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63782 State same-sex marriage legalization is associated with 7% drop in attempted suicide among adolescents, finds Johns Hopkins study. (researchgate.net)
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538 Kea show smarts like chimps, elephants and children [Autoplaying video warning] (newshub.co.nz)
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81327 Seven Earth-sized planets found orbiting an ultracool dwarf star are strong candidates in the search for life outside our solar system. (researchgate.net)
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31297 Top students more likely to smoke pot, drink alcohol, study says (edition.cnn.com)
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21449 PNAS study: Talking to teenagers about the benefits of science boosted their exam results by as much as 12%, which in turn increased the number pursuing STEM-based careers. (physicsworld.com)
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80 Psychologists developed a method to understand the effects of stroke on brain (gervise.com)
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3708 Study suggests income after college is linked to family income growing up. College isn't the great equalizer, after all. (insidehighered.com)
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242 Experience with psychedelic drugs is associated with decreased risk of opioid abuse and dependence. (journals.sagepub.com)
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206 Science AMA Series: I’m Paul Wyman, Senior Scientist at DSM, I develop materials for solar panels, AMA! (self.science)
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26464 The pancreas can be triggered to regenerate itself through a type of fasting diet, say US researchers. Restoring the function of the organ - which helps control blood sugar levels - reversed symptoms of diabetes in animal experiments. (bbc.com)
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3759 Tired Teens More Likely to Commit Crimes as Adults, Penn Study Shows (news.upenn.edu)
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1 New paper finds "Human emissions only contribute 15% to the CO2 increase over the Industrial Era" (sciencedirect.com)
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3009 Americans Are Still Stressed About the Election. Reported symptoms include things like headaches, feeling nervous or anxious, feeling overwhelmed or feeling depressed or sad. (time.com)
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196 Snail venom compound 'offers chronic pain therapy' - BBC News (bbc.co.uk)
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63 PLOS Science Wednesday: Hi reddit, we're Erin, Jameison, and Chris. We published a study in PLOS NTDS that identifies numerous factors propelling the Zika virus outbreak in the Americas -- Ask Us Anything! (self.science)
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4080 New treatment kills whipworm, a parasite which infects 500 million people. (manchester.ac.uk)
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2518 Top professional performance through psychopathy - A study by psychologists at the University of Bonn claim that a certain form of psychopathy can lead to top professional performance, without harming others or the company. (uni-bonn.de)
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1 For the first time, a research team at Lund University in Sweden has succeeded in rejuvenating blood stem cells with established reduced function in aging mice. The study is published in Nature Communications. (lunduniversity.lu.se)
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381 A multiple sclerosis treatment being tested in patients can stop the disease for at least five years, say doctors. The risky therapy involves wiping out the person's immune system with strong cancer drugs and then rebooting it with a stem cell transplant. JAMA Neurology - Imperial College London (bbc.com)
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97 Fish scales inspire ceramic-plated protective gloves that are puncture-resistant yet flexible (ceramics.org)
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28 Accretion of Phobos and Deimos in an extended debris disc stirred by transient moons (nature.com)
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3392 Science AMA Series: We are Jimmy O’Dea and Josh Goldman, here to talk about self-driving cars and what the science says about their potential impacts on our economy and environment. AUA! (self.science)
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2297 Science AMA Series: I’m Sijbren Otto, professor of Systems Chemistry. Today we would like to talk with you about complex mixtures at the interface between chemistry and biology and how far we have progressed towards making life in a test tube! AMA! (self.science)
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109 A major genetic study has identified 14 new childhood developmental disorders. Scientists sequenced the genes of thousands of children from across the UK and Ireland with rare, undiagnosed conditions. The research, in the journal Nature, was co-ordinated by the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute. (bbc.com)
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97 Overeating and consumer waste leads to loss of one fifth of world's food. (abc.net.au)
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18 Measurements of translation initiation from all 64 codons in E. coli (academic.oup.com)
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1665 Evidence in sedimentary rocks in Colorado suggest that the solar system was "chaotic." (news.wisc.edu)
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738 Superconductivity Found in Chiral Tungsten Disulphide Nanotubes (azonano.com)
