Playtime with dad may improve children’s self-control

Children whose fathers make time to play with them from a very young age may find it easier to control their behavior and emotions as they grow up, research suggests. The study, by academics at the Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge and the LEGO Foundation, pulled together fragmentary evidence…

A new route to blocking children’s bone cancer

Ewing sarcoma is a bone cancer that appears mainly in teenagers. Due to a single defective gene, once it spreads to distant organs it is hard to treat. Researchers at the Weizmann Institute of Science have discovered molecular interactions underlying Ewing sarcomas and proposed a potential treatment, which has shown…