Psychology & Psychiatry

Saw but forgot—drivers' memory lapses puts motorcyclists at risk

There are an estimated 90 fatalities a year in the UK caused by drivers pulling out into the path of an oncoming motorcycle. New research by psychologists at the University of Nottingham suggests this sort of crash may often ...

Medical research

Mathematical model finds the cancer mutations that matter

Researchers have generated a long list of genetic mutations linked to cancer, but sorting out which ones really drive tumors to grow uncontrollably and which ones don't has been a challenge. A new mathematical model developed ...

Health

Slower growth in working memory linked to teen driving crashes

Research into why adolescent drivers are involved in motor vehicle crashes, the leading cause of injury and death among 16- to 19-year-olds in the United States, has often focused on driving experience and skills. But a new ...

Oncology & Cancer

Researchers find new cancer gene drivers

Scientists have long searched for "driver" genes that fuel the progression of cancer, but existing technology has had a hard time separating mutations that are true drivers from others that are simply "passengers," not directly ...

Health

Truckies more obese than most: Study

More than 200,000 people are employed as truck drivers in Australia and while their role in transporting goods across our wide brown land is critical, they are among the nation's most unhealthy.

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