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A study has found that students appreciate when instructors tell jokes in science class, but that female and male students differ in what topics they find funny or offensive. Funny humor tends to increase student attention to course content, instructor relatability, and student sense of belonging.

Author : moombai
Subreddit : science
Points : 23,857
Published : 1 hour ago
Comments : 922

The ‘zombie gene’ that may protect elephants from cancer - With such enormous bodies, elephants should be particularly prone to tumors. But an ancient gene in their DNA, somehow resurrected, seems to shield them, by aggressively killing off cells whose DNA has been damaged, finds new research.

Author : mvea
Subreddit : science
Points : 46,325
Published : 14 hours ago
Comments : 827

Fracking operations are using more and more water. The study found that water use per well increased by as much as 770 percent from 2011 to 2016, while wastewater volumes rose by as much as 1,440 percent in two Texas shale formations

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : science
Points : 756
Published : 3 hours ago
Comments : 42

World's oldest cheese found in Egyptian tomb of Ptahmes, mayor of Memphis in Egypt during the 13th century BC. Biomolecular proteomic characterization shows that the constituting material was a dairy product obtained by mixing sheep/goat and cow milk.

Author : moombai
Subreddit : science
Points : 404
Published : 1 hour ago
Comments : 21

New research shows that in order to fall asleep, one must first go through a complex neurological process of decreasing responsiveness to environmental stimuli. This may explain why individuals with high stress and anxiety find it so difficult to sleep.

Author : 3Magic_Beans
Subreddit : science
Points : 89
Published : 5 hours ago
Comments : 8

A rechargeable battery technology developed at the University of Michigan could double the output of today's lithium ion cells--drastically extending electric vehicle ranges and time between cell phone charges, without taking up any added space.

Author : Spatoz
Subreddit : science
Points : 926
Published : 7 hours ago
Comments : 87

A global study has shown that children in 27 developing countries have better nutrition--when they live near forests.

Author : moombai
Subreddit : science
Points : 336
Published : 2 hours ago
Comments : 12

Bee friendly' pesticide cuts colonies by half, study finds. Neonicotinoids are the most commonly used insecticide in the world, but the evolution of resistance by pests, as well as bans and restrictions on their usage has resulted in a demand for alternative pesticides

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : science
Points : 494
Published : 6 hours ago
Comments : 20

People who are impressed by seemingly profound statements that are actually nonsensical tend to be less charitable, suggests new research. The study indicates that bullshit-sensitivity is linked to prosocial behavior.

Author : mvea
Subreddit : science
Points : 31,359
Published : 21 hours ago
Comments : 2047

A study of more than 1 million pregnancies in Finland reports that elevated levels of a metabolite of the banned insecticide DDT in the blood of pregnant women are linked to increased risk for autism in the offspring.

Author : Spatoz
Subreddit : science
Points : 21
Published : 6 hours ago
Comments : 3

A study by the Environmental Working Group says the controversial ingredient "glyphosate" an ingredient from Roundup, has been detected in popular kids’ breakfast cereals, including Cheerios, Lucky Charms and Quaker Old Fashioned Oats.

Subreddit : science
Points : 15
Published : 6 hours ago
Comments : 7

We were walking upright earlier than paleontologists previously thought. - Study finds that adaptations for bipedal walking in primates occurred as early as 4.4 million years ago, and in that process early hominin feet may have retained some grasping ability.

Author : drewiepoodle
Subreddit : science
Points : 238
Published : 8 hours ago
Comments : 23

Group loyalty is inherent, not learned: The simple status of belonging is enough to trigger defence and aggression

Author : Jarijari7
Subreddit : science
Points : 250
Published : 9 hours ago
Comments : 42

'Millennia of human activity': heatwave reveals lost UK archaeological sites | Science

Subreddit : science
Points : 24
Published : 1 hour ago
Comments : 0

New research suggests sea level rise caused by man-made global warming is likely to increase the risk of devastating tsunamis. Scientists estimate that a minor rise of just 12 inches of sea level would put coastal communities in greater danger.

Author : drewiepoodle
Subreddit : science
Points : 37
Published : 38 minutes ago
Comments : 7

NIH-funded researchers reverse congenital blindness in mice - New technique generates rod photoreceptors that integrate into the retina and brain, as reported in Nature.

Author : mvea
Subreddit : science
Points : 40
Published : 1 hour ago
Comments : 4

Duke Team Finds Missing Immune Cells That Could Fight Lethal Brain Tumors

Subreddit : science
Points : 230
Published : 11 hours ago
Comments : 5

A new U.S. study examines whether quitting cigarettes is worth the weight gain, and finds you are still better off in the long run. Compared with smokers, even the quitters who gained the most weight had at least a 50 percent lower risk of dying prematurely from heart disease and other causes.

