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2021
November
29,
2021
| 08:30 AM America/New_York
The opportunity to make a small charitable donation on a store owner’s nickel may be just the encouragement shoppers need to forgo toting their goods home in a single-use plastic bag, new research suggests. ...
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November
22,
2021
| 07:20 AM America/New_York
When it comes to your health, being willing to give social support to your spouse, friends and family may be just as important as receiving assistance, a new study suggests. ...
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November
16,
2021
| 11:01 AM America/New_York
The most common pharmaceuticals on the market are made by chaining together rings of molecules to create the drugs that treat conditions including pain, depression and leukemia. But creating those rings and forming them in a way that is tailored to e...
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November
15,
2021
| 09:49 AM America/New_York
Efforts to protect threatened and endangered species in central Africa might be more successful if they focused on a smaller geographic area, new research suggests. ...
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November
10,
2021
| 09:00 AM America/New_York
Volunteer citizen scientists parsing data from a network of telescopes around the world this year identified 10,000 new variable stars in the Milky Way, according to a recent paper. ...
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November
09,
2021
| 08:55 AM America/New_York
New research suggests there may someday be a role for ibuprofen in providing older adults with lasting immunity against RSV, a virus commonly associated with infants and young kids that also rivals the flu as a dangerous wintertime infection for the ...
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November
02,
2021
| 08:00 AM America/New_York
Fan’s work reached an important milestone recently when Akron-based Babcock & Wilcox licensed a chemical looping process and oxygen carrier particle used for decarbonization and the production of hydrogen, steam and/or syngas. ...
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November
01,
2021
| 08:44 AM America/New_York
A new study provides a novel way of showing that medical research does indeed save lives, starting in the local communities where it is produced. ...
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October
26,
2021
| 14:14 PM America/New_York
Exposure to the heavy metal cadmium is known to irritate the stomach and lungs or cause kidney disease, but new research links another health issue to inadvertently ingesting low doses of the pollutant: high activation of the antibodies that cause an...
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October
20,
2021
| 10:51 AM America/New_York
For decades, scientists have wondered how large molecules such as proteins pass through cell walls, also known as plasma membranes, without leaving a trace. That ability is part of what makes certain drugs ­­­­– including some cancer treatments and t...
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October
12,
2021
| 06:45 AM America/New_York
Lung cancer patients whose symptoms of depression got worse after diagnosis died significantly earlier than those whose symptoms stayed the same or improved, a new study shows. ...
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October
08,
2021
| 13:10 PM America/New_York
The Ohio State University will be the lead partner on a new five-year, multimillion-dollar pilot watershed project in northwestern Ohio designed to demonstrate that agricultural conservation practices—if used on 70% of the farmland in a watershed, an...
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October
07,
2021
| 00:01 AM America/New_York
The medication naloxone is so effective at saving the lives of opioid overdose victims that some people worry that it might make drug users think heroin and related drugs are no longer risky. But a new study suggests that is not the case. ...
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September
22,
2021
| 10:00 AM America/New_York
Engineering researchers have developed a method to use signals broadcast by Starlink internet service satellites to accurately locate a position here on Earth, much like GPS does. It is the first time the Starlink system has been harnessed by researc...
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September
21,
2021
| 05:00 AM America/New_York
Researchers have found a way to make what is called reservoir computing work between 33 and a million times faster, with significantly fewer computing resources and less data input needed. ...
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September
14,
2021
| 14:01 PM America/New_York
A family of proteins best known for their role in diminishing HIV infectivity may have the goods to outwit other emerging and re-emerging viruses, scientists have found. ...
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September
09,
2021
| 14:49 PM America/New_York
Scientists have found a new chemical process to turn a stinky, toxic gas into a clean-burning fuel. ...
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September
08,
2021
| 13:41 PM America/New_York
Student loan debt affected people’s ability to pay their bills and meet their basic needs during the Great Recession – and the burden of that debt was disproportionately placed on Black and Latino families, a new study has found. ...
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September
07,
2021
| 08:07 AM America/New_York
New research suggests that emergency management officials often do not have the numeracy skills needed to make the best decisions based on data they receive about which residents to evacuate during a hurricane and when to make the decision. ...
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September
06,
2021
| 15:00 PM America/New_York
Fact-checking works to reduce false beliefs across the globe, according to a new study conducted in four countries. ...
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September
02,
2021
| 08:11 AM America/New_York
A new platform housing data from over 100 apple varieties could shave years off of the breeding process and enable data-driven assessments of how to boost the health benefits of America’s favorite fruit. ...
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August
31,
2021
| 06:37 AM America/New_York
Scientists are less likely to adopt important new ideas in biomedicine introduced by women researchers, a new study has found. ...
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August
26,
2021
| 14:06 PM America/New_York
Setting a price just below a round number ($39.99 instead of $40) may lead consumers into thinking a product is less expensive than it really is – but it can sometimes backfire on sellers, a new study shows. ...
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August
24,
2021
| 08:37 AM America/New_York
People who are HIV positive and living in high tuberculosis-transmission regions of the world are much more likely to finish a TB-prevention regimen lasting just three months – half as long as the standard treatment, a large clinical trial in Africa ...
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August
23,
2021
| 07:53 AM America/New_York
Feeling like leisure is wasteful and unproductive may lead to less happiness and higher levels of stress and depression, new research suggests. ...
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August
18,
2021
| 08:19 AM America/New_York
A new study comparing adolescent suicide rates with the availability of mental health services has found that more resources may contribute to fewer suicides, but don’t appear to have any role in reducing suicides involving firearms. ...
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August
12,
2021
| 08:06 AM America/New_York
Researchers are revisiting an age-old question in baseball: Do batters actually keep their eye on the ball? ...
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August
11,
2021
| 07:51 AM America/New_York
A simple addition to injected COVID-19 vaccines could enhance their effectiveness and provide “border protection” immunity in areas like the nose and mouth to supplement antibodies in the bloodstream, new research suggests. ...
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August
03,
2021
| 11:06 AM America/New_York
A different kind of design for absorbing vibrations could help better soundproof walls and make vehicles more streamlined, a new study shows. ...
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August
02,
2021
| 08:50 AM America/New_York
A common farm weed could make a “greener” jet fuel with fewer production-related environmental impacts than other biofuels, a new study indicates. ...
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