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Science AMA Series: I’m Albert Lau and I use supercomputers to simulate molecular machines in action, such as those in the brain. My research can help scientists understand how small molecules like neurotransmitters locate their targets. AMA!

Subreddit : science
Points : 53
Published : 15 hours ago
Comments : 22

21 years of data confirm GMO corn increase crop yield, and provides substantial health benefits such as a reduction in exposure to mycotoxins

Subreddit : science
Points : 4,218
Published : 1 hour ago
Comments : 347

Whistleblowers often suffer from severe psychological problems. About 80% report very negative effects on work and wages, and almost 50% very negative effects on family life. About 45% suffer from clinical levels of mental health problems such as anxiety and/or depressive symptoms.

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : science
Points : 25,263
Published : 6 hours ago
Comments : 1121

People with more wealth tend to report being happier with life, according to a new psychological study of more than 4,000 millionaires. The study also found evidence that millionaires who earned their wealth were happier than those who inherited it.

Author : mvea
Subreddit : science
Points : 52,021
Published : 16 hours ago
Comments : 3064

Infection outbreaks at hospitals could be reduced by copper-coated uniforms - Doctors, nurses and healthcare professionals could soon be wearing uniforms brushed with tiny copper nanoparticles to reduce the spread of bacterial infections and viruses at hospitals.

Author : mvea
Subreddit : science
Points : 2,170
Published : 14 hours ago
Comments : 159

A new study finds that farming crops with crushed rocks could help to improve global food security and reduce the amount of CO2 entering the atmosphere. The fast-reacting silicate rocks capture CO2 and give increased protection from pests and diseases while restoring soil structure and fertility.

Author : sivribiber
Subreddit : science
Points : 712
Published : 11 hours ago
Comments : 31

Research shows punishing a wrongdoer is more rewarding to the brain than supporting a victim

Author : Fahrenheit-45
Subreddit : science
Points : 39
Published : 1 hour ago
Comments : 4

Archeologists find mutilated 8,000-year-old skulls, some possibly mounted on stakes. While plenty of cultures throughout the world have placed skulls on stakes, either as trophies or a “back off” signal to enemies, this would be the earliest known example found in Europe.

Author : drewiepoodle
Subreddit : science
Points : 264
Published : 11 hours ago
Comments : 12

New blood test can detect autism in children. Researchers at the University of Warwick discover link between autism and damage to proteins in blood plasma.

Author : intesvensk
Subreddit : science
Points : 1,395
Published : 21 hours ago
Comments : 80

Alzheimer's disease reversed in mice, offering hope for humans, new research shows

Author : Perswayable
Subreddit : science
Points : 34
Published : 3 hours ago
Comments : 2

The world’s oceans could become “uninhabitable” for cold-water corals by the end of the century as a result of ocean acidification, research suggests.

Subreddit : science
Points : 24
Published : 2 hours ago
Comments : 5

Scientists discover painting hidden behind Picasso masterpiece

Author : hurmon
Subreddit : science
Points : 3
Published : 6 hours ago
Comments : 0

Scientists have discovered evidence of the beginning of the Anthropocene, the newest geological epoch. The evidence came in the form of a "golden spike" found in the heartwood of the "loneliest tree in the world."

Author : drewiepoodle
Subreddit : science
Points : 54
Published : 8 hours ago
Comments : 4

Fifteen new genes identified that shape our face - The findings could inform facial reconstructive surgeries and other therapies, as well as improve forensic DNA analysis.

Author : drewiepoodle
Subreddit : science
Points : 15
Published : 2 hours ago
Comments : 1

Calcium may play a role in the development of Parkinson’s disease

Subreddit : science
Points : 5
Published : 3 hours ago
Comments : 2

A new study on the timescale of plant evolution has concluded that the first plants to colonize the Earth originated around 500 million years ago – 100 million years earlier than previously thought

Author : DoremusJessup
Subreddit : science
Points : 12
Published : 1 hour ago
Comments : 1

Fifty Shades of Belgian Gray: The Prevalence of BDSM-Related Fantasies and Activities in the General Population.

Subreddit : science
Points : 4
Published : 3 hours ago
Comments : 1

CRISPR hack transforms cells into data recorders

Author : xipha
Subreddit : science
Points : 33
Published : 10 hours ago
Comments : 2

Science AMA Series: I'm Marty Ralph, research meteorologist at Scripps Institution of Oceanography. My research focuses on extreme weather events including atmospheric rivers. This winter, we're flying Hurricane Hunter aircraft through storms. AMA!

