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2021
July
20,
2021
| 08:00 AM America/New_York
An international group of researchers representing thousands of coral scientists across the globe is calling for new commitments and actions by the world’s policymakers to protect and restore coral reefs. In a paper presented today at the Internation...
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July
19,
2021
| 07:25 AM America/New_York
Long before COVID-19, low-income people had few options for buying healthy, fresh food. New research showed that pandemic only made the situation worse. ...
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July
16,
2021
| 07:49 AM America/New_York
Although some people may yearn for sports to be free of political or racial divisiveness, a new study shows how impossible that dream may be. ...
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July
12,
2021
| 12:05 PM America/New_York
As typical social and academic interaction screeched to a halt last year, many young people began experiencing declines in mental health, a problem that appeared to be worse for those whose connections to family and friends weren’t as tight, a new st...
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July
07,
2021
| 07:32 AM America/New_York
Female vampire bats establish an egalitarian community within a roost rather than a society based on a clear hierarchy of dominance that is often seen in animal groups, a new study suggests. ...
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June
28,
2021
| 14:06 PM America/New_York
Mountaintop glacier ice in the tropics of all four hemispheres covers significantly less area -- in one case as much as 93% less -- than it did just 50 years ago, a new study has found. ...
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June
25,
2021
| 07:02 AM America/New_York
Although the United States is the only wealthy nation that doesn’t guarantee paid leave to mothers or fathers after the arrival of a new child, Americans endorse providing paid time off for parents nearly as much as people from other countries. ...
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June
24,
2021
| 07:19 AM America/New_York
A new study is the first to calculate exactly how much shaded areas in cities help lower the temperature and reduce the “urban heat island” effect. ...
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June
15,
2021
| 07:45 AM America/New_York
Adults who skip breakfast are likely to miss out on key nutrients that are most abundant in the foods that make up morning meals, a new study 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
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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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
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
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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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
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
19,
2021
| 15:14 PM America/New_York
Like wine, some snake venom is more complex than others. It all depends on the meal it is paired with. New research can tell us why. The study shows that evolutionary diversity among prey – say, a combination of mice, turtles and fish – has been the ...
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April
19,
2021
| 11:03 AM America/New_York
Researchers have developed a new tool that can design much more complex DNA robots and nanodevices than were ever possible before in a fraction of the time. ...
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April
13,
2021
| 11:17 AM America/New_York
A study done in rooms where COVID-19 patients were isolated shows that the virus’s RNA – part of the genetic material inside a virus – can persist up to a month in dust. ...
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April
08,
2021
| 10:07 AM America/New_York
Findings showed that people tended to choose snacks they spent more time looking at, sometimes even over snacks that they rated more highly. ...
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April
07,
2021
| 07:04 AM America/New_York
Researchers have found a way to use chaos to help develop digital fingerprints for electronic devices that may be unique enough to foil even the most sophisticated hackers. ...
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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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