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Students from some of England’s worst performing secondary schools who enrol on medical degrees with lower A Level grades, on average, do at least as well as their peers from top performing schools, a new study has revealed.

Author : mvea
Subreddit : science
Points : 6,050
Published : 43 minutes ago
Comments : 164

Tick Wrapped in Spider Silk Found Trapped in Amber, €”A First. The unlucky creature is now a boon to scientists studying the evolution of arachnid behavior.

Author : drewiepoodle
Subreddit : science
Points : 2,037
Published : 1 hour ago
Comments : 111

New research suggests that the suppression of sexual thoughts among religious people only begets a greater preoccupation with sexual thoughts and fantasies.

Author : jebotionmater
Subreddit : science
Points : 49,534
Published : 12 hours ago
Comments : 2672

Many people think of lactate as the cause of muscle fatigue, reduced performance, and pain. It isnt, it’s often the preferred source of energy in the body: The brain and heart both run more efficiently, strongly when fueled by lactate rather than by glucose

Author : drewiepoodle
Subreddit : science
Points : 232
Published : 4 hours ago
Comments : 17

Religious individuals are, on average, less humble about their intellectual prowess than non-religious individuals, and it is right-wing authoritarianism that accounts for most of the correlation between religiosity and lack of intellectual humility, study shows.

Author : jebotionmater
Subreddit : science
Points : 14,899
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 1037

Magic mushroom treatment improves emotional face recognition in depressed patients. Patients who received the treatment were better able to categorize faces expressing happiness, neutrality, sadness, anger, disgust, or fear.

Subreddit : science
Points : 354
Published : 11 hours ago
Comments : 29

The asteroid that killed the dinosaurs also baked Earth for 100,000 years. By analyzing tiny fish bones and teeth, researchers determined global CO2 levels reached 2,300 ppm following the impact. For comparison, CO2 levels recently climbed above 410 ppm for the first time in millions of years.

Author : clayt6
Subreddit : science
Points : 134
Published : 7 hours ago
Comments : 19

The dominant hypothesis for why we evolved such large brains suggests that challenging social interactions were the driving force. A new study finds evidence against this idea and shows that human brain expansion was likely driven by ecology.

Author : guysings
Subreddit : science
Points : 14
Published : 3 hours ago
Comments : 2

A new study shows that the ability to distinguish truth from lies is diminished in people with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) – putting them at greater risk of being manipulated.

Author : mvea
Subreddit : science
Points : 126
Published : 9 hours ago
Comments : 18

An international study of school shootings: Common elements among shooters and schools.

Author : LudovicoSpecs
Subreddit : science
Points : 52
Published : 4 hours ago
Comments : 5

Scientists have discovered three vast canyons in one of the last places to be explored on Earth - under the ice at the South Pole. The deep troughs run for hundreds of kilometres, cutting through tall mountains - none of which are visible at the snowy surface of the continent.

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : science
Points : 160
Published : 11 hours ago
Comments : 13

Abortions don’t lead to an increased risk of suicidal thoughts - Suicidal ideation was similarly low for women who had abortions and for those denied abortions. Policies requiring that women be warned that they are at increased risk of becoming suicidal if they choose abortion are not evidence based

Author : drewiepoodle
Subreddit : science
Points : 21,286
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 527

Researchers have found that oxytocin mediates subjective duration of social interactions. They found that socially less proficient individuals were less susceptible to the effect of "subjective time" than socially proficient ones. Social proficiency has been linked to one’s endogenous oxytocin level

Subreddit : science
Points : 9
Published : 3 hours ago
Comments : 3

Fossilized skin reveals coevolution with feathers and metabolism in feathered dinosaurs and early birds

Subreddit : science
Points : 21
Published : 2 hours ago
Comments : 1

Scientists have created a pill-size device that can detect bleeding deep inside a pig’s digestive tract and relay that information via a wireless signal to a cellphone. If modified to detect other chemicals this could be incredibly useful for human medical use.

Subreddit : science
Points : 55
Published : 8 hours ago
Comments : 5

Hybrid human–chicken embryos illuminate key developmental milestone

Author : PaulKnoepfler
Subreddit : science
Points : 13
Published : 1 hour ago
Comments : 7

Men take shortcuts, while women follow well-known routes, finds a new study that suggests that men and women tend to adopt different navigation strategies and men navigate more efficiently than women.

