Genetics

How our genes and environment influence BMI and height

Environmental conditions influence our body mass index (BMI) by increasing or decreasing the effect of inherited genetic variations, University of Queensland researchers have discovered.

Psychology & Psychiatry

'Boys will be boys' in US, but not in Asia

A new study shows there is a gender gap when it comes to behavior and self-control in American young children – one that does not appear to exist in children in Asia.

Health

Children who swim start smarter

(Medical Xpress)—Children who learn how to swim at a young age are reaching many developmental milestones earlier than the norm.

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