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Materialism is rising and is linked to mental health problems. Parents can reduce materialism in children by fostering gratitude for things and people in their lives, suggests a new study which found that having and expressing gratitude decrease materialism and increase generosity among adolescents.

Author : mvea
Subreddit : science
Points : 18,247
Published : 2 hours ago
Comments : 648

‘Geek Girl’ gamers are more likely to study science and technology degrees - Girls who play video games are three times more likely to choose physical science, technology, engineering or maths (PSTEM) degrees compared to their non-gaming counterparts, according to new research.

Author : mvea
Subreddit : science
Points : 40,089
Published : 10 hours ago
Comments : 2068

Residents receiving care in for-profit nursing homes are almost twice as likely to experience health issues caused by substandard care compared with clients living in not-for-profit facilities or in homes in the community, according to a new report in the journal Gerontology.

Author : mvea
Subreddit : science
Points : 469
Published : 42 minutes ago
Comments : 30

Youngest children in the classroom are more likely to be diagnosed with ADHD, suggesting that some teachers are mistaking the immaturity of the youngest children in their class for ADHD and labeling normal development as pathology, finds new research with 14 million children from various countries.

Author : mvea
Subreddit : science
Points : 38,852
Published : 21 hours ago
Comments : 1417

Female chimpanzees know which males are most likely to kill their babies. Research carried out by the University of Kent sheds light on the infanticidal behaviour of chimpanzees and demonstrates that females are highly sensitive to the relative risks posed to their babies by different males.

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : science
Points : 156
Published : 6 minutes ago
Comments : 10

An antiviral pill taken daily by thousands of men across Sydney and other parts of Australia led to a globally unprecedented reduction in new HIV cases, showing that a targeted, preventative approach may accelerate progress on ending the AIDS epidemic.

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : science
Points : 32,123
Published : 22 hours ago
Comments : 807

Scientists gave nicotine-dependent rats an engineered enzyme that breaks down nicotine in the bloodstream before it can reach the brain. Treatment quickly reduced the animals' motivation to take nicotine, reversed their signs of nicotine dependence, and kept them from relapsing

Author : the_phet
Subreddit : science
Points : 7,968
Published : 21 hours ago
Comments : 397

The Earth's core is definitively solid, according to new research by a team of scientists in Australia. The research team managed to detect shear waves, or J waves, inside Earth's core. Shear waves can only travel through solid material.

Author : drewiepoodle
Subreddit : science
Points : 29
Published : 6 hours ago
Comments : 5

Tropical deforestation now emits more CO2 than the EU. Between 2015 and 2017, forest-related emissions were 63 percent higher than the average for the previous 14 years, rising from 3 billion to 4.9 billion metric tons per year.

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : science
Points : 80
Published : 3 minutes ago
Comments : 2

Much of the published medical research goes unread by the general public and medical community. A new study has found that social media editors lack established best practices and support from their journals and home institutions, making it difficult for them to successfully promote new research.

Author : aqai
Subreddit : science
Points : 21
Published : 4 hours ago
Comments : 3

Researchers confirm Earth's inner core is solid

Author : Mass1m01973
Subreddit : science
Points : 14
Published : 5 hours ago
Comments : 3

Dysregulated microbial fermentation of soluble fiber induces cholestatic liver cancer in mice

Author : pairyhenis
Subreddit : science
Points : 9
Published : 6 hours ago
Comments : 5

Adding Flavors to E-Cigarette Liquids Changes Chemistry, Creates Irritants According to New Research

Author : LMasonSci
Subreddit : science
Points : 30
Published : 32 minutes ago
Comments : 7

Astronomers have found the youngest known pulsar in the Milky Way. The highly magnetic, rapidly rotating neutron star was born from a supernova explosion likely visible to Earth some 500 years ago, around when Leonardo da Vinci painted the Mona Lisa and Michelangelo sculpted David.

