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Biology Study finds SARS-COV-2 encodes a protein that turns off our viral defense genes

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Physics Experiments by a team of physicists and psychologists now support the hypothesis that the swing feeling in Jazz songs is produced when performers subtly deviate from one another in the timing of their notes

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Social Science Lower empathy partially explains why political conservatism is associated with riskier pandemic lifestyles

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Environment Widely used sewer pipe repair technology creates and emits nanoplastics into the air

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Health Low incidence of severe COVID-19 following vaccination and booster. The incidence - new cases over time - of hospitalization for COVID-19 pneumonia or death was 8.9 per 10,000 persons who had been vaccinated and boosted.

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Neuroscience The cerebellum is mostly known for its role in muscle coordination, but a new whole-brain fMRI study shows it also supports the ability to remember emotionally arousing experiences

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Psychology Unwanted celibacy is linked to hostility towards women, sexual objectification of women, and endorsing rape myths

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Biology Study: Non-Animal Teaching Methods Are as Effective as Animal Dissection, Possibly More So

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Chemistry A new chemical process can break down a variety of plastics into usable propane - a possible solution to our inability to effectively recycle many types of plastic.

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Health Dietary Protein Restriction Improves Metabolic Dysfunction in Patients with Metabolic Syndrome in a Randomized, Controlled Trial

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r/science 1h ago

Health A Bold Effort to C*ure HIV—Using Crispr — "An experiment tests whether the gene-editing technology can stop the virus from replicating, which would ultimately wipe out the infection."

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Chemistry Scientists are a step closer to their goal of developing a handheld tool similar to an alcohol Breathalyzer that can detect THC on a person’s breath after they’ve smoked marijuana

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Astronomy Astronomers find a “cataclysmic” pair of stars with the shortest orbit yet: The stars circle each other every 51 minutes, confirming a decades-old prediction

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Psychology A systematic review finds nature exposure has a significant restorative effect in children and adolescents, helping restore cognitive, social and behavioral resources.

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Economics Why some countries are leading the shift to green energy. The findings offer important lessons as many governments around the world race to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and limit the devastating impacts of climate change.

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Biology Mitochondrial DNA Is Working Its Way Into the Human Genome

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Computer Science Researchers have developed an ionic circuit comprising hundreds of ionic transistors and performed a core process of neural net computing

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Biology Artificial superstrong silkworm silk surpasses natural spider silks

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Neuroscience The largest study of its kind to look at DNA methylation in Alzheimer’s disease found that many of the changes in Alzheimer’s disease are in brain cells other than neurons, the cells that actually die as the disease progresses

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Psychology Finally, the real answer why your best ideas come during showering: research shows why a wandering mind sometimes comes up with creative solutions to a problem when a person is engaged in a "mindless" task

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r/science 18h ago

Cancer Researchers have discovered a rapid and sustainable way to synthetically produce a promising cancer-fighting compound right in the lab. The compound, designated EBC-46 and technically called tigilanol tiglate, works by promoting a localized immune response against tumors

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r/science 17h ago

Health Air pollution and forever chemicals can affect unborn babies and their future sperm counts, new research suggests

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Biology The intestine needs to be tightly coiled to fit into the abdomen but avoid getting knotted up. The embryo achieves this by using an ACCELERATOR-BRAKE to tune gut rotation.

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r/science 16h ago

Psychology Study of adults with ADHD links childhood clumsiness to a higher likelihood of being bullied

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Biology How Bacterial Spores Calculate the Best Time To Return to Life - Bacterial spores assess their environment while dormant using stored electrochemical energy, like a capacitor, to determine when it is best to “wake up”

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