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Children likely to be pleading guilty when innocent

Young people need additional support and protection in the criminal justice system because they are more susceptible to pleading guilty when innocent, a new study argues......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyMay 7th, 2021

Man Pleads Guilty to Plotting to Bomb Amazon Data Center

A Texas man who had boasted that he was at the United States Capitol when swarms of Trump supporters stormed the building on Jan. 6 pleaded guilty on Wednesday to charges of plotting to blow up an Amazon data center in Virginia, prosecutors said. The.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

What makes someone bilingual? There"s no easy answer

It's estimated that half the world's population is bilingual, and two-thirds of the world's children grow up in an environment where several languages intersect. But while bilingualism is common, its definitions are varied. They are often based on pe.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

Seoul-based Ringle raises $18M Series A for its one-on-one English tutoring platform

Many of the highest-profile English tutoring platforms focus on children, including VIPKID and Magic Ears. Ringle created a niche for itself by focusing on adults first, with courses like business English and interview preparation. The South Korea-ba.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJun 9th, 2021

Record labels sue another ISP, demanding mass disconnections of Internet users

Frontier sued amid concerns that ISPs will have to disconnect "innocent" users. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Artur Debat) The major record labels yesterday filed another lawsuit demanding that an Internet service provider terminate many mor.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 9th, 2021

Tasks set in science lessons influence children"s writing development, study finds

Tasks set in science lessons are helping children to develop their mastery of grammar, research shows......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 9th, 2021

7 Ways To Reduce Your Hot Water Costs

Did you know that leaving the tap open while brushing your teeth wastes about 5 gallons of water? In fact, a leaky water tap can fill up a 100-gallon tank in a day – one innocent drop at a time. Think about how many hot baths you can take in that m.....»»

Category: infraSource:  architecturelabRelated NewsJun 9th, 2021

Daily Deals: FF7 Advent Children 4K Launches at 26% Off

Daily Deals: Final Fantasy 7 Advent Children 4K Complete Launches at 26% Off at AmazonIf you're a fan of Final Fantasy and have had your eye on the Advent Children 4K release, it's your lucky day. It's now available and has launched with.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated NewsJun 9th, 2021

Sugar overload may be a recipe for long-term problems

Children who consume too much sugar could be at greater risk of becoming obese, hyperactive, and cognitively impaired, as adults, according to the results of a new study......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsJun 8th, 2021

The best kids movies on Netflix right now

Netflix has a plethora of entertaining movies for children. Here, we've rounded up some of the better options for kids of all ages. You can thank us later......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 8th, 2021

$1 billion piracy ruling could force ISPs to disconnect more Internet users

Increased account terminations would punish "innocent" users, groups tell court. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Bosca78) A billion-dollar judgment in a piracy lawsuit involving a major Internet service provider could force ISPs to terminate m.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 7th, 2021

Pandemic prevention measures linked to lower rates of Kawasaki disease in children

Rates of Kawasaki disease -- a condition that creates inflammation in blood vessels in the heart and is more common in children of Asian/Pacific Island descent -- have substantially decreased in South Korea during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsJun 7th, 2021

Children"s book by U of I students teaches third graders about automotive engineering

A new book written and illustrated by two recent alumnae of the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign introduces third graders to the nuts and bolts of automotive mechanics and engineering......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 7th, 2021

Kids who sleep with their pet still good night"s rest

Researchers found that the sleep quality of the surprisingly high number of children who share a bed with their pets is indistinguishable from those who sleep alone......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsJun 3rd, 2021

Scientists discover a new genetic form of ALS in children

In a study of 11 medical-mystery patients, an international team of researchers has discovered a new and unique form of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). Unlike most cases of ALS, the disease began attacking these patients during childhood, worsen.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsJun 3rd, 2021

It"s never too early to begin healthy eating habits

Researchers found that when health workers were trained to promote infant healthy feeding practices to pregnant women their children consumed less fats and carbohydrates at 3 years of age and had lower measures of body fat at the age of 6. The study.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsJun 3rd, 2021

Researchers discover gene linked to bone cancer in children, ID potential novel therapy

Researchers have discovered a gene, OTUD7A, that impacts the development of Ewing sarcoma, a bone cancer that occurs mainly in children. They have also identified a compound that shows potential to block OTUD7A protein activity. Critical relationship.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsJun 3rd, 2021

Head injury and concussion in toddlers: Early detection of symptoms is vital

Concussions can have serious consequences for toddlers. A research team has developed a tool to detect them in children who do not yet speak or have a limited vocabulary......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsJun 3rd, 2021

UK PM Boris Johnson’s Tories guilty of spamming voters

The governing party of the UK has been fined £10k by the national data protection watchdog for sending spam. The Information Commissioner’s (ICO) Office has sanctioned the Conservative Party following an investigation triggered by complaints f.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJun 3rd, 2021

Children risk "generational catastrophe" from COVID: watchdog

The coronavirus pandemic has severely affected children's rights worldwide, with young people risking a "generational catastrophe" if governments do not act, a rights group said in an annual survey Thursday......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 3rd, 2021

China faces strains as population ages, birth rate falls

Yue Yan is glad to have two daughters but sees why, even with the ruling Communist Party urging them to have more children, fewer Chinese women give birth at all......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 1st, 2021