Author : clayt6
Subreddit : science
Points : 5
Published : 7 hours ago
Comments : 0

Gender-equality paradox finds countries which promote gender equality tend to have less gender balance in personality tests. Study finds that gender differences in preferences like risk-taking, patience, and trust were more exaggerated in wealthier and more gender-equal countries.

Author : drewiepoodle
Subreddit : science
Points : 113
Published : 10 hours ago
Comments : 31

Chemists find a recipe that may have jump-started life on Earth | Science

Author : behemuthm
Subreddit : science
Points : 88
Published : 9 hours ago
Comments : 14

Beginning with Rembrandt, a number of famous artists have been identified as having strabismus, a misalignment of the eyes. Some forms of eye misalignment are thought to be beneficial for artistic work by suppressing the deviating eye, which provides 2-dimensional monocular vision

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : science
Points : 16
Published : 11 minutes ago
Comments : 0

Sex differences in personality are larger in gender equal countries: Replicating and extending a surprising finding

Author : EvanConover
Subreddit : science
Points : 126
Published : 11 hours ago
Comments : 57

The largest organism on the planet by weight looks like a forest that spans more than 100 football fields, but each tree shares the same DNA and is connected to its clonal brethren through an underground root system. A new study shows it is slowly shrinking, putting its ecosystem in jeopardy.

Author : mvea
Subreddit : science
Points : 109
Published : 11 hours ago
Comments : 12

Global Pattern of Microplastics (MPs) in Commercial Food-Grade Salts: Sea Salt as an Indicator of Seawater MP Pollution

Subreddit : science
Points : 15
Published : 20 minutes ago
Comments : 0

What the electron’s near-perfect roundness means for new physics

Subreddit : science
Points : 25
Published : 3 hours ago
Comments : 4

Exploring your Inner Hades: DNA as Mortuary Archaeology

Author : mavenshaven
Subreddit : science
Points : 3
Published : 7 hours ago
Comments : 0

Allowing sunlight in through windows can kill bacteria that live in dust — "Dust kept in the dark contained organisms closely related to species associated with respiratory diseases, which were largely absent in dust exposed to daylight"

Author : xarc13
Subreddit : science
Points : 227
Published : 16 hours ago
Comments : 17

Advanced sequencing technology provides new insights into human mitochondrial diseases

Author : Mass1m01973
Subreddit : science
Points : 6
Published : 3 hours ago
Comments : 0

Researchers found that people who underwent a virtual reality experience, called 'Becoming Homeless,' were more empathetic toward the homeless and more likely to sign a petition in support of affordable housing than other study participants.

Author : man_l
Subreddit : science
Points : 24,413
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 964

Somatic mutant clones colonize the human esophagus with age

Subreddit : science
Points : 9
Published : 22 minutes ago
Comments : 0

[1704.00690] Quantum advantage with shallow circuits

Author : EvanConover
Subreddit : science
Points : 2
Published : 7 hours ago
Comments : 1

A newly discovered toxin that some bacteria deploy to fend off competing bacteria stands out from others in the battle for microbial domination, proving that old dogs can learn new tricks

Author : Mass1m01973
Subreddit : science
Points : 7
Published : 44 minutes ago
Comments : 0

Scientists prove the first clear advantage of quantum computers over classical - demonstrable on a constant depth Q computer (the only kind available) -for a class of problems, a constant-depth quantum circuit will work with more inputs, a classical computer needs to scale logarithmically

Author : stereomatch
Subreddit : science
Points : 9
Published : 1 hour ago
Comments : 1

Study on dynamics of hashtags

Subreddit : science
Points : 3
Published : 5 hours ago
Comments : 0

Serial circulating omega 3 polyunsaturated fatty acids and healthy ageing among older adults in the Cardiovascular Health Study: prospective cohort study

Subreddit : science
Points : 9
Published : 18 minutes ago
Comments : 0

Chemists design world's first high-temperature single-molecule magnet. This could inspire more efficient digital storage technologies for use in quantum computers.