Author : Marty_Ralph
Subreddit : science
Points : 1
Published : 7 hours ago
Comments : 1

Sunspot observations with ALMA

Subreddit : science
Points : 1
Published : 7 hours ago
Comments : 0

Health: Are the dice rolled before ten years of age? Researchers find that children who grew up in disadvantaged households will age in poorer health, even if their socio-economic status improves as adults.

Author : SirT6
Subreddit : science
Points : 0
Published : 7 hours ago
Comments : 0

Carbon dioxide ‘pulses’ threaten Scotland’s coralline algal reefs

Subreddit : science
Points : 1
Published : 7 hours ago
Comments : 1

Scientists have identified 15 new genes that control the shape of our face

Author : ACSpeed
Subreddit : science
Points : 1
Published : 6 hours ago
Comments : 0

DNA analysis is giving clues to how the vampire bat can survive on blood alone. Vampire bats have key differences in genes involved in immunity and food metabolism compared with other bats.

Subreddit : science
Points : 9
Published : 5 hours ago
Comments : 1

Our knowledge of dinosaur evolution has completely changed in the last 10 years, and likely will in the next 10 again too.

Author : protohedgehog
Subreddit : science
Points : 64
Published : 17 hours ago
Comments : 14

Teens work very hard to create a favorable online image through careful selection of which photos, activities and links to post on Facebook and Instagram, according to a recent study. Content that makes them appear interesting, well-liked and attractive to their friends and peers is a primary goal.

Author : mvea
Subreddit : science
Points : 6,576
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 671

Food scientists developed novel magnetic nanoparticles for faster detection of insecticidal residues in vegetables

Subreddit : science
Points : 1
Published : 3 hours ago
Comments : 0

Study dispels notion that social media displaces human contact - A new study shows no evidence for the proposition that social media crowds out face-to-face communication with those who ought to matter most, our close friends and family members, debunking the social displacement hypothesis.

Author : mvea
Subreddit : science
Points : 30
Published : 15 hours ago
Comments : 10

New research on English Football suggests darker skin toned soccer players occupy positions thought to require athleticism whereas lighter skin toned players occupy positions requiring creativity and organizational skills

Author : muhtevasi
Subreddit : science
Points : 10
Published : 10 hours ago
Comments : 4

Did humans domesticate themselves? Human ‘self-domestication’ is a hypothesis that states that among the driving forces of human evolution, humans selected their companions depending on who had a more pro-social behavior. Researchers found out new genetic evidence for this evolutionary process.

Author : mvea
Subreddit : science
Points : 3,030
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 125

Unconventional superconductor may be used to create quantum computers of the future

Author : SirT6
Subreddit : science
Points : 20
Published : 15 hours ago
Comments : 0

Franzmeier et al. show that greater left frontal hub connectivity within the fronto-parietal control network is associated with greater resilience of cognitive performance during early stages of autosomal dominant & sporadic Alzheimer’s disease.

Author : SirT6
Subreddit : science
Points : 22
Published : 15 hours ago
Comments : 0

Global Demand for Natural Resources Eliminated More Than 100,000 Bornean Orangutans Between 1999 and 2015

Author : mom0nga
Subreddit : science
Points : 62
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 0

Low Data Drug Discovery with One-Shot Learning

Author : OddInflation
Subreddit : science
Points : 0
Published : 3 hours ago
Comments : 0

Humans will actually react pretty well to news of alien life. Across multiple studies, researchers found that reactions were significantly more positive than negative, and more reward vs. risk oriented.

Author : SirT6
Subreddit : science
Points : 154
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 20

Air Pollution from New and Shutdown Industries, a Big Danger to Public Health

Author : johndavis0251
Subreddit : science
Points : 9
Published : 16 hours ago
Comments : 1

AAAS AMA: Hi, we're scientists from NOAA and research universities who analyze the sources of pollution and recently published a study in Science Magazine. Ask us anything!

Author : AAAS-AMA
Subreddit : science
Points : 416
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 56

Wild hummingbirds require a consistent view of landmarks to pinpoint a goal location

Subreddit : science
Points : 0
Published : 6 hours ago
Comments : 1

Rescue of Fragile X Syndrome Neurons by DNA Methylation Editing of the FMR1 Gene

Author : AndrewBridson
Subreddit : science
Points : 3
Published : 12 hours ago
Comments : 0

A team of international researches finds that Oganesson doesn't behave like other noble gasses.

