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Sodas Linked to Aggressive Behavior in Kids

A new study suggests that the more soda kids drink, the more likely they are to experience behavior problems.<p>Researchers analyzed data on nearly 3,000 5-year-olds from 20 large U.S. cities. Their mothers completed checklists about the children's behaviors over the previous two months, and also told …

Children and exercise - the inactivity time bomb

<b>The UK is facing an inactivity time bomb. Research suggests half of seven year olds don't get enough exercise. The outlook is even worse for girls. Whilst nearly two out of three boys do an hour's physical activity a day, for girls it is around one in three.</b><p>The results come from the biggest UK-wide …

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The Best Illustrated Children’s Books and Picture Books of 2012

On the heels of this year’s best science books, art books, design books, and philosophy and psychology books, the 2012 best-of reading lists continue with the annual roundup of the year’s ten-or-so most delightful children’s and picturebooks. (Catch up on last year’s roundup here.)<p>HENRI’S WALK TO …

At last! LEGO creates a female scientist minifigure

This LEGO minifigure isn’t wearing pink, and she isn’t showing any skin. Her wardrobe consists of a crisp white lab uniform and glasses, and her little claw hands grasp two itty-bitty Erlenmeyer flasks.<p>The “Scientist” just hit stores on Sept. 1 as part of LEGO’s Minifigure Series 11, and she’s …

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New Cosmic Mystery: Butterfly Nebulae Align

Wildlife<p>This mosaic shows a selection of stunning images of butterfly-shaped planetary nebulae taken by Hubble Space Telescope. Credit: ESA/Hubble & NASA; NGC 6302: NASA, ESA and the Hubble SM4 ERO Team; NGC 6881: ESA/Hubble & NASA; NGC 5189: NASA, ESA and the Hubble Heritage Team …