Author : mvea
Subreddit : science
Points : 35,691
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 3245

Trees may sink carbon hydrologically - by transporting kg's of dissolved organic C deep into soils every time in rains

Subreddit : science
Points : 13
Published : 1 hour ago
Comments : 1

Quaillike creatures were the only birds to survive the dinosaur-killing asteroid impact. A new study suggests that widespread forest fires made it impossible for tree-dependent birds to survive, meaning the vast avian diversity of today likely arose from just a few ground-dwelling survivors.

Subreddit : science
Points : 45
Published : 9 hours ago
Comments : 4

Research highlights the psychological dangers of long-haul space flights particularly to Mars. Communication with family and friends will be extremely minimal. Even talking to Mission Control will be difficult, given that signals to and from the craft will take almost an hour to arrive.

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : science
Points : 44
Published : 11 hours ago
Comments : 32

Hippo poo is altering the chemistry of rivers in Tanzania, causing eutrophication that reduces fish numbers by 41% compared with non-Hippo areas

Author : mrcchapman
Subreddit : science
Points : 18
Published : 6 hours ago
Comments : 11

UCLA scientists have identified specific gut bacteria that play an essential role in the anti-seizure effects of the high-fat, low-carbohydrate ketogenic diet. The study, published in the journal Cell, is the first to establish a causal link between seizure susceptibility and the gut microbiota.

Author : espntheocho3
Subreddit : science
Points : 451
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 54

Measuring performance on the Healthcare Access and Quality Index for 195 countries and territories and selected subnational locations: a systematic analysis from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016

Subreddit : science
Points : 12
Published : 5 hours ago
Comments : 5

Plastic crystals hold key to record-breaking energy transport

Subreddit : science
Points : 27
Published : 10 hours ago
Comments : 1

We're Sharon Levy and Peter Moyle, science journalist and prof emeritus in the dept. of wildlife, fish, and conservation biology at UC Davis, respectively. We're here to answer questions about ecosystems, conservation, and the endangered species act. Ask us anything!

Author : delta-smelt
Subreddit : science
Points : 23
Published : 10 hours ago
Comments : 32

A spinning neutron star 6,500 light years from Earth is resolved in greater detail using the gravitational lensing effect from it's brown dwarf star companion as it passed in front of the neutron star

Author : stereomatch
Subreddit : science
Points : 6
Published : 2 hours ago
Comments : 1

Early Evolution of Modern Birds Structured by Global Forest Collapse at the End-Cretaceous Mass Extinction

Subreddit : science
Points : 3
Published : 2 hours ago
Comments : 0

Obesity is linked to as many as 12 different forms of cancer, according to new research which advises giving up bacon and swapping sugary drinks for water as part of a 10-point plan for avoiding the disease. Obesity will overtake smoking as the biggest cause of cancer within a couple of decades.

Author : mvea
Subreddit : science
Points : 523
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 230

Study finds men have larger brain sizes, while women have thicker cortices

Author : PsychoticSoul
Subreddit : science
Points : 59
Published : 20 hours ago
Comments : 45

Increasing plant diversity with border crops reduces insecticide use and increases crop yield in urban agriculture

Author : Uhillbilly
Subreddit : science
Points : 33
Published : 18 hours ago
Comments : 1

Hybrid human–chicken embryos illuminate key developmental milestone from human organizer cells

Author : xipha
Subreddit : science
Points : 2
Published : 5 hours ago
Comments : 1

Parasites increase speed of evolution in bacteria

Author : nick_hedp
Subreddit : science
Points : 17
Published : 14 hours ago
Comments : 0

Palaeogeography and voyage modeling indicates early human colonization of Australia was likely from Timor-Roti

Subreddit : science
Points : 7
Published : 11 hours ago
Comments : 1

The asteroid that hit the Earth 66 million years ago decimated Earth's forests, leading to the extinction of three-quarters of all plant and animal life. Study suggests that among the survivors were ferns and hardy, ground-dwelling birds.

