Along with economic hardships, a new study suggests the recent recession brought a rise in harsh parenting by mothers — particularly by those experiencing sharp macroeconomic shifts who also carried a specific version of the gene DRD2.
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The New York Times profiles 23andMe's Anne Wojcicki and describes how she bounced back from a bad year.
Fotis Kafatos, the founding president of the European Research Council, has died, according to the Associated Press.
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