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2021
June
22,
2021
| 08:15 AM America/New_York
Scientists are pursuing a new strategy in the protracted fight against the SARS-CoV-2 virus by engineering nanobodies that can neutralize virus variants in two different ways. ...
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June
21,
2021
| 07:50 AM America/New_York
Instagram users who detect self-promotion or corporate marketing in a post embracing the body positivity movement may be turned off by that dual messaging, new research suggests. ...
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June
08,
2021
| 12:14 PM America/New_York
Astronomers have taken a big step forward in understanding the dark and violent places where stars are born. ...
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June
07,
2021
| 11:01 AM America/New_York
Researchers have discovered a new electronic property at the frontier between the thermal and quantum sciences in a specially engineered metal alloy – and in the process identified a promising material for future devices that could turn heat on and o...
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June
04,
2021
| 08:24 AM America/New_York
New research suggests that African American families living in public housing are a “hidden population” when it comes to national suicide prevention efforts. ...
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June
02,
2021
| 14:00 PM America/New_York
Conservatives are less able to distinguish political truths from falsehoods than liberals, mainly because of a glut of right-leaning misinformation, a new national study conducted over six months shows. ...
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May
28,
2021
| 08:04 AM America/New_York
If you’ve watched a slasher movie, you’ve probably been exposed to the final girl trope – a closing scene of a white, suburban teenage girl who triumphed over a threatening monster and lived to tell the tale. ...
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May
27,
2021
| 14:03 PM America/New_York
An estimated one in seven Ohio women of adult, reproductive age has visited a crisis pregnancy center, a new study has found. ...
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May
26,
2021
| 10:38 AM America/New_York
Thermoelectric power generators that make electrical power from waste heat would be a useful tool to reduce greenhouse gas emissions if it weren’t for a most vexing problem: the need to make electrical contacts to their hot side, which is often just ...
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May
26,
2021
| 07:12 AM America/New_York
Time not only flies when you’re having fun – sometimes anticipating a fun event makes it feel like it will be over as soon as it begins, a new study suggests. ...
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May
25,
2021
| 07:11 AM America/New_York
A comprehensive analysis of 437 studies from around the world provides the best evidence to date that narcissism is an important risk factor for both aggression and violence, researchers said. ...
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May
20,
2021
| 08:00 AM America/New_York
Researchers have identified and completed the genetic analysis of a newly discovered coronavirus – one that has evolved from a coronavirus that afflicts dogs to infect humans and may contribute to respiratory symptoms. ...
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May
19,
2021
| 11:14 AM America/New_York
Though obesity in midlife is linked to an increased risk for Alzheimer’s disease, new research suggests that a high body mass index later in life doesn’t necessarily translate to greater chances of developing the brain disease. ...
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May
18,
2021
| 09:54 AM America/New_York
Researchers found that a virtual preschool program was feasible to operate, was popular with teachers and parents, and had at least modest success in helping the children learn literacy skills, early math skills and emotion understanding. ...
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May
17,
2021
| 11:00 AM America/New_York
New research provides the best evidence to date into the timing of how our early Milky Way came together, including the merger with a key satellite galaxy. ...
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May
13,
2021
| 07:45 AM America/New_York
A new study’s findings dispel the misconception that patients and providers are at high risk of catching COVID-19 at the dentist’s office. ...
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May
12,
2021
| 14:32 PM America/New_York
Neighborhoods without opioid treatment providers likely serve as a widespread barrier to care for those who are ready to seek help, a new study has found. ...
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May
12,
2021
| 07:12 AM America/New_York
Kindergartners from low-income families spent more than six hours a day in front of screens during two early months of the COVID-19 pandemic, a small Ohio study suggests. ...
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May
11,
2021
| 07:42 AM America/New_York
People are more persuaded by the actual messages contained in social media posts than they are by how many others viewed the posts, a new study suggests. ...
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May
10,
2021
| 14:20 PM America/New_York
Watching meaningful films – those that we find moving and poignant – can make us feel more prepared to deal with life’s challenges and want to be a better person, a new study found. ...
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May
10,
2021
| 08:18 AM America/New_York
The symptoms of grief people feel for a loved one facing a life-limiting illness fluctuate over time, a new study found – suggesting that individuals can adjust to their emotional pain, but also revealing factors that can make pre-loss grief more sev...
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May
06,
2021
| 09:08 AM America/New_York
Wendy Smooth’s heart was warmed when her 7-year-old daughter watched the swearing-in of Kamala Harris as vice president of the United States and came away with the idea that she could become a fashion designer – and run for president, too. ...
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May
03,
2021
| 11:04 AM America/New_York
A giant saber-toothed cat lived in North America between 5 million and 9 million years ago, weighing up to 900 pounds and hunting prey that likely weighed 1,000 to 2,000 pounds, scientists reported today in a new study. ...
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May
03,
2021
| 07:28 AM America/New_York
If you really want to understand literature, don’t start with the words on a page – start with how it affects your brain. ...
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April
29,
2021
| 09:16 AM America/New_York
Hispanic Americans have died of COVID-19 at a disproportionately high rate compared to whites because of workplace exposure to the virus, a new study suggests. ...
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April
28,
2021
| 10:17 AM America/New_York
Tiny molecules called nanobodies, which can be designed to mimic antibody structures and functions, may be the key to blocking a tick-borne bacterial infection that remains out of reach of almost all antibiotics, new research suggests. ...
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April
28,
2021
| 08:14 AM America/New_York
Anita Hopper, professor of molecular genetics at The Ohio State University, has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences (NAS). Hopper is one of 120 new members and is part of NAS’ largest-ever cohort of 59 new female members. ...
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April
27,
2021
| 08:12 AM America/New_York
A new treatment is among the first known to reduce the severity of acute respiratory distress syndrome caused by the flu in animals, according to a new study. ...
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April
22,
2021
| 10:23 AM America/New_York
In the continuing search for dark matter in our universe, scientists believe they have found a unique and powerful detector: exoplanets. ...
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April
21,
2021
| 12:51 PM America/New_York
Women at high risk of breast cancer face cost-associated barriers to care even when they have health insurance, a new study has found. ...
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