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August 28, 2014

 

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Thinking About Aging

Insecurities about aging can actually cause incompetence and health problems in elderly people.

January 13, 2014

 

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How Emotions Mature With Age

Lots of things change as we get older. Our emotions are no exception.

October 15, 2013

 

Measuring The Ages Of Globular Star Clusters

Astronomers have found a new and more accurate way to measure the ages of huge groups of stars called globular clusters.

November 17, 2011

 

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Older Scientists Not Disadvantaged In Nobel Contest

Over the last century, Nobel Prizes in the sciences have increasingly been awarded to older researchers.

January 10, 2011

 

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The United States Is Falling Behind In Life Expectancy

How come the United States is falling behind other countries when it comes to increases in life expectancy?

July 9, 2010

 

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Will You Live To Be 100?

It's true that few people get to celebrate their 100th birthday party. It turns out genetics plays a big role.

November 25, 2008

 

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What It’s Like To Be Three

Not much, if anything, prior to around age four. Yet perception and cognition appear to be in place and functioning. Why are those years lost to us?

November 14, 2006

 

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You Sleep Even Less Than You Think

How much sleep are you really getting? It may be even less than you think.

December 2, 2005

 

Squares Rule

“Squares” was the somewhat rude but good-natured term used for people who have consistent, if perhaps a little bland, emotional lives. A long-term study conducted from 1942 to the present suggests that squares have the last laugh. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

June 1, 2004

 

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Whiskers On Women?

Do you know women who are self-conscious about whiskers?

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