Author : drewiepoodle
Subreddit : science
Points : 42
Published : 10 hours ago
Comments : 4

Hundreds of Dietary Supplements Are Tainted with Prescription Drugs

Author : vmahajan17
Subreddit : science
Points : 14
Published : 5 hours ago
Comments : 6

Binary Giant Black Holes Spotted at Galaxy's Core

Author : ThatCoconut
Subreddit : science
Points : 13
Published : 6 hours ago
Comments : 3

Scientists have discovered that the veins used to maintain structure on both the hindwings and forewings of certain butterfly species are part of a larger hearing apparatus that redirects sound waves to the ear drums, allowing them to hear with their wings.

Author : aqai
Subreddit : science
Points : 123
Published : 19 hours ago
Comments : 6

Study suggests breastfeeding can stifle drug-resistant bacteria in babies

Author : PHealthy
Subreddit : science
Points : 50
Published : 15 hours ago
Comments : 4

Researchers at the Center for Quantum Nanoscience (QNS) within the Institute for Basic Science (IBS) in South Korea have made a major scientific breakthrough by detecting the nuclear magnetism, or "nuclear spin" of a single atom

Author : Mass1m01973
Subreddit : science
Points : 32
Published : 13 hours ago
Comments : 1

Nutrition has a greater impact on bone strength than exercise. Mouse study found nutrition had a greater impact on bone mass and strength than exercise. Even after exercise stopped, mice retained bone strength gains as long as they ate a mineral-supplemented diet.

Author : drewiepoodle
Subreddit : science
Points : 38
Published : 14 hours ago
Comments : 5

"Astonishing" breakthrough in structure determination of small-molecules last night. ChemRxiv traffic spiked by 100% as two labs posted similar results showing 1 angstrom resolution structures from powder off the shelf. Big day for cryoEM and microED.

Author : PossumMan93
Subreddit : science
Points : 24
Published : 12 hours ago
Comments : 6

Repurposing Existing Drugs Could Let Us Treat Intractable Illnesses

Author : vmahajan17
Subreddit : science
Points : 7
Published : 5 hours ago
Comments : 2

Molding bacteria into unnatural shapes reveals the robustness of cell division - scientists show that FtsZ protein rings that form at the site of cell division can be made to change shape if the cell shape itself is altered using micro-containers

Author : stereomatch
Subreddit : science
Points : 12
Published : 9 hours ago
Comments : 4

Angkor, once the world’s most extensive city, had the preindustrial world’s largest water system — until droughts and floods triggered a devastating breakdown, new evidence suggests

Author : Science_News
Subreddit : science
Points : 44
Published : 16 hours ago
Comments : 5

Leonardo Da Vinci's Art Had Roots in a Physical Disorder, Argues JAMA Study: The Renaissance master might literally have seen things differently due to an eye disorder known as strabismus.

Author : Evan2895
Subreddit : science
Points : 19
Published : 13 hours ago
Comments : 6

Overparenting or helicopter parenting, a narcissistic parenting style, may impede the development of young adult independence, and be linked to development of narcissistic traits, which may be how narcissism can be passed on from generation to generation, suggests new study (n=380 college students).

Author : mvea
Subreddit : science
Points : 58,066
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 1693

Electronic Cigarettes: Impact on Lung Function and Fractional Exhaled Nitric Oxide Among Healthy Adults. A recent study comparing users of e-cigarettes (vaping) to non-smokers showed significant impairment of lung function and a pattern of peripheral obstructive airway involvement.

Author : Vymb
Subreddit : science
Points : 130
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 60

Higher levels of economic development and gender equality favor the manifestation of gender differences in preferences across countries

Author : karateraeate
Subreddit : science
Points : 11
Published : 11 hours ago
Comments : 2

New research reveals an unexpected benefit of large-scale offshore wind farms: the ability to lessen precipitation from hurricanes. Offshore wind farms can harness the kinetic energy from hurricanes and lessen the effects of wind and storm surge and they can also have an impact on precipitation.