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34 Differences in Orgasm Frequency Among Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Heterosexual Men and Women in a U.S. National Sample. (ncbi.nlm.nih.gov)
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96 Physicist proposes an experiment that could provide the strongest evidence yet that the quantum state is a state of reality and not just a state of knowledge. (iopscience.iop.org)
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15 Thousands of spills at US oil and gas fracking sites - The researchers found 6,648 spills between 2005 and 2014. (bbc.com)
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252 The online world has turned into an ecosystem of bots. Oxford researchers analyze the interactions between bots that edit articles on Wikipedia. Their findings suggest that even relatively “dumb” bots may give rise to complex interactions, and this carries important implications for AI research. (journals.plos.org)
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378 Demonic Influence: The Negative Mental Health Effects of Belief in Demons. (onlinelibrary.wiley.com)
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27 Vaccine achieves 8-month protection against heterologous malaria challenge (eurekalert.org)
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90 Almost 20 per cent of the food made available to consumers is lost through over-eating or waste, a study suggests. The world population consumes around 10 per cent more food than it needs, while almost nine per cent is thrown away or left to spoil, researchers say. (sciencedirect.com)
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9 Cocaine addiction leads to build-up of iron in brain. (cam.ac.uk)
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145 A New Study Answers Old Questions about LSD—the subjective effects of LSD are fully blocked by a 5-HT2A receptor antagonist (ncbi.nlm.nih.gov)
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204 Study finds elevated levels of brominated flame retardants(BFRs) in the blood samples of indoor household cats. BFRs are chemicals that are added to a wide variety of products like textiles, furniture, and electronic equipment, to make them less flammable. (su.se)
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25 Poaching empties central african wilderness of forest elephants. Research reports an 80% reduction in population over a decade (phys.org)
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57 Brain-computer interface advance allows accurate typing at 8wpm by people with paralysis (dx.doi.org)
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6 Composite Sickles and Cereal Harvesting Methods at 23,000-Years-Old Ohalo II, Israel (journals.plos.org)
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118 A study from a team of US researchers suggests that a combination of genital stimulation, deep kissing and oral sex is the “golden trio” for women when it comes to increasing their likelihood of reaching orgasm with a sexual partner. (theguardian.com)
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172 Newly discovered rock art radiocarbon dated to 38,000 years old. The images were made up of individual dots, just as the pictures on a monitor are made up of individual pixels, and similar to pointillism, the painting technique made popular by Georges Seurat and Vincent Van Gogh. (independent.co.uk)
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21 As Arctic warms, Canada's glaciers playing major role in sea level rise (cbc.ca)
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52 New metamaterial is proved to be the world’s first to achieve the performance predicted by theoretical bounds (technothirst.com)
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75 The first study to test people’s personalities in adolescence and again in old age shows that compared to their younger selves, most people’s personalities in older adulthood are barely recognizable. (huffingtonpost.com)
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123 Researchers develop 3D images in liquid display with the help of laser-generated bubbles (waxra.com)
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19 Researchers has proposed the addition of six new particles to the standard model to explain five enduring problems: What exactly is dark matter, what caused inflation to come about, why is a neutrino so light, and why is there more matter than antimatter (technothirst.com)
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47 How Showering at Night Helps You Sleep. Time your shower so you're done about an hour and a half before you want to hit the sack, Several studies have shown that warming your body by taking a bath can help induce sleep when there’s enough time to cool off afterward. (time.com)
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73 Antimicrobial substances identified in Komodo dragon blood - The discovery could lead to the development of new drugs capable of combating bacteria that have become resistant to antibiotics (acs.org)
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107 Asthma drugs could prevent deadly form of pneumonia, research suggests - early administration of the two asthma drugs, Accolate and Singulair, could prevent the infection of the alveolar cells by the influenza virus to prevent influenza pneumonia which kills 40% of patients. (newsroom.uvahealth.com)
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17 Pediatric neurosurgeons develop a risk scoring system intended to help determine whether a child with mild traumatic brain injury and an abnormal CT scan can be monitored safely in a general hospital ward or requires the increased surveillance of an intensive care unit (ICU). (source.wustl.edu)
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43 Scientists have identified another chimpanzee with trisomy 22, a Down syndrome-like chromosomal disorder. It's the second case of chimpanzee Down syndrome known to science. (springer.com)
