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In contrast to generally held views about the negative impact of using smartphones, researchers have found that teenagers spending time on their phones and online is not that bad for mental heath.
High school students who take music courses score significantly better in exams than their non-musical peers, says a study.
Women and men caught up in disasters respond differently, with women quick to take shelter or prepare to evacuate, but often struggling to persuade the men in their families to do so, research suggests.
US scientists have reported successfully training a group of the rodents to drive tiny cars in exchange for bits of Froot Loops cereal, and found that learning the task lowered their stress levels.
A bonus feature of these capacious containers is that when they’re not corralling rice, rigatoni or rocket, they make lovely dishes for bunches of grapes or a batch of fresh-baked cookies.
Yoga and physical therapy are effective approaches to treating co-occurring sleep disturbance and back pain while reducing the need for medication, a new study suggests.
From an Oslo forest comes the Christmas gift Norway gives Britain every year - a towering tree for London's Trafalgar Square, a token of gratitude for British support during World War Two.