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While the end-of-year holidays are meant to be a time of gratitude and love, many of us know that they can also be stressful. Holiday shopping can be especially anxiety-provoking—between …

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Bryan Gaensler, University of Toronto The hustle and bustle of daily life is a stark contrast to the tranquility of the night sky. The stars are the same, year after …

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Lee Roosevelt, University of Michigan Approximately four million women give birth each year in the United States. Most women have some level of fear about labor and birth; it is …

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Cuihua Shen, University of California, Davis and Rabindra Ratan, Michigan State University Although women now make up almost half of all video game players, the gaming community remains, in some …

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Lauren Collister, University of Pittsburgh When it comes to texting, the period, full stop, point – whatever you call it – has been getting a lot of attention. People have …

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Gary Li, University of California, Los Angeles Nearly 50 years after landing on the moon, mankind has now set its sights on sending the first humans to Mars. The moon …

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Unified Patents raises money from companies that are the target of patent-trolling and then uses it to challenge the most widely used patents in each of its members’ sectors: now …

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