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Why your zodiac sign is probably wrong

I was born a Capricorn (please don’t judge me), but the Sun was in the middle of Sagittarius when I was born. As a professor...

Economic downturn looms, but may not swing election

Could an economic slowdown sway the outcome of this year’s presidential election? Don’t bet on it, said Steven Kyle, associate professor of applied economics and...

Cousin took a DNA test? Courts could use it to argue you are more...

How similar do you think you are to your second cousin? Or your estranged great aunt? Would you like to have people assess your behavior...

Sleep loss due to the Super Bowl? 40% of Americans often have

Fun on Super Bowl Sunday can lead to a tired Monday for many. In a new survey from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine...

Happy birthday, Mr Bean! Celebrating 30 years of a major comedy character

January 1, 1990, Mr Bean debuted on ITV to an audience of 13.45 million. The brainchild of Rowan Atkinson and Richard Curtis, the pilot episode...

The Rise of Skywalker ends a third Star Wars trilogy. Here’s why stories work...

How many Star Wars films did George Lucas plan? According to Dan Golding in his recent book Star Wars After Lucas, this depends on when...

The holidays are here…Helpful tips to reduce your stress

There is a lot of activity during the holiday season: exchanging presents, lots of eating, and, of course, an overload of gatherings and family...

How did the Rebels beat the Empire in Star Wars?

The answer is closer to home than you think It may all have happened a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, but...

Four things you might not know about Christmas

For many, it's the most wonderful time of the year. But how much do you really know about it? Think you know everything about Santa...

The science of Star Wars and how it has changed movies forever

How sound is the science of Star Wars? What will the end of franchise mean for fans? University of Sydney experts in film, pop culture and...

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Scientists find the major cause of autism

In a new study, researchers discovered that autism is 80% reliant on inherited genes. That means that environmental causes are only responsible for 20% of...
These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

In a recent study from the University of East Anglia, researchers find that long-term use of anticholinergic antidepressants is linked to a higher risk...

This walking exercise can make older people healthy and fit

In a recent study from Shinshu University in Japan, researchers found an effective way to increase overall fitness and decrease lifestyle-related disease (LSD) through...

This popular painkiller may harm your blood sugar

In a new study, researchers found popular pain drug opioid tramadol (marketed as ConZip and Ultram) may increase the risk of developing hypoglycemia, or...

Scientists discover a new cause of autism

In a new study, researchers have found a new genetic factor that leads the brain to grow fewer synapses at a critical time in...