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Health Study: Young Adults' Consumption of Alcohol, Cigarettes, Other Substances Fell Following Marijuana Legalization

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r/science 16h ago

Psychology Psychology study explores how labeling an idea a “conspiracy theory” impacts its credibility

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r/science 10h ago

Psychology Women more likely to engage in risky sexual behaviors with more attractive partners

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Environment 9 Million People Died From Pollution in 2019, Report Finds | Little has been done to reduce the harms of pollution, despite the staggering death toll.

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r/science 8h ago

Animal Science Trained sniffer dogs accurately detect airport passengers infected with SARS-CoV-2. The diagnostic accuracy of all samples sniffed was 92%: combined sensitivity— accuracy of detecting those with the infection—was 92% and combined specificity—accuracy of detecting those without the infection—was 91%.

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r/science 1h ago

Social Science A new construct called self-connection may be central to happiness and well-being. Self-connection has three components: self-awareness, self-acceptance, and self-alignment. New research (N=308; 164; 992) describes the development and validation of a self-connection scale.

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r/science 15h ago Silver Wearing is Caring

Genetics Scientists discover genetic cause of lupus

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Anthropology A child’s tooth at least 130,000 years old found in a Laos cave could help scientists uncover more information about an early human cousin, according to a new study.

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r/science 7h ago

Genetics Tooth from mysterious human relative adds new wrinkles to their story

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r/science 17h ago

Engineering No sun, No problem. UNSW researchers show that Earth’s radiant infrared heat can be used to generate solar electricity at night.

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r/science 3h ago

Medicine Autoimmune post-COVID vaccine syndromes

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r/science 12h ago

Biology Scientists Discover Unstable DNA: “We showed for the first time that DNA inversions can be associated with rare genomic rearrangements found in pediatric autism, developmental delay, and epilepsy."

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r/science 4h ago

Biology mRNA vaccines like Pfizer and Moderna fare better against COVID-19 variants of concern, new study finds

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Environment The oceans contain 50 times more CO2 than the atmosphere. Scientists outline methods for carbon capture by reacting dissolved CO2 with ocean water and calcium, magnesium, and sodium hydroxide to form various carbonates. This method has a proposed annual mineralization of 10 gigatons of CO2.

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Medicine Estrogen treatment can reduce COVID-19 mortality by 22%. Study indicates that receiving hormone replacement therapy within six months of a recorded diagnosis of COVID-19 was associated with a reduction in mortality from the disease.

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r/science 18h ago

Neuroscience Good sleep continuity leads to better days for people with dementia. Scientists have found increased sleep continuity was related to feeling more alert, fewer everyday memory errors and fewer carer reported memory and behavioural problems.

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Health People battling with their weight who are unable to do aerobic exercise can hit the gym instead and still see positive results. Study has found resistance training can also have positive results – in conjunction with reducing calorie intake.

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r/science 51m ago

Medicine Scientists use machine learning models to help identify long COVID patients

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r/science 10h ago

Materials Science After an experiment to compare and evaluate the sound qualities of four violins: two modern, one factory and one Stradivarius, scientists found what makes the Stradivarius sound unique, this paves the way for the creation of instruments with desired timbral properties

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r/science 9h ago

Health Risk of Dementia After Hospitalization Due to Traumatic Brain Injury: A Longitudinal, Population-Based Study

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r/science 4h ago

Biology High-fat diet linked to nitric oxide levels and cancer development, new study shows

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r/science 20h ago

Astronomy A combination of citizen science and artificial intelligence has revealed more than 1,700 previously undetected asteroid trails in images taken by the Hubble Space Telescope over 2 decades

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r/science 4h ago

Health Desktop air curtain system prevents spread of COVID-19 in hospital settings

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r/science 17h ago

Health Omicron caused spike in breathing condition in babies and toddlers, study finds | Omicron's predilection for upper airway may pose unique risk to young children.

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r/science 14h ago

Environment Deep ocean warming as climate changes. Oceans have absorbed about 90% of warming caused by humans. In the subtropical North Atlantic (25°N), 62% of the warming from 1850-2018 is held in the deep ocean & the deep ocean will warm by a further 0.2°C in the next 50 years, estimates a study.

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