r/science 8h ago

Social Science New research indicates that a shared sense of reality plays an important role in social connections. The findings help explain what makes new acquaintances feel like they “click” when they first meet, and also why romantic couples and close friends feel like they share a common mind.

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r/science 10h ago

Social Science Spillover Effects of Scandals on Exits from the Catholic and Protestant Churches in Germany: Sexual abuse and financial scandals in the Catholic Church contributed to increased exit rates not just of Catholics but of Protestant Church members as well

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r/science 7h ago

Anthropology New study helps explain why increasing population densities are linked to decreasing fertility rates

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r/science 1h ago

Animal Science Canine hyperactivity, impulsivity, and inattention share similar demographic risk factors and behavioural comorbidities with human ADHD

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r/science 1d ago

Cancer New Israeli cancer study leads to possible immunotherapy breakthrough

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r/science 10h ago

Psychology By early years of school, gender stereotypes from a variety of sources have already influenced children—leading them to aspire to “traditional” male and female vocations. This flows into lower numbers of girls taking STEM subjects, which leads to fewer women going on to work in the sciences.

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r/science 10h ago

Social Science Increasing population densities predict decreasing fertility rates over time: A 174-nation investigation

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r/science 19h ago

Social Science Increased screen time is unlikely to be directly harmful to 9-and-10-year-old children.

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r/science 1d ago

Medicine Scientists have shown for the first time that coronavirus vaccines and prior coronavirus infections can provide broad immunity against other, similar coronaviruses. The findings build a rationale for universal coronavirus vaccines that could prove useful in the face of future epidemics

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r/science 12h ago

Animal Science Vivid biofluorescence discovered in the nocturnal Springhare (Pedetidae) - From article: "We have discovered a funky and vivid porphyrin-based biofluorescence in Pedetidate"

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r/science 1d ago

Medicine Lifespan has increased dramatically, but those extra years are often wracked with disease — A new Mayo Clinic study seeks to answer whether regenerative medicine could slow the clock on age-related disorders to live a high-quality life in the final years

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r/science 1d ago

Psychology Scientists uncover a psychological factor that explains support for QAnon better than political ideology

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r/science 15h ago

Medicine Guillain-Barré Syndrome: Inverted Paralysis Post-Operatively in a Patient With Ulcerative Colitis

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r/science 5h ago

Environment Global urban population exposure to extreme heat

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r/science 10h ago

Biology Glutamine supplementation decreases the initiation and progression of atherosclerosis by reducing post-exercise oxidative stress, serum levels of leptin, and oxidized low-density lipoprotein (LDL).

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r/science 1d ago

Medicine COVID super-immunity: one of the pandemic’s great puzzles. People who have previously recovered from COVID-19 have a stronger immune response after being vaccinated than those who have never been infected. Scientists are trying to find out why.

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r/science 22h ago

Environment Guardian article with IPCC models of rain, fires, heat and changes due to climate change

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r/science 1d ago

Social Science Scientists uncover a psychological factor that explains support for QAnon better than political ideology: ‘Especially with the ascendance of Trump, we witnessed a blending of left-right political concerns with antagonistic orientations toward the political establishment’

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r/science 1d ago

Health Research review shows intermittent fasting works for weight loss, health changes

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r/science 1d ago

Neuroscience A microRNA signature that correlates with cognition and is a target against cognitive decline

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r/science 2d ago

Psychology News avoidance during the COVID-19 pandemic is associated with better mental well-being

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r/science 1d ago

Social Science New study helps explain why increasing population densities are linked to decreasing fertility rates

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r/science 1d ago

Chemistry Uranium’s strong covalent bond breaks periodic table predictions

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r/science 1d ago

Psychology Measurement of Sexual Interests with Pupillary Responses: A Meta-Analysis

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r/science 1d ago

Medicine Warm milk makes you sleepy — peptides could explain why

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