By Victoria M. Indivero for eurekalert.org on 15 Jun 2012
During high school the parents of teenagers' friends can have as much effect on the teens' substance use as their own parents. While long suspected to be the case, the researchers believe this to be the first study where parenting at the peer level proved to have a concrete and statistically significant impact on child outcomes.
Russian prosecutors have decided against taking forward their case seeking a ban on a translation of Bhagvad Gita, bringing to end an issue that had enraged Hindus worldwide and even threatened to strain Russia's ties with India.
By Sutapa Das for sutapamonk.blogspot.com on 15 Jun 2012
The most intelligent people are not always the most successful and happy people in the world. Interestingly, they aren’t necessarily the people that change the world either (although some of them have).