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2024
February
19,
2024
| 08:49 AM America/New_York
Until recently, Orthacanthus gracilis could have been considered the “John Smith” of prehistoric shark names, given how common it was.
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February
17,
2024
| 16:31 PM America/New_York
Armed with a catalog of hundreds of thousands of DNA and RNA virus species in the world’s oceans, scientists are now zeroing in on the viruses most likely to combat climate change by helping trap carbon dioxide in seawater or, using similar technique...
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February
13,
2024
| 07:37 AM America/New_York
A new study examines the circumstances behind who is found at fault when cars hit pedestrians in an urban area.
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February
08,
2024
| 14:00 PM America/New_York
People with aphasia have more trouble coming up with words they want to use when they’re prompted by images and words that carry negative emotional meaning, new research suggests.
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February
07,
2024
| 10:57 AM America/New_York
After serving decades in prison, Rwandans convicted of crimes of genocide returned to their communities articulating a “narrative of redemption,” saying they were good people, despite their past crimes....
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February
05,
2024
| 15:00 PM America/New_York
White Americans are more likely than Black and Hispanic people in the United States to experience “deaths of despair” even though they are less likely to suffer from severe psychological distress, a new study finds....
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January
19,
2024
| 06:59 AM America/New_York
If you tell your children that education is the key to success in life, you may have something in common with Chinese parents from the 7th to 9th centuries.
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January
12,
2024
| 10:00 AM America/New_York
Lifestyle and genetics, and a range of other factors within and outside our control, are known to contribute to development of metabolic syndrome, a cluster of conditions that add up to increased risk for serious health problems. ...
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2023
December
19,
2023
| 08:01 AM America/New_York
New technology has allowed scientists to see how a major sporting event can disrupt public transportation in an entire city for hours before and after the event.
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December
15,
2023
| 12:35 PM America/New_York
As efforts to transition away from fossil fuels strengthen the hunt for new sources of low-carbon energy, scientists have developed a deep learning model to scan the Earth for surface expressions of subsurface reservoirs of naturally occurring free h...
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November
28,
2023
| 10:49 AM America/New_York
The slash-and-burn agriculture practiced by many Indigenous societies across the world can actually have a positive impact on forests, according to a new study done in Belize.
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November
12,
2023
| 13:43 PM America/New_York
A surprising thing happened when researchers began exploring whether early-life stress compounds the effects of a childhood head injury on health and behavior later in life: In an animal study, stress changed the activation level of many more genes i...
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November
12,
2023
| 13:14 PM America/New_York
Hormonal contraceptives taken by adolescents may influence development of the brain in a way that alters the recognition of risks, a new study in rats suggests.
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October
25,
2023
| 07:06 AM America/New_York
A new study provides evidence that pigeons tackle some problems just as artificial intelligence would – allowing them to solve difficult tasks that would vex humans.
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October
18,
2023
| 16:30 PM America/New_York
As Israel pursues its response to the Hamas attack, the Israeli government would be well advised to remember the past two decades of often indecisive warfare conducted by both the United States and Israel against insurgent and terrorist groups, accor...
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October
18,
2023
| 10:00 AM America/New_York
Scientists have breathed new life into the study of a protein with an outsized link to human cancers because of its dangerous mutations, using advanced research techniques to detect its hidden regions....
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October
16,
2023
| 15:01 PM America/New_York
In the world of threatened and endangered species conservation, the genomic revolution has raised some complicated questions: How can scientists justify assessing species genetic diversity without consulting entire genomes now that they can be sequen...
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October
13,
2023
| 09:08 AM America/New_York
In a new breakthrough, researchers have used a novel technique to confirm a previously undetected physics phenomenon that could be used to improve data storage in the next generation of computer devices. ...
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September
29,
2023
| 08:13 AM America/New_York
The organisms that cause visceral leishmaniasis, a potentially deadly version of the parasitic disease that most often affects the skin to cause disfiguring disease, appear to have a secret weapon, new research suggests: They can infect non-immune ce...
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September
28,
2023
| 08:08 AM America/New_York
In lonely people, the boundary between real friends and favorite fictional characters gets blurred in the part of the brain that is active when thinking about others, a new study found.
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September
25,
2023
| 08:11 AM America/New_York
In this era of extreme partisanship, the people who express the most negativity in their political choices are those we may least expect: independents.
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September
11,
2023
| 08:09 AM America/New_York
Using artificial intelligence applications to help craft a message to a friend is not a good idea – at least if your friend finds out about the use of AI, a new study suggests.
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August
31,
2023
| 14:27 PM America/New_York
Scientists have established the effectiveness of vaccines they developed to prevent the disfiguring skin disease leishmaniasis in animal studies, and Phase 1 human trial planning is in motion for the most promising candidate....
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August
22,
2023
| 07:26 AM America/New_York
Train elementary school students how to be creative and you can help increase their resilience in the face of real-life problems, new research suggests.
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August
15,
2023
| 10:56 AM America/New_York
In a new study, researchers have taken an important step toward understanding how exploding stars can help reveal how neutrinos, mysterious subatomic particles, secretly interact with themselves.
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August
14,
2023
| 12:37 PM America/New_York
There's a long history of secrets at Area 51.  But none of those secrets have anything to do with space aliens,  an Ohio State expert says.
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August
03,
2023
| 07:07 AM America/New_York
A first-of-its-kind study examined 2.2 million news stories shared on Facebook and found that publishers create two very different news environments.  These distinct ecosystems involve low-credibility publishers – those that publish what is sometimes...
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July
21,
2023
| 15:02 PM America/New_York
As global temperatures rise, fires are also spreading farther north and into the Arctic.  New research on the exceptional Arctic fire seasons of 2019 and 2020 points to fires moving into the ground as well. These underground fires are known as “zombi...
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July
19,
2023
| 11:29 AM America/New_York
Immune system changes in the pregnant body that protect the fetus appear to extend to the brain, where a decrease in immune cells late in gestation may factor into the onset of maternal behavior, new research in rats suggests....
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July
17,
2023
| 08:10 AM America/New_York
In a new study, researchers have found that the restoration efforts of the critically endangered species elkhorn coral depend largely on the animal’s location, microbiome, and the right conditions to provide an abundance of food.  ...
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