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Louisiana death row inmate freed after 15 years – with a little help from DNA

Every morning Damon Thibodeaux wakes up in his temporary digs in Minneapolis and wonders when his new-found freedom is going to come crashing down. "You think you're going to wake up and find it was just a dream," he says.<p>When he stepped out of Angola jail in Louisiana, several guards were at the …

DNA test on man who resembles missing Michael Dunahee comes back negative

A DNA test has determined that a Surrey man who bears a strong resemblance to Michael Dunahee is not the missing boy.<p>Victoria police announced the negative result on Monday, saying officers remain committed to the investigation and will continue to investigate Michael's disappearance.<p>The Surrey man …

DNA test proves mystery Roma girl's parents

DNA tests have confirmed that a Bulgarian Roma couple are the biological parents of a four-year-old blonde girl found in a Roma camp in Greece last week, solving a mystery that had captured global attention.<p>Genetic profiles of Sasha Ruseva and her husband, Atanas, matched that of the girl, said …

DNA Tests Result in New Charges For Convicted Rapist

A man already serving time in prison for a conviction of assault with intent to commit rape in Walnut Creek in 2012 will be charged with another …

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DNA Test Could Detect Counterfeit Chocolate

"This is NOT pure criollo cacao, bro. Science says so."<p>Life's like a box of chocolates. You never know what you're gonna get... including whether or not your favorite confection contains the top-quality cacao beans it advertises, or ones of lower quality. As demand grows for high-end chocolate, …

90-Minute DNA Screening Available Soon For Law Enforcement

The rapid test is being evaluated by the Pentagon.<p>Current human DNA tests take two to three weeks to be completed, and must be sent into an accredited laboratory. But a new rapid test, which could analyze human DNA in 90 minutes in the field, is nearly complete, Pentagon and industry officials told …

Children could have DNA tested at birth

Jeremy Hunt wants Britain to become the first country in the world to routinely test children's entire DNA at birth to identify diseases<p>Every child in Britain could have their DNA decoded at birth by the NHS to predict their risk of disease, the Health Secretary has predicted.<p>Jeremy Hunt, the …

How a DNA Test Uncovered Family I Never Knew I Had

<i>Craig Kanalley is a Senior Editor at the Huffington Post in New York.</i><p>How much do you know about your family history?<p>The Internet has had a dramatic …

Jamie Peterson Cleared Of 1996 Rape By New DNA Testing

DNA tests have found a new suspect linked to the 1996 rape and murder of a Michigan woman. The surprise finding may possibly free the inmate serving life who has long claimed he's innocent of the crime, the Associated Press reports.<p>Jamie Peterson, a 39-year-old with mental illness, initially …

If single mothers are denied social housing will anyone benefit?

Nichola Edwards, a 25-year-old mother of two young children, is living temporarily in a hostel that offers refuge to desperate cases such as hers. Banned from all social housing as a single mother, she faces a bleak choice: move back in with her mother, who is too ill with renal failure to take her …

Single-mother families are no 'men desert'

The Centre for Social Justice has announced a report that appears to accuse single-parent families of being the cause of all social ills. As with so many of these studies, Liverpool finds itself the target for a swath of generalisations. It's bad enough that the rest of the country thinks we're all …

Far from a new start, losing sole parent payment shuts down mothers

Seven months after being moved from single parents’ payments to the Newstart allowance, mothers have sold their furniture, re-mortgaged their homes, put their education on hold, and stopped having coffee with their friends as they learn to manage on about $500 a fortnight.<p>Under a policy introduced …

11 Things No One Tells You About Single Parenting

When you suddenly find yourself raising your kids on your own, the impulse to read everything you can find on single parenting and the impact of divorce on kids is almost irrepressible.<p>But sometimes, the most valuable advice on what to expect comes from fellow single moms and dads who've been there …

The Single Parent Statistics Based on Census Data

There are a lot of assumptions out there about single parents — and particularly single moms. For example, there are people who believe that "most" …

There is no such thing as a married single mom

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What psychologists can learn about you based on what you draw

Psychology

Colour Psychology In The Home

Parents have all experienced a conversation similar to the following: “Mum, can I paint my room black?” “No way, that’s far too dark and depressing! …

Prisoners Gain Psychological Benefits From Yoga

Researchers say prisoners can gain psychological benefits from yoga; improving an inmate’s overall mood and mental well-being, and positively …

3 Insights From The Frontiers Of Positive Psychology

Fifteen years after emerging as a major scientific movement, it’s clear that positive psychology -- the study of what brings happiness and meaning in life -- is not just a fad. The field is reaching new levels of breadth and depth: Having established its core themes and principles during its first …

What Can You Do With a Bachelor's in Psychology?

Students who also earn a teaching certificate along with their bachelor's degree in psychology can also become teachers. Some graduates may opt to …

The Psychology of Color in Marketing and Branding

The psychology of color as it relates to persuasion is one of the most interesting — and most controversial — aspects of marketing.At Help Scout we …

Career Options With a Graduate Degree in Psychology

Students who are interested in studying psychology are often advised that earning a graduate degree is a good idea, and in some cases even a basic …

Mental Disorders

What Is Sports Psychology? (History, Topics, Careers)

<b>Sports psychology</b> is the study of how psychology influences sports, athletic performance, exercise, and physical activity. Some sports psychologists …

The Psychology Behind Why Music Helps You Work Out

We know that music helps a lot of us through a workout, but the the psychology behind when music works and when it doesn't is still being …

Exercise

Screw you! The psychology of anger and aggression

You can't have missed the latest Twitter debacle. Some deeply unpleasant individuals got very angry at women pursuing pro-female agendas publicly. People then got very angry at these individuals who were sending threats and at Twitter in general for not doing more to stop it. Some people then got …