Author : man_l
Subreddit : science
Points : 1,199
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 133

Mitigating the contrail cirrus climate impact by reducing aircraft soot number emissions

Author : doctor_raye
Subreddit : science
Points : 1
Published : 1 hour ago
Comments : 1

Coating two-dimensional MoS 2 with polymer creates a corrosive non-uniform interface

Author : doctor_raye
Subreddit : science
Points : 0
Published : 1 hour ago
Comments : 1

Researchers use AI to treat advanced cancer patient, completely halting disease progression. They used an AI platform to continuously identify the optimal doses of each cancer treatment drug to result in a durable response, allowing the patient to resume a completely normal and active lifestyle.

Author : drewiepoodle
Subreddit : science
Points : 1,175
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 56

Carbon fiber can store energy in the body of a vehicle

Author : Kukis13
Subreddit : science
Points : 15
Published : 14 hours ago
Comments : 7

Entering deep sleep and then waking up before completing the normal sleep cycle can result in a phenomenon known as sleep inertia, which is associated with reduced cognitive performance linked to reduced connectivity between brain networks, finds new brain scan research in NeuroImage.

Author : mvea
Subreddit : science
Points : 440
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 38

Limitations of social science studies - "Researchers replicated 62% of social-behaviour findings published in Science and Nature — a result matched almost exactly by a prediction market."

Subreddit : science
Points : 9
Published : 14 hours ago
Comments : 2

Bursting clouds for better communication - Researchers develop technology that bores a hole in clouds allowing laser-transmitted data from a satellite. Current radio waves transmissions can carry only so much information, and are easily intercepted. Lasers carry more information and are more secure

Author : drewiepoodle
Subreddit : science
Points : 11
Published : 14 hours ago
Comments : 1

Reassessing evidence of life in 3,700-million-year-old rocks of Greenland

Subreddit : science
Points : 10
Published : 13 hours ago
Comments : 5

Scientists find the shape of the electron is perfectly round, casting doubt on supersymmetry and theories of baryogenesis

Author : roundlepton
Subreddit : science
Points : 327
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 75

Scientists find that superflares from young red dwarf stars imperil habitable zone planets, potentially affecting the long-term habitability of those worlds

Subreddit : science
Points : 8
Published : 13 hours ago
Comments : 0

A new study published this week found that the social lives of sweat bees—named for their attraction to perspiration—are linked to patterns of activity in specific genes, including ones linked to autism

Author : Mass1m01973
Subreddit : science
Points : 7
Published : 13 hours ago
Comments : 1

An international team of researchers has successfully produced a Bose-Einstein condensate (BEC) in space for the first time. In their paper published in the journal Nature, the group describes creating a small experimental device that was carried on a rocket into space

Author : Mass1m01973
Subreddit : science
Points : 15
Published : 18 hours ago
Comments : 3

Scientists say they have found a way to make self-lubricating latex condoms that become slippery on contact. The condoms could withstand intercourse involving at least 1,000 thrusts without losing its slipperiness, the Royal Society Open Science journal reports.

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : science
Points : 2,490
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 222

A class of white blood cells becomes more inflammatory as they get older

Subreddit : science
Points : 11
Published : 18 hours ago
Comments : 1

Largest Autism Sequencing Study to Date Yields 102 Genes Associated with ASD

Author : dimps5678
Subreddit : science
Points : 58
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 11

Single neurons in the human brain encode numbers

Author : jq1984_is_me
Subreddit : science
Points : 34
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 5

Last year, astronomers triangulated incoming gravity waves to a common source, the merger of two neutron stars. Now, scientists have discovered a direct relative of the gravitational wave event. The new object, GRB150101B, is a gamma ray burst.

