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Promiscuous women rejected by potential same-sex friends

Cornell University research finds that young women view sexually promiscuous female peers as less suitable for friendship, regardless of their own attitudes to sex
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Nature versus nurture: can art appreciation be measured?

A combination of innate taste and acquired understanding influences art appreciation, researchers contend
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Signs of progress: building local capacity to celebrate deafness

David Justice, International Programs Director of Discovering Deaf Worlds, underlines the value of building local capacity to celebrate deafness...
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