Kerri Ritter

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Student's horrific, fatal rape inspires 'India's Daughter'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — In December 2012, a 23-year-old medical student on the brink of a new life went to a movie with a friend. Within two weeks, she was dead of horrific injuries she suffered that night in a gang rape.<p>The tragedy is given careful and wrenching examination in "India's Daughter," a …

Los Angeles

First almost fully-formed human brain grown in lab, researchers claim

An almost fully-formed human brain has been grown in a lab for the first time, claim scientists from Ohio State University. The team behind the feat hope the brain could transform our understanding of neurological disease.<p>Though not conscious the miniature brain, which resembles that of a …

Neurophilosophy

Digital pens help spot early signs of brain conditions

Doctors frequently check for early signs of brain conditions like Alzheimer's and Parkinson's by looking at irregularities in your drawings, but it's an imperfect art based largely on the doctor's opinion. All too often, the only concrete signs show up by the time you've already been ravaged by the …

Target to customers: Our toy aisle is now gender-neutral

Gender-Neutral

Eating These Foods May Slow Brain Aging By 7.5 Years

Diet can slow cognitive decline. Pass the berries.<p>Think of blueberries as a brain's best friend. A new study from the Rush University Medical Center found that sticking to what is known as the MIND diet can slow cognitive decline and may reduce a person's risk of developing Alzheimer's disease. The …

Are Humans Really Part Of A Game For Robots? Scientists Claim The Universe Could Be FAKE

<i>(Flickr)</i><p>Everything you know may just be part of a Matrix-style simulation, according to physicists who claim that we could all be part of a giant …

UCLA Student Who Argued That Feminine Products Should Be Free Hits Back at 'Sexist' Critics: 'There's a Big Difference Between Disagreement and Disrespect'

Zoey Freeman, a 21-year-old opinion columnist for the Daily Bruin at UCLA, wanted to invoke discussion and call for change when she wrote in her …

10 of the smartest animals on Earth

Humans aren't the only intelligent creatures on the planet.<p>Humans aren't the only intelligent creatures on Earth. As National Geographic points out, …

Trump responds to Megyn Kelly's questions on misogyny – with more misogyny

Donald Trump, the Republican presidential frontrunner and not exactly friend of women, was expected to say some confrontational things at the first Republican presidential debate on Thursday.<p>Donald Trump retweets Megyn Kelly 'bimbo' jab as women react to insults<p>Read more<p>But when his machismo went …

Schools Start Too Early, Federal Officials Say

The majority of U.S. middle and high schools start their school days too early, not letting young people get enough sleep for development and …

High School

The majority of people are neither introverts nor extroverts, but 'ambiverts'

There's a name for these introvert-extrovert hybrids: ambiverts. And as many as two-thirds of us fall into this category, some research suggests.<p>Extroversion and introversion lie on a spectrum. But while we mostly hear about the extremes, experts have recently taken an interest in those in the …

6 Exercises That Help Get Rid of Stress

When work projects start piling up faster than you can churn them out, your stress levels can skyrocket pretty quickly. All of those office demands …

10 Reasons Why People Who Like Sleeping Naked Are Healthier People

Did you know that only 8% of Americans sleep naked, even though it’s healthier and improves more than one area of your life? Are we all sabotaging …

Teens Are Memorising Julia Gillard's Misogyny Speech And Shouting It In The Streets

Teenagers joyfully re-enact Australia's first female PM's famous speech word-for-word.<p>"Thank you very much Madam Deputy Speaker, and I rise to oppose the motion moved by the leader of the opposition, and in so doing I say to the leader of the opposition, I will not be lectured about sexism and …