Author : HronkChaos
Subreddit : science
Points : 11
Published : 20 hours ago
Comments : 3

Dispersal of Fish Eggs by Water Birds – Just a Myth?

Author : quantum_jim
Subreddit : science
Points : 6
Published : 17 hours ago
Comments : 4

Making gene editing more precise

Author : RubbySimons
Subreddit : science
Points : 8
Published : 20 hours ago
Comments : 0

Learning Plants (Pavlov for Peas)

Author : PiiSmith
Subreddit : science
Points : 6
Published : 19 hours ago
Comments : 7

New studies zero in on roots of depression and why ketamine reverses it

Author : SirT6
Subreddit : science
Points : 57
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 14

Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell Based Vaccines Elicit Anti-tumor Responses In Vivo

Author : Scott_Collins
Subreddit : science
Points : 12
Published : 23 hours ago
Comments : 0

Peanut oral immunotherapy strongly desensitizes children and young adults to peanut allergy in a randomized, phase 2 trial. Results from a phase 3 trial are expected imminently.

Author : SirT6
Subreddit : science
Points : 6,948
Published : 2 days ago
Comments : 297

Raw chicken link to dog paralysis: Investigation of the Role of Campylobacter Infection in Suspected Acute Polyradiculoneuritis in Dogs

Subreddit : science
Points : 6
Published : 22 hours ago
Comments : 1

Glacigenic sedimentation pulses triggered post-glacial gas hydrate dissociation

Subreddit : science
Points : 9
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 3

Like the horse of Troy, scientists have developed a way to sneak synthetic cells right into tumor tissue, where they then begin producing cancer-fighting proteins from the inside. The technique was tested in both cell cultures and in mice, and found to be an effective treatment in both cases.

Author : mvea
Subreddit : science
Points : 8,531
Published : 2 days ago
Comments : 107

Researchers have developed a printing technique using cells and molecules normally found in natural tissues to create constructs that resemble biological structures, embedded in an ink similar to their native environment, that mimic body parts for tissue engineering or regenerative medicine.

Author : mvea
Subreddit : science
Points : 52
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 1

A strip of paper can now indicate presence of pathogens, tumor DNA or any genetic signature of interest. 100-fold greater sensitivity, the ability to detect multiple targets at once, and other new features further enhance SHERLOCK's power for detecting genetic signatures- Broad institute, Harvard

Author : ajitjohnson
Subreddit : science
Points : 314
Published : 2 days ago
Comments : 5

"Our models indicate that between 1999 and 2015, half of the orangutan population (~100,000) was affected by logging, deforestation, or industrialized plantations. Although land clearance caused the most dramatic rates of decline, it accounted for only a small proportion of the total loss."

Subreddit : science
Points : 275
Published : 2 days ago
Comments : 7

Women who work as cleaners or regularly use cleaning sprays or other cleaning products at home appear to experience a greater decline in lung function over time than women who do not clean, according to new research published in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine.

Author : mvea
Subreddit : science
Points : 1,095
Published : 2 days ago
Comments : 121

Scientists Create a New Form of Light by Linking Photons. Photons typically don’t interact, but physicists bound three together in the lab. This new form of light could someday be used to build light crystals that could lead to intriguing new ways of communicating and computing

Author : drewiepoodle
Subreddit : science
Points : 16,598
Published : 3 days ago
Comments : 768

Study shows hormone ghrelin affects exercise endurance, food intake post-workout

Author : ranju55
Subreddit : science
Points : 70
Published : 2 days ago
Comments : 4

System draws power from daily temperature swings - Technology developed at MIT can harness temperature fluctuations of many kinds to produce electricity, as reported in Nature Communications.

Author : mvea
Subreddit : science
Points : 251
Published : 2 days ago
Comments : 15

Babies can spot language, even when it’s not spoken

Author : ranju55
Subreddit : science
Points : 25
Published : 2 days ago
Comments : 5

A free ride with Lyft didn't reduce the number of skipped doctor's appointments among Philly's Medicaid population, according to a study from UPenn. Further, just 85 of 288 people who answered reminder phone calls accepted the rides in the first place.

