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May 26, 2015 by Sci-News.com

According to a new study published in the journal Child Development, infants are capable of understanding abstract relations like ‘same’ and ‘different.’ Babies are able to learn abstract relations before the first year of life. Image credit: Kang Heungbo. “This suggests that a skill key to human intelligence is present very early in human development, and that language skills are not necessary for learning abstract relations,” said Dr...

May 26, 2015 by Sci-News.com

A group of scientists led by Dr Latha Venkataraman of Columbia University has developed a single-molecule diode that may have real-world technological...

May 22, 2015 by Sci-News.com

Using measurements of the elevation of the Antarctic ice sheet made by a suite of satellites, a group of scientists led by Dr Bert Wouters from the University...

May 20, 2015 by Sci-News.com

A team of scientists at Sichuan University in China has developed the first light-emitting, transparent and flexible paper out of environmentally friendly...

May 19, 2015 by Sci-News.com

A new study of the bones of hundreds of humans who lived during the past 33,000 years in Europe finds the rise of agriculture and a corresponding fall...

May 18, 2015 by Sci-News.com

According to marine biologists led by Dr Kimberly Prather from the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, a factor that determines the properties of clouds...

May 15, 2015 by Sci-News.com

According to new research published online today in the journal Science, sex equality in residential decision-making explains the unique social structure...

May 12, 2015 by Sci-News.com

An analysis of satellite data collected during 1993-2014 has revealed a more accurate picture of global sea level rise, showing that it is happening much...

May 12, 2015 by Sci-News.com

According to a new study published in the journal Nature Communications, the underlying physical process that creates ‘breaking wave’ cloud patterns...