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The 10-Year Baby Window That Is the Key to the Women’s Pay Gap

Today, married couples in the United States are likely to have similar educational and career backgrounds. So while the typical husband still earns more than his wife, spouses have increasingly similar incomes. But that changes once their first child arrives.<p>Immediately after the first birth, the …

Demographics

Secret Penguin Supercolony Discovered on Danger Islands

Crouching guano, hidden penguins.<p>One of the biggest penguin colonies in the world was hiding in poop sight.<p>Thanks to a whole lot of guano showing up in pictures from space, researchers have discovered an unknown group of 1.5 million Adélie penguins. Their study about it appears in the journal <i>Nature</i> …

Antarctica

New Species of 'Indestructible' Animal Found in Surprising Place

Discovered in a parking lot in Japan, the tardigrade species could provide clues for how the animal has changed over time.<p>Tardigrades are microscopic, resilient organisms that might just outlive the Sun—and their known world just got a little bigger.<p>Kazuharu Arakawa, a researcher at Tokyo's Keio …

Nature

Dubai tests autonomous pods in drive for smart city

DUBAI (Reuters) - Dubai has begun testing autonomous pods in a trial run the Gulf's trade and tourism hub hopes will help its transformation into one of the smartest cities in the world.<p>Officials from Dubai's Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) displayed two cube-shaped vehicles built by U.S.-based …

United Arab Emirates

When Did Americans Stop Marrying Their Cousins? Ask the World’s Largest Family Tree

Before the Industrial Revolution in the United States, Canada and Europe, you might have ended up married to a fourth cousin. People didn’t travel far to find a spouse, and the closer you were to home, the more likely it was you’d marry within your family.<p>Then, in the late 19th century, something …

Genealogy

Ravens Are Evolving, and Not in the Way You'd Expect

Instead of branching into new species, raven groups experienced something called "speciation reversal."<p>A new study shows that the common raven is anything but commonplace in its evolution.<p>Using DNA samples taken from ravens for nearly twenty years, the study provides evidence that common ravens on …

Birds

Researchers Identify Five Different Types of Diabetes, Not Just Type 1 and Type 2

For many years, diabetes cases have largely been classified as either type 1 or type 2. But a new study suggests that there may actually be five …

The Best Menstrual Cup

After spending 30 hours on research and testing 23 different cups from 13 different manufacturers, we found that the MeLuna Classic is the best cup …

Women's Health