With all the news around the globe, it seems that we are at the time and age where finding a job is no longer a walk in the park. Many students either have a problem of choosing the course they want to take or the availability of jobs they want to pursue. But thankfully, here in Singapore, by international standards, youth unemployment level can be considered low. In 2014, the annual average unemployment rate for residents aged 15 to 24 was 9.6% (World Bank,2015).Compared to the neighbouring Asian countries, we are doing fine. But is it doing fine enough? How can it be much easier for job-seekers to find
A new study, published out of Simon Fraser University in Canada and published in the journal PLOS One, suggests that the more children a woman bears, the slower her cells are to age.
Thirteen years in the making, this study closely tracked the reproductive activity of 75 women from 2000 to 2013. At the start, researchers collected saliva samples to measure the telomeres of all participants. Telomeres can be found at the end of each DNA strand, protecting our chromosomes from damage.
Ever wondered why we see pregnant women having that glowing skin and full-of-volume hair? Being pregnant seemingly gives that special glow or some kind of rejuvenating effect, on mums-to-be. Well, this "pregnancy glow" has now been explained by science.
"New research published in the journal Fertility and Sterility shows that pregnancy can help women repair damaged tissue in their bodies, which becomes more of a challenge for people as they age. Apparently it's the blood
This video has been viewed for almost 5 million times on YouTube. This video was initially showing a normal day but what happens at 02:36 would definitely put your guards up!
In Close to Home, we are introduced to six characters on a perfectly average day. Their lives are then irrevocably changed by the devastating consequences of a seemingly innocent glance at a phone while driving. No post is
Parents, this video should be watched together your kids, particularly those on social media. Watch how this man pretends to be a teenage boy on Facebook and chats with teenage girls and asks them out. This is a pretty alarming video.
Babies learn language best by interacting with people rather than passively through a video or audio recording. But it's been unclear what aspects of social interactions make them so important for learning.
New findings by researchers at the Institute for Learning & Brain Sciences (I-LABS) at the University of Washington demonstrate for the first time that an early social behavior called gaze shifting is linked to infants' ability to learn new language sounds.
Babies about 10 months old who engaged in more gaze shifting during sessions with a foreign language tutor showed a boost in a brain response that indicates language learning, according to the study, which is published in the current issue of Developmental Neuropsychology.
Breastfeeding for six months or longer was associated with a lower risk of childhood leukemia compared with children who were never breastfed or who were breastfed for a shorter time, according to an article published online by JAMA Pediatrics.
Leukemia is the most common childhood cancer and accounts for about 30 percent of all childhood cancers. Still, little is known about its cause. Breast milk is meant to exclusively supply all the nutritional needs of infants and current recommendations include
As your kids are growing up and will be needing to have their own bedrooms soon, it is certain that they would want to have a space made according to their preference. But we all know that decorating children's room can be a challenge. One concern is the ever-changing need to redecorate the space as your children mature. You can design a cheerful, distinctive and organised bedroom for your kids by knowing a few tricks. Here are 8 great decorating tips that we rounded up to decor your kid's bedroom, so your child's space can be just as awesome as he or she is.