Author : drewiepoodle
Subreddit : science
Points : 10
Published : 18 hours ago
Comments : 8

A study finds widespread 'Moral Distress' among veterinarians. 69 percent said they'd felt moderate to severe distress about not being able to give animals what they thought was the right care. Almost two-thirds were bothered by inappropriate requests for euthanasia.

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : science
Points : 1,278
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 217

Study finds migrant women are more at risk of stillbirth

Subreddit : science
Points : 8
Published : 18 hours ago
Comments : 10

The Impact of Caesarean Section on the Risk of Childhood Overweight and Obesity: New Evidence from a Contemporary Cohort Study

Author : burtzev
Subreddit : science
Points : 7
Published : 15 hours ago
Comments : 4

Coffee intake is associated with a decreased risk of rosacea in women, according to a new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association.

Subreddit : science
Points : 4
Published : 15 hours ago
Comments : 2

Nature: Neuroscientists elucidate how cuttlefish control and develop skin patterning

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

Dandelion seeds reveal newly discovered form of natural flight. A study of dandelion seeds in motion has revealed a form of flight not seen before, and explains why the plant is among nature's best fliers.

Author : man_l
Subreddit : science
Points : 166
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 7

Biomechanics show stem cell necessity for effective treatment of volumetric muscle loss using bioengineered constructs

Author : doctor_raye
Subreddit : science
Points : 15
Published : 23 hours ago
Comments : 2

New research, published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, confirmed that six HIV-infected patients who received a stem cell transplant have the virus undetectable in blood and tissues, and one of them does not have antibodies, which suggests that HIV may have been eliminated from his body.

Author : mvea
Subreddit : science
Points : 750
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 12

Unexpected role of enzyme may help develop anti-cancer drugs

Author : la_serva
Subreddit : science
Points : 5
Published : 21 hours ago
Comments : 0

Europa Might Have 50-Foot Spikes on Its Surface that Could Destroy Visiting Spacecraft

Subreddit : science
Points : 24
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 14

Since the reintroduction of wolves to Yellowstone National Park in 1995, the park's ecosystem has become a deeply complex and heterogeneous system, aided by a strategy of minimal human intervention. The new study is a synthesis of 40 years of research on large mammals in Yellowstone National Park.

Author : man_l
Subreddit : science
Points : 31,158
Published : 2 days ago
Comments : 833

Laughter plays an important role in romantic relationships - if partners handle laughter or being laughed at in a similar way, they tend to be quite content with their relationship, which also affects their sexuality, suggests a new study.

Author : mvea
Subreddit : science
Points : 592
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 33

Eliminating emissions in China and India could add years to people's lives

Subreddit : science
Points : 38
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 4

The convergence of regenerative medicine and rehabilitation: federal perspectives

Author : doctor_raye
Subreddit : science
Points : 6
Published : 23 hours ago
Comments : 1

A study has found that greater compassion for other human beings scaled with the intensity of the belief in oneness. The more someone believed that everyone and everything was connected, the more likely they were to recognize the humanity they shared with other people.

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : science
Points : 244
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 38

Neuroimaging study: Facebook use linked to enlarged brain structures

Author : IBRObrain
Subreddit : science
Points : 6
Published : 23 hours ago
Comments : 11

Eye gaze patterns reveal how reasoning skills improve with experience

Author : doctor_raye
Subreddit : science
Points : 4
Published : 22 hours ago
Comments : 1

While conservatives and liberals tend to disagree on many environmental issues, they both view the development of solar power and other forms of renewable energy as financially savvy and a step towards self-sufficiency.

Author : man_l
Subreddit : science
Points : 1,083
Published : 2 days ago
Comments : 124

A drug first identified 150 years ago and used as a smooth-muscle relaxant might make tumors more sensitive to radiation therapy. The drug, papaverine, inhibits the respiration of mitochondria, the oxygen-consuming and energy-making components of cells, and sensitizes model tumors to radiation.

