists on Thursday - were only shown the last page of the endorsement paper, state media reported yesterday. Professor ...

  7. News - World - SCIENCE

    European men grew 11cm taller over the past century, says study

    Posted Sep 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... deciding to have fewer children in this period, the researchers said. "Increases in human stature are a key indicator of improvements in the average health of populations," said Timothy ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - SCIENCE

    Space camp shoots dreams into orbit

    Posted Aug 13th 2013, 12:00am by Andrea Chen

    ... after her one day. Chow was one of eight Hong Kong children aged eight to 11 selected from 2,000 applicants to participate in the annual Junior Space Camp Programme, organised and sponsored ... Woo's mother, Irene Wong Kwai-wing. "All parents want their children to learn a variety of skills, starting from kindergarten." The judges said they were happy to see the candidates ...

  9. News - World - SCIENCE

    Franken-meat fails the taste test in world's first stem-cell grown burger

    Posted Aug 06th 2013, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... said they cooked a test burger on Sunday. Only one patty was used for the taste test, and the testers each took less than half. Post said he would take the leftovers home and let his children ...

  10. News - World - SCIENCE

    Males aren't wired to be the cheating kind, studies find

    Posted Jul 31st 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... is the greatest benefit of male monogamy. By sticking close to his mate, a male reduces the risk of infanticide. That reasoning has resonance in people, too, where children who grow up without a father ...




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