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2021
March
31,
2021
| 08:00 AM America/New_York
Bangladesh’s floating gardens, built to grow food during flood seasons, could offer a sustainable solution for parts of the world prone to flooding because of climate change, a new study has found. ...
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March
25,
2021
| 07:49 AM America/New_York
A new study reveals the earliest evidence of distinctively Black first names in the United States, finding them arising in the early 1700s and then becoming increasingly common in the late 1700s and early 1800s. ...
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March
22,
2021
| 08:11 AM America/New_York
New research identifies personality traits that have been associated with positive and negative experiences on psychedelics in previous studies, information that could help predict how future clinical trial participants will respond to the drugs. ...
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March
17,
2021
| 08:58 AM America/New_York
Electricity may slow – and in some cases, stop – the speed at which breast cancer cells spread through the body, a new study indicates. ...
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March
16,
2021
| 09:03 AM America/New_York
The link between psychological stress and physical health problems generally relates to a stress-induced immune response gone wild, with inflammation then causing damage to other systems in the body. It’s a predictable cascade – except in pregnancy, ...
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March
15,
2021
| 12:48 PM America/New_York
If you count yourself among those who lose themselves in the lives of fictional characters, scientists now have a better idea of how that happens. ...
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March
11,
2021
| 12:43 PM America/New_York
Overweight low-income mothers of young kids ate fewer fast-food meals and high-fat snacks after participating in a study – not because researchers told them what not to eat, but because the lifestyle intervention being evaluated helped lower the moms...
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March
08,
2021
| 07:32 AM America/New_York
Multinational companies headquartered in countries with tougher environmental policies tend to locate their polluting factories in countries with more lax regulations, a new study finds. ...
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March
03,
2021
| 08:11 AM America/New_York
Our bodies couldn’t survive without regulation, called homeostasis. And when the systems break down, the results can cause illness or, sometimes, death. In presentations at the American Association for the Advancement of Science’s annual meeting, res...
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March
02,
2021
| 07:42 AM America/New_York
Black players in the NBA have 30% greater odds of leaving the league in any given season than white players who have equivalent performance on the court, a new study finds. ...
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February
22,
2021
| 14:48 PM America/New_York
If depression is making it more difficult for some unemployed people to land a job, one type of therapy may help, research suggests. ...
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February
22,
2021
| 11:14 AM America/New_York
Fool the novel coronavirus once and it can’t cause infection of cells, new research suggests. ...
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February
04,
2021
| 15:09 PM America/New_York
Considering the greater good by social distancing during a pandemic turns out to have an attractive personal benefit: A new study has found that staying away from others also reduces an individual person’s chances of contracting COVID-19. ...
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February
02,
2021
| 07:42 AM America/New_York
People who start adulthood with a body mass index (BMI) in the normal range and move later in life to being overweight – but never obese – tend to live the longest, a new study suggests. ...
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February
01,
2021
| 11:02 AM America/New_York
A new deep-learning model that can predict how human genes and medicines will interact has identified at least 10 compounds that may hold promise as treatments for COVID-19. ...
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January
26,
2021
| 12:03 PM America/New_York
Scientists have proposed that using a cheap and simple product – hard candy – to screen for the loss of taste and smell in populations at risk for COVID-19 exposure may help detect probable positive cases in otherwise asymptomatic people. ...
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January
26,
2021
| 08:34 AM America/New_York
A longstanding project designed to study dark energy throughout the cosmos has released a second data set showing 300 million objects throughout space, one of the largest data releases of its kind. Combined with an initial release, the survey has now...
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January
15,
2021
| 09:57 AM America/New_York
A relatively new type of investment fund is luring unsophisticated investors into buying a certain type of stock when values are at their highest, resulting in losses almost immediately, a new study has found. ...
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January
12,
2021
| 06:30 AM America/New_York
An unfortunate truth about the use of mechanical ventilation to save the lives of patients in respiratory distress is that the pressure used to inflate the lungs is likely to cause further lung damage. ...
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January
08,
2021
| 08:49 AM America/New_York
Scientists have figured out a cheaper, more efficient way to conduct a chemical reaction at the heart of many biological processes, which may lead to better ways to create biofuels from plants. ...
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January
04,
2021
| 11:10 AM America/New_York
Scientists have developed a machine-learning method that crunches massive amounts of data to help determine which existing medications could improve outcomes in diseases for which they are not prescribed. ...
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2020
December
21,
2020
| 12:27 PM America/New_York
Stay tuned for the results of Ohio State’s third-annual “Coolest Science Story of the Year” competition.  ...
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December
17,
2020
| 07:22 AM America/New_York
People may cheer the demise of evil villains in fiction, but the deaths we most remember are the meaningful and sad endings of the characters we loved, research suggests. ...
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December
14,
2020
| 10:24 AM America/New_York
Telling a distressed friend or family member something as simple as “I understand why you feel that way” can go a long way toward helping loved ones feel better, new research suggests. ...
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December
02,
2020
| 16:42 PM America/New_York
In children with autism, repetitive behaviors and gastrointestinal problems may be connected, new research has found. ...
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December
01,
2020
| 11:08 AM America/New_York
Widespread forest management and protections against deforestation can help mitigate climate change – but will come with a steep cost if deployed as broadly as policymakers have discussed, new research suggests. ...
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November
23,
2020
| 09:40 AM America/New_York
An international consortium of scientists has created the first-ever common framework for increasing comparability of research findings on coral bleaching. ...
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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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