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65 Study suggests emotional gain is the greatest motive for filing a false accusation of rape (link.springer.com)
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78 Tears Falling on Goosebumps: Co-occurrence of Emotional Lacrimation and Emotional Piloerection Indicates a Psychophysiological Climax in Emotional Arousal (journal.frontiersin.org)
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11 We thought New Zealand was an island nation. Scientists say it’s the tip of a ‘hidden continent.’ (washingtonpost.com)
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27 400 million-year-old jawed worm in museum turns out to be new species. (bris.ac.uk)
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60 For the first time, somebody has found trilobite eggs. The exoskeletons are replaced with pyrite, elliptical in shape and nearly 200 micrometers long. (geosociety.org)
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60 The body does not absorb genetic material from our food (food.dtu.dk)
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6 Study finds link between vivid thoughts of death and authenticity (psypost.org)
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24 My team has developed cost-effective, personalized, 3D-printed liver model for preoperative planning before complex laparoscopic procedures (link.springer.com)
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46 Researchers develop nanoparticles that help convert CO2 into methane using only UV light as an energy source. The team now hopes to develop a version that would run on natural sunlight, a potential boon to alternative energy. (today.duke.edu)
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41 Cocaine addiction leads to accumulation of iron in the brain (researchgate.net)
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5 The "Tully Monster" is not a vertebrate: new study criticizes identification of purported vertebrate traits (upi.com)
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19 Study on fish affected by the Deepwater Horizon spill identifies a compound released from oil as a key factor in disrupting heart function. This compound is common in urban air pollution, suggesting it may be a major worldwide cause of vertebrate cardiac dysfunction. (nature.com)
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43 Consuming flavonoid-rich foods such as wild blueberries can have a significant positive effect on young people’s mood (dx.doi.org)
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37 NASA's Fermi Finds Possible Dark Matter Ties in Andromeda Galaxy (nasa.gov)
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4 New resource for optical chips - Researchers show that silicon can reproduce physical phenomena exploited by high-end telecommunications devices (news.mit.edu)
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19 Radiocarbon dating and DNA show ancient Puebloan leadership went through the maternal line for 300+ years (news.psu.edu)
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31 Wastewater from oil and gas operations—including fracking for shale gas—at a West Virginia site altered microbes downstream. Findings point to the need to understand the impacts on microbial ecosystems from accidental releases or improper treatment of fracking-related wastewater. (news.rutgers.edu)
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32 Biologists propose to sequence the DNA of all life on Earth | Science (sciencemag.org)
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4 Melting glaciers around Mount Everest may be forming killer lakes (sciencemag.org)
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6 The Tully Monster might not be a vertebrate after all. A new study analyzes and criticizes the identification of supposed vertebrate traits in this enigmatic fossil by researchers last year. (upi.com)
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30 Herpes virus may be a trigger for autism - A new study links active type 2 herpes infection in early pregnancy with a doubled risk of autism in male children. (sciencemag.org)
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21 Intelligence test shows bees can learn to solve tasks from other bees (pbs.org)
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3 Age-associated molecular changes are deleterious and may modulate life span through diet (advances.sciencemag.org)
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25 Cocaine addiction leads to buildups of Iron in the brain. (gizmodo.com)
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18 Eco-Friendly Superwetting Material Effectively Separates Oil and Water Mixtures (azocleantech.com)
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1 Persistently active neurons in human medial frontal and medial temporal lobe support working memory (nature.com)
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21 Small spikes in the temperature of the ocean, rather than the air, likely drove the rapid disintegration cycles of the expansive ice sheet that once covered much of North America. The findings add to mounting evidence that climate change could bring higher seas than most models predict. (ns.umich.edu)
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12 Pitt Bioinformatics Study Provides Clues to Relationship between Schizophrenia and Rheumatoid Arthritis (upmc.com)
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15 AI as gardener: prospects for deep-learning systems to sustain the autonomy of nonhuman ecological processes (anthropocenemagazine.org)
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8 Researchers Discover the Atomistic Mechanism for Melting and Freezing Phase-Transitions (azonano.com)
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15 Arctic 'doomsday' seed vault receives 50,000 new deposits (yahoo.com)
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