Author : MotherHolle
Subreddit : science
Points : 8
Published : 6 hours ago
Comments : 0

Egyptian mummification 'recipe' revealed

Author : Benjaminsen
Subreddit : science
Points : 7
Published : 6 hours ago
Comments : 0

A new pesticide may be as harmful to bees as the old one. Chronic exposure to the sulfoximine-based insecticide sulfoxaflor produced significantly fewer workers than unexposed controls, and ultimately produced fewer reproductive offspring.

Author : moombai
Subreddit : science
Points : 32
Published : 2 hours ago
Comments : 3

Scientists design material that can store energy like an eagle’s grip

Author : sris123
Subreddit : science
Points : 6
Published : 6 hours ago
Comments : 1

Cancer drugs may help the liver recover from common painkiller overdoses. Thousands of people overdose with Tylenol or other acetaminophen-containing drugs each year, leading to liver damage. In a new study, researchers found a way to repair the liver damage in mice.

Author : MotherHolle
Subreddit : science
Points : 6
Published : 6 hours ago
Comments : 1

A new study shows that molecules involved in our bodies' processing of cannabis, called endocannabinoids, may have the potential to control and prevent intestinal inflammation in mice.

Author : MotherHolle
Subreddit : science
Points : 5
Published : 7 hours ago
Comments : 1

A number of swirls (swirling patterns of magnetic polarizations called B-modes) recently detected in the faint echo of light at the edge of space could be signs of a previous universe existing before ours, according to a new study.

Author : MotherHolle
Subreddit : science
Points : 5
Published : 6 hours ago
Comments : 1

Researchers have discovered that the hearts of newborn piglets do can almost completely heal themselves after experimental heart attacks. This remarkable ability has clinical implications for humans.

Author : Spatoz
Subreddit : science
Points : 39
Published : 3 hours ago
Comments : 23

Stone Age mass graves unearthed on Scottish islands could have been used to house prehistoric tsunami victims, according to a controversial new study. The Orkney islands is home to at least 72 stone tombs – known as 'cairns' – dating back as far as 6,000 years ago.

Author : drewiepoodle
Subreddit : science
Points : 34
Published : 4 hours ago
Comments : 2

New evidence from the University of California Berkeley shows that sleep deprivation spurs a vicious, self-sustaining cycle of loneliness.

Subreddit : science
Points : 34,725
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 873

Higher rifampin doses for TB appear more efficacious with no greater risks

Author : PHealthy
Subreddit : science
Points : 18
Published : 1 hour ago
Comments : 3

The multicolored cloud bands that streak across Jupiter's face are roughly 1,900 miles deep (about 4% the planet's radius). And according to new research, they would be much deeper if Jupiter had a weaker magnetic field, which is currently 20,000 times stronger than Earth's.

Author : clayt6
Subreddit : science
Points : 27
Published : 3 hours ago
Comments : 3

“Facial feedback”, the idea that our facial expressions can feed back into our psychological state and behavior (for example, if your mouth is forced into a smile, you become a bit happier) has been supported by a new study, but if you feel like you’re being observed, this effect may be reduced.

Author : mvea
Subreddit : science
Points : 153
Published : 13 hours ago
Comments : 14

In a new study examining peer pressure from robots, school-aged children tended to echo the incorrect but unanimous responses of a group of robots to a simple visual task, while adults who often go along with the errant judgments of human peers resisted such social pressure applied by robots.

Author : MotherHolle
Subreddit : science
Points : 3
Published : 6 hours ago
Comments : 1

In a breakthrough approach that combines virtual reality and artificial tactile sensations, two amputees feel as though their prosthetic hand belongs to their own body. Moreover, the scientists show that the phantom limb actually grows into the prosthetic hand.

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : science
Points : 61
Published : 10 hours ago
Comments : 2

Chemo spray may offer alternative to conventional chemotherapy. Compared to conventional intravenous therapy, the topical spray promises lower risk of systemic toxicity and better healing effects

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : science
Points : 16
Published : 3 hours ago
Comments : 1

DMT, a powerful psychedelic compound found in ayahuasca, can model near-death experiences in the brain, a study has found

Subreddit : science
Points : 356
Published : 20 hours ago
Comments : 188

Mechanism that affects multiplication of dengue virus lineage is discovered

Author : lucyzr
Subreddit : science
Points : 2
Published : 4 hours ago
Comments : 1

Atomic iron and titanium in the atmosphere of the exoplanet KELT-9b

Author : jdrch
Subreddit : science
Points : 2
Published : 4 hours ago
Comments : 0

Atomic iron and titanium has been detected in the atmosphere of the exoplanet hotter than most stars, KELT-9b

Subreddit : science
Points : 13
Published : 4 hours ago
Comments : 2

A supermassive black hole has been discovered in a tiny galaxy: 'The galaxy, called Fornax UCD3, belongs to a recently discovered, rare and unusual class of stellar systems known as ultracompact dwarfs (UCDs), which are populated by older stars.'