Author : drewiepoodle
Subreddit : science
Points : 163
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 30

The Asteroid That Smote the Dinosaurs Burned the Birds Out of Trees

Author : MIIAIIRIIK
Subreddit : science
Points : 2
Published : 6 hours ago
Comments : 0

Big Data sources and methods for social and economic analyses

Author : trot-trot
Subreddit : science
Points : 0
Published : 3 hours ago
Comments : 0

The psychology of regret. You are much more likely to dwell on all you could have been than on all you should have been, according to new 6-part research study.

Author : nhobson00004
Subreddit : science
Points : 31
Published : 21 hours ago
Comments : 8

A new study found that children on the threshold of obesity or overweight in the first two years of life had lower perceptual reasoning and working memory scores than lean children when tested at ages five and eight.

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : science
Points : 39
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 3

Changes to Specific MicroRNA Involved in Development of Lou Gehrig's Disease (ALS)

Author : st_ov
Subreddit : science
Points : 3
Published : 9 hours ago
Comments : 2

How the effects of abuse may be passed on to future generations. Changes to sperm may transmit epigenetic signals of childhood abuse to a man's offspring

Author : chemicalalice
Subreddit : science
Points : 93
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 15

An ingestible bacterial-electronic system to monitor gastrointestinal health

Author : altheist
Subreddit : science
Points : 0
Published : 6 hours ago
Comments : 0

Inflammation, But Not Telomere Length, Predicts Successful Ageing at Extreme Old Age: A Longitudinal Study of Semi-supercentenarians

Author : johnmountain
Subreddit : science
Points : 150
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 15

Contact Irritancy and Toxicity of Permethrin-Treated Clothing for Ixodes scapularis , Amblyomma americanum, and Dermacentor variabilis Ticks (Acari: Ixodidae) | Journal of Medical Entomology | Oxford Academic[Bug-Sprayed Clothing Really Does Keep Ticks Away]

Subreddit : science
Points : 12
Published : 20 hours ago
Comments : 2

Mouse gene catalog as a tool for conservation

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

Scientists identified a location in Antartica likely to contain a continuous ice core that goes back more than 1 million years

Author : BocceBaller42
Subreddit : science
Points : 3,093
Published : 2 days ago
Comments : 154

Two new studies of patients with difficult-to-control asthma show that a known eczema drug alleviates asthma symptoms and improves patients’ ability to breathe better than standard therapies.

Author : drewiepoodle
Subreddit : science
Points : 20
Published : 23 hours ago
Comments : 4

Ecology Appears to be the Driving Force Behind Large Human Brains, as Opposed to Social Behavior

Author : Bill_Nihilist
Subreddit : science
Points : 75
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 31

Skin may be responsible for greater exposure to carcinogens in barbecue smoke than lung inhalation, finds a new study. It also found that clothing cannot fully protect individuals from this exposure.

Author : mvea
Subreddit : science
Points : 102
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 13

Depression speeds up brain aging, find psychologists. This is the first study that provides comprehensive evidence for the effect of depression on decline in overall cognitive function (also referred to as cognitive state), in a general population.

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : science
Points : 116
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 8

People looking to manage their weight with strength-training and protein supplements should consume their supplements during a meal, researchers found in a review.

Subreddit : science
Points : 22
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 0

Study finds most non-human primates in Tanzania are infected with T. pallidum pertenue which could have implications in the elimination of yaws disease.

Author : PHealthy
Subreddit : science
Points : 0
Published : 10 hours ago
Comments : 1

Weekend sleep-ins may counteract the effects of lack of sleep during weekdays - Adults under the age of 65 who get 5 or fewer hours of sleep may have a higher risk of death compared to those who get 6 or 7 hours. However, individuals who then sleep longer on weekends had no raised mortality risk.

Author : mvea
Subreddit : science
Points : 44,292
Published : 2 days ago
Comments : 1077

Danish DNA detective helps English police in homicide cases - A statistics researcher has helped English police identify likely perpetrators in a number of cases. Her unique method, now accepted in English case law, could lead to new legal standards.

