Overinvolved ‘Helicopter Parenting’ Leaves Children Unable To Manage Emotions, Child Study Finds

Overinvolved ‘Helicopter Parenting’ Leaves Children Unable To Manage Emotions, Child Study Finds

New child psychology study finds that controlling parents may inhibit their child’s ability to thrive later in life. Children don’t come with instruction manuals. Parenting can be a difficult assignment, primarily because every child is different. There isn’t a magical blueprint to…

Microplastics found in Antarctica, Greenpeace reveals

Microplastics found in Antarctica, Greenpeace reveals

‘We need urgent action’ Greenpeace uncovers microplastics in Antarctica, proving human pollution now infects the most remote places on Earth Greenpeace found small traces of plastic in almost all of its sea water samples Man-made chemicals were also detected in freshly-fallen snow…

Amazon’s secret ‘Grand Challenge’ health lab revealed

Amazon’s secret ‘Grand Challenge’ health lab revealed

Amazon’s secret health lab revealed: ‘Grand Challenge’ working on everything from curing cancer to using AI to analyse medical records Amazon has a secretive team called ‘Grand Challenge’, according to CNBC The team is dabbling in cancer research, medical records and last-mile…

Pterodactyls DIDN’T fly like bats, according to new research

Pterodactyls DIDN’T fly like bats, according to new research

Jurassic Park was wrong! Pterodactyls DIDN’T fly like bats, according to new research A new study takes into account the soft tissues, which don’t survive fossilization It suggests that ligaments would have dramatically limited their range of motion With ligaments, they likely…

Research finds puppies hit peak cuteness at 8 weeks old

Research finds puppies hit peak cuteness at 8 weeks old

The exact age puppies hit peak cuteness: New research shows dogs’ ’emotional hook’ on humans is strongest at 8 weeks old Arizona State University found people believe eight-week-old puppies are cutest Hypothesized connection between weaning age and attractiveness to humans Participants were…

Organs from drug overdoses could help transplant shortage

Organs from drug overdoses could help transplant shortage

WASHINGTON — Fatal drug overdoses are increasing organ donations and researchers reported Monday that people who receive those transplants generally fare as well as patients given organs from more traditional donors. The findings could encourage more use of organs from overdose victims….

Not smiling doesn’t make you look cooler: study

Not smiling doesn’t make you look cooler: study

Models and Kanye West, take note. Contrary to popular belief, not smiling doesn’t actually make you look cooler, according to a new study published in the Journal of Consumer Psychology. The research, which had participants judge the coolness of models in print…