Author : jackhced
Subreddit : science
Points : 28,079
Published : 3 days ago
Comments : 1721

73% of fish in northwest Atlantic have microplastics in their gut

Author : BocceBaller42
Subreddit : science
Points : 8,231
Published : 3 days ago
Comments : 263

Dishonest people are viewed as less capable because their actions indicate low social intelligence, according to new research

Author : Redzit69
Subreddit : science
Points : 7,818
Published : 3 days ago
Comments : 227

Dynamic Ligand Discrimination in the Notch Signaling Pathway

Author : burtzev
Subreddit : science
Points : 17
Published : 2 days ago
Comments : 0

UV light may help fight the flu without harming human

Author : ZQubit
Subreddit : science
Points : 21
Published : 2 days ago
Comments : 2

Astronomers Haul in Another Horde of Kepler Planets

Author : osogummybear
Subreddit : science
Points : 19
Published : 2 days ago
Comments : 4

Study reveals consumer motivation to punish brands

Subreddit : science
Points : 23
Published : 2 days ago
Comments : 2

Researchers found that petroleum-based chemicals used in perfumes, paints and other consumer products can, taken together, emit as much air pollution in the form of volatile organic compounds as motor vehicles do.

Author : the_phet
Subreddit : science
Points : 1,938
Published : 3 days ago
Comments : 48

AAAS AMA: Hi, we’re scientists who study how technology affects voter participation. As us anything!

Author : AAAS-AMA
Subreddit : science
Points : 2,124
Published : 3 days ago
Comments : 340

CDC: Interim Estimates of 2017–18 Seasonal Influenza Vaccine Effectiveness

Author : PHealthy
Subreddit : science
Points : 967
Published : 3 days ago
Comments : 143

South Korea introduced the so-called Cinderella Law in 2011, involving internet gaming shutdown between 12:00 and 06:00 AM for those below 16. Intending to curb 'Internet Addiction', a large scale analysis now shows no reduction as well as internet usage now exceeding that of 2011 for the age group.

Author : Andross12
Subreddit : science
Points : 105
Published : 3 days ago
Comments : 5

Scientists may have found the region of the brain most important for the sense of rhythm. When part of the brain tied to movement was temporarily disabled, people struggled to detect changes in rhythm.

Author : projectfreq91
Subreddit : science
Points : 135
Published : 3 days ago
Comments : 20

Cancer vaccine made of recipients' own cells, reprogrammed to act as stem cells, found to be highly effective against multiple cancer types in mice.

Author : dekker44
Subreddit : science
Points : 38,046
Published : 4 days ago
Comments : 704

An Arduino based DIY data logging platform for long-term monitoring in underwater environments.

Subreddit : science
Points : 22
Published : 3 days ago
Comments : 2

Poor fitness linked to weaker brain fiber, higher dementia risk - A new study suggests that the lower the fitness level, the faster the deterioration of vital nerve fibers in the brain. This deterioration results in cognitive decline, including memory issues characteristic of dementia patients.

Author : mvea
Subreddit : science
Points : 29,031
Published : 4 days ago
Comments : 950

Maternal high-fat diet associated with altered gene expression, DNA methylation, and obesity risk

Author : King_of_North
Subreddit : science
Points : 51
Published : 3 days ago
Comments : 20

Responsiveness of cats (Felidae) to silver vine (Actinidia polygama), Tatarian honeysuckle (Lonicera tatarica), valerian (Valeriana officinalis) and catnip (Nepeta cataria)

Subreddit : science
Points : 14
Published : 3 days ago
Comments : 0

Observation of three-photon bound states in a quantum nonlinear medium (AKA Light Sabers)

Author : Wrathchilde
Subreddit : science
Points : 46
Published : 3 days ago
Comments : 4

CRISPR-based Technology Can Detect Viral DNA

Author : Silverseren
Subreddit : science
Points : 20
Published : 3 days ago
Comments : 9

Scientists Create a New Form of Light by Linking Photons

Author : benbrum
Subreddit : science
Points : 29
Published : 3 days ago
Comments : 4

A new SDSU study has found the deadly Australian funnel-web spiders and mouse spiders are more closely related than previously thought.

Subreddit : science
Points : 25
Published : 3 days ago
Comments : 2

Animals are evolving to adapt to rapid climate change. Some types of rabbits and weasels that changed their coats to white for the winter are now staying brown all year because of changing snow cover.

Author : prodigies2016
Subreddit : science
Points : 671
Published : 4 days ago
Comments : 45

Common Blood Pressure Drug Blocks Disease-Specific Antigens in Type 1 Diabetes

Author : genengnews
Subreddit : science
Points : 11
Published : 3 days ago
Comments : 0

Association of Cell-Free DNA Tumor Fraction and Somatic Copy Number Alterations With Survival in Metastatic Triple-Negative Breast Cancer

Author : genengnews
Subreddit : science
Points : 11
Published : 3 days ago
Comments : 1

A link between highly processed foods and cancer has been suggested by French researchers.

