3 things to know today

Mercy, mercy, mercy

Pick up the award-winning independent film “”Mercy”” today at the UofA Bookstore. “”Mercy”” was chosen as one of cinephelia.com‘s Top 10 Indie Films of 2006.

Soft and sultry

Researchers from State University of New York at Albany have found that women at the peak time of fertility in their menstrual cycle may have changes in the sound of their voice to make them sound more attractive, according to The New York Times.

1st is not always best

Sociologists from Johns Hopkins University said in a study that parents hold their first-born child to higher standards and stricter rules than younger siblings. It is also a habit for parents to rely on their first-born child for tasks.