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10-01-2022
Why do some children take bigger risks than others?
While some children are risk-takers, others choose to play it safe. Scientists have long pondered whether these differences are simply based on children’s personalities, or if their environments also shape their willingness to take a gamble.  Now, a research team led by Boston University has found that children from different socioeconomic backgrounds make different decisions when placed in the same risky situation. These findings provide experimental evidence that risky decisions in childhood do not always reflect poor judgment or lack of self-control. Instead, children may be rationally...
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11-11-2016
Sustainable street lights in Las Vegas to be powered by pedestrians
New sustainable street lights in Las Vegas are being planned...
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11-10-2016
Cosmetic microbeads could be banned due to environmental risks
Cosmetic microbeads are more harmful to the environment than many...
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11-09-2016
Tesla setting up manufacturing base in the UK for cheaper shipping
Electric car manufacturer Tesla setting up a manufacturing base in...
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11-08-2016
First wave farm in Britain unveiled for 2018 in Cornwall
Britain’s first wave farm has been unveiled for launch in...
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11-07-2016
Eco-friendly electric bike creates new option for city commuters
Eco-friendly electric bike creates a new option for city commuters....
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11-07-2016
Rip currents data can help save lives on world's shorelines
Rip currents pose a serious danger for surfers and swimmers...
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11-07-2016
Avocado supply is struggling to meet consumer demands
Avocado supply is struggling to meet consumer demands. Avocados have...
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11-05-2016
Renewable energy may fuel Africa's clean power future
As renewable energy prices drop, Africa may embrace a cleaner...
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11-03-2016
UK diesel vehicles face new tax in large city centers
UK diesel vehicles may face a new tax. Diesel car...
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11-03-2016
Canned clean air, once a joke, sees uptake in polluted areas
Canned clean air, the once-novelty product, sees an uptake in...
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11-03-2016
U.S. gas consumption hits record high, says gov't report
U.S. gas consumption has hit a record high, according to...
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11-03-2016
Wind farm benefits & hazards analyzed by researchers
Wind farm benefits & hazards were analyzed by recent report...
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