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Woman pleads to homicide in botched buttocks injection  ABC NEWS · 24 hours
Prosecutors say a New York woman who fled to London rather than face charges in a fatal silicone injection has pleaded guilty to criminally negligent homicide more
Woman pleads guilty in buttocks injection that led to death  ABC NEWS · 1 day
Prosecutors say a New York woman who fled to London rather than face charges in a fatal silicone injection has pleaded guilty to criminally negligent homicide more
Society's tendency to denigrate kids these days is a 'memory tic,' says cognitive scientist  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
They're leaders in important social, environmental and political movements, finding ways to tackle the most pressing issues of our time,... more
Study finds strong resilience among majority of bereaved family members of 9/11 victims  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
More than 15 years after Sept. 11, 2001, a majority of bereaved family members who lost a loved one in the terrorist... more
Insights from research on how to break cycle of violence against women  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
In response to a wave of protests following a spate of brutal attacks on women, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has again committed himself... more
Scientists call on public to help solve snow gum murder mystery  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Researchers from The Australian National University (ANU) are asking the public to help investigate a phenomenon that's killing Australia's iconic snow gums. more
Black offenders more likely to be arrested than white offenders for same violent crime  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Racial disparities at every level of the criminal justice system in America are well documented. Now, a new study by... more
Increase in behavioral health providers linked to decrease in gun-related suicides  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
An increase in behavioral health providers is associated with a slight decrease in gun-related suicides, but the difference is small and points to a need to... more
Predicting terror activity before it happens  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Data scientist have developed a model that utilizes publicly available data to accurately predict how lethal a terror organization will become in the future based on only its first 10 attacks. more
A simple intervention enduringly reduces anti-Muslim sentiment  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
In the United States and Europe Muslims are often collectively blamed for extremist violence by individual Muslims, like Rizwan Farook and Tashfeen Malik in San Bernardino, or the three coordinated attacks from members of... more
Exposure to air pollution increases violent crime rates  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Breathing dirty air can make you sick. But according to new research, it can also make you more aggressive. That's the conclusion from a set of studies recently authored by Colorado State... more
Domestic violence: Impact of educational sabotage  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
A new study focuses on an overlooked form of psychological abuse -- educational sabotage. Educational sabotage is a form of coercive control that directly affects a survivor's efforts to obtain educational credentials. Tactics include disruption of... more
A study of educational sabotage  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
A study published in the journal Violence Against Women by a domestic violence expert at The University of Texas at Arlington focuses on an overlooked form of psychological abuse—educational sabotage. more
New materials to help stop lithium-ion battery fires, explosions and improve battery performance  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
From automobiles and planes to laptops and e-bikes, lithium-ion batteries have been blamed for causing fires in high-tech devices. Now, Purdue University... more
Domestic violence may affect mothers' breastfeeding practices in developing countries  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Mothers who have suffered from domestic violence are substantially less likely to follow recommended breastfeeding practices in low to middle-income countries, a new study shows. more
Handgun purchasers with a prior DUI have a greater risk for serious violence  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Legal purchasers of handguns with a prior DUI conviction have a greater risk of a future arrest for a violent offense --... more
Caught in the act: a black hole rips apart an unfortunate star  REUTERS · 3 weeks
Scientists have captured a view of a colossal black hole violently ripping apart a doomed star, illustrating a extraordinary and chaotic cosmic event from... more
Partner violence against migrant women  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Disease, disasters, drought, famine, climate change, the terrorist threat, oppressive regimes… the list of problems facing people the world over continues to grow and the number of people displaced from their homes for any of a variety of... more
Penn State scientists receive AHA grant, propose new way to prevent thrombosis  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Two Penn State biomedical engineering faculty members have received a two-year, $200,000 grant from the American Heart Association (AHA) to explore potential solutions to... more
Risk factors for head and neck cancer among WTC responders identified  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
A recent Rutgers study identified factors that may put people who responded to the 9/11 terrorist attacks at the World Trade Center at increased risk for... more
Croc-like carnivores terrorized Triassic dinosaurs in southern Africa 210 million years ago  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Giant, predatory croc-like animals that lived during the Triassic period in southern Africa preyed on early dinosaurs and mammal relatives 210 million years ago.... more
Croc-like carnivores terrorized Triassic dinosaurs in southern Africa 210 million years ago  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Giant, predatory croc-like animals that lived during the Triassic period in southern Africa preyed on early dinosaurs and mammal relatives 210 million years ago.... more
Understanding domestic violence against young rural women  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
One in four Australian women over the age of 15 years have experienced violence at the hands of an intimate partner, and 92 percent of women who report being assaulted by a male, know... more
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