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2020
November
23,
2020
| 15:11 PM America/New_York
Water beneath glaciers in Antarctica and Greenland is flowing into nearby oceans, carrying elements that might affect the way life grows and flourishes, new research has found. ...
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November
18,
2020
| 07:31 AM America/New_York
City living appears to improve reproductive success for migratory tree swallows compared to breeding in more environmentally protected areas, a new five-year study suggests. But urban life comes with a big trade-off – health hazards linked to poorer ...
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November
12,
2020
| 08:29 AM America/New_York
A glacier that had held an Alaskan slope in place for centuries is melting, releasing the soil beneath in what can be described as a slow-motion landslide, researchers say. But there’s also the possibility of a real landslide that could cause a devas...
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November
11,
2020
| 05:09 AM America/New_York
Service requests to city non-emergency telephone lines can help identify “hotspots” for opioid use and overdoses, a study in Columbus found. ...
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November
09,
2020
| 08:17 AM America/New_York
African Americans who attend Historically Black Colleges or Universities (HBCUs) may be at lower risk for health problems later in adulthood compared to African Americans who attend predominantly white institutions, a new study suggests. ...
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October
22,
2020
| 10:34 AM America/New_York
Humans are born with a part of the brain that is prewired to be receptive to seeing words and letters, setting the stage at birth for people to learn how to read, a new study suggests. ...
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October
20,
2020
| 07:54 AM America/New_York
A blend of racial prejudice, poor coping and partisan media viewing were found in Americans who stigmatized people of Asian descent during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new study. ...
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October
19,
2020
| 10:23 AM America/New_York
Scientists at The Ohio State University have developed a new lab testing procedure for the detection of antibodies against SARS-CoV-2 that gives results more quickly than existing assays and specifically identifies so-called “neutralizing” antibodies...
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October
07,
2020
| 07:08 AM America/New_York
COLUMBUS, Ohio – It’s good to have friends and family to back you up when you need it – but it’s even better if your supporters are close with each other too, a new set of studies suggests. ...
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October
01,
2020
| 08:11 AM America/New_York
We hear sounds in part because tiny filaments inside our inner ears help convert voices, music and noises into electrical signals that are sent to our brains for processing. Now, scientists have mapped and simulated those filaments at the atomic leve...
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September
22,
2020
| 07:13 AM America/New_York
The disruptive inventions that make people go “Wow!” tend to come from research in the heart of cities and not in the suburbs, a new study suggests. ...
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September
15,
2020
| 11:54 AM America/New_York
Laser pointers used to exercise pets may seem like safe and simple low-powered devices, but an Ohio teen learned the hard way that staring at the narrow beam can cause permanent eye damage. ...
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September
10,
2020
| 13:50 PM America/New_York
Almost seven in 10 Americans would be interested in receiving a COVID-19 vaccine when one becomes available, according to a new study. But researchers say there are concerning gaps in interest, particularly among Black Americans, who suffer dispropor...
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September
02,
2020
| 14:19 PM America/New_York
A bioengineering technique to boost production of specific proteins could be the basis of an effective vaccine against the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19, new research suggests. ...
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August
21,
2020
| 10:48 AM America/New_York
An upcoming NASA mission could find that there are more rogue planets – planets that float in space without orbiting a sun – than there are stars in the Milky Way, a new study theorizes. ...
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August
17,
2020
| 12:52 PM America/New_York
Investors who put their money in hedge funds may find that the fees are much higher than expected, a new study suggests. ...
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July
21,
2020
| 09:42 AM America/New_York
Infusing prepared foods with an edible coating that contains green tea extract may lower consumers’ chances of catching the highly contagious norovirus by eating contaminated food, new research suggests. ...
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July
16,
2020
| 09:27 AM America/New_York
Requirements for consumers to wear masks at public places like retail stores and restaurants are very similar to smoking bans, according to three university experts. Writing in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, the professors say mask requ...
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June
24,
2020
| 14:00 PM America/New_York
The rapid politicization of the COVID-19 pandemic can be seen in messages members of the U.S. Congress sent about the issue on the social media site Twitter, a new analysis found. ...
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June
01,
2020
| 11:15 AM America/New_York
The halo that surrounds our own Milky Way galaxy is much hotter than scientists once believed – and it may not be unique among galaxies. The new findings were presented at a meeting of the American Astronomical Society, held online June 1 to 3 bec...
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May
18,
2020
| 11:06 AM America/New_York
New research suggests mindfulness training may help multiple sclerosis patients in two very different ways: regulating negative emotions and improving processing speed. ...
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March
04,
2020
| 06:00 AM America/New_York
Young children from low-income homes whose mothers reported frequent use of toxic chemicals such as household cleaners were more likely to show delays in language development by age 2, a new study found. ...
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January
06,
2020
| 11:01 AM America/New_York
Researchers have developed a way to prop up a struggling immune system to enable its fight against sepsis, a deadly condition resulting from the body’s extreme reaction to infection. ...
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January
02,
2020
| 14:01 PM America/New_York
A research team has developed an open-source data-management system that the scientists hope will solve all of those problems. The researchers outlined their system today in the journal PLOS ONE. ...
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2019
December
16,
2019
| 11:04 AM America/New_York
Any economic and conservation benefits associated with time-of-use electricity billing could be achieved at the expense of some of the most vulnerable citizens in our society: people with disabilities and the elderly, new research suggests. ...
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December
11,
2019
| 11:20 AM America/New_York
Scientists have released satellite images that, for the first time, show how fast Greenland’s glaciers are retreating. The images, presentated at the annual meeting of the American Geophysical Union, s show a sharp increase in retreat beginning aroun...
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November
21,
2019
| 06:00 AM America/New_York
The world’s love for chocolate has helped decimate protected forests in western Africa as some residents have turned protected areas into illegal cocoa farms and hunting grounds. ...
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November
06,
2019
| 11:01 AM America/New_York
Americans are using more out-of-network care and paying more out of pocket for behavioral health care than for treatment of other conditions, despite efforts to increase coverage and access to mental health services, according to new research. ...
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October
31,
2019
| 14:00 PM America/New_York
New research shows that astrophysicists' search for black holes might have been missing an entire class of black holes that they didn’t know existed. In a study published today in the journal Science, astronomers offer a new way to search for black h...
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October
21,
2019
| 13:43 PM America/New_York
Chronic stress during pregnancy triggers an immune response in the brain that has potential to alter brain functions in ways that could contribute to postpartum depression, new research in animals suggests. ...
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