Author : maxwellhill
Subreddit : science
Points : 34
Published : 9 hours ago
Comments : 2

Researchers find that isoniazid-resistant tuberculosis expressed diminished katG protein and switched from a glycotic metabolism to a fatty acid metabolism potentially exposing a new therapeutic target.

Author : PHealthy
Subreddit : science
Points : 9
Published : 1 hour ago
Comments : 2

A team of local scientists has found that the size of South Koreans’ heads grew rapidly after Korea’s liberation from Japanese colonial rule in 1945.

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : science
Points : 36,495
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 1862

Climate change has doubled the frequency of ocean heatwaves

Author : tachyonburst
Subreddit : science
Points : 1
Published : 4 hours ago
Comments : 2

The North American Southwest was home to scarlet macaw breeding centers as early as 900 AD. Prized by the people of Chaco Canyon for their religious & cultural significance, macaws appear to have been raised in one of the first sustainable systems of non-agricultural animal husbandry in this region.

Subreddit : science
Points : 31
Published : 10 hours ago
Comments : 2

Scientists and students will be aboard a ship on a research expedition through the Northwest Passage in the Canadian Arctic archipelago

Subreddit : science
Points : 8
Published : 3 hours ago
Comments : 3

Infection Hypothesis May Explain the Beta Amyloid Hypothesis of Alzheimer’s Disease

Author : izumi3682
Subreddit : science
Points : 19
Published : 8 hours ago
Comments : 3

Spacewalking Cosmonauts Toss Tiny Satellites From Space Station

Author : MoisesDunk
Subreddit : science
Points : 2
Published : 7 hours ago
Comments : 0

Nanohydrogel Delivers Healing Muscle Satellite Cells to Injured Elderly Muscles, Duchene MS Muscle in mouse models

Author : benbrum
Subreddit : science
Points : 9
Published : 3 hours ago
Comments : 0

Humans are pushing the Earth closer to a climate cliff | John Abraham | Environment

Subreddit : science
Points : 34
Published : 11 hours ago
Comments : 11

Immune Cells in the Developing Brain Determine Adult Sexual Behavior

Author : genengnews
Subreddit : science
Points : 22
Published : 9 hours ago
Comments : 10

Researchers have found that children who need assistance improving their social skills might benefit more when grouped with peers who have similar social skill levels, rather than with peers who have a similar disability or disorder.

Author : moombai
Subreddit : science
Points : 6
Published : 1 hour ago
Comments : 1

Researchers have created a polymeric synthetic wood that matches wood's natural strength and is also flame resistant to boot.

Author : moombai
Subreddit : science
Points : 4
Published : 1 hour ago
Comments : 3

Wage gap between hospital executives and doctors is widening, study finds - Over the past decade, salaries for hospital CEOs have risen much faster than for surgeons, physicians, and nurses.

Author : mvea
Subreddit : science
Points : 506
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 82

A new study finds that in online dating, men’s sexual desirability peaks at age 50, while women’s starts high at 18 and then falls from there.

Author : MotherHolle
Subreddit : science
Points : 1
Published : 6 hours ago
Comments : 4

Tax havens and global environmental degradation

Author : ProfProof
Subreddit : science
Points : 24
Published : 11 hours ago
Comments : 1

People with prediabetes who go to bed later, eat meals later and are more active and alert later in the day — those who have an “evening preference” — have higher body mass indices compared with people with prediabetes who do things earlier in the day, or exhibit morning preference.

Author : moombai
Subreddit : science
Points : 3
Published : 1 hour ago
Comments : 7

Quantum physicists look for fundamental particle of gravity (gravitons) using a microchip.

Subreddit : science
Points : 18
Published : 9 hours ago
Comments : 12

NIH Study Shows How MERS Coronavirus Evolves to Infect Different Species

Author : burtzev
Subreddit : science
Points : 3
Published : 1 hour ago
Comments : 0

A new HIV drug (ibalizumab) reduced viral replication and increased immune cells in individuals with advanced, drug-resistant HIV infection. Used in combination with existing HIV medications, the drug is a promising strategy for patients who have run out of effective treatment options.

