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Study: Frat parties are inefficient, misogynistic sexual marketplaces

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Sex sells. And, according to Sean Hernandez, a recent graduate of the University of Southern California, the going rate on college campuses — particularly within Greek culture ...
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Richest 1% will control 50% of wealth by 2016

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Oxfam: “85 billionaires have the same wealth as the bottom half of the world’s population.”
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Progress on finding a gay gene

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A new study has just been published that has some evidence that may support the gay “gene” (or “genes”) concept.
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Short-take: Obamacare has cut premium increases

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Impeach!
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Chinese hack Tibetan monks, systematically targeting human rights groups

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New study says Chinese hackers are systematically targeting human rights groups, with China’s consent.
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In field campaigns, a local messenger matters

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A new study shows that election campaigns connect better with voters when field organizers match the local voters.
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Chocolate may reverse age-related memory loss

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The downside is that you might need to eat 25 candy bars per day to see any benefit.
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Brain cells associated with smell are helping paraplegics walk

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Darek Fidyka may appreciate his nose more than many other people.  Not because of how it makes him look, or how it allows him to smell the fragrance of flowers, but because it’s ...
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Study: Student loans are killing the housing market

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$83 billion in annual housing sales could be affected by the high cost of college in America.
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CDC: 1/3 of gay, bisexual men with HIV don’t even know it

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The CDC report also found that half of gay and bisexual men with HIV in the US go untreated.
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Harry Potter is making kids more accepting of gays and immigrants

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About that new federal study saying gays are 3%

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3% of the population is not gay. Rather, 3% of the population is willing to tell a stranger that they’re gay.
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Yet another study finds gays make great parents

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A new Australian study finds that kids in same-sex families are developing normally and are in good health.
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