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Hunger and Low Blood Sugar Can Spur Domestic Quarrels

In an experiment, scientists found a correlation between low blood glucose and higher levels of spousal frustration.

 

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Low Glucose Liberals

New research confirms that hungry people are more supportive of social welfare programs. But that doesn’t mean they’re actually more likely to share.

 

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Technology Won’t Solve Hunger

But that doesn’t mean that it can’t help.

 

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Before-Lunch Liberals: Hunger Boosts Support for Welfare Programs

New research from Europe finds people in need of a meal express more positive views regarding those receiving public assistance.

 

Battling World Hunger Through Innovative Technology

From innovation in architecture and robotics to mobile apps and interactive games, technology is reshaping our understanding of and approach to world hunger.

 

Judges’ Decisions More Lenient After Lunch

Ordering in the court may be the new cry as a look at judges’ decisions made before and after lunch shows a wide difference in outcome.

 

Can We Avoid Devouring the Planet?

Stanford geographer Holly Gibbs discusses the challenge of preserving natural areas while still feeding an increasingly hungry world.

 

Hungry Men Love Larger Ladies

What’s your idea of an ideal mate? The answer may depend upon whether your stomach is rumbling.

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How Wildlife Declines Are Leading to Slavery and Terrorism

As wildlife numbers dwindle, wildlife crimes are rising—and that's fueling a raft of heinous crimes committed against humans.

How a CEO’s Fiery Battle Speeches Can Shape Ethical Behavior

CEO war speech might inspire ethical decisions internally and unethical ones among competing companies.

Modern Technology Still Doesn’t Protect Americans From Deadly Landslides

No landslide monitoring or warning systems are being used to protect vulnerable communities.

The Link Between Carbs, Gut Microbes, and Colon Cancer

Reduced carb intake among mice protected them from colon cancer.

The New Weapon Against Disease-Spreading Insects Is Big Data

Computer models that pinpoint the likely locations of mosquitoes and tsetse flies are helping officials target vector control efforts.

The Big One

Today, the United States produces less than two percent of the clothing purchased by Americans. In 1990, it produced nearly 50 percent. July/August 2014

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