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

Each insect olfactory system is tailored to a species' particular habitat and needs. And a new study suggests that this versatility is facilitated by the unique structure of odorant-gated ion channels.

Subreddit : science
Points : 7
Published : 6 hours ago
Comments : 0

How ugly marital spats might open the door to disease. “We think that this everyday marital distress – at least for some people – is causing changes in the gut that lead to inflammation and, potentially, illness.”

Author : cassidy498
Subreddit : science
Points : 17
Published : 11 hours ago
Comments : 3

Chemicals produced by vegetables such as kale, cabbage and broccoli prevent colon cancer in mice

Author : moombai
Subreddit : science
Points : 36
Published : 16 hours ago
Comments : 3

Eating breakfast before exercise may "prime" the body to burn carbohydrates during exercise and more rapidly digest food after working out, University of Bath researchers have found.

Author : Spatoz
Subreddit : science
Points : 46
Published : 17 hours ago
Comments : 6

New study investigates how adolescent high school students (N = 1203) perceive sexual relationships between students and teachers.

Author : isaidscience
Subreddit : science
Points : 4
Published : 5 hours ago
Comments : 0

Lab-made fossils could reveal how dinosaurs really looked

Author : Mister_Snrub
Subreddit : science
Points : 11
Published : 10 hours ago
Comments : 6

Men are better at navigating than women due to discrimination and unequal opportunities than any innate ability, according to a test conducted of more than 2.5 million people from every country in the world.

Author : moombai
Subreddit : science
Points : 3
Published : 2 hours ago
Comments : 6

People are averse to machines making moral decisions

Author : speckz
Subreddit : science
Points : 8
Published : 10 hours ago
Comments : 1

Researchers discover that the brains of bees and wasps can recognize faces. This is despite the tiny size of the insects' brains. They contain fewer than one million brain cells, compared with the 86 billion that make up a human brain.

Author : MotherHolle
Subreddit : science
Points : 354
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 34

The genetics of merle coat patterns in dogs

Subreddit : science
Points : 15
Published : 13 hours ago
Comments : 2

Immune cells in the brain have surprising influence on sexual behavior

Author : sris123
Subreddit : science
Points : 36
Published : 18 hours ago
Comments : 4

Signal-to-Noise and Time-Reversed Structures in Gamma-Ray Burst Pulse Light Curves

Author : man_gomer_lot
Subreddit : science
Points : 2
Published : 5 hours ago
Comments : 5

World’s oldest cheese found in Egyptian tomb

Subreddit : science
Points : 5
Published : 7 hours ago
Comments : 1

Seabird species have responded to changing Arctic environmental conditions over the last four decades. Declines in the Black-legged Kittiwake are tied to deteriorating zooplankton productivity, while the Red-legged Kittiwakes, also declining, are more sensitive to warming ocean surface temperatures.

Subreddit : science
Points : 8
Published : 11 hours ago
Comments : 0

Eating breakfast before exercise may "prime" the body to burn carbohydrates during exercise and more rapidly digest food after working out, University of Bath researchers have found.

Subreddit : science
Points : 2
Published : 7 hours ago
Comments : 0

Scientists have just discovered scotoids, an entirely new geometric shape previously unknown to science or mathematics, and it's been hiding in your skin all along. As for why the scutoids exists at all, they say that the twisted prism enables a more energy-efficient shape as epithelial cells bend.

Author : man_l
Subreddit : science
Points : 15
Published : 17 hours ago
Comments : 2

For the first time, scientists have shown that in certain people living with HIV, a type of antibody called immunoglobulin G3 (IgG3) stops the immune system's B cells from doing their normal job of fighting pathogens.

Author : Spatoz
Subreddit : science
Points : 1,184
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 41

Although chemotherapies have been highly useful as targeted treatments for cancer, unwanted side effects still plague patients. Now, researchers have demonstrated that specialized nucleic acid-based nanostructures could be used to target cancer cells while bypassing normal cells.

Author : drewiepoodle
Subreddit : science
Points : 78
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 1

Chemists from the University of Glasgow have developed a flow battery system - using a nano-molecule - that can store electric power or hydrogen gas. Giving a new type of hybrid energy storage system that can be used as a flow battery or for hydrogen storage.

