Emily Zhou

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Boys Now Hitting Puberty Earlier, Reshuffling Boys' Choirs

Whither the 14-year-old soprano boy?<p>You might have heard about girls entering puberty earlier now than in the past, thanks to a yet-unclear combination of better nutrition and exposure to chemicals in the environment. But what happens to the goose, happens to the gander, too. Boys are also entering …

Criminal behaviour is not a no-brainer

"Not me, guv; it's my brain wot done it" is akin to proclaiming that I didn't shoot the sheriff, but the bullets did ('My brain made me do it …' US defendants turn to science to try to explain crimes, 11 November).<p>Of course, the very possibility of moral responsibility may be questioned. All …

How A Gene For Fair Skin Spread Across India

A study of skin color in the Indian subcontinent shows the complex movements of populations there.<p>Cover Girl, Maybelline, are you listening? A new study of skin color in South Asians finds they have enormous diversity, with a color range that's three times larger than that for East Asians or …

Anthropology

How Waffle House Became A Disaster Indicator For FEMA

Comfort food.<p>For shelter and supplies after a devastating storm, communities turn to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). But for a clear sense of how bad things are, FEMA turns to Waffle House. Nearly a decade ago, Florida’s emergency management chief, W. Craig Fugate, noticed that when …

FEMA

Breast cancer researchers identify genetic 'switch'

Queensland scientists have identified a genetic "switch" that indicates whether breast cancer is aggressive and likely to spread.<p>The discovery may provide a clearer prognosis for breast cancer patients and pave the way for new treatments.<p>Teams from QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute and the …

Our Next President: The Magnificent Seven Values

The political discussion is fast moving towards the 2016 presidential race and who we might as a country desire as the next president and who can …

Where Women Win in Washington

Ann Her­ber­ger had designs on be­com­ing “a great Broad­way act­ress.” That’s be­fore she ended up in Wash­ing­ton in the 1980s, and un­der the …

Ethanol Producers Nervously Await EPA Ruling on 2014 Target

As the En­vir­on­ment­al Pro­tec­tion Agency read­ies next year’s re­new­able-fuel stand­ard, both bio­fuels pro­du­cers and gas­ol­ine re­finers are …

New renders of Apple’s Spaceship HQ provide the most detailed view yet

New renders released by the City of Cupertino from Apple’s planning documents provide the most detailed view yet of what life inside the company’s new spaceship headquarters will be like.<p>Illustrating everything from cafes to car-parks, the renders are intended to provide a feel for what the …

iPhone and iPad processors to be built in New York state, says report

Apple could be moving some of its iPhone and iPad chip production to upstate New York. Albany's <i>Times Union</i> reports that GlobalFoundries, a company created when AMD spun off its manufacturing operations, will build the processors at its Fab 8 facility in the town of Malta. Samsung, which currently …

Behind The Scenes: Frozen Goat Cheese Souffle at A.lure, Savannah, GA

GalleryBehind The Scenes: Frozen Goat Cheese Souffle at A.lure, Savannah, GA<p>In Savannah, classic Southern sweets like pecan pie and key lime pie dominate most dessert menus, but that's not the case at A.lure, where you'll find more inspired options like pineapple polenta upside down cake, butternut …