Author : wrdb2007
Subreddit : science
Points : 38,757
Published : 5 days ago
Comments : 1876

Psychologists clash over how easy it is to implant false memories of committing a crime. Reliance on mundane false memories has been problematic for experts who believe that false memories have critical real world consequence

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : science
Points : 971
Published : 4 days ago
Comments : 56

Nearly 150,000 orangutans vanished over 16 years - “Worryingly, however, the largest number of orangutans were lost from areas that remained forested during the study period. This implies a large role of killing.”

Author : AdamCannon
Subreddit : science
Points : 303
Published : 4 days ago
Comments : 12

Borneo Has Lost 100,000 Orangutans Since 1999

Author : Quiglius
Subreddit : science
Points : 139
Published : 4 days ago
Comments : 11

Quantum computers 'one step closer'

Author : etrader58
Subreddit : science
Points : 40
Published : 4 days ago
Comments : 17

Sewage and livestock waste is killing Britain's seagrass meadows

Author : Quiglius
Subreddit : science
Points : 212
Published : 4 days ago
Comments : 2

Single fathers have 3 x mortality rate of single moms or partnered fathers

Author : gordonjames62
Subreddit : science
Points : 61
Published : 4 days ago
Comments : 15

A treatment program for opioid addiction launched by the Rhode Island Department of Corrections was associated with a significant drop in drug overdose deaths after inmates were released—and contributed to an overall drop in overdose deaths statewide, a new study finds.

Author : drewiepoodle
Subreddit : science
Points : 60
Published : 4 days ago
Comments : 6

Chemicals found in non-stick pans linked to weight gain, a new study claims

Author : ranju55
Subreddit : science
Points : 54
Published : 4 days ago
Comments : 11

Ninety percent of all attempts to treat the dependence or abuse of alcohol result in relapse within four years. A study on neurochemical changes associated with alcohol addiction finds that glutamate, a neurotransmitter, may play a role in alcohol relapse and addiction.

Author : drewiepoodle
Subreddit : science
Points : 43
Published : 4 days ago
Comments : 3

Researchers discover brain cells change following close contact with a stressed individual. Health-care workers treating soldiers with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) report that some soldiers' partners and family members display symptoms of PTSD despite never serving in the military.

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : science
Points : 35
Published : 4 days ago
Comments : 7

Researchers have created a chemical "remote control" for on-demand pain relief. They implanted special bioengineered cells in mice that respond to spearmint. When the mice smelled spearmint, the cells released a toxin originally found in Chinese bird spiders. The toxin is a natural pain reliever.

Author : vilnius2013
Subreddit : science
Points : 212
Published : 4 days ago
Comments : 20

Researchers Reverse Alzheimer's in Mouse Models - The study, published in Journal of Experimental Medicine, found that by removing BACE-1 enzyme, amyloid plaque in brains of mice with Alzheimer's disease not only stopped building up, but also dissolved away without affecting neuro-development.

Author : mvea
Subreddit : science
Points : 120
Published : 4 days ago
Comments : 18

Some people disturbed by the 2016 election suffered a loss of appetite, trouble sleeping and concentrating, and have become easily annoyed, while others equally disturbed by the election have not experienced such symptoms of depression. A new study explains the differences between these two groups.

Author : drewiepoodle
Subreddit : science
Points : 34
Published : 4 days ago
Comments : 13

Surgical instruments may spread Alzheimer’s proteins - a study of eight people suggests that unclean instruments may sometimes lead to a rare and potentially fatal kind of brain bleeding disorder, cerebral amyloid angiopathy (CAA), published in Acta Neuropathologica.

Author : mvea
Subreddit : science
Points : 125
Published : 4 days ago
Comments : 5

A species of sub-Saharan ant not only rescues its battle-wounded soldiers but also treats their injuries. This raises the survival rate for injured ants from 20% to 90%

Author : drewiepoodle
Subreddit : science
Points : 7,663
Published : 5 days ago
Comments : 147

Household goods like paint, shampoo and hand sanitizer now contribute as much air pollution as cars in urban areas, according to new research in Science.

Author : projectfreq91
Subreddit : science
Points : 37
Published : 4 days ago
Comments : 5