University of Texas Releases Study on Impact of Texas Anti-Abortion Law

Wednesday, February 17, 2016 University of Texas Releases Study on Impact of Texas Anti-Abortion Law Ms. Magazine Blog: Texas Anti-Abortion Law is Having a Predictably Terrible Effect on Women, by Lily Wujek: The University of Texas at Austin recently released a study on the impact of Texas’s HB2 Anti-Abortion Law on access to contraception and […]

Study: Explaining the Underrepresentation of High-Achieving Students of Color in Gifted Programs

Tuesday, February 2, 2016 Study: Explaining the Underrepresentation of High-Achieving Students of Color in Gifted ProgramsJason A. Grissom and Christopher Redding (Vanderbilt) have published Discretion and Disproportionality: Explaining the Underrepresentation of High-Achieving Students of Color in Gifted Programs. The study concludes, in part, that universal gifted screening procedures could address differences in referral rates for […]

Study concludes rodents have compassion for one another

Bloomberg Faye Flam For all its apparent simplicity, a new experimental study showing that mouse-like rodents can be nice to each other now stands at the vanguard of a scientific revolution. The paper, published in the journal Science and promoted under the headline, Empathy More Common in Animals than Thought, could never have been […]

New Capital Punishment Study Highlights ‘Traditional Problems’ Concerning Innocence as well as Death Row

The 2015 exonerations of 6 fatality row prisoners have as soon as again highlighted the prevalent issues influencing the management of outstanding penalty throughout the United States. The numbers were highlighted in a brand-new record launched by the Death Penalty Information Center.According to the facilities 2015 Year End Report, the standard issues with the fatality […]