Would family ‘bargaining’ save older Indian women?

Lack of "bargaining power" within the household may explain the excess mortality rate among Indian women over 45, research suggests.

Amy McCaig-Rice University • futurity
Dec. 10, 2020 ~4 min

Would family ‘bargaining’ save older Indian women?

Lack of "bargaining power" within the household may explain the excess mortality rate among Indian women over 45, research suggests.

Amy McCaig-Rice University • futurity
Dec. 10, 2020 ~4 min

New crab species is a purple tree-climber

A newly described species of crab, Leptarma biju, is a noctural tree-climber. Perhaps that's why explorers hadn't noticed it before.

National University of Singapore • futurity
Oct. 7, 2020 ~4 min

Cool crops with synthetic clouds? It could backfire

New research on the possibility of geoengineering "reminds us that there is no perfect technical method to address the impacts of global warming."

Todd Bates-Rutgers • futurity
July 16, 2020 ~5 min

Gender quotas in India had unintended effects

Gender quotas enshrined in the Indian constitution appear to have lowered the representation of other underrepresented groups.

Sandra Knispel-U. Rochester • futurity
May 22, 2020 ~10 min

Insecticide-making cotton actually boosted pesticide use in India

Thanks to genetically modified Bt cotton, "farmers in India are spending more on seeds, more on fertilizer, and more on insecticides."

Talia Ogliore-WUSTL • futurity
March 25, 2020 ~4 min

Is DDT a cause of Indian immigrant diabetes risk?

Prior exposure to DDT pollution may explain the higher rate of diabetes among immigrants to the United States from India, say researchers.

Kat Kerlin-UC Davis • futurity
Nov. 20, 2019 ~3 min

India-Pakistan nuclear war would threaten the entire world

100 milion people could die immediately in a nuclear war between India and Pakistan, but that would just be the beginning.

Todd Bates-Rutgers • futurity
Oct. 3, 2019 ~4 min

U.S. computer science students are crushing it

US computer science students beat those in India, China, and Russia when competing head-to-head, a new study shows.

Alex Shashkevich-Stanford • futurity
March 20, 2019 ~5 min

1.8 billion adolescents got a check-up

"...when it comes to adolescents we have just assumed that they're relatively healthy." A new report challenges that view.

Andrew Trounson-Melbourne • futurity
March 14, 2019 ~7 min

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