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Nurse home visits may leave genetic marks on children

In the 1970s, a pediatrician developed a program in New York with an ambitious goal: to help children of teenage...

Research Brief | Child & Brain Development

Poverty and neglect are bad for the brain — but could lasting effects be avoided?

Childhood adversity leaves tangible and long-lasting marks on the developing brain that could lead to lifelong health and psychological problems....

News | Child & Brain Development

An epigenetic key to unlock behaviour change

When it comes to behaviour, researchers have moved beyond the “nature versus nurture” debate. It’s understood that genes and environment...

News | Child & Brain Development

Study finds potential ‘master key’ to brain plasticity

Why is it that even well into adulthood we prefer the music we listened to as young adults? And how...

News | Learning in Machines & Brains

A ‘surprisingly popular’ way to extract group wisdom

Is Philadelphia the capital of Pennsylvania? The answer may surprise you. Even more important, just how many people are surprised...

Video | Institutions, Organizations & Growth

 Institutions & Societal Prosperity

CIFAR has partnered with Research2Reality to capture insights from a variety of our leading fellows. In this video, Daron Acemoglu,...

News | Humans & the Microbiome

Mummy DNA reveals recent history of smallpox

The 17th century Dominican Church of the Holy Spirit is one of the oldest in Vilnius, Lithuania. Tourists and parishioners...

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