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Earliest memories can start from the age of two-and-a-half, new study shows

On average the earliest memories that people can recall point back to when they were just two-and-a-half years old, a new study suggests. The findings, published in peer-reviewed journal Memory, pushes back the previous conclusions of the average age of earliest memories by a whole year. They are presented in a new 21-year study, which followed […]

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New research reveals Cannabis and Frankincense at the Judahite Shrine of Biblical Arad

Analysis of the material on two Iron Age altars discovered at the entrance to the “holy of holies” of a shrine at Tel Arad in the Beer-sheba Valley, Israel, were found to contain Cannabis and Frankincense, according to new article in the journal, Tel Aviv. Past excavations revealed two superimposed fortresses, dated to the 9th to early 6th centuries […]

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Pro-lifers exploiting civil rights struggles in bid to ban abortions, says new research

January 2, 2020 – Pro-lifers are using civil rights protections to lobby against early abortions, according to research published in the peer-reviewed journal Sexual and Reproductive Health Matters. The first known study of its kind has analysed the tactics of anti-abortionists for promoting controversial ‘heartbeat’ bills. Findings show supporters of these measures, which prohibit terminations […]

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Countries that help working class students get into university have happier citizens

April 5, 2019 – A study has shown that ‘inclusive’ educational policies that help working class students access higher education, such as delaying streaming children according to their ability until they are older, lowering the cost of private education, and increasing the intake of universities so that more students can attend all act to reduce […]