Author : man_l
Subreddit : science
Points : 27
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 3

Northern Fur Seal New and Recolonized Breeding Sites Have Population Growth Rates Among the Fastest of Any Fur Seal

Subreddit : science
Points : 6
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 3

The effect of the stress hormone cortisol on the metatranscriptome of the oral microbiome

Author : doctor_raye
Subreddit : science
Points : 5
Published : 22 hours ago
Comments : 3

New study uncovers how echo chambers provide the initial fuel for misinformation to go viral.

Subreddit : science
Points : 91
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 15

Scientists warn in a new study that the world's second-biggest organism, an ancient cloned tree spanning 107 acres, is dying fast.

Subreddit : science
Points : 47
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 7

Parents go to great lengths to ensure that their children attend top schools,surrounded by high-achieving peers. But data collected from individuals over a span of 50 years suggests that these aspects of selective schools aren't uniformly beneficial to students' educational and professional outcomes

Author : man_l
Subreddit : science
Points : 32
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 6

A formula used to calculate basic wood density has recently been corrected. Basic density is widely used to compute carbon storage by trees. Researchers estimate that the error in the initial formula resulted in an overestimation of forest carbon stocks, to the tune of almost 5%.

Author : drewiepoodle
Subreddit : science
Points : 1,657
Published : 2 days ago
Comments : 49

Bioluminescence and the enzyme Luciferase evolved independently, after genome sequencing of two American and Japanese firefly species that diverged approximately 100 million years ago. The study was crowdfunded and now the paper and genomes are available open-access.

Author : experimenters
Subreddit : science
Points : 37
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 2

The architecture of each person's brain is unique, and differences may influence how quickly people can complete various cognitive tasks. Scientists are developing a new tool to simulate how the structure of the brain may impact brain activity and, ultimately, human behavior.

Author : man_l
Subreddit : science
Points : 20
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 0

Scientists who performed the largest-ever genetic study of a puzzling type of adult-onset diabetes have uncovered new connections to the two major types of diabetes, offering intriguing insights into more accurate diagnosis and better treatment.

Author : man_l
Subreddit : science
Points : 13
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 1

Electric vehicles and most electronic devices are powered by lithium-ion batteries and manufacturers have had to design their devices around the size and shape of commercially available batteries. But researchers have developed a new method to 3D print lithium-ion batteries in virtually any shape.

Author : man_l
Subreddit : science
Points : 16
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 2

A new study demonstrates that stem cell proliferation is directly controlled by the autonomic nervous system (ANS). Its two major networks of nerve fibers run from the brain through the entire body, with neurons reaching into nearly every organ.

Author : man_l
Subreddit : science
Points : 14
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 5

Eliminating emissions in India and China could add years to people's lives

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

Early life forms on Earth may have been able to generate metabolic energy from sunlight using a purple-pigmented molecule called retinal that possibly predates the evolution of chlorophyll and photosynthesis. As a consequence, early Earth may have looked purple

Author : Mass1m01973
Subreddit : science
Points : 6,182
Published : 2 days ago
Comments : 196

Length of ring and index fingers 'linked to sexuality'. Research suggests that our sexuality is determined in the womb and is dependent on the amount of male hormone we are exposed to, with those exposed to higher levels of testosterone being more likely to be bisexual or homosexual.

Author : man_l
Subreddit : science
Points : 10
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 20

People with psychopathic tendencies are slightly more likely to be a company boss, but a new study finds that psychopathic traits in men help them emerge as leaders and be seen as effective, but these same tendencies are seen as a negative in women.

Author : mvea
Subreddit : science
Points : 27,023
Published : 2 days ago
Comments : 1261

Disintegration of simulated drinking water biofilms with arrays of microchannel plasma jets

Author : doctor_raye
Subreddit : science
Points : 1
Published : 22 hours ago
Comments : 1

A new study on Civil War prisoners adds to the evidence suggesting that our parents’—and even grandparents’—experiences might affect our DNA.

Author : Jumbo_laya
Subreddit : science
Points : 14
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 2