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Social Science Study found that who avoids the news do it in part because they anticipate news will make them anxious without being relevant to their lives, resulting in limited engagement with news, and by extension, civic and political affairs

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Paleontology Paleontologists have identified a new genus and species of algae more than 500m years old. The ancient fossil — 541m years old — predates the origin of land plants, & interestingly the fossil is the first and oldest green algae from this era to be preserved in three dimensions.

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Neuroscience Air pollution may worsen autism-related hospital admissions. Autistic children seem to be at heightened risk of being admitted to hospital if they are exposed to air pollution for relatively brief periods, with boys more at risk than girls, suggests research.

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r/science 5h ago

Environment A nationwide study in the United States found that population-weighted exposure to green spaces, especially nearby forests, may reduce the risk of COVID-19 infection (after controlling for population allocation, spatial autocorrelation, and many other types of covariates).

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Health Association between meatless diet and depression: Participants who excluded meat from their diet were found to have a higher prevalence of depressive episodes as compared to participants who consumed meat. This association is independent of socioeconomic, lifestyle factors,and nutrient deficiencies.

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r/science 14h ago

Environment Scientists chart 45 million years of Antarctic temperature change. The new study of Earth’s past is one of the clearest indications yet that humans continue to produce CO2 levels for which we can expect major ice loss at the Antarctic margins and global sea-level rise over the coming decades

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r/science 1h ago

Engineering In-home wireless device tracks disease progression in Parkinson’s patients

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r/science 17h ago

Environment The oceans are getting so warm that crystals are starting to form in it - and they release CO2 while doing so.

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r/science 6h ago

Health Increased Protein with Decreased Carbohydrate Intake Reduces Postprandial Blood Glucose Levels in Women with Gestational Diabetes: The iPRO Study

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r/science 6h ago

Epidemiology Global dietary quality in 185 countries from 1990 to 2018 show wide differences by nation, age, education, and urbanicity

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r/science 4h ago

Neuroscience New research reveals relationship between particular brain circuits and different aspects of mental wellbeing in the social, emotional, sleep, and anger domains

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r/science 9h ago

Neuroscience Novel genetically based impulsivity score may help identify children who are especially vulnerable. This discovery of a novel score for impulsivity in early life can inform prevention strategies and programs for children and adolescents who are at risk for psychiatric disorders.

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r/science 22h ago

Earth Science Palos Verdes fault running along coast of LA, OC could trigger devastating earthquake, study finds

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r/science 17h ago

Health Cannabis Decriminalization and Legalization and Road Safety Outcomes: A systematic review finds, among other things, medical legalization was associated with reductions in fatal motor-vehicle collisions, whereas recreational legalization was conversely associated with increases in fatal collisions.

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Neuroscience Alternate day fasting and time-restricted feeding may confer similar neuroprotective effects during aging in male rats (Sept 2022)

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Psychology A trait called "morbid curiosity" might explain why some people are attracted to violent music like death metal

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r/science 22h ago

Social Science LinkedIn Ran Social Experiments on 20 Million Users Over Five Years: A study that looked back at those tests found that relatively weak social connections were more helpful in finding jobs than stronger social ties. Link to news article in comments.

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r/science 14h ago

Biology Innovative technology for long-term blood flow imaging: Single ip injection turns the blood fluorescent for months . Liver-secreted fluorescent blood plasma markers enable chronic imaging of the microcirculation (Cell Reports Methods)

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r/science 6h ago

Epidemiology Associations of HDL-C/LDL-C with myocardial infarction, all-cause mortality, haemorrhagic stroke and ischaemic stroke: a longitudinal study based on 384 093 participants from the UK Biobank

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r/science 1d ago

Environment Arctic sea-ice loss is projected to lead to more frequent strong El Niño events. Researchers conclude that at least 37–48% of the increase of strong El Niño near the end of the 21st century is associated specifically with Arctic sea-ice loss.

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Health Dietary weight loss intervention provides improvement of gastroesophageal reflux disease symptoms—A randomized clinical trial

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Chemistry Parkinson’s breakthrough can diagnose disease from skin swabs in 3 minutes

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Computer Science Researchers have installed electronic “brains” (a CMOS semiconductor) on solar-powered robots that are 100 to 250 micrometers in size – smaller than an ant’s head – so that they can walk autonomously without being externally controlled

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r/science 19h ago

Health Basal Serum Diamine Oxidase Levels as a Biomarker of Histamine Intolerance: A Retrospective Cohort Study

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Medicine Structure-based discovery of small molecules that disaggregate Alzheimer’s disease tissue derived tau fibrils in vitro

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