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2021
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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July
29,
2021
| 07:58 AM America/New_York
Converting vacant urban lots into greenspaces can reduce blight and improve neighborhoods, and new research shows that certain types of such post-industrial reclamation efforts offer the added bonus of benefiting bees. ...
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July
21,
2021
| 14:44 PM America/New_York
Exoskeletons – wearable devices used by workers on assembly lines or in warehouses to alleviate stress on their lower backs – may compete with valuable resources in the brain while people work, canceling out the physical benefits of wearing them, a n...
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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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