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

Damon Thibodeaux has been proved innocent of a crime for which Louisiana has spent 15 years trying to kill him. In his first interview since being freed, he talks to Ed Pilkington<p>Every morning Damon Thibodeaux wakes up in his temporary digs in Minneapolis and wonders when his new-found freedom is …

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 …

Vancouver Canucks

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 …

Crime

Associated Press News

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, …

DNA Testing

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 …

Genetics

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 …

Crime

If single mothers are denied social housing will anyone benefit?

The government seems set on taking us back to an era when single mothers were penalised most. What next? The poorhouse?<p>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 …

Single-mother families are no 'men desert'

Claiming that many of Liverpool's single-mother families have no male role models ignores the influence of the wider community<p>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, …

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

About 84,000 single parents, mostly women, were moved onto the Newstart allowance and now many struggle to pay their bills<p>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, …

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 - Portrait 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" …

Demographics

There is no such thing as a married single mom

<b>Related articles:</b>Who gets to call themselves a single mom?5 friends every single mom needsWhy it can be so hard to find other professional, …

Parenting

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

<i>By Elise Proulx, Greater Good Science Center</i><p>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 …

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.The problem has …

Customers

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 …

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 …

Screw you! The psychology of anger and aggression

A lot of people have been very angry about many things lately, both in the real world and online. This is actually nothing unusual. But what is it that makes people so worked up over things which others would find relatively trivial?<p>You can't have missed the latest Twitter debacle. Some deeply …