Author : digighoul
Subreddit : science
Points : 7
Published : 12 hours ago
Comments : 2

CASE STUDY: Breakthroughs in Brain Research with High Performance Computing

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

Mixing energy drinks with alcohol could enhance the negative effects of binge drinking

Author : lucyzr
Subreddit : science
Points : 24
Published : 19 hours ago
Comments : 14

The largest star cluster in the Milky Way—Omega Centauri—is basically uninhabitable. The cluster's 10 million stars are so tightly packed together that they're only separated by about 0.2 light-years, which disrupts orbiting planets. For comparison, the Sun is 4.2 light-years from its nearest star.

Author : clayt6
Subreddit : science
Points : 68
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 9

Chemicals produced by vegetables such as kale, cabbage and broccoli could help to maintain a healthy gut and prevent colon cancer. mice fed on a diet rich in indole-3-carbinol - produced when we digest vegetables from the Brassica genus - were protected from gut inflammation and colon cancer

Author : Spatoz
Subreddit : science
Points : 13
Published : 17 hours ago
Comments : 0

Expected patterns of local ancestry in a hybrid zone

Subreddit : science
Points : 2
Published : 7 hours ago
Comments : 0

Efficient but unpredictable CRISPR- New research highlights the usefulness and intricacies of CRISPR/Cas9 technology

Subreddit : science
Points : 4
Published : 13 hours ago
Comments : 0

Remote quantum clock synchronization without synchronized clocks

Author : doctor_raye
Subreddit : science
Points : 7
Published : 14 hours ago
Comments : 1

Towards In-baggage Suspicious Object Detection Using Commodity WiFi

Author : EvanConover
Subreddit : science
Points : 0
Published : 4 hours ago
Comments : 0

Global Highlights in Neuroengineering 2005-2018

Subreddit : science
Points : 1
Published : 5 hours ago
Comments : 0

A team of astronomers led by George Becker at the University of California, Riverside, has made a surprising discovery: 12.5 billion years ago, the most opaque place in the universe contained relatively little matter.

Author : edwinksl
Subreddit : science
Points : 75
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 6

Parental Life Span Predicts Daughters Living to 90 without Chronic Disease or Disability

Author : recentfish
Subreddit : science
Points : 2
Published : 11 hours ago
Comments : 1

Infection Dynamics of a Bloom-Forming Alga and Its Virus Determine Airborne Coccolith Emission from Seawater

Author : EvanConover
Subreddit : science
Points : 2
Published : 9 hours ago
Comments : 1

A study has found babies in strollers or prams can be exposed to up to 60 percent more pollution than their parents, causing potential damage to their frontal lobe and impacting on their cognitive abilities and brain development.

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : science
Points : 57
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 11

A large population study in Manitoba, Canada finds that there is no increased risk of autism from early childhood antibiotic use.

Author : PHealthy
Subreddit : science
Points : 259
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 9

Elephants rarely get cancer. Here's why this matters to humans

Author : TsukiZombina
Subreddit : science
Points : 3
Published : 7 hours ago
Comments : 5

MIT mathematicians solve age-old spaghetti mystery

Author : shagminer
Subreddit : science
Points : 149
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 54

Reports from cannabis users that the drug reduces the symptoms of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) may finally be explained by new research that shows for the first time that endocannabinoids help control and prevent intestinal inflammation in mice.

Author : mvea
Subreddit : science
Points : 1,184
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 105

Seizure-prediction tools work for only some of the 65 million people with epilepsy. So, researchers crowdsourced 10,000 algorithms from 646 developers, hoping to expand access and personalize the tech. The top algorithms improved seizure prediction by 90% for patients who were hardest to forecast.

Subreddit : science
Points : 264
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 11

The world is likely to see more extreme temperatures in the coming four years as natural warming reinforces manmade climate change, according to a new global forecasting system.

Author : drewiepoodle
Subreddit : science
Points : 92
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 19

Ancient Ceramic Cups Reveal Oldest Direct Evidence of Beer in Mesopotamia - Researchers are working on resurrecting the recipe.

Author : drewiepoodle
Subreddit : science
Points : 425
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 24

U.S. Bird Population Plummets in Piñon Forests. In just a decade, three quarters of birds have vanished after drought, heat stress, and beetles killed millions of piñon trees in the southwest

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : science
Points : 25
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 2

Tax havens shielding companies responsible for deforestation and overfishing | 70% of vessels implicated in illegal, unreported or unregulated fishing are registered in tax havens, report finds

Author : pnewell
Subreddit : science
Points : 113
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 2

According to new research, shark repelling magnets could ward off sharks and rays, preventing them from being accidentally caught by baited fish traps.

Subreddit : science
Points : 25
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 2

Vaping may damage immune system and lead to lung disease, study suggests

Author : Khaleeasi24
Subreddit : science
Points : 962
Published : 2 days ago
Comments : 383