Scientists are calling on African governments to prioritize efforts to deal with climate change as they warn it is spreading fast diseases and poverty on the continent.
Scientists demand action as climate change spreads diseases, poverty in Africa
Football referees penalize situations more severely when watching them in slow motion compared to real time, according to a study published in the open access journal of the Psychonomic Society, Cognitive Research: Principles and Implications.
Slow motion playback makes football referees harsher
The 12-week scheme is being developed in response to a severe shortage of police investigators.
Police detective entry system targets graduates
Social media and online gaming firms should have a statutory ‘duty of care’ to protect children from mental ill health, abuse and addictive behavior, a coalition of the country’s leading experts demands today.
Digital and social media firms should be forced to protect children from addiction
The percentage of Indiana adults who smoke fell almost 23 percent between 2001 and 2010. But the encouraging downward trend soon stalled. While the state's rank for percentage of adult smokers has fallen from second highest in the US nation to 10th highest, the percentage of adults who smoke remains at a stubborn 21.1 percent — down just one-tenth of a percentage point since 2010.
Anti-smoking campaign deserving of full funding
The wealthy regard access to waterfront as a privilege they pay for — and pay through the nose, they grumble-brag to one another — be it Muskoka lake frontage, Marine Drive homes in Vancouver or suburban pools anywhere.
Danger of water is another hurdle for the poor to overcome
Incentives to protect the environment should be offered by the government, a leading geologist has said.
UK government urged to promote recycling
A spike in suicide rates in the US has cast fresh light on the need for more effective treatments for major depression, with researchers saying it is a tricky development area that has largely been abandoned by big pharmaceutical companies.
Rise in US suicides highlights need for new depression drugs
Nearly 1,800 immigrant families were separated at the US-Mexico border from October 2016 through February of this year, according to a senior government official, as President Donald Trump implemented stricter border enforcement policies.
Nearly 1,800 families separated at US-Mexico border in 17 months through February
New research findings from Baylor University's Diana R. Garland School of Social Work could change the adoption landscape for birth mothers struggling with the life-altering decision to place their children.
Are birth mothers satisfied with decisions to place children for adoption?

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