Author : drewiepoodle
Subreddit : science
Points : 12
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 1

By the end of this century, rice may not be what it used to be. As CO2 increases, rice loses B vitamins and other nutrients, which may put 600 million people at risk of nutritional deficiencies

Author : Science_News
Subreddit : science
Points : 1,010
Published : 2 days ago
Comments : 117

Antidepressant utilisation and incidence of weight gain during 10 years’ follow-up: population based cohort study

Subreddit : science
Points : 24
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 1

Hitting toughest climate target will save world $30tn in damages, analysis shows

Author : pnewell
Subreddit : science
Points : 53
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 8

'Uniquely human' muscles have been discovered in apes

Subreddit : science
Points : 46
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 7

Bacteria in a pill may one day track your body’s chemistry

Author : clib
Subreddit : science
Points : 5
Published : 22 hours ago
Comments : 0

Training compassion 'muscle' may boost brain's resilience to others' suffering. The findings may have implications for professions in which people routinely work with others who are suffering, like doctors, law enforcement officers and first responders.

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : science
Points : 65
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 8

High school students taught by a string of teachers who majored or minored in a specific teaching subject, instead of a general teaching degree, are more likely to become college graduates, finds analysis of more than 6,000 students and their teachers nationwide.

Author : mvea
Subreddit : science
Points : 3,353
Published : 2 days ago
Comments : 239

​Why an upcoming appointment makes us less productive: Study shows an hour seems shorter when there’s a task looming

Author : geoff199
Subreddit : science
Points : 52
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 3

Stringent limits on global warming would bolster the world economy by averting tens of trillions of dollars in damage this century from heat waves, droughts and floods, a U.S. study said on Wednesday.

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : science
Points : 413
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 31

Laser-driven microbubble implosion is new way to create a tabletop particle accelerator. The technique uses high-energy laser pulses to irradiate tiny bubbles composed of hydrides. As the bubbles are squeezed together, high-energy hydrogen ions are released.

Author : drewiepoodle
Subreddit : science
Points : 12
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 1

Scientists reconstruct how birds ancestor learned to fly as forest canopies collapsed and flying dinosaurs and birds died off after an asteroid impact on Earth

Author : stereomatch
Subreddit : science
Points : 4
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 1

Half of Species Are at Risk of Extinction Due to Climate Change

Author : OldInstance
Subreddit : science
Points : 40
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 9

A study led by Harvard researchers finds that stretching reduced tumor growth by 52 percent in mice injected with breast cancer cells. Stretched mice showed signs of reduced inflammation and boosted immune cell activity.

Author : SteRoPo
Subreddit : science
Points : 217
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 20

Sex differences in navigation strategy and efficiency

Subreddit : science
Points : 8
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 1

Increased Gender Variance in Autism Spectrum Disorders and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

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

The Chicxulub asteroid impact might have set off 100,000 years of global warming

Author : crypto-news
Subreddit : science
Points : 2
Published : 22 hours ago
Comments : 0

A new microsensor, coupled with engineered bacteria, could help monitor intestinal health

Author : statnews
Subreddit : science
Points : 3
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 0

Genetic Glaucoma test on horizon to predict glaucoma risk in early childhood, well before glaucoma becomes an active threat to vision

Author : stereomatch
Subreddit : science
Points : 3
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 1

Coastal hazard risk assessment for small islands

Author : SiggyF
Subreddit : science
Points : 9
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 0

Within a year of eight coal- and oil-fired power plant retirements, the rate of preterm births in mothers living close by dropped, finds new study on air pollution.

Subreddit : science
Points : 4,321
Published : 2 days ago
Comments : 150

Bilirubin Is Inversely Associated With Cardiovascular Disease Among HIV‐Positive and HIV‐Negative Individuals in VACS (Veterans Aging Cohort Study)

Subreddit : science
Points : 0
Published : 21 hours ago
Comments : 0

Younger American women more likely to get lung cancer than men

Author : JG_melon
Subreddit : science
Points : 1
Published : 21 hours ago
Comments : 1

Adherence to Mediterranean Diet Reduces Incident Frailty Risk: Systematic Review and Meta‐Analysis - Kojima - 2018 - Journal of the American Geriatrics Society

Subreddit : science
Points : 5
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 1

An immune-beige adipocyte communication via nicotinic acetylcholine receptor signaling

Subreddit : science
Points : 0
Published : 18 hours ago
Comments : 0

The molecular mechanism linking cannabis consumption to the development of schizophrenia is identified for the first time

Author : flusterer
Subreddit : science
Points : 254
Published : 2 days ago
Comments : 70

An analysis of almost 295,000 people of all different weights may tie antidepressant use with weight gain. Researchers monitored health records for antidepressant use and weight gain over time, accounting for factors that may affect weight gain, like age, disease, smoking status and other drug use.

