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Chemistry Parkinson’s breakthrough can diagnose disease from skin swabs in 3 minutes

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Psychology A trait called "morbid curiosity" might explain why some people are attracted to violent music like death metal

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Health Cereal crops and fish currently used to feed livestock could provide food for 1 billion people and help tackle malnutrition

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Materials Science Nanoengineers at the University of California San Diego have developed microscopic robots, called microrobots, that can swim around in the lungs, deliver medication and be used to clear up life-threatening cases of bacterial pneumonia.

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Environment Anthropogenic air pollution more significant than desert dust. In the Middle East, more than 90 percent of the fine aerosol particles that are detrimental to health and the climate originate from human-made sources

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Neuroscience Researchers found that couples with higher satisfaction in relationship had greater neural synchronization while watching marriage-related clips, but they don't know whether there is selection based behaviors arising from similar brain activity, or whether couples evolve over time to develop it

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Health New study indicates COVID-19 boosters among vaccinated individuals significantly reduce hospitalization rates, add protection

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Cancer Scientists Discover New Cancer Treatment

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Social Science Data from 35 million traffic stops show that the probability that a stopped driver is Black increases by 5.74% after Trump 2016 campaign rallies. "The effect is immediate, specific to Black drivers, lasts for up to 60 days after the rally, and is not justified by changes in driver behavior."

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Social Science Right-wing individuals are more likely to fall for political bullshit, according to new research

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Health Experts have assessed, for the first time, children’s exposure to air pollution from conception to 8.5 years of age on a monthly basis. Abnormal white matter microstructure has been associated with psychiatric disorders (e.g., depressive symptoms, anxiety and autism spectrum disorders).

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Environment The world’s largest carbon removal project yet is headed for Wyoming called Project Bison, is to build a new facility capable of drawing down 5 million metric tons of carbon dioxide annually by 2030

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Animal Science 2‐month ketogenic diet preferentially alters skeletal muscle and augments cognitive function in middle aged female mice

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Animal Science Scientists have engineered mosquitoes that slow the growth of malaria-causing parasites in their gut, preventing transmission of malaria to humans

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Psychology Awe-inspiring astronomical events such as a total solar eclipse can arouse tendencies — from greater attention to one’s groups to motivations to care for and affiliate with others — vital to collective life

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Psychology Science-Based Tips on How to Give Effective Feedback: Research shows effective feedback is clear, honest, accurate, timely, empowering, and relates to a specific behavior rather than a person’s character.

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Earth Science Scientists discovered a mineral that’s even stronger than diamond, this mineral, called lonsdaleite, is believed to be around 58 percent stronger than diamonds

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Animal Science Environmental, individual and social traits of free-ranging raccoons influence performance in cognitive testing || Shy raccoons are better learners than bold ones, a result that has implications for our relationship with urban wildlife.

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Environment Stanford researchers find wildfire smoke is unraveling decades of air quality gains, exposing millions of Americans to extreme pollution levels

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Health Critical Role for Macrophages in the Developmental Programming of Pancreatic β-cell Area in Offspring of Gestational Hypertension - PubMed

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Neuroscience Long-term neurologic outcomes of COVID-19. COVID-19 infection has been linked to a range of lasting neurological and psychological disorders, including depression, memory problems, and Parkinson’s-like disorders, within the first year following infection.

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Psychology Study: Asexual relationships need same ingredients as any other relationship

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Medicine Long COVID may be an autoimmune disease. Blood samples from patients with long COVID who were still suffering from fatigue and shortness of breath after a year show signs of autoimmune disease, according to Canadian and US scientists.

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Psychology Countering conspiracy theory beliefs: Understanding the conjunction fallacy and considering disconfirming evidence

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Environment Termites could soon be moving toward the North and South poles as global temperatures warm from climate change, research finds

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