When females have better life situations while pregnant and while children are young, their children, especially males, are less aggressive. “To solve the aggression problems, which are mainly a male problem, we need to focus on females….If you ameliorate the quality of life of women, it will transfer to the next generation.” Summary of the work of behavioral psychologist Richard Tremblay provides updates to the discussion about the causes of human aggression.
Feathers were the exception rather than the rule for dinosaurs. Using databases, modern technology, and exhaustive meticulousness, paleontologists are rewriting what we know of dinosaurs.
“Around 30% of the main global cereal crops, including rice and wheat, may have reached their maximum possible crop yield potential in farmer’s fields, reports research published…in Nature Communications.” http://www.nature.com/ncomms/2013/131217/ncomms3918/full/ncomms3918.html