Author : ekser
Subreddit : science
Points : 10
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 3

Hypervirulent XDR Klebsiella pneumoniae strain identified in Taiwan

Author : PHealthy
Subreddit : science
Points : 0
Published : 23 hours ago
Comments : 1

Photoelectrochemical modulation of neuronal activity with free-standing coaxial silicon nanowires

Author : xipha
Subreddit : science
Points : 1
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 1

Leg exercise is critical to brain and nervous system health - Groundbreaking research shows that neurological health depends as much on signals sent by the body's large, leg muscles to the brain as it does on directives from the brain to the muscles.

Author : ekser
Subreddit : science
Points : 515
Published : 2 days ago
Comments : 53

Mxra8 is a receptor for multiple arthritogenic alphaviruses

Author : EvanConover
Subreddit : science
Points : 0
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 0

Scientists at the University of Alberta have applied a machine learning technique using artificial intelligence to perfect and automate atomic-scale manufacturing, something which has never been done before. 'An atom-scale manufacturing revolution is sure to follow,' they say.

Author : eatingkiwi247
Subreddit : science
Points : 139
Published : 2 days ago
Comments : 32

Pigeons play the percentages: computation of probability in a bird

Subreddit : science
Points : 0
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 2

Journal of Neurosurgery examines the impact of Michael Jackson's 45 degree tilt and spine biomechanics

Author : stereomatch
Subreddit : science
Points : 0
Published : 23 hours ago
Comments : 1

Using speech analysis software, researchers find that violins made by Andrea Amati and Antonio Stradivari produce a sound that mimics aspects of the human voice, a feature they argue adds to the instruments’ exceptional musical quality.

Author : drewiepoodle
Subreddit : science
Points : 59
Published : 2 days ago
Comments : 8

The Science of BS

Author : gordonjames62
Subreddit : science
Points : 8
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 6

Single-cell approaches to immune profiling

Author : xipha
Subreddit : science
Points : 0
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 0

A Randomized, Controlled Trial of Financial Incentives for Smoking Cessation | NEJM

Subreddit : science
Points : 0
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 2

Streams and rivers could pump carbon dioxide into the air at increasing rates if they continue to warm, potentially compounding the effects of global warming, a new worldwide analysis has shown.

Subreddit : science
Points : 0
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 0

Thanks to data collected by the Rosetta probe, astronomers are beginning to understand the factors responsible for the formation of sunrise jets, which are unique dust and gas jets emitted by comets.

Author : drewiepoodle
Subreddit : science
Points : 1
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 1

A USC-led study of violent protest has found that moral rhetoric on Twitter may signal whether a protest will turn violent. The researchers also found that people are more likely to endorse violence when they moralize the issue that they are protesting

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : science
Points : 25
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 4

After 20 years, Berkeley researchers have imaged an enzyme which helps explain why "things fall apart" with age.

Author : TobySomething
Subreddit : science
Points : 25
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 6

HIV lies dormant in brain, increasing risk of dementia

Subreddit : science
Points : 46
Published : 2 days ago
Comments : 9

Strangers may be more likely to come to your help in a racially diverse neighbourhood - New study suggests that diverse neighbourhoods are in fact more likely to generate prosocial helpful behaviours.

Author : mvea
Subreddit : science
Points : 181
Published : 2 days ago
Comments : 18

Pulsars seen through a new lens

Author : theXYZT
Subreddit : science
Points : 6
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 1

MRI scans reveal that Wim Hof artificially induces a stress response in his brain to resists extreme cold

Author : lingben
Subreddit : science
Points : 71
Published : 2 days ago
Comments : 19

A new Johns Hopkins study found that the annual economic impact of child sexual abuse in the U.S. was approximately $9.3 billion (in 2015) and includes costs associated with health care, child welfare, special education, violence and crime, suicide and survivor productivity losses.

Author : mvea
Subreddit : science
Points : 27,099
Published : 3 days ago
Comments : 521

Record Codes in Real Time

Author : avzquez
Subreddit : science
Points : 0
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 0