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Astronomy Huge black hole discovered in Milky Way satellite galaxy

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r/science 1h ago

Health Nighttime eating boosted glucose levels—a risk factor for diabetes—while restricting meals to the daytime prevented this effect. This could lead to novel behavioral interventions aimed at improving health of shift workers—grocery stockers, hotel workers, truck drivers, first responders, and others.

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r/science 2h ago

Psychology Study: Republicans lost faith in 2020 election results; Fox News played pivotal role. Regardless of political party, the more an individual consumed and trusted Fox News, the less faith he or she had in the electoral process. We now exist in a media landscape that is sharply polarized.

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r/science 5h ago

Astronomy Famous space family has a surprisingly peaceful history. The seven planets orbiting the star TRAPPIST-1 were largely spared cosmic collisions, raising questions about where these worlds got their water.

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r/science 6h ago

Physics Researchers detected a quantum phase transition taking place in iron more than 1000 kilometres deep within the Earth's mantle. This transition, known as a spin crossover, may enable better understanding of tectonic events including volcanic eruptions & earthquakes.

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r/science 7h ago

Medicine Immune cells may trigger inflammation in MS

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Biology Western honeybees: World's most common bee originated 7 million years ago in Asia. genetic analysis suggests the world’s most common species of honeybee, the western honeybee, first appeared in western Asia about 7 million years ago and then spread into Africa and Europe.

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r/science 8h ago Helpful

Psychology A new study published in the Journal of Humanistic Psychology sheds light on the mechanism connecting psychedelic use to improved mental health. The study found evidence of a pathway whereby the use of psychedelics increases spirituality, and in turn, leads to better emotion regulation

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Medicine Immune system-stimulating nanoparticle could lead to more powerful vaccines.

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r/science 12h ago

Neuroscience Jellyfish have more complicated mental lives than we imagined. A new study in Cell used transgenic jellies to probe nervous system function, and found a surprising degree of organization for a critter without a brain.

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r/science 13h ago

Earth Science The emergence, trajectory, and impacts of emerging contaminants

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r/science 13h ago

Economics All’s Well That Ages Well: The Economic Value of Targeting Aging -Martin Ellison, an economist at Oxford

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r/science 14h ago

Health Evidence for a connection between coronavirus disease-19 and exposure to radiofrequency radiation from wireless communications including 5G

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r/science 14h ago

Astronomy Astronomers find 2 supermassive black holes — the nearest to Earth ever discovered, are merging into a single 'monster'

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r/science 14h ago

Epidemiology MVA vector expression of SARS-CoV-2 spike protein and protection of adult Syrian hamsters against SARS-CoV-2 challenge

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r/science 15h ago

Cancer A diagnostic autoantibody signature for primary cutaneous melanoma

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r/science 15h ago

Biology Diet-driven mercury contamination is associated with polar bear gut microbiota

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Medicine Moderna COVID-19 vaccine is slightly more effective than the Pfizer inoculation.

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r/science 15h ago

Physics Ignition First in a Fusion Reaction

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r/science 16h ago

Earth Science Science Museum’s Blockbuster Science Fiction Exhibition

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r/science 16h ago

Health A recent study provides further evidence that lower salt consumption and higher potassium intake is linked with lower risk of strokes and heart disease.

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r/science 16h ago

Health Most smokers start early—90% of adult smokers first tried tobacco by age 18. New study shows emphasizing immediate negative outcomes of smoking and vaping—such as disapproval of friends or being a turnoff to others—can be a more successful approach in preventing and reducing tobacco and nicotine use

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r/science 16h ago

Animal Science Sclerite assembly, articulation and protective system of Lower Devonian machaeridians

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r/science 16h ago

Astronomy Study: Space missions to Mars and other planets and moons carry risks of biological contamination – for both Earth and the planets targeted by space missions. Planets and moons potentially containing life should be treated as ‘insular systems’, like the oceanic islands and isolated areas on Earth.

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r/science 18h ago Helpful

Biology Gene edited sex selection may spare animal suffering: Scientists have used gene editing technology to